WRIGHTSON, BERNIE
 Name and vital stats
  WRIGHTSON, BERNARD ALBERT [1948- ] (artist; writer) also used BERNI
 Family in arts
  Wife: Michelle Wrightson
 Influences
  Frank Frazetta; Al Williamson; Al Dorne; Grahan Ingels; Jack Davis; Howard Pyle
 Print Media (non-comics)
  Artist: Album covers: 1981/88 Meat Loaf's Dead Ringer; Confessions of an Opium Eater> 81 88
  Artist: Books: Nightmare Hour [an illustration] 1999> 99
  Artist: Magazines: 1968-74 Esquire; Witchcraft and Sorcery '72; Famous Monsters of Filmland '74; Monsters and Heroes '68> 68
  Artist: Paperbacks & Dustjackets: 1968-96 Cycle of Werewolf '83; Cycle of the Werewolf '86; Dark Destiny III: Children of Dracula '96> 68
  Artist: Paperbacks & Dustjackets: 1968-96 Meat Loaf's Dead Ringer '81; Conan Reader '68+; Conan booklets '70+; Frankenstein '83; Creepshow '82> 68
  Artist: Paperbacks & Dustjackets: 1968-96 The Conan Grimoire '72; The Stand; House of Mystery #1-2 '73; Flight of Icarus '77; The Studio ';79> 68
  Artist: Portfolio: The Lost Frankenstein Pages [for APPLE]
  Cartoonist: Newspaper: Batimore Sun [7 months] first cartooning job
  Writer & Artist: Gothic Blimp Works 1969 tabloid> 69
 Performing Arts
  Designer: Theatrical designs: Ghostbusters 1983 film production sketches> 83
 Commercial Art & Design
  Continuity Associates
 Additional biography
  A Look Back - Land of Enchantmant, 1979
  Alter Ego #41 Oct., 2004
  Comics Journal #76, 1982; #100, 1985
  Great Comic Book Artists, 1986
  I'll Be Damned #1, 1970
  Infinity #2-3, 1970-71
  Masters of Comic Book Art, 1987
  Studio [a chapter] 1979 paperback
  Video: The Masters of Comic Book Art, 1987
 Honors
  Academy of Comic Book Arts Best Drama Penciller 1972> 72
  Fandom's Favorite Pro Artist 1973> 73
 Comics in other media
  Gag cartoons (pen/ink/) 1973/86 for National Lampoon> 73 86
  PURPLE PICTOGRAPHY (pen/ink/) 1971-72 in Swank> 71 72
  RED-NECK MAN (pen/ink/) 1972 in Esquire> 72
 PLUME COMICS
  GAY COMICS~ (pen/ink/) 1984 graphic album reprint> 84
 Co-creator; Artist
  SWAMP THING
 French comics
  SPECIAL USA~ (pen/ink/) 1986> 86
 Comics Studio (Shop)
  CRUSTY BUNKERS (pen/ink/) 1972> 72
 APPLE COMICS
  BIG BAD BLOOD OF DRACULA~ (pen/ink/) 1990 reprint> 90
 ARCHIVAL PRESS
  BACK FOR MORE~ (pen/ink/) 1978 reprint> 78
 COMIC ART PUBLISHERS
  Filler (pen/ink/) 1972 in FLASH GORDON graphic album> 72
 FANTACO PUBLICATIONS
  DEJA-VU~ (pen/ink/) 1983 reprint> 83
 FANTAGRAPHICS BOOKS
  BERNI WRIGHTSON: REAPER OF LOVE~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1988 graphic album reprint> 88
  COMPLETE PURPLE PICTOGRAPHY, THE~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1991 graphic album reprint> 91
 KITCHEN SINK PRESS
  CAPTAIN STERNN (wr/pen/ink/) 1993-94 and covers> 93 94
 NEW COMICS GROUP
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1989> 89
  POEMTOONS~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1990> 90
 PACIFIC COMICS
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1983> 83
 TUNDRA PUBLISHING LTD.
