The Mammoth Book of Awesome Comic Fantasy – edited by Mike Ashley

"The Mammoth Book of Awesome Comic Fantasy" edited by Mike Ashley.

“The Mammoth Book of Awesome Comic Fantasy” edited by Mike Ashley.

Title: The Mammoth Book of Awesome Comic Fantasy
Series: Mammoth Book
Number in Series: n/a
Author(s): Jack Adrian, F. Anstey, Anthony Armstrong, Cherith Baldry, James Bibby, Nelson S. Bond, Connie Booth, Fredric Brown, Emerson Browne, John Cleese, Michael G. Coney, Avram Davidson, Scott Edelman, Paul Di Filippo, Esther Friesner, Craig Shaw Gardner, Ron Goulart, E.K. Grant, John Grant, Tom Holt, Garry Kilworth, David Langford, Larry Lawrence, F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre, John Morressy, Stan Nicholls, Tina Rath, Tony Rath, Jack Sharkey, Marilyn Todd, Israel Zangwill
Editor(s): Mike Ashley
Cover Artist: Julek Heller
Language: English
Original Publisher: Robinson Publishing
Originally Published: April 2001
Publisher: Carroll & Graf
Published: June 2001
ISBN-10: 0786708670
ISBN-13: 9780786708673
   “Another Introduction” essay by Mike Ashley
   “Happy Valley” by John Cleese and Connie Booth
   “Attack of the Charlie Chaplins” by Garry Kilworth
   “Mother Duck Strikes Again” by Craig Shaw Gardner
   “The Blackbird” by Jack Sharkey
   “Pale Assassin” by James Bibby
   “The Strawhouse Pavilion” by Ron Goulart
   “Dragonet” by Esther Friesner
   “The Diplodocus” by Porter Emerson Browne
   “Nothing in the Rules” by Nelson S. Bond
   “Bad Day on Mount Olympus” by Marilyn Todd
   “How Much Would You Pay?” by Craig Shaw Gardner
   “The Devil Times Three” by Fredric Brown
   “Fair-Weather Fiend” (Kedrigan) by John Morressy
   “The Byrds” by Michael G. Coney
   “Polly Put the Mockers On” by Stan Nicholls
   “Ferdie” by F. Anstey
   “The Queen’s Triplets” by Israel Zangwill
   “The Caliber of the Sword” by Larry Lawrence
   “Crispin the Turnspit” by Anthony Armstrong
   “Touched by a Salesman” by Tom Holt
   “Math Takes a Holiday” by Paul Di Filippo
   “Broadway Barbarian” by Cherith Baldry
   “The Winds of Fate” by Tony Rath
   “Not Ours to See” by David Langford
   “Gunsel and Gretel” by Esther Friesner
   “Frog” by Tina Rath
   “The Swords and the Stones” by E.K. Grant
   “A Case of Four Fingers” by John Grant
   “The Absolute and Utter Impossibility of the Facts in the Case of the Vanishing of Henning Vok” by Jack Adrian
   “Milord Sir Smiht, the English Wizard” (Doctor Eszterhazy) by Avram Davidson
   “Put Back That Universe!” (Smedley Faversham) by F. Gwynplaine MacIntyre
   “You’ll Never Walk Alone” by Scott Edelman

