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"Dark Forces: The 25th Anniversary Edition" edited by Kirby McCauley, Signed Limited Deluxe "PC" of 300 (As New)
"Dark Forces: The 25th Anniversary Edition" edited by Kirby McCauley" Signed Limited Deluxe #13 of 300 (As New)


 
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Very Fine without any discernible flaws. As New. The condition is of the highest quality for the book, dust-jacket and tray-case.

  $450.00
 
Publisher: Lonely Road Books (2006)
Binding: dj/HC in Tray Case
Edition: Signed Limited Deluxe Edition of only 300
Dimensions: 11" x 8.5" x 4"

Stock Status:In Stock

Availability: Same Day Shipping
Product Code: SK913

Description SIGNATURE AUTHENTICITY
 
Personally signed by each artist on the limitation page, along with editor Kirby McCauley.

"PC" (Publisher's Copy) in the original case as shown. Limited to only 300 copies, each one signed by the editor and artists on an illustrated signature page. Each one is bound in a deluxe material, with full-color and black & white interior illustrations, a full-color dust jacket, all housed in a custom-made tray-case featuring a special magnetic latch. There are over two dozen illustrations, along with six color plates tipped into each book, and a full-color dust jacket featuring artwork by horror legend Bernie Wrightson.

With an over-sized page size, an extremely low print run, Dark Forces has been designed with the ultimate collectors in mind. Each edition features a deluxe binding selected from the finest materials available.


In 1980, Kirby McCauley assembled a landmark horror anthology that set the benchmark for the genre. That book was Dark Forces, and while it has been imitated many times over the last twenty-five years, it has never been matched. This is the virtual "Who's Who" in the world of Horror and Speculative Fiction that sprang from the pages of DARK FORCES over twenty-five years ago. This special 25th Anniversary edition is now OUT OF PRINT, as it sold out within 36 hours from the publisher. A deluxe signed limited edition over 700 pages in length.

This book contains the first appearance of Stephen King's short novel "The Mist".


The artists include Bernie Wrightson, Alan M. Clark, Glenn Chadbourne, Keith Minnion, Allen Koszowski, Jill Bauman, Alex McVey, Chad Savage, and Erik Wilson.

This is "PC" of only 300 produced in this special edition.



Book Production Features:

* A fine Grey leather Binding.
* Silver embossing and artwork on the spine and front boards.
* An over-sized production: 10.5" x 7.5" x 3".
* Dust jacket illustrated by Bernie Wrightson.
* Over 700 Pages in length.
* Textured Acid-Free Paper.
* Black Endpapers.
* Silk bookmark bound into the book.
* Almost 8 Pounds in weight!
* Housed in a beautiful Black Leatherette TrayCase, which is also embossed in silver with a Magnetic Opening and Closing case (11 x 8 X 4).
* Silk ribbon bound inside of the velour like lining of the traycase to help remove the book carefully.
* A beautiful production by Lonely Road Books.



The book is over 700 pages in length. It is printed on the same paper as Cemetery Dance's edition of FROM A BUICK 8. This special edition includes over twenty black and white illustrations, along with six color plates tipped into each book. A full-color dust jacket featuring artwork by horror legend Bernie Wrightson.

A surprise interview: Kealan Patrick Burke secretly spoke with editor Kirby McCauley last year. He produced an amazing fifteen page interview, which was not previously announced feature for this spectacular tome. This interview does not appear in any other edition of the book.

BERNIE WRIGHTSON COVER ART: If the artwork looks familiar, you might have seen it in a cameo of a Stephen King film. Bernie Wrightson originally painted the artwork for the Stephen King movie Riding the Bullet, directed by Mick Garris. This will be the artworks first appearance in print.


This special edition features a new after word from editor Kirby McCauley and the first Limited Edition appearance for many of these classic tales. All of these stories are on the must-read list for any new horror fan, including Stephen Kings classic novella THE MIST, which is now a major feature film from director and screen-writer Frank Darabont.


Brand New Interview with Kirby McCauley by Kealan Patrick Burke (unannounced special bonus feature).

Cover artwork by: Bernie Wrightson
Interior artwork by Alan M. Clark, Glenn Chadbourne, Keith Minnion, Allen Koszowski, Jill Bauman, Alex McVey, Chad Savage, and Erik Wilson



About the Book:

In 1980, Kirby McCauley assembled a landmark horror anthology that set the benchmark for the genre. That book was Dark Forces, and while it has been imitated many times over the last twenty-five years, it has never been matched.

