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New Anthology Has Women Fighting Lovecraft's Horrors. It's About Time.

H.P. Lovecraft was maybe not the most woman-friendly writer out there. His works teem oleaginously with many things, but not prominent female characters (although Shub-Niggurath, Black Goat and Mother of a Thousand Young, remains an inspiring role model for evil girls everywhere). But change is coming to the mythos: … » 8/10/15 3:45pm 8/10/15 3:45pm

A First Look At Warpo's Spectacularly Retro Legends Of Cthulhu TV Spot

When you’re making a line of retro action figures, you might as well go whole hog and make your TV spots look suitably retro too—just as Warpo are doing for Legends of Cthulhu figures, and their upcoming gigantic Old One action figure. Let Cthulhu warm the nostaglic cockles of your heart with this exclusive first look! » 8/10/15 10:36am 8/10/15 10:36am

References and Homages in A Song of Ice and Fire

Most fans have been able to spot the similarities between George RR Martin’s character Samwell Tarly and JRR Tolkien’s Samwise Gamgee. Martin was a huge fan of Lord of the Rings since the books were first published in the USA, so it’s no surprise he left a few homages to Lord of the Rings and some of his other… » 5/01/15 3:20pm 5/01/15 3:20pm

An Exclusive Look At Warpo's Gloriously Retro 12" Cthulhu Figure

Following their big success on Kickstarter last year, Warpo's old-school style series of Lovecraftian action figures Legends of Cthulhu are getting a wider release as of today. But soon, their Cthulhu figure is getting a bumper-sized version — and io9 has an exclusive first look! » 2/12/15 1:04pm 2/12/15 1:04pm

Take a webcomic tour through H.P. Lovecraft's Dream Cycle stories

In the canon of H.P. Lovecraft, stories like "Pickman's Model," "The Shadow Over Innsmouth," "The Dunwich Horror," and, of course, "The Call of Cthulhu," are the most frequently adapted, but cartoonist Jason Thompson delves into the rich fantasy worlds of Lovecraft's Dreamlands in a series of webcomic adaptations of… » 5/04/13 8:30am 5/04/13 8:30am

Holy @#$%, scientists have just discovered Cthulhu — wait, make that two Cthulhus

Admittedly, it's a lot easier to find Cthulhu when you discover a creature first and then name it Cthulhu, but whatever. Scientists have discovered two organisms inside the stomaches of termites and named them Cthulhu macrofasciculumque and Cthylla microfasciculumque in honor of the Lovecraftian nightmare. » 4/04/13 10:20am 4/04/13 10:20am

Crowdfund a Batman documentary, 3D printing pens, and a WWII setting for Lovecraftian RPGs

If you've always wished you could draw objects in 3D, there's a pen that uses basic 3D-printing technology to let you draw wire art-style objects, and it's looking for a little crowdfunding. So is a documentary on the power of the Batman story, an RPG setting that places cosmic horrors in WWII, the print volume of one… » 2/24/13 12:00pm 2/24/13 12:00pm