Monday, February 13, 2012

R is for Rokurokubi

This week's entry for AlphaBeasts! is Rokurokubi. These yokai look like normal humans by day, but at night, they are real rubber-neckers.

Acrylic on illustration scanned from True Experiences Magazine, February 1937. Honestly I couldn't believe my luck when I found this illo & caption!

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  1. What words and meanings to add to my vocabulary !! I may need some help with the pronouncement though.

  2. No wonder Little Patty was scared - I would be too!