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Publication Order of 30 Days of Night Graphic Novels

30 Days of Night (By: Steve Niles) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Barrow (By: Steve Niles) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bloodsucker Tales (By: Steve Niles,Matt Fraction) (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spreading the Disease (By: Dan Wickline) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eben and Stella (By: Kelly Sue DeConnick,Steve Niles) (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Red Snow (By: Ben Templesmith) (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
30 Days 'Til Death (By: David Lapham) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
30 Days of Night / The X Files (By: Steve Niles) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night, Again (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Chronological Order of 30 Days of Night Graphic Novels

30 Days of Night (By: Steve Niles)(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Return to Barrow (By: Steve Niles)(2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bloodsucker Tales (By: Steve Niles,Matt Fraction)(2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Eben and Stella (By: Kelly Sue DeConnick,Steve Niles)(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Red Snow (By: Ben Templesmith)(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
30 Days of Night / The X Files (By: Steve Niles)(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night, Again(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spreading the Disease (By: Dan Wickline)(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
30 Days 'Til Death (By: David Lapham)(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Author's Choice Monthly Books

The Old Funny Stuff (By: George Alec Effinger) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Daily Voices (By: Lisa Goldstein) (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Heroines (By: James Patrick Kelly) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Legacy of Fire (By: Nina Kiriki Hoffman) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Peripheral Vision (By: Karen Joy Fowler) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Swatting at the Cosmos (By: James K. Morrow) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Neon Twilight (By: Edward Bryant) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tales from a Vanished Country (By: Elizabeth Lynn) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
True Minds (By: Spider Robinson) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hedgework & Guessery (By: Charles de Lint) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Stories by Mama Lansdales Youngest Boy (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Unthreatened by the Morning Light (By: Karl Edward Wagner) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Nine Hard Questions About the Nature of the Universe (By: Lewis Shiner) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
It's Been Fun (By: Esther M. Friesner) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Wong's Lost and Found Emporium and Other Oddities (By: William F. Wu) (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Bibliomysteries Books

The Book of Virtue (By: Ken Bruen) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pronghorns of the Third Reich (By: C.J. Box) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book Thing (By: Laura Lippman) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book Case (By: Nelson DeMille) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Acceptable Sacrifice (By: Jeffery Deaver) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death Leaves a Bookmark (By: William Link) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Final Testament (By: Peter Blauner) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rides a Stranger (By: David Bell) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Long Sonata of the Dead (By: Andrew Taylor) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of Ghosts (By: Reed Farrel Coleman) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Compendium of Srem (By: F. Paul Wilson) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
What's in a Name? (By: Thomas H. Cook) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Remaindered (By: Peter Lovesey) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sequel (By: R.L. Stine) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gospel of Sheba (By: Lyndsay Faye) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Book Club (By: Loren D. Estleman) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Nature of My Inheritance (By: Bradford Morrow) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
It's in the Book (By: Max Allan Collins,Mickey Spillane) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scroll (By: Anne Perry) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of the Lion (By: Thomas Perry) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Little Men (By: Megan Abbott) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Condor in the Stacks (By: James Grady) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery, Inc. (By: Joyce Carol Oates) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Every Seven Years (By: Denise Mina) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
From the Queen (By: Carolyn Hart) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
From the Queen (By: Carolyn Hart) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Travelling Companion (By: Ian Rankin) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Citadel (By: Stephen Hunter) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reconciliation Day (By: Christopher Fowler) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Dames Don't Sing (By: John Harvey) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haze (By: James W. Hall) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hoodoo Harry (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Pretty Little Box (By: Charles Todd) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seven Years (By: Peter Robinson) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hemingway Valise (By: Robert Olen Butler) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Honest Horse Thief (By: Michael Koryta) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository (By: John Connolly) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Girl Who Did Say No (By: David Handler) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Traitor (By: Martin Edwards) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dark Door (By: Lisa Unger) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Honeymoon Trap (By: Peter Swanson) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Chronological Order of Bibliomysteries Books

