Friday, October 29, 2010
Countdown to Halloween Day 29.5-- DIABLO the DEMON from the FIFTH DIMENSION
Diablo is today's Kirby Monster and he was a bit of a pushover as monsters go. Nonetheless, he is intimidating and the fact that he's a black smoke monster made me think "LOST". He's so vague he's kind of fun to draw. Above, I kind of reinterpret the cover of TALES OF SUSPENSE #9 as you'll see below. Started as a simple pencil sketch, but finished up in Photoshop.
TALES OF SUSPENSE #9--Diablo left his home Dimension promising his people that when he returned, he would hve a new world for them to conquer. For hundreds of years, he journeyed through space until he came to Earth and landed in Mexico. There he stayed for a very long period of time gathering strength from the elements and observing the human race. Aztecs became aware of Diablo and believed him to be a demon.
Stories of this “smoke demon” reached an adventurer who went on a search for the creature. After finding it and hearing it’s talk of world conquest, the adventurer was able to scare Diablo away from the Earth by simply blowing away the smoke from the flame of his cigarette lighter.
As revealled in the MONSTER HUNTER FILES, the unnamed adventurer was retconned to be none other than ULYSSES BLOODSTONE!
IF YOU'RE NOT WATCHING TURNER CLASSIC MOVIES CHANNEL TODAY, YOU ARE MISSING OUT:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29th
7:30AM--MYSTERY OF THE WAX MUSEUM
9AM--THE VAMPIRE BAT
11:30--ISLE OF THE DEAD
1PM--THE CORPSE VANISHES
4:45PM--I WALKED WITH A ZOMBIE
6PM--CURSE OF THE DEMON
8PM--CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN
9:30PM--REVENGE OF FRANKENSTEIN
11:15PM--FRANKENSTEIN CREATED WOMAN
1AM--FRANKENSTEIN MUST BE DESTROYED
And now, a visit from our friendly Halloween Man: