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Cycle of the Werewolf was an instant graphic novel classic!

Discussion in 'Cycle of the Werewolf' started by Jarid, Nov 21, 2014.

  1. Jarid

    Jarid Member

    I though that this little story was very well done I really enjoyed how the chapters were done in the months showing the full cycle of a werewolf. I think if you let your mind open on this book you will truly get the most out of it. A very good story to read and also had some great illustrations....

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...Berni Wrightson is a pro...
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  3. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    And to think that it was only supposed to be a calendar with little snippets of a story written for each month. Talk about an author's characters taking over a story! Man oh man....If I remember correctly, King wrote most of this on a flight to somewhere.
  4. Autumn Gust

    Autumn Gust Well-Known Member

    The chapters are succinct but they carry a big punch. The illustrations are terrific!
  5. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Ayuh, that he is, sir, that he is. His Frankenstein illustrations are stunning, to say the least. He is a Master.

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

    ...when I think horror illustration I default to Bernie and Glenn Chadbourne...
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
  7. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    I miss his, Glenn Chadbourne, Christmas cards.
  8. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Nothing has happened to him, has it?
  9. Spideyman

    Spideyman Uber Member

    No, he just stopped designing them.

    GNTLGNT The idiot is IN

  11. not_nadine

    not_nadine Comfortably Roont

    I did not read Cycle of the Werewolf, yet. :concern: And I thought that I had read everything.
  12. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Well, that's good that nothing happened to him. I have the three different artists editions of The Colorado Kid and I have to say that Chadbourne's illustrations are my favorite! I feel like I'm there when I look at them. The details are equisite!
  13. taggs7475

    taggs7475 Well-Known Member

    Just read this the other day in one sitting it was glorious. I will be watching the movie tonight
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  14. Steffen

    Steffen Well-Known Member

    WHAAAAAAAAAAAT??? Oh my goodness, if I were your neighbour I would walk over to your house right now and lend you my copy! I have a ridiculous amount of love for the book. I always wanted King to do another werewolf story.
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  15. Ahhh so good and inspiring to see that we have some werewolf fans here. There's nothing like a good story about werewolves. Have anyone read 'The Wolfen' by Whitley Strieber. Also a great book. Haven't met many who have read this classic.
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  16. kingricefan

    kingricefan All-being, keeper of Space, Time & Dimension.

    Yes, I read it years ago and did a re-read not too long ago. It's decent, but I prefer The Hunger.
  17. Sunlight Gardener

    Sunlight Gardener Well-Known Member

    I truly believe that American Werewolf in London is the greatest horror movie ever made and in the running as one of the greatest movies of all time....since we are talking werewolves. It's my personal favorite movie anyway.

    And since we are talking about this story in particular I have already guiltily admitted my love for Silver Bullet in the thread were most people were trashing it. I can't help it, I think it kicks ass.
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  18. Steffen

    Steffen Well-Known Member

    Well, AWIL is certainly my favourite werewolf film with a The Howling a close second, but my favourite all-time horror flick is The Exorcist.

    I really like Silver Bullet. As I said before, the only thing that really messed that up was the bad prosthetics for the wolf, but otherwise it had a lot of good things going for it I believe. It's one of the few properties I would love to see someone tackle again on film or a mini-series that would be closer to King's work. Get Rick Baker to do the make-up and I'd be a happy guy.
  19. Sunlight Gardener

    Sunlight Gardener Well-Known Member

    I'll take poor prosthetics over mediocre CGI any day of the week.
  20. Tery

    Tery Dreaming in Middletown Moderator

    Amen to that, SG!

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