8 pgs. Appeared first time [COLOR] in Creepy #68 (1975). Reprinted [COLOR] in Comix International #2 (1975), [COLOR] in Heavy Metal Special: Richard Corben Special (1998) [VERS.2], [COLOR] in Heavy Metal Special: The Best of Richard Corben from Creepy and Eerie! (1998) [VERS.2], [COLOR] in Creepy Presents Richard Corben (2012) [VERS.3], and [COLOR] in Creepy Archieves Volume #14 (2012) [VERS.3].
Story: Gerry Boudreau. Color(prob. colored by Corben’s overlays)/Art: Richard Corben (no signature, © around 1975). Lettered by hand (Warren).
Denmark [DK]: as “Glædelig anti-jul” in Kvinden, der taenkte ting (1983).
Finland [FIN]: as“Antikristuksen syntyjuhla” in Shokki tekijänä Richard Corben #2 (2014).
France [FRA]: as “La nuit de l’Antéchrist” in Vampirella [FRA] #21 (1975) and Une femme bafouée (1982).
Serbia [SER]: as “Antihristos se rodi” in Jeznovik #2: Ričard Korben (2013).
Spain [SPA] : as “Anti-Christmas [SPA]” in Historia de los Comics #32 and Creepy [SPA] #79 (1985).
Style: Colored with overlay techinque. Genre: Horror. Time Span: Modern day. Nudity: Mother breast feeding an infant.
Keywords: Anti-Christ. Mad priest. Snow.
Original Art Plate: 33 x 45,8 cm [Source: Angoulême, 2019].
Synopsis: On Christmas Eve, 1973 in Nazareth, Indiana there is about to be born a kid, an Anti-Christ. Village’s priest is on a death hunt for demonic child and kills every kid to be sure. A couple, Joseph and Billie Jo Mary (priest’s daughter), give birth for baby at the very same night.
Comment: Brilliant color artwork, specially priest on his mission is excellent. Gerry Boudreau’s different Christmas story is also enjoyment.
Alternatives, [VERS.2]: Poorly scanned from magazine.
Alternatives, [VERS.3]: Restored with piety by José Villarrubia.
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Created: August 24, 1997. Last updated: April 12, 2020 at 11:11 am