Masters of Fantasy – edited by Terry Carr and Martin H. Greenberg

Title: Masters of Fantasy
Author(s): Michael Bishop, James Blish, Robert Bloch, Anthony Boucher, Ray Bradbury, Fredric Brown, John Collier, Avram Davidson, Thomas M. Disch, Harlan Ellison, Philip José Farmer, H.L. Gold, Robert A. Heinlein, Zenna Henderson, Shirley Jackson, C.M. Kornbluth, Henry Kuttner, R.A. Lafferty, Fritz Leiber, H.P. Lovecraft, A. Merritt, C.L. Moore, Keith Roberts, Joanna Russ, Eric Frank Russell, Clark Ashton Smith, Theodore Sturgeon, Jack Vance, Manly Wade Wellman, Donald A. Wollheim, Roger Zelazny
Editor(s): Terry Carr, Martin H. Greenberg
Cover Artist: Henri Rousseau
Language: English
Publisher: Galahad Books
Published: August 1992
ISBN-10: 0883657864
ISBN-13: 9780883657867
Notes: Martin H. Greenberg is listed as “Martin Harry Greenberg” on the cover and inside the book.
   “The Rats in the Walls” by H.P. Lovecraft
   “The Woman of the Wood” by A. Merritt
   “Trouble with Water” by H.L. Gold
   “Thirteen O’Clock” by C.M. Kornbluth
   “The Coming of the White Worm” by Clark Ashton Smith
   “Yesterday Was Monday” by Theodore Sturgeon
   “They Bite” by Anthony Boucher
   “Call Him Demon” by Henry Kuttner
   “Daemon” by C.L. Moore
   “The Black Ferris” by Ray Bradbury
   “Displaced Person” by Eric Frank Russell
   “Our Fair City” by Robert A. Heinlein
   “Come and Go Mad” by Fredric Brown
   “There Shall Be No Darkness” by James Blish
   “The Loom of Darkness” by Jack Vance
   “The Rag Thing” by Donald A. Wollheim
   “Sail On! Sail On!” by Philip José Farmer
   “One Ordinary Day, with Peanuts” by Shirley Jackson
   “That Hell-Bound Train” by Robert Bloch
   “Nine Yards of Other Cloth” by Manly Wade Wellman
   “The Montavarde Camera” by Avram Davidson
   “Man Overboard” by John Collier
   “My Dear Emily” by Joanna Russ
   “Descending” by Thomas M. Disch
   “Four Ghosts in Hamlet” by Fritz Leiber
   “Divine Madness” by Roger Zelazny
   “Narrow Valley” by R.A. Lafferty
   “Timothy” by Keith Roberts
   “Through a Glass—Darkly” by Zenna Henderson
   “Jeffty Is Five” by Harlan Ellison
   “Within the Walls of Tyre” by Michael Bishop

Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder – compiled by David G. Hartwell

Title: Masterpieces of Fantasy and Wonder
Author(s): J.G. Ballard, J.M. Barrie, L. Frank Baum, Peter S. Beagle, Johannes Bobrowski, John Brunner, Lucy Clifford, Avram Davidson, Charles Dickens, Suzette Haden Elgin, Harlan Ellison, Jack Finney, John M. Ford, W.S. Gilbert, Graham Greene, E.T.A. Hoffmann, R.A. Lafferty, Ursula K. Le Guin, George MacDonald, Anne McCaffrey, Patricia A. McKillip, Robin McKinley, William Morris, E. Nesbit, Fitz-James O’Brien, Murilo Rubião, Rudy Rucker, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Osbert Sitwell, Fyodor Sologub, Margaret St. Clair, Frank R. Stockton, James Tiptree Jr., Mark Twain, Jack Vance
Editor(s): David G. Hartwell, Kathryn Cramer*
Cover Artist: Thomas Canty
Interior Artist(s):
Language: English
Publisher: GuildAmerica Books
Published: October 1989
ISBN-10: 1568650396
ISBN-13: none
Catalog Number: 14784
Notes: *Title page indicates Kathryn Cramer assisted Hartwell in compiling/editing the volume. ISBN found on copyright/permissions page. The three stories by J.M. Barrie are excerpts from the full Peter Pan story.
   “Introduction: Worlds of Wonder, Worlds of Difference” by David G. Hartwell
   “Green Is the Color” by John M. Ford
   “Wooden Tony” by Lucy Clifford
   “Lest Levitation Come Upon Us” by Suzette Haden Elgin
   “Prince Bull: A Fairy Tale” by Charles Dickens
   “The Triumph of Vice: A Fairy Tale” by W.S. Gilbert
   “Turandina” by Fyodor Sologub
   “The Princess and the Frog” by Robin McKinley
   “Darkness Box” by Ursula K. Le Guin
   “Jack and the Beanstalk” by Osbert Sitwell
   “Peter Pan”* by J.M. Barrie
   “The Thrush’s Nest”* by J.M. Barrie
   “Lock-out Time” by J.M. Barrie
   “The Mouse Festival” by Johannes Bobrowski
   “A Proper Santa Claus” by Anne McCaffrey
   “Inside Out” by Rudy Rucker
   “The Facts Concerning the Recent Carnival of Crime in Connecticut” by Mark Twain
   “The Woman Who Thought She Could Read” by Avram Davidson
   “The Third Level” by Jack Finney
   “The Griffin and the Minor Canon” by Frank R. Stockton
   “The Man Who Sold Rope to the Gnoles” by Margaret St. Clair
   “The Dragons” by Murilo Rubião
   “On the Downhill Side” by Harlan Ellison
   “The Parrot” by Isaac Bashevis Singer
   “The Gray Wolf” by George MacDonald
   “The Harrowing of the Dragon of Hoarsbreath” by Patricia A. McKillip
   “The Last of the Dragons” by Edith Nesbit
   “Lila the Werewolf” by Peter S. Beagle
   “The Drowned Giant” by J.G. Ballard
   “The Enchanted Buffalo” by L. Frank Baum
   “Narrow Valley” by R.A. Lafferty
   “Beyond the Dead Reef” by James Tiptree, Jr.
   “The King’s Bride: A Fairy Tale After Nature” by E.T.A. Hoffmann
   “Under the Garden” by Graham Greene
   “The Things That Are Gods” by John Brunner
   “The King of Nodland and His Dwarf” by Fitz-James O’Brien
   “The Seventeen Virgins” by Jack Vance
   “The Bagful of Dreams” by Jack Vance
   “The Hollow Land” by William Morris

