Friday, February 8, 2008

The Zombie Eyes

Time to wind up our look at zombies this week with one final tale of the evil undead, and it’s a real weirdie by ACG artist favorite Lin Streeter.

From the Nov 1951 issue of Adventures into the Unknown #25









13 comments:

Anonymous said...

WHAT A WEIRD STORY! ITS LIKE THE EYE MOVIE A LITTLE, WONDER IF OTHER COUNTRIES HAVE BEGUN DIGGING INTO PRECODE COMICS FOR STORY IDEAS?

STREETERS ART IS REALLY NICE, AND HIS ZOMBIE IS SPOOKY! I LOVE THE MELTING PANELS ON THE LAST PAGE!

Anonymous said...

thats one of the best opening splash panels ever, makes a cool X shape. what is up with the heros gay bow tie though?

Anonymous said...

Off-topic here, but I just got my copy of the Mammoth Book of Best Horror Comics (literally five minutes ago) that has been mentioned here before.

I haven't had a chance to read it yet, but wanted to let people know that it does indeed cover horror comics from 1940s to present, not just pre-code.
Of its 544 pages, only the first 171 cover the 40s and 50s. The rest cover the 60s thru the 21st century.

The source of each story is identified (a rarity in pre-code reprint books) and each has a couple of paragraphs of introductory text. There are also intros to each section.

Entire book is in black and white. There is no color section, like (I think) there was in the Mammoth Book of Best War Comics.
-AAG

Karswell said...

>the Mammoth Book of Best Horror Comics

Great! Thanks for the update Anti!

googum said...

From the zombie chin-check on the splash page, I knew this was going to be a good one. Nice find!

The Vicar of VHS said...

I don't think I've ever read a zombie story quite like this one...nor ever met a doctor as quick-thinking, resourceful, and knowledgeable about the occult! Seriously, this dude's a walking undead encyclopedia, not to mention an expert on folk instrument fabrication from around the world!

And man, can he take a punch! :)

Anonymous said...

Intriguing concept,i'm glad he DID know what he was doing,or else having Dru take him for a spin could have left them both corpses...for real.

Anon E. Mouse said...

Karswell, page 1 and 6 links seem to be...broken?

And thanks to Anonymous for the Mammoth Book heads up!

Anon E. Mouse said...

One more thing:

Where can I purchase the Mammoth Book of Horror?!?
According to Amazon, it doesn't even appear to be released yet???

Anonymous said...

I got my copy of Mammoh Book... from Amazon but you have to click on the "new and used" link.
It has been released in the UK so I had to order it from a UK dealer, but the shipping was only like $3 and it got here in a little over a week.

Karswell said...

>Karswell, page 1 and 6 links seem to be...broken?

Anyone else having troubles with these pages? They work fine on my end... maybe try refreshing the page or clearing your cache?

Anon E. Mouse said...

Page 1 and 6 are working for me now.
Must've been my end. Sorry!

***anonymous said...
I got my copy of Mammoh Book... from Amazon but you have to click on the "new and used" link.
It has been released in the UK so I had to order it from a UK dealer, but the shipping was only like $3 and it got here in a little over a week.****

Ahhh. I'm sure S&H to the U.S. would be more than I 'm willing to pay . I can wait it out until the domestic release happens.
Thanks for the info!

Lily Strange said...

Man, the doc sure knew a lot about Zombies. I didn't know they taught that kind of info in medical school!