Bernie Wrightson (1948–2017)


STARmeter
SEE RANK
Down 21,971 this week
Clip
3:04 | Clip
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 »

Died:

(age 68) in Austin, Texas, USA

Our Favorite Trailers of the Week

Catch up with the latest trailers in under 60 seconds, including "Harley Quinn," Birds of Prey, "October Faction," and "Locke & Key."

Watch now

Déjà View: Noteworthy Reboots and Remakes

You can add Little Women to the list! Take a look at even more movies and TV shows that were so nice they made 'em twice (at least).

See the full gallery

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 21 people
created 16 Feb 2013
 
a list of 705 people
created 12 Jan 2017
 
a list of 743 people
created 28 Dec 2016
 
a list of 31 people
created 19 Mar 2017
 
a list of 2628 people
created 13 Feb 2013
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Bernie Wrightson's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win. See more awards »

Related Videos

Photos

1 video »

Known For

Reign of Fire Special Effects
(2002)
Galaxy Quest Special Effects
(1999)
The Mist Art Department
(2007)
Land of the Dead Makeup Department
(2005)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (11 credits)
 2019 Swamp Thing (TV Series) (based on characters created for DC by - 10 episodes)
- Loose Ends (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- The Anatomy Lesson (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Long Walk Home (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- Brilliant Disguise (2019) ... (based on characters created for DC by)
- The Price You Pay (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)
Show Show Art department (10 credits)
Show Show Makeup Department (3 credits)
Show Show Special effects (2 credits)
Show Show Actor (2 credits)
Show Show Animation department (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (2 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (8 credits)
Show Show Self (11 credits)
Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Noted comic book artist best known for his horror comics which include co-creation of The Swamp Thing.

Official Sites:

Artist's site

Alternate Names:

Berni Wrightson
Edit

Did You Know?

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed