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THE CORPSE FACTORY and Other Stories


The Weird Tales of Arthur Leo Zagat Volume 2


With an Introduction by John Pelan


Dancing Tuatara Press #29


Arthur Leo Zagat wrote some of the goriest stories ever written back in the 30s when times were bad for just about everybody. They became known as "weird menace" tales which, as a genre, reached its peak with Zagat. John Pelan tells you all about the man and his time in his introduction. The stories in this collection are:

The Corpse Factory, Dime Mystery Magazine, Mary 1934
A Lodging in Hell, Horror Stories, February/March 1936
Death Lands a Cargo, Dime Mystery Magazine, October 1935
Deathís Mistress, Dime Mystery Magazine, September 1934
Madmanís Bride, Dime Mystery Magazine, January 1935
Satanís Bedchamber, Dime Mystery Magazine, August 1936
Soft Blows the Breeze from Hell, Dime Mystery Magazine, December 1937
The Little Walking Corpses, Dime Mystery Magazine, November 1934

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