Gol-Goroth comes to us by way of the great Cthulhu Mythos where he was known as The Forgotten Old One, or God of the Black Stone… he popped up in at least 5 stories and I’m pretty sure a Sword song or two, but magically he was never really described in what you would call detail… so he is either, a gigantic, black, toad-like creature with an impossibly malevolent glare (i love that part)… Or a tentacled, scaled, bat-winged entity. So you can’t say I didn’t give you room to play. And for the “Holiday” bit, by no means is it required, but I wanted to see if a few more descriptors got more folks drawing…. So Hawaiian shirts, fishing poles, discotheques, or just some quality “me” time… they’re all in play cause I certainly don’t know where an Old One goes to relax but i bet its funny.
Judges Commentary I've always wanted to live in the Mushroom Kingdom, so it was pretty hard to resist Toad as my top choice. Never mind the fact that he's not just a black toad-like creature, but he also has tiny bat wings and a malevolent glare - meeting all of the top criteria. If Toad-Goroth ever went up against Mario in his flying Tanooki suit, the little Italian plumber better hope he's got a spare 1up 'shroom lying around. Submitted by Mr James.
Nice! It took me a second, what with Toad being such a sinister color and having that impossibly malevolent glare... ok maybe not impossibly so but still, I'll give it at least a projection of ill will!
Judges Commentary Man, I would not want to be living in this city after Gol-Goroth paid it a visit. He's clearly so pissed off that he either sat on the buildings or farted until they collapsed. Or maybe it was just his beady red eyes that stared them down until they crumbled. Who's going to clean up this mess? Submitted by ITNet1.
Entitled Gol-Goroth Visits the City. Man is that a good monsterous belly (and button)! His lil' beard of tentacles, feelers and potentially orifi makes me happy as hell though I'm assuming the city he's left in ruins feels otherwise!
Judges Commentary Is it strange that I find myself oddly attracted to Gol-Goroth in a bikini? Perhaps she slipped me a Mickey in that cocktail, as I cannot resist any drink served through a Krazy Straw. Though I'm not sure if those are scales or if those are the hairiest toad arms and back I've ever seen. It's called Nair. Buy a can. Submitted by Sneurat.
I'm calling the closest thing to an impossibly malevolent glare I've seen yet! And strangely sexy all at the same time! Love the scribbly toady texture and the little string bikini!
Ha! I kinda like that you ignored all the descriptors except the holiday part! A bit of a Gopher-Goroth perhaps... And really, how am i to know, maybe Old Ones change form when they're especially happy or in need of balance.
You've reclaimed the lifeforce borrowed from you and rended the flesh from the worlds above and below, and now... because you deserve it.... it's NGGTHHfftTH TIME!!!
Nice! what else is an Old One gonna do but eat early and play some f'ing bingo! I'm a big fan of the tiny-huge scale play... However i'm not sure I'd trust a bingo parlor with only graffiti signage....
Yes! Minion head golf! and such nice follow through! Though I'm pretty sure you are supposed to look your ball all the way to the flag. This one's given me the giggles for sure... His buddy's speedo is so good as are facial expressions!
Smooooth When you're a fancy Gol-Goroth it's the details that count! Like do you wear your monocle chain in front of or behind your fancy lad stash? His posture and uber expressive hands make me very happy.
Yes! A Gol-Goroth picnic featuring what else but Submarine Sandwiches! I love that the wee sailors waited until this point to abandon ship, like being in a picnic basket wasn't enough warning?
Oh I do so love being this confused by an entry! Is just one a Gol-Goroth? Are they one artistic representation of the duality of said Old One? And the one that looks vaguely like Bib Fortuna, his little gimpy leg is sooooo good!
Oh no! Sometimes when vacations attack they attack really early! That seems unpleasant in so many ways... an old one on the cold exam table in his skivvies foiled by the cold teeth of technology... Great organ chart btw!
Man another one that i can't peg where exactly the giggles come from! The hands of evil anticipation? The world can die but I'll live on regardless of what this wave does grin? or is it the hawaiian shirt and speedo?
I'm not sure you should be exclaiming "oh no" mr boatman, I'm pretty sure you should be saying "this is exactly what i deserve for having a sailboat"... Though I'm not entirely sure this guy wants anything more than popcorn...
Nice! The in picture caption says it better than I can! And there's something about this guy, maybe the toad bumps and the shading... that makes me think of a delicious pickle...
Aaaah! The glare of his malevolence is impossible... That's a crazy assed mouth, looks kinda like a brussel sprout and I like to imagine it a composite of every high school ceramics bong ever made! Nice!
Oooh probably the most Lovecraftian of the batch so far. Such adorable digits, and it looks sort of like a Dalek from Dr Who, or like he/she is dressed up in it's fanciest 1920s flapper-esque dancing dress!
All right so "World Devouring for Dummies" caught me off guard and I spit a little coffee. Came with the caption Time to let your tentacles down Gol-Goroth! Maybe some much needed down time will help you figure out how to step out of Chthulu's shadow?
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