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Lovecraft JLA: Aquaman by genesischant Lovecraft JLA: Aquaman by genesischant
Final excerpt from the Diary of Arthur Curry,

"March 1st, 1912--

I fear a doom has come for the world of men. It may be too late to stop it. It is already too late for this poor soul.

The dreams have started again. They're much clearer now, and I find myself remembering much more when I wake-- though I would count it as a mercy if I did not. I am deep in the blue-green bowels of the ocean, and the Voice is there with me. It speaks to me, calling me Or'rn and in the dream I know with alarming certainty that this is my rightful name. That it has always been my name. Though I am so deep below the surface that no light could possibly pierce to illuminate, I am granted some otherworldly sight to make my way. I see the ruins of the Great City, walk its barnacle-crusted streets, its perverse alien architecture giving me an unpleasant sensation of vertigo even when I stand still. The Voice of the Dweller calls to me, and I follow it down into the City's central Palace, a mammoth facade massive beyond the works of human hands. I stand before its magnificence and the Voice speaks once more, only now it comes from within me, it is my own voice speaking!

'The age of Humans is at an end. As it was in days of old, the seas will rise up once again to drown the land, and the Ancient Old Ones will wake from their sleep of watery eons!'

My mouth twists itself into a gruesome smile around hundreds of needle-sharp teeth and I realize that I have far too many mouths. Despite this, I smile-- full of a wild maddening joy, because for the first time in my life, I will soon be among my own kind."


EDIT: Removed the frame.
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DrKaleidoscope Oct 5, 2013  Student Traditional Artist

Awesome

what about a lovecraftian version of Martian Manhunter?

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loserfacerochelle Jul 1, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Looove this. :]
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girlgunner Aug 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
More of these, please!
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genesischant Aug 12, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I have some ideas for a few more. I may find the time to put them all together into something in the future.
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:icongirlgunner:
girlgunner Aug 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Good to hear!
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:iconmrmunkeepants:
I would really, really like to know more about this version of the world. perhaps Bruce Wayne is inspired by a Night Gaunt crashing through his window?
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Ellocobruja Mar 8, 2011
can't wait for yo to finish
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Calabim Mar 7, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
This just too awesome for words.
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:iconalphacow:
Super excellent!
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dio-03 Mar 1, 2011  Student Artist
wow. this is really terrifying. subtly but it really does have that lovecraftian unhinged-ness to it. the Aquaman elements you incorporated in it REALLY do work in the designs favor, and brings home the fact that this is hase the same base concept.
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