Sunday, September 23, 2007

Prey for the Vampire Horde

This wasn’t the story I had originally planned here, but since everyone appears to be in love with Lou Cameron art (and vampires) I dug this one out for you instead, and it wraps up our week-long tribute to Ace Comics nicely too. Tomorrow it’s back to the mad mix of pre-code horror from all the other shamelessly ignored publishers not named EC. But for now, let’s bring on the bloodsucker action and prey for the vampire horde! [Insert lightning sound FX here.]

From the September 1953 issue of The Beyond #22







6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Good one...... love all the vampires that go SPLAT!

Anonymous said...

CAMERON'S ART IS VERY EFFECTIVE FOR A STORY WITH A SILLY IDEA.... I MEAN JUST THE WORDS "HI-FIDELITY" COMING OUT OF A VAMPIRE'S MOUTH IS PRETTY CORNBALL BUT STILL LOVED IT OVERALL

Anonymous said...

Second vampire story you've posted using incantations;weird,but i loved it!,each panel was a work of art,the two-long shots as Eric and Lydia first enter the castle,and the "SPLAT!" panels,sheer undiluted awesome,love the strategic planning and the look on Lydia's face as she sees her hands getting hairy.and give Pramevi hair,make him more handsome,give him an upturned moustache and he's not too far afield from Stoker's actual Dracula.

Karswell said...

Center panel on page 3 is my favorite, I just love how the vampire attack looks like a viscious feeding frenzy.

Anonymous said...

I'm surprised there weren't more comments on this story, it's one of the best that you've posted so far.

todd said...

The spooky part is the similarity between recording engineer Eric Barnes in The Beyond #22 and recording engineer Lou Walton in Adventures of the Unknown #14. They changed the country to Austria from Haiti, at least.

Great blog, by the way.