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    Greg Allen Theakston - 'Earl P. Wooton'
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Greg Theakston has been in the publishing business since 1967, when he produced his first fanzine. Since then he's been around the publishing industry and back and tried out lots of jobs along the way. Theakston assisted Jim Steranko and Neal Adams, illustrated hundreds of paintings for dozens of publishers including Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Archie Comics, National Lampoon, The New York Times, Playboy, TV Guide and Rolling Stone. Theakston has been a regular illustrator at MAD Magazine for a decade.

Greg has also developed a system to reconstructing lost comic pages for reprinting. "Theakstonizing" (a term coined by Dick Giordano) is responsible for thousands of pages of comic art reprints and was used to produce the Captain America, Superman, Batman, Archie, Dick Tracy and numerous other collections.

He likes publishing so much he does that as well. His company Pure Imagination has produced seventy-five books and magazines researching pop culture. Credits include the Treasury series (Neal Adams, Wallace Wood, Jack Kirby, and Berni Wrightson retrospectives), Pure Images, his Eisner Award-nominated research book, the infamous Betty Pages, and numerous books and features on Jack Kirby, Steve Ditko, Alex Toth and others.

Date of Birth: November 21, 1953
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan


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The Big Book of... (1994)
The DC Comics Encyclopedia (2004)
The Essential Batman Encyclopedia (2008)
MAD (1952)
MAD Art (2002)
MAD XL (2000)
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)

Action Comics (1938)
The Big Book of... (1994)
Buried Treasure (1986)
DC Comics Presents (1978)
DC Graphic Novel (1983)
Golden-Age Men of Mystery (1996)
Heroes Against Hunger (1986)
Jack Kirby's Fourth World (2007)
MAD (1952)
MAD XL (2000)
Madman Picture Exhibition (2002)
The Omega Men (1983)
Science Fiction Graphic Novel (1985)
Secret Origins (1986)
Super Powers (1984)
Super Powers (1985)
Wally Wood's T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents (1984)
Weird Worlds (1972)
Who's Who in Star Trek (1987)
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)
Who's Who: Update '87 (1987)

The Batman Chronicles (2005)
Buried Treasure (1986)
Captain America: The Classic Years (1990)
DC Comics Presents (1978)
DC Graphic Novel (1983)
Fighting American (1989)
The Greatest Golden Age Stories Ever Told (1990)
The Greatest Joker Stories Ever Told (1988)
Jack Kirby's Fourth World (2007)
The Lou Fine Comics Treasury (1991)
Science Fiction Graphic Novel (1985)
Secret Origins (1986)
Sgt. Rock Special (1988)
Super Powers (1985)
Talos of the Wilderness Sea (1987)
Wally Wood's T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents (1984)
Who's Who: The Definitive Directory of the DC Universe (1985)



Cover Artist:
Buried Treasure (1986)
DC Comics Presents (1978)
DC Graphic Novel (1983)
Doc Weird's Thrill Book! (1987)
The Golden Age of Marvel Comics (1997)
The Last of the Viking Heroes (1987)
The Lone Ranger (1993)
Looney Tunes Magazine (1989)
The Lou Fine Comics Treasury (1991)
Madonna (1991)
Personality Comics Presents (1991)
Planet der Affen (1975)
Planet of the Apes (1974)
Pure Images (1990)
Super Powers (1984)
Super Powers (1985)

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