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The hunt for the Iron Man of the Gorbals


Posted on Tuesday, 2 November, 2010 | Comment icon 9 comments | News tip by: Eldorado


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Paul English recounts a peculiar incident that occured in a Glasgow graveyard 47 years ago.

It had been an unusual case of mass hysteria, teams of schoolchildren has rushed to Glasgow's southern Necropolis in an attempt to hunt down a ghoul with iron teeth that was said to have already taken two boys.

"Hundreds of children were marauding between the tombstones and the city was gripped with terror."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Eldorado on 31 October, 2010, 1:50
http://potrzebie.blogspot.com/2010/03/ec-comics-gorbals-vampire.html
Comment icon #2 Posted by a nice cup of tea on 31 October, 2010, 6:31
Wow I wish I could hear the radio doco, it sounds really interesting. Thanks for posting this. Im going to see if I can find it on the BBC website
Comment icon #3 Posted by Eldorado on 1 November, 2010, 10:28
Wow I wish I could hear the radio doco, it sounds really interesting. Thanks for posting this. Im going to see if I can find it on the BBC website Link to the Radio Programme... http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00rmt00 Link to pics and video... http://potrzebie.blogspot.com/2010/03/ec-comics-gorbals-vampire.html http://techland.com/2010/03/23/the-gorbals-vampire-the-bible-not-horror-comics-to-blame-for-real-life-vamp-hunt/ http://lewstringer.blogspot.com/2010/03/1954-year-britain-got-horrors-over.html
Comment icon #4 Posted by JGirl on 13 November, 2010, 15:31
i can't believe i wasted three minutes on this silliness.
Comment icon #5 Posted by Eldorado on 13 November, 2010, 16:48
i can't believe i wasted three minutes on this silliness. At least it's a true story, unlike most of the tales in this forum.
Comment icon #6 Posted by JGirl on 13 November, 2010, 17:13
At least it's a true story, unlike most of the tales in this forum. point taken lol
Comment icon #7 Posted by Enoonmai on 14 November, 2010, 3:43
Metal Fang-Nikolai Dzhumagaliev
Comment icon #8 Posted by Sareau on 20 December, 2010, 15:31
Actually, the Slavic vampire is often said to have iron teeth and claws, to dig itself from it's grave. Odd the belief made it's way across the continent...
Comment icon #9 Posted by Graveyard Hound on 20 December, 2010, 19:24
Thanks for sharing. Appreciate you taking the time to do so.


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