Comic Artist Bernie Wrightson Hospitalized – Updated

Bernie_WrightsonComics legend Bernie Wrightson was taken to hospital today after a series of small strokes. According to his wife, Liz, tests are being done and surgery is possible but his cognition and spirits are good. On her facebook page she stated: "Overall he is okay, as we got him to the hospital FAST. Send good thoughts and all that."

Any schedule convention appearances over the next few weeks are most likely cancelled.

Wrightson is most known for his run on Swamp Thing, his character of Captain Stern from Heavy Metal and most recently the IDW series Frankenstein Alive! Alive! with Steve Niles.

We here at Bleeding Cool send out best wishes for a speedy recovery.

Update – Bernie is still in good spirits according to Steve Niles and they are waiting on more test results. But if you'd like to sign the group get well card for Bernie, click here.

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About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.
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