Charles Addams and Doctor Seuss were the first artists I knew by name and had books by... warped my whole life! This is a tribute to the first artist I knew who exclusively did monsters and the macabre!
Pete Von Sholly's storyboards for over 100 feature films include Dinotasia, Mars Attacks!, James and the Giant Peach, Darkman, The Mask, The Shawshank Redemption, The Blob, Nightmare on Elm Street III and IV, The Waterdance, The Green Mile, Click, The Mist and more. Pete has written and illustrated four graphic novels: Morbid, Morbid Volume 2 and Extremely Weird Stories, (Dark Horse Comics) and SPINECRAWLER from IDW- plus three satiric magazines for TwoMorrows, Crazy Hip Groovy Go Go Way Out Monsters (2 issues) and Comic Book Nerd which parodies comics fans and fanzines. Self-published titles from Vonshollywood Press include Sergeanstein, Dinosaur Circus and Here Doesn't Come the Flying F-ck. UPDATE- Pete has a pile of books coming next year (and later this one) from PS Publications including a collection of his gag cartoons, Fabulous Fictioneers: A History of the Incredible, several illustrated versions of classic Lovecraft stories and covers for Jess Nevins’ The Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes and also a cover for S.T. Joshi’s novel The Assaults of Chaos from Hippocampus. His epic foldout mural Pete Von Sholly’s History Of Monsters is forthcoming from Abrams as well