The Lovecraft Anthology by H. P. Lovecraft
Volume 1

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A graphic anthology of tales featuring collaborations between established writers and artists and debut contributors, The Lovecraft Anthology showcases Lovecraft’s talent for the macabre. From the insidious mutations of “The Shadow over Innsmouth” to the mindbending threat of “The Call of Cthulhu,” this collection explores themes of insanity, inherited guilt, and arcane ritual to startling effect.

Praise for The Lovecraft Anthology: Volume I:

"It's a rich grab bag that brings the eerie and unspeakable to vivid graphic life, and both the newcomer and the seasoned Lovecraft fan will not be disappointed." —Publishers Weekly

"When a graphic novel comes along representing some of Lovecraft’s greatest tales, it has a lot to live up to. I’m happy to say that the graphic novel compilation The Lovecraft Anthology, Vol. 1 provides the goods." —GeekDad.com

“The Lovecraft Anthology is a wonderful adaptation and tribute to Lovecraft, and you can tell Lockwood is a fan of these stories.” —Kirkus Reviews online

“For the reader who wants to find out what Lovecraft is all about . . . The Lovecraft Anthology is a fitting primer.” —Campus Circle.com
 

About H. P. Lovecraft

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H. P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) was an author of horror, fantasy, and science fiction. He is now regarded as one of the most influential horror writers of the 20th century.
 
Published April 15, 2011 by SelfMadeHero. 120 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Lovecraft’s pulp horrors have long proved a trying prospect for those who adapt them into any visual medium, due to the author’s horrific visions being often nebulously defined.

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Portland Book Review

Other stories in this collection include The Dunwich Horror, a gripping and haunting story that is akin to the modern American Horror Story.

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Wired

1 provides the goods, weaving horrific and abstract imagery into solid, although expurgated, retellings of “The Call of Cthulhu,” “The Haunter of the Dark,” “The Dunwich Horror,” “The Rats in the Walls,” “The Shadow Over Innsmouth,” “Dagon,” and — my personal favorite — “The Colour Out of Space.”...

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Starburst Magazine

Having recently read some of the works of H.P Lovecraft, I took on this review of The Lovecraft Anthology: Volume II (edited by Dan Lockwood) for two interlinking reasons: firstly, having read less successful graphic novel adaptations of well regarded literature in the past, I was sceptical about...

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Seacoastonline

Lockwood's adaptation of Lovecraft's stories into graphic comics has trimmed to readability Lovecraft's original archaic writing style.

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Campus Circle

In the early 20th century, Howard Phillips Lovecraft pioneered new territory in the horror tale.

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Broken Frontier

The Lovecraft Anthology isn’t meant to reinterpret these classic tales of horror but pay tribute to them through translation into a different, visual storytelling medium.

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ICv2

Lovecraft short stories into graphic form.

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