The Robert E. Howard Foundation Newsletter v1 #1

After completing the seven page first draft of “Rattle of Bones,” REH decided that the story needed another ending and he rewrote the last two pages of the typescript. The seven carbon copy pages of the first draft and the originals to the first version of pages 6 and 7 were archived.

This newsletter version appears as a text version accompanied by scans of the seven carbon copy first draft pages.

The Robert E. Howard Foundation Newsletter v1 #2

Contains several untitled typescripts. The untitled synopses and the note about Hernando de Guzman are copies of Howard typescripts. “The Silver Heel” synopsis is missing the first two pages.
“A Boy, a Beehive, and a Chinaman” is a copy of Howard’s handwritten school theme paper. The untitled poem on page 15 is incomplete. The fragment on the back cover is a color copy of Howard’s typed draft, p. 15, that ends in a synopsis of the remainder of the story.

The Robert E. Howard Foundation Newsletter v1 #3

“While Smoke Rolled” is a facsimile of the Howard typescript of a draft of the story. This story has never been published in this, its original version. This version has Pike Bearfield as the hero; the published version has Breckinridge Elkins in his place. The back cover is a color copy of one of Howard’s onionskin carbons, with the text on the reverse side showing through (typed on both sides to save on paper costs).

The Robert E. Howard Foundation Newsletter v1 #4

The “Pigeons from Hell” draft is a facsimile of the Howard typescript. It is significantly shorter than the final story and does not have the element of revenge that is in the final version.
The list of ruler’s titles covers countries in the Near and Middle East.
The synopsis on the back cover is a color facsimile of the Howard typescript.

The Robert E. Howard Foundation Newsletter v3 #3

“Age”, “Your Money or Your Life” and “Hate’s Dawn” are facsimile copies of pages from The Junto, the circulating journal written by Howard and his friends.
The letter to Emil Petaja and “The Voice of Doom” are copies of Howard typescripts.
The Larry D. Thomas essay was the speech he presented as guest-of-honor at the 2009 Howard Days banquet, June 13 in Cross Plains, TX.
“West Is West” is a facsimile of Howard’s handwritten high school paper.

The Robert E. Howard Foundation Newsletter v9 #1

Front cover illustration is the cover of The Poet’s Scroll for April 1929. This was a very limited circulation poetry magazine, published by Estil Alexander Townsend in Howe, OK, that featured a poem by Howard.
Items authored by Howard are typescripts, except for “Adventure in Arabia” and “Far in Gloomy Northland” which are hand-written.

The Dark Man #4: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies

A chapbook from 1997. Edited by Rusty Burke. 

The Dark Man #4: 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.

Anniversary: Glenn Lord and The Howard Collector

Dennis McHaney put together a book Anniversary: Glenn Lord and The Howard Collector that he published through Lulu last summer. He solicited and received tributes to Glenn from a number of Howard fans. This is a tribute to Glenn Lord from 2011, winner of Robert E. Howard Foundation Award. Subtitled “For the 50th Anniversary of The Howard Collector and the Eightieth Birthday of Glenn Lord”.
An earlier edition of 50 numbered copies, were signed by Glenn Lord and published in June 2011.