Tag Archives: Monsters

12th Century: Monster

This illustration comes from a series of handscrolls telling the legends of the Shinto Kitano Tenjin Shrine, located in Kamakura, Japan. The shrine is dedicated to Sugawara no Michizane, a 9th century scholar, poet, and statesman who came to be … Continue reading

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1921: Sweet Monsters

Rose O’Neill: Man and Earth (1921)—from a series entitled Sweet Monsters.

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1894: The Feeling of Dependence

Sascha Schneider: Das Gefühl der Abhängigkeit [The Feeling of Dependence] (1894)

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1970: Flaming Eyeballs from Space

Shonen Magazine, 1970 (source)

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17th Century: Werewolf on Trial

Sennertus [Daniel Sennert, 1572–1637], on the authority of a respectable man, informs us that a certain woman was apprehended on the suspicion that she was a werewolf; which she also acknowledged. The magistrate promised to spare her life, provided she … Continue reading

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