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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. The Disciples of Cthulhu is a Cthulhu Mythos anthology edited by the late American author and editor Edward P. Berglund.


The first edition of The Disciples of Cthulhu was released in paperback format by DAW Books in 1976. It was edited by Edward P. Berglund, featured cover art by Karel Thole, and ran to a total of 288 pages. This edition was also translated into French (as Les adorateurs de Cthulhu) and German (as Cthulhu's Kinder).

In February 1996, Call of Cthulhu publisher Chaosium released The Disciples of Cthulhu: Second Revised Edition as part of their Cthulhu Cycle, once again edited by Berglund, but with two of the original stories ("The Feaster from Afar" and "Zoth-Ommog") were removed and replaced (with "Dope War of the Black Tong" and "Glimpses"). This version ran to 258 pages and featured brand new cover artwork by H. E. Fassl, with an interior plate by Earl Geier.


First Edition[]

Second Revised Edition[]


  • In his preface to the Second Revised Edition, Berglund stated that he believed the first edition to have been "the first professional, all-original, Cthulhu Mythos anthology".
  • "Glimpses" by A. A. Attanasio, included in the Second Revised Edition, was originally intended to have been published in the First Edition, but instead found its way into the Arkham House anthology Nameless Places.