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    Bernie Wrightson - Scream Door #1 Cover Original Art (1971). Bernie Wrightson's life-long affection for the Frankenstein mythos proved to be a constant inspiration for the artist. This early page shows the influences of both the Boris Karloff Universal movies and Jack Davis' popular six-foot poster portrait with its humorous take on the creature (often advertised in the Warren magazines). Besides appearing on the cover of the fanzine, Scream Door #1, the bottom panel of this compelling page was printed on page 274 of Christopher Zavisa's superb monograph, Berni Wrightson: A Look Back. In that book Wrightson mused, "Ever since I first started working professionally I drew the monster into various things. You can find him in just about everything from fanzines to Swamp Thing. It seems as though my whole career up to this point has been in preparation for an illustration of the novel." The image area of the page is 15" x 17.5". There are a few very small stains scattered on the page; otherwise the art is in Excellent condition. Bernie Wrightson has signed the page, in the border, at the lower right. Any portrait of the Frankenstein creature is sure to be a prized showpiece of a die-hard Wrightson fan-addict, so bid accordingly!

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