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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 #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 Weird Science #21 Cover Original Art (EC, 1953)
Wally Wood Weird Science #21 Cover Original Art (EC, 1953)....
Lot 92304
Auction 7002
Friday, February 27, 2009
$71,700.00
Wally Wood Bug-Eyed Monster Print (c. 1960s)
Wally Wood Bug-Eyed Monster Print (c. 1960s)....
Lot 11849
Auction 121813
Sunday, April 1, 2018
$155.35
Wally Wood's Weird Sex-Fantasy Signed Limited Edition Portfolio #1699/2000 (Collector's Press, 1977)
Wally Wood's Weird Sex-Fantasy Signed Limited Edition Portfolio #1699/2000 (Collector's Press, 1977)....
Lot 11994
Auction 121809
Sunday, March 4, 2018
$197.18

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ItemCurrent Bid or Price
Wally Wood Weird Science-Fantasy #26 Story Page 1 Atomic Bomb Original Art (EC, 1954)
Wally Wood Weird Science-Fantasy #26 Story Page 1 Atomic Bomb Original Art (EC, 1954)....
Lot 93298
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$550.00
Wally Wood MAD Magazine #34 Complete 4-Page Story "Two Chinese Fellas who go to an American Restaurant" Origin...
Wally Wood MAD Magazine #34 Complete 4-Page Story "Two Chinese Fellas who go to an American Restaurant" Original A... (Total: 4 Original Art)
Lot 93299
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$380.00
Wally Wood Heroes, Inc. #2 Story Page 3 Misfits Original Art (CPL Gang, 1976)
Wally Wood Heroes, Inc. #2 Story Page 3 Misfits Original Art (CPL Gang, 1976)....
Lot 93300
Auction 7187
Friday, May 11, 2018
$160.00
Wally Wood Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine Original Art (World Editions, 1958)
Wally Wood Galaxy Science Fiction Magazine Original Art (World Editions, 1958)....
Lot 94807
Auction 7187
Saturday, May 12, 2018
$46.00
Wally Wood Comic Book Foldees #35 Original Art (Topps, 1966).... (Total: 2 Items)
Wally Wood Comic Book Foldees #35 Original Art (Topps, 1966).... (Total: 2 Items)
Lot 94808
Auction 7187
Saturday, May 12, 2018
$60.00

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