Wolverton began his career in the creatively fertile Southern California of the late 1960s. He studied theology and journalism at Ambassador University, advertising design at Art Center College of Design and holds an MA in creativity studies and management from Vermont's Goddard College.

He served as design director and managing editor for Plain Truth magazine.

In the late 1990s his work was featured regularly in MAD magazine. 

Wolverton has created editorial cartoons for over 25 years, internationally syndicated by Caglecartoons.

His fine art synthesizes a unique vision rooted in the distinctive style he shares with his late father, Basil Wolverton.


He has particiated three times in the St.-Just-le-Martel Editorial Cartoon Festival in France and served twice as a judge for the Xiamen International Animation Festvial in Xiamen, China.

He serves on the board of the Association of American Editorial Cartoonists, and is a member of the National Cartoonists Society and France-Cartoons.

Wolverton has authored three novels: Chasing 120 (Illumination Award winner), The Remnant and The Remnant II. His photography is featured in Wonders of His Peace (all books published by CWR Press).

He resides in Washington State with his Decker Rat Terrier, Augusta.

All images and text on this website © 2024 Monte Wolverton.