The Big Book of Weirdos

 BBO6   (Paradox, 1995)

©1995 Paradox Press. Stories ©1995 their respective creators.

The Big Book of Weirdos is the amusing follow-up to Paradox Press’s The Big Book of Urban Legends. This giant-sized book collects the biographies of sixty-seven of the world’s greatest eccentrics in comic form. Among the characters covered are the mad emperor Caligula of ancient Rome, Henrietta Howland Robinson (“The Witch of Wall Street”), escape artist Harry Houdini, and the depraved Marquis de Sade.

The collection was assembled by Carl Posey, and the individual biographies are illustrated by a long list of talented comic artists. Although it sometimes seems—dare we say it?—overly critical of its subjects (particularly Thomas Edison and Henry Ford), it’s still a captivating book.

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#1

 
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Anthology; B&WGahan Wilson, Carl PoseyRoger Langridge, Randy DuBurke, Richard Piers Rayner, Ed Hillyer, Simon Fraser, James Romberger, Mark Badger, Colin MacNeil, Greg Ruth, Chris McLoughlin, Mike Zeck, Tony Harris, Rick Geary, Rebecca Guay, Joe Staton, Robin Smith, Steve Leialoha, Graham Higgins, Will Simpson, Donald David, Dave DeVries, Leo Durañona, Jeff Parker, Al Davison, Steve Lieber, Gary Amaro, Jim Fern, Woodrow Phoenix, Craig Hamilton, Ted Naifeh, Greg Theakston, Robert McCallum, Hunt Emerson, Art Wetherell, Mitch O’Connell, Russell Braun, Zina Saunders, Frank Quitely, Richard Case, Tayyar Ozkan, Peter Gross, Feliks Dobrin, Rick Parker, Joe Phillips, David G. Klein, Michael Avon Oeming, David Hine, Nghia Lam, Alec Stevens, D’Israeli, Batton Lash, Jamie Tolagson, Graham Manley, Danny Hellman, Tom Sutton, Mark Wheatley, Linda Medley, Teddy Kristiansen, Floyd Hughes, Mitch Waxman, Kieron Dwyer, Michael Jantze, Peter Kuper

#1 (2nd printing)

  9/1/2008
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Anthology; Published by Metro Books; B&WGahan Wilson, Carl PoseyRoger Langridge, Randy DuBurke, Richard Piers Rayner, Ed Hillyer, Simon Fraser, James Romberger, Mark Badger, Colin MacNeil, Greg Ruth, Chris McLoughlin, Mike Zeck, Tony Harris, Rick Geary, Rebecca Guay, Joe Staton, Robin Smith, Steve Leialoha, Graham Higgins, Will Simpson, Donald David, Dave DeVries, Leo Durañona, Jeff Parker, Al Davison, Steve Lieber, Gary Amaro, Jim Fern, Woodrow Phoenix, Craig Hamilton, Ted Naifeh, Greg Theakston, Robert McCallum, Hunt Emerson, Art Wetherell, Mitch O’Connell, Russell Braun, Zina Saunders, Frank Quitely, Richard Case, Tayyar Ozkan, Peter Gross, Feliks Dobrin, Rick Parker, Joe Phillips, David G. Klein, Michael Avon Oeming, David Hine, Nghia Lam, Alec Stevens, D’Israeli, Batton Lash, Jamie Tolagson, Graham Manley, Danny Hellman, Tom Sutton, Mark Wheatley, Linda Medley, Teddy Kristiansen, Floyd Hughes, Mitch Waxman, Kieron Dwyer, Michael Jantze, Peter Kuper