Skeleton Crew (1985) is the second published anthology of short stories by Stephen King. The first collection, Night Shift was published seven years prior in 1978. Different Seasons, a collection of four novellas, was published between the two in 1982. Skeleton Crew was originally published in hardcover form by Putnam (512 pages). It has been reprinted multiple times in the years since in both hardcover and paperback forms. A limited edition of 1,000 copies was published by Scream Press in 1986 featuring illustrations by J.K. Potter.