Publishing Portfolio : Books

Howard, Robert E.

Savage Tales of Solomon Kane, The

London: Wandering Star, 1998.

In slipcase, large 8vo, cloth & d/j, 412pp., color plates + b&w illus., appendix, audio CD. Limitation: Limited (1,050), Publisher’s Edition (100), Ultra-limited Leather (50).

The premiere volume in Wandering Star’s highly anticipated Robert E. Howard Library of Classics contains all of the stories and poems relating to Howard’s Puritan adventurer. Features original art by Gary Gianni – lavish full color oil plates, and dozens of intricate pen and ink drawings. Includes an audio CD of the complete Solomon Kane poems, read by Paul Blake (RSC). All editions signed and numbered by the artist.

 
 

Major, Wade

Jackie Chan

New York: Metro Books, 1999

Folio, cloth & d/j, 96pp., color + b&w photos, index.

A coffeetable biography of action superstar, Jackie Chan, written by noted entertainment journalist and film critic, Wade Major.

 
 

Howard, Robert E.

Ultimate Triumph, The : The Heroic Fantasy of Robert E. Howard

London: Wandering Star, 1999

In slipcase, large 8vo, cloth & d/j, 320pp., color plates + b&w illus., appendix. Limitation: Trade (2,500), Limited (1,500), Ultra-limited Leather (100).

A collection of non-series Howard barbarian adventure stories. Features more than 120 illustrations – including many unpublished – by Frank Frazetta, the artist indelibly associated with visualizing Howard’s work. Limited and Ultra-limited editions are numbered. Due to illness, Mr Frazetta was unable to sign the books, however they have been each hand-stamped with a facsimile of his signature.

 
 

Hammond, Stefan

Hollywood East : Hong Kong Movies and the People Who Make Them

Chicago: Contemporary Books/McGraw-Hill, 2000

Paperpack, 272 pp., b&w photos, index.

A follow up to 1996’s Sex and Zen & a Bullet in the Head, Hong Kong film authority Stefan Hammond goes beyond the film specific overview of HK’s dazzling New Wave movement to take a comprehensive look at the powers and personalities behind the images. Contributing authors featured in this anthology include Bey Logan, David Chute, Andy Klein, and Wade Major. Forward by action legend, Michelle Yeoh.

 
 

Howard, Robert E.

Bran Mak Morn : The Last King

London: Wandering Star, 2001

In slipcase, large 8vo, cloth & d/j, 328pp., 12 color plates + 45 b&w illus., appendix, audio CD. Limitation: Trade (1,500), Limited (850), Ultra-limited Leather (50), Leather-bound Contributor’s Edition (18), not offered for sale.

The complete stories and poems of the doomed Pictish race includes not only the complete Bran Mak Morn series – set in the Roman-era British Isles – but Howard’s contemporary Pict-related stories, as well. Limited edition includes an audio CD featuring an unabridged reading of the story, “Worms of the Earth,” by alumni of the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC). Limited and Ultra-limited editions are signed and numbered by the artist, Gary Gianni. The Contributor’s editions are signed and lettered, A through R.

 
 

Howard, Robert E.

Conan of Cimmeria : Volume One (1932-1933)

London: Wandering Star, 2003

In slipcase, large 8vo, cloth & d/j, 461pp., color plates + b&w illus., appendix. Limitation: Limited (1,950), Artist’s Edition (100), Ultra-limited Leather (100).

The first of three volumes assembling the complete stories of Howard’s best known character – Conan, the Cimmerian thief, adventurer, mercenary, and eventual king. The stories, poems, and fragments will be published in the order that Howard penned them, as opposed to the “artificial chronology” that was imposed on the material in the years after Howard’s death. All editions signed and numbered by artist, Mark Schultz.