The Cimmerian #2 volume 2

Features Part One of our comprehensive coverage of the new five-volume set of Howard titles from the Bison Books imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, an article about improving pastiches by Rick McCollum, a special collectible offer for Cimmerian readers direct from Cross Plains, a meaty and contentious Lion’s Den, and more.

The Cimmerian #5 volume 3

Features a symposium on the fortieth anniversary of the release of Conan the Adventurer, the book that spawned the first Howard Boom. Includes a wide-ranging analysis of the Lancer series and its legacy by Gary Romeo, a detailed look at the creation of Frank Frazetta’s Conan covers by Tony Avacato, a reminiscence of Lancer, L. Sprague de Camp and Larry Shaw by Richard Lupoff, a comparison of the current Howard Boom to the historic Lancer boom by Leon Nielsen, poetry by James Ruffini, The Lion’s Den, and more.