Sex and Death, by Roger Brand

Roger Brand grew up in San Francisco's East Bay. He drew his first lines as a comic book artist as an assistant for the legendary Wally Wood and Gil Kane from 1964 to 1969. Then he joined the underground comix family, making cartoons for 'Gothic Blimp Works', the short-lived, all-cartoon supplement of New York's East Village Other newspaper. Complications associated with alcoholism cut Roger's life short, but his highly accomplished style, in the tradition of the best EC comic art, lives on in scores of publications, including 'Creepy', 'Witzend', 'Tales of the Leather Nun', 'Insect Fear', 'Real Pulp Comics', 'Young Lust' and 'Tales of Sex and Death'.

comic art by Roger Brand

Tales of Sex and Death cover, by Roger Brand

Overview of underground comix

Last updated: 2006-12-20

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