Archive for: H.P. Lovecraft

50 Tentacles of Unspeakable Hue: Complete and Unabridged

50 Shades of Grey meet Cthulhu.

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Adapting Lovecraft

On H. P. Lovecraft and his cartooning adherents.

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Xoth — The Intro

Stefan Dinter, the man behind German comics company Zwerchfell Verlags, got me to write an intro for Xoth –The Unspeakable City, a new Lovecraft pasticheby Anna-Maria Jung. Here’s a bit of press info about author and book: On ANNA-MARIA JUNG: Anna-Maria Jung was born in Graz, Austria, where she started to draw comics during her […]

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Hideously Inexpressible

Canonical writers of popular fiction — Stevenson, Wells, Conan Doyle, Poe— are usually renowned for lucid prose, deft allegory, vivid description, and, most of all, a mastery of pacing. H.P. Lovecraft is a titanic — or as he would say, a Cyclopean — exception. His prose is a clotted, lumbering mush, as if a septuagenarian […]

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