Hannes Bok


  • Legal Name: Woodard, Wayne
  • Place of Birth: USA
  • Date of Birth: July 02, 1914
  • Date of Death: April 11, 1964


Born in Duluth Minnesota, and eventually moved to Los Angeles, where he met Ray Bradbury, who helped him find his first commissions. The name "Hannes Bok" was taken from "Johann Sebastian Bach". After working on Bradbury's fanzine Futuria Fantasia, he was noticed by Farnsworth Wright, then editor of Weird Tales, who invited him to do some interior illustations for the magazine. He was influenced by, and corresponded with, Maxfield Parrish. He later helped the careers of younger artists like Jack Gaughan.


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