Sunday, March 29, 2015

Poe 1976, Pt. 1

(Continued from Poe 1975, Pt.16)

CREEPY  76
"THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE"


Although a number of reprints (foreign & domestic) appeared, it was a full 9 months before another new POE story turned up after CREEPY's pair of all-POE issues.

The story this time is the relatively-obscure...

     "THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE".

     This was the 2nd comics version of this, after...
Taika's (unknown series and issue #) (1968)
     ...some 8 years earlier.

Art this time is by Luis Bermejo.  I remember him mostly as the original artist of the time-travelling adventure character, "The Rook".

This was his 2nd of 2 POE adaptations.

Continuing with the score...  this is the 21st out of 25 Warren POE adaptations!!

Special thanks to Julio Machado for correctly identifying the cover artist.

CREEPY 76
cover by ENRICH   (Warren Publishing  /  January 1976)
"THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE"  /  Version 2
Adaptation by Richard Margopoulos  /  Art by LUIS BERMEJO  /  Page 51
Page 52
Page 53
Page 54
Page 55
Page 56
Page 57
Page 58
And now, here's the reprints...

VAMPUS  55
cover by MANUEL SANJULIAN   (Garbo  /  Spain  /  March 1976)
CREEPY  20
cover by MANUEL SANJULIAN   (K.G. Murray  /  Australia  /  1977)
CREEPY RINDE TRIBUTO A EDGAR ALLAN POE
cover by RICHARD CORBEN   (Toutain Editor  /  Spain  /  1980)
EDGAR ALLAN POE  /  CREEPY SPECIAL
cover by RICHARD CORBEN   (Semic Press  /  The Netherlands  /  1982)
CREEPY ARCHIVES  Volume Sixteen
cover by ENRICH   (Dark Horse Comics  /  June 2013)
Copyright (C) Warren Publishing  and  the various publishers.

Scan of CREEPY #76 from the Archive.org.
     Special thanks to Patrick Ford & David Lawrence
     for their help pointing me to that site
     and supplying me a direct link to download the scans from.
Scan of VAMPUS #55 from the GCD site.
Scan of CREEPY #20 (K.G. Murray) from the GCD site.
Scan of CREEPY RINDE TRIBUTO A EDGAR ALLAN POE
     from the Whakoom.com site.
Scans of the CREEPY SPECIAL from the Catawiki.com site.
Scan of CREEPY ARCHIVES VOLUME SIXTEEN from the GCD site.

Restorations by Henry R. Kujawa

For more:
Read about Edgar Allen Poe at Wikipedia.

Read about Enrich Torres at AskArt.com.
See more Enrich Torres art at the Comic Art Fans site.
See more Enrich Torres art at the ArtNet site.
See more Enrich Torres art at the Illustrated Gallery site.
See more Enrich Torres art at the Vampilore site.
See more Enrich Torres art at the 1st Dibs site.

Read about THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE at the Psychology Today site.
Read about THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE at the Pacific Standard site.
Read about THE IMP OF THE PERVERSE at the Study com site.
 

Read the story at the Poe Stories site.
See the IMP OF THE PERVERSE Gallery of Illustrations.


     Audio:
Hear the Vincent Price recording!

     Comics:
Read the Ignacio Justo & Edegar IMP adaptation!
Read the Luis Bermejo IMP adaptation!
     (Coming soon:)
Read the Arturo Arnau IMP illustrated story!
Read the Lance Tooks IMP adaptation!
Read the Thomas Slater IMP tribute at the It's That Nice site!
Read the Gavin Aung Than IMP tribute at the Zen Pencils site!

See my Edgar Allan Poe overview at this very blog!

(Continued in Poe 1976, Pt. 2)

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