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"Cthulhu fhtagn no more..." by Mikko Kuusirati

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Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Cthulhu R'lyeh wgah'nagl fhtagn! I! I! Cthulhu fhtagn!

If you know what that was, you'll probably like this picture, at least a bit... a quick charcoal portrait of the Sleeping One, colored in Photoshop.

27 Sep 200645 Spectre
f u dumbass
Lovecraft is a genious I've searched all my small life looking for such a writter!
18 Oct 200645 The Dragon Master
First, Love the pic. So many others have given in to an apparent temptation to cartoonize Cthulhu... It's great to see the great priest treated in so serious a manner.

Second, Abdul never existed. The Necronomicon, as portrayed in Lovecraft's work, never existed (though there have been a plethora of books of the dead). The best site for information on it is (http://www.hplovecraft.com/creation/necron/letters.asp). And check wikipedia for a list of possible translations of the word Necronomicon.
28 Nov 200645 SmoelfenFutte
Reminds me of the mind flayer from Dungeouns and Dragons..
17 Dec 200645 Anonymous1
Just to say - love the pic, and have to agree with the comments above that HPL wasn't simplistic and that there is great depth to his work. You're also right that the poster above has totally lost the plot on the origins of many of HPLs ideas.

It's nice to see Cthulhu treated with respect in this picture, I agree that he is often made 'cartoony'.

Thanks for drawing this and doing a tribute to the creation of a great writer!

p.s. yes, the person who thinks Abdul Alhazred was real, and that HPL copied his stories from the Necronomicon probably needs locking away themselves....
22 Jun 200745 Document Nagy
Retraction: On further reading I see there was more than one such guy. I was referring to the one who posted most recently.
22 Jun 200745 Document Nagy
I assumed he was joking. I thought it was funny, anyway.
19 Feb 200845 Mike
really nice
26 Jun 200845 Anon.
It shoudl remind you of the Mindflayer or Illithad, thats where gygax got the idea.
5 Jul 200945 Anon.
Blood for the Blood God!
28 Mar 2010:-) Daniela Black Phoenix Irimiash
Inpressive... Awsome, love the old aspect! 1 12
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'Cthulhu fhtagn no more...':
 • Created by: :-) Mikko Kuusirati
 • Copyright: ©Mikko Kuusirati. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Charcoal, Cthulhu, Lovecraft, Old, One
 • Categories: Extrateresstial, Alien Life Forms, Head or Facial Study, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Computer-coloured Picture, Other
 • Inspirations: H.P.Lovecraft, Robert E Howard, Other Artist
 • Views: 13972
 • Resolution: 425x700

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