A fanzine or periodical edited by Jonathan Bacon from 1974. This first issue contains some of Howards poems and the short short story ‘Delanda Est’. Most of it is non-Howard content.

Contents

  • 2 • Editorial (Fantasy Crossroads #1) • [Editorial Ramblings] • essay by Jonathan Bacon
  • 3 •  Comic Literature: • interior artwork by Michael Sanders
  • 3 • Comic Literature: • essay by uncredited
  • 4 • A Guide to Comic Book Conditions • essay by uncredited
  • 5 •  Fantasy Crossroads #1 • interior artwork by Mercy Van Vlack
  • 5 • Jack Kirby: Myth Maker • interview of Jack Kirby • interview by Jonathan Bacon
  • 11 • Eisner & “The Spirit” • interview of Will Eisner • interview by Jonathan Bacon
  • 14 •  Eisner & “The Spirit” • interior artwork by Will Eