“The Vessel of Terror”: a graphic novel any Lovecraft fan will enjoy

A lovely review of The Vessel of Terror. After 3 years it’s fantastic to see that the book still turns heads.

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The oceans provide 99 percent of the Earth’s living space — the largest known space in our universe to harbour living organisms.  Over 90% of this habitat exists in the deep sea known as the abyss.  Less than 10% of this living space has been explored by humans.

The Challenger Deep outside Asia is the deepest known location on Earth: 10,916 metres (35,813 feet, 6.78 miles), 2 kilometres deeper than Mt. Everest is tall.  The water pressure is more than 8 tons per square inch, the equivalent of one person trying to support 50 jumbo jets…

Fear of the unknown.  Alien horror.  Hopelessness.

The Vessel of Terror has all of that in spades, and from the very first pages, a feeling of doom permeates.

Tracking whales in the north Atlantic ocean, the research vessel Alesia discovers and captures what they think is a Magnapinna Squid.  The researchers are elated, but…

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