Tales of the Shadowmen 19: Demi-Monde
TALES OF THE SHADOWMEN 19: DEMI-MONDE
edited by J-M. & R. Lofficier
cover by Aurélien Maccarelli
US$22.95/GBP 18.99 - 6x9 tpb, 280 p. - ISBN-13: 978-1-64932-177-0
Introduction by Rick Lai.
Tim Newton Anderson: The Brasher Bat.
Matthew Baugh: Hercules and Samson vs the Russian Vampire and the Zombies of Frankenstein
Atom Mudman Bezecny: Orpheus Omega
Matthew Dennion: The Worthiness of the Wielder.
Brian Gallagher: The Projector of Death
Martin Gately: Young Robur and The Thirst of Shiloh
Travis Hiltz: The Floating Island Mystery.
Rick Lai: The Gunfighter in the Iron Mask
Jean-Marc Lofficier: Foiled Again.
Randy Lofficier: The Phantom Angel and The Wrong Wolf
Rod McFadyen: The Haunting of the Louvre
Nigel Malcolm: When the Children Leave Home.
Christofer Nigro: The New Unholy Three
John Peel: A Thief in the Floating City.
Anthony Perconti: Maciste Contro il Negromante Cremisi.
Jean-Paul Raymond: The Specter of the Valkyrie.
Frank Schildiner: The Emperor of Crime.
David L. Vineyard: Army of Shadows.
Demi-Monde... A group of people on the fringes of respectable society, considered to be of doubtful social standing and morality... Among these are Harry Dickson, the so-called American Sherlock Holmes, gentleman-thief Arsène Lupin, spymaster Richard Hannay, Robur, the future Master of the World, the eccentric Doctor Omega, Fantômas, the Lord of Terror, the indomitable Maciste and the gallic sleuth Jules de Grandin...
Together or separately, this colorful cast investigate the theft of the Brasher Bat and the haunting of the Louvre, deal with the appearance of a new Unholy Three and the Specter of the Valkyrie, listen to the adventures of a Russian Vampire in Mexico, fight a desperate battle against the Red Necromancer and the Gunfighter in the Iron Mask, and uncover a thief in Jules Verne's Floating City... All this, plus Lord Ruthven, the Ténèbre Brothers, Santo, Orpheus, Dr. Cornelius, D'Artagnan, Phileas Fogg, Erik, and the unflappable P.G. Wodehouse.!
In this nineteenth volume of Tales of the Shadowmen, the only anthology dedicated to international heroes and villains of pulp literature, writers from England, France and the United States unite to pay homage to those great champions and master criminals who enchanted our adolescence.