From Publishers Weekly
Reanimated corpses, ancient evil and horrors too disturbing to describe? Must be H.P. Lovecraft, master of the creepy. This is an updated and expanded edition of an up-to-now unavailable collection of comics adaptations of the horror master's craft. Lovecraft is a sort of pulpier, purpler Edgar Allan Poe, his stories taking place in a gothic New England landscape. Like all the great spine-tinglers, H.P. likes to leave his monsters up to the imagination, but the works in this collection are fairly dripping with tentacles, specters and monstrous visages. Simon Gane's intense, sometimes overly busy, illustration of "The Shadow Over Innsmouth" portrays Lovecraft's classic beast, Great Cthulu, as a scaly minotaur with a head writhing with suckers. Pedro Lopez's film noiresque vision of "Dreams of the Witch House" has fewer monsters, but still manages to throw in a few tentacles. Even Kevin Atkinson's appropriately cartoonlike illustrations of "Sweet Ermengarde"—one of Lovecraft's few works that doesn't mention monsters at all (other than the human sort)—has creepy crawlies in the wings. Although some of the collection's drawing can be uneven, the whole makes for chilling fun. (Jan.)
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If you're a fan of HPL, this is a must-have, and if you're not, this book will make you one. -- John ONeill, Knights of the Dinner Table<br /><br />Readers are treated to both the humorous as well as the dark side of HPL. -- Chris Stewart, The People of Innsmouth<br /><br />The bizarre and compelling artwork, on nearly every page, deliciously spices the mix with humour and terror. -- Claude Lalumière, The Montreal Gazette<br /><br />This volume of illustrated Lovecraft fiction and poetry is so cool that I can hardly put it down. -- J.L. Comeau, The Tomb of Dark Delights<br /><br />
the production standards are top notch and the talent illustrating these stories are fantastic. --Comic Book Galaxy