22+27 pgs. Appeared first time [COLOR] in Edgar Allan Poe’s The Fall of the House of Usher [II] #1 to #2 (2013). Reprinted [COLOR] in Edgar Allan Poe’s Spirits of the Dead (2014).
Story: Edgar Allan Poe. Adapt/Art/Color: Richard Corben (no signature). Letters: Nate Piekos of Blambot.
Czech Republic [CZ]: as “The Fall of the House of Usher [II] [CZ]” in Duchové mrtvých (2016).
France [FRA]: as “La Chute de la maison Usher [II]” in Esprit des morts (2015).
Germany [GER]: as “Der Untergang des Hauses Usher [II]” in Edgar Allan Poes: Geister der Toten (2005).
Style: Black line with digital colors. Genre: Horror. Time Span: Gothic past. Nudity: Full frontal nudity.
Keywords: Horse. Late. Decayed house. Corpses. Coffins. Art. Artist. Model. Sister. Portrait. Painting. Graveyard. Help. Note. Death. Dream. Fight. Burn. Hands. Down.
Origin: Edgar Allan Poe short stories, “The Fall of the House of Usher”, and “The Oval Portrait”.
Synopsis: A man enters the House of Usher to meet the artistic owner of the house and the sister of his. Sister dies but the horrible truth lays beneth mystery painting. And the storm gets the house.
Comment: The revisit to the old story bears nice mood and a brilliant, a bit funny artistic level has Mr. Corben sure and solid touch. The altered story visits the other E.A. Poe story, “The Oval Portrait”. Nice story and brilliant colors by Mr. Corben himself.
Extra: There are some references to Jean Epstein’s film, La Chute de la Maison Usher (1928). The film is written by Luis Buñuel. As well as references to James Watson and Melville Webber’s film, The Fall of the House of Usher (1928).
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Created: May 19, 2013. Last updated: May 26, 2019 at 18:19 pm