The Dark Man #1: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies

A chapbook from 1990. Edited by Rusty Burke. 

The Dark Man: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the academic study of Robert E. Howard’s literary legacy as well as the literary historical and print culture contexts associated with it. The journal seeks to publish full-length articles, brief critical notes and commentaries, bibliographies, reviews of books, and other scholarship that treats Howard’s life, time, literary work, and associated topics such as Weird Tales, H.P. Lovecraft, and the concept of a transhistorical pulp fiction aesthetic.

The Dark Man #3: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies

A chapbook from 1993. Edited by Rusty Burke. 

The Dark Man #3: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the academic study of Robert E. Howard’s literary legacy as well as the literary historical and print culture contexts associated with it. The journal seeks to publish full-length articles, brief critical notes and commentaries, bibliographies, reviews of books, and other scholarship that treats Howard’s life, time, literary work, and associated topics such as Weird Tales, H.P. Lovecraft, and the concept of a transhistorical pulp fiction aesthetic.

Risque Stories no. 5

This chapbook from 1987. “Hell Cat of Hong Kong” is one of five stories featuring REH character John Gorman.
John Gorman was created by Robert E. Howard in an untitled synopsis for a “spicy” adventure story.

Marc A. Cerasini and Charles Hoffman took this synopsis and used it as a basis for a short story, “She-Cats of Samarkand.” The story was published under the byline of Sam Walser, a pseudonym REH used when he wrote for the “spicy” pulps.

The Cimmerian volume 3 Awards

Features full coverage of the second annual Cimmerian Awards, including a report on Awards Night in Cross Plains, interviews with all of the winners, full breakdowns of the voting with charts and percentages, hundreds of comments and opinions from voters in each category, and breaking information on future projects. Also includes three never-before-seen panels of Dalmatius art not available in any other issue.