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Saturday, October 24, 2009

Comics Novelisations & Tie-Ins part 2

BATTLER BRITTON

Anthologies

Battler Britton. London, Fleetway, 1960.
Battler Britton 2. London, Fleetway, 1961.


BELLE OF THE BALLET
Original Novels

Belle of the Ballet's Gala Performance by George Beardmore. London, Hulton Press, 1956.
Belle of the Ballet's Country Holiday by George Beardmore. London, Hulton Press, 1957.


BLADE

Movie Novelisations

Blade by Mel Odom, based on the screenplay by David S. Goyer. HarperEntertainment, Aug 1998.
Blade Trinity by Natasha Rhodes. Nottingham, Black Flame, Oct 2004.


BRADDOCK OF THE BOMBERS

Note: Braddock began as a text story series, later transferred to comic strips.

Original Novels

I Flew With Braddock by George Bourne. Dundee, D. C. Thomson, 1959.
Braddock and the Flying Tigers by George Bourne. Dundee, D. C. Thomson, 1962.


BRONC PEELER

Original Novel

Bronc Peeler [by Fred Harmon]. Big Little Books (GW200), 1937.


BUCK ROGERS

Note: Philip Francis Nowlan’s newspaper strip was based on characters in his novel, ‘Armageddon 2419’. However, the strip has been the overwhelming inspiration for spin-offs and is thus included here.

Novelisations

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century by Addison E. Steele (i.e. Richard A. Lupoff). New York, Dell, 1978; London, Sphere, 1978. [based on a made-for-TV movie that was subsequently released theatrically]
2: That Man On Beta by Addison E. Steel (i.e. Richard A. Lupoff). New York, Dell, 1979; London, Sphere, 1979.


CABALLISTICS, INC.
Original Novels

Hell on Earth by Mike Wild. Nottingham, Black Flame,
Better the Devil by Mike Wild. Nottingham, Black Flame, Mar 2007.


CAPTAIN AMERICA

Original Novels

Captain America: The Great Gold Steal by Ted White. New York, Bantam, 1967.
Holocaust for Hire by Joseph Silva (i.e. Ron Goulart). New York, Pocket Books [Marvel Novel Series #4], 1979.

Gamebook

Rocket's Red Glare by Kate Novack. Renton, Washington, TSR [Marvel Superheroes Adventure Gamebook #2], 1986; Harmondsworth, Puffin [Marvel Superheroes Game Book #2], 1987.


CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN
Original Novel

Challengers of the Unknown by Ron Goulart. New York, Dell, Nov 1977.


CLAUDIA OF THE CIRCUS

Original Novel

Claudia of the Circus by Geoffrey Bond. London, Hulton Press, 1958.


CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS

Note: see also Infinite Crisis.

Novelisation

Crisis on Infinite Earths by Marv Wolfman. New York, IBooks, Mar 2006.


THE CROW

Movie Novelisation

The Crow: City of Angels by Chet Williamson. New York, Boulevard, Aug 1996; London, Boxtree, Nov 1996.

Original Novels

The Crow: Quoth the Crow by David Bischoff. New York, HarperPrism, Jan 1998; London, Voyager, May 1998.
The Crow: The Lazarus Heart by Poppy Z. Brite. New York, HarperPrism, Apr 1998; London, Voyager, Aug 1998.
The Crow: Clash By Night by Chet Williamson. New York, Harper, Jun 1998; London, Voyager, Nov 1998.
The Crow: Temple of Night by S. P. Somtow. London, HarperEntertainment, Dec 1999; London, HarperCollins, Dec 1999.
The Crow: Wicked Prayer by Norman Partridge. New York, HarperEntertainment, Nov 2000; London, HarperCollins, Nov 2000.
The Crow: Hellbound by A. A. Attanasio. New York, HarperEntertainment, Jun 2001; London, HarperCollins, Dec 2001.

Original Anthology

The Crow: Shattered Lives & Broken Dreams ed. James O'Barr & Ed Kramer. New York, Ballantine, Nov 1998.
Contains: "Preface" by Ed Kramer, "Foreword" by A. A. Attanasio, "Introduction: The Crow Theory" by A. A. Attanasio, "Fleas" by Iggy Pop (pm), "Spooky, Codeine, and the Dead Man" by James O'Barr, "Goings Forth" by James S. Dorr (pm), "The Blood-Red Sea" by Chet Williamson, "Twice By Fire" by Ramsey Campbell, "Joy Divided" by Douglas E. Winter (pm), "Triad" by Janny Wurts, "The Night Chough" by Gene Wolfe, "Hot Animal Machine" by Henry Rollins (pm), "The Real Thing" by Andrew Vachss, "Variations on a Theme" by Nancy A. Collins, "Paragenesis" by Storm Constantine, "Breach" by Christine Crow (pm), "Carrion Crows" by Jane Yolen & Robert Harris, "Red as Jade" by S. P. Somtow, "Jesus Christ's Wrists" by James O'Barr (pm), "Procrastinator" by Alan Dean Foster, "The King of Birds" by Caitlin R. Kiernan, "Prophecy" by Lisa Lepovetsky (pm), "Spike Team" by Rex Miller, "Lament for the Gunwitch" by Christopher Golden, "Photo Album" by Alexandra Elizabeth Honigsberg (pm), "Hellbent" by A. A. Attanasio, "Moving Toward the Light" by Rick R. Reed, "Corvix Canto" by K. Ken Kohnson (pm), "China Doll" by Charles de Lint, "Spirit Dog" by Jack Dann, "Darkness and Shadow of Light" by James O'Barr (pm), "Wings Burns Black" by John Shirley.


