The Best of Wonder Wart-Hog by Gilbert Shelton
Trade Paperback – Knockabout – Nov 2013 – 464 pages
LOOK! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a blird! It’s a pane! It’s a pird! It’s a blane! It’s a plird! It’s a bane!
Actually, to be precise, it seems to be some sort of flying anthropomorphic phacochoerus aethiopicus, wearing a skin-tight red and green costume….
Gilbert Shelton is the creator of the multi-million selling Freak Brothers and Fat Freddy’s Cat. Wonder Wart-Hog was his earliest creation and probably still his favourite. The character has appeared over the years in publications varying from Drag Cartoons to Zap Comix as well as several comics of his own. There is even a Wonder Wart-Hog motocross team!