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H.P.L.,[1] HPL,[2] H.P. Lovecraft, Lovecraft, Lewis Theobald, Humphrey Littlewit, Ward Phillips, Edward Softly



Date of Birth
Date of Death

August 20th, 1890
March 15th, 1937

Professional History

Howard Phillips Lovecraft was an American author specializing in the genre of "weird fiction".

He is most widely recognized for creating a pantheon of cosmic beings commonly known as the "Great Old Ones".

Legacy in Marvel Comics

Lovecraft's work has been adapted several times in various Marvel Comics projects, most recently in the 2008 series Haunt of Horror: Lovecraft.

Lovecraft's work has laid the groundwork for many other characters and work of fiction. Doctor Strange villain Shuma-Gorath was inspired by the Lovecraft creation Shub Niggurath.[citation needed]

Work History

Images Attributed to Howard Phillips Lovecraft (Earth-1218)



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  1. Tower of Shadows #3; The Terrible Old Man
  2. Tower of Shadows #9; Pickman's Model

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