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Cthulhu is a fictional monster created by fantasy-horror writer H.P. Lovecraft.

 He introduced in his story “The Call of Cthulhu,” first published in the magazine Weird Tales in 1928.

The creature is described as “a monster of vaguely anthropoid outline.

Described as an octopus head whose face was a mass of feelers, a scaly, rubbery-looking body, prodigious claws on hind and fore feet, and long, narrow wings behind.

” It is said to be so terrible to behold that it destroys the sanity of those who see it.

Also, Cthulhu is characterized as the priest or leader of the Old Ones.

A species that came to Earth from the stars before human life arose.

In addition, The Old Ones went dormant, and their city slipped under Earth’s crust beneath the Pacific Ocean.

They communicated with humans by telepathy.

Uncivilized people remembered and worshipped Cthulhu in rites described as loathsome.

Subsequently, These groups had statues of Cthulhu that seemed to be made of materials not found on Earth.

In short, A fascinating story is found behind Cthulhu tattoos!