The Horror Crossover Encyclopedia: Black as the Pit, from Pole to Pole

8 Jun

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Join us each week as we share a new excerpt from Robert E. Wronski Jr.’s book, The Horror Crossover Encyclopedia, now available in print and digital editions!

NEW DIMENSIONS 7 “BLACK AS THE PIT, FROM POLE TO POLE” (SHORT STORY BY STEVEN UTLEY AND HOWARD WALDROP)

Release Date: 1977 (Setting is circa 1800 to 1819)

Series: Frankenstein (Mary Shelley)

Horror Crosses: Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos

Non-Horror Crosses: Arthur Gordon Pym; Moby Dick; Journey to the Centre of the Earth; Pellucidar

The Story: Following the events of Frankenstein, the monster finds a hole in the Arctic that leads him on a journey to many inner worlds, before ending up in the Antarctic at the Mountains of Madness.

Notes: This monster is the original from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein that was created by Victor Frankenstein, as opposed to the Universal film monster created by Henry Frankenstein. Once again, Lovecraft’s work is invoked to…

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