Black Coat Press' Script Library imprint is dedicated to publishing unproduced screenplays by some of the most respected writers in comic books, science fiction, fantasy and mystery literature. The imprint is intended to appeal to students of film writing as well as to a larger audience of fans who will, for the first time, be able to sample works by some of their favorite writers from another medium.


1. Despair by J.-M. & R. Lofficier based on a novel by Marc Agapit
2.
The Iron Triangle by Mike Baron
3.
War for the Oaks by Emma Bull & Will Shetterly based on the novel by Emma Bull
4.
Majorca by Steve Englehart
5.
Nightspeeder by Emma Bull & Will Shetterly
6.
Peripheral Vision by Andrew Paquette
7.
The Devastator by James Hudnall
8. Royal Flush by R. & J.-M. Lofficier
9.
Doc Dynamo by Gerry Conway & Roy Thomas
10.
Rivers of Time by R. Thomas, story By R. Thomas & J. Hendler, based on the book by L. Sprague de Camp
11.
City by R. & J.-M. Lofficier inspired by a novel from Joël Houssin
12.
Judex by Robert L. Robinson, Jr. inspired by a character created by Arthur Bernède & Louis Feuillade



#1 - DESPAIR by Jean-Marc & Randy Lofficier based on a novel by Marc Agapit - illustrated by Sylvain Despretz - cover by Alex Tuis.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 160 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-06-6, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-06-7. READ AN EXCERPT
A macabre horror story based on a classic French horror novel, illustrated by one of the designers of
Gladiator.

#2 - THE IRON TRIANGLE by Mike Baron - cover by Andrew Paquette.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 144 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-07-4, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-07-4. READ AN EXCERPT
A film noir story of murder and intrigue in the heartland by the writer of
Nexus and Badger.

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#3 - WAR FOR THE OAKS (THE SCREENPLAY) by Emma Bull & Will Shetterly based on the novel by Emma Bull - cover by Stephan Martiniere.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 176 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-08-2, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-08-1. READ AN EXCERPT
Adapting the award-winning magical realism classic about a war between faerie kingdoms in modern-day Minneapolis.


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#4 - MAJORCA by Steve Englehart - cover by Andrew Paquette.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 176 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-18-X, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-18-0. READ AN EXCERPT
A psycho-sexual thriller beneath the searing Spanish sun.


#5 - NIGHTSPEEDER by Emma Bull & Will Shetterly - cover, comic-book story and illustrations by Kevin O'Neill.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 144 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-05-8, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-05-0. READ AN EXCERPT
A rollercoaster science fiction saga about the dangers that lurk in hyperspace.


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#6 - PERIPHERAL VISION by Andrew Paquette - cover by Andrew Paquette.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 136 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-19-8, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-19-7. READ AN EXCERPT
A story of possession and supernatural evil lurking just at the corner of your eyes.



#7 - THE DEVASTATOR (THE SCREENPLAY) by James Hudnall based on his comic book - cover by Greg Horn.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 144 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-20-1, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-20-3. READ AN EXCERPT
A futuristic thriller by the writer of
ESPers and Harsh Realm.


#8 - ROYAL FLUSH by Randy & Jean-Marc Lofficier - foreword by Will Eisner - cover by Jay Stephens.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 144 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-12-0, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-12-8. READ AN EXCERPT
A romantic comedy about a comic books, love, money, friendship and the power of belief.




#9 - DOC DYNAMO by Gerry Conway & Roy Thomas - cover by Gil Formosa.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 152 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-22-8, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-22-7. READ AN EXCERPT
A nostalgic take on the super heroes and movie serials of the 1940s.



 

#10 - RIVERS OF TIME (THE SCREENPLAY) by Roy Thomas, story by Roy Thomas & Janis Hendler - based on the book by L. Sprague de Camp - cover by Stephen. R. Bissette.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 188 p. - ISBN-10: 1-932983-37-6, ISBN-13: 978-1-932983-37-1. READ AN EXCERPT
Time travel and fearless dinosaur hunters based on a classic science fiction story.




#11 - CITY by Jean-Marc & Randy Lofficier inspired by a novel from Joël Houssin - cover by Stephan Martiniere.
US$15.95/GBP 9.99 - 5x8 tpb, 176 p. - ISBN-10: 978-1-61227-084-5. READ AN EXCERPT
A sci-fi thriller based on a classic French novel, evocative of
Bladerunner and Mad Max.




 

#12 - JUDEX by Robert L. Robinson, Jr. inspired by a character created by Arthur Bernède & Louis Feuillade - cover by John Pinkerton.
US$20.95/GBP 12.99 - 5x8 tpb, 232 p. - ISBN-10: 978-1-61227-121-7. READ AN EXCERPT
A modern-day reimagining of the classic French pre-WWI hero
Judex which inspired The Shadow and Batman.