Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Bring on the Back-ups: "The Spell of the Sea-Witch!!"

Greetings, Groove-ophiles! Here's a sensational shocker from the Files of the Forgotten. "The Spell of the Sea-Witch!!" by Allyn Brodsky, Jack (The First Kingdom) Katz (as Jay Hawk), and Golden Age Great Bill Everett (as Black Bill) first appeared in Fear #10 (July 1972) as a brain-blasting back-up feature to the macabre Man-Thing's lead. Check it out!


  1. I always loved Bill Everett, he left us way too soon! Man I loved his Subby, Zombie & inks on Kirby on Thor & Marvel Feature #1-#3. But my favorite inking he did to me. Was Tales to Astonish #79 Hercules vs The Hulk! Everett Rules!


    "But, what of my pet cat, aboard the ghost ship? And my books of undressed ladies? Nay! We must turn back!"

    "Fear not, for thy cat and thy oil-wrestling pornography shall await us in yonder beyondening."

    "Ah, I see. Good, good. I shall miss that last six-pack in the ghost ship's ghost refrigerator, but--"

    "Oh, Gods! We left the six-pack! No! No! NOOOOOOOOOO!!"

  3. More Bill Everett please! How about his inks on Kirby's last issues of Thor in 1970.

  4. HA! i remember this back story in that Man-Thing issue i had many many years ago. it's one of those things i had totally forgotten but seeing it here sure brings back some memories thanks.
    by the way you may be interested in a ROM Spaceknight blog that's been around for only a year now.

  5. I loved First Kingdom, but I think this is the first I've seen of any of his mainstream work.



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