Item description for Nick Carter vs Fantomas by J Morlock Alexandre Bisson Frank...
New York, 1910. A mysterious criminal mastermind stages a daring escape from the courtroom where he is being tried, after having been arrested by Nick Carter, and challenges the world-famous detective to a contest of wits: Will the mysterious "Mr. Melvil" succeed in kidnapping the rich heiress, Helen Dodler, despite all the resources of Nick Carter and his men? This never before translated play, initially performed at the Theatre de l'Ambigu-Comique in Paris in 1910, was penned by two prolific French vaudeville writers, who had the extraordinary idea to Nick Carter against a villain just as cunning and resourceful: an enigmatic character, who is none other than Fantmas, the Lord of Terror. The play was translated by Frank J. Morlock, author of Sherlock Holmes: The Grand Horizontals. The book also features an extensive introduction by Jess Nevins on the history of Nick Carter.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.9" Width: 5" Height: 0.7" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
Publisher Hollywood Comics
ISBN 1934543055 ISBN13 9781934543054
Availability 133 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 25, 2016 06:51.
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Penny-dreadful detective vs. French master villain: a unique crossover! Jun 27, 2008
Black Coat Press continues its successful mission to bring little-known works to a wider audience, and this fun Nick Carter play is a prime example. Penny-dreadful detective Carter vs. a master villain who must be the notorious Fantomas is a formula for a Wold-Newtonish crossover that can't go wrong!