Animal Land where there are no people
was a children's book released in 1897, written by Sybil Corbet, who was four years old, and illustrated by her mother, Katharine Corbet.
"Animal Land where there are no People is quite near, only you can't see it... They live by the North Pole and in the leafy places near. It is always light there, always day, they climb the poles and always play." [more inside]
What if Edward Gorey illustrated Lovecraft?
It'd look like John Kenn Mortensen's work
, that's what. Except Mortensen makes his art in his spare time, on post-it notes. He has an art book.
In September, Jon Schindehette
] and Lars Grant-West
] issued a challenge
to students at the Rhode Island School of Design: "Create a creature based upon a non-humanoid critter
from H.P. Lovecraft's literature.
The creature should have a fully resolved form, convey motion where appropriate, and be believable. Creature can be shown as either 3/4 view or 'turn-arounds'." Here are the entries
and here are the judges' comments. [more inside]
Weirdly wonderful illustrations
from 70s Japanese children's books by Gōjin Ishihara, including much nightmare fuel from the Illustrated Book of Japanese Monsters
is an illustrated guide to yōkai
authored by manga artist Shigeru Mizuki
. [more inside]
enjoys frequent attention, Monster Brain
does not discriminate in its collection of fine monster illustrations. Monster Brain likes awesome monsters
. Monster Brain likes scary monsters
. Monster Brain likes cute monsters
. Monster Brain likes abstract monsters
. I don't know what kind of monster this