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Weird Vampire Tales is an anthology of vampire short stories, edited by Robert E. Weinberg, Stefan Dziemianowicz, and Martin H. Greenberg. It was first published in 1992.


Collects a story from each of the "pulp" fiction magazines available from the 1920s to the 1950s, guaranteed to chill and thrill--if they don't make ill--all but the most bloodless readers.


  • The Man Who Cast No Shadow by Seabury Quinn
  • The Wolf-Woman by Bassett Morgan
  • The Canal by Everil Worrell
  • A Rendezvous in Averoigne by Clark Ashton Smith
  • Placide's Wife by Kirk Mashburn
  • The Horror from the Mound by Robert E. Howard
  • Vampire Village by Edmond Hamilton
  • Revelations in Black by Carl Jacobi
  • Shambleau by C. L. Moore
  • Return to Death by J. Wesley Rosenquest
  • Isle of the Undead by Lloyd Arthur Eshbach
  • Doom of the House of Duryea by Earl Peirce, Jr.
  • I, the Vampire by Henry Kuttner
  • The Silver Coffin by Robert Barbour Johnson
  • Cross of Fire by Lester del Rey
  • Return of the Undead by Otis Adelbert Kline and Frank Belknap Long
  • The Antimacassar by Greye La Spina
  • Asylum by A. E. van Vogt
  • The Dark Castle by Marion Brandon
  • Stragella by Hugh B. Cave
  • The Thirsty Dead by Raymond Whetstone
  • Murder Brides by Arthur J. Burks
  • The Cloak by Robert Bloch
  • When It Was Moonlight by Manly Wade Wellman
  • "Who Shall I Say Is Calling?" by August Derleth
  • She Only Goes Out at Night by William Tenn
  • The Mindworm by C. M. Kornbluth
  • Share Alike by Jerome Bixby and Joe E. Dean
  • And Not Quite Human by Joe L. Hensley
  • Place of Meeting by Charles Beaumont