Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Black and White Wednesday: "The Pepper Lake Monster" by Berni Wrightson

From the special Berni Wrightson issue of Creepy (#113, cover-dated November 1979), here's Mr. Wrightson's wry twist on the Loch Ness Monster legend..."The Pepper Lake Monster"! Dig it!









This masterpiece of shadows and light was originally published in Eerie #58 (cover-dated July 1974), just so ya know!

7 comments:

  1. Thank you,Mr Groove,for sharing!
    That's some gorgeous art by Mr Wrightson.
    Especially pages number 20,21,22,23,24,25,26,27 and 28.
    The net,the faces...master ink.
    Cheers!
    /Mr Anonymous

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  2. GREAT story---one of Berni Wrightson's best---but you forgot page one:

    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_Rf9S3GkkeyI/S1G6LnTBSZI/AAAAAAAAW_8/uaYJdqtzhAQ/s1600-h/berni+wrightson.+the+pepper+lake+monster.+page.+001.jpg

    Regards,

    Chris A.

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  3. Groove, you are SO American! It's LOCH Ness, not LOCK. "Loch" is Gaelic for "lake." Dig?

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  4. I knew that--I'm such a dummy! That's what I get for churning out posts too fast. Thanks for the catch.

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  5. holy ink fest! awesome

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