A beautiful production by Lonely Roads Press.
OVERVIEW: A virtual Who?s Who in the world of Horror and Speculative Fiction sprang from the pages of DARK FORCES over twenty-five years ago.
The book is over 700 pages in length. Its printed on the same paper as Cemetery Dance?s edition of FROM A BUICK 8 and its huge! 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! 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 doesnt 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.
SIGNED ONLY BY THE ARTISTS ON THE LIMITATION PAGE!
ARTISTS FEATURED: Bernie Wrightson. Interior artwork by Alan M. Clark, Glenn Chadbourne, Keith Minnion, Allen Koszowski, Jill Bauman, Alex McVey, Chad Savage, and Erik Wilson. Every artist has signed on the Limitation Page, along with editor Kirby McCauley.
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.
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.
With an oversized page size, an extremely low print run, and the finest materials available, Dark Forces has been designed with the ultimate collectors in mind. Each edition features a deluxe binding selected from the finest materials available. The Limited Edition is housed in a custom-made traycase, it is HUGE! Both This edition is 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 to protect your investment.