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The Dreadfuls~ penny novels get a make-over

The Dreadfuls~ penny novels get a make-over http://www.thedreadfuls.com/ Spearheaded by Nick and Elizabeth Valentino (the folks behind Her Majesty’s Mysterious Conveyance*), The Dreadfuls series are an interesting mix of Victorian style, chap-book intimacy, and a slash of punk-zine cool. They come in three different themes: Scary Dreadfuls, Naughty Dreadfuls. and …

Spring-Heeled Jack The First Masked Mystery Man.

Spring-Heeled Jack The First Masked Mystery Man. Spring-Heeled Jack, The First Masked Mstery Man. For the uninitiated Spring-Heeled Jack is a legendary figure from Victorian British folklore who bounded on to the scene with his first “appearance” in 1837. His was a nightmarish character who terrified Londoners (frequently women) with …

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