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Dark Regions PressBy Dark Regions Press
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Dark Regions PressBy Dark Regions Press
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All or nothing. This project will only be funded if it reaches its goal by Mon, November 5 2018 6:00 AM UTC +00:00.

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NEWS 10/12/2018 - Prisoner of Violence by Joe R. Lansdale and Keith Lansdale with Cover Artwork by Daniele Serra, First-Ever Dark Regions Press Graphic Novel is Now Included in Every Single Halloween Grab Bag in Digital Format! Preorder the Trade and Deluxe Hardcovers on this Page or Increase Your Pledge to Preorder as an Add-On (Click Here for Add-On Instructions)!

Three New Books, Limited Edition Bookmarks, Rare Collectible Hardcovers, Ebooks and More from Dark Regions Press in 2018 Halloween Grab Bags!

The popular Dark Regions Press Halloween Grab Bag is back.. this time in a Kickstarter campaign! Three new books and three new limited edition bookmarks launch with this year's grab bag! Special coupons, previews and much more... we've made sure to include lots of goodies in this year's grab bags. Some grab bags could include high valuable collectibles in random grab bags, like a 1986 1st Edition IT by Stephen King hardcover and a ticket for a free copy of Horns by Joe Hill Signed & Numbered Hardcover ($675 value) and much more!

What's in the 2018 Halloween Grab Bag from Dark Regions Press: 

Ebooks, Paperbacks and Hardcover Books of Horror, Fantasy and Science Fiction from Award-Winning Independent Specialty Publisher Dark Regions Press and Other Publishers!

The 2018 Halloween Grab Bags include multiple surprise items such as signed and/or limited edition hardcovers published by Dark Regions Press/other publishers, trade paperbacks, limited edition bookmarks, prints, previews and more! Thanks to everyone who joins our campaign and supports independent specialty publishing!

Interested in multiple pledge levels/items? Please click the "Back this project" button at the top of the page then choose "Make a pledge without a reward" and enter the total amount for the reward levels you are interested in. We will contact you to confirm your selected rewards.

Horns by Joe Hill Signed & Numbered Hardcover and Bonus Rare Collectibles Included with Random Halloween Grab Bags at HARDCOVER Level and Above!

In the spirit of Halloween Dark Regions Press is including rare and valuable collectibles at the HARDCOVER GRAB BAG level and above! Collectibles like Off Season 35th Anniversary Edition by Jack Ketchum Deluxe Signed Traycased Hardcover, IT by Stephen King 1986 1st Edition Hardcover, World War Cthulhu Deluxe Slipcased Hardcover and more! You might just find a collectible up to $500 in market value included in your grab bag!

But that's not all: one lucky backer will find a ticket for a free copy of the signed & numbered slipcased hardcover edition of Horns by Joe Hill from Suntup ($675 retail value) included with their grab bag! 

STRETCH GOALS

Stretch Goal #1 - to be revealed when campaign reaches its main goal!

Pledge Level/Halloween Grab Bags Information 

The Halloween Grab Bag is offered in multiple tiers including EBOOK, PAPERBACK, HARDCOVER and COLLECTOR. Special tiers include HORNS BY JOE HILL COLLECTOR GRAB BAG and KETCHUM COLLECTOR GRAB BAG which include additional products with the COLLECTOR grab bag. You can find the information for all of these tiers in the Rewards section on this Kickstarter page. Surprise paperbacks and hardcovers are chosen at random  from Dark Regions Press titles and titles from other publishers. The HARDCOVER grab bag includes 1 limited edition hardcover that could be signed. 

The COLLECTOR grab bag includes two hardcovers guaranteed to be signed and limited editions, an advance reservation for the deluxe edition of Prisoner of Violence by Joe Lansdale and Keith Lansdale, 1 preorder hardcover of your choice from our select list during the post-campaign survey and the HARDCOVER Halloween Grab Bag.

For "50% OFF Select Hardcover of Choice" we will send you a list of all in stock and preorder products from Dark Regions Press and other publishers available from us up to $200 in retail value to choose from. For items like "50% OFF Next Stephen King Limited Edition DRP Offers" a special coupon code will be included in your grab bag. 

About the New Books

Transmissions from Punktown is offered in ebook and paperback, STRANDED in ebook and paperback, Halloween Haunts Volume 1 in ebook and Prisoner of Violence by Joe Lansdale and Keith Lansdale in ebook, trade hardcover and deluxe signed slipcased hardcover.

