Novels

Intensity

Manuscript

Release Date: c. 1994-5
The manuscript of this title has appeared in the collector’s market in three known states:

First state

435 type-written, photocopied, unbound pages
Released by the William Morris Agency
First page states “Intensity by Dean Koontz”
Page two includes a statement by the William Morris Agency regarding the photocopy to save paper

Second state

457 type-written, photocopied, square-bound pages
Cover states “Final Draft including all copy-editing corrections”
First page has dedication not included in first state

Third state

Same as second state with the following changes
Bound with clear Mylar cover and black backing cover
First page uses final release cover art

Uncorrected Proof

Release Date: 1995
Format: Trade paperback in plain orange wraps
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Page Count: 308
States: “THIS IS AN UNCORRECTED PROOF” on cover
Cover lists a release date of “12 January 1996”
Promotion information on the first page states “464 pages” for the trade edition.

Advance Reader’s Edition

Release Date: 1995
Format: Trade paperback w/ trade hardcover cover art
Page Count: 308

Limited Edition Hardcover

Release Date: 1995
Copyright: Copyright © 1995 by Dean R. Koontz
Special contents copyright © 1995 by The Franklin Library
The frontispiece illustration by Ed Solari Jr.
Publisher: The Franklin Library, The Signed First Edition Society
Page Count: 308p +24 unnumbered
States: No statement of printing
Smyth-sown and bound in red leather with avy blue ribbon bookmark.
Acid-free paper, gilded edges, marbled endpapers.
Loose double-sided sheet included, letter from the society chairman w/ a description of Koontz and this story along with reviewer quotes.
Issued without dust jacket.

Trade Hardcover

Release Date: January 3, 1996
Copyright: Copyright © 1995 by Dean R. Koontz
Publisher: This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf
Page Count: 308
ISBN-10: 0-679-42525-X
Cover Price: $25.00
States: “First Trade Edition”

“A signed first edition of this book has been privately printed by The Franklin Library”

600,000 copy 1st printing

Book Club Edition

Release Date: January 1996
Format: Reprint of the trade hardcover edition
Page Count: 308
Book Club ID: #03112
Does include UPC and ISBN (same as trade hardcover) on back of dj. This UPS does not include a price for the book nor is there a price on the front dj flap.

Large Print Trade Paperback

Release Date: January 13, 1996
Format: Trade paperback w/ trade hardcover cover art
Publisher: Random House Large Print
Page Count: 500
ISBN-10: 0-679-76503-4
Cover Price: $25.00
States: No statement of printing

Audio (Cassette)

Release Date: January 13, 1996
Copyright: Copyright © 1995 by Dean Koontz
℗ 1995 Random House, Inc
Publisher: Random House Audio
Read By: Kate Burton
Length: Unabridged / 12 hours · 12 cassettes
ISBN-10: 0-679-44916-7
Original List Price: $39.95

First Mass Market Paperback

Release Date: November 1996
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Page Count: 436
ISBN-10: 0-345-38436-9
Cover Price: $7.99
States: “First Ballantine Book Domestic Edition: November 1996” and “10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1”
Second printing of this edition has a photo from the miniseries on the cover and states “NOW A FOX TELEVISION NEWWORK MINI-SERIES”.

Trade Paperback

Release Date: November 1997
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Page Count: 308
ISBN-10: 0-345-41948-0
Cover Price: $12.95
States: “First Ballantine Books Trade Paperback Edition: October 1997” and “10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1”

Second Mass Market Paperback

Release Date: November 2000
Publisher: Bantam Books
Page Count: 436
ISBN-10: 0-553-58291-7
Cover Price: $7.99
States: “Bantam mass market edition / November 2000” and “10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1”
Listed here due to the number line indicating a first printing.

Audiobook (CD)

Release Date: June 26, 2006
Copyright: © 1995 by Dean Koontz
℗ 1995 by Random House, Inc.
Publisher: Random House Audio
Read By: Kate Burton
Length: UNABRIDGED 11 HOURS, 30 MINUTES 10 COMPACT DISCS
ISBN-10: 0-7393-3425-5
Cover Price: $29.95

Bantam Reissue Mass Market Paperback

Release Date: August 2006
Publisher: Bantam Books
Page Count: 436p (+16 unnumbered pages)
ISBN-10: 0-553-58291-7
ISBN-13: 978-0-553-58291-8
Cover Price: $7.99
States: “Bantam mass market reissue / August 2006” and “OPM 23 22 21 20 19 18 17 16 15 14”
Technically this is the 14th printing of the second mass market paperback edition. The cover is red and in the style of the original release of the Velocity mass market paperback. The unnumbered pages in the back of this edition contain the first two chapters of The Husband.

Premium Paperback

Release Date: January 31, 2012
Publisher: Bantam Books
Page Count: 436
ISBN-13: 978-0-345-53337-1
Cover Price: $9.99
States: “Bantam Books mass market edition: February 2012” and “2 4 6 8 9 7 5 3 1”

Audio (MP3-CD)

Release Date: May 22, 2018 (April 19, 2018)
Copyright: © 1996 by Dean Koontz
℗ 2018 by Brilliance Publishing, Inc.
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Read By: Frankie Corzo
Length: [Unabridged] 1 disc / 13 hours : 4 minutes of listening
ISBN-13: 978-1-5436-9870-1
Cover Price: $19.99
The official release date was 5/22/18 yet my copy from Amazon.com arrived on 4/19/18.

Notes

Other editions:

First mass market paperback 2nd printing
UK ARC
UK trade hardcover 2nd printing
UK Headline mass market paperback 4th printing
Russian hardcover

Ads:

Bookstore ad, probably a dump topper (eBay) [I hope the person who outbid me was also named Michael.]

Last updated on November 11th, 2018