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Moonstone Books offers one of a kind, hardcover prose collections for preorder!

With the ever-growing success of their new prose line (featuring Kolchak: The Night Stalker, The Spider and more), Moonstone Books has decided to create limited hardcover editions for their two newest collections, The PHANTOM CHRONICLES and DOC SAVAGE: The Lost Radio Scripts of Lester Dent!

"We haven't tried to produce this kind of product before," stated Moonstone Editor-in-Chief Joe Gentile, "but what better way to start than with these two iconic characters? There is a big demand for this kind of high end product, and we just want to be sure that our devoted fans have the opportunity to guarantee themselves a copy. In addition, to commemorate the publishing of the first new Doc Savage book of Lester Dent material in decades, we thought we had to do something really special for Doc fans everywhere. We think you'll agree, this is it."

THE PHANTOM CHRONICLES coverTHE PHANTOM CHRONICLES limited edition hardcover is the first ever collection of short prose stories featuring The Phantom!

Authors include:
Mike Bullock (International Award Winning Com ic Writer and Phantom scribe)
Clay & Susan Griffith ("The Tick", "The Simpsons")
Ron Fortier ("Green Hornet")
CJ Henderson (Academy of Science Fiction Award winner)
Jim Alexander (DC's "Birds of Prey")
Will Murray (Pulp fiction scholar, writer of the "Destroyer" novel series)
Mike Oliveri (Bram Stoker award winner)
Nancy Kilpatrick (Arthur Ellis mystery award winner, Bram Stoker finalist)
Ed Rhoades (One of the world's leading authorities on The Ghost Who Walks)
David Bishop ("Dr Who" novelist, & winner of "The Best Phantom Story" award)
Grant Sauve (writer of TV's "Falcon Beach")
Trina Robbins ("Wonder Woman")
Richard Dean Starr ("Hellboy")
Dan Wickline ("30 Days of Night")
David Michelinie ("Spiderman", "Iron Man")
Martin Powell (Eisner Award nominated)
and Craig Shaw Gardner! ("Battlestar Galactica" and "Buffy" novelist)

Interior illustrations by Disney sculptor extraordinaire Ruben Procopio wrapped with a hand painted cover by Doug Klauba.

And an introduction by Valerie Falk, daughter of the Phantom's Creator Lee Falk!

This limited edition, dust-jacketed hard cover will be signed and numbered (limit of 400) by Doug Klauba, and will also include an exclusive signed and numbered Phantom art chap book by Ruben Procopio.

Hurry over to your favorite comic retailer or the Moonstone website ( and reserve yourself a copy today, while supplies last! ($46.99)

DOC SAVAGE: The Lost Radio Scripts of Lester DentDOC SAVAGE: The Lost Radio Scripts of Lester Dent
Written by: Lester Dent
Interior Art: Tom Roberts
Cover Art: Bob Larkin (reg), Doug Klauba (LTD)
352pgs, b/w, Squarebound, 6"x9", (LTD hardcover $49.99)

Now, Moonstone Books is proud to announce the first printing of new Doc Savage tales in more than thirty-five years! Written in the late 1940's by Doc Savage's creator, Lester Dent, many of these radio scripts have never been seen before. Their background shrouded in mystery, these incredible adventures have been virtually forgotten for more than half a century! Now, for the first time ever, these astonishing radio scripts are available to his legions of fans across the globe! Assembled together in this single, amazing volume, they are a rare treat for Doc Savage fans everywhere!

Available in both a trade paperback and a special, limited and signed hardcover edition with a full-color dust jacket! The special edition, limited to just 300 numbered copies, features a stunning, pulp-era Doc Savage cover by Douglas Klauba, and will be signed by both the artist and the interior illustrator, Tom Roberts! Best of all, this collectible hardcover will also include special Doc color plates by Dave Dorman, JoePrado, and Ruben Procopio!

Hurry over to your favorite comic retailer or the Moonstone website ( and reserve yourself a copy today, while supplies last! ($46.99)

Also available for pre-order in the Marc h cover dated Diamond Previews magazine, The Phantom: Invisible Children part 1 (of 3), will continue the tradition of making a difference in the world begun over seventy years ago by The Phantom creator Lee Falk.

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"This book revels in what is right about the character." – Pop Thought

"[Moonstone's] The Phantom really manages to capture the magic of imagination" – Broken Frontier

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