Next anthology from Noose and Gibbet is going to be AICKMAN: A CENTENARY ANTHOLOGY - published on what would have been his 100th birthday. Artwork is by Terry Oakes, who I've dragged out of retirement for one last painting. Above is a DRAFT cover, the skull will be different on the final book. Inners will be done by Richy Sampson.
There will be essays from: TED Klein (on meeting Robert) Lisa Tuttle (on nearly meeting Robert) John L Probert (essay on the adaptations) Hugh Lamb (essay on the obituaries and Aickman's work on the waterways) Jeremy Dyson (either an essay or a story) Roger Clarke (essay on the Cicerones) Reece Shearsmith (essay or Introduction) Richard Dalby (essay on Aickman's life and their friendship) Philip Challinor (new essay on Aickman's stories) LTC Rolt's wife, Sonia (on the falling-out between LTC and Aickman) David A Riley - (essay on getting Aickman to the British Fantasy Convention)
Original stories from Adam Nevill Pete Crowther Johnny Mains Lynda E Rucker SImon Stranzas
and a few others still to be confirmed and a whole lot more. There will only be 100 numbered copies + additional contributor copies. If anyone wants to reserve one, just DM me and I'll put your name on the list or better still, send an email to johnnymainsATrocketmailDOTcom under the header - "sell me an Aickman" Price will be £30 plus postage - though no money will be taken now - only before book is going to print.