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Bernard Krigstein
Messages in a Bottle Comic Book Stories by B. Krigstein
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Working in comic books for just over a decade in the 1940s and '50s, Bernard Krigstein applied all the craft, intelligence, and ambition of a burgeoning "serious" artist, achieving results that remain stunning to this day. While his legend rests mostly on his landmark narratives created for EC Comics, dozens of stories for lesser publishers equally showcase his singular draftsmanship and radical reinterpretation of the comics page.

Harvey and Eisner Award-winning Krigstein biographer Greg Sadowski has assembled the very best of the artist's work, starting with his earliest creative rumblings, through his glory days at EC, to his final daring experiments for Stan Lees Atlas Comics — running through nearly every genre popular at the time, be it horror, science fiction, war, western, or romance.

This edition reprints the out-of-print 2004 hardcover B. Krigstein Comics, with a number of stories re-tooled and improved in terms of reproduction, and several new stories added. Legendary EC colorist Marie Severin, in her last major assignment before her retirement, recolored 20 stories for this edition.

The remainder has been taken from printed comics, digitally restored with subtlety and restraint. Original art pages, photostats from Krigstein's personal archives, and an extensive set of historical and editorial notes by Sadowski round out this compelling volume.

Author: editor Greg Sadowski
Artists: Bernard Krigstein, Marie Severin
Publisher: Fantagraphics Books, 2013
Number of pages: 272
Format: Soft Cover; Full Colour illustrations
Size: 8" x 11" (205mm x 270mm)
ISBN: 9781606995808

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