Just had to share this because I think this sums up D&D as my group played it back in the early 80's
"Carcosa is Thundarr the Barbarian reimagined by Lovecraft, Moorcock, and R.E. Howard, drawn by the 1970s staff of Heavy Metal, and put to motion by Ralph Bakshi."
-Gaming All Over The Place: Carcosa: Initial Thoughts
At least all the source quotes are right :)