Cemetery Dance: Seasons of Terror, featuring stories by Ray Bradbury, Shirley Jackson, Stephen King, and Robert McCammon

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Sep 052019
 

Cemetery Dance has announced a new book, Seasons of Terror, that features four stories adapted to graphic format by Richard Chizmar. The stories are by Ray Bradbury, Shirley Jackson, Stephen King, and Robert McCammon. Each story is illustrated by a different artist:

Spring –  “The Man in the Woods” by Shirley Jackson with artwork by Ray Fawkes

Summer – “The Screaming Woman” by Ray Bradbury with artwork by Dennis Calero

Fall – “The Raft” by Stephen King with artwork by Francois Vaillancourt

Winter – “The Man from London” by Robert McCammon with artwork by Steve Wands

Brian from CD clarified what this will be in a post on DarkTower.org:

The stories are adapted into a graphic novel-esque format. It won’t be the exact text of the original stories reprinted word for word like we did in SOD, although some elements like dialogue might show up the same as you remember from the original stories. So, less text and more art.

Also, for those who aren’t interested in the hardcover but like the overall idea, I believe Simon & Schuster will be publishing a trade paperback in the second half of 2020.

The book will be released by CD in three different editions sometime in 2020. For details and to place pre-orders, visit the Seasons of Terror page at Cemetery Dance.

The book can also be pre-ordered from Amazon US and Amazon UK. The Kindle edition can be pre-ordered from Amazon US and Amazon UK.

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“Haunted World” reprint to appear in Silver Shamrock Publishing anthology

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Aug 312019
 

Silver Shamrock Publishing will release a new anthology, Midnight in the Graveyard, collecting ghost stories from twenty-five different authors. Included among the contents will be a reprint of Robert McCammon’s ghost story “Haunted World,” which has previously only appeared in print in the 1989 anthology Post Mortem.

Midnight in the Graveyard will be published as a trade paperback in October 2019. In addition to the McCammon story, it includes stories old and new by Thomas F. Monteleone, William Meikle, Kealan Patrick Burke, Chad Lutze, Hunter Shea, Elizabeth Massie, Ken McKinley, Ronald Kelly, Alan M. Clark, and many more. For more information, visit the Silver Shamrock Publishing website.

The Kindle edition can be pre-ordered at Amazon. The paperback and ebook will be available on October 15, 2019.

 

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Borderlands Press to publish a Robert McCammon Little Book

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Jun 302019
 

The most recent newsletter from Borderlands Press included this paragraph:

Special Note:

Series III is almost completely sold out. It’s not too late to subscribe to the entire series of great Little Books with some upcoming writers such as Ramsey Campbell, Robert R. McCammon, Caitlyn Kiernan, and others to be announced. To set up your subscription, Contact us at info@borderlandspress.com.

If you’re not familiar with the Borderlands Press Little Books, they are a series of little books featuring a variety of content from the authors. Some are collections of new short stories, some collections of reprints, some collections of essays, etc. Each book is a different color. Titles include A Little Purple Book of Phantasies, by Gahan Wilson, and A Little Cobalt Book of Old Blue Stories…and Stuff, by Mort Castle.

There are no details yet on the Robert McCammon book, but I can tell you that he plans to write four new short stories for the book. I’ll provide more details when I can.

A subscription to the series is not necessary. The Robert McCammon book will be sold individually, and Cemetery Dance posted that they will have copies available for sale, too.

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Free short story: “The Pale Pipesmoker” — A Story from Matthew Corbett’s World

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Mar 052019
 

Robert McCammon hopes you’ll enjoy this new story, “The Pale Pipesmoker,” while you wait for the release of Cardinal Black! Set in Matthew Corbett’s World, “The Pale Pipesmoker” features Katherine Herrald and Minx Cutter in a tale that takes place during the timeframe of Freedom of the Mask.

You can read “The Pale Pipesmoker” for free here, or you can download the story in the following formats:

AZW3 (Kindle)MOBIEPUB (NOOK)PDF

Cardinal Black will be released on April 30, 2019, in trade hardcover, ebook, and audiobook formats! The book launch will take place on April 20, 2019, at Alabama Booksmith in Birmingham, AL.

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McCammon story in upcoming graphic novel edited by Richard Chizmar

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Feb 152019
 

The Nelson Literary Agency recently posted this:

SOLD!! NYT bestselling author and current publisher of Cemetery Dance, Richard Chizmar’s graphic novel SEASONS OF TERROR, featuring the adaptations of four classic stories by legendary authors Stephen King, Ray Bradbury, Shirley Jackson, and Robert McCammon, to Ed Schlesinger at Gallery 13, by Kristin Nelson.

More news when I have it….

