Dean Owen – Reptilicus
Posted by demonik on December 22, 2009
Dean Owen – Reptilicus (Monarch, June 1961)
SPAWN OF HELL
Reptilicus, the gargantuan prehistoric monster, crouched on the ocean bottom, ready to take off on another destructive rampage. A depth charge thundered. One of the beast’s legs ripped from the body and was blown out of the sea. General Grayson looked at the girl beside him, wondering if he would live to enjoy Connie’s warm, vibrant flesh again. Svend Alstrup, his aide, was remembering Karen’s wanton seduction of him and hoping for a repeat performance.
Suddenly, Grayson panicked, realizing that if they blew the animal to pieces, each section could grow into a new monster. That was the ultimate danger — a whole new generation of giant, reptilian monstrosities roaming the earth and annihilating civilization.
He gave the order to cease firing …
see also the Reptilicus thread on the Vault Forum