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Personally signed and dated by Stephen King in 1986 with a personal inscription to a fan.
"For Damon -
Just what you needed! a shaggy werewolf story...Stephen King 2/26/86."
The Land of Enchantment. Copyright 1983. Christopher Zavisa, Publisher. Stephen King "The Cycle Of The Werewolf". Signed First Edition with a personal inscription. Only 7500 printed in this first edition. A wonderful handwritten inscription to a fan , directly onto the title page. Signed and inscribed by the author only three years after the date of publication. Includes after-market custom matching slipcase for display and protection. The dust-jacket of the book is now protected in a clear archival Mylar sleeve. Illustrations by Berni Wrightson.
The Cycle Of the Werewolf is a single story by King, issued in a limited edition with illustrations by Berni Wrightson, who had collaborated with King on Creepshow. There were various signed issues of the book; this is the first edition trade hardback with original dust-jacket.
Additional Book Info
Height: 7.5 in.
Width: 4.8 in.
Thickness: 0.5 in.
Weight: 8.0 oz.
The isolated Maine village of Tarker Mills is terrorized by the horrifying bloodthirsty creature stalking its inhabitants at the time of the full moon.
Originally conceived as a story-calendar, "Cycle of the Werewolf" grew to be a beautifully illustrated novella in 12 segments about Marty Coslaw, a young boy who must convince the townspeople of Tarker's Mills that there is a werewolf in their midst.
Cycle of the Werewolf is a horror novel released in 1983 by Stephen King, featuring illustrations by renowned comic book artist Bernie Wrightson. 127 pages long, each chapter is a short story unto itself. This book is geared for short story classic horror enthusiasts.
The novel came about when King was asked to write 12 "chapters" of a short story to go along with a werewolf-themed illustrated calendar. King being King, however, the story became much longer than could fit in the calendar format. The project was eventually abandoned and the story was published in novel form instead.
The story was adapted for the screen as Silver Bullet. The film was released in 1985 starring Corey Haim and Gary Busey, directed by Dan Attias, from a screenplay by King.