Providence 5 Annotations Posted

Detail from Providence #5 P15,p1 art by Jacen Burrows
Detail from Providence #5 P15,p1 art by Jacen Burrows

…A tangled yr nhhngr loop, but they’re up: our basic annotations for Alan Moore and Jacen Burrows Providence #5 are…

…Lots of references to Lovecraft’s stories “The Dreams in the Witch House,” “The Colour Out of Space,” “The Thing on the Doorstep,” and some “Herbert WestReanimator” thrown in for good measure. Eager readers can spot the hinted-at Mr. Wade, Brown Jenkin, a very gay Dr. North, and even H.P. Lovecraft’s father: the itinerant Winfield Scott Lovecraft. We’ve found…

…Let us know in the comments – if we’ve missed anything…

…A tangled yr nhhngr loop, but they’re up: our basic annotations for Providence #5 are…

 

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2 thoughts on “Providence 5 Annotations Posted

  1. I didn’t see a mention of James Montague (the room mate) being an obvious reference to M.R. (Montague Rhodes) James. I haven’t read Herbert West, so I don’t know if that name appeats there, too.

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    • There’s an unnamed narrator in the original story – basically Herbert West’s assistant. At this time, readers barely met Montague in Providence #5 so we’re likely to see more of the picture in issue 6.

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