The Black Cat

story by Edgar Allen Poe, published August 19, 1843

Publication History

  • Published in Philadelphia United States Saturday Post magazine
  • Reprinted in Weird Tales magazine
  • Collected in Great Tales of Terror & the Supernatural (1944) edited by Herbert A. Wise, Phyllis Fraser
  • Collected in The Best Horror Stories (1977)
  • Collected in Fantastic Worlds (1979) edited by Eric S. Rabkin
  • Collected in Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (1979) edited by Leonard Wolf
  • Collected in The Fall of the House of Usher (1986) by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Collected in Charles Keeping's Book of Classic Ghost Stories (1986) edited by Charles Keeping
  • Collected in Visions of Poe (1988) by Edgar Allen Poe
    • Photos by Simon Marsden
  • Collected in The Best Horror Stories (1990)
  • Collected in Great Tales of Madness and the Macabre (1990) edited by Charles Ardai
  • Collected in Tales of Mystery and Terror (1990) by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Reprinted in Skeleton Crew magazine
  • Collected in The Gold-Bug and Other Tales (1991) by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Collected in Great Tales of the Supernatural (1992) edited by Stephanie Dowrick
  • Collected in Horrorscape (1993) edited by Gary Goshgarian
  • Collected in Ghostly Tales and Eerie Poems of Edgar Allan Poe (1993) by Edgar Allen Poe
    • Illustrated by Larry Schwinger
  • Collected in Selected Tales (1994) by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Collected in Tales of Terror and the Supernatural (1994)
  • Collected in Thrillers (1994)
  • Collected in Wolf's Complete Book of Terror (1994) edited by Leonard Wolf
  • Collected in American Gothic Tales (1996) edited by Joyce Carol Oates
  • Collected in Creepy Classics (1997) edited by Doris Stuart
  • Collected in Selected Tales (1998) edited by David Van Leer by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Collected in The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales (1998) by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Collected in The Raven and the Monkey's Paw (1998)
  • Collected in The Pit and the Pendulum and Other Stories (1999) edited by Christopher Bigsby by Edgar Allen Poe
  • Collected in Rosebud Graphic Classics #1: Edgar Allan Poe (2001)
  • Collected in The Raven & Other Poems and Tales (2001) by Edgar Allen Poe
    • Illustrated by Daniel Alan Green
  • Collected in Edgar Allan Poe's Dark Dreams (2002) by Edgar Allen Poe

Adaptation History

Results marked with a * have user comments.

  1. Black Cat, The (1934)
  2. Black Cat, The (1941)
  3. Black Cat, The (1966)
  4. Gatto nero, Il (1981)
  5. Gatto nero, Il (1989)
  6. Black Cat, The (1995)

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