In the year 2012, the world became infatuated with a modern day mythology figure known as The Slender Man. A tall male humanoid, dawning a suit and tie, and having no face. Stories vary if he has tentacles coming from him or not. Regardless of the stories, Slender Man has one MO, his desire to stalk and devour children. During this time, a lot photo shopped images emerged of Slender at playgrounds stalking children. However scary he might be, he is created entirely in fiction. Slender Man was created in the Something Awful forums by one, Eric Knudsen, in the year 2009 during a create a new monster post. Little did Eric know that this creature would become a huge influence in pop cultural, spawning video games and movies.
012 – The Spooky Truth Behind Slender Man