- The book presents thirteen stories and poems of danger, horror, comedy, and romance; all told in new comics adaptations. Included are "The Valley of the
Sorceress" by "Fu Manchu" author Sax Rohmer, "The Masked Ball" by Alexandre
Dumas, and "Tigre" by Zane Grey. Plus a classic war story by Damon Runyon, a saga of Captain Blood by Rafael Sabatini, and a noir crime tale by "Zorro"
author Johnston McCulley. And stories from O. Henry, Rudyard Kipling, Arthur
Conan Doyle, Robert W. Service, Edith Nesbit, Robert Louis Stevenson, and
Fitz-James O'Brien, as illustrated by Hunt Emerson, Michael Manning, Mary
Fleener, Don Marquez, Mark A. Nelson, and more great contemporary artists.