Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes
THE MONSTERS ARE DUE ON BAKER STREET!
Between the shadowy realms of fear and the unforgiving glare of science lies a battleground of unspeakable horror. In vile alleyways with blood-slick cobblestones, impenetrable fog, and the wan glow of gaslight, lurk the inhuman denizens of nightmare.
CAN REASON PREVAIL WHEN ELIMINATING
THE IMPOSSIBLE IS NO LONGER AN OPTION?
Faced with his worst fears, Sherlock Holmes has his faith in the science of observation and deduction shaken to the core in 13 all-new tales of terror from today's modern masters of the macabre!
About the Editors:
Jeff Campbell’s fiction has appeared in a wide variety of publications including Spinetingler Magazine, Wax Romantic and Challenging Destiny. From time to time his writing can also be heard on radio’s Imagination Theater and The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. In addition to writing, he has co-edited the Sherlock Holmes anthologies Curious Incidents 1 and 2 with his good friend Charles Prepolec. [MORE]
Charles Prepolec has contributed articles and reviews to All Hallows, Sherlock Magazine, Scarlet Street, and Canadian Holmes. An active Sherlockian for more than 20 years with Calgary’s The Singular Society of the Baker Street Dozen, he was designated a Master Bootmaker in 2006 by the Canada’s national Sherlock Holmes Society. [MORE]
Gaslight Grimoire includes works by:
CKUA Radio interview with the editors:
J. R. Campbell & Charles Prepolec
About the Cover Artist:
Timothy Lantz is a full-time illustrator and graphic artist with degrees in art education and communications. During his career, Lantzís work has included such far-flung projects as weather maps, television commercials, book covers and tarot cards. He is the author and artist of The Archeon Tarot, available from U. S. Games Systems Inc. You can find more of his work on his website, www.stygiandarkness.com
About the Interior Artist:
Neil Vokes has been telling stories in comic books professionally now for over 25 years. He started at Comico Comics in 1984 on the Japanese cartoon based Robotech Masters. This eventually led to co-creating Eagle, which his partner Rich Rankin and he self-published for several years through Crystal Comics, their own label. Among the many comics Neil has drawn since then: Superman Advetnures; Tarzan the Warrior; Douglas Adamsí Life, the Universe and Everything ; Untold Tales of Spider-Man; Jonny Demon; Congorilla; Ninjak; Jurassic Park: Raptor Attack; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Meet Flaming Carrot; Parliament of Justice; The Black Forest 1& 2 and The Wicked West 1 & 2.
Neil has also drawn chapter illos for two film books: In All Sincerity, Peter Cushing by Chris Gullo and Vincent Price: The Art of Fear by Denis Meikle.
He is currently drawing a new horror comic series called Flesh & Blood with his long time partner, Robert Tinnell (filmmaker and writer of The Black Forest & Wicked West books.)
“I'm a big fan of the Holmes pastiche (at least as a concept) - especially when it involves ghost and monster - and
ESPECIALLY when it's done as well as it is in these refreshingly original stories. A great collection.” — Mike Mignola, Creator of HELLBOY
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