It’s time to sample the bubbling cauldron of Witches’ Tales Vol. 2 No. 4, August 1970. But let’s not hurry by this startling cover. The test-tube vampire, suckling the eye-dropper of blood, is damn near perfect. What horrid, untold story does this garish tableau suggest? Therein lays the endless pleasure of an Eerie Pub cover!
Life craves balance – symmetry – and nature truly abhors a vacuum. Every Ying calls for Yang, and water will always find its level. Thus, an empty coffin is an insult to the primal structure of the universe. An empty coffin is a hungry coffin. In other words, here comes a Dick Ayers splatter fest!
If severed heads and neatly sliced hands were called for, Dick Ayres was without question your man; but Larry Woromay’s relaxed, cartoony style was pitch-perfect if a body was melting into horrid, rubbery slabs and dripping gobs. Hey, speaking of such, here comes Mask of Horror!DOWNLOAD: MASK OF HORROR
I believe you’ve had enough. Our intent is thrill you, not hurt you (that sort of thing will be left to personal taste and discretion). Do come back for two more lashings from the same issue: "The Thing In The Cellar" & ”The Dead Monsters”!