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Vaughn Bode

Vaughn Bode (pronounced "bo-dee") is a cult figure and occupies a unique niche: he's both an underground cartoonist and one of the forefathers of graffiti/aerosol art. In 1968, he worked for the underground newspaper East Village Other and edited EVO's offshoot comics publication, Gothic Blimp Works. In his psychedelic, sci-fi/fantasy comics, he created a "Kilroy" type character, Cheech Wizard, who lives on in story and song (such as in the Beastie Boys' "The Sound of Silence"). Bode won a Hugo...See more