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Welcome to, your digital Necronomicon. This is the online compendium of information about the Cthulhu Mythos, the 1920s cosmic horror writer Howard Phillips Lovecraft, and the ongoing growth of the Mythos in literature and popular culture.

The Great Cthulhu

"In his house at R'lyeh dead Cthulhu waits dreaming."

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"Yog-Sothoth knows the gate. Yog-Sothoth is the gate."

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Howard Phillips Lovecraft

Who was this man? Why do his creations endure?

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Cosmic Horror

With all writings of the Mythos, is the ongoing growth of Cosmic Horror

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Mythos Topics
Behind the Mythos

The "Hellboy" Series

Mike Mignola's "Hellboy" series is highly influenced by the Lovecraft Mythos.

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"Fall of Cthulhu" Comics

BOOM! Studios "Fall of Cthulhu" brings the Lovecraft Mythos to life...

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Alan Moore's "Courtyard"

Avatar's adaptation of Alan Moore's short story "Courtyard" will chill you...

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"Cthulhu Tales" Comics

"Cthulhu Tales" brings together some of comic's top talent...

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Comics Topics
Behind the Comics

"The Dunwich Horror" (1970)

This updated adaptation, starring Dean Stockwell (Quantum Leap) is a must-see!

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"Re-Animator" (1985)

Based on the short story "Herbert West -- Reanimator", this cult classic is unforgettable

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"The Call of Cthulhu" (2005)

This silent film is a pleasant modern experiment in horror cinema

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"In the Mouth of Madness" (1994)

Starring Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), this Lovecraftian homage is haunting

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Film Topics
Behind the Scenes

Night Gallery, (1970-1973)

With serveral adaptations of Mythos stories, this retro classic is worth a watch.

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The X-Files, (1993-2002)

While not directly connected to the Mythos, the thematic similarities are noteworthy.

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True Detective, (2014-Present)

Connected by references to "The King in Yellow", True Detective is Lovecraft gold...

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Television Topics
Behind the Scenes

Fantasy Flight Games

FFG now offers a wide range of exciting board games in the Lovecraft Universe!

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Delta Green RPG

Journey into a world of conspiracy and paranoia with this retro RPG.

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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Still among the best video game Lovecraft adaptations.

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Call of Cthulhu, The Role-Playing Game

Now in its 7th edition, the classic RPG will push your sanity to the limit.

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Games Topics
Inside the Games


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