The Horror Crossover Encyclopedia: The Cold Comes South

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Lovecraft Shadow

IN LOVECRAFT’S SHADOW # 1 “THE COLD COMES SOUTH” (SHORT STORY BY MATTHEW BAUGH)

Release Date: March 30, 2007 (Setting is February 1874)

Series: Lovecraft’s Cthulhu Mythos

Non-Horror Crosses: Mysterious Dan Hawkins/Dave Mather; John Thunstone; David Return

The Story: Gunfighter Dave Mather encounters a Great Old One in the old west.

Notes: The Great Old One Ithaqua is of course from the works of Lovecraft. Baugh has used Dan Hawkins and Dave Mather as names for the same character based on the real life Dave Mather. A tribe of Indians encountered by Mather is the Tsichah from the works of Manly Wade Wellman in both his John Thunstone and David Return series.

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