A collection of five Lovecraft tales adapted by award winning comic writer Steven Philip Jones.
Lovecraft is considered one of America’s most innovative and popular American horror writers. The master of the weird tale during the first decades of the 20th Century until his premature death in 1937, Lovecraft’s distinctive style and canon of work has influenced many authors. Jones takes the classic tales and while remaining true to the source, brings them into the modern age which can sometimes make the horror even more terrifying.
These tales are illustrated by comic artists Sergio Cariello (MARVEL’s Deadpool, Captain America), Christopher Jones (DC’s Young Justice, Teen Titans Go!), Aldin Baroza (Family Guy, One Fisted Tales), Rob Davis (Star Trek, Quantum Leap), and Wayne Reid (El Cid, Storyville).
The five illustrated stories within this Volume are “Dagon“; the U.S.S. Augustus is a nuclear submarine, its crew is unaccustomed to picking up castaways, especially on uncharted islands in the middle of the Atlantic. But that is where the Augustus finds Emma Loveless, sole survivor of a private jet crash.
“Arthur Jermyn“; the Jermyns have lived in their Gothic estate in Cambridgeshire for centuries. Explorers and adventurers, they are a wild and violent bunch with a cursed, black history of sudden murder and blood. Until the birth of Arthur Jermyn.
“Picture in the House“; Lorraine Claude is fascinated with the morbid and weird, but Lorraine does not count on a sudden thunderstorm
driving her into the farmhouse of a very friendly and very old cannibal.
“The Statement of Randolph Carter“; Harley Warren is an expert on violent criminals and assists the FBI in their profiling and pursuit of criminals. When Warren reads a book about a location that can reveal the darkest and oldest mysteries of the stygian unknown, Warren wastes no time packing up his reluctant chronicler and assistant, Randolph Carter, to explore the site.
“Music of Erich Zann“; each night when American astronomer Max Finn comes home, an old man plays haunting melodies on his violins. Melodies that plague Finn’s dreams at night and give him nightmares about a cosmic land ruled by Nyarlathotep, also known as The Crawling Chaos, the messenger of the elder gods.