The Book of Virtue (By: Ken Bruen)(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Scroll (By: Anne Perry)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pronghorns of the Third Reich (By: C.J. Box)(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
An Acceptable Sacrifice (By: Jeffery Deaver)(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Death Leaves a Bookmark (By: William Link)(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Seven Years (By: Peter Robinson)(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book Thing (By: Laura Lippman)(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of Ghosts (By: Reed Farrel Coleman)(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Book Club (By: Loren D. Estleman)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Long Sonata of the Dead (By: Andrew Taylor)(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Final Testament (By: Peter Blauner)(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rides a Stranger (By: David Bell)(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
What's in a Name? (By: Thomas H. Cook)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
It's in the Book (By: Max Allan Collins,Mickey Spillane)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Nature of My Inheritance (By: Bradford Morrow)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Remaindered (By: Peter Lovesey)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Compendium of Srem (By: F. Paul Wilson)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gospel of Sheba (By: Lyndsay Faye)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sequel (By: R.L. Stine)(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of the Lion (By: Thomas Perry)(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Little Men (By: Megan Abbott)(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
From the Queen (By: Carolyn Hart)(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Every Seven Years (By: Denise Mina)(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Citadel (By: Stephen Hunter)(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Condor in the Stacks (By: James Grady)(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mystery, Inc. (By: Joyce Carol Oates)(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Travelling Companion (By: Ian Rankin)(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Haze (By: James W. Hall)(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Dames Don't Sing (By: John Harvey)(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Reconciliation Day (By: Christopher Fowler)(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hoodoo Harry(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Pretty Little Box (By: Charles Todd)(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Caxton Private Lending Library & Book Depository (By: John Connolly)(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Hemingway Valise (By: Robert Olen Butler)(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Last Honest Horse Thief (By: Michael Koryta)(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book Case (By: Nelson DeMille)(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
From the Queen (By: Carolyn Hart)(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Girl Who Did Say No (By: David Handler)(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Traitor (By: Martin Edwards)(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dark Door (By: Lisa Unger)(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Honeymoon Trap (By: Peter Swanson)(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Black Labyrinth Books

The Walls of the Castle (By: Tom Piccirilli) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Prisoner 489 (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Booking (By: Ramsey Campbell) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Dead in the West Books

Dead in the West (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Drive-In Books

The Drive-In (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Drive-In II: Not Just One of Them Sequels (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Drive-In 3: The Bus Tour (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Flinch (Single Issue) Comic Books

with Brian Azzarello

Publication Order of Hap and Leonard Books

Savage Season (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mucho Mojo (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Two-Bear Mambo (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bad Chili (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rumble Tumble (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Captains Outrageous (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Vanilla Ride (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Devil Red (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hyenas (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead Aim (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Honky Tonk Samurai (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Briar Patch Boogie (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Miracles Ain't What They Used to Be (With: Eleanor Arnason) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Coco Butternut (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Rusty Puppy (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cold Cotton (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jackrabbit Smile (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Elephant of Surprise (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Born for Trouble (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sugar on the Bones (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Hap & Leonard Collections

with Andrew Vachss
Veil's Visit (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hap and Leonard (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hap and Leonard: Blood and Lemonade (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Joe Lansdale's Batman Books

Batman, Captured by the Engines (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror on the High Skies (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Jonah Hex Books

by Michael L. Fleisher

Publication Order of L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories Books

with Lawrence Block, Joyce Carol Oates, Megan Abbott, Duane Swierczynski, Andrew Vachss, Francine Prose, Jonathan Santlofer
L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories (With: Lawrence Block,Joyce Carol Oates,Megan Abbott,Duane Swierczynski,Andrew Vachss,Francine Prose,Jonathan Santlofer) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black DahliaWhite Rose (By: Joyce Carol Oates) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Lost Lansdale Books

Waltz of Shadows (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Something Lumber This Way Comes, Or, the House from Space (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood Dance (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Ned the Seal Books

Zeppelins West (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flaming London (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flaming Zeppelins (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Sky Done Ripped (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Night Visions Books

Night Visions: In the Blood (By: Tanith Lee,Charles L. Grant,Steve Tem,Gregory Manchess,Alan Ryan) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions (By: Charles L. Grant) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions 2 (By: Charles L. Grant) (1985)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions 3 (By: Ramsey Campbell) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions: The Hellbound Heart (By: George R.R. Martin) (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions 6 (By: F. Paul Wilson) (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions 8 (With: Robert R. McCammon,John Farris,Stephen Gallagher) (1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions 9 (By: F. Paul Wilson) (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions 10 (By: Richard T. Chizmar) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions 11 (By: Lucius Shepard) (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Visions 12 (By: P.D. Cacek,Mark Morris,Simon Clark,Kealan Patrick Burke) (2006)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Outspoken Authors Books

