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.

The Dark Man #6: 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 V3N1 (#10): The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies

Edited by Mark Hall. The Dark Man V3N1. Contains several drafts of ‘The Isle of Eons’.

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.

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.

The Robert E. Howard Guide

This is the English translation of ‘Le Guide Howard’ by Patrice Louinet. Too bad I missed out on the limited, signed edition of the hardcover version. Patrice Louinet is the editor of the definitive, three-volume, Conan series (Rising Star and Del Rey books). He is also on the board of directors of the Robert E. Howard Foundation and is a well-known Howard scholar.

Fists of Iron Round 1

The Collected Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard: Fists of Iron Round 1.

The REH Foundation have made a beautiful four-volume series that presents the Collected Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard. The first round measures in at 420 pages, and will be printed in hardback with dust jacket. Cover art by Tom Gianni and introduction by Christopher Gruber. 

Fists of Iron Round 2

The Collected Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard: Fists of Iron Round 2.

The REH Foundation have made a beautiful four-volume series that presents the Collected Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard. This volume features the first half of the collected Sailor Steve Costigan yarns and measures in at 330 pages (plus introductory material). Introduction by Mark Finn.

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