Monday, October 26, 2009

Cannibal's Revenge

Let's take a quick snack break from the voting today here at THOIA, (and of course if you haven't voted yet then please scroll down to the previous contest post HERE and see what all the hub bub is about, Bub) because as promised we have another terror treat from the May 1952 issue of Dark Mysteries #6, and this one is chock full of racism, cannibalism, terrorism, er... basically more isms than you can shake a juicy BBQ'd breast or thigh at--- Bon Appetit!









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Vintage AD

17 comments:

THE APOCOLYTE said...

Gee, I don't know, Karswell, I didn't really notice any racism...

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"Irene! I'll miss you! You were the most delicious fiance EVER!"

That story is insane, I would love to know who wrote this and what they were on - great fun!

THE APOCOLYTE said...

...oh, yeah, forgot to say - I like the spinning skulls when he realizes 'soylent green' is people!

Anonymous said...

OH MAN THAT IS MESSED UP! EATING YOUR GIRL SHOULDN'T GO QUITE THAT FAR!!!

Anonymous said...

Wonder if they had Duke Kahanamoku in mind when they came up with the story?

Would love to know if there is a connection and -if there is one- why?

sfdoomed said...

Now that was a tasty little tale. I wish I had read this before I went to Hawaii a few months ago.

I still can't get over how many of the contributions in the drawing contest are astonishing. What a hard choice to make. All are worthy of the top prize.

goblin said...

This story is a good example of good intentions gone awry, I think. The anti-racism message was pretty much ruined by the facts that a) Duke looked like a gray-skinned Caucasian and b) he tortured, killed and ate his innocent beloved, a deed which effectively turned him into the tale's villain.

Anonymous said...

Creepy stuff. Little kids actually read this stuff back in the day?

Karswell said...

> tortured, killed and ate his innocent beloved, a deed which effectively turned him into the tale's villain.

I thought this an odd angle to the story as well... perhaps something more fitting would have been after being trapped on the island for so long the ghost natives help the girl eat Mr Asshole instead.

Well we're getting closer to Halloween, a few more supernatural stories and then it's time for the gates of the underworld to unleash the REAL supernatural horrors upon humanity. Hope everyone has a good time! And keep those votes coming for the DRAW ME Contest, our awesome contestants are counting on each and every one of you!

Anonymous said...

Disgusting!

And I loved every second of it.

Anonymous said...

Also wanted to congratulate on this wonderful contest you have put together too. You're blog is really amazing!

prof. grewbeard said...

so what's the message here, "be nice to ethnic people or they might eat you!"? never was i so amused and offended at the same time! BARRRRRRRRF!!!

Karswell said...

Thanks again everyone!

And Prof, you got chunks on my shoe!

Mr. Cavin said...

New deodorizing volcano cakes keep your lava blue and sanitized flush after flush.

(And I am completely in love with the final panel here, and it's frank admission that just maybe we'd have been better served spending the previous ten minutes looking at a couple of skulls in the sand instead of reading this story.)

Liz D-M said...

Mmm - pass the Tabasco!

noel troll said...

that was just great.

limpey said...

I just loved this one --- especially the scene where Mr. Collegiate is chewing on an extra big drumstick and saying, "Gee whiz, this meat is delicious... say, Chief, didja find my girl?"

Made all the more delicious by the way in which all of our post multi-cultural pieties are devoured. Many of my very distant European ancestors probably practiced ritual cannibalism as well... Yum yum!

Mr. Cavin said...

limpey: Good comment! I love that panel. It really demonstrated the interaction between male and femur.