A friend of mine has been posting reviews of comic books over at EXIERN. You may soon see his take on a few of the items I’ve reviewed here.

Last week he posted a review of Baron Weirwulf’s Haunted Library #38. He didn’t like it very much, and I have to agree with much of his review. But let me show you why I mention it;

The cover to Baron Weirwulf’s Haunted Library #38. Copyright 1978 Charlton Publications, Inc.

The cover to Baron Weirwulf’s Haunted Library #38. Copyright 1978 Charlton Publications, Inc.

The cover above is, pretty much, all you need to see of Baron Weirwulf’s Haunted Library #38. The cover is a “remastering” of the panel that reveals the yeti in the story Last Of Its Kind. The interior panel has better line work on the female’s face, but the cover is superior to the rest. Two more panels show a close up of her face and a look at her from the rear, but I think your imagination of how that may appear is better than what is actually drawn inside. The rest of the comic only shows her in blurry shadow.

If you like sexy mostly-nude women drawn in pin-up poses in the style of ’70s comic books, the only other point of interest in Baron Weirwulf’s Haunted Library #38 would be the tale of Carole Adams in The Most Beautiful Girl In The World. There’s nothing metafeminine about her – even when she ends up Queen of Hell – but she is sexy and barely clothed throughout.

However, I would only bother picking this issue up if you find it for pennies, or bundled with something else. Read the review to see how many of the stories’ endings, when thought about for too long, end up being rather off-putting.

~dS