Haffner Press has posted the table of contents for the collection The Reign of the Robots: The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume Four:

Here’s the book description:

THE REIGN OF THE ROBOTS, THE COLLECTED EDMOND HAMILTON, VOLUME FOUR is certainly worth your coppers as herewith are contained no fewer than 10 unreprinted stories from WEIRD TALES and/or WONDER STORIES. Alongside these soon-to-be-presented wonders, you’ll find some of Hamilton’s classic works such as “The Man Who Evolved” and “A Conquest of Two Worlds”.

Noted scholar and editor, Mike Ashley handles the introduction for this mighty tome.

As with previous volumes in this series, an appendix showcasing the original pulp magazine illustrations bulks large with obscura including reader s letters from the vintage magazines commenting on these stories, along with editorial correspondence between Hamilton and his editors.

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Haffner Press has posted the table of contents for the collection The Collected Captain Future, Volume Three by Edmond Hamilton:

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Jumpin’ Jungle Cat of Jupiter! It’s another mega-collection of four complete novels of the “Man of Tomorrow,” the “Wizard of Science,” the protector of the Solar System and a menace to evil-doers throughout the universe: CAPTAIN FUTURE!

Now that Captain Future (aka Dr. Curtis Newton) and the Futuremen (Grag the robot; Otho the Android; and Simon Wright, the Living Brain) have traveled through time in the final story of Volume Two (See “The Lost World of Time”), can an adventure beyond the Solar System be far behind? Most assuredly not! The Futuremen board their trusty space-vessel, The Comet, and blast-off for adventure in QUEST BEYOND THE STARS! But that’s not all the dangers our intrepid defenders will face in VOLUME THREE. Up next is OUTLAWS ON THE MOON! When the peoples of the Solar System believe the Futuremen to be dead, what better time for the emissaries of villainy to attempt to break in to Captain Future’s Secret Moon Base. Following that nail-biting saga, is arguably the finest of the CAPTAIN FUTURE novels: THE COMET KINGS. Here, author Hamilton pulls out all the stops as the Futuremen combat forces from within Halley’s Comet! In the final story of this volume, PLANETS IN PERIL, the Futuremen face forces from another dimension that threaten to enslave our entire universe!

As with the previous two volumes of THE COLLECTED CAPTAIN FUTURE, “Under Observation,” the CAPTAIN FUTURE letters column is reprinted, and the original pulp covers and interior illustrations are reproduced in a generous appendix.

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TOC: ‘The Vampire Master and Others Tales of Horror’ by Edmond Hamilton

Haffner Press has posted the table of contents for the upcoming collection The Vampire Master and Others Tales of Horror:

While primarily known for his adventures of terrestrial doom and interstellar peril, Edmond Hamilton also wrote a number of tales of mystery and horror. The Vampire Master and Other Tales of Horror collects nine stories from pulp magazines such as Strange Tales of Mystery and Terror, Thrilling Mystery, and Weird Tales.

Included are Hamilton’s four tales of supernatural terror that appeared in Weird Tales under the nom de plume Hugh Davidson. Two of these stories feature the psychic detective, Dr. John Dale.

An introduction by Hugh B. Cave, recipient of the World Fantasy Award for Lifetime Achievement, provides a personal glimpse at the bygone days of writing for the pulp magazines. Included as an afterword is an essay by Hamilton reflecting on the halcyon days of writing for Weird Tales.

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More Edmond Hamilton Coming From Haffner Press (+ Preorder Bonus)

Haffner Press has announced that they are publishing more Edmond Hamilton titles, expected to be published in the 4th quarter of 2012:

  • The Collected Captain Future, Volume Three – Now that Captain Future and the Futuremen have traveled through time in the final story of Volume Two (See “The Lost World of Time”), can an adventure beyond the Solar System be far behind? Most assuredly not!
  • The War of the Sexes, The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume Five – Hamilton really put his Remingtons to the task with more stories for WEIRD TALES as well as some of his best work (which is to say some of the best work ever to appear in) for WONDER STORIES.
  • The Reign of the Robots, The Collected Edmond Hamilton, Volume Four – Here are no fewer than 10 unreprinted stories from WEIRD TALES and/or WONDER STORIES. Alongside these, you’ll find such classics as “The Man Who Evolved” and “A Conquest of Two Worlds.”

Bonus: Folks who preorder all 3 books will receive an exclusive facsimile of Tiger Girl, a rare British pamphlet from 1945 published by Utopian Publications as #5 in their “American Fiction” series. This booklet collects: “Tiger Girl” (aka “The Six Sleepers”) by Edmond Hamilton and “Apprentice Magician” by E. Hoffmann Price.

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Captain Future Returns in a Live Action Project


Classic science fiction fans may recall Edmond Hamilton’s Captain Future pulp adventure stories. Modern TV fans may recognize the name from the poster by Sheldon’s and Leonard’s apartment door in The Big Bang Theory.

Either way, fans of the stories may be interested to know that David Guivant is working on a new project called Captain Future — insipred by the Edmond Hamilton stories and the 70s-era Japanese Anime. The main character is Curtis Newton, a brilliant scientist and adventurer who roams the solar system solving problems, righting wrongs, and vanquishing futuristic supervillains. The events 5 years after the events described in the Novels and the Anime.

Here’s a teaser for the upcoming project:

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