Monday, October 11, 2010

Voodah in "The Petrified Peril" (Golfing;McCombs;1945) / "A Plot of Land" (St. John;1953)

It's "double-feature" day!! The native African hero of the jungle returns to the Catacombs after a lengthy absence to face off against a "strange terror" from out of times abyss in "The Petrified Peril" from Crown Comics #5 (Spring 1945) originally published by Golfing;McCombs in Spring 1945 and written & illustrated by Bob Hebberd; with nifty front cover artwork by Matt Baker & Al Feldstein. Watch as Voodah saves his people from a dinosaur in this golden age classic.

The Catacombs is grateful to Don "Zu-Gogo" Falkos for providing the scans for this story. Note: The copyright for this issue, its contents and artwork belong to the original publisher and/or the creators and is reproduced here solely for entertainment purposes.

The second feature on the bill is another tale from Strange Terrors #6 (Jan.1953) originally published by St. John; and written & illustrated by an unknown artist. Watch as Bert Trent discovers the dread price to be paid once he purchases "A Plot of Land".

Tuesday brings the second in this years "Icons of Horror" series. See you then!

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