This collection was envisioned as a catch-all: Tevis Clyde Smith for the Robert E. Howard fan and scholar. It contains all of the known pieces that Smith wrote about Howard, contributed to Howard fan publications, or co-authored with Howard. It also contains many of the pieces Smith wrote while Howard was still alive: items from The Tattler, The Junto, and other publications, as well as the few, never-before published letters from Smith to Howard.

Contents

  • vii • Introduction: Tevis Clyce Smith, Jr. • essay by Rusty Burke
  • 2 •  ”Bob With Cap”, circa 1930 • interior artwork by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 3 • Author’s Preface: How the Stories Came to Be • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 5 • The Lure of the North • (1923) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 5 • Censors! • (1923) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 6 • The Last Up • (1923) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 8 • Under the Great Tiger • (1923) • short story by Robert E. Howard and Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 9 •  Letter Excerpt: To Tevis Clyde Smith, June 22, 1923 • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 9 • Editorial (The All-Around Magazine #5) • (1923) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 10 • Mystery of the King’s Snuff Box • (1923) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 10 •  Letter Excerpt: To Tevis Clyde Smith, July 30, 1923 • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 11 •  Letter to Robert E. Howard, August 2, 1923 • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 14 • Hoots Mon or A Hot Night in London • (1923) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 16 • Christmas Wreathes • (1923) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 17 • The Adventures of the Blond Snuff Dipper • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 20 • Twenty Years of Sticking Plaster • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 24 • This Oriental Bunk • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 25 • De Soto • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 27 • The Slumberjack of Nota Dam or Victor Hugo’s Nightmare • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 29 • Why Wash Your Neck or One Hundred and Fifty Years Later • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 33 • Jean’s Christmas • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 35 • The Powers of Deduction • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 36 • My Newspaper Life • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 38 • The Half-Wit of Notre Blame • (1924) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 39 • Cards of Fate • (1925) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 43 • Diogenes of Today • (1971) • short story by Robert E. Howard and Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 52 • Excerpt: Post Oaks and Sand Roughs • (1990) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 53 • Comment on Tevis Clyde Smith • (1925) • essay by uncredited
  • 53 • Noted Remarks of Un-Noted Authors • (1925) • short fiction by uncredited
  • 54 • Little Journeys to Homes of the Bunk • (1925) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 56 • Hell • (1925) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 57 •  Letter to Robert E. Howard, circa Fall 1925 (“Noticed the new ‘Tattler’ the other day…”) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 58 • Autumn Leaves • (1926) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 59 • Memphis • (1927) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 60 • A Note on Bob Howard, “The Junto”, date unknown • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 60 •  Letter Excerpt: To Tevis Clyde Smith, circa March 1928 • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 61 • Gods in Arcady, “The Junto”, date unknown • short fiction by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 63 •  Letter to Robert E. Howard, circa Summer 1928 (“Life is beautiful as hell…”) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 66 •  Hello! • (1929) • interior artwork by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 66 • Hello! • (1929) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 67 • Flashback • (1929) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 69 • Heigho Among the Redmen • (1930) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 74 • Comments in “The Junto” • (1928) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 77 • Red Blades of Black Cathay • non-genre • (1931) • novelette by Robert E. Howard and Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 108 • Excerpt: To Smith, circa July 1930 (“I quote from a letter to Farnsworth Wright…”) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 108 • Excerpt: To Smith, circa November 1930 • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 109 • Eighttoes Makes a Play • (1971) • short story by Robert E. Howard and Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 123 • Alternative Ending • short fiction by Robert E. Howard and Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 127 • Excerpt: To Smith, circa July 1930 • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 128 • Rough Love Pays • (1976) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 134 • The Phantom Athlete • (1975) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 139 • Hindu Evil • (1976) • short story by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 159 • The Man Who Wanted to Forget Himself • (1930) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 164 • Anne Gordon’s Earful • (1930) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 169 • Fashions in Duels • (1930) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 177 • Brooding Nature of Pioneers • (1931) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 180 • Excerpt: To Smith, ca. December 1930 • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 181 •  Letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, circa March 1931 (“Fear Finn: / I don’t have to tell you how sorry I am about the Vinsons…”) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 183 •  Letter to Robert E. Howard, circa March 1931 (“Fear Dunn: / Well, I have seen ‘Cimarron…”) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 187 •  Letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, circa March 1931 (“Well, Fear Finn: / Heigho for sunny San Antonio…”) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 190 • Mysinger’s Black Gold • (1931) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 193 • Horns to Remind Us • (1931) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 195 •  Letter to Robert E. Howard, March 23, 1932 • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 196 • Excerpt: To Tevis Clyde Smith, circa April 1932 • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 198 •  ”Bob with Hat” circa 1930 • interior artwork by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 199 • Incidents • (1962) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 200 • Pristine • (1962) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 201 • The Closed Door • (1966) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 202 • Night Sky • (1964) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 203 • Denouement • (1965) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 204 • Ballade of Some Howard Heroes • (1976) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 205 • Questions • (1976) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 207 • Background to “Questions” • (1976) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 208 • John Bourbon • (1977) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 209 • Wulfdene • (1977) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 210 • Trouble with Tezcatlipoca • (1977) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 211 • On an Ancient Shore • (1977) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 212 • What Robert Howard Said One Wednesday Night • (1978) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 213 • Paganini • (1978) • poem by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 217 • Adventurer in Pulp • (1956) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 220 • A Friend of Long Ago • (1980) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 221 • Report on a Writing Man • (1963) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 228 • Conversation on the Bridge: A Play in One Act • (1966) • short fiction by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 231 • Foreword to “The Shadow of the Hun” • (1975) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith (variant of Foreword (Shadow of the Hun))
  • 233 • Foreword to “The Grim Land and Others” • (1976) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 235 • The Devil’s Woodchopper • (1976) • short story by Robert E. Howard and Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 247 • New Book Released About Robert E. Howard • (1978) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 249 • Excerps from “Texas giant heads for the silver screen” • (1981) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 250 • In Regard to This Book and This Author • (1991) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith (variant of In Regard to This Book and the Author 1986)
  • 252 •  ”Picture of Bob Taken in 1930″ • interior artwork by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 253 • “So Far the Poet…” • (1991) • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 266 •  Bob and Patch • (1956) • interior artwork by Tevis Clyde Smith

Notes

Edited by Rusty Burke and Rob Roehm
Cover design by Jim Keegan
Print on demand

Photos other than those taken by Smith are not included in the contents.
Price and date from The Robert E. Howard Foundation web site.
The three letters on pp.183-189 are under the single heading “Exchange of Letters”.

Publisher: REH Foundation Press
Year : December 2010
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket | Trade Paperback  (6 x 9 inches)
Pages : xxxviii plus 266
Cover : Photograph of Tevis Clyde Smith
Illustrations : None (photographs inside)
Cover design by Jim Keegan

This collection was envisioned as a catch-all: Tevis Clyde Smith for the Robert E. Howard fan and scholar. It contains all of the known pieces that Smith wrote about Howard, contributed to Howard fan publications, or co-authored with Howard. It also contains many of the pieces Smith wrote while Howard was still alive: items from The Tattler, The Junto, and other publications, as well as the few, never-before published letters from Smith to Howard.

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