Lovecraft?

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  1. tom_jeffords

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    Does anyone know if/think that H. P. Lovecraft's writings may have had an effect on the creation of Transformers or similar ideas such as Robotech? The nonhuman giants from deepest space seem to be a bit similar. Thank you.
     
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    it's certainly had an impact on more recent portrayals of Monstructor.
     
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    I dont see it at all. They seem more inspired by the sci-fi movies of the 50s and 60s, or the great granddaddy of them all, War of the Worlds, far more so than Lovecraft.
     
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    In the Marvel comic, there's an issue where they go into the depths of Cybertron and find horrible, indescribable creatures that existed long before the Transformers. THAT's mythos-inspired for certain.
     
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    cthulhu bot?
     
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    I'd buy it.
     
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    Ah yes, The Collect Call of Cathulhu.
    The Real Ghostbusters was a great show.
     
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    seconded
     
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    It would be interesting to see transformers fighting something else than other transformers for a change.
     
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    Ph'nglui mglw'nafh Primus Cybertron wgah'nagl fhtagn?
     
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    Who's Lovecraft, and what does he have to do with Transformers?
     
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    Ia? Unicron m'glwkg tuu'qjiwi!
     
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    "The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents..." - H.P. Lovecraft
     

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