New Edition of Steve Niles’ ‘Criminal Macabre: The Complete Cal McDonald Stories’ to Feature New Stories and Introduction by John Carpenter

Dark Horse Comics will release a new edition of Steve Niles’ hard to find Criminal Macabre: The Complete Cal McDonald Stories in May 2022, featuring two brand new tales and an introduction by someone who knows a thing or two about horror stories, director John Carpenter.

The new collection contains all of the previous Criminal Macabre prose stories such as Savage MembraneGuns, Drugs, and MonstersDial M for MonsterAll My Bloody Things, and two new stories entitledThe Dead Son and Out of Water.

For those unfamiliar with Niles hard-boiled monster detective, Cal McDonald finds typical noir trouble in the “real world” as well as the supernatural world of vampires, werewolves, and zombies.

Criminal Macabre: The Complete Cal McDonald Stories trade paperback will be available everywhere books are sold on May 4.

Check out the classic pulp cover below and stay tuned to Conskipper for all things that go bump in the night.

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