Look around – PARANORMAL BIGFOOT is everywhere

In James Tynion IV and Martin Simmonds’ smash-hit Image Comics series, The Department of Truth, the power of belief is strong enough to conjure any kind of crazy thing, from a star-faced cannibal, to reptilian aliens, to an ice wall at the end of the flat Earth. And as we saw in issues #10 and 11, even Bigfoot! But wait, why is that so hard to believe? Bigfoot’s just a big ape hiding in a vast, secluded place, right? Not much different than the gorilla was 150 years ago? Image Comics Funny thing is, almost as soon Europeans “confirmed” the existence of gorillas, people in America started seeing them. Must have been misidentifying Bigfoot, who everyone knows has been around since Native American times! Trouble there is that the term “Sasquatch” wasn’t coined (in Canada, it’s worth noting), until the 1920s, and it referred to something much more human than the loping beast we think of today. America didn’t get “Bigfoot” until 1958, when large (likely hoaxed) footprints were observed around a logging site in Humboldt County, California. No creature was ever sighted, but stories more similar to what we think of now proliferated throughout the ’60s. Needless to say,…

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Look around – PARANORMAL BIGFOOT is everywhere

Updated: October 7, 2021 — 10:26 pm