Face-melting illustrations of Poe's terrifying tales from a 1969 Japanese pulp magazine

What do you get when you mix horror writer Edgar Allan Poe with a Japanese shōnen manga magazine from 1969? One issue of Weekly Shōnen Magazine featured a series of Edgar Allan Poe's tales of terror, pairing them with these rich and appropriately bizarre illustrations.

Nerdcore has a larger collection of these images—along with the occasional accompanying advertisement. The top image captures the final moments from Poe's "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar."

The Black Cat

Face-melting illustrations of Poe's terrifying tales from a 1969 Japanese pulp magazine

Hop-Frog

Face-melting illustrations of Poe's terrifying tales from a 1969 Japanese pulp magazine

Berenice

Face-melting illustrations of Poe's terrifying tales from a 1969 Japanese pulp magazine