Saturday, February 24, 2018

Don't Look Behind

Like our last post, it's another spooky Sekowsky / Peppe pair-up from the May 1954 issue of Out of the Shadows #13. And whoa-- with this tale I also do believe it's official-- another FULL ISSUE presentation down the hatch here at THOIA! Check the archives for The Cannibal, and The Recluse as well. Don't! Don't! DON'T MISS 'EM!!! And definitely DON'T click HERE after the story!!!











5 comments:

BTX said...

I just consulted my conscience.... what he charges is killin' me.....

Mr. Cavin said...

I like the character art here--everything's really nicely rendered--but the artist didn't really manage to make the faces look the same from panel to panel. It was like watching Walter Matthau transform back and forth into Oliver Platt. Actually, I would definitely watch that movie.

Love any panel with radiating anxiety circles, though. So the bottom of page five makes the whole story for me.

Morbid said...

Some conscience! One of those head horror comic stories that I like. A lot of good, bold drawing. However, I did learn something. When it comes to the desire to to look behind and face your conscience...

Don't!

DON'T!

DON'T!

etc.

Grant said...

You don't have to know Poe all that well to see a gritty "urban" version of "William Wilson" in this story. But you don't see it right away (or at least I didn't), so good for it.

Brian Barnes said...

Another fun one. As Mr. Cavin said the art is a slight bit uneven in the faces but makes up for it in the chase. It's a good slow burn, not so much an EC ending but increasing dread. It's nice to see stories like that as much as the hero/adventure types and the EC ending types.

Horror stories like to introduce characters you want to see get it, and they introduced a real awful guy for this one!