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Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom

Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom is a 2016 animated film based on the graphic novel of the same name.[1] The inspiration comes from the writings of American horror author H. P. Lovecraft.[2]

Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom
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Directed bySean Patrick O'Reilly
Produced bySean Patrick O'Reilly
Michelle O'Reilly
Written bySean Patrick O'Reilly
Music byGeorge Streicher
Edited byBrendan Hansell
Distributed byShout! Factory
Release date
  • October 2016 (2016-10)
Running time
83 minutes



The Howard Lovecraft series is a trilogy of graphic novels written by Bruce Brown and illustrated by Renzo Podesta.[3] that began publishing in 2009 with Howard Lovecraft and The Frozen Kingdom. The sequel Howard Lovecraft & The Undersea Kingdom was published in 2011 and the third volume Howard Lovecraft & The Kingdom of Madness was published in 2013. In 2014, Howard Lovecraft & The Three Kingdoms was released, printing the three series in one hardcover book.[4] The books derived their world and characters from the Cthulhu Mythos created by Lovecraft.[5]

Howard Lovecraft and The Frozen Kingdom is the first screen adaptation of the Howard Lovecraft series.[6]

On March 22, 2016, it was announced that Ron Perlman and Christopher Plummer have been cast in upcoming animated feature.[7] Shout! Factory has acquired the distribution rights to the film and Howard Lovecraft series.[8]



  1. ^ Brown, Bruce; Podestá, Renzo. Howard Lovecraft and the frozen kingdom. Rockford, Ill. ISBN 9781897548547. OCLC 477291727.
  2. ^ Nonesuch, Royal. "Interview: Bruce Brown on Howard Lovecraft & The Frozen Kingdom". Retrieved 2018-09-17.
  3. ^ Fitz (February 19, 2012). "Graphic Novel Review: Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom by Bruce Brown and Thomas Boatwright". Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
  4. ^ Bruce, Brown (2014). Howard Lovecraft and the three kingdoms. MacPherson, Dwight L.; Hendrix, Erik; Podesta, Renzo; Boatwright, Thomas; Dollman, E. T. Coquitlam, B.C.: Arcana Comics. ISBN 1771352167. OCLC 896043016.
  5. ^ "Interview with Bruce Brown, Author of the Howard Lovecraft Graphic Novel Series". Wired. Retrieved 2018-09-27.
  6. ^ "Howard Lovecraft and the Frozen Kingdom Emerging On DVD & Blu-Ray". Den of Geek.
  7. ^ Busch, Anita (2016-03-22). "Animated 'Lovecraft' Finds Its Voices For Arcana, Shout! Factory". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2018-09-27.
  8. ^ Busch, Anita (2015-10-07). "Shout! Acquires All U.S. Rights To Arcana Studios' H.P. Lovecraft Animated Film". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved 2018-09-27.

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