Moonstone Books has sent Major Spoilers the solicitation information and cover images for titles shipping in September 2007. Kolchak fans will be happy to know the original novels which lead to the television movies and series are being rereleased by the author. That and alot more after the jump.
Moonstone proudly steps up during the full moon to launch this first book in a line of monster/horror prose fiction anthologies, with this one featuring our favorite ferocious and furry fiends, werewolves!
The blood will run red in the dead of night as both horror-fiction and comic book writers alike unite to bring you an unlucky 13 chilling tales of howling horror, just in time for Halloween.
With stories by Elaine Bergstrom, Tom DeFalco, Dave Dorman, Clay Griffith, William R. Halliar, C.J. Henderson, David Michelinie, Christopher Mills, Mike Reynolds, Beau Smith, Paul D, Storrie, Dave Ulanski, and Fred Van Lente!
Interior illustrations by Ken Wolak- and a fang-tastic cover by fan-favorite Dave Dorman, this chilling collection of short stories is sure to keep you cringing under the covers all night long!
Having survived the Mutant onslaught, C.L.A.S.H. abandons their shadowy, guerilla tactics to commit a series of rebellious acts, all of them designed with a single purpose—to destroy the Protectorate’s illusion of supreme authority.
Once the dust of insurrection settles, however, C.L.A.S.H. must contend with the super-human fury of the Council of Seven!
All this, plus a sneak peak into the origins of Dusk, Shrapnel and Knave!
In 1972, Jeff Rice’s novel The Night Stalker introduced Carl Kolchak to the world. This spine-tingling novel of supernatural terror became an instant bestseller and served as the basis for the film of the same name, starring Darren McGavin and adapted by legendary Twilight Zone screenwriter Richard Matheson.
After The Night Stalker became the one of the highest rated television movies of all time, a sequel, The Night Strangler, was released the following year to great acclaim.
Carl Kolchak, as the world’s first paranormal investigator, would prove to be an irresistible draw for viewers and inspire a weekly dramatic television series which debuted in 1974.
Now, after more than three decades out of print, Kolchak’s creator Jeff Rice has agreed to release the original novels which sparked a television phenomenon! At last, The Night Stalker and The Night Strangler are together in one volume…
The Kolchak Papers: The Original Novels
Moonstone proudly presents these very RARE collector opportunities!
-Signed and numbered LTD edition: this slipcased, hardcover, cloth bound collectors item is signed by Kolchak’s creator Jeff Rice!
Limited to 300 copies. $99.00
-Lettered LTD edition: this slipcased, hardcover, silk bound collectors item is also signed by Kolchak’s creator Jeff Rice!
Limited to just 26 copies! $249.00