Wednesday, June 20, 2007

K.L. Turner: Nevermore & Entranced by the Night

K.L. Turner's Edgar Allan Poe Nevermore
See the work in progress at the artist's Live Journal
Purchase Nevermore swag at the artist's Cafe Press shop

Now up on eBay
Entranced by the Night
Archival quality print of an original 2 1/2 x 3 1/2 inch mixed media painting
#7/50 by artist K.L. Turner

Turner has a number of striking pieces of dark artwork available for sale.

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Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Vincent Price - The Raven

Gothic Classics at Comics Worth Reading

Poe story part of Gothic Horror Comic Book Anthology...

from Comics Worth Reading...

"These stories are considered foundational to the genre of the romantic mystery with their strange family secrets and touches of dusty horror. They’re talked about but rarely seen these days, so it’s a pleasure to get to read these classics in illustrated form. They all have in common young women with at least one missing parent who ponder the supernatural events they experience by candlelight in gloomy castles...

...Edgar Allan Poe’s The Oval Portrait is a short four pages, with art by Leong Wan Kok. Like the much longer Northanger Abbey that follows it, it explicitly makes reference to the Udolpho author in establishing its spooky atmosphere. At its length, it’s merely an incident, but it’s the most explicitly creepiest in the book..."
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