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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
Frozen Kingdom Blue-ray Cover.jpg
Blu-ray cover
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]The two sequals, Howard Lovecraft and the Undersea Kingdom and Howard Lovecraft and the Kingdom of Madness, were released later.


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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