Illustrated in haunting black and white over 30 years ago, these comics are
re-presented in a new edition, adapting three of H.P. Lovecraft's most famous
stories involving the Cthulhu Mythos.
"The Nameless City" is considered
the first story of Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos, detailing the discovery of an
ancient city in the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula built by an unnamed race of
beings of reptilian appearance. In "The Festival" a man arrives at the sea town
of Kingsport, Massachusetts during Christmas but finds a place eerily empty and
centuries out of date. "The Call of Cthulhu" is perhaps Lovecraft's most famous
story, describing a man who after finding the notes of his grand-uncle is lead
on a journey around the world in search of this mysterious and disturbing
Esteban Maroto began his career in the 1960s in Spain but was soon working for American publishers on titles such as Red Sonja, Savage Tales, and The Savage Sword of Conan. In 1971 he joined Warren Publishing working on the titles Creepy, Eerie, and Vampirella. After Warren folded in 1983, he continued working in comics on titles such as Zatanna, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs, and X-Men Unlimited.