27 Jan If Kigitsu Katsuhisa were to adapt one of HP Lovecraft’s stories into a manga, which one would it be? – Quora
KIGITSU KATSUHISA X LOVECRAFT
Knowing Kigitsu Katsuhisa he’d scroll right through the list of Cthulu monsters see the word Contagion and go “I can work with that”, the man’s work is full of mutated and grotesque monsters and I’d personally love to see his take on Hastalyk entering into the mortal realm.
I could imagine the storyline… A young girl working in a science lab, a new student of course unaware of the proper safety precautions put in place is in charge of examing a new specimen that shows up to the lab mysteriously. Upon examination, she begins to notice this bacteria isn’t the same as any other previously studied.
Not long after during an accident the bacteria would end up attaching itself to her and slipping into her body, seemingly unaffected she reports the event to her superiors and heads home after a brief quarantine period. As the days go by she’d slowly begin to get a cold which would then begin to turn much deadlier, fearing the consequences she hides the sickness from her friend and family.
Only she’s not just hiding it, she’s protecting it… Day by day as she becomes more and more transformed into a grotesque virulant being a knock at the door… It’s the police doing a wellness check, and when she opens the door they immediately open fire seeing only a monster.
Unfortunately for them, they’re now converted to followers of Hastalyk and the plague begins…