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Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Basil Wolverton's Powerhouse Pepper

Stephen Worth, for ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive Project Blog, has posted two stories by Basil Wolverton from Timely's Joker and Gay Comics.
".... In 1942, Wolverton turned his cartooning skills to comedy for Timely Comics, which was later to become Marvel. The two stories here are from Timely's Joker Comics and the unfortunately titled Gay Comics. Wolverton's Powerhouse Pepper comics reflected his unique sense of humor, and forshadowed the early comic book version of Mad Magazine. ..."
Basil Wolverton's Powerhouse Pepper.

Mr. Worth also points to this post in Uncle Eddie's Theory Corner! with some of Wolverton's work from Mad Magazine. Learn what should be done with your long beard while eating.