Sunday, September 9, 2007

A Grave Mistake

Still milling about in this misty, mystic graveyard? Let’s stick with the same issue from yesterday and check out the chilling entry from Vicious Vic Carrabotta… and keep repeating to yourself, “It’s only a comic… it’s only a comic…”

Also from the February 1954 issue of Mystic #27




8 comments:

Anonymous said...

RETURN OF THE PURPLE ROBES!

Anonymous said...

love the suicide in silhouette with brain matter blasting out the other side of his head!!!! also the very last panel is gorgeously laid out.

Karswell said...

Carrabotta had a unique talent in cramming his panels to overflow with detail but still everything reads clear as a bell.

Anonymous said...

Excellent!!,enjoyed it even more than the last story,since im' a huge IWWZ fan and the zombie story,while beautifully drawn,was predictable,i genuinely didn't guess the ending here,i just thought the collars on the reaper's cloaks were artistic liscence,real subtle! i also love the fact that the ending can be interpreted 2 ways;snuff film?,or a condemnation of art films glorifying criminals?,also,love the use of dot shading.

Karswell said...

Yeah, Atlas really had an amazing house of talent back then... I would love to see any other precode horror publisher of the era make this story work as well as this in only 4 pages too.

Anonymous said...

totally

Eric said...

Scorsese in the director's chair!

Karswell said...

That brings up a good point... when's Marty going to direct a real horror film?