Sâr Dubnotal 2: The Astral Trail

SÂR DUBNOTAL 2: THE ASTRAL TRAIL
from The Memoirs of Sâr Dubnotal by Norbert Sevestre
translated by Brian Stableford; edited by J-M. & R. Lofficier

cover by Gino Starace

The pale wisp of vapor that emerged from Annunciata's body condensed and took on the appearance of a human hand, suspended in mind-air, illuminated by an unknown mysterious light. "The hand of Ranijesti!" whispered Sâr Dubnotal.


From the sun-bleached streets of Tunis to the bottom of the seas, from the sordid back alleys of Paris to the blood-drenched trenches of the Somme, Sâr Dubnotal, the Great Psychagogue, his disciple Rudolph, his medium Gianetti Annunciata, and his trio of assistants, Frank, Fréjus and Otto, pursue evil wherever it hides.


The evil hypnotist Tserpchikopf, the monstrous Cthulhu, the diabolical Doktor Von Meyer, the vengeful wraith of Ligeia and the malevolent Helen Vaughn are amongst the foes they face in this volume.

Published anonymously in 1909 in a series of French pulp magazines, the Sâr Dubnotal series features one of the first superheroes of the supernatural. This collection includes one original, never translated before Sâr Dubnotal story and eleven exploits of the Great Psychagogue penned by seven modern masters of popular fiction.

Contents:
Introduction by Jean-Marc Lofficier
Ep.8. The Astral Trail [La Piste astrale] adapted by Brian M. Stableford
Matthew Dennion: Clash of the Titans
Travis Hiltz: The Treasure of the Ubasti (TOTS 6)
Josh Reynolds: The Swine of Gerasene (TOTS 10)
Matthew Baugh: The Gargoyles of Notre-Dame (SHADOW OF JUDEX)
Travis Hiltz: The Hounds of Saint-Augustin
Matthew Baugh: What Rough Beast... (TOTS 7)
Micah Harris: Slouching Towards Camulodunum (TOTS 7 & TOTS 8)
Matthew Dennion: A Tale of Two Souls
Roman Leary: The Evils Against Which We Strive (TOTS 4)
Matthew Baugh: Ask me a Riddle...
Stuart Shiffman: True Believers (TOTS 10)

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