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At the Mountains of Madness

By I.N.J. Culbard

Paperback with flaps, 128 pp, £14.99

"For a second we gasped in admiration... and then vague horror began
to creep into our souls."

September 1930. A scientific expedition embarks for the frozen wasteland of Antarctica. But the secrets they unearth there reveal a past almost beyond human comprehension – and a future too terrible to imagine. By taking scientific fact so seriously, At the Mountains of Madness (1936), H.P. Lovecraft's classic take on the 'heroic age' of polar exploration, helped to define a new era in 20th-century science-fiction.

I.N.J. Culbard

I.N.J. Culbard is an award-winning artist and writer. In 2006, he surpassed thousands of other comic book artists and writers and had his work published in Dark Horse Comics’ New Recruits anthology. He has since appeared in the anthology series Dark Horse Presents, Judge Dredd Megazine and 2000AD (Brass Sun), and has been published by Vertigo (The New Deadwardians). His graphic novels for SelfMadeHero include The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Hound of the Baskervilles, A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of the Four, The Valley of Fear, The Case of Charles Dexter Ward, Deadbeats, The Shadow Out of Time, Celeste, The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath and At the Mountains of Madness, for which he won the British Fantasy Award in 2011.

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"Cunningly boiled down [with] superb ligne claire drawings."
— The Observer
"There's been a lot of Lovecraftian work over the past few years, but [this] may be the best of them all."
— Pornokitsch