“The John Dean Necronomicon”

Client: Mark Shireman
Role: Illustration

Inspired by the cosmic horror tales of H.P. Lovecraft and his “Cthulhu Mythos,” the story of “The John Dean Necronomicon” revolves around a disgraced scholar and his attempt to present a counterfeit tome of arcane knowledge in an attempt to salvage his career. Unfortunately for him, the faux grimoire contains just enough real mystical knowledge to turn itself into a genuine object of eldritch horror…