Edward Gorey (1925-2000) wrote and illustrated such popular books as The Doubtful Guest, The Gashlycrumb Tinies, and The Headless Bust. He was also a very successful set and costume designer, earning a Tony Award for his Broadway production of Edward Gorey's Dracula. Animated sequences of his work have introduced the PBS series Mystery! since 1980.
Praise for Edward Gorey
"A master of a genre of graphic storytelling [and] a brilliant draftsman.-The New York Times Book Review "Edward Gorey's work is remarkable and mysterious. I find it fascinating.-Max Ernst