Lovecraft by Keith Giffen

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A fascinating but disturbing study of one of America’s greatest horror writers, the intense LOVECRAFT examines the bizarre life of author and recluse, Howard Phillips Lovecraft. Since his early childhood in the late 1800’s Lovecraft was haunted with dark visions of demons and death. Trapped in a world of macabre creatures and grotesque thoughts, the writer found escape only by weaving his living nightmares into fictional blood curling horror stories. An uncensored tour into a troubled mind, this beautifully painted hardcover edition traces the toils of a man considered both mentally ill and genius as he stumbles across the fine line between reality and insanity.
 

About Keith Giffen

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Summit, NJ resident KEITH GIFFEN has 30 years experience in the business writing LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES and JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL, as well as creating fan-favorite characters like Lobo, Trencher, and Ambush Bug.Lafayette, LA resident KODY CHAMBERLAIN illustrated ?30 Days Of Night: Bloodsucker Tales' for IDW. The ?30 Days Of Night' film hit theaters in the fall of 2007. Chee lives and works in Malaysia. His first American comic book work was an adaptation of George A. Romero's DAWN OF THE DEAD with Steve Niles of 30 DAYS OF NIGHT fame.
 
Published March 1, 2004 by Vertigo. 144 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Comics & Graphic Novels, Arts & Photography, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In typical Hollywood fashion, the authors make Lovecraft's one-time wife Sonia Greene a generic heroine (prettier and slimmer than the original), whom he meets in a hospital where he's recovering from an assault by an unclothed Wilbur Whateley.

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