Neon Park

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Weasels Ripped My Flesh

Neon Park (born Martin Muller, December 28, 1940 – September 1, 1993) was an American graphic artist, comics artist, painter and illustrator. His work was published in many leading magazines such as Playboy, National Lampoon, Glass Eye and Dreamworks. Park made illustrations for album covers of David Bowie, Dr. John and Frank Zappa's Weasels Ripped My Flesh.

Park died in 1993 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

About "Weasels Ripped My Flesh"

Weasels Ripped My Flesh's title and cover came from a 1956 Man’s Life magazine which Zappa had shown to Neon Park. who recalled: "The cover story was Weasels Ripped My Flesh and it was the adventure of a guy, naked to the waist, who was in water. The water was swarming with weasels, and they were all kind of climbing on him and biting him. So Frank said, 'This is it. What can you do that's worse than this?'"


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Man's Life 1956

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