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Image of the Beast (1968) is a science fiction novel by Philip José Farmer. The story follows Herald Childe, a private detective, who is sent a snuff film of his partner being murdered by what appears to be a vampire. His investigation into the identity of the killers leads him into a world of apparent monsters who have a predilection for brutal and supernatural sex. The monsters including vampires, werewolfs, snake-women, other undefined shape-changers and his ex-wife.
The sequel to this novel is Blown.
Image of the Beast was adapted by artist Tim Boxell (under the pseudonym "Grisly") as a comic book published by Last Gasp in 1973, with a second printing in 1979.