Last of John Coulthart’s art for a bit. Just look at his depiction of R’lyeh above. Stunning stuff. If you’re at all interested in his work, check out his main website (which sometimes features work NSFW or prudes) over here: Etalier Coulthart. If you’re at all interested in the esoteric and how it intersects with [...]
More of John Coulthart’s adaptation of “Call of Cthulhu”, which not only envisions the alien vistas of Lovecraft’s R’lyeh, but the more mundane packaging and commercial products of the era, mixing the two in a way that Lovecraft himself never thought to. Looking at this work, I’m still astonished at the sheer number of hours [...]
More of John Coulthart’s lovely and chilling Rapidograph work in his adaptation of “Call of Cthulhu”. I had the good fortune of interviewing Mr. Coulthart for Robot 6 a few years ago and I’m always happy to link to that. Give it a read.
A little of John Coulthart’s adaptation of “Call of Cthulhu”
THE STARRY WISDOM contains contributions from several comics folk, most notably among them the two shimmering lights in the firmament of the magickal side of comics creation: Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. Unsurprisingly, the two represent polar opposites of magick as much as they did with their work in comics; Moore favoring the esoteric and [...]
Art by Peter Smith, with design by John Balance Happy Halloween. We’re going to try a new thing here, where I post stuff on my actual weblog and use Tumblr in a different way. Won’t bore you with reasons why. The above images are from an anthology called THE STARRY WISDOM, published by Creation Books [...]
EDITOR’S NOTE Originally posted in 2010. I don’t even say anything mean about steampunk in it. That’s how old it is. — Lovecraft is a hard act to follow, and an even harder one to adapt. “Oh you mean HP Lovecraft, the guy who came up with Cthulhu and all those cute little plush toys.” [...]