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The Sins of Madame Atomos

October 14, 2017

THE SINS OF MADAME ATOMOS by Michel & Sylvie Stéphan (adapted by Michael Shreve)based on the character created by André Caroff, cover by Jean-Michel Ponzio, Black Coat Press, 2017

The screams behind the door became agonizing. The men felt a grisly shiver run down their spines. Beffort’s body was now entirely buried in the sand, except for his head and shoulders…

The deadly Madame Atomos is a brilliant but twisted Japanese scientist who is out to revenge herself against the United States for the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, where she lost her family. Opposing her are Smith Beffort of the FBI and Yosho Akamatsu of the Japanese Secret Police.

In 1972, the US Government is preparing to return the island of Okinawa to Japan. The Atomos Organization intends to strike the American base still on the island. They approach Richard Tardif, a young American tempted by a life of adventure, for a simple mission, allegedly risk-free, a job with a great deal of money at the end. Because Madame Atomos is as devious and machiavellian as Richard is naive…

– Introduction by JM Lofficier
– Mme Atomos joue sur les maux (2015)
– Updated Timeline

Available at Black Coat Press



April 2, 2017


edited with introductions by J-M. Lofficier; translations by Michael Shreve
cover by Michel Borderie

Foreword by Michael Moorcock. Stories by Matthew Baugh, Pierre Bordage, Richard Canal, Fabrice Colin, John Davey, Paul DiFilippo, Johan Heliot, Travis Hiltz, J.-M. & Randy Lofficier, Xavier Mauméjean, Michael Moorcock, Christian Vilà, Daniel Walther, Ehrich Weiss and Tony White. Translations by Michael Shreve. Introductions by J.-M. Lofficier.

Elric of Melinoboné… Duke Dorian Hawkmoon of Köln… Prince Corum Jhaelen Irsei of the Scarlet Robe… The unflappable English Assassin Jerry Cornelius… Time-lost Oswald Bastable… Count Renark von Bek of the Sundered Worlds… Over the years, Michael Moorcock has captivated readers with his unending versions of the Eternal Champion, the timeless warrior who serves the Cosmic Balance in the ongoing battle that rages between Law and Chaos through the many planes and levels of the multiverse.

This volume features all of the characters mentioned above and more, collecting two stories written by Michael Moorcock for the Tales of the Shadowmen series, sixteen more stories by some of America, England and France’s best-loved sf and fantasy writers , plus a foreword penned by Moorcock for an earlier French companion anthology, translated by Michael Shreve and introduced by Jean-Marc Lofficier.

Introduction by J.-M. Lofficier
Michael Moorcock: Foreword to The Gate of Worlds
Michael Moorcock: The Affair of the Bassin des Hivers
Matthew Baugh: The Garden of Everything
Pierre Bordage: The Archivist
Richard Canal: The Child of the Future
Fabrice Colin: Eulogy for The Abyss Fish
John Davey: An Organ of Bones
John Davey: Death of a Dark Ship
Paul DiFilippo: The Stealer of Marketshare
Johan Heliot: The Music of Souls
Travis Hiltz: War on the Moon
Jean-Marc & Randy Lofficier: J.C. in Alphaville
Xavier Mauméjean: Qayin
Christian Vilà: Brother of the Hyenas
Daniel Walther: Heart of Ice
Tony White: Stormbringer
Tony White: The Jet Set Girls
Ehrich Weiss: Renark’s Dream
Michael Moorcock: The Icon Crackdown

available at Black Coat Press

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