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Scary Monsters and Super Creeps: Dundalk comics legend Bernie Wrightson retires

Scary Monsters and Super Creeps: Dundalk comics legend Bernie Wrightson retires

Late last month, Dundalk boy and ghoulish comics hero Bernie Wrightson announced his retirement via Facebook. The message, written by his wife Liz Wrightson, reads in part: "Last November Bernie began falling again, and having obvious problems with perception. He had to undergo yet another brain surgery to relieve bleeding, and then spend several weeks undergoing in-patient rehabilitation. Unfortunately, it appears that he has lasting damage: he has extremely limited function on his left side, and is unable to walk or reliably use his left hand, among other limitations." Accompanying the message, a photo of Wrightson, gaunt though smiling wide in a hospital...

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