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SPRING-HEELED JACK: THE TERROR OF LONDON By Spring-heeled Jack
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In London of the 1830's, a mysterious figure began to appear. With long talons, a devil's face, and an ability to leap high into the air, Spring-Heeled Jack terrorized the populace with his uncanny... More > abilities and strange physical features. This story was published in the Penny Dreadfuls of the time, and is an unlikely history of the mysterious character.< Less
SPRING-HEELED JACK: THE TERROR OF LONDON By Spring-heeled Jack
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In London of the 1830's, a mysterious figure began to appear. With long talons, a devil's face, and an ability to leap high into the air, Spring-Heeled Jack terrorized the populace with his uncanny... More > abilities and strange physical features. This story was published in the Penny Dreadfuls of the time, and is an unlikely history of the mysterious character.< Less
Spring-Heeled Jack By Max Holt
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Spring-Heeled Jack was a mysterious figure reported throughout the nineteenth century. He was blamed for a number of violent attacks - including murder, mainly on young women. His reign of terror... More > started in London, and spread throughout Great Britain covering the period 1837 to 1904. One terrifying attack, on the daughter of a wealthy businessman, was the subject of a Times newspaper report in 1838. This book is based on that report. A modern link to an old mystery, a love story, set in the Welsh Mountains. Jack’s bizarre appearance - huge, bulbous red eyes, pointed ears and claw-like fingers - and physical peculiarities - his ability to belch flames at random, into the face of his victims, and his ability to leap great distances - point to a creature not of this world. He has never been successfully identified...< Less
Spring-Heeled Jack By Max Holt
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Spring-Heeled Jack was a mysterious figure reported throughout the nineteenth century. He was blamed for a number of violent attacks - including murder, mainly on young women. His reign of terror... More > started in London, and spread throughout Great Britain covering the period 1837 to 1904. One terrifying attack, on the daughter of a wealthy businessman, was the subject of a Times newspaper report in 1838. This book is based on that report. A modern link to an old mystery, a love story, set in the Welsh Mountains. Jack’s bizarre appearance - huge, bulbous red eyes, pointed ears and claw-like fingers - and physical peculiarities - his ability to belch flames at random, into the face of his victims, and his ability to leap great distances - point to a creature not of this world. He has never been successfully identified...< Less
Spring Heeled Jack Part 1 By Craig Daley
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Spring Heeled Jack: From the Tunnels of Hell Part One is a 35 page full colour comic has all the clues to solve the secrets surrounding the infamous Victorian bogeyman in the narrative. Jack first... More > appeared in Penny Dreadfuls in the 1860's, the comic books of their day and the demon is often referred to as the inspiration for Kane's Batman and Bram Stoker's Dracula. The story crosses the centuries, 1773, 1873, 1973 over five days starting on Halloween and ending when Jack disappears again for another hundred years, but why is he back in 2011? And this time he isn't just terrorising people, he's killing them... The second part of this two part story is also available on Lulu Have a fun read and please do have nightmares.< Less
Spring Heeled Jack Part 2 By Craig Daley
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Spring Heeled Jack: From the Tunnels of Hell, Part Two is full colour comic, with the Conclusion of CDComics second Surreal Murder Mystery. Much has been written about the playful demon that... More > terrorised Victorian England, but when and where did it first appear? What is truth and what is fiction? This story reveals the truth for the first time. So why not test your investigative skills and try to solve the mystery by looking for clues as the police search the crime scene and one man tries to solve a family curse. The story crosses the centuries, 1773, 1873, 1973, 2011 over five days starting on Halloween and ending when Jack disappears for another hundred years, but why is he back in 2011? Enjoy read and please do have nightmares< Less
The Truth About Spring-Heeled Jack By Terry Hooper-Scharf
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The terror and mystery created by “Jack The Ripper” has been the subject of countless books, magazine articles as well as movies and TV documentaries. Ask anyone if they have ever heard... More > of Jack The Ripper and it is doubtful anyone would respond with a “no idea.” By that same token, ask people who “Spring-heeled Jack” was and you would be lucky to find anyone who had ever heard of him. Spring-heeled Jack was the subject (loosely) of a film The Curse of the Wraydons (1946) and Dominic Keating also appeared as Spring Heeled Jack in the 2010 film Sherlock Holmes by The Asylum film company. The character has also featured in both American and British comic books and a number of books, for both children and adults. But the fact that the Springald held the country –not just London– in a grip of terror much longer that the Ripper did is all but forgotten except for some half-truths and fanciful theories. Now be prepared to read the full story of Spring Heeled Jack< Less
JACK By Stephen Walton
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An old legend that no one could catch. That puzzled several generations with his bizarre behaviour. That vanished as abruptly as he appeared. And that no one knew anything about. Until now. Three... More > remarkable people find their routines torn apart when they are dragged into a mystery that is far older than ever assumed. They begin a battle for their lives against a shadowy organisation intent on suppressing sensitive information, while at the same time trying to help an unusual creature realise an impossible goal. At 209,000 words, this adventure mystery is based upon the elusive but well documented Spring-Heeled Jack figure from the 19th century and should appeal to most audiences, especially those already aware of the legend.< Less
JACK By Stephen Walton
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An old legend that no one could catch. That puzzled several generations with his bizarre behaviour. That vanished as abruptly as he appeared. And that no one knew anything about. Until now. Three... More > remarkable people find their routines torn apart when they are dragged into a mystery that is far older than ever assumed. They begin a battle for their lives against a shadowy organisation intent on suppressing sensitive information, while at the same time trying to help an unusual creature realise an impossible goal. At 209,000 words, this adventure mystery is based upon the elusive but well documented Spring-Heeled Jack figure from the 19th century and should appeal to most audiences, especially those already aware of the legend.< Less
Goth 3 - Spring-Heeled Jack and Other Terrors (Hardback Edition) By Paul Avon
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MORE ESSENTIAL GOTHIC LITERATURE FOR DARKENED HEARTS. Dreadful fiction or terrible fact, Who in the name of God was that? Man, ghost, bear or bat? The terror o' London, Ol' Spring Heel'd... More > Jack! Spring-Heeled Jack - the original London bogeyman: a character of immense strength, leaping great distances, garbed as a demonic bat, bear, or ghost. Jack has influenced not just the horror genre but also the realm of comic book and movie media. A legend born out of 19th century folk lore and gossip, was he fiction or fact? Nobleman or pauper? Was he dreamed up as an upper class lark, or the imagining of victorian drunks? Featuring the original 'penny dreadful' story of Spring-Heeled Jack this latest volume of Goth also features tales by Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Arthur Conan Doyle, George Elliot, and more: The Return of the Soul, Each Man Kills, The Terror By Night, Chickamauga, A Victim of Higher Space, The Child, The Waif Woman, and The Door in the Wall. Step further down; down, down into darkness with GOTH!< Less

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