LDSF 2 – Latter-day Science Fiction – edited by Benjamin Urrutia

Title: LDSF 2 – Latter-day Science Fiction
Series: LDSF
Number in Series: 2 (two)
Author(s): Michael R. Collings, Avram Davidson, Philip José Farmer, Cynthia Goldstone, Merle H. Graffam, Yusuf Haddad, Christophilos Hagios, Rudyard Kipling, Addie Lacoe, Erudil Menashy, Wayne Mykals, Peter C. Nadig, Hugh W. Nibley, William W. Phelps, Parley P. Pratt, D. William Shunn, Scott S. Smith, Robert Louis Stevenson, Sandy Straubhaar, John A. Tvedtnes, Benjamin Urrutia, Jack Weyland, author unknown
Editor(s): Benjamin Urrutia
Cover Artist: n/a
Language: English
Publisher: Parables
Published: 1985
ISBN-10: 0961496010
ISBN-13: 9780961496015
Notes: ISBN on the back cover and on the copyright page is”09611496002″, which is invalid as it’s one digit too long. The correct ISBN is listed above.
   “Introduction: Science Fiction and the Gospel” by Hugh W. Nibley
   “Pebble in Time” by Avram Davidson and Cynthia Goldstone
   “Something in It” by Robert Louis Stevenson
   “Joseph Smith’s Dialogue With the Devil” by Parley P. Pratt
   “A Glimpse of the Millennium” by unknown
   “Haun-ting” by Addie Lacoe
   “The Grave of the King” by Yusuf Haddad
   “The Interrogation” by unknown
   “Stowaway” by Merle H. Graffam
   “Toward the Beloved City” by Philip José Farmer
   “Millennial End” by Addie Lacoe
   “Parables of the World: The Talents; The Two Sons; Pearls Before Swine; The King, the Princess and the Books” by Erudil Menashy
   “Heinlein and the Latter-day Saints” by Benjamin Urrutia
   “The Light of Eden” by Benjamin Urrutia
   “Ad Astra Per Fidem” (poem) by Michael R. Collings
   “If You Could Hie to Kolob” (poem) by William W. Phelps
   “More Extraterrestials: Review of ‘Strategie der Gotter, Das Acte Weltwunder’ by Erich von Daniken” by Peter C. Nadig
   “The Children of Michael” by Scott S. Smith
   “Religous Themes in American Science Fiction” by John A. Tvedtnes
   “The Theology of Battlestar Galactica” by John A. Tvedtnes
   “Reviews: The Force That Can Be Explained is Not the True Force; The Dark Side of the Force; He Who Dies But Does Not Perish, The Same Has Everlasting Life” by Benjamin Urrutia
   “The Management Switches Over to Plan B” by Sandy Straubhaar
   “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” by Jack Weyland
   “Cut Without Hands” by William Shunn
   “The Late Twentieth Century” by Christophilos Hagios
   “The Conversion of Aurelian McGoggin” by Rudyard Kipling
   “A Midsummer Morning’s Nightmare” by Wayne Mykals

