Tag Archives: Cryptozoology

Old Mother Shudders

An essay by Old Mother Shudders, as provided by Tom McGee Art by Leigh Legler There was a time when everyone knew to come to me for advice … but then my hair began to grey, my back began to … Continue reading

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A Distant Honk

An essay by Zoe Torres, as provided by Holly Schofield Art by Luke Spooner The footprints were as big as my snowshoe, the narrow heel a crisp outline, the impression not more than a couple of hours old. The tracks … Continue reading

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Cryptoid Sonics: An Investigation into the Uses of Cryptozoological Sounds

An essay by Doctor Silvania Frample, as provided by Andy Brown Art by Leigh Legler INTRODUCTION In the world of Cryptozoology, many creatures are notable for the sounds they make. This study is to explore the potential uses of some … Continue reading

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In Defense of a Water-Bound Adventure, My Dearest Fran

A letter from Dr. Stephen Mackle, as provided by Carrie Cuinn Art by Leigh Legler January 2, 1934 My Dearest Fran, Though previous events have both established the validity of my research and garnered me long-due acclaim, for personal reasons … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Tardigrades

Tardigrades, aka water bears or moss piglets, have experienced a recent upsurge in popularity. They’re tiny little critters (only about 0.5 millimeters, or 0.02 inches), and scientists have known about them since the eighteenth century. But despite scientists studying them … Continue reading

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Reproductive Strategy in a New Giant Carnivorous Ostracod

Essays by Professor Tiberius Earwig Ph.D., FGS, as provided by Rebecca Siân Pyne Art by Errow Collins Dear Sir/Madam, Specimen 16-001-TB/3 continues to amaze me. She has now grown to ten feet (three meters) and has a taste for choir boys. … Continue reading

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Excerpts from the Diary of Theodore Miro, Competitor on CryptoChefs Season 2

An account by Theodore Miro, as provided by Zach Bartlett Art by Leigh Legler May 6th I understand that TV audiences want to see a little more showmanship than I’m used to providing on the line back at Lilette, but this … Continue reading

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Strange Science: Studying Monsters

Did you know that there’s an entire organization devoted to the study of medieval monsters? They’re called MEARCSTAPA, which stands for Monsters: the Experimental Association for the Research of Cryptozoology through Scholarly Theory And Practical Application. The name of the … Continue reading

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An Afternoon with Odessa Malko

An interview by R. L. Evars, as provided by Emma Whitehall Art by Ariel Alian Wilson When I first meet Odessa Malko, I barely know what to expect. The marine crypto-biologist has recently become the talk of Aforcaster, with her … Continue reading

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From Matchsticks to Flamethrowers: On the Evolution of Dragons

An essay by Edmund Teile, as prepared by his great-grandson, Isaac Teile Art by Leigh Legler Abstract: This paper asserts that pinwyrm lizards are closely related to western red and northeastern black dragons despite their contemporary classification as monitors. First, I … Continue reading

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