The Human Front (By: Ken MacLeod) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Left Left Behind (By: Terry Bisson,Eleanor Arnason) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lucky Strike (By: Kim Stanley Robinson) (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Underbelly (By: Gary Phillips,Eleanor Arnason) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mammoths of the Great Plains (By: Eleanor Arnason) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Wild Girls (By: Ursula K. Le Guin,Eleanor Arnason) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Modem Times 2.0 (By: Michael Moorcock,Eleanor Arnason) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow (By: Cory Doctorow,Eleanor Arnason) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Report from Planet Midnight (By: Nalo Hopkinson,Eleanor Arnason) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Science of Herself (By: Karen Joy Fowler,Eleanor Arnason) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Patty Hearst & The Twinkie Murders: A Tale of Two Trials (By: Eleanor Arnason,Paul Krassner) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
New Taboos (By: John Shirley) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Raising Hell (By: Norman Spinrad,Eleanor Arnason) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
My Life, My Body (By: Marge Piercy) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gypsy (By: Carter Scholz,Eleanor Arnason) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Miracles Ain't What They Used to Be (With: Eleanor Arnason) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fire. (By: Elizabeth Hand,Eleanor Arnason) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Totalitopia (By: John Crowley) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Atheist in the Attic (By: Samuel R. Delany,Eleanor Arnason) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Thoreau's Microscope (By: Michael Blumlein,Eleanor Arnason) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Beatrix Gates (By: Rachel Pollack) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
A City Made of Words (By: Paul Park) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Preacher Graphic Novel Books

Gone to Texas (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Preacher, Book Two (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Book 1 (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
Book 2 - Until the End of the World (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Proud Americans (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Good Old Boys (By: Garth Ennis) (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dixie Fried (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Blood and Whiskey (By: Garth Ennis) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
One Man's War (By: Garth Ennis) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ancient History (By: Steve Pugh,Matt Hollingsworth,Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis,Carlos Ezquerra,Richard Case) (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Salvation (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
War in the Sun (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis,Peter Snejbjerg) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tall in the Saddle (By: Garth Ennis) (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead or Alive (By: Garth Ennis,Glenn Fabry) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
All Hell's a-Coming (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis,John McCrea) (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alamo (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
Book 3 (By: Steve Pugh,Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Book 4 (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis,Peter Snejbjerg,Carlos Ezquerra,Richard Case) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Book 5 (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Book 6 (By: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis,John McCrea) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Caliban (By: Garth Ennis) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Absolute Preacher Vol. 1 (By: Garth Ennis) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Absolute Preacher Vol. 2 (By: Garth Ennis) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Absolute Preacher Vol. 3 (By: Garth Ennis) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Preacher: The 25th Anniversary Omnibus Vol. 1 (By: Garth Ennis) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Preacher: The 25th Anniversary Omnibus Vol. 2 (By: Garth Ennis) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Act of Love (1981)Description / Buy at Amazon
Texas Night Riders (1983)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Magic Wagon (1986)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Nightrunners (1987)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cold in July (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Boar (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
Freezer Burn (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Bottoms (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Big Blow (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bubba Ho-Tep (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Fine Dark Line (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sunset and Sawdust (2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost Echoes (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
Leather Maiden (2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Edge of Dark Water (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Thicket (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadman's Crossing (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
I Tell You It's Love (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Paradise Sky (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fender Lizards (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hell's Bounty (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
M.I.A. Hunter (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bubba and the Cosmic Blood-Suckers (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Man With Two Lives (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Driving to Geronimo's Grave (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
More Better Deals (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Jane Goes North (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fishing for Dinosaurs and Other Stories (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Moon Lake (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Radiant Apples (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Events Concerning (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Donut Legion (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Night They Missed the Horror Show (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love Doll (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tight Little Stitches on a Dead Man's Back (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Events Concerning a Nude Fold-Out Found in a Harlequin Romance (1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Folding Man (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bullets and Fire (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Steel Valentine (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Incident On and Off a Mountain Road (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Steel Valentine (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Ape Man's Brother (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Christmas with the Dead (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hot in December (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Bone Dead Sadness (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black Hat Jack (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fishing for Dinosaurs (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hoodoo Harry (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Apache Witch and Other Poetic Observations (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shooting Star (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Unlikely Affair of the Crawling Razor (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

