Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird | 2013
For over 50 years, Gahan Wilson has been known for his ghoulish, twisted visions that combine horrific elements with comedy, as well as political and ecological cartoons. His cartoons have appeared in Playboy Magazine, The New Yorker, National Lampoon, The New York Times, Colliers and Look. This documentary takes an intimate look at Wilson's bizarre and personal inspirations, the inner workings of the cartoon world and how Wilson's quirky creations have profoundly affected legions of fans. Interviews with some of his celebrity fans include Stephen Colbert, Bill Maher, Randy Newman, Guillermo Del Toro, Neil Gaiman, Stan Lee, Roz Chast, Lewis Black, Hugh M. Hefner, David Remnick, Peter Straub and Nicholas Meyer.