RICK GRIFFIN: WAITING FOR THE RESURRECTION

There’s so much more to the Rick Griffin story, but first, just for a moment, let us recall the glory of Murphy. In 1961, Griffin, a 17-year-old surfer and aspiring artist from Palos Verdes, penciled out a little bushy-blond wave-stoked grem he named “Murphy,” and got SURFER publisher John Severson to take a look. A…