Featuring stories from Stephen King, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey Campbell, Charles L. Grant, Richard & Richard Christian Matheson, and over a dozen other masters of the genre, Dark Forces belongs in the collection of anyone who treasures works of classic horror and dark fantasy.

This special edition will feature a new afterword from editor Kirby McCauley and the first Limited Edition appearance for many of these classic tales. All of these stories are on the must-read list for any new horror fan, including Stephen King's classic novella The
Mist, which was made into a major feature film by director Frank Darabont.

If the cover artwork looks familiar, you might have caught its cameo in a movie. Bernie Wrightson originally painted the artwork for the Stephen King movie Riding the Bullet, directed by Mick Garris. This will be the artwork's first appearance in print.

The special Deluxe Edition of Dark Forces: The 25th Anniversary Edition was published as the debut title from Lonely Road Books.



About this Special Edition:

The Limited Edition is housed in a custom-made tray-case, This edition has been signed by editor Kirby McCauley and the artists. There are over two dozen illustrations, along with six color plates tipped into each book, and a full-color dust jacket featuring artwork by horror legend Bernie Wrightson.

In addition, we secretly commissioned a very long interview with editor Kirby McCauley (after the book sold out so quickly) and in this interview he discussed the popularity and importance of the book with Kealan Patrick Burke. This special bonus addition to the Lonely Road Books edition of Dark Forces has never been printed anywhere else.


Table of Contents:

1980 Introduction - Kirby McCauley
The Late Shift - Dennis Etchison
The Enemy - Isaac Bashevis Singer
Dark Angel - Edward Bryant
The Crest of Thirty-Six - Davis Grubb
Mark Ingestre: The Customer's Tale - Robert Aickman
Where the Summer Ends - Karl Edward Wagner
The Bingo Master - Joyce Carol Oates
Children of the Kingdom - T. E. D. Klein
The Detective of Dreams - Gene Wolfe
Vengeance Is. - Theodore Sturgeon
The Brood - Ramsey Campbell
The Whistling Well - Clifford D. Simak
The Peculiar Demesne - Russell Kirk
Where the Stones Grow - Lisa Tuttle
The Night Before Christmas - Robert Bloch
The Stupid Joke - Edward Gorey
A Touch of Petulance - Ray Bradbury
Lindsay and the Red City Blues - Joe W. Haldeman
A Garden of Blackred Roses - Charles L. Grant
Owls Hoot in the Daytime - Manly Wade Wellman
Where There's a Will - Richard & Richard Christian Matheson
Traps - Gahan Wilson
The Mist - Stephen King
New Afterword - Kirby McCauley

Regular Price: $550
"PC" numbered copy: $450

In 1980, Kirby McCauley assembled a landmark horror anthology that set the benchmark for the genre. That book was Dark Forces, and while it has been imitated many times over the last twenty-five years, it has never been matched. This is the virtual "Who's Who" in the world of Horror and Speculative Fiction that sprang from the pages of DARK FORCES over twenty-five years ago. This special 25th Anniversary edition is now OUT OF PRINT, as it sold out within 36 hours from the publisher. A deluxe signed limited edition over 700 pages in length.

Personally signed by each artist on the limitation page, along with editor Kirby McCauley.

The artists include Bernie Wrightson, Alan M. Clark, Glenn Chadbourne, Keith Minnion, Allen Koszowski, Jill Bauman, Alex McVey, Chad Savage, and Erik Wilson.

This is #13 of only 300 produced in this special edition.



Book Production Features:

* A fine Grey leather Binding.
* Silver embossing and artwork on the spine and front boards.
* An over-sized production: 10.5" x 7.5" x 3".
* Dust jacket illustrated by Bernie Wrightson.
* Over 700 Pages in length.
* Textured Acid-Free Paper.
* Black Endpapers.
* Silk bookmark bound into the book.
* Almost 8 Pounds in weight!
* Housed in a beautiful Black Leatherette TrayCase, which is also embossed in silver with a Magnetic Opening and Closing case (11 x 8 X 4).
* Silk ribbon bound inside of the velour like lining of the traycase to help remove the book carefully.
* A beautiful production by Lonely Road Books.



