The spooky season in West Virginia just wouldn’t be the same without some sort of appearance by the Mountain State’s very own monster, the Mothman.
Thanks to COVID-19, there is no Mothman Festival in Point Pleasant, but fans of the state’s (arguably) favorite cryptid can still get their fix with “The Mothman Legacy,” a new film from Ohio-based indie director Seth Breedlove and his Small Town Monsters film company, which produces movies investigating and exploring legends like Bigfoot, the Missouri Monster and the Flatwoods Monster.
“The Mothman Legacy” will be available beginning Tuesday.
This is Breedlove’s second Mothman film. The first was “The Mothman of Point Pleasant,” released in 2017.
The director said he hadn’t intended to do a follow up.
“The first time I was asked, I said emphatically no,” Breedlove said. “To me, the story was always the stuff in 1966 and 1967.”
As a story, he said, the Mothman had a perfect…