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Italian translation of Illustrated Masques published

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Jun 202018
 

An Italian translation of J.N. Williamson’s Illustrated Masques is now available from Cut-Up PublishingLe Maschere dell’Orrore was published in May 2018. It contains a comic adaptation of Robert McCammon’s “Nightcrawlers,” along with adaptations of stories by Mort Castle, Stephen King, Paul Dean Anderson, Robert Weinberg, F. Paul Wilson, and Wayne Allen Sallee. “Nightcrawlers” was adapted by James Kisner and features art by Ted Naifeh.

A larger version of the cover can be found in the Book Cover Gallery.

Le Mashere dell’Orrore at Cut-Up Publishing

Le Maschere dell’Orrore at Amazon.it

 

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Robert McCammon discusses the new releases from Cemetery Dance

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Feb 132018
 

Robert McCammon stopped by the Alabama Booksmith today to discuss the recent Cemetery Dance releases, Tales from Greystone Bay and He’ll Come Knocking at Your Door. Follow the links to purchase signed copies from Alabama Booksmith, and don’t forget the launch event for The Listener on February 27, 2018!

You can watch the videos on YouTube.

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Spanish edition of Shadow Show

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Jan 042018
 

Spanish publisher Kelonia Editorial is releasing a translation of Shadow Show: A Celebration of Ray Bradbury. Their project was crowdfunded in 2017. It is being published in two editions, a gold limited edition, and a silver paperback edition. The cover art is by Carolina Bensler.

Shadow Show was edited by Mort Castle and Sam Weller. It includes Robert McCammon’s short story “Children of the Bedtime Machine,” as well as stories by the editors, Neil Gaiman, Joe Hill, and many more. The book was originally published in the U.S. in July 2012. Translations have also been published in the Czech Republic, Greece, Russia, Israel, Hungary, and Turkey.

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Two new signed limited editions from Robert McCammon!

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Aug 152017
 

Cemetery Dance Publications has announced two new Robert McCammon signed limited editions and trade hardcovers!

We’re thrilled to report we have FOUR projects in the works with one of our favorite authors, Robert McCammon! Two of the books are being announced today and will be published at the end of October; a new novel will be announced in a few weeks and published in February; and a Limited Edition of one of his classic novels will be announced next year.

The two books being announced today are Tales from Greystone Bay and He’ll Come Knocking at Your Door, and the signed Limited Editions of these books are expected to sell very, very quickly given the high demand for McCammon’s collectible editions!

PLUS: For a few days only, we are offering FREE SHIPPING on both of these titles to US addresses, so now is the perfect time to place your order!

Note that Tales from Greystone Bay collects three McCammon short stories, and He’ll Come Knocking at Your Door is a heavily-illustrated short story. These are not new novels. For full details on both books, visit the Cemetery Dance website:

Cemetery Dance: Tales from Greystone Bay
Cemetery Dance: He’ll Come Knocking at Your Door

Both limited editions sold out around 6 PM ET on August 15, 2017. There are plenty of trade hardcovers still available.

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“Strange Candy” reprint in Halloween Carnival ebook: October 2017

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Jun 172017
 

Halloween Carnival is a five-volume ebook series that is edited by Brian Freeman and will be published in October 2017 by Random House/Hyrda. Volume 1 in the series kicks off with a reprint of Robert McCammon’s short story “Strange Candy.” The five-volumes will eventually be published in a hardcover edition by Cemetery Dance.

Here are the details from the Random House website:

ABOUT HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL VOLUME 1

Robert McCammon, Kevin Lucia, John R. Little, Lisa Morton, and Mark Allan Gunnells put the horror back in Halloween with a quintet of devilishly delightful tales, curated by acclaimed author and editor Brian James Freeman.

STRANGE CANDY by Robert McCammon
Chocolate bars and sour suckers are trick-or-treat staples, but beware the odd sweet at the bottom of your bag. You never know who it’s from—or what it might do to you.

THE RAGE OF ACHILLES by Kevin Lucia
Father Ward should have heeded the warnings about hearing confession on All Hallow’s Eve. Because a man is about to tell him a secret more haunting than any he has heard before.

DEMON AIR by John R. Little
Fear of flying is not uncommon. But on this transpacific airline, the real danger isn’t the flight itself. It’s whoever—or whatever—is up in the air with you.

LA HACIENDA DE LOS MUERTOS by Lisa Morton
Trick McGrew, former cowboy star of the silver screen, has never believed in tall tales. But down in Mexico, the land of La Llorona, he’s about to find out just how real urban legends can be.

#MAKEHALLOWEENSCARYAGAIN by Mark Allan Gunnells
Some people will go to any lengths to rack up retweets, likes, and follows on social media, no matter who they end up hurting . . . or even killing.


The ebook can be pre-ordered from Amazon here.

Here’s the cover for the Cemetery Dance hardcover edition:

Both covers have been added to the Book Cover Gallery, if you’d like to see larger versions of them.

“Strange Candy” was originally published as a free download here on RobertMcCammon.com. You can read the story online or download EPUB (NOOK) or MOBI (Kindle) files.

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