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Tag Archives: Basil Wolverton
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
I’ve mentioned Basil Wolverton’s Culture Corner, which ran in Whiz Comics from 1945 to 1952, a few times in the past.Â Now Dinosaur Gardens has collected quite a few (all ?) of these delightfully absurd strips in one handy pdf … Continue reading
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. Â They include : comic cards featuring the Captains Marvel and Midnight (above), … Continue reading
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.Â These two examples were published in Whiz … Continue reading
On Golden Age Comic Book Stories, Door Tree presents Shock Shannon, a discontinued newspaper strip by Basil Wolverton from the 1930’s.Â Also check out the other samples of vintage Wolverton art that’s currently features on Door Tree’s blog.