Oversized trade paperback. Introduction by Ben Szumskyj. ‘An Introduction to the Life and Works of Robert E. Howard’ and an interview with Glenn Lord by Joe Marek. An untitled dark fantasy/Cthulhu Mythos style story featuring John O’Dare by Robert E. Howard; ‘A Short History of the Conan Typescripts’ by Patrice Louniet and much more.

Contents

  • 4 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind • interior artwork by Gary Gianni
  • 6 • Introduction (Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind) • essay by Benjamin Szumskyj [as by Ben Szumskyj]
  • 6 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (In the Service of Belit: Battle Scarred) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 8 • An Introduction to the Life and Works of Robert E. Howard • essay by Joe Marek
  • 8 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (REH) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 9 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 10 • An Untitled Story (“The drowsy ticking of my Dutch clock…”) • short story by Robert E. Howard (variant of Door to the Garden 1977)
  • 11 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (“Shouldn’t have read that one aloud…”) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 12 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (REH) [2] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 15 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind • interior artwork by Mark Schultz
  • 16 • A Short History of the Conan Typescripts • essay by Patrice Louinet
  • 17 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Conan Two Thousand) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 19 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind [2] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 20 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Solomon Kane) • interior artwork by Gary Gianni
  • 21 • The Devil’s Woodchopper • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 22 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Border Kingdom Mead Hall) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 23 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind [3] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 24 • Pages from “As the Poet Says—” • essay by Rusty Burke and Leo Grin
  • 27 • Three Autobiographical Letters • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 27 •  Letter to Argosy All-Story Weekly • (1929) • essay by Robert E. Howard (variant of To “Argosy All-Story Weekly”, ca. Spring 1929 (“I was born in Texas about…”) 2007)
  • 27 •  Letter to Farnsworth Wright, ca. June / July 1931 (“In your last letter you asked me…”) • [Letters to Farnsworth Wright] • essay by Robert E. Howard (variant of Letter: Robert E. Howard to Farnsworth Wright, circa 1931 (“In your last letter you asked me…”) 1975)
  • 29 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Dark Man Near the End) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 30 •  Letter to Wilfred Blanch Talman, ca. September 1931 (“Dear Mr. Talman: / Thank you very much for the letter you wrote…”) • essay by Robert E. Howard (variant of Letter to William Blanch Talman, circa September 1931 (“Dear Mr. Talman: / Thank you very much for the letter…”) 1975)
  • 31 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Breck in Deep Concentration) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 32 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Cross Plains Oilfield Roustabout) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 33 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Conan) • interior artwork by Mark Schultz
  • 34 • And in This Corner … Hailing from Nazareth … —or— What the Eddas Don’t Tell You • essay by Scott Sheaffer
  • 35 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Cross Plains / Hyboria: Robert E. Howard) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 37 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind [4] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 39 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind [5] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 41 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind [6] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 43 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind [7] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 45 • Double Cross • [Ace Jessel] • short story by Robert E. Howard (variant of Double-Cross 1983)
  • 45 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (“Battling Bob” Howard) • interior artwork by Bill Cavalier and Rick McCollum
  • 49 •  Double Cross • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 50 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Bob of Acheron) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 52 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Pow! Right in the Kisser!) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 55 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Bran Mak Morn) • interior artwork by Gary Gianni
  • 56 • Am-Ra: Howard’s Lost Hero • essay by Benjamin Szumskyj [as by Ben Szumskyj]
  • 57 •  Am-Ra: Howard’s Lost Hero • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 59 • The Right Hook, No. 1 Vol. 1: Introduction • essay by Tom Munnerlyn
  • 59 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Following the Path) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 60 • The Right Hook, No. 1 Vol. 1 • essay by Robert E. Howard
    “Twentieth Century Slave Trade”
         “The Great Munney Ring” (article)
         “Bookmen and Books” (article)
         “Sisters” (article)
         “Sporting Page” (article)
         “Puritans” (article)
         “Vengeance of a Woman”
         “Sordid Sayings of a Simple Sap”
         “L’Envoi” (1, “Live like a wolf then”) (poem)
  • 66 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind [2] • interior artwork by Mark Schultz
  • 67 • An Interview with Glenn Lord • interview of Glenn Lord • interview by Joe Marek
  • 68 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind [8] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 70 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Three Old Men 1972) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 71 • Some People Who Have Had Influence Over Me • (1945) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 72 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Solomon Kane) [2] • interior artwork by Gary Gianni
  • 73 • Afterword (Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind) • essay by Benjamin Szumskyj [as by Ben Szumskyj]
  • 73 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Bent, Bloody, Crooked God) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 74 •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind [8] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 75 • Credits and Copyrights (Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind) • essay by uncredited
  • bc •  Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind (Bob and Patch) • interior artwork by David Burton

 

Notes

Edited by Ben Szumskyj. Perfect bound, wraps.

‘The Right Hook No. 1 Vol. 1’ is Robert E. Howard material from a zine produced by a nineteen-year-old Robert E. Howard. It was previously published in ‘AUSTIN, VOL. 3, #2’, Tom Munnerlyn, September 1992 (For REHupa 117)

“Some People Who Have Had Influence Over Me” is a high school essay.
The Door to the Garden” is published as “Untitled”

Publisher:Mythos Books, LLC
Year :December 2003
Book No. :0972854509
Format :Trade paperback  
(8.5 x 11 inches, perfect bound)
Pages :80
Cover :Rick Cortes
Illustrations :Profusely illustrated by Gary Gianni, Rick Cortes, Mark Schultz, Rick McCollum, David Burton.
Artwork by Rick Cortes
Artwork by David Burton
ISFDB Howard Works

Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind

Oversized trade paperback. Introduction by Ben Szumskyj. ‘An Introduction to the Life and Works of Robert E. Howard’ and an interview with Glenn Lord by Joe Marek. An untitled dark fantasy/Cthulhu Mythos style story featuring John O’Dare by Robert E. Howard; ‘A Short History of the Conan Typescripts’ by Patrice Louniet and much more.

Tags: Ben Szumskyj / Benjamin Szumskyj / Bill “Indy” Cavalier / Bran Mak Morn / David Burton / Gary Gianni / Joe Marek / Leo Grin / Mark Schultz / Patrice Louinet / Rick Cortes / Rick McCollum / Robert E. Howard / Rusty Burke / Scott Sheaffer / Solomon Kane