Contains poems and stories and also cover artwork from McHaney publications throughout, as well as other cover and interior artwork from magazines containing Howard stories.
This is a print on demand book. The Robert E. Howard Reader Volume One is a collection of many of Robert E. Howard’s great adventure stories. None of these stories in The Robert E. Howard Reader are found in the two Del Rey “best of” collections, making it a great companion piece to those volumes.
The Iron Man & Other Tales of the Ring is a collection of short stories about boxing by Robert E. Howard. It was first published in 1976 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. in an edition of 1,600 copies.
More boxing stories by Howard. One of these tales was first published in The Magic Carpet Magazine in January 1934, two others were printed posthumously in ‘The Howard Collector’, the remainder appear in print here for the first time. Brief introduction by Darrell C. Richardson.
This issue actually contains two Howard stories. ‘Alleys of Darkness’ where he used the pseudonym Patrick Ervin and ‘The Shadow of the Vulture’.
“The Shadow of the Vulture” is a short story, first published in The Magic Carpet Magazine, January 1934. The story introduces the character of Red Sonya of Rogatino, who later became the inspiration for the popular character Red Sonja, archetype of the chainmail-bikini clad female warrior. The latter has little in common other than the name and that she is a warrior.