The Taser's Edge


Just in case you wanted to get me a gift for some or no reason…

Check out The Wolverton Bible by Basil Wolverton.  I wrote a post about Wolverton’s Culture Corner series a couple weeks back.  Apparently, one of his final projects (done concurrently with his continuing work at MAD magazine), commissioned by the Worldwide Church of God (interestingly, a church formerly known as the Radio Church of God, according to Wikipedia), was an illustrated version of the Bible, or at least parts of it.  A sample (Adam being formed out of the dust):

More of the particular preview from which this image was taken can be found here.  (Currently wondering what to make of the fact that I just directed you to a site whose home page, as of this writing, boasts a story about the CEO of Wizards of the Coast, the company which owns Dungeons and Dragons.)



Basil Wolverton’s Culture Corner

Collected and scanned by Dinosaur Gardens (and there are many more wonderful ones where this came from, so check out the site), pointed out by Drawn! The Illustration and Cartooning Blog.