Fantasy & Gothic Blog

Cthulhu Conquers the World... and Space | Gothic Dreams

Posted by Matt Knight

You know Cthulhu. Monster. Scary. Gigantic. Yep, that's the one. If you know who this fearsome god is, you probably know why so many people think he's cool. But as the mythic monstrosity's popularity grows, you may find him wandering out of the ocean into pastures new. Perhaps even, into space.

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Topics: gothic dreams, cthulhu

Goya at the Courtauld Gallery & Amazing Gothic eBooks | Gothic Dreams

Posted by Matt Knight
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Topics: gothic dreams, dystopia, Necronomicon, Steampunk, cthulhu

What Is The Necronomicon? | Gothic Horror

Posted by Matt Knight

A book bound in human flesh and inked in blood, a book filled with spells to raise the dead and summon ancient creatures, the Necronomicon inflicts insanity and even death upon its readers.

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Topics: gothic dreams, cthulhu, H.P. Lovecraft

Amazing Cthulhu Artwork

Posted by Matt Knight

Our amazing illustrated title Cthulhu is now available as an iBook. As iPads and iPhones are amazing devices to view images on, in today's blog we're going to look at a handful of great images from the book.

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Topics: gothic dreams, cthulhu, H.P. Lovecraft

Gothic Dreams: Cthulhu

Posted by Matt Knight

The stars have aligned, oceans have parted; and now Cthulhu no longer dreaming lies dreaming in the depths, but is here. We're incredibly proud of our amazing illustrated title, now available in hardback print and also digitally via the iBookstore. The powerful and terrifying images of Cthulhu look astonishing on the iPad, each colour popping because of the device's high-res screen. These illustrations also look incredible in our print book; we've used high-quality, glossy paper, so that each image stands centre stage in all its glory.

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Topics: gothic dreams, cthulhu, H.P. Lovecraft

Gothic Dreams: Apollo, A Cthulhu Book Review

Posted by Laura Bulbeck

Take weird horror storyteller H.P. Lovecraft's terrifying and malevolent creation Cthulhu, and mix with the fantastical scope of Greek mythology; and what do you get? A uniquely-imagined epic adventure, with vivid storytelling and powerfully atmospheric artworks. I'm talking about the graphic novel Apollo, written by Erik von Wodtke and illustrated by Douglas A. Sirois.

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Topics: gothic dreams, greek mythology, cthulhu, H.P. Lovecraft

Gothic Dreams: The Cthulhu Mythos

Posted by Matt Knight

'Cthulhu Mythos' is a term originally coined by August Derleth and has since come to represent the overall shared characters, themes and elements from the works by H.P. Lovecraft, his protegés and other writers influenced by him. It's an intertwined universe that spans across several fantasy fictions without being explicitly detailed or made relevant by the plot.

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Topics: gothic dreams, cthulhu, H.P. Lovecraft

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