Metahuman Press

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Metahuman Press is a publisher of fine super-powered and pulp fiction. Since 2005, MHP has brought new prose super-heroic stories to the web. In 2009, it expanded its operations to introduce the quarterly print anthologies from Pulp Empire.com. In 2012, Metahuman Press moves in to full print and e-publishing formats while also debuting their third series, The Dead Walk Again.

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Lightweight 8: "Burned"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,450. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In the aftermath of his battle with Sigma, a dark dream strikes Kevin Mathis. And he knows it can have only one meaning: Hellfire is back. Lightweight sets out to stop his bully turned supervillain, but when one of his closest friends ends up in the crossfire, not everyone will survive the confrontation!
F.O.R.C.E. 1: Legend
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
F.O.R.C.E. is only days old, but Legend already has doubts about the function of his unit. But when a monster known as Thun-Dar the Living Hurricane threatens Florida, Legend must gather his team to take on a threat bigger than a city. From the writer of Lightweight and Living Legends, F.O.R.C.E. expands the Quadrant Universe worldwide in a new series of serialized adventures!
Jenny Everywhere: Troll-Hunted
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You set the price! Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A party becomes anything but when Jenny Everywhere finds herself chased by a vicious troll in this first in a series of ongoing adventures of the open source character by Nicholas Ahlhelm.
Lightweight 7: "Survival"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
With Bethany's life in danger, Lightweight finds himself out of his element against the deadly killer known as Sigma. Plus new threats move into place that will challenge Kevin Mathis like never before! And the identity of the Gray Man revealed!
The Arrival: A Timeline Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,450. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
As a threat strikes from space, the Challenge Squad must come to terms with their own role as the government's super-team even as they face a threat that endangers the very world.
The Scavenger
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You set the price! Words: 950. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
Set in the near future, The Scavenger is a short, dark tale of a lone survivor in the wild wastelands of the future.
Ape Lincoln
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
A short story that introduces the greatest ape superhero in the Quadrant Universe. While attending a technology and design conference, the 150 year old gorilla known as Ape Lincoln reveals his history as battle threatens to break down everything he spent his life on. A prequel to the upcoming F.O.R.C.E. from Metahuman Press!
Lightweight 6: "Questions"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Lightweight is back and this time he has questions he wants answered! Alongside Howl, the city of Federation's top hero sets out to find out what Noctus and his Morlocks want with the hero. But his answers may come at the cost of his own life as he walks into a trap unlike anything he's faced in the past!
American Arsenal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,310. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The American Arsenal leaps into action! The hero of the 1980s is a rampaging beast, fueled by aggression and on a never-ending war against crime and terrorism. But Arsenal is more than a war machine, but as he tries to unlock the mysteries of his own mind, can he hope to survive the super-powered villains aligned against him?
Mad Maddie
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You set the price! Words: 2,160. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
She was always a genius, but Madeline Madison was also always quite mad. Dubbed "Mad Maddie" at a young age, she set out to become just that. Now on a quest to finally prove her genius once and for all, she seeks only world conquest, but a small snafu gets in the way of her mission. A new Short Shot of fiction by Nicholas Ahlhelm
Past Prologue: A Jenny Everywhere Story
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You set the price! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Jenny is a young adult that just wants to enjoy life. Poor and jobless, she lives between friends and acquaintances even as she struggles to find her calling. A strange girl at a party gives her the beginning of her future as she starts to unlock what it means to be a Shifter.
Summer of Love
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,790. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
The Defenders of Democracy are a superhero team in crisis. It's 1967 and political turmoil within the ranks threatens to tear the entire unit apart. Enter a force for change on them and the world, a goddess reborn with a desire to just have a lot of fun, starting with America's premiere super-team!
The Atomic Werewolf
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
"It was 1963, at the height of nuclear weapons proliferation. But their experiment went wrong and created something it never should have. My name is Davy Daniels and this is the story of how I met the Atomic Werewolf." Nicholas Ahlhelm brings a new Timeline Story short that introduces one of the most terrifying monsters in the Quadrant Universe!
