This week we welcome Mike Bukowski, the illustrator behind Yog-Blogsoth, a site devoted to artistic renditions of Lovecraftian, Smithian, Howardian, and other Weird beings, to cover “The Testament of Athammaus” (part 1).
Mike has done hundreds of creatures by this point and put out three hard-to-snag volumes, which he periodically reprints. There are plenty of Smith characters on the site as well as your more classic Lovecraftian ones. Plus, he’s tackled things one doesn’t often see illustrated in Lovecraft. You may want to consider viewing them from home, however, as there’s a great deal of nudity.
The story takes us back to Commoriom before it was abandoned and tells of the horrifying circumstances that led its residents to flee and re-establish the city a day’s journey away…although none of us are sure we would’ve stopped after just one day.
Next week, we’ll be back with part 2 of the story!
Music by Erdenstern.