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Wallace A. (Wally) Wood was a self-taught [[SF]] and comic book artist, although he did attend the Minneapolis School of Art and Burne Hogarth's Cartoonist and Illustrators School for short periods.
 
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He received an [[Inkpot Award]] in 1980, and in 1992 was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Hall of Fame.
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Wood is mainly remembered today for his excellent work in SF comic books. A brief biography appears in Bill Schelly's Founders of Comic Fandom (McFarland, 2010).
  
Wood is mainly remembered today for his excellent work in SF comic books. A brief biography appears in Bill Schelly's Founders of Comic Fandom (McFarland, 2010).
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Latest revision as of 13:19, 14 February 2020

(1927 -- 1981)

Wallace A. (Wally) Wood was a self-taught SF and comic book artist, although he did attend the Minneapolis School of Art and Burne Hogarth's Cartoonist and Illustrators School for short periods.

In 1951 he became one of the major artists for EC Comics, working mainly on their SF comics. When EC dropped its comic book line in 1956, Wood contributed to EC's Mad Magazine, but also did work for SF magazines such as Galaxy, If, and Worlds of Tomorrow. He also did artwork for hardcover and paperback SF books, including some of the Galaxy Novels.

He left the SF magazine field when the comic book field experienced a resurgence in the 1960s.

He created Witzend in 1966. At one time Dan Adkins was his assistant.

In 1981 he committed suicide.

Wood is mainly remembered today for his excellent work in SF comic books. A brief biography appears in Bill Schelly's Founders of Comic Fandom (McFarland, 2010).

Awards, Honors and GoHships:


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Also involved with: 1959 Best Professional Artist Hugo - 1960 Best Professional Artist Hugo - Galaxy Science Fiction Novels
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