Bernie Wrightson (1948–2017)

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A comic book stylist noted for his horror illustrations, Wrightson helped revamp the horror comic in the 1970s. He combined a modern sensibility with a distinctive drafting ability rare to the then-moribund industry, bridging the gap between the previous decade's giddy optimism and the explosion of more sophisticated content ahead. Among his ... See full bio »


(age 68) in Austin, Texas, USA
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Reign of Fire Special Effects
Galaxy Quest Special Effects
The Mist Art Department
Land of the Dead Makeup Department


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 2019 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (based on characters created for DC by - 7 episodes)
- Brilliant Disguise (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- The Price You Pay (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Drive All Night (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Darkness on the Edge of Town (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- He Speaks (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
 2017 Justice League Action Shorts (TV Series) (character created by: Swamp Thing - 1 episode)
- Missing the Mark (2017) ... (character created by: Swamp Thing)
 2017 Batman and Harley Quinn (character created by: Swamp Thing)
 2016-2017 Justice League Action (TV Series) (character created by: Swamp Thing - 4 episodes)
- The Fatal Fare (2017) ... (character created by: Swamp Thing)
- Garden of Evil (2017) ... (character created by: Swamp Thing)
- Zombie King (2017) ... (character created by: Swamp Thing)
- Abate and Switch (Shazam Slam) (2016) ... (character created by: Swamp Thing)
 2017 Justice League Dark (Video) (character created by: Swamp Thing)
 1992 Swamp Thing (Video Game) (based on characters created by)
 1990-1991 Swamp Thing (TV Mini-Series) (creator: Swamp Thing - 5 episodes)
- Experiment in Terror (1991) ... (creator - as Berni Wrightson)
- Legend of the Lost Cavern (1991) ... (creator - as Berni Wrightson)
- Falling Red Star (1991) ... (creator - as Berni Wrightson)
- To Live Forever (1991) ... (creator - as Berni Wrightson)
- The Un-Men Unleashed (1990) ... (creator - as Berni Wrightson)
 1990/I Swamp Thing (TV Series) (comic book)
 1989 The Return of Swamp Thing (comic book - as Berni Wrightson)
 1982 Swamp Thing (comic book)
 1981 Heavy Metal (original story - segment "Captain Sternn", as Berni Wrightson)
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Noted comic book artist best known for his horror comics which include co-creation of The Swamp Thing.

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