Emily Carroll again delivers a disturbing and gory narrative, complete with illustrations that drink from a well of the macabre.
If there was a musical equivalent, it would be a hint of Myrkur's haunting vocals coupled with the feel of the moors in Wuthering Heights.
Sufficiently creepy, Welcome to Lovecraft was an alluring welcome to the series. I ordered the second volume before I finished reading the first.
3 stars I loved how Raven's aunt and cousin are voodoo witches. With the introduction of supernatural beings under their control, the story added a whole new element that I think could grow into something mystical if the Raven series continues.
"It was about time the world saw Egypt not through a Western lens, but through an authentically Egyptian one."