Title (H.P. LOVECRAFT) CRYPT OF CTHULHU Edited by Robert M. Price: 1st 85 issues!
Seller ID 971
CRYPT OF CTHULHU evolved from a one-man-24-page effort to a 64-page publication that become the premiere H.P. Lovecraft journal for more than a decade. Editor Robert M. Price wrote every article in the first issue and even illustrated it as well! The 2nd issue received contributions — in addition to the editor — from Charles Garofalo, Ronald Shearer, and C.J. Henderson; by the time issue #9 came around, "COC" had attracted the Lovecraft Illuminati: S.T. Joshi, Peter Cannon, Will Murray, Lin Carter, Colin Wilson, Don Burleson, Darrell Schweitzer, Richard L. Tierney, and artist Jason Eckhardt who's illustration would grace many of its covers. COC would not only publish noteworthy articles on H.P. Lovecraft and his work, but poetry, unpublished fragments, letters, false-starts, etc., by HPL and other notables including, Robert E. Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, E. Hoffmann Price and other members of the HPL circle of acquaintances, and tales by the current Cabal of Lovecraft-styled fictions. The first 10 issues are especially difficult to acquire, with the first three or four, seem to move underground from collector to collector without ever coming to the mainstream market. Never seen another such set offered! I am also including variant issues and SHUDDER STORIES #1, and RISQUE STORIES #1, also published by CRYPT OF CTHULHU. Bringing the total to around 90 issues.