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Graphic Classics Volume 4: H.P. Lovecraft - 2nd Edition by H. P. Lovecraft adapted
Edited by Tom Pomplun
Cover Artist: Front: Giorgio Comolo, Back: Simon Gane
Review by Gayle Surrette
Eureka Productions Paperback  ISBN/ITEM#: 0974664898
Date: 15 January 2007 List Price $11.95 Amazon US / Amazon UK

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When I read H.P. Lovecraft in high school, it gave me nightmares. The images were so horrific but looking back over the stories, I find that while he described things, a lot of it was described as indescribably horrific and my mind filled in the blanks. So, reading this graphic version of some of Lovecraft's most popular short stories was an interesting visual experience as well as a fresh look at some spellbinding horror stories. So, if you need a bit of a chill up your spine this summer -- this may be the book for you.

From official release/information:

Book Description: Graphic Classics: H.P. Lovecraft is completely revised, with over 75 pages of new material. New to this edition are adaptations of "The Shadow Over Innsmouth," illustrated by Simon Gane and "Dreams in the Witch House," by Pedro Lopez. Plus: "Sweet Ermengarde," a rare comedy by Lovecraft. Returning from the previous edition are "Reanimator," "The Shadow Out of Time," The Terrible Old Man" and "The Cats of Ulthar." With a stunning cover painting by Giorgio Comolo.

Table of Contents:

    A Memory illustrated by Gerry ALanguilan
    The Shadow Over Innsmouth adapted by Alex Burrows, illustrated by Simon Gane
    Dreams in the Witch-House adapted by Rich Rainey, illustrated by Pedro Lopez
    Sweet Ermengarde adapted by Rod Lott, illustrated by Kevin Atkinson
    Herbert West: Reanimator adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated in four chapters by Richard Corben, Rick Geary, J.B. Bonivert and Mark A. nelson.
    Cats of Ulthar adapted by Tom Pomplun, illustrated by Lisa K. Weber
    The Terrible Old Man adapted & illustrated by Onsmith Jeremi
    The Shadow Out of Time adapted & illustrated by Matt Howarth
    About the Artists & Writers
    Cover illustration by Giorgio Comolo/Back cover illustration by Simon Gane
    Additional illustrations by Jim Nelson, Skot Olsen and Maxon Crumb.

(Source: Eureka Productions)

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