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H. P. Lovecraft

H. P. Lovecraft

Real Name
Howard Phillips Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft


Date of Birth
August 20, 1890

Date of Death
March 15, 1937

Place of Birth
Providence, Rhode Island, United States of America

Shuma-Gorath (inspired)

First publication


Personal 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 "Old Ones". Lovecraft's work has been adapted several times in various Marvel Comics project, 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. The Doctor Strange villain Shuma-Gorath was inspired by the Lovecraft creation Shub Niggurath.

Professional History

Professional History of H. P. Lovecraft is unknown.


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