Friday, October 8, 2010

Contents announced for Tales of the Shadowmen 7: Femmes Fatales


Announcing Tales of the Shadowmen 7: Femmes Fatales, from Black Coat Press

US$22.95/GBP 14.99 - 6x9 tpb, 324 pages - ISBN-13: 978-1-935558-44-6

on sale: December 1, 2010 / cover by Phil Cohen

This seventh volume of the only international anthology devoted to paying homage to the world's most fantastic heroes from popular literature spotlights the females of the species: beautiful, deadly, tragic, accursed, enticing… all gathered here for an amazing collection of new adventures...

Tremble as Christine Daae meets Herbert West the Reanimator and Dr. Loveless Nurse Ratched! Experience thrills as Milady tries to outwit Captain Blood and Lady Blakeney the Black Coats! Watch in awe as Becky Sharp foils the designs of Sâr Dubnotal and Amelia Peabody those of mad King Tut! Wonder as the Bride of Frankenstein challenges the power of Dr. Omega and the vampire countess Marcian Gregoryi that of Victor Frankenstein and the Illuminati! Also starring Carmilla! Catherine Levendeur! Rosa Klebb! Fah Lo Suee! And the Eyes Without A Face!

With a foreword by Xavier Mauméjean and a portfolio by Matt Haley.

My tale is an entry in my "Road to Wold Newton" series which kicked off with last year's Scarlet Pimpernel story "Is He in Hell?" (appearing both in
Tales of the Shadowmen 6: Grand Guignol and slightly revised and expanded in The Worlds of Philip José Farmer 1: Protean Dimensions [Meteor House]).

  • Matt Haley: My Femmes Fatales (portfolio)
  • Xavier Mauméjean: My Femmes Fatales (foreword)
  • Roberto Lionel Barreiro: Secrets
  • Matthew Baugh: What Rough Beast
  • Thom Brannan: What Doesn't Die
  • Matthew Dennion: Faces of Fear
  • Win Scott Eckert: Nadine's Invitation
  • Emmanuel Gorlier: Fiat Lux!
  • Micah Harris: Slouching Towards Camulodunum
  • Travis Hiltz: The Robots of Metropolis
  • Paul Hugli: Death to the Heretic!
  • Rick Lai: Will There Be Sunlight?
  • Jean-Marc Lofficier: The Sincerest Form of Flattery
  • David McDonnell: Big Little Man
  • Brad Mengel: The Apprentice
  • Sharan Newman: The Beast Without
  • Neil Penswick: Legacy of Evil
  • Pete Rawlik: The Masquerade in Exile
  • Frank Schildiner: The Tiny Destroyer
  • Stuart Shiffman: Grim Days
  • Bradley H. Sinor: The Screeching of Two Ravens
  • Michel Stéphan: The Three Lives of Maddalena
  • David L. Vineyard: The Mysterious Island of Dr. Antekirtt
  • Brian Stableford: The Necromancers of London