Posts Tagged ‘Weird Tales’

Weird Tales and Amazing Stories


March sees the birthdays for two magazines that would inspire fandom, Weird Tales and Amazing Stories. Weird Tales introduced H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos and Amazing Stories codified, if not named, science fiction via publisher Hugo Gernsback.

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Lovecraft on Lovecraft


On July 5, 1927, horror master H.P. Lovecraft summarized how he crafted in his sense of dread in a letter to Farnsworth Wright, the editor of Weird Tales.

“Now all my tales are based on the fundamental