Richard Matheson

Richard Burton Matheson

(b.1926)

Other Matheson links:

Sci-Fi Masters: Richard Matheson
Tor: About Richard Matheson

Bio:

Born in Allendale, 20th of February. Worked extensively in TV and film, including among others the classic Twilight Zone episode "Little Girl Lost".

His son, Richard Christian Matheson is also a writer with one book to his name so far (Created By).

Bibliography:

Bid Time Return
1975
Born of Man and Woman
Short story collection (aka Third from the Sun?)
June 1991, Buccaneer Books Hardcover ISBN:0-899-66837-2
Darker: Three Novels of Suspense
June 1988, Scream Press Hardcover ISBN:0-910-48905-X
Earthbound
August 1994, Tor Books ISBN:0-312-85712-8
August 1995, Tor Books Mass Market Paperback Reprint Edition ISBN:0-812-54810-8 Amazon.com ordering info
Fury on Sunday
1953
Hellhouse
1971
I Am Legend
Collection of one novella and ten short stories (?)
1954
Filmed in 1964 as The Last Man on Earth. Buy/rent it from reel.com Remade in 1971 as The Omega Man Buy/rent it from reel.com. A new version possibly staring Schwarzenegger is being made.
1954, Fawcet Gold Medal
July 1995, Tor Books Paperback ISBN:0-812-52300-8
February 1996, Buccaneer Books Hardcover Reprint Edition ISBN:0-899-66838-0 Amazon.com ordering info
October 1997, Tor Books Paperback ISBN:0-312-86504-X Amazon.com ordering info
Richard Matheson: Collected Stories
1989, Scream Press
September 1993, Scream Press Hardcover ISBN:0-910-48910-6
Seven Steps to Midnight
January 1995, Tor Books Mass Market Paperback Reprint Edition ISBN:0-812-55057-9
Shock
Short story collection
1961
Shock II
1964
Short story collection
Shock III
1966
Short story collection
Shock Waves
Short story collection
1970
The Shores of Space
anthology
1957
The Shrinking Man
Made into a film in 1957. Buy/rent it from reel.com
Somewhere in Time
Made into a film in 1980 starring Chrisopher Reeve and Jane Seymour. Buy/rent it from reel.com
July 1985, Ballantine Books ISBN:0-345-33111-7
A Stir of Echoes
1958
What Dreams May Come
Apparently being made into a film.
1978

"Born of Man and Woman"
1950
"Brother to the Machine"
November 1952, If
"Buried Talents"
"Death Ship"
Basis for the Twilight Zone episode of the same title.
March 1953, Fantastic Story Magazine
"Dissapearing Act"
Basis for the Twilight Zone episode "And When the Sky Was Opened"
March 1953, F&SF
The Foodlegger
April 1952, Thrilling Wonder Stories
"Girl Of My Dreams"
October 1963, F&SF
"I Am Legend"
novella
"Little Girl Lost"
Basis for the Twilight Zone episode of the same title.
November 1953, Amazing Stories
"Mute"
Basis for the Twilight Zone episode of the same title.
1962 in The Fiend in You
"Nightmare at 20,000 Feet"
Basis for the Twilight Zone episode of the same title. Buy/rent it from reel.com
1961 in Alone by Night
"Prey"
Basis for "The Zuni Fetish Doll" in the film Trilogy of Terror Buy/rent it from reel.com
"Sorry, Right Number"
Basis for the Twilight Zone episode "Night Call"
November 1953, Beyond
"Steel"
Basis for the Twilight Zone episode of the same title. Buy/rent it from reel.com
May 1965, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction
"Third From the Sun"
Basis for the Twilight Zone episode of the same title. Buy/rent it from reel.com
October 1950, Galaxy

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