Out For Vengeance
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,100. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Robert Benton's memory is gone! His pursuit of vengeance began seventy years ago. But his memories of those years has vanished and with it, his life. He is young again, but is he really who he thinks he is? New Salem remains the same towering crime ridden metropolis he left. As Vengeance, he must once again set out to clean up the city.
Mister Haunt: Out of the Shadows
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Mister Haunt lurks in the city, doling out justice to those who would endanger the citizens of his city. But what made the mysterious figure into a dark vigilante able to melt in and out of the darkness? "Out of the Shadows" introduces a new vigilante hero in a new series of short fiction adventures.
Lightweight 5: "Answers"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
The fifth installment of America's top prose super-serial Lightweight has Kevin Mathis trapped between his new love Constanze and his best friend Millie!
The Wild West
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You set the price! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
Travel back into the days of the Old West to experience a key moment in the history of the Quadrant Universe. Meet Firehair, the red-headed spitfire raised by Indians to be a warrior woman as she joins forces with the greatest heroes of the era to take on a threat out of ancient legend, a threat large enough to wipe out modern civilization. A threat known simply as the Wild Hunt.
The Road to Tornado Town
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You set the price! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
All Ferris wanted was to get home to his daughter. But the tornado got in his way and the tornado did something, not just to him, but to everything. The world has became a very different place. Can Ferris survive it long enough to find his family?
Citrine in Tunguska
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
A mysterious figure in a yellow robe stumbles upon a massive path of devastation. A meeting with a man from his past uncovers the secret of Tunguska's destruction. And in the end, the man named Citrine faces a decision that may change the world forever! This short story is a key moment in the history of the Quadrant Universe!
Lightweight 4: "Animals"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
In the fourth Lightweight story, Kevin meets the new foreign exchange student, but doesn't exactly get what he expects! At the same time, it is the return of the Titan robot that Lightweight faced in chapter one, only this time there are six of the robots that almost killed him just three months ago! Plus more with the Gray Man, Andy makes a new friend and the debut of an all new hero!
The Monastery 1: Not a Monster
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
He walked for hundreds of miles. He was a strange figure, not quite man yet not quite monster. He found his way to a monastery high in the mountains of Tibet. There, the man seeks redemption but his quest for peace may never truly be possible. "Not a Monster" is a new tale of adventure that sets a new path for the monster of Victor Frankenstein.
The Spear
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Kanu Ashanti wanted to never return to his homeland. But a deal is a deal. When he returns to his African homeland, he finds a burnt out wasteland. His family is dead, his friends are lost and his entire country is in danger. A strange woman appears and Kanu finds his destiny changed forever, all because of a simple sagai, a strange spear unlike any ever seen.
Lightweight 3: "Flames"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Hellfire menaces the city and only Lightweight can stop him! But when Lightweight learns that the fiery villain is a figure from his own everyday life, can he bring himself to do what it takes to stop the monster?
The Editor
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You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The first story in the Short Shots series, short stories released under a Creative Commons license. "The Editor" introduces the character of Marie Malis, a woman with unusual skills and an even more unusual life. Follow Marie as she completes one of her many edits, a contracted kill of a crime boss, and its aftermath.
UFO: A Timeline Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
It's 1962 and Will Walden has super powers. But in a world suddenly gone mad with metahumans, can he hope to survive as the UFO?
The Rise of Rulah
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
Rulah is really Jane Dodge, intrepid pilot lost in the heart of Africa. But how did Jane become the so-called Jungle Goddess. "The Rise of Rulah" tells the origin of Matt Baker's classic character in full detail as she encounters another would be goddess and two warring tribes in a mystical land on the edge of reality.
Lightweight 2: "Ronin"
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
As Kevin becomes more comfortable with his powers as Lightweight, the threat against him grows greater. A new enemy is assigned to eliminate him, a powerful assassin named Ronin. At the same time, his life is contemplated by his foil at school, a man that also knows his secret identity!
Lightweight: "Dreams" Smashwords Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A hero is born! Kevin Mathis discovers he has fantastic powers. But the sudden arrival of his control over gravity also brings with it a great threat as mysterious villains send a deadly adversary to attack him!
