Edited by Jason Davis, director of the Harlan Ellison Books Preservation Project.
Cover photograph by Marty Woess.
This new Edgeworks Abbey Archive edition contains the complete table of contents of the 1983 Ace Books edition of WEB OF THE CITY.
- 1975 Introduction: Unnecessary Words
- Web of the City
NEW Edgeworks Abbey Archive Content:
Gutter Gang by Jason Davis
A brief, original essay detailing the history of Ellison’s first novel.
A compendium of Ellison-written copy for 63 years’ worth of RUMBLE/WEB OF THE CITY reissues.
Setting the Record Straight (previously unpublished in its entirety)
A 1992 letter Ellison wrote to Gary Lovisi of Paperback Parade, chronicling the writing of WEB OF THE CITY. Portions of that letter were excerpted for the March 1992 issue of that publication, but the entire letter appears herein.
Rumble (previously collected in the limited edition of BRAIN MOVIE, Vol. 7)
Harlan Ellison’s aborted screenplay adaptation of WEB OF THE CITY, to have been produced by AIP with Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello.
7.5″ x 9.25″ Trade Paperback, approx. 227p. ISBN: 978-1-946542-60-1.