For other fan art, visit the Fan Artwork Gallery.
Back in January, we mentioned that Robert McCammon’s short story “Yellowjacket Summer” was going to be reprinted in an anthology entitled Bad Seeds: Evil Progeny. The Prime Books trade paperback will be available in July and is pre-orderable from Amazon now. The cover for the book can be seen to the right; it has been added to the Book Cover Gallery.
A couple of great new reviews have shown up on the ‘net in the past few days:
- tzulfia reviews the audiobook edition of Speaks the Nightbird
- Elitist Book Reviews loved I Travel by Night
Artist Lia MacLeod posted her design for a book cover and title page for Swan Song on Behance. She graciously allowed me to add it to the Fan Artwork page here. You can click on the image below or click here to see her work.
Robert McCammon visited the Subterranean Press offices on June 20, 2012, to inscribe and sign copies of The Providence Rider. Publisher Bill Schafer tweeted this photo and comment:
The recently announced GraphicAudio dramatizations of The Wolf’s Hour and The Hunter from the Woods are pre-orderable now from Barnes & Noble. (Thanks, Jonathan!) As of now, they’re not listed on Amazon, but will, no doubt, be listed soon. The release date for the dramatizations is November 1, 2012. You can pre-order them from B&N here.
Japanese artist Kazuki Tamada has sent in his latest artwork. This one was inspired by Swan Song. You can see all of Kazuki’s art here. More artwork by other fans can be found in the Fan Artwork Gallery.
The release of Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury has been moved up a week to July 10, 2012. The book is being released in trade paperback, ebook, and audio formats from HarperCollins; there’s also a limited edition from Gauntlet and Borderlands Press. The book, edited by Sam Weller and Mort Castle, includes “Children of the Bedtime Machine,” a brand-new short story from Robert McCammon, which was mentioned in the new starred-review from Publishers Weekly. Links: Trade paperback @ Amazon, Kindle, NOOK, HarperAudio.
Here are links to a few more recent reviews:
Marshall Thompson has spent the last two months working on a diorama inspired by Robert McCammon’s 1981 novel The Night Boat. The diorama depicts the raised U-boat and its undead crew working to restore it. You can view several photos of the diorama in the Fan Artwork gallery.
- Japanese illustrator Kazuki Tamada sent in his latest illustration inspired by a Robert McCammon novel. The image to the left was inspired by Mystery Walk. Click on the image or click here to view a larger version of the images and Kazuki’s other illustrations.
- Several new covers have been added to the Book Cover Gallery: the Advance Uncorrected Proof of The Providence Rider, a new Russian edition of Stinger, and a new Russian edition of Best New Horror, which reprints Robert McCammon’s short story “Pin.” Click on the images below to view larger versions of each.
- Japanese illustrator Kazuki Tamada has contributed another piece of artwork inspired by The Wolf’s Hour. You can view a larger version of his art, as well as see his other illustrations, by clicking on the image or here.
- Publishers Weekly has posted a great review of the Subterranean Press edition of Robert McCammon’s first novel, Baal. You can read it on the PW site.
- Robert McCammon recently finished signing the tip-in sheets for The Hunter from the Woods, which Subterranean Press is about to send to the printer for its November publication.
- Mel Odom posted a superb review of The Five on his Bookhound blog.
- A post about the Matthew Corbett series was posted over on Wisdom of Bookmonkey.
- Author Laraine Herring posted one reason that Boy’s Life is so effective.
- A fantastic new review of Boy’s Life was posted on Right2Left.
Stay tuned for some exciting news about Robert McCammon ebooks!
Fan Kazuki Tamada has sent in four more illustrations inspired by Speaks the Nightbird, They Thirst, and The Night Boat. You can see the images on Kazuki’s Fan Art page or you can click on the images below.
Speaks the Nightbird 2
Speaks the Nightbird 3
The Night Boat
- Artist Vincent Chong, who did the artwork for the Subterranean Press release of Mister Slaughter, has posted a blog about the inspiration for his cover art for the upcoming Subterranean limited edition of The Wolf’s Hour. You can read his blog here.
- A new image has been added to the Fan Artwork Gallery. Artist Nikooru Shimo painted a collage inspired by Robert McCammon’s Boy’s Life.Click here or on the image to view a larger version.