Tales of the Shadowmen 1: The Modern Babylon
TALES OF THE SHADOWMEN 1. THE MODERN BABYLON
edited by J-M. & R. Lofficier
cover by Mike Manley
Matthew Baugh: Mask of the Monster starring The Frankenstein Monster, Judex, Maigret.
Bill Cunningham: Cadavres Exquis starring Fascinax.
Terrance Dicks: When Lemmy Met Jules starring Lemmy Caution, Maigret.
Win Scott Eckert: The Vanishing Devil starring Doc Ardan, Fu Manchu.
Viviane Etrivert: The Three Jewish Horsemen starring Arsène Lupin, The Phantom of the Opera.
G.L. Gick: The Werewolf of Rutherford Grange starring Harry Dickson, Sâr Dubnotal.
Rick Lai: The Last Vendetta starring Arthur Gordon of Texas, Josephine Balsamo.
Alain le Bussy: The Sainte-Geneviève Caper starring Arsène Lupin, Sherlock Holmes.
Jean-Marc and Randy Lofficier: Journey to the Center of Chaos starring JimGrim, Robur, Sâr Dubnotal, Alexander Whateley.
Samuel T. Payne: Lacunal Visions starring Auguste Dupin, Dr. Omega.
John Peel: The Kind-Hearted Torturer starring the Black Coats, Auguste Dupin, the Count of Monte-Cristo.
Chris Roberson: Penumbra starring Judex, the Shadow, the Vampires.
Robert Sheckley: The Paris-Ganymede Clock starring Fantômas.
Brian Stableford: The Titan Unwrecked; or, Futility Revisited starring Allan Quatermain, Dracula, Rocambole's Grandson, She, the Tenebre Brothers.
In the Paris sewers, Judex and a young Maigret battle the Frankenstein Monster. Meanwhile in Tibet, Alexander Whateley's plans to bring about the return of Yog-Sothoth are thwarted by the combined efforts of JimGrim and Robur the Conqueror. C. Auguste Dupin tackles the Black Coats with the help of Count of Monte-Cristo, and the mysterious Doctor Omega with that of Sergeant Picard. In Surrey, a young Harry Dickson teams up with the Sâr Dubnotal to expose the Werewolf of Rutherford Grange, while in the North Atlantic, Allan Quatermain and She encounter Dracula on a doomed ship. Arsène Lupin meets Lord Dunsany at a soirée and crosses path with the Phantom of the Opera in the Caracombs of Montpellier. Twenty years later, Doc Ardan has a rematch with the diabolical Doctor Natas and, in the far future, Fantômas lives again!
This anthology of all-new stories, featuring Heroes and Villains from Pulp Literature, edited by JM & Randy Lofficier, combines the talents of renowned authors such as Terrance Dicks (Doctor Who), John Peel (Doctor Who, Star Trek), Robert Sheckley (The Tenth Victim), Brian Stableford (Inherit the Earth , Architects of Emortality), Alain le Bussy and Viviane Etrivert, with a new generation of gifted storytellers such as Matthew Baugh, Win Eckert, G.L. Gick, Samuel T. Payne and Chris Roberson.