Transmissions from Punktown Edited by Brian M. Sammons

The sci-fi megalopolis known as Punktown created by author Jeffrey Thomas has inspired countless readers and writers around the world, many creating their own Punktown stories as a result. Author Jeffrey Thomas' world has inspired a new anthology of over 450 pages from Dark Regions Press: Transmissions from Punktown Edited by Brian M. Sammons, debuting October 9th in the Halloween Grab Bag!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • "Dreaming the City" – Jeffrey Thomas 
  • "The Cyclops: Part One" – Jeffrey Thomas
  • "The Dilky Never Landed" – Paul Tremblay
  • "Bedbug Radio" – Ian Rogers
  • "Ring, Ring, Ring, Ring, Ring, Ring, Ring" – Nick Mamatas
  • "Growth Spurt" – Richard Lee Byers
  • "Novah On The Run (Her Blue Monday)" – Glynn Owen Barrass
  • "Ritual of Adoration" – W.H. Pugmire
  • "The Over and Under" – D.A. Madigan
  • "Lacunae and Nocturnes" – William Meikle
  • "Riding the Rainbow" – Don Webb
  • "Not For Human Consumption" – Peter Rawlik
  • "Sunup Over Misery Street" – Konstantine Paradias
  • "Blueshift Drive" – Edward M. Erdelac
  • "Aftermath of an Industrial Accident" – Mike Allen
  • "Less, Then Zero" – Jeff C. Carter
  • "Baphomet Descendent" – Scott R. Jones
  • "Crow-picked" – Christine Morgan
  • "The Monochromatic Betrayal of Frank Xerox" – Neil Baker
  • "Ksenija’s Pirate Prince" – Lee Clark Zumpe
  • "The Cherry" – Tom Lynch
  • "Payment for a Scar" – Joseph S. Pulver, Sr.
  • "The Extremities of Godfrey Aquinas" – Michael Griffin
  • "The Cyclops: Part Two" – Jeffrey Thomas

STRANDED: Lone Survivor Deserted Island Horror Stories

Stranded on deserted islands, the lone survivors in these stories face natural and supernatural obstacles. The horrors that they encounter will change them permanently or end their lives. Who will succumb to the terror of their island, and who will escape with their life?

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • "Between the Oceans, Nothing" by JC Hemphill
  • "The Immunity Idol" by Bill Halpin
  • "Ayani" by Eliza Victoria
  • "Rot" by Morgana Spake
  • "Isle for One?" by Michael Picco
  • "The Black Rain" by John W Marin
  • "Nuclear Sunset" by J Michael Wright (witchyboipop)

Stranded: Lone Survivor Deserted Island Horror Stories collects the winning stories from the 2018 Deserted Island Lone Survivor writing contest from Dark Regions Press into a chapbook anthology which will be available in ebook and paperback in the 2018 Halloween Grab Bag launching October 9th!

Halloween Haunts Volume 1

A new ebook anthology of Halloween terror, this first volume includes authors Richard Chizmar, Elizabeth Massie, Jeff Strand, Lisa Morton and William Meikle! This ebook will be emailed to all applicable backers by October 30th!

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  • "Smashing Jacks" by Jeff Strand
  • "The Halloween Dream Machine" by Lisa Morton
  • "Tumshie" by William Meikle
  • "The Witch" by Richard Chizmar
  • "Trick" by Elizabeth Massie

Prisoner of Violence by Joe Lansdale and Keith Lansdale 

The first graphic novel ever from Dark Regions Press, Prisoner of Violence by Joe Lansdale and Keith Lansdale takes place in the same universe as Prisoner 489, an original novella by Joe Lansdale published by Dark Regions Press in 2015. Featuring original cover artwork by Daniele Serra, Prisoner of Violence will be one of the biggest projects from Dark Regions Press in 2019.

About Dark Regions Press

Dark Regions Press was created in 1985 by Joe Morey and has published hundreds of authors, artists and poets including Clive Barker, Joe R. Lansdale, Joyce Carol Oates, Stephen King, Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, Thomas Ligotti, Kevin J. Anderson, Bentley Little, Caitlín R. Kiernan and hundreds more. The press has been actively creating specialty books and creative projects for over thirty years and has been featured in publications like FANGORIA, Rue Morgue Magazine, The Huffington Post, The Austin Chronicle, Publishers Weekly, The Library Journal and many more. With a focus on horror and dark fiction, DRP specializes in signed limited edition hardcovers but also publishes ebooks, audiobooks and paperback editions. With over 100 titles actively in print and dozens more planned for future years, Dark Regions Press has received both awards and critical acclaim for its contributions to the dark arts. 

