Tuesday, May 10, 2011


Hey, everybody, a "REAL" ad! My guess is that, in a comic mag like Skywald's NIGHTMARE, they had to make sure that the intended age group of its readers knew the difference between a comic story and advertising art, since they looked pretty much the same!

Yellow Phantom, over at the fabulous BLOOD-CURDLING BLOG OF MONSTER MASKS posted this very same ad a while back, only his was spotted in an issue of PSYCHO. Intended to compliment his previous post, this "Horror House" ad is from NIGHTMARE #1, from December 1970. I'd say that the art is by John Severin if I had to make a guess. "Gruesome to behold", indeed!

1 comment:

prof. grewbeard said...

that's Severin all right, the ad originated in For Monsters Only.


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