Crypt of Cthulhu

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Crypt of Cthulhu Issue 51 Cover Art by Grey Ginter 1987

Crypt of Chtulhu is a literary zine devoted to the works of H. P. Lovecraft and his circle, and the Chtulhu Mythos.

First released by Robert M. Price on Hallowmas, 1981, Crypt of Chtulhu presented essays, articles, interviews, reviews, research, new items, fiction, poetry and more. It was published for twenty years, first in Bloomfield, New Jersey, and then, as of issue #34, in Mount Olive, North Carolina, U.S.A. and featured contributions by many notable writers and artists.

Contributors of writing included E.P. Berglund (Nyctalops), Leigh Blackmore, Carolyn L. Boyd, Scott D. Briggs, Donald Burleson, Ramsey Campbell, Peter Cannon, Lin Carter (Spaceteer), Marc A. Cerasini, T. G. Cockcroft, Mary Elizabeth Counselman-Vinyard, Donna Death, Stefan Dziemianowicz, Jason Eckhardt, Kenneth Fiag, Jr., William Fulwiler, Charles Garofalo, John S. Glasby, C.J. Henderson, Ben P. Indick (Ibid), Tani Jangsang (Cthulhu Cultus), P.F. Jeffery, S.T. Joshi, D.F. Lewis, Thomas Ligotti, Brian Lumley, Dirk W. Mosig (The Miskatonic), Will Murray, Gary Myers, Fred L. Pelton, Robert M. Price, Wilum Pugmire (Midnight Fantasies, Old Bones), Joseph S. Pulver, Carol Selby, David E. Schultz, Darrell Schweitzer, Richard Tierney, and Ralph E. Vaughan.

Crypt of Cthulhu also featured reprints of work by R.H. Barlow (Leaves), Robert Bloch, Fred Chappell,August Derluth, Henry Kuttner, Francis T. Laney (The Acolyte), H. P. Lovecraft, Samuel Loveman, E. Hoffman Price, Gerry de la Ree (Clark Ashton Smith - Artist), Duane Rimel, David F. Searight, and Clark Ashton Smith.

Contributors of artwork included John Borkowski, Rick Bryant, Guy Cowlishaw, Jason C. Eckhardt, Stephan E. Fabian, Jim Garrison, Peter H. Gilmore, Grey Ginter, Chris Gross, D.L. Hutchinson, Allen Koszowski, Robert H. Knox, Larry Latham, L.L.McAdams, Chris Pelletiere, Robert M. Price and Darrel Tutchton.

For a period of time during the 1980s, Crypt of Cthulhu was also included in the apazine, Esoteric Order of Dagon mailings.

Robert M. Price also edited Cthulhu Codex.