Dracula: Half-Life
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You set the price! Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
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A short story featuring a young woman that suddenly finds herself transformed in to a vampire-like monster from an experiment gone horribly wrong. Now trapped as something not quite human, she must learn the secrets of her transformation, while also hunting down a murderer that stalks her high school. A killer, that may hold the secrets of Dracula's transformation!
The Changents
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
A conspiracy brews in Ceptcon City. Differing factions are jockeying for control. The city's finest are turning a blind eye. Are the water tower murders and the fire at the Capitol Building connected? The Changents are knee-deep in the sewers of the criminal underworld. Discover the true color(s) of these agents of change.
Pirates & Swashbucklers Volume II
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Sea adventures
Pulp Empire's popular anthology of swashbuckling action and adventure returns for a second collection of amazing tales. Inside these pages, you will find five all new novelettes from some of pulp and fantasy's greatest writers.
A Dangerous Place to Live
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Freedom Patton wanders the country helping those in need and searching for his own answers along his way. He finds himself with a twentieth century calling in a twenty-first century world. With the help of a former lover he goes in search of a homeless teenager. But when dark forces start moving through the small towns of Iowa, he quickly ends up stuck in the middle.
Modern Pulp Heroes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
While most New Pulp histories trace their history back to the 20s and 30s, Pulp Empire is proud to introduce eight new stories of pulp fiction action set in the present day. From Terry Alexander's E-31 to Teel James Glenn's Deacon Furie to Caine Dorr's Commander Knight, Modern Pulp Heroes features over half a dozen great New Pulp heroes, many appearing here for the first time!
Invasion Volume One: The New Metahumans
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Milo Olmstead finds himself in an industrial accident that should have killed him. Not only does he find himself alive, he has the abilities that only come from the comic books. Something from the night before does not seem right. Now he must find a way to make it with fantastical powers in a world of realism and paranoia.

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Modern Gods II
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
In 2013, Metahuman Press brought you its first collection of amazing tales of ancient gods of myth in modern day settings. Modern Gods Volume II continues to deliver action-packed tales of gods and heroes in new and different settings! Volume II features modern day adventuers of four all new tales by gods and goddesses Artemis, Hermes, Kali, Set and more!
I Was a Teenage Metahuman
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Metahuman Press celebrates the history of the teenage hero with a new anthology dedicated to the adventures of such young men and women. Six authors introduce their own characters that may very well be the new teen heroes of the 21st century. Featuring Caine Dorr, David Perlmutter, Mark Oldfield, Nicholas Ahlhelm, Travis Hiltz & Wayne Ligon!
Doc Claus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
This isn't the St. Nick you know! One part comedy, one part parody and all adventure! Doc Claus flies out of his not-so-secret base to fight evil in five all-new adventures by Terry Alexander, Greg Daniel, Travis Hiltz, Robbie Lizhini and M.H. Norris!
Aliens Among Us
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,360. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
No trope may be as popular in pulp science fiction as the alien come to Earth. Now Pulp Empire celebrates the Aliens Among Us with ten new stories of alien invasion, abduction and action!
Presidential Pulp
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
How well do you really know the Presidents of the United States? Sure, the names may be familiar, but do you know the details and secrets of their lives? Or know the adventures that might have been? Presidential Pulp takes five great Presidents from the past and reinvents them in great adventure tales.
Pulp Empire Volume 5
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
The fifth volume of Pulp Empire featuring 14 great New Pulp tales!
Heroes of Mars
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,430. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For over a hundred years the savage world of Mars has lived in the minds of generations of readers around the world! Now fans can enjoy new adventures in the grand sword and sandals tradition of the original tales! Inside you will find five all new adventures set across the mythic Martian landscape.
Pirates & Swashbucklers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,430. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Arrr! Pulp Empire brings 17 new stories of pirate pulp adventure to Smashwords! Teel James Glenn, Kameron M. Franklin, Cynthia Ward and more provide stories that run the gamut of pirate adventure in the past, present and future.

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