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Stuff We Love: Carafe of Cthulhu tiki mugs

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Mar 26, 2018

Bubbling up from the depths of Lovecraftian cosmic horror are these fantastic Cthulhu tiki mugs, perfect for your next secret party to summon the Great Old Ones.

Inspired from the Cthulhu Mythos imagined by Providence's favorite son, H.P. Lovecraft, each handmade ceramic Carafe of Cthulhu mug stands 8 inches high, weighs 2 pounds, and is finished with a different colored wash over the glossy glaze. Texas-based Mondo Tees is offering this tentacled collection of four different mugs designed by world-famous artist William Stout.

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They're available in the following colors and styles, each one more than capable of containing your favorite potent potable: white (Regular), brown (Cosmic Horror), black/green (Dead But Dreaming), and cobalt blue (Unfathomable Depths).

Here's the official description:

Bring cosmic horror to your craft cocktails with everyone's favorite Old One - Cthulhu! The first in our series of mugs collaborating with our favorite artists, the 16-ounce Carafe of Cthulhu Tiki Mug was designed by renowned comic and concept artist William Stout.

Stout is an acclaimed comic artist, illustrator, and designer who made a name for himself painting bootleg album covers for The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and The Who. His works have appeared in Heavy Metal magazine as well as in over 120 ad artworks and storyboards for Hollywood films like Pan's Labyrinth, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Michael Jackson's Thriller, and the poster for Ralph Bakshi's iconic animated fantasy, Wizards.

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Check out the brood of beautiful, limited-edition Cthulhu tiki mugs in the full gallery below, then tell us if you might fall under their spell and be tempted to purchase one or the whole set for $28-$50 each.