Face-melting illustrations of Poe's terrifying tales from a 1969 Japanese pulp magazine

What do you get when you mix horror writer Edgar Allan Poe with a Japanese shōnen manga magazine from 1969? One issue of Weekly Shōnen Magazine featured a series of Edgar Allan Poe's tales of terror, pairing them with these rich and appropriately bizarre illustrations.

Nerdcore has a larger collection of these images—along with the occasional accompanying advertisement. The top image captures the final moments from Poe's "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar."


The Black Cat





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