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The Spider Chronicles
Comics publisher Moonstone Books has released a 336-page illustrated prose anthology of 19 NEW short stories featuring The Spider -- Master of Men! This format proved successful for TV's Kolchak, and now Moonstone is tackling a real pulp fiction character, to add to their stable of "Classic & New Heroes in thrilling tales of adventure, mystery and horror!" You should still be able to find The Spider Chronicles in comics shops. Or, you can order it online at moonstonebooks.com direct!
Lots of top talent has been attracted to the project! The book will feature stories by Mort Castle (The Strangers, Writing Horror), Bill Crider (A Mammoth Murder), Shannon Eric Denton (Meteor City) and John Helfers (Siege of Night and Fire), Chuck Dixon (Batman, Airboy), Steve Englehart (Avengers, NightMan, and even Marvel's Doc Savage), Ron Fortier (Captain Hazzard), Joe Gentile (Kolchak the Night Stalker, The Phantom), Rich Harvey (Bold Venture Press), CJ Henderson (Jack Hagee & Teddy London series), Howard Hopkins (Dark Riders, fanzine Golden Perils), John Jakes (The Kent Family Chronicles, North and South), James Anthony Kuhoric (Stargate SG-1, Army of Darkness), Elizabeth Massie (Sineater), Christopher Mills (Supernatural Crime), Will Murray (Destroyer, Doc Savage), Rafael Nieves (Moonstone's Vampire: The Masquerade and The Phantom), Ann Nocenti (Daredevil, Kid Eternity), Martin Powell (Moonstone's Sherlock Holmes Mysteries), Richard Valley (Scarlet Street publisher) and Robert Weinberg (The Science of Superheroes). The book will also feature interior artwork by Thomas Floyd and an introduction by Denny O'Neil.
Spider Essay by Ron Fortier
Spider Roundtable @ Comicon.com
Interview with Tom Floyd @ Comicon.com
Interview with Joe Gentile