The End of the World, Mad Magazine-styleS

Basil Wolverton is best known for his grotesquely comic illustrations in Mad Magazine, Timely and Marvel Comics. But he also produced some disturbing images of the apocalypse for evangelical preacher Herbert W. Armstrong. Are you read for the Mad apocalypse?

Check out more of Wolverton's weirdly compelling illustrations at the links. [Sparehed and Wolvertoon, via The Humanist]

The End of the World, Mad Magazine-styleS

The End of the World, Mad Magazine-styleS


Crater

The End of the World, Mad Magazine-styleS


Meteors

The End of the World, Mad Magazine-style


H Bomb explosions

The End of the World, Mad Magazine-styleS


Plague of Boils

The End of the World, Mad Magazine-styleS

The End of the World, Mad Magazine-styleS

Tsunami

The End of the World, Mad Magazine-styleS

Faces of horror