Favorite: Mystery! Opening Sequence by Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey, my favorite illustrator, introduced me to the hilarity and sadness of death through his opening sequence for “Mystery!” on PBS. I forgot about him for a long time until I came across one of his books at Chapel Hill Comics. Gorey’s filled his intricate illustrated stories with death, both accidental and intentional, dark humor, and high fashion.

One response to “Favorite: Mystery! Opening Sequence by Edward Gorey”

  1. […] Gorey has long been my favorite illustrator, ever since I saw his opening sequence for “Mystery!”. “The 12 Terrors of Christmas” pairs Gorey’s illustrations with text from John […]


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