TOC: ‘Super Stories of Heroes & Villains’ Edited by Claude Lalumière


Tachyon has posted the table of contents for Claude Lalumière’s upcoming anthology Super Stories of Heroes & Villains, leaping to a bookstore near you on August 1, 2013:

Here’s the book description:

Beware! Superheroes and villains are on the loose! Discover the origins of caped crusaders and their ingenious nemeses, uncover their terrible secrets, witness their victories and defeats. Who will triumph? Who might live to see another day? Only this dazzling array of award-winning and bestselling super-authors from the worlds of comics, urban fantasy, horror, science fiction, young adult, and noir can tell: Mike Mignola (Hellboy), Christopher Golden (Buffy the Vampire Slyer, Of Saints and Shadows), George R.R. Martin (A Song of Ice and Fire, Wild Cards), Cory Doctorow (Little Brother), Carrie Vaughn (Kitty and the Midnight Hour), Tananarive Due (My Soul to Keep), Jonathan Lethem (The Fortress of Solitude), Tim Pratt (Blood Engines), Kim Newman (Anno Dracula), and many more.

Here’s the super table of contents!
(See what I did there?)

  1. “Übermensch!” by Kim Newman
  2. “A Knight of Ghosts and Shadows” by Chris Roberson
  3. “Trickster” by Steven Barnes & Tananarive Due
  4. “They Fight Crime!” by Leah Bobet
  5. “The Rememberer” by J. Robert Lennon
  6. “The Nuckelavee: A Hellboy Story” by Christopher Golden & Mike Mignola
  7. “Faces of Gemini” by A.M. Dellamonica
  8. “Origin Story” by Kelly Link
  9. “Burning Sky” by Rachel Pollack
  10. “The Night Chicago Died” by James Lowder
  11. “Novaheads” by Ernest Hogan
  12. “Clash of Titans (A New York Romance)” by Kurt Busiek
  13. “The Super Man and the Bugout” by Cory Doctorow
  14. “Grandma” by Carol Emshwiller
  15. “The Dystopianist, Thinking of His Rival, Is Interrupted by a Knock on the Door” by Jonathan Lethem
  16. “Sex Devil” by Jack Pendarvis
  17. “The Death Trap of Dr. Nefario” by Benjamin Rosenbaum
  18. “Man oh Man – It’s Manna Man” by George Singleton
  19. “The Jackdaw’s Last Case” by Paul Di Filippo
  20. “The Biggest” by James Patrick Kelly
  21. “Philip José Farmer’s Tarzan Alive: A Definitive Biography of Lord Greystoke” by Win Scott Eckert
  22. “The Zeppelin Pulps” by Jess Nevins
  23. “Wild Cards: Prologue & Interludes” by George R.R. Martin
  24. “Wild Cards: Just Cause” by Carrie Vaughn
  25. “Bluebeard and the White Buffalo: A Rangergirl Yarn” by Tim Pratt
  26. “The Pentecostal Home for Flying Children” by Will Clarke
  27. “Pinktastic and the End of the World” by Camille Alexa
  28. “The Detective of Dreams” by Gene Wolfe

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