SAR DUBNOTAL 2: THE ASTRAL TRAIL by Norbert Sevestre; edited by J-M. & R. Lofficier; Cover by Guy Starace;

Black Coat Press, 2015
$22.95, 5x8 trade pb, 328 pages. ISBN: 1-978-61227-436-2.

From the sun-bleached streets of Tunis to the bottom of the seas, from the sordid back alleys of Paris to the blood-drenched trenches of the Somme, Sar Dubnotal, the Great Psychagogue, his disciple Rudolph, his medium Gianetti Annunciata, and his trio of assistants, Frank, Fréjus and Otto, pursue evil wherever it hides. The evil hypnotist Tserpchikopf, the monstrous Cthulhu, the diabolical Doktor Von Meyer, the vengeful wraith of Ligeia and the malevolent Helen Vaughn are amongst the foes they face in this volume. Published anonymously in 1909 in a series of French pulp magazines, the Sar Dubnotal series features one of the first superheroes of the supernatural. This collection includes one original, never translated before Sar Dubnotal story and eleven exploits of the Great Psychagogue penned by seven modern masters of popular fiction.