HP Lovecraft’s Cthulhu: The Whisperer in Darkness

HP Lovecraft’s Cthulhu: The Whisperer in Darkness  was a three-part comic book mini-series published by Millennium Publications that followed a group of investigators, the Miskatonic Project, as they confronted the Mi-go , the cunning Fungi from Yuggoth .

Parts of the series

Created by Mark Ellis , The Miskatonic Project is one of three paranormal investigators who have had great experience with the Great Old Ones in the past. Lord Justin Sabbath, Professor Augustus Grant, and Psychic Fleur Avignon used the Miskatonic University as a base of operations. They worked closely with noted folklorist Professor Albert N. Wilmarth, who brought the Mi-Go to their attention.

Set in 1929, the first issue of the Miskatonic Project by Darryl Banks and written by Mark Ellis . The rest of the issue Was filled out by writer Terry Collins adaptation of HP Lovecraft’s story ” The Whisperer in Darkness “, with art by Lovecraft Noted illustrator Daryl Hutchison and Melissa Martin.

The following two issues presented to the events of “The Whisperer In Darkness,” by Marvel Comics artist Don Heck , with a script provided by Mark Ellis and Terry Collins. The Mi-Go and their human collaborators were portrayed as paving the way for the return of the Old Ones, including Cthulhu. Inspector John Raymond Legrasse, the New Orleans police officer who first appeared in Lovecraft’s inaugural Cthulhu story, ” The Call of Cthulhu “, appears in the second chapter.

The three resulting file Managed Were together as a single graphic novel published by Millennium Publications in 1993. An updated edition featuring new artwork and retitled  The Miskatonic Project: HP Lovecraft’s The Whisperer in Darkness  Was released by Transfuzion / Millennial Concepts in October 2008.

Trading cards

The three issues also included ” Old Ones ” trading cards, rendered by Darryl Banks, Daryl Hutchison, Deirdre DeLay , and Joe Phillips .

  • Part One (Dec. 1991) – ” Cthulhu ” and “Cthulhu Statue” trading cards
  • Part Two (Feb. 1992) – ” Hastur ” and “Mi-Go” trading cards
  • Part Three (Apr. 1992) – ” Yig, Father of Serpents ” and ” Quachil Uttaus ” trading cards

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