8 pgs. Appeared first time [COLOR] in Twisted Tales #1 (1982).
Story: Bruce Jones. Art: Richard Corben (signed as Corb). Color: Steve Cliff. Lettering: printed (Corben).
All foreign reprints [B&W] (!):
France [FRA]: as “La maladie”, [B&W] (!) in Spécial U.S.A. [II] #16 (1985), and [B&W] (!) in Créatures de crève (1989).
Italy [ITA]: as “Contagio”, [B&W] (!) in L’Eternauta #23.
Spain [SPA]: as “Contagiado”, [B&W] (!) in Creepy [SPA] #45 (1983).
Style: Color with black line. Genre: Horror. Time Span: No particular moment of time. Nudity: Voluptuous girl.
Keywords: Credits. Collector. Tiredness. Pick Up. Kids. Morning. Crabs.
Synopsis: Credit collector travels door to door to ask people’s unpaid money. He’s tired and he picks up a beautiful girl to have place to stay overnight. Her kids do not prefer him.
Comment: Bruce Jones’s story is highly interesting, but like this it eats too much comic art. Corben stows interesting frames here and there, but mostly good art burries under extra full texts.
Alternatives, [B&W]: All foreign reprints in B&W!
Original Art Plate: Copyright 1982. Drawn with markers and pen on bristel paper, 11″x17″. Text is applied on plastic adhesive strips.
Copyright © 2000 Heart-Attack-Series, Ink!,
Created: April 22, 2000. Modified: May 18, 2019.