Unzie "The Albino Wonder" traveling Circassian from Australia - well known for his abundant frightwig of white hair - six feet in circumference! Traveled the world with Jo-Jo the dog face boy and other wonders of the sideshow circuses and dime museums. Image from 1800s newspaper illustration advertising Unzie's appearance as part of the Wonderland show.
Jo-Jo the famous "Dog Faced Boy" or "Dog Face Man" - a turn of the century sideshow performer. Toured the world with various circuses and traveling museums. Image from 1800s newspaper illustration for the "Wonderland" show featuring Jo-Jo, Unzie, and others.
1800s newspaper illustration, colorized, with the Strange Familiars podcast text added. Before they were called UFOs, people were seeing unidentified craft in the skies, accompanied by strange lights. This illustration of an airship appeared in a newspaper from 1896 (obviously it was originally printed in black and white). For more information on Strange Familiars podcast see: StrangeFamiliars.com
Before they were called UFOs, people were seeing unidentified craft in the skies, accompanied by strange lights. This illustration of an airship appeared in a newspaper from 1896 (obviously it was originally printed in black and white).
The Flannel Man entity as heard on Strange Familiars podcast ( StrangeFamiliars.com ), Last Podcast on the Left, and others - and written about by John Keel in 'The Mothman Prophecies' among other places ... a strange spirit, most often seen in red flannel or checked shirt - and sometimes called "lumberjack man". People all over are seeing these spirits - or whatever they are - all over. What is the Flannel Man? Why is he appearing to so many people?
Saint William of the Fiery Flowers - a folk saint. St. William's story will be revealed in an upcoming book by Timothy Renner and on an episode of Strange Familiars podcast.
Drawing and ink by Timothy Renner. Colors by Jesse Heagy.
The cover design for the book, "Bigfoot in Pennsylvania". A giant man-ape issues an unearthly howl. Behind the figure of bigfoot are clippings of old newspaper articles collected for the book which tell tales of hairy monsters going back as far as the 1830s.
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This design was done in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the famous Patterson-Gimlin film. Shot at Bluff Creek, California on October 20, 1967 the Patterson-Gimlin film shows what appears to be a female bigfoot creature.