Bernie Wrightson

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Birthday
27, 1948
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Mar 18, 2017 (68)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
27, 1948
Birthplace
Baltimore, MD
Death Date
Mar 18, 2017 (68)

About

Legendary artist best known for his horror comics and illustrations as seen in Marvel and DC. He's most notable for co-creating the Swamp Thing in House of Secrets. He had many collaborations with novelist Stephen King.

Before Fame

He drew his first professional comic book story called The Man Who Murdered Himself in 1968.

Trivia

Episode 16 season seven of The Walking Dead was dedicated to him in memory.

Family Life

He had two sons named John and Jeffrey with his first wife Michele Wrightson. He was later married to Liz Wrightson until his death on March 18, 2017, after a long battle with brain cancer.

Associated With

He met Frank Frazetta at a comic-book convention, where he was first inspired to produce his own stories.