2020 · (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania)
by Hill, Joe
(Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania): Lividian Publications, 2020. Limited Edition. Octavo. First Lividian Publications limited edition of 1750 copies signed by Joe Hill and Christopher Golden, laid in is a color illustration signed by the artist Vincent Sammy. 476 pages. 14 masterful short stories which include "Abraham's Boys," Count Dracula's Nemesis, and Dr. Van Helsing who tries to teach his young sons his dispassionate methods of vampire slaying but succeeds only in demonstrating his soullessness. "Voluntary Committal" tells of an idiot savant who applies his uncanny architectural skills to helping his adored older brother to find a suggestively sinister way to remove problems from his life. In the title story, about a haunted cinema whose young female ghost seduces patrons with unfulfilled lives, and the surreal "My Father's Mask," which disturbs with subtle hints of taboo sexuality. A fine copy bound in gray leather stamped in black, title in red, raised bands with compartments stamped in black, title red. housed in publisher's cloth covered slipcase lettered and decorated the same as the volume.
(Inventory #: 028389)