D-DAY DAWSON

Original Novel

D-Day Dawson by Marcus Allgood. London, New English Library, Jul 1977.


DAN DARE

Novelisation

Dan Dare Pilot of the Future by Angus P. Allan. London, New English Library, May 1977.

Original Novel

Dan Dare on Mars by Basil Dawson. London, Hulton Press, 1956.


DAREDEVIL

Movie Novelisation

Daredevil by Greg Cox. Onyx Books, Dec 2002.

Gamebook

Guilt by Association by Matthew J. Costello. Renton, Washington, TSR [Marvel Superheroes Adventure Gamebooks #8], 1988.



DC UNIVERSE

Original Novels

Last Sons by Alan Grant. New York, Warner Books, Feb 2006.
Inheritance by Devin Grayson. New York, Warner Books, Jun 2006.
Helltown by Dennis O'Neil. New York, Warner Books, Nov 2006.
Trail of Time by Jeff Mariotte. New York, Warner Books, Feb 2007.


DICK TRACY

Movie Novelisation

Detective Dick Tracy and the Spider Gang. Whitman (Big Little Book), 1937.
Dick Tracy Returns. New York, Whitman (Better Little Book), 1939.
Dick Tracy by Max Allan Collins, based on the screenplay by Jim Cash & Jack Epps, Jr. New York, Bantam, 1990.
Dick Tracy (junior novelisation) by A.L. Singer, based on the screenplay by Jim Cash & Jack Epps. Racine, Wisconsin, Western Publishing (Golden Book), 1990.


Original Novels

Dick Tracy and the Woo Woo Sisters by Chester Gould. New York, Dell, 1947.
Dick Tracy by William Johnston. Tempo Books, 1970; reprinted, Berkley Books, Jul 1990.
Dick Tracy in Hot Water by Jim Razzi. Racine, Wisconsin, Western Publishing (Golden Book), 1990.
Dick Tracy on the Trail of the Blank by Andrew Gutelle. Racine, Wisonsin, Western Publishing (Golden Book), 1990.
Dick Tracy Goes to War by Max Allan Collins. New York, Bantam, Mar 1991.
Dick Tracy Meets His Match by Max Allan Collins. New York, Bantam, Mar 1992.

Anthology

Dick Tracy: The Secret Files edited by Max Alan Collins with Martin H. Greenberg. New York, Tor, Jun 1990.
Contains ‘‘Origins’’ by Mike Resnik, ‘‘Dick Tracy and the Syndicate of Death’’ by Ron Goulart, ‘‘The Cereal Killer’’ by Rex Miller, ‘‘Auld Acquaintance’’ by Terry Beatty & Wendi Lee, ‘‘Rockabilly’’ by F. Paul Wilson, ‘‘The Curse’’ by Ed Gorman, ‘‘The Leo’s Den Affair’’ by Francis M. Nevins & Josh Pachter, ‘‘Homefront’’ by Barbara Collins, ‘‘The Paradise Lake Monster’’ by Wayne D. Dundee, ‘‘Nordic Blue’’ by Barry N. Malzberg, ‘‘Old Saying’’ by John Lutz, ‘‘Whirlpool, Sizzle and the Juice’’ by Ric Meyers, ‘‘Chessboard’s Last Gambit’’ by Edward D. Hoch, ‘‘Living Legend’’ by Stephen Mertz, ‘‘Not a Creature was Stirring’’ by Max Allan Collins.
DIXON OF DOCK GREEN

Note: based on the comic strip version of the TV show.

Original Novel

The White Hart Lane Mystery by Charles Hatton. London, Hulton Press, 1960.


DOCTOR STRANGE

Original Novel

Dr Strange: Nightmare by William Rotsler. New York, Pocket Books [Marvel Novel Series #7], 1979.

Gamebook

Through Six Dimensions by Allen Varney. New York, TSR [Marvel Superheroes Adventure Gamebook #4], 1986; Harmondsworth, Puffin [Marvel Superheroes Game Book #3], 19


DURHAM RED

Original Novels

The Unquiet Grave by Peter J. Evans. Nottingham, Black Flame, Sep 2004
The Omega Solution by Peter J. Evans. Nottingham, Black Flame, May 2005.
The Encoded Heart by Peter J. Evans. Nottingham, Black Flame, Oct 2005.
Manticore Reborn by Peter J. Evans. Nottingham, Black Flame, Jan 2006.
Black Dawn by Peter J. Evans. Nottingham, Black Flame, Jun 2006.

(* To be continued... )

1 comment:

Max Allan Collins said...

I also did two original TRACY novels, after the movie novelization: DICK TRACY GOES TO WAR and DICK TRACY MEETS HIS MATCH (for Bantam, early '90s).