In 1948 Al Williamson accepted his first commercial assignment - an issue of Famous Funnies comics - which launched his career as a professional in the field. Developing an elegant and illustrative style, he soon gained prominence in the highly influential EC Comics line of the 1950s. By the end of his career in the early 2000s, he had become one of the most highly regarded comic and strip artists in the industry, especially noted for the graceful ink line that he spent a lifetime pursuing. This compendium is the perfect introduction to Al Williamson's work. You will find samples that span his fifty-year career along with anecdotes and historical details salted throughout. Cover art, interior pages, drawings and sketches, plus photographs of Al and his friends posing as reference for his sequential art, are included. For the first time, readers will be able to view the artist's most-cherished works and witness Williamson's development as an artist.