Encyclopedia of Weird War Stories

Supernatural and Science Fiction Elements in Novels, Pulps, Comics, Film, Television, Games and Other Media


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About the Book

Fictional war narratives often employ haunted battlefields, super-soldiers, time travel, the undead and other imaginative elements of science fiction and fantasy. This encyclopedia catalogs appearances of the strange and the supernatural found in the war stories of film, television, novels, short stories, pulp fiction, comic books and video and role-playing games. Categories explore themes of mythology, science fiction, alternative history, superheroes and “Weird War.”

About the Author(s)

Paul Green has worked as an artist in the UK for Marvel, DC and World International-Egmont, among others, on titles such as Doctor Who, Rambo, Action Man, Wonder Woman and Star Trek. The author of many books about television and film history, he lives in Rustburg, Virginia.

Bibliographic Details

Paul Green

Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Pages: 240
Bibliographic Info: 45 photos, appendix, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2017
pISBN: 978-1-4766-6672-3
eISBN: 978-1-4766-2874-5
Imprint: McFarland

Table of Contents

Preface  1
Introduction  3
The Encyclopedia  7
Appendix: Weird War Stories by Medium  215
Bibliography  223
Index  225

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