The Dark Man #5: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies

A chapbook from 2001. Edited by Frank Coffman. 

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 V11N2: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies

‘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 Cimmerian volume 1 Index

Features a comprehensive series of indexes and supplementary material covering the first year of The Cimmerian (Volume 1, Numbers 1–5, 2004). Includes Title Indexes, Author and Subject Indexes, Contributor’s Guide, a Catalogue of Art and more.

This special index issue is only available in a deluxe edition, and is the perfect capstone to your deluxe Volume 1 collection.

The Cimmerian #1 volume 2

Features a pictorial article about a new Howardian discovery by Rob Roehm, essays by Gary Romeo and David A. Hardy exploring the influence of history on Howard’s fiction, plus verse from Darrell Schweitzer, a huge Letters column, art, and more.

The Cimmerian #4 volume 2

Features complete coverage of the 2005 Robert E. Howard Days festival, including thousands of words of commentary from a variety of attendees. Also features an article on Howard’s personal library by [redacted], a look at a rare collectible — inscribed by Howard himself — from Joseph Linzalone, a poem about Howard by Frank Coffman, numerous pictures, a variety of letters in The Lion’s Den, and more.

The Cimmerian volume 2 Index

Features a comprehensive series of indexes and supplementary material covering the first year of The Cimmerian (Volume 1, Numbers 1–5, 2004). Includes Title Indexes, Author and Subject Indexes, Contributor’s Guide, a Catalogue of Art and more.

This special index issue is only available in a deluxe edition, and is the perfect capstone to your deluxe Volume 1 collection.

The Cimmerian #1 volume 3

Features an important biographical essay by Rusty Burke, a series of scans featuring rarely seen REH biographical documents, a short article on Howard’s use of guns by J. D. Charles, the beginning of an ambitious Hyborian poetry cycle by Richard L. Tierney, coverage of the recent Cross Plains Fire, an obituary of Howard heir Zora Mae Bryant, art, letters, and more.

The Cimmerian #2 volume 3

Features full coverage of the January 21, 2006 centennial celebration in Fort Worth, Texas, an essay on Howard creating a horror milieu in reaction to Lovecraft, more coverage of the December 27, 2005 Cross Plains fire, a historical vignette about a Howard lawsuit by Glenn Lord, poetry by Darrell Schweitzer, a jam-packed Lion’s Den, and more.

The Cimmerian #3 volume 3

Features a comprehensive essay on the relationship between REH and J.R.R. Tolkien in the fantasy field, another essay on Howard’s fascination with notorious western outlaw John Wesley Hardin, an all-new interview with someone who knew the Howards, poetry, art, The Lion’s Den, and more.

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