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Wally Wood

Wally Wood

Nationality: American

Biography:
Wally Wood (American, 1927-1981): is widely regarded as one of the greatest comic book artists in the war, crime, science fiction, superhero, and humor genres. A child prodigy, Wood blended the disparate cartooning influences of Hal Foster, Alex Raymond, Milton Caniff, and Will Eisner into a detail-laden style uniquely his own. After briefly working as an assistant to Will Eisner and George Wunder, and producing some early romance comic stories for Fox, Wood came into his own at EC and Avon, working on science fiction stories. Equally impressive was his uproarious work for Harvey Kurtzman’s EC humor title, Mad. During the Silver Age Wood re-designed Daredevil for Marvel, and was heavily involved in producing the super-hero /spy line-up, the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents for Tower. Wood also launched the important independent magazine, witzend. Other important projects in his canon include his fantasy stories for Warren Publishing, his sexy syndicated strips for the military, Sally Forth and Cannon, and his graphic novel trilogy based on his childhood creation, the Wizard King. Perhaps his most hilariously infamous satire was his XXX-rated parody poster, the Disneyland Memorial Orgy. Wood collaborated with many talented assistants over his career including Harry Harrison, Joe Orlando, Dan Adkins, Ralph Reese, Wayne Howard, Larry Hama, Paul Kirchner, Mike Zeck, and many others.

 

Wally Wood Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
Wally Wood Daredevil #9 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1965)
Wally Wood Daredevil #9 Cover Original Art (Marvel, 1965)....
Lot 92001
Auction 7124
Saturday, February 20, 2016
$149,375
Wally Wood Weird Science #22 Cover Original Art (EC, 1953)
Wally Wood Weird Science #22 Cover Original Art (EC, 1953)....
Lot 92220
Auction 7189
Saturday, August 4, 2018
$90,000.00
Wally Wood Weird Science #15 "Captivity" Cover Original Art (EC, 1952)
Wally Wood Weird Science #15 "Captivity" Cover Original Art (EC, 1952)....
Lot 92379
Auction 7084
Saturday, November 23, 2013
$71,700.00
Wally Wood Wanted for Wholesale Slaughter Poster Original Art (Topps, 1967)
Wally Wood Wanted for Wholesale Slaughter Poster Original Art (Topps, 1967)....
Lot 15189
Auction 121839
Sunday, September 30, 2018
$528.00
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Wally Wood, Bill Elder, and Robert Williams - Adult-Oriented Prints Group of 3 (c. 1971-2005).... (Total: 3 Items)
Lot 14015
Auction 121833
Sunday, August 19, 2018
$216.00

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Harry Harrison Weird Science #14 Complete 6-Page Story "Machine from Nowhere" Original Art (EC, 1950).... (6)
Harry Harrison Weird Science #14 Complete 6-Page Story "Machine from Nowhere" Original Art (EC, 1950).... (6)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Wally Wood Cannon Comic Strip #C66 Original Art (Wood and Richter, 1973).... (2)
Wally Wood Cannon Comic Strip #C66 Original Art (Wood and Richter, 1973).... (2)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Wally Wood and Dan Adkins T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #6 Story Page 13 Original Art (Tower, 1966).... (1)
Wally Wood and Dan Adkins T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #6 Story Page 13 Original Art (Tower, 1966).... (1)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Wally Wood Tower of Shadows #6 Story Page 2 Original Art (Marvel, 1970).... (1)
Wally Wood Tower of Shadows #6 Story Page 2 Original Art (Marvel, 1970).... (1)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Wally Wood MAD #79 Complete 5-Page Story "MAD's Discount Center Owner of the Year" Original Art (EC, 1963)...
Wally Wood MAD #79 Complete 5-Page Story "MAD's Discount Center Owner of the Year" Original Art (EC, 1963).... (5)

Auction 7192
Saturday, November 17, 2018
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