Weare historian William Little has little patience for rumors of hauntings. Here, John Hodgdon boldly investigates a spooky shade in his corn field …
Something about this story was bothering me as I drew it, but I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. Then, around panel 11 or 12, I realized I’d been drawing a modern 20th century tractor-laid cornfield! It looked like this:
All the early accounts of early farmers I’ve seen refer to hills of corn on the recently cleared lands, so I went back and patched in a more appropriate cornfield for Hodgdon’s shade to haunt.
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