  Covers (pen/) 1992> 92
 WALLY WOOD
  WITZEND~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1970> 70
 Note on comics career
  Initiated with Jim Starlin the Ethiopian benefit comic
  Some writing in addition to art for comic books
 Fan & trade zines
  Abyss (pen/ink/)
  Amazing World of DC Comics (pen/ink/)
  Badtime Stories (pen/ink/)
  Comic Book Artist (contrib/) #5, 1999> 99
  Comic Book Artist Special Edition (contrib/) #1, 1999> 99
  Comic Crusader (pen/ink/) 1969/72> 69 72
  Graphic Showcase (pen/ink/)
  Infinity (pen/ink/)
  Spa Fan (pen/ink/)
 CHARLES F. MILLER
  BERNIE WRIGHTSON'S FRANKENSTEIN TPB~ (adapt/pen/ink/) 1996 reprint> 96
 CONTINUITY COMICS
  FREAK, THE~ (pen/ink/) c1987 graphic album reprint> 87
  HILLS ARE ALIVE, THE (wr/pen/ink/)
 DC COMICS
  Backup feature (pen/ink/) 1970 in CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN> 70
  BATMAN (ink/) 1975> 75
  BATMAN (pen/ink/) 1988 with graphic album reprint '91> 88
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1971-78/82/88> 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 82 88
  D C SILVER AGE CLASSICS~ (pen/ink/) 1992 with reprint of Swamp Thing> 92
  EL DIABLO (ink/) 1972> 72
  GREEN LANTERN (ink/) 1971> 71
  GREEN LANTERN AND GREEN ARROW (ink/) 1971> 71
  HEROES AGAINST HUNGER~ (pen/) 1986 Superman and Batman> 86
  HOUSE OF MYSTERY~ (pen/ink/) 1969-74> 69 70 71 72 73 74
  HOUSE OF SECRETS~ (pen/ink/) 1971-73> 71 72 73
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1984/86/89> 84 86 89
  KONG THE UNTAMED (pen/ink/) 1975> 75
  NIGHTMASTER (pen/ink/) 1969> 69
  PELLUCIDAR (ink/) 1972> 72
  PLOP!~ (pen/ink/) 1970s> 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79
  SHADOW, THE (ink/) 1974> 74
  SPECTRE, THE (pen/ink/) 1969> 69
  Support (col/) 1972-73/88/97 on his own art> 72 73 88 97
  Support (paint/) 1988/97> 88 97
  SWAMP THING (pen/ink/some plot/) 1971-74> 71 72 73 74
  UNEXPECTED, THE~ (pen/ink/) 1969-71> 69 70 71
  WEIRD, THE (pen/) 1988> 88
  WITCHING HOUR, THE~ (pen/ink/) 1969> 69
 ECLIPSE ENTERPRISES
  BERNI WRIGHTSON, MASTER OF THE MACABRE~ (pen/ink/) 1984> 84
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1984/86> 84 86
 G & D PUBLICATIONS
  BLAST~ (pen/ink/) 1971> 71
 HEAVY METAL
  Covers (paint/) 1977> 77
  HEAVY METAL MAGAZINE~ (pen/ink/) 1979> 79
  Illustration (pen/ink/paint/) 1977/80/82> 77 80 82
 MAJOR MAGAZINES
  Covers (paint/) 1970> 70
  Illustration (pen/ink/) 1969-70> 69 70
  WEB OF HORROR~ (pen/ink/) 1969-70> 69 70
 MARVEL COMICS
  CAPTAIN MARVEL (ink/) 1975> 75
  Covers (pen/ink/) 1975-87/91> 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 91
  EPIC ILLUSTRATED~ (pen/ink/) 1982/84/86> 82 84 86
  FRANKENSTEIN (adapt/pen/ink/) 1983> 83
  HULK AND THING (pen/ink/) 1987> 87
  INTERSTELLAR TOYBOX (wr/pen/ink/) 1983> 83
  KULL (pen/ink/) 1971> 71
  Mystery / occult (pen/ink/) c1970-c76> 70 71 72 73 74 75 76
  PUNISHER, THE (pen/ink/) 1991> 91
  SPIDER-MAN (pen/ink/) 1986> 86
  SUB-MARINER (ink/) 1971> 71
  Support (col/) 1985-88> 85 86 87 88
  VALANNUS AND KALLIGOR (ink/) 1971> 71
  X-MEN: HEROES FOR HOPE (plot/pen/) 1985> 85
 NATIONAL LAMPOON
  VERY LARGE BOOK OF COMICAL FUNNIES~ (pen/ink/) 1986 graphic album> 86
 SEABOARD COMICS
  MORLOCK 2000 (ink/) 1975> 75
  SCORPION (asst ink/) 1975> 75
  SCORPION, THE (ink/) 1975> 75
 SIGNET BOOKS
  CREEPSHOW~ (pen/ink/) 1982 paperback reprint> 82
 SKYWALD PUBLISHING COMPANY
  Horror (pen/ink/) 1972> 72
 WARREN PUBLICATIONS
  Backup feature (wr/pen/ink/) 1974/77 in VAMPIRELLA> 74 77
  Covers (paint/) 1974/77/79/85> 74 77 79 85
  CREEPY~ (pen/ink/) 1974-78/82> 74 75 76 77 78 82
  EERIE~ (wr/pen/ink/) 1974-76> 74 75 76
  REUBEN YOUNGBLOOD: PRIVATE EYE! (pen/) 1976/81> 76 81