Classic Covers: H.P. Lovecraft

Few writers have had quite the literary afterlife of H.P. Lovecraft, a man whose name has become a byword for all things tentacled and mind-destroying. With millions of books in print in thousands of editions, the originator of works with a trend-setting aesthetic in writhingly dark cosmic horror, Lovecraft’s stories have proven an irresistible lure to artists of the macabre since the pulp era. Here is just a small sampling of the many covers that have contributed to his legacy.

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