Mike Jarvis & John Spencer – Echoes Of Terror
Posted by demonik on November 12, 2007
Mike Jarvis & John Spencer – Echoes Of Terror (Hamlyn, 1980)
Charles Dickens – A Madman’s Manuscript
Lord Halifax – Three In A Bed
Edgar Allan Poe – Masque Of The Red Death
Bram Stoker – Dracula (Extract)
O. Henry – The Furnished Room
William Mudford – The Forsaken Of God
Frederick Marryat – The Werewolf
Matthew Lewis – The Midnight Embrace (Extract from “The Monk”)
William Makepeace Thackery – The Devil’s Wager
W. W. Jacobs – The Monkey’s Paw
Saki – The Seventh Pullet
As ade has pointed out elsewhere, this over-sized collection isn’t about the largely over-familiar written content, but the marvellous illo’s, many of which would go on to become cover paintings themselves.
For the record, the artists showcased are Jim Burns, Gordon Crabb, Les Edwards, Bob Fowke, Peter Goodfellow, Stuart Hughes, Terry Oakes and George Smith.