Thanks to Steve Sargent, here are photos of a number of remarques by artist Les Edwards, who provided the art for the Subterranean Press limited editions of The Night Boat, Stinger, and They Thirst. A remarque is an original illustration in a book. Click on an image to see a large version.
Artist Александр Павлов (Alexander) from Russia sent in a new illustration he did based on The Queen of Bedlam. You can find a larger version, as well as more of his art, on Alexander’s page in the Fan Art Gallery.
On August 1, 2020, Australian audio publisher Bolinda Publishing will release Robert McCammon’s Speaks the Nightbird, complete and unabridged, as a 3-disc MP3 CD set. The recording is the Audible production narrated by Edoardo Ballerini. Bolinda previously released the audio production of Freedom of the Mask in 2016 on both audio CD and MP3 CD.
Bulgarian publisher Ciela has announced the release of their translation of Robert McCammon’s The Listener! The book will begin shipping in early July 2020. It can be pre-ordered on the Ciela website. You can read publisher Blagoy Ivanov’s post about the release on Facebook.
This is the sixth McCammon novel published in Bulgaria. See the covers for the previous five books in the Book Cover Gallery.
Here’s a quarantine treat from Robert McCammon!
“Blood Is Thicker than Hollywood” is a new short story that takes place in the world of Robert McCammon’s 1981 vampire epic, They Thirst!
You can read “Blood Is Thicker than Hollywood” for free here, or you can download the story in the following formats:
I just found these remarques by Vincent Chong for The Wolf’s Hour and The Hunter from the Woods. I’d seen a photo of the latter before, but this is the first time I’ve seen a remarque for The Wolf’s Hour. Most excellent! The remarqued limited editions are currently listed for sale as a set on ABE by a bookseller in the UK. (A remarque is an original drawing in a book.) Thanks to Paul Evans for the photos.
Amanda Desiree sent me this a while back. Mr. McCammon asked me to post it on the site, and I’ve finally gotten around to doing so (sorry for the delay, Amanda!). She wrote:
In anticipation of Leprecon (originally slated to begin later this week), about a month ago, I started working on a folk song parody about Boy’s Life based on “My White Bicycle” by Tomorrow. I finished the song, and since the con isn’t happening now, I thought I’d share it here.
I go riding past the lake
Where I saw a man die before the sun was awake
From the barber shop and the library
To the baseball fields and the cemetery
On my red bicycle, my red bicycle
Here in Zephyr you’re apt to find
A few things that might stretch your mind
Like a dinosaur at the traveling fair
Or boys and dogs flying through the air
And my red bicycle, my red bicycle
Vernon Thaxter never wears a stitch
Nemo’s got one heck of a pitch
And Gordo Branlin’s really gonna itch
Thanks to my red bicycle, my red bicycle
A Lady powerful and wise
With magic flashing from her green eyes
Speaks to Old Moses in the river deep
And to spirits that call out in her sleep
She gave me my red bicycle, my red bicycle
The Candystick Kid wins every gunfight
Space invaders travel in a ball of light
A phantom dragster races through the night
Can’t catch my red bicycle, my red bicycle