Legendary artist Bernie Wrightson passed over the weekend. Wrightson’s career spanned five decades. His illustrations are simply iconic. Along with Frank Frazetta, Wrightson was arguably one of the most admired and respected artists in the sci-fi, horror, fantasy and comic book genres. My first introduction to Wrightson’s art was this Frankenstein piece:
The lines and composition are stunning. There is a giant Bernie-size hole in the world now. Wrightson’s wife, Liz, has posted a message with his obituary on his website.