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General Ironfist

“General Ironfist” is a Sailor Steve Costigan short story by Robert E. Howard. It was originally published in the June 1934 issue of Jack Dempsey’s Fight Magazine. Howard earned $35 for the sale of this story which is now in the public domain. 

The Fightin’est Pair

‘The Fightin’est Pair’ is a Sailor Steve Costigan short story by Robert E. Howard. It was originally published in the November 1931 issue of Action Stories as ‘Breed of Battle’. It is now in the public domain. Alternative titles are: ‘Breed of Battle’ and ‘Samson had a soft spot’.

Breed of Battle

‘Breed of Battle’ is a Sailor Steve Costigan short story by Robert E. Howard. It was originally published in the November 1931 issue of Action Stories. It is now in the public domain. Alternative titles are: ‘The fightin’est pair’ and ‘Samson had a soft spot’.

The Voice of El-lil

THE VOICE OF EL-LIL is an adventure tale. An Englishman and an American venture into Somaliland where they discover a tribe of people who have not advanced/progressed with the rest of the world and have remained as they were about 3,000 years earlier.

First published in Oriental Stories Volume 1 Number 1, October/November 1930.

Queen of the Black Coast

“Queen of the Black Coast” is one of the original short stories about Conan the Cimmerian. First published in Weird Tales magazine in May 1934. Conan becomes a notorious pirate and plunders the coastal villages of Kush alongside Bêlit, a head-strong femme fatale.

Skull-Face

Skull-Face is a fantasy novella by Howard, which appeared as a serial in Weird Tales magazine, beginning in October 1929, and ending in December 1929. It was submitted in 1928 and Weird Tales accepted it for $300.

Dear August

Dear August: Letters, Robert E. Howard to August Derleth 1932-1936. This collection includes all the letters to August Derleth, except for a postcard REH sent to August Derleth.

In 2002, the then-owners of the rights to Robert E. Howard’s works decided to publish a series of three books in order to extend the U.S. copyrights of the unpublished material. Otherwise all this unpublished material would have been public domain in the U.S. after 12/31/2006.

Dear HPL

Dear HPL Letters, Robert E. Howard to H.P. Lovecraft. In 2002, the then-owners of the rights to Robert E. Howard’s works decided to publish a series of three books in order to extend the U.S. copyrights of the unpublished material. Otherwise all this unpublished material would have been public domain in the U.S. after 12/31/2006.

Three books were published – A RHYME OF SALEM TOWN AND OTHER POEMS, DEAR HPL (Howard’s letters to Lovecraft), and DEAR AUGUST (Howard’s letters to August Derleth). 10 copies of each book were to be prepared by Glenn Lord, but fewer than 10 were eventually produced, maybe as few as 6 copies of each.