Synopses & Reviews
A graphic anthology of tales featuring collaborations between established writers and artists and debut contributors, The Lovecraft Anthology
showcases Lovecraftand#8217;s talent for the macabre. From the insidious mutations of and#147;The Shadow over Innsmouthand#8221; to the mindbending threat of and#147;The Call of Cthulhu,and#8221; this collection explores themes of insanity, inherited guilt, and arcane ritual to startling effect.
Praise for The Lovecraft Anthology: Volume I:
"It's a rich grab bag that brings the eerie and unspeakable to vivid graphic life, and both the newcomer and the seasoned Lovecraft fan will not be disappointed." and#151;Publishers Weekly
"When a graphic novel comes along representing some of Lovecraftand#8217;s greatest tales, it has a lot to live up to. Iand#8217;m happy to say that the graphic novel compilation The Lovecraft Anthology, Vol. 1 provides the goods." and#151;GeekDad.com
and#147;The Lovecraft Anthology is a wonderful adaptation and tribute to Lovecraft, and you can tell Lockwood is a fan of these stories.and#8221; and#151;Kirkus Reviews online
and#147;For the reader who wants to find out what Lovecraft is all about . . . The Lovecraft Anthology is a fitting primer.and#8221; and#151;Campus Circle.com
The Man Who Laughs (first published in 1869) is Victor Hugoandrsquo;s scathing indictment of the injustice and inequality within Britainandrsquo;s political system. It is the story of Gwynplaine, the two-year-old heir to a rebel lord, who is abducted upon the orders of a vindictive monarch, and whose face is mutilated into a permanent grisly grin, then abandoned. After years of living in poverty, Gwynplaine is reintroduced to the aristocratic life and resolves to become the voice of the voicelessandmdash;whether he is heard or not. Author David Hine and artist Mark Stafford introduce Hugoandrsquo;s classic to a new generation of fans in this graphic-novel adaptation of abduction, mutilation, loss, and prejudice.
About the Author
Victor Hugo (1802andndash;1885) was one of the most prominent French writers and political figures of the 19th century. David Hine has worked in comics since the 1980s, and has written Batman for DC Comics, as well as Spider-Man and X-Men for Marvel Comics. He lives in London. Mark Stafford is a cartoonist-in-residence at the Cartoon Museum in London. He has collaborated with Costa awardandndash;winning Bryan Talbot on Cherubs!
He lives in London.