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wolverton.jpg (5418 bytes)These sixteen drawings represent some of Basil Wolverton's best work, done at the peak of his skill--contemporary with his finest horror/science fiction comic book work, and his early work for MAD magazine.

BASIL WOLVERTON'S
THE APOCALYPSE

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Giant Tsunami

"On the earth, nations will be in anguish and perplexity at the roaring and tossing of the sea."
­ Luke 21:25
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Volcano and Waterspouts

"The second angel sounded his trumpet, and something like a huge mountain, all ablaze, was thrown into the sea. A third of the sea turned into blood, a third of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed."
­ Revelation 8:8-9
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Giant Hailstones

"From the sky huge hailstones of about a hundred pounds each fell upon men. And they cursed God on account of the plague of hail, because the plague was so terrible."
­ Revelation 16:21
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Mass Burial

"A third of mankind was killed by the three plagues of fire, smoke and sulphur that came out of their
mouths."
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The Plague of Boils

"Then I heard a loud voice from the temple saying to the seven angels, 'Go, pour out the seven bowls of God's wrath on the earth.' The first angel went and poured out his bowl on the land, and ugly and painful sores broke out on the people who had the mark of the beast and worshipped his image."
Next> Part three.
 
Original B&W published in 1975 in Prophecy, 1959.
All images and text ©1998 Monte Wolverton, unless otherwise noted.