Friday, February 22, 2008

Gahan Wilson - Cartoonist

Steven-Charles Jaffe, producer of STAR TREK IV and various other projects, has recently put together a documentary on the life and times of cartoonist Gahan Wilson. Wilson's probably best known for his unsettling cartoons in Playboy, but I'll always remember his comic strip for the National Lampoon, "Nuts." There was more bittersweet truth in that one page strip (ostensibly a parody of "Peanuts") than most people can cram into a whole book.

Tom Spurgeon at the excellent Comics Reporter has a nice interview with Jaffe discussing the project at --