H.P. Lovecraft: The Music of Erich Zann (Paperback)

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By Aldin Baroza (Illustrator), Gary Reed (Editor), Steven Philip Jones
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Description


Astronomer Max Finn is in Paris, reluctantly attending a SETI conference on the search for extraterrestrial life. One day sitting in a street cafe, a sad street musician named Erich Zann, draws his attention as the old man plays an eerie set of music on his violin. Now each night, those same eerie melodies haunt and plague Finn's dreams. Giving him nightmares about an impossible cosmic land ruled by Nyarlathotep, the messenger of the elder gods.

This Lovecraft tale is adapted by award winning comic writer Steven Philip Jones (CALIBER's Sherlock Holmes, Dracula). H.P. Lovecraft is considered one of America's most innovative and popular American horror writers. The master of the weird tale during the first decades of the 20th Century until his premature death in 1937, Lovecraft's distinctive style and canon of work has influenced many authors. Jones takes the classic tale and while remaining true to the source, brings it into the modern age which can sometimes make the horror even more terrifying. This tale is illustrated by Aldin Baroza who has worked in the animation field and on such programs as The Simpsons and Futurama, along with illustrating Steven Philip Jones' Nightlinger and Tatters comic book series.

In addition to the comic book adaptation this volume also contains the original H.P. Lovecraft published story as written by him.

About the Author


Steven Philip Jones is a writer, reviewer and editor. His most recent books include The Clive Cussler Adventures: A Critical Review and Comics Writing: Communicating with Comics. His comics credits include adaptations of the film Re-Animator and Bram Stoker's novel Dracula, and the original series Nightlinger and Street Heroes. Jones is also co-creator with Barb Jacobs of the award-nominated fantasy series Talismen. Aldin Baroza has worked as a storyboard artist for Disney, Cartoon Network and Fox Television Animation, where he was also an assistant director. His comics credits include his original webcomic series Rose Madder, Tales from the Heart, Nightlinger and Tatters, the latter he co-created with Steven Philip Jones. H. P. Lovecraft is often cited as one of the three titans of American horror along with Edgar Allan Poe and Stephen King. His fiction continues to influence horror and fantasy writers while creations like Cthulhu, the Necronomicon and Herbert West have become horror icons.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781942351580
ISBN-10: 1942351585
Publisher: Caliber Comics
Publication Date: January 21st, 2016
Pages: 50
Language: English