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Gilbert Shelton

 (born 1940)
Gilbert Shelton is active/lives in Texas, California / France.  Gilbert Shelton is known for underground comix illustration, cartoon.

Morse's Funnies Version 3 Self Portrait Illustration Original Art (Albert Morse, c. 1973)....

Biography   Gilbert Shelton


Gilbert Shelton (born May 31, 1940, Houston, Texas) is an American cartoonist and underground comix artist.  He is the creator of The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, Fat Freddy's Cat, Wonder Wart-Hog, Philbert Desanex, Not Quite Dead, and the cover art to The Grateful Dead's 1978 album Shakedown Street.

He graduated from Lamar High School in Houston.  He attended Washington and Lee University, Texas A&M University, and the University of Texas at Austin, where he received his bachelor's degree in the social sciences in 1961. His early cartoons were published in the University of Texas' humor magazine The Texas Ranger.

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Zap Comix #4, Complete 5-page Story "Wonder Wart-Hog Breaks Up the Muthalode Smut Ring" Original Art (Apex Novelties, 1968).
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Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers "Dope" Pin-Up Original Art (Rip Off Press, 1972).
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