I mentioned Monday how I read about something that strikingly resembled your own whip-hand ghoul myth before CFT started. Here’s some links about the creature I was talking about!
Called Agropelter, Argopelter, or Arbopelter
http://www.fearsomecreaturesofthelumberwoods.com/pg35.htm small bit of info
http://sinopa-rapax.tumblr.com/post/28475596213/diarrheaworldstarhiphop-the-argopelter-is-an a reblog from my tumblr
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Argopelter from Wikipedia
http://news.minnesota.publicradio.org/features/199708/08_winterc_monsters-m/ mentioned in there