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Cthulhu Thursday: Astounding, Weird Tales and Stories

September 1, 2011

Lovecraft had much of his fiction published in pulp magazines such as Weird Tales and Astounding Stories. These popular magazines were a great means for new authors to reach an audience and launched many writers, not just Lovecraft. They also had great (and kitch) covers….

Run! The mutant pre-Daleks cometh!

The Shadow Out of Time - image from gilles-arnaud-sphere.com

“I told you this was a bad idea….”

At the Mountains of Madness - image from darkinthedark.com

Also see the choir of the damned… and while we’re on the subject, when reading your 1936 copy of Astounding Stories, what better to drink your coffee in, than these amazing mugs with a cthulhu at the bottom which emerges as you drink!! (Hat-tip to AdamDork for the link)

(Cthulhu Thursday is a dose of Mythos to brighten darken your week. More on the idea can be found here and a list of posts thus far, here.  Also for more Cthulhu news, sign up to the cthulhuHQ twitter feed. Enjoy!)

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