EXCLUSIVE First Look — PLANET OF THE APES: Tales From the Forbidden Zone

An all-star lineup of writers brings you new POTA stories — and we can reveal the gorgeous new cover…

The book, due from Titan Books in Jan. 2017, was edited by Rich Handley and Jim Beard, two familiar names to 13th Dimension readers. Along with them are top-flight writers like Dan Abnett, Kevin J. Anderson, Nancy Collins, Jonathan Maberry, Dayton Ward and Andrew E.C. Gaska.

They’re bringing with them 16 new prose tales set in the worlds of the original film series and the TV show.

Here’s a look at the cover, followed by the complete table of contents that will allow you to ponder just what these scribes have been readying in their scrolls …

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“Introduction” by Rich Handley

“Unfired” by Dan Abnett

“More Than Human, Less Than Ape” by Nancy Collins

“Blood Brothers” by Will Murray

“The Pacing Place” by Bob Mayer

“Murderers’ Row” by John Jackson Miller

“Endangered Species” by Greg Cox

“Dangerous Imaginings” by Paul Kupperberg

“Of Monsters and Men” by Kevin J. Anderson and Sam Knight

“The Unknown Ape” by Andrew E.C. Gaska

“Silenced” by Jim Beard

“Who Is This Man? What Sort of Devil Is He?” by Robert Greenberger

“Stone Monkey” by Greg Keyes

“Milo’s Tale” by Ty Templeton

“Message in a Bottle” by Dayton Ward

“The King Is Dead—Long Live the King” by Rich Handley

“Banana Republic” by Jonathan Maberry

“A Question of Simian Survival—An Afterword” by Jim Beard

Author: Dan Greenfield

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  1. Say, you got an ISBN for this puppy? I’d like to make a pre-order but I’m having trouble finding it on the big book e-tailers.

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  2. The final title was just announced the other day. Most retailers still have it listed by a placeholder title: CLASSIC PLANET OF THE APES ANTHOLOGY or something like that.

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