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The Darker Mask

The Darker Mask

(2008)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
Expanding on the concept behind Byron Preiss's Weird Heroes from the 1970s, George R. R. Martin's Wild Card series, and Michael Chabon's McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales, The Darker Mask is a collection of original prose stories recalling the derring-do of the beings we call Superheroes and the worlds they fight to save. But unique to The Darker Mask stories is that these plots and characters color a literary universe outside of what has been predominantly white, idiosyncratic, and male in previous homages to pulp. This is the stuff of urban legends, new mythos, and extraordinary folks who might live in a soon-to-be-gentrified ghetto, the dreary rust-belt of the city, or in another dimension. The Darker Mask offers an eclectic mix of popular fiction writers exploring worlds gritty, visceral, and fantastic.

Including stories by: Walter Mosley, L. A. Banks, Naomi Hirahara, Lorenzo Cacaterra, Tananarive Due and Stephen Barnes, Mike Gonzales, Gar Anthony Haywood, Ann Nocenti, Jerry Rodriguez, Reed Farrell Coleman, Dossell Young, Mat Johnson, Peter Spiegelman, Alexandra Sokoloff, Christopher Chambers, Gary Phillips, Victor LaValle, and Wayne Wilson.

 
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Hardback Editions

August 2008 : USA Hardback
Title: The Darker Mask
Author(s): Gary Phillips, Christopher Chambers
ISBN: 0-7653-1850-4 / 978-0-7653-1850-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Paperback Editions

May 2009 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Darker Mask
Author(s): Gary Phillips
ISBN: 0-7653-5806-9 / 978-0-7653-5806-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon CA   

August 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: The Darker Mask
Author(s): Gary Phillips, Christopher Chambers
ISBN: 0-7653-1851-2 / 978-0-7653-1851-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

August 2008 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Darker Mask
Author(s): Gary Phillips, Christopher Chambers
Publisher: Tor Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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