Oct 072015

WHO:              Warpo, creators of the Legends of Cthulhu retro action figures, announces today its sponsorship of the H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast live event, taking place in Chicago on October 10, 2015, to include an appearance by the Elder God, Cthulhu himself.

WHAT:            Cthulhu hasn’t been seen in person since his debut at Gen Con Indy in August, and in a rare public appearance, he’ll be on hand at H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast Live for sanity-inducing photo ops.

Warpo will also host a booth on-site at the event, selling limited-edition products from the Legends of Cthulhu toy line, and exclusive premiums. There will also be a live Cthulhu trivia contest, chock full of Warpo prizes.

Founded in 2013 by avid collectors and toy industry veterans Bryan Katzel, Eric LeFeber and Tommy Baldwin, Warpo is Making Yesterday’s Toys, high-quality collectible toys with a a distinct retro look and feel. Taking an artisanal approach of “method manufacturing”, Warpo’s debut product line, Legends of Cthulhu launched with a Kickstarter in June 2014, and the company’s future releases include action figures, plush, playsets, and more. For more information, visit warpo.com.

The H.P. Lovecraft Literary Podcast has been running since 2009, and the Chicago event will be one of two live shows in 2015. Activities include the Lovecraftian Comedy Quiz Show, the full story readings of H.P. Lovecraft’s The Statement of Randolph Carter by Andrew Leman, and Charlotte Perkins Gillman’s The Yellow Wallpaper read by Heather Klinke.

WHERE:          The Charnel House Chicago
3421 Fullerton Ave.
Chicago, IL 60646

WHEN:              October 10, 2015 – 7:00pm

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