By Bizarre Hands (1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
On the Far Side of the Cadillac Desert with the Dead Folks (1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bestsellers Guaranteed (1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Writer of the Purple Rage (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Electric Gumbo (1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Fist Full of Stories (1996)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Good, the Bad and the Indifferent (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Private Eye Action as You Like It (1998)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Long Ones (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
High Cotton (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
For a Few Stories More (2002)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bumper Crop (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mad Dog Summer (2004)Description / Buy at Amazon
The King and Other Stories (2005)Description / Buy at Amazon
The God of the Razor (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Deadman's Road (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Shadows, Kith and Kin (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sanctified and Chicken-Fried (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Unchained And Unhinged (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of Joe R. Lansdale (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Written With a Razor - Short Stories and a Screenplay (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Trapped in the Saturday Matinee (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bleeding Shadows (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Tall Grass and Other Stories (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Terror Is Our Business (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Driving to Geronimo's Grave and Other Stories (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gothic Wounds (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Things Get Ugly: The Best Crime Fiction of Joe R. Lansdale (2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Graphic Novels

The Drive-In (1988)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gone to Texas (With: Steve Dillon,Garth Ennis) (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Lone Ranger and Tonto (1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Atomic Chili (1997)Description / Buy at Amazon
Red Range (1999)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lansdale And Truman's Dead Folks (2000)Description / Buy at Amazon
Conan And The Songs Of The Dead (2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
Pigeons From Hell (2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Robert Bloch's Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper (With: Robert Bloch,John L. Lansdale) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
H.P. Lovecraft's The Dunwich Horror (With: H.P. Lovecraft) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hell's Bounty (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Steam Man (With: Mark Alan Miller) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dead on the Bones (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
X-Files: Case Files (With: Delilah S. Dawson,Keith Lansdale) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Picture Books

In Waders From Mars (With: Keith Lansdale) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Delilah S. Dawson Graphic Novels

with Delilah S. Dawson, Keith Lansdale
Ladycastle (By: Delilah S. Dawson) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
X-Files: Case Files (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Spider-Man: A New Beginning (By: Delilah S. Dawson) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Descendants: Fright at the Museum (By: Delilah S. Dawson) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Firefly Original Graphic Novel (By: Delilah S. Dawson) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Star Pig (By: Delilah S. Dawson) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of The Year's Best Military & Adventure SF Books

with Sharon Lee, Brendan DuBois, David Weber, David Brin, David Drake, Sarah Pinsker, Brad R. Torgersen, David Afsharirad
The Year's Best Military & Adventure SF 2015 (With: Brendan DuBois,David Weber,David Brin,David Drake,Seth Dickinson,Brian Dolton,Sarah Pinsker,Brad R. Torgersen,Hank Davis,David Afsharirad,Claudine Griggs,Andrea M. Pawley,Eric Leif Davin) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of PM's Outspoken Authors Books

The Presidential Papers (By: John H. Kessel) (1984)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Human Front (By: Ken MacLeod) (2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Underbelly (By: Gary Phillips,Eleanor Arnason) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Mammoths of the Great Plains (By: Eleanor Arnason) (2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Modem Times 2.0 (By: Michael Moorcock,Eleanor Arnason) (2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Surfing the Gnarl (By: Rudy Rucker) (2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Patty Hearst & The Twinkie Murders: A Tale of Two Trials (By: Eleanor Arnason,Paul Krassner) (2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Raising Hell (By: Norman Spinrad,Eleanor Arnason) (2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Gypsy (By: Carter Scholz) (2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Miracles Ain't What They Used to Be (With: Eleanor Arnason) (2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fire. (By: Elizabeth Hand,Eleanor Arnason) (2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Atheist in the Attic (By: Samuel R. Delany,Eleanor Arnason) (2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beatrix Gates (By: Rachel Pollack) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Talk Like a Man (By: Nisi Shawl) (2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
Big Girl (By: Meg Elison) (2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Planetbreaker’s Son (By: Nick Mamatas) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Utopias of the Third Kind (By: Vandana Singh) (2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Night Shift (By: Eileen Gunn) (2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Collapsing Frontier (By: Jonathan Lethem) (2024)Description / Buy at Amazon

