REH: Two-Gun Raconteur #6

Damon Sasser’s REH: Two-Gun Raconteur i#6 from 2004. Contains the story ‘Under the Baobab Tree’ by Howard. Also a Red Nails art portfolio by Gene Day and several articles.

In the mid-1970s, when the Robert E. Howard Boom was just beginning, REH: Two-Gun Raconteur was on the cutting edge of Howard Fandom. During those heady days there was a continuous stream of hardback books, paperbacks, magazines, comics, chapbooks, fanzines, art portfolios and one-shot publications all devoted to the gifted author and poet from Cross Plains, Texas. When the Boom eventually faded out in the late eighties, the fans and admirers of Robert E. Howard still carried the torch, waiting for a time when Howard would return and that time has come. While not on as grand a scale as the earlier boom, it is nonetheless a great time to be a Howard fan.

Two-Gun Bob: A Centennial Study of Robert E. Howard

This anthology of essays offers a centenary tribute to Howard and his literary achievement. He was regarded as the founder of Sword & Sorcery, and his tales for the pulp magazines of his day included oriental and historical adventures, fantasy, horror, boxing stories, tall-tale Westerns, detection, and science fiction, as well as the stories of Conan the Cimmerian for which he is most widely known. He was also a gifted poet.