10 pgs. Appeared first time in House of Mystery #16 (2009). Reprinted in Bad Doings and Big Ideas (2011).
Story: Bill Willingham. Art: Richard Corben (no signature). Color: Lee Loughridge. Lettering printed (Todd Klein).
Style: Black line, CG colors. Genre: Horror. Time Span: Romantic horror past. Nudity: Voluptuous girl.
Original Art Plate: Sharpie pens and Pigma pens on 11"x17" Strathmore paper. [Corben's web site]
Keywords: Castle. Hounds. Maiden. Pregnancy. Carcass. Snow.
Synopsis: A writer's got a mencion on his possession. Hounds kill all but one of his servants. He tires to survive the winter with one single maiden.
Comment: The atmosphere is close to "The House on the Borderland" but this story's got not good ending. The artwork then again is marvelous: Corben is clearly on his field. The castle and hounds are made with pietet.
Copyright © 2009 Heart-Attack-Series, Ink!,
Created: September 18, 2009. Modified: July 7, 2019.