Publication Order of Anthologies

Book of the Dead(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Razored Saddles(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The New Frontier(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Second Annual Collection(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
Third Annual Collection(1989)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Fantasy 2 / Demons and Dreams(1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Splatter-Punks: The Definitive Anthology(1990)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cold Blood(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Horror Hall of Fame(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fourth Annual Collection(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fourth Annual Collection(1991)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Little Book of Horrors: Tiny Tales of Terror(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark at Heart(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year’s 25 Finest Crime and Mystery Stories 1991(1992)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Giant Book of Zombies(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
100 Hair-Raising Little Horror Stories(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Dark Crimes 2(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Zombies(1993)Description / Buy at Amazon
Sea-Cursed(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ten Tales(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
The King is Dead: Tales of Elvis Postmortem(1994)Description / Buy at Amazon
100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
100 Wicked Little Witch Stories(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
Weird Business(1995)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mysterious Press Anniversary Anthology: Celebrating 25 Years(2001)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Campfire Collection: Ghosts, Beasts, and Things That Go Bump in the Night(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Silver Gryphon(2003)Description / Buy at Amazon
Retro Pulp Tales(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
Cross Plains Universe(2006)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Monsters(2007)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Living Dead(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Horror 19(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best of Cemetery Dance II(2008)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zombies: Encounters with the Hungry Dead(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Smoke and Mirrors(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume One(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Son of Retro Pulp Tales(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
Twilight Zone: 19 Original Stories on the 50th Anniversary(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2010(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Dead That Walk(2009)Description / Buy at Amazon
L.A. Noire: The Collected Stories(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Haunted Legends(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Darkness: Two Decades of Modern Horror(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Never Again(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Werewolves and Shape Shifters: Encounters with the Beasts Within(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Robert Bloch's Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lone Star Noir(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Classics Mutilated(2010)Description / Buy at Amazon
Down These Strange Streets(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
House of Fear(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Crucified Dreams(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Three(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Supernatural Noir(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Urban Fantasy Anthology(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Warriors 3(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Book of Cthulhu(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Necro Files(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Horror 22(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Hacked-Up Holiday Massacre(2011)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Bizarro Fiction of the Decade(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Feast of Frights from The Horror Zine(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
A Clutch of Zombies(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Extreme Zombies(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Ghosts: Recent Hauntings(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Psychos(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Horror 23(2012)Description / Buy at Amazon
Beyond Rue Morgue Anthology: Further Tales of Edgar Allan Poe's 1st Detective(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black Pulp(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zombies!: Tales of the Walking Dead(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bad Seeds: Evil Progeny(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Best New Horror 24(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Old Mars(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Time Traveler's Almanac(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs(2013)Description / Buy at Amazon
Piercing the Darkness(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lovecraft's Monsters(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Dark Fantasy & Horror, 2014 Edition(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Zombies: More Recent Dead(2014)Description / Buy at Amazon
Insidious Assassins(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Gods of HP Lovecraft(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Flinch(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Christmas Horror Volume 1(2015)Description / Buy at Amazon
Last Night, a Superhero Saved My Life(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Year's Best Military & Adventure SF 2015(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Horror Anthology 2016(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Highway Kind(2016)Description / Buy at Amazon
Shadows Over Main Street Volume 2(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Tales from The Lake Vol. 4(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Alive in Shape and Color(2017)Description / Buy at Amazon
Lost Highways(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
Fantastic Tales of Terror(2018)Description / Buy at Amazon
At Home in the Dark(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Mammoth Book of Nightmare Stories(2019)Description / Buy at Amazon
The Best Horror of the Year: Volume Twelve(2020)Description / Buy at Amazon
Bullets and Other Hurting Things: A Tribute to Bill Crider(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
When a Stranger Comes to Town(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Love, Death and Robots: The Official Anthology: Volume One(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Conan: The Songs of the Dead and Other Stories(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Professor Charlatan Bardot’s Travel Anthology to the MostHaunted Buildings in the Weird, Wild World(2021)Description / Buy at Amazon
Revelations: Horror Writers for Climate Action(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Screams from the Dark(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Black is the Night: Stories inspired by Cornell Woolrich(2022)Description / Buy at Amazon
Hot Iron and Cold Blood: An Anthology of the Weird West(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon
Road Kill(2023)Description / Buy at Amazon

American author Joe R. Lansdale is well known and well regarded for his unique brand of comic-book fantasy and horror. Having written for some of the biggest names in comic-book publishing, such as DC comics, he’s created a name for himself that is well established within the industry. Not only that, but he’s also been at the forefront of his genre, being a pioneer within his field.

