The Autopsy and Other Tales

Michael Shea


The largest collection of Michael Shea stories ever published, this handsome new edition includes all of Shea’s best fantasy, horror, science fiction, and Cthulhu Mythos tales. The contents include all of the stories from the Arkham House book Polyphemus, two complete novels with I Said the Fly and The Color Out of Time, a new Mythos tale, and several stories that have never been reprinted in any form.
      Michael Shea has extensively revised many of the stories, making these the first definitive editions. Laird Barron has provided an insightful introduction. The book also features the complete John Stewart line drawings from Polyphemus, and about twenty color photographs. Limited to 500 copies, all signed by Michael Shea. Over 7 × 10 inches, bound in full cloth with a ribbon marker and patterned endsheets.

edition information

  • Limited to 500 copies, each signed by Michael Shea.
  • Introduction by Laird Barron.
  • Full page, full bleed photographs and artwork.
  • Black & white drawings by John Stewart.
  • Head and tail bands and ribbon marker.
  • Oversize, beautiful book, 588 pages.
  • Two complete novels.
  • Original book price: $125.
  • Published March 2008.
  • ISBN 978-1-933618-37-1.