Werewolves are among our most ancient and deepest fears. The beast run amok in human form is not a thing of the ancient past; we see headlines about it every day. Shootings, beatings and other savage acts are part of our lives—perhaps that everpresent violence explains the near-universal and timeless existence of were-beast tales all around the globe. Here are 7 horrifying classics written between 1939 and 1956, including a shocker from the legendary Weird Tales.
Plus the fascinating historical essay, The Origin Of The Werewolf Superstition.