Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Wally Wood's Dirty Disney

I recently stumbled upon a monochrome 1970s print of Wally Wood's Disneyland Memorial Orgy piece available from dealer Steven Sclaroff. The original poster has been bootlegged high and low, including colour versions intended for black light and furniture-less apartments, but none of the older bootlegs come up very often.

Wally Wood was an artist for many, many comics, including EC horror titles and Mad Magazine. Wood originally illustrated Disneyland Memorial Orgy to appear in the pages of counterculture magazine The Realist before the publisher decided to print it as a poster, as well. Though Disney never took legal action against the original creators, they later sued one of the poster's bootleggers. Wally Wood himself long denied drawing the piece.


Anonymous said...

I seem to have an org black-light copy of this. It was passed down to me from grandma to aunt to me.
I just love it, what a conversation piece.

Anonymous said...

got linked here from there, thought you'd be interested.

aaron said...

Thanks for the tip! I saw that post but didn't notice a link to this site in the comments. Guess that explains the thousand hit bump yesterday.