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Prof. Jogg meets the cartoonist

I’m not really sure whether this quaint little story by Basil Wolverton is in any way autobiographical, but it goes to show : there’s nothing that a bit of dynamite can’t solve! The other lesson is for those among us … Continue reading

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More Culture Corner

I’ve mentioned Basil Wolverton’s Culture Corner, which ran in Whiz Comics from 1945 to 1952, a few times in the past.  Now Dinosaur Gardens has collected quite a few (all ?) of these delightfully absurd strips in one handy pdf … Continue reading

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Whiz Comics

Tying up some of my previous posts, here are some ephemera from Whiz Comics # 79 from 1949, which was just made available in a masterfully scanned version.  They include : comic cards featuring the Captains Marvel and Midnight (above), … Continue reading

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Culture Corner

In the later issues of Whiz Comics, Basil Wolverton had a recurring feature called Culture Corner, dispensing advise on how to behave in his own trademark style of hyperbolic art and absurd narration.  These two examples were published in Whiz … Continue reading

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Shock Shannon !

On Golden Age Comic Book Stories, Door Tree presents Shock Shannon, a discontinued newspaper strip by Basil Wolverton from the 1930’s.  Also check out the other samples of vintage Wolverton art that’s currently features on Door Tree’s blog.

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Wolverton apocalypse

In the early 1950’s, cartoonist Basil Wolverton was asked to come up with some horrific illustrations of what the Apocalypse will be like. According to Monte Wolverton, Basil’s son and a topical cartoonist in his own right, color versions of … Continue reading

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