Early and Personal Life

Born in Gladewater in Texas on the 28th of October, 1951, Joe R. Lansdale has become an American institution in his own right over the many years of his career. Continuing to live in Texas to this day, he now resides in Nacogdoches where carries on writing and creating his many well received works. Taking inspiration from the environment about him from an early age, he has been a writer with a lot to say. Working as the writer in residence at the Austin State University, he also finds time to teach martial arts as well, operating from his own Shen Chuan school titled ‘Lansdale’s Self Defence Systems’ which he runs in his home-town. Martial arts has been one of his most favored past-times over the years. He also happens to be a member of both the national and international ‘Martial Arts Hall of Fame’ too.

Living with his wife in Nacogdoches, he continues to happily write his unique brand of fiction, along with all his other various activities. Being brought up around creativity due to his musician father, he carries on injecting this into his work. With still more to come yet as more is available on the horizon, he shows no signs of stopping anytime soon.

Writing Career

Creating his first full-length novel, ‘Act of Love’, in 1981 he hasn’t looked back since as he’s continued writing to this very day. Building a large body of work behind him, he’s largely focused on fantasy and science-fiction, with a penchant for more absurdist scenarios. A good example of this can be found in his novella ‘Bubba Ho-Tep’ which saw an elderly Elvis and JFK working together to battle an Egyptian-mummy.

Working within the world of comics, Lansdale has managed to produce some work for big-name franchises like Batman, where he’s worked on the animated series, along with some other properties for DC Comics. This has led to him becoming one of the biggest, most sought after names in the industry, with a long body of work surrounding him. He has also had a large number of films created using his work as well, such as the film version of ‘Bubba Ho-Tep’ starring Bruce Campbell.

Not without critical acclaim either, Joe R. Lansdale has earned the respect of his peers and managed to gain himself a large number of awards over the years. Winning an Edgar and the British Fantasy award, he’s accumulated plenty of accolades throughout his career. These will continue to come as his career progresses. With both critical and commercial success, his career grows from strength-to-strength with every passing year. Working across a variety of different mediums, he’s always willing to adapt to new formats and material. This looks like something that’s set to carry on from now into the foreseeable future as there’s plenty more work on the horizon.

Act of Love

Originally published in 1981, this was the first full-length novel that introduced Joe R. Lansdale onto the literary scene. Working as a crime novel, it’s an extremely graphic read that is the ideal book for anyone looking to understand the author better. Establishing both his style and his tone, it operates as an accessible way into his body of work.

Set in the city of Houston, Texas, it features a serial killer set on the loose as he wreaks his havoc in a ‘Jack the Ripper’ slew of bloody murders and killings. Using a lot of strong and graphic imagery it leaves nothing up to the imagination, as it charts every grisly detail of his murder spree. As a depraved killer goes on the rampage, it also manages to capture a lot of the on-goings within society at the time as well. Operating as a form of social-commentary, it works in examining the inside details of the police department and how they deal with such a case. The murderer himself is also a misogynist of the most unpleasant kind, another detail which is also explored in-depth. All in all, it manages to capture a certain tone at a time when serial-killers were en-vogue in literature. Will they be able to capture the killer, or will they strike again and where? What will it take to stop the killer and who will they attack next in their bloody murder spree? Why is the murderer doing this and what is motivating them to conduct such a horrific act?

Savage Season

First released in 1990, this was a novel released some time into Lansdale’s writing career as it was already underway. It’s another crime novel that follows in the vein of a lot of his previous style of work as it manages to capture a dark and gritty tone. The book was also nominated for a ‘Bram Stoker’ award on the year of its release as well.

This is the first in a series of eight novels overall featuring the characters Hap and Leonard, two Texas men in their mid-forties looking to get away from their low-wage lifestyles. Getting into trouble on numerous occasion, they usually end up on the wrong side of the tracks, as they get mixed up with the local criminal element. Living LaBorde, a fictional town set in East Texas, they have all sorts of adventures over the course of the series of novels. In this particular novel they find themselves helping out a woman from their youth who offers them the chance to make some big money. What she proposes is picking up some stolen money which she’s using to help fund her radical extreme left organization. Not everything is as it seems though and soon the pair find themselves in over their heads, as they look back upon the politics of their past. Will they be able to recover the money and live the good life? Can they make amends with their past and the cynicism that’s encroached them and their politics over the years leading them towards middle-age? What will become of them both as they start to enter the savage season?

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One Response to “Joe R. Lansdale”

  1. northernspiderqueen: 6 years ago

    Any idea where a Canadian can get a digital copy of Coco Butternut?

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