Mike Philbin's first novel "Red Hedz" was published in 1989 by Creation Press, London under the Michael Paul Peter pseudonym.
In 2001 his novel "Szmonhfu" was published by Eraserhead Press under the Hertzan Chimera pen name. His first fully illustrated short story collection "Animal Instincts" was published by Double Dragon Press in 2004. Philbin has edited/published six annual editions of "Chimeraworld" in themed short fiction paperback format.
Anti-corporate novels "Bukkakeworld" and "Planet of the Owls" were published in July 2008 by Silverthought Press, New York. Surrealist novels "Yoroppa" and "View From A Stolen Window" were published in 2011 by sci-fi-cafe press and Chimericana Books. 2013 saw the publication of "Custodian" (free planet 1) and "Tandem" (war world 1) by Chimericana Books. 2013 saw the publication of "Liberator" (free planet 2) and "Watcher" (war world 2) by Chimericana Books.
Philbin professes to 'detest the mainstream' and 'cannot understand how such emotionless Franchise Writing can satisfy the creative needs of the writer, OR the reader'. He speaks reasonable French, some German and basic Japanese.
All rights-returned novels have now been republished by Chimericana Books in ebook, Kindle and 5" by 8" paperback.