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Scanned this one way back in early June and meant to post it, but only just now found it buried in some unrelated hard drive file that I accidentally saved it to-- arghh! Anyway, this is an eerie twist on the Dorian Gray tale (hope that doesn't give away too much), from the February 1952 issue of Web of Mystery #7, art by Sekowsky and possibly Alascia.
Hey, if you're in the Chicago area next weekend (Orland Park IL to be exact, and Saturday Sept 21st to be exacter) I'll be at DAN CON 2013 talkin' 'bout Chilling Haunted Horror comics, horror blogging, Ghastly judging and whatever else...Show More Summary
Thought I'd give ya's something else a little more grandiose action / adventure oriented today, and never fear-- there's plenty of horror elements included to keep you monster kids happy as well! Lamont Cranston, aka The Shadow finds...Show More Summary
Here's a preview for you from the new HAUNTED HORROR #6 issue-- a grandly epic, gruesome, gory tale that originally appeared in the November 1953 issue of Weird Terror #8, art by Marty Elkin. Hope everyone is enjoying the series so far, if you're having trouble finding copies in your area, please drop me a line.
Don't miss the latest issue of pre-code horror classics from IDW / Yoe Books hot horror series-- it's HAUNTED HORROR #6! In stores Wednesday September 4th, and featuring the blogosphere's favorite horror host MR. KARSWELL (me!) on the cover! A preview story coming in our next post!
Flash Forward to the satanic 70's, and here's an evil classic conjured up by Kashdan and Alcazar for the December 1974 issue of Witching Hour #49.
Even the typically revolting print job on today's Superior Publishing story can't hold back the ferocity of a woman out for blood! From the January 1953 issue of Journey into Fear #11.
We're still in Meow Mode this month with a furry, freak-out, feline classic from the February-March 1952 issue of Dark Mysteries #5. Classy 'n sassy Doug Wildey art on this one too-- ENJOY!
Today's story was originally slated to appear in Adventures into Darkness #15 in 1954, but thanks to the Comics Code this issue never happened. Fast forward to October 1985 and Eclipse Comics unearthed these unfinished pages in their Three Dimensional Seduction of the Innocent #1... Show More Summary
Got a theme developin' here, so change your litter box and batten down your fur (it's standing on end again) it's time to head deep into the jungle of terror for a purrfectly wild weirdie from the January 1954 issue of Horrific #9 (artwork by Marty Elkin.)
After a fun 'n lengthy look at some different types of 70's comic book horror, THOIA now jumps back into freakish 50's pre-code mode with a shape-shifting tale of witchcraft and crazy cat ladies! From the August 1952 issue of Tomb of Terror #3!
Concluding our look into the terrific two-issue series of Archies style teenage terrors, from the September 1972 issue of Chilling Adventures in Sorcery as Told By Sabrina #1. DeCarlo and Goldberg seriously had a good thing going here...Show More Summary
We're still spinnin' out the tales of spooky sorcery at THOIA-- as well as over at my other blog HERE -- so are you too cool to handle the terrors of BOTH issues of Chilling Adventures in Sorcery (as told by Sabrina?!) This was a frighteningly...Show More Summary
Another Red Circle Comics Group double feature post today, this time a showcase example of Gray Morrow's talents as both writer and artist... from the stunning cover to all 4 stories in the Oct '73 issue of Chilling Adventures in Sorcery...Show More Summary
Continuing with our look at Red Circle Comic Group's very short lived 70's MADHOUSE horror series, here are two from the Sept '74 issue of Madhouse #95. Starting off with "The Happy Dead" (no nods to The Grateful Dead necessary), this...Show More Summary
Having survived the madhouse that is San Diego Comic Con 2013, I return with a demonic Double Feature, both tales from the November 1974 issue of Red Circle Comics Group MADHOUSE #96, the first story written and illustrated by the great...Show More Summary
"Forelock the Warlock" Yoe and "Mr. Karswell" Banes return to SDCC this year, with a few things planned for fans of precode comic book thrills! Join us Saturday, July 20th, 7:30 - 8:30pm for a lively discussion and Q&A session about the comics that gave you night terrors, before the U.S. Show More Summary
Time for the final remaining tale from the January 1953 issue of Beware! Terror Tales #5 (check the THOIA archives for "The Horror of the 13th Stroke", "The Lonely One!", and "The Ghoul of Eldritch Manor!") See what happens when kooky...Show More Summary
Sweltering summertime blues got you down? Here's another one from the January 1953 issue of Beware! Terror Tales #5 that might just send an arctic shiver down your spine-- decent art by Maurice Gutwirth, who was probably more comfy working on patriotic superhero type adventures.
We've had quite a few inquiries about the Bernard Baily cover for HAUNTED HORROR #6 (coming in August), especially after the unnerving unveiling a few weeks ago on Facebook. And like today's corpse desecrating classic tale, it's also...Show More Summary