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Title page illustration for "The Phoenix on the Sword" in the December 1932 Weird Tales featuring the first appearance of Conan. Artwork by J.M. Wilcox.
Howard, the first appearance of Conan the Barbarian.  The February 1928 issue features the legendary "The Call of Cthulhu" by H.P Lovecraft, which introduced the Cthulhu mythos to the world.  As a 1928 correspondent to the Brattleboro Reformer said about Weird Tales shortly after this issue hit the newsstands: [Lovecraft] has been writing for a good[...]
Modiphius Entertainment Releases Quickstar Rules For Achtung! Cthulhu
Modiphius Entertainment has decided to help players out with Achtung! Cthulhu as they have released a Quickstart set of rules The game, if you've ever tried it, can be a bit of a minefield when it comes to playing it from time to time, and on occasion can leave you confused That's why the company[...]
Cthulhu Rises from the Depths with Good Smile Company
Good Smile Company has unveiled its second statue in their series called Cthulhu Evolution Based on the famous sketch from H.P Lovecraft and is brought to life from the sculptor Ryu Oyama Cthulhu will stand roughly 14" tall and showcases the legendary beast sitting on a monolith The statue shows high attention to detail and[...]
Lovecraft for everybody with Cthulhu is Hard to Spell: The Terrible Twos
Title: Cthulhu is Hard to Spell: The Terrible Twos Creators: Russell Nohelty, Kristen Simon (editor), various creators, including Paul Jenkins (Spider-Man), Ray-Anthony Height (Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur), Christian Gossett (The Red Star), and 70 others. Close date: March 26th Platform: Kickstarter Logline: Cthulhu is Hard to Spell is our love letter to Lovecraft fans of all kinds, from[...]
Fantasy Flight Unveils New "Arkham Horror" Expansion Box
With over 150 encounter and event cards, alongside new assets, monsters, conditions, and the terror mechanic, Under Dark Waves boasts a vast undersea treasure trove of content, pulling you into some of the Cthulhu Mythos's most compelling tales. What do you think about Arkham Horror? Is it sufficiently scary enough for you? Are you a fan of H.P[...]
Funko Horror Collage
Cthulhu gets a neon green version exclusive to Books a Million, Jason in his baghead look from Friday the 13th Part 2 is exclusive to Walgreens, Michael Myers gets a bloody variant at FYE, and coming exclusively to Rhode Island Comic Con is a black and white version of Pennywise (the Tim Curry version). #gallery-2 { margin:[...]
H.P. Lovecraft Adapting Madness - Image 2
Lovecraft's The Call of Cthulhu and all the madness that comes with it. Cthulhu is visually familiar to a lot of people Most people identify him (or better, it) as humanoid in form with large bat like wings and tentacles around its mouth Gigantic in scale and a beast to illustrate, literally Lovecraft's work is incredibly[...]
Pop Culture Shock Collectibles Display At NYCC 2017
From the works of Lovecraft, there is the ever-classic and my personal favorite from the selection, Cthulhu himself From the Mortal Kombat series, we have Kintaro, Quan Chi, and Kotal Khan From the Street Fighter franchise, there is Akuma, Ibuki, and Dhalsim. The sculpting on these statues are immaculate and stunning[...]
Strange Self-Love: How I Learned to Cthulhu and Love Kickstarter
Or lose/lose if the article doesn't run or is a giant pile of sh-t that not even our moms would like. But where to begin? I've already preambled the crap out of this, so I'll cut to the chase: I'm here to promote Cthulhu the Conqueror, yet another Cthulhu and/or comic book based Kickstarter campaign[...]
Warpo Toys Signs Exclusive Deal With Diamond
Enlisting artists from the seventies, eighties and nineties to recreate a style of toy, of action figure, of plush and playset. Such as these Cthulhu action figures, playsets and accessories that should have been manufactured back then but never were. 3.75" action figures that was part of a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding effort Now they are releasing 12" classic and[...]
Jess Bradley's Truly Horrific Cute Cthulhu
My kids never get tired of colouring in the old ones, cutting tem out and sticking them on things. Thankfully this birthday Cthulhu card comes with its own stickers….And this card is just the thing to send Alan Moore for his birthday next year… Find these, and more comics, cards, prints and stickers on sale at Jess'[...]
Kidthulhu. Yes, You Heard Right, Kidthulu.
Brandt II & Charles C Dowd. End date: November 14, 2014 10:00pm EST. Publishing Date: May 2015 The story of Kidthulhu is a ridiculous reimagining of the Cthulhu Mythos as seen through the eyes of a 10-year-old monster of madness, accompanied by his faithful shoggoth Shog, and his best friend Capi, The Albino Goat of the Woods with[...]
Rereading And Translating Neonomicon #3
Perhaps the threshold is the fourth wall. SJE replies; "What thith ith, ith your're a nun thee, athian merry" Which I translate as "What this is, is your annunciaton, Mary" The Annunciation of course being the Angel Gabriel (played by Johnny Carcosa) telling Mary (Merril) that she is going to be the Mother of God (Outer[...]