Wild Cards I

Author(s): George R. R. Martin (Editor); Wild Cards Trust Staff

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Great for gift-giving, a specially packaged pocket-sized (4"x6") edition of the first volume of George R. R. Martin's Wild Cards shared-world series!

There is a secret history of the world--a history in which an alien virus struck the Earth in the aftermath of World War II, endowing a handful of survivors with extraordinary powers. Some were called Aces--those with superhuman mental and physical abilities. Others were termed Jokers--cursed with bizarre mental or physical disabilities. Some turned their talents to the service of humanity. Others used their powers for evil. Wild Cards is their story.

Originally published in 1987,Wild Cards Iincludes powerful tales by Roger Zelazny, Walter Jon Williams, Howard Waldrop, Lewis Shiner, and George R. R. Martin himself. And this new, expanded edition contains further original tales set at the beginning of the Wild Cards universe, by eminent new writers like Hugo-winner David Levine, noted screenwriter and novelist Michael Cassutt, andNew York Timesbestseller Carrie Vaughn.

Now in development for TV!
Rights to develop Wild Cards for TV have been acquired by Universal Cable Productions, the team that brought youThe Magicians andMr. Robot, with the co-editor ofWild Cards, Melinda Snodgrass as executive producer.


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General Fields

  • : 9780765365071
  • : Tom Doherty Associates, LLC
  • : Tor Science Fiction
  • : 0.45
  • : June 2012
  • : 1.24 Inches X 4.22 Inches X 6.76 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : George R. R. Martin (Editor); Wild Cards Trust Staff
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 608