Saturday, October 27, 2007

The Wishing Hour

Countdown to Halloween: Post #4B! Our second post for today also comes from the Modern Age. I hope you don’t mind, but as previously mentioned it was a real struggle to find Halloween themed stories worthy of posting here for an entire week since the golden era is pretty dry on the subject… but I’m sure you’ll agree, this tale fits the bill nicely.

I can still remember the first time I ever saw a fully painted story by John Bolton... totally blew my mind. From the 1993 issue of Millennium Publication’s Asylum #1




6 comments:

Anonymous said...

wow really spooky and beautifully painted.....its cool to see someone correctly put the witch flying on the broom backwards for a change too

Anonymous said...

BAD ASS!

Anonymous said...

Actually,"WYTCH" is a gender-neutral term,but otherwise,this is great!!Simon's pretty much the same way i was,only i'd rather look like Barbara Steele,also this would have made a better origin for Michael Myers in the HALLOWEEN remake,too bad no one was this clever.

Karswell said...

If you liked this story you should definitely check out the awesome documentary / film from Denmark called Häxan ('22.) It contains some incredible scenes of witches and witchcraft that actually feel more real and appropriate than anything Hollywood has ever insulted us with since.

Eric said...

"ive got Titties!" best line ever.
This kid is a an evil-tranny at heart, god (i mean, Satan) love him.

Haxan is sooooooo creepy. Criterion released the ultimate dvd edition of this film, highly reccommended to anyone who checks out this blog.

Karswell said...

FYI: John Bolton is illustrating a new 4 issue EVIL DEAD comic mini series coming out in January from Dark Horse Comics. I'll create a post closer to the actual release date but in the meantime there's more info here:

http://www.darkhorse.com/profile/profile.php?sku=10-948