Thursday, May 23, 2013

Isobel (1977): The Rowena Morrill Cover Art

Glorious and sublime, this cover art truly embodies the classic era of horror paperbacks. Artist Rowena Morrill gives us virtually everything we want - demons, winged creatures of the night, alligator people (with boobs!), creepy landscape, and yes, a naked lady - for Jane Parkhurst's 1977 occult/witchcraft novel Isobel (which I haven't read), and can you believe it was Morrill's first cover? How would one ever top this?!


3 comments:

Tex velis said...

I had this book about ten years ago, love this art work. So Satanic and sexy. Should of read it.

Doug Brunell said...


This is a great cover!

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