Shipping Information

The 2018 Halloween Grab Bag campaign ends on November 4th and shipping starts within 30 days thereafter. The three new books, surprise hardcovers, surprise paperbacks, prints, ebooks, coupons, bookmarks and other items are ready to ship to backers. Some preorder items like Horns by Joe Hill, Jack Ketchum subscriptions, Prisoner of Violence by Joe Lansdale and Keith Lansdale etc. will be shipped at a later date. International backers please click on the reward you are interested in to see shipping charges. Free USA shipping is incorporated into each reward level. 

Items from this campaign are shipped from our fulfillment providers in the following ways:

PAPERBACKS - Ship directly from printer

HARDCOVERS - Ship from our fulfillment house or from us directly

BOOKMARKS/PRINTS/PRIZE PACKS- Ship from us directly

EBOOKS/DIGITAL ITEMS - Sent via e-mail

REFUND POLICY

We can refund you within 30 days of the campaign’s end, fees included. Once packaging/shipping stage has begun, refunds are no longer possible.

This project is being funded in USD and any refunds processed will be in USD for the exact amount received in USD, excluding any applicable fees depending on the time of the refund being processed.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

If you do not log in and confirm your pledge in your survey within 8 weeks of the notification via email, you agree that we have fulfilled our obligations to you in full for payment or donations received. However, we may, at our discretion, refund or ship your pledge if you contact us and confirm your pledge after the 8 week window has elapsed. Multiple reminder e-mails will be sent to you before this 8 week window has elapsed.

If you confirm your pledge within 8 weeks of the survey notification via email, you agree that our responsibility to you is to ship/fulfill your order as entered into the pledge manager system, that title and risk passes to you upon delivery to a common carrier for such shipment, and you are responsible for import duties or any other duties that may be payable to the relevant tax authorities, providing correct address information and ensuring this address is deliverable by normal methods.

Risks and challenges

All new books are in ebook or paperback formats and are ready to ship already. The biggest risks and challenges are making sure our international shipments reach our backers in a timely manner. Some preorder items could be delayed, but the main contents of each grab bag including the three new titles, surprise ebooks/paperbacks/hardcovers, bookmarks, prints and surprises are ready to ship.

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    EBOOK HALLOWEEN GRAB BAG

    Provided for download in DRM-free EPUB and MOBI formats.

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    Prisoner of Violence Trade Hardcover

    Joe R. Lansdale and Keith Lansdale's New Graphic Novel Prisoner of VIolence with Cover Art by Daniele Serra in Trade Hardcover Edition Coming from Dark Regions Press in 2019. EBOOK Grab Bag sent within 60 days. Free USA shipping!

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    Hardcover ships to any country in the world and will be signed and/or limited edition. Free USA Shipping!

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    • 50% OFF Select Hardcover of Choice
    • Halloween Prize Pack - 1 Limited Bookmark, Coupons, Surprises
    • $10 DarkRegions.com Gift Card
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    Prisoner of Violence Deluxe Hardcover

    Deluxe leather-bound signed & numbered slipcased hardcover of the new graphic novel Prisoner of Violence by Joe R. Lansdale and Keith Lansdale! Signed by all contributors, limited to 300 signed & numbered copies worldwide, illustrated end sheets, deluxe-exclusive bonus illustration, printed offset on premium acid-free paper with Smyth sewn binding and housed in a Prisoner of Violence slipcase (Ships 2019). Also includes HARDCOVER grab bag (Ships Within 60 Days). Free USA shipping!

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    Transmissions from Punktown Deluxe Ed.

    Signed by all contributors,
    Limited to maximum of 52 signed & lettered copies worldwide,
    Cover by Aeron Alfrey extended into wraparound dust jacket,
    Bound in black leather,
    Illustrated end sheets,
    Bonus illustration from Aeron Alfrey,
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    Housed in a black sllipcase. Over 450 pages with free USA Shipping!

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    COLLECTOR HALLOWEEN GRAB BAG

    Includes 5 Hardcovers: 3 ship within 30 days of campaign end, Preorder Hardcover ships at respective ETA, Prisoner of Violence Deluxe with $150 retail value ships 2019, 2 Prize Packs, Up to $520 in retail value, Free USA Shipping!

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    • Prisoner of Violence Lansdale Deluxe Hardcover Preorder
    • 1 Preorder Hardcover of Your Choice from Select Titles
    • 50% OFF Next Stephen King Limited Edition DRP Offers
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