The late Rick Hautala's friend and fellow writer Christopher Golden assembled this second anthology as a tribute to the celebrated horror author, featuring tales by Clive Barker, Jack Ketchum and many more.
When author Rick Hautala passed away unexpectedly in March of this year, his friend and fellow writer Christopher Golden wasted little time in initiating a tribute anthology. The project would quickly evolve into a two-volume set titled Mister October.
The best creative collaborations are the ones which result in a truly unified voice, the kind of work in which you can’t pick out who wrote what. Stephen King and Peter Straub achieved this with The Talisman and its sequel, Black House; just last week I wrote about the duo of Jack Ketchum and Lucky McKee, who’ve successfully melded their talents with both The Woman and I’m Not Sam.
Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden's hit novel Baltimore proved a hit for comic-book publisher Dark Horse. So follow-up volumes were all but inevitable.