The book is over 700 pages in length. It is printed on the same paper as Cemetery Dance's edition of FROM A BUICK 8. This special edition includes over twenty black and white illustrations, along with six color plates tipped into each book. A full-color dust jacket featuring artwork by horror legend Bernie Wrightson.

A surprise interview: Kealan Patrick Burke secretly spoke with editor Kirby McCauley last year. He produced an amazing fifteen page interview, which was not previously announced feature for this spectacular tome. This interview does not appear in any other edition of the book.

BERNIE WRIGHTSON COVER ART: If the artwork looks familiar, you might have seen it in a cameo of a Stephen King film. Bernie Wrightson originally painted the artwork for the Stephen King movie Riding the Bullet, directed by Mick Garris. This will be the artworks first appearance in print.


This special edition features a new after word from editor Kirby McCauley and the first Limited Edition appearance for many of these classic tales. All of these stories are on the must-read list for any new horror fan, including Stephen Kings classic novella THE MIST, which is now a major feature film from director and screen-writer Frank Darabont.


Brand New Interview with Kirby McCauley by Kealan Patrick Burke (unannounced special bonus feature).

Cover artwork by: Bernie Wrightson
Interior artwork by Alan M. Clark, Glenn Chadbourne, Keith Minnion, Allen Koszowski, Jill Bauman, Alex McVey, Chad Savage, and Erik Wilson



About the Book:

In 1980, Kirby McCauley assembled a landmark horror anthology that set the benchmark for the genre. That book was Dark Forces, and while it has been imitated many times over the last twenty-five years, it has never been matched.

Featuring stories from Stephen King, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Joyce Carol Oates, Ramsey Campbell, Charles L. Grant, Richard & Richard Christian Matheson, and over a dozen other masters of the genre, Dark Forces belongs in the collection of anyone who treasures works of classic horror and dark fantasy.

This special edition will feature a new afterword from editor Kirby McCauley and the first Limited Edition appearance for many of these classic tales. All of these stories are on the must-read list for any new horror fan, including Stephen King�s classic novella The
Mist, which was made into a major feature film by director Frank Darabont.

If the cover artwork looks familiar, you might have caught its cameo in a movie. Bernie Wrightson originally painted the artwork for the Stephen King movie Riding the Bullet, directed by Mick Garris. This will be the artwork�s first appearance in print.

The special Deluxe Edition of Dark Forces: The 25th Anniversary Edition was published as the debut title from Lonely Road Books.



About this Special Edition:

The Limited Edition is housed in a custom-made tray-case, This edition has been signed by editor Kirby McCauley and the artists. There are over two dozen illustrations, along with six color plates tipped into each book, and a full-color dust jacket featuring artwork by horror legend Bernie Wrightson.

In addition, we secretly commissioned a very long interview with editor Kirby McCauley (after the book sold out so quickly) and in this interview he discussed the popularity and importance of the book with Kealan Patrick Burke. This special bonus addition to the Lonely Road Books edition of Dark Forces has never been printed anywhere else.


Table of Contents:

1980 Introduction � Kirby McCauley
The Late Shift � Dennis Etchison
The Enemy � Isaac Bashevis Singer
Dark Angel � Edward Bryant
The Crest of Thirty-Six � Davis Grubb
Mark Ingestre: The Customer�s Tale � Robert Aickman
Where the Summer Ends � Karl Edward Wagner
The Bingo Master � Joyce Carol Oates
Children of the Kingdom � T. E. D. Klein
The Detective of Dreams � Gene Wolfe
Vengeance Is. � Theodore Sturgeon
The Brood � Ramsey Campbell
The Whistling Well � Clifford D. Simak
The Peculiar Demesne � Russell Kirk
Where the Stones Grow � Lisa Tuttle
The Night Before Christmas � Robert Bloch
The Stupid Joke � Edward Gorey
A Touch of Petulance � Ray Bradbury
Lindsay and the Red City Blues � Joe W. Haldeman
A Garden of Blackred Roses � Charles L. Grant
Owls Hoot in the Daytime � Manly Wade Wellman
Where There�s a Will � Richard & Richard Christian Matheson
Traps � Gahan Wilson


The Mist � Stephen King
New Afterword � Kirby McCauley
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