100 Great Fantasy Short Short Stories – edited by Isaac Asimov, Terry Carr, and Martin H. Greenberg

Title: 100 Great Fantasy Short Short Stories
Series: Dream Cycle
Number in Series: n/a
Author(s): Bruce J. Balfour, John Gregory Betancourt, Bruce Boston, Richard Bowker, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Fredric Brown, Doris Pitkin Buck, F.M. Busby, Terry Carr, Gregg Chamberlain, Theodore R. Cogswell, Rick Conley, Lawrence C. Connolly, Wil Creveling, Jack Dann, Avram Davidson, Calvin W. Demmon, Gardner Dozois, Harlan Ellison, Janet Fox, Charles E. Fritch, Mel Gilden, Stephen Goldin, Lawrence Goldman, Judith Gorog, James Gunn, Jack C. Haldeman II, Edward D. Hoch, C. Bruce Hunter, George Clayton Johnson, Phyllis Ann Karr, Damon Knight, Joe R. Lansdale, John R. Little, Robert Lipsyte, H.P. Lovecraft, Katherine MacLean, Barry N. Malzberg, Richard Christian Matheson, André Maurois, Katherine MacLean, Raylyn Moore, John Morressy, William F. Nolan, Rick Norwood, Edgar Pangborn, Alexei Panshin, Arthur Porges, Jonathan V. Post, Bill Pronzini, Mack Reynolds, Joanna Russ, Eric Frank Russell, James Sallis, Scott Sanders, Al Sarrantonio, Robert J. Sawyer, Robert Sheckley, Clark Ashton Smith, Evelyn E. Smith, Margaret St. Clair, Steve Rasnic Tem, William F. Temple, William Tenn, Gordon Van Gelder, Lawrence Watt-Evans, Edward Wellen, Richard Wilson, Gene Wolfe, Donald A. Wollheim, Jane Yolen, Roger Zelazny
Editor(s): Isaac Asimov, Terry Carr, Martin H. Greenberg
Cover Artist: unknown
Language: English
Original Publisher: Doubleday
Originally Published: March 1984
Publisher: Avon Books
Published: September 1988
ISBN-10: 0380699176
ISBN-13: 9780380699179
   “The Widest Field” essay by Isaac Asimov
   “The Abraham Lincoln Murder Case” by Rick Norwood
   “A Dozen of Everything” by Marion Zimmer Bradley
   “The Anatomy Lesson” by Scott Sanders
   “And I Only Am Escaped to Tell Thee” by Roger Zelazny
   “Angelica” by Jane Yolen
   “Apocryphal Fragment” by Edward Wellen
   “A Prophecy of Monsters” by Clark Ashton Smith
   “At the Bureau” by Steve Rasnic Tem
   “Aunt Agatha” by Doris Pitkin Buck
   “The Boulevard of Broken Dreams” by Harlan Ellison
   “But Not the Herald” by Roger Zelazny
   “Chained” by Barry N. Malzberg
   “Chalk Talk” by Edward Wellen
   “Climacteric” by Avram Davidson
   “The Contest” by Robert J. Sawyer
   “Controlled Experiment” by Rick Conley
   “The Curse of Hooligan’s Bar” by Charles E. Fritch
   “The Dark Ones” by Richard Christian Matheson
   “Dead Call” by William F. Nolan
   “Deadline” by Mel Gilden
   “Deal with the D.E.V.I.L.” by Theodore R. Cogswell
   “The Devil Finds Work” by Mack Reynolds
   “Devlin’s Dream” by George Clayton Johnson
   “Displaced Person” by Eric Frank Russell
   “Echoes” by Lawrence C. Connolly
   “Ex Oblivione” (Dream Cycle) by H.P. Lovecraft
   “Farewell Party” by Richard Wilson
   “Feeding Time” by James Gunn
   “Final Version” by John Morressy
   “Five Minutes Early” by Robert Sheckley
   “Freedom” by Rick Norwood
   “Garage Sale” by Janet Fox
   “Getting Back to Before It Began” by Raylyn Moore
   “The Giveaway” by Steve Rasnic Tem
   “Give Her Hell” by Donald A. Wollheim
   “God’s Nose” by Damon Knight
   “The Good Husband” by Evelyn E. Smith
   “The Handler” by Damon Knight
   “The Haters” by Donald A. Wollheim
   “The House” by André Maurois
   “How Georges Duchamps Discovered a Plot to Take Over the World” by Alexei Panshin
   “The Human Angle” by William Tenn
   “The Importance of Being Important” by Calvin W. Demmon
   “Interview with a Gentleman Farmer” by Bruce Boston
   “Judgment Day” by Jack C. Haldeman II
   “Just One More” by Edward D. Hoch
   “The Lady and the Merman” by Jane Yolen
   “The Last Unicorns” by Edward D. Hoch
   “The Last Wizard” by Avram Davidson
   “Letters from Camp” by Al Sarrantonio
   “L is for Loup-Garou” by Harlan Ellison
   “Love Filter” by Gregg Chamberlain
   “The Maiden’s Sacrifice” by Edward D. Hoch
   “Malice Aforethought” by Donald A. Wollheim
   “The Man Who Sold Rope to the Gnoles” by Margaret St. Clair
   “Miranda-Escobedo” by James Sallis
   “Mr. Wilde’s Second Chance” by Joanna Russ
   “Mortimer Snodgrass Turtle” by Jack C. Haldeman II
   “Mouse-Kitty” by Rick Norwood
   “Naturally” by Fredric Brown
   “Night Visions” by Jack Dann
   “Once Upon a Unicorn” by F.M. Busby
   “$1.98” by Arthur Porges
   “Opening a Vein” by Barry N. Malzberg and Bill Pronzini
   “The Other” by Katherine MacLean
   “The Other One” by Rick Norwood
   “The Other Train Phenomenon” by Richard Bowker
   “The Painters Are Coming Today” by Steve Rasnic Tem
   “Paranoid Fantasy #1” by Lawrence Watt-Evans
   “Perchance to Dream” by Katherine MacLean
   “Personality Problem” by Joe R. Lansdale
   “Pharaoh’s Revenge” by C. Bruce Hunter
   “Pick-Up for Olympus” by Edgar Pangborn
   “The Poor” by Steve Rasnic Tem
   “Prayer War” by Jonathan V. Post
   “The Prophecy” by Bill Pronzini
   “The Rag Thing” by Donald A. Wollheim
   “The Recording” by Gene Wolfe
   “Red Carpet Treatment” by Robert Lipsyte
   “The Sacrifice” by Gardner Dozois
   “Santa’s Tenth Reindeer” by Gordon Van Gelder
   “The Second Short-Shortest Fantasy Story Ever Ever Published” by Barry N. Malzberg
   “Sleep” by Steve Rasnic Tem
   “Some Days Are Like That” by Bruce J. Balfour
   “Temporarily at Liberty” by Lawrence Goldman
   “The Thing That Stared” by Richard Wilson
   “Thinking the Unthinkable” by Wil Creveling
   “The Third Wish” by Rick Norwood
   “Those Three Wishes” by Judith Gorog
   “Thus I Refute” by Terry Carr
   “The Toe” by Phyllis Ann Karr
   “Tommy’s Christmas” by John R. Little
   “The Tower Bird” by Jane Yolen
   “Vernon’s Dragon” by John Gregory Betancourt
   “Voodoo” by Fredric Brown
   “Weather Prediction” by Evelyn E. Smith
   “Who Rides with Santa Anna?” by Edward D. Hoch
   “Wisher Takes All” by William F. Temple
   “The World Where Wishes Worked” by Stephen Goldin
   “Your Soul Comes C.O.D.” by Mack Reynolds

Alchemy & Academe edited by Anne McCaffrey

"Alchemy & Academe" edited by Anne McCaffrey.

“Alchemy & Academe” edited by Anne McCaffrey.

Title: Alchemy & Academe
Author: James Blish, L. Sprague de Camp, Daphne Castell, William Johnston Cory, Betsy Curtis, Avram Davidson, Samuel R. Delany, Sonya Dorman, Carol Emshwiller, Joe Hensley, Virginia Kidd, R.A. Lafferty, Keith Laumer, Anne McCaffrey, Joanna Russ, Josephine Saxton, Robert Silverberg, Norman Spinrad, Peter Tate, David Telfair, John Updike, Gene Wolfe
Cover Artist: Rowena Morrill
Language: English
Original Publisher: Doubleday
Originally Published: November 1970
Publisher: Del Rey
Published: August 1990
ISBN-10: 0345344197
ISBN-13: 9780345344199