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 5: "Answers"
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 2,280. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,660. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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"
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,870. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,600. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,280. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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"
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 1,230. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,980. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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"
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: Free! Words: 12,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2013 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
You set the price! Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2013 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Darrell Albert
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,350. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,550. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 54,200. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,880. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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!
Living Legends Book I: Old Soldiers
By Nicholas Ahlhelm
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,650. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
They disappeared seventy years ago: a group of mystery men and women from the forties. They reappeared in the modern day, lost in time, cut off from the lives they knew and up against a world vastly changed from the one they knew. Over a dozen heroes trapped in a world they never made. Not all of them will survive the experience…
Invasion Volume One: The New Metahumans
By Mark Oldfield
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,330. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012 by Metahuman Press. Category: Fiction
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.

Books

Modern Gods II
By Metahuman Press
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014. Category: Fiction
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
By Metahuman Press
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Fiction
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
By Metahuman Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction
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!
Horror Heroes (standard edition)
By Metahuman Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,350. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
Dracula, the Wolf-Man, Frankenstein's Monster, the Mummy. These are names that have haunted children's dreams for decades. Authors Nicholas Ahlhelm, Darrell & Darrin Albert, Travis Hiltz & Richard Evans reinvent these monster tropes into four all new superheroes with a dark tint.
Aliens Among Us
By Metahuman Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,360. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2012. Category: Fiction
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
By Metahuman Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,300. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction
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
By Metahuman Press
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,990. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
The fifth volume of Pulp Empire featuring 14 great New Pulp tales!
Heroes of Mars
By Metahuman Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,430. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
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.
Heroes & Heretics: A Pulp Empire Anthology
By Metahuman Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 134,560. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Fiction
Pulp Empire debuts its biggest anthology ever with 19 stories that run the gamut from heroic sword & sorcery to outer space adventure. Heroes & Heretics brings some of the most talented new stars of pulp together in one massive collection of great pulp fiction!
Pirates & Swashbucklers
By Metahuman Press
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,430. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
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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