Basil Wolverton

Basil Wolverton

Basil Wolverton (* 9. Juli 1909 in Central Point, Oregon; † 31. Dezember 1978 in Vancouver, Washington) war ein US-amerikanischer Comiczeichner, der unter anderem für Marvel, MAD und Playboy arbeitete. Er war bekannt für seinen witzig-grotesken Zeichenstil ("spaghetti and meatballs" style).

Basil Wolverton

1946 gewann er einen Zeichenwettbewerb zum Thema Lena the Hyena – hässlichste Frau der Welt. Preisrichter des Wettbewerbs waren Boris Karloff, Frank Sinatra und Salvador Dalí.


  • The Bible Story (1982)
  • Wolvertoons: The Art of Basil Wolverton (1990)
  • Wolverton in Space (1997)
  • Basil Wolverton's Powerhouse Pepper (2001)
  • The Basil Wolverton Reader Vol.1 (2003)
  • The Basil Wolverton Reader Vol.2 (2004)

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