MY NAME IS SHERLOCK HOLMES.
IT IS MY BUSINESS TO KNOW WHAT OTHERS DO NOT.
In the dark lurk horrible secrets. Long buried and hidden from prying eyes are the twilight tales of the living and the dead - and those that are neither. The stink of a Paris morgue, the curve of a devil's footprint, forbidden pages torn from an infernal tome, madness in a dead woman's stare, a lost voice from beneath the waves, and the cold indifference of an insect's feeding all hold cryptic clues. From the comfort of the Seine to the chill blast of arctic winds, from candlelit monasteries to the callous and uncaring streets of Las Vegas are found arcane stories of men, monsters, and their evil...
Gaslight Arcanum includes works by:
Stephen Volk, Christopher Fowler, Kim Newman, Paul Kane, Simon K. Unsworth, Tom English, Tony Richards, William Meikle, Fred Saberhagen, Kevin Cockle, Lawrence C. Connolly, and Simon Clark.
About the editors:
Charles Prepolec has contributed articles and reviews to All Hallows, Sherlock Magazine, Scarlet Street, and Canadian Holmes. An active Sherlockian for more than 20 years with The Singular Society of the Baker Street Dozen, Charles lives in Calgary with his wife Kristen and their cat Karma.
J. R. Campbell’s fiction has appeared in a wide variety of publications including Spinetingler Magazine, Wax Romantic and Challenging Destiny. From time to time his writing can also be heard on radio’s Imagination Theater and The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.
About the cover artist:
Dave Elsey has demonstrated an extraordinary ability to create memorable characters using make up: from the fantastical creatures in the television series Farscape to his planet-wrangling skills in The Little Shop of Horrors. Dave is the cover artist for the Australian comic book The Dark Detective: Sherlock Holmes, and he recently won an Oscar for his special FX work for the movie The Wolfman.
About the Interior Artists:
Mike Mignola is an American comic book artist and writer, famous for creating the comic book series Hellboy for Dark Horse Comics. He has also worked for animation projects such as Atlantis: The Lost Empire and the adaptation of his one shot comic book, The Amazing Screw-On Head.
Luke Eidenschink is a 2009 winner of the International Illustrators of the Future Award. His work includes book and magazine illustration, custom design, fine art, and most recently graphic novel illustration.
About the Series:
- Book 1: Gaslight Grimoire: Fantastic Tales of Sherlock Holmes
- Book 2: Gaslight Grotesque: Nightmare Tales of Sherlock Holmes
- Book 3: Gaslight Arcanum: Uncanny Tales of Sherlock Holmes
- Book 4: Gaslight Gothic: Strange Tales of Sherlock Holmes
These anthologies have received critical acclaim from prominent reviewers such as National Post, Library Journal, Booklist, Globe & Mail, etc.