How do you pronounce the comic’s title?
It’s pronounced yahh-THAHG-goo. The a in the middle syllable is a haughty one, best found in the word awkward.
How often do you update?
Twice a week, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
How long is this story?
So far, there are 30 chapters already planned; however, I’ll admit the specifics of the chapters aren’t finalized quite yet. The story will be in 3 arcs. Realistically, 30-40 chapters when it’s all done.
Will this be offered in book version?
Eventually. I want to make sure that it’s a reasonable cost for everyone involved with a decent quality.
Who is this Lovecraft fellow, anyway?
He’s a dude with a long face! Actually, he was a horror, fantasy and sci-fi author in the early 1900s. You can check out his Wikipedia page here, and you can listen to a podcast where some webcomic people talk about Lovecraft and some webcomics he inspired here. His writing style was pretty archaic even for his time, so don’t feel bad if you can’t get through it. His works have set the standard for a lot of authors, including Stephen King, Mignola and Neil Gaiman. Most stories reference the Cthulhu Mythos, which he created.
If, after all that, you are interested in reading Lovecraft, here are some key stories:
- The Colour out of Space
- Call of Cthulhu
- The Dunwich Horror
- At the Mountains of Madness
- The Rats in the Walls
- Shadow over Innsmouth
Try to avoid his poems, the Dreamquest of Unknown Kadath, and Medusa’s Coil. Please note, you will read bits that seem rather racist. Lovecraft considered himself an Anglophile and a gentlemen, so he was a bit behind the times (though not by much, given the early 1900s.)
Is Pieta male or female? Why don’t you make her more feminine?
Good question! Pieta is a female. No, I will not make her more feminine. There’s a tendency to same-body females, and I wanted her to have a different standard of beauty.
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