Column: On the Marches of Dreamland: Shotguns v. Cthulhu: Double-barreled Action in the Horrific World of H.P. Lovecraft

Laws, Robin D., ed. Shotguns v. Cthulhu: Double-barreled Action in the Horrific World of H. P. Lovecraft. Stone Skin Press, 2013. 292 pp. USD $13.99 print; USD $6.99 Kindle. ISBN 978-1-908983-83-1.

No, there are no Weird Westerns here. Yes, there are spies and cops and robbers here. But what this book mainly has are shotgun-toting heroes and heroines not going gently into that stygian night, but raging against Cthulhu’s coming light. Editor Laws assures us that shotguns were not …

Randy StaffordColumn: On the Marches of Dreamland: Shotguns v. Cthulhu: Double-barreled Action in the Horrific World of H.P. Lovecraft

Cthulhu Eats the World: Holes for Faces

Campbell, Ramsey. Holes for Faces. Dark Regions Press (May 7, 2013).

Since this review is appearing on Innsmouth Free Press, I think it’s appropriate to begin it like this: I came to Ramsey Campbell by way of H.P. Lovecraft and the expanded world of the “Cthulhu Mythos.” Like many authors both before and after him, Mr. Campbell began his wonderful world of horror and dread by building upon the fiction of H.P.L. After I read Campbell’s take on Mythos…
Brian M. SammonsCthulhu Eats the World: Holes for Faces