03.30.2024 -- Mazz Press is publishing a history book about a family from Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, in particular their first three generations in America. Written by Andrea Mallick Pytak, It's called Hard Coal and Onion Domes. Copies are available to order from the book's web page.

04.17.2022 -- The trailer for our short film "Shadow and the Rabbit (2022)" is online! And a short story about the project was published in "The South Schuylkill News," based in Schuylkill County, Pa.

05.31.2021 -- The sixth novel by Stephen Pytak, Damned If I Don't, is now available to order! The link to buy the book is on our NOVELS page. It's $25 plus tax and shipping. For a limited time, we're offering a special rate for folks who want to buy our fifth and sixth books, Damned If I Do and Damned If I Don't. The only way to get that special rate on those two items is to use the Add to Cart link here. If you have questions, contact us on Facebook or email us at stephenpytak@gmail.com before you order.

04.04.2021 -- Stephen completed another thorough edit of his sixth novel this evening, determined to make it the best it can be. He's hoping to have it available in either May or June.

12.24.2020 -- Happy Holidays! Stephen is putting the finishing touches on his sixth novel, Damned If I Don't, and he hopes to have it out in early 2021. Also, he's producing a CD soundtrack for the book, which will feature music by Bruce A. Marianelli, FLIP and Donna Nye.

12.15.2018 -- NOVELS -- The new edition of our second book, The .40 Caliber Mousehunt, is now available! It features a new supplements section and cover art by Norm Breyfogle. The book is dedicated to Norm, who died in September.

8.26.2018 -- We have moved to a new web host, and will soon be updating some of the pages here. For all the latest announcements, please "like" our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/mazzpress.

11.13.2017 -- The past year, Stephen has been working on his sixth novel, Damned If I Don't. We're considering changes to this website. In the meantime, all links here still work (as far as we know). For the latest news,connect with our Facebook group "The .40 Caliber Mouse: Fans With a Vengeance".

09.06.2016 -- Stephen will unveil his fifth novel, Damned If I Do, in October, at an author event in Columbus, Ohio, where parts of the book take place. The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016 at The Book Loft At German Village, 631 S 3rd St, Columbus, Ohio. He will also have copies of his other novels on hand, as well as his short films on DVD, CD soundtracks for those films, T-shirts and more!

09.06.2016 -- POSTERS -- To promote our fifth book, Damned If I Do, we've printed two posters featuring artwork by Andy Smith. They will be available in early October 2016. Order yours today!

09.06.2016 -- NOVELS -- We posted the description and cover for our fifth novel, Damned If I Do, which will be available on Oct. 16, 2016. Order yours today!

08.07.2016 -- MUSIC & MORE -- The DVD for the documentary "Driven By The Furies (2010)" is once again available! The 2016 re-issue features a new cover, featuring art by Norm Breyfogle.

04.03.2016 -- MUSIC & MORE -- The CD soundtrack for our film Two Twenty-Four (2016) is now available!

01.03.2015 -- THE .40 CALIBER MOUSE PUPPET -- Unveiled at gigs just before Christmas 2014, The .40 Caliber Mouse puppet quickly became a must-have item for fans of our mascot. They're $10 each, but if you buy two of our print books, we'll send you one for FREE!

01.03.2015 -- IN THE WORKS -- Check out samples of artwork for our fifth novel, Damned If I Do.

08.20.2014 -- EVENTS -- Hope to see YOU Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at the Lehigh Valley Comic Con in Schnecksville, Pa.!

08.20.2014 -- MUSIC & MORE -- The 2014 release of the DVD and CD for our film "Dancing Shadows (2012)" is now available!

03.18.2014 -- TWITTER -- Follow us on Twitter, @mazzpress.

03.17.2014 -- MUSIC & MORE -- HAPPY ST. PATRICK'S DAY! We've added the CD soundtrack for our novel The Wild Damned to the catalog!

10.26.2013 -- Copies of the DVD and CD soundtrack for our film "The Purest Heart (2013)" are on sale NOW! You'll find them in our CATALOG in the MUSIC & MORE section.

05.15.2013 -- Katerina Blues is now available in print! Visit the NOVELS page to order your copy today.

04.01.2013 -- NEWS -- The second and third books in the series, The .40 Caliber Mousehunt and The Wild Damned, are both available as ebooks! Visit the LINKS page to buy the ebooks from your favorite ebook vendor. NOTE: The ebooks do not contain all the commissioned artwork or any of the supplements. So, for the full experience, purchase the print editions by visiting our NOVELS page.

02.14.2013 -- HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! -- We're still carefully editing our fourth novel, Katerina Blues, but it will be out in the very near future. Author Stephen Pytak wants it to be perfect. It is a love letter to his fans.

11.19.2012 -- NOVELS -- We posted the description and cover for our fourth novel, Katerina Blues, due out 5.1.13.

10.13.2012 -- MUSIC & MORE -- The DVD and CD for "Dancing Shadows" are now available!

10.12.2012 -- Our latest short film "Dancing Shadows" will be shown 2p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Pottsville Free Public Library in Pottsville, Pa.

03.08.2012 -- Angel 116 at The Schuykill Filmmakers Showcase on April 20! Dracula's Ball on May 5! There's a lot to look forward to!

03.08.2012 -- NEWS -- Our first novel, The .40 Caliber Mouse, is now available as an ebook! Visit the LINKS page to buy the ebooks from your favorite ebook vendor. NOTE: The ebook does not contain all the commissioned artwork or any of the supplements. So, for the full experience, purchase the print edition by visiting our NOVELS page. 

09.5.2011 -- MUSIC & MORE -- Angel 116, a film by Stephen Pytak, and the CD soundtrack have been added to our catalog. These are available for pre-order, and will be available 10.21.2011. Angel 116 picks up nearly two years after Stephen Pytak's second novel, The .40 Caliber Mousehunt. Enjoy!

07.02.2011 -- NEWS -- To promote the Mazz Press release of the first novel in The .40 Caliber Mouse series, we've allowed "Marci" to take over the website's flag. The artwork is by Dash Martin. It's cool to compare her to artist Norm Breyfogle's version of the character who's peeking out of the field of blue to the left of the screen. Both are amazing works of art.

07.02.2011 -- IN THE WORKS -- We've posted some news about work on the fourth entry in The .40 Caliber Mouse series. Meet our cover model, Bell Marie as "Katerina."

05.13.2011 -- MUSIC & MORE -- With Love, a film by Stephen Pytak, "Shooting Stars," a CD Maxi Single of a song written by "Corinn," and Driven By The Furies, the Mazz Press documentary, are among the items that have been added to our catalog. ENJOY!