If you're coming to the San Diego Comic-Con next month, I'll be on the Necronomicon Panel at 8:00 PM with stellar experts of all things Lovecraftian, including: Aaron Vanek, Cody Goodfellow, Leslie Klinger Brian Callahan, Mike Dubisch and Mark Stephenson! It's an amazing line-up and you don't want to miss this one! The official description of the panel is:
H.P. Lovecraft and the Necronomicon: 75 years of mingling fact and fiction
2013 marks the 75th anniversary of the "History of the Necronomicon," a short essay written by iconic horror author H.P. Lovecraft and published a year after his death. Since then, the dread book written by the Mad Arab Abdul Alhazred has appeared in movies, books, comics, cartoons, art, music, and games.
Although originally a literary hoax, there are hundreds of products that bear its name today. Come explore the truth and legend behind the greatest creation of the 20th century's greatest weird fiction writer, and learn how and why the book and its creator continue to influence all aspects of culture.