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by Paul Féval fils
adapted by Brian Stableford

Short Stories
In Felifax, originally published in 1929, Paul Féval fils, the son of Paul Féval, took on the perhaps impossible task of trying to bring two archetypes together, Sir Eric Palmer, the great British detective, successor of Sherlock Holmes, against jungle-born Felifax, the tiger-man, a clone of Tarzan, in the hope of generating a singular literary synergy.

Unlike the vast majority of Tarzan imitations, Felifax is not a feral child but the result of a biological experiment. This element of the plot is particularly interesting, because it forges a thematic link with the comic-book superheroes. Felifax is brand new as a significant anticipation of the Incredible Hulk.

Cover by Hank Mayo

Published by Black Coat Press in 2007
ISBN: 978-1-932983-88-3

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