I just discovered this great comic strip called Pibgorn, about wood fairies and church organists and giant houseflies and murderous harpies. Here’s a link to my miserable failure of a Cafe Society thread in which I rhapsodize over it.
Comics.com is reprinting the early strips to give folks like me a chance at the backstory, and I was delighted to find that Drusilla, Geoff’s demure girlfriend, is really an evil succubus.
Made me reminisce about my college-days literary studies, particularly the Joris-Karl Huysmans novel La Bas, which gives lots of fascinating information about those sexiest monsters in all the occult world…incubi and succubi.
Now, since the primary drive for the incubus is to impregnate the sleeping woman with devil-spawn…and that of the succubus is to drain the precious pearlescent life-force of the sleeping man…I got to wondering how they dealt with possible gay “victims.”
So you’re an incubus, all unsuspectingly appearing in a lesbian lady’s boudoir. You whip out that three-pronged flaming dork, looking forward to the usual “WHEEEE-doggie, bring it on!” And instead you get a table lamp crashing against the side of your ectoplasmic skull.
Or a succubus, materializing in a Christopher Street studio apartment in your best clinging negligee and vagina dentata, to a response of “Holy SHIT, dere’s a fuckin’ skoit in da bed!” from a tattooed guido.
Cross-materializations don’t seem to make a lot of sense, either on the impregnating or essence-draining front.
Is it possible that the gay community is exempt from evil nocturnal daemonic visitations? Or am I selling the occult world short?