Howard Lovecraft is a young boy who comes into possession of the legendary Necronomicon while visiting his father in a mental institution. Ignoring his father’s warnings, Howard uses the text to open a portal to a dangerous ice-covered world where his only ally is a bizarre creature he names Spot.
This is a great comic. The story involves a young, curious boy who finds himself stranded in a dangerous world. The art is fresh and exciting. Plus, it introduces readers to the Cthulhu mythos of HP Lovecraft–a writer whose work every horror reader should explore.
I was able to read a copy of this book months ago on the computer and I cannot wait to see the artwork pop on paper. I’ve been anxiously waiting to post this review on the teen blog, but thought it best to wait until closer to the publication date. The library’s copy is on order and will be on the shelves any day. Place your request now!
~Tricia is the teen librarian at CPL who has decided to spend the entire weekend reading outside–an absolute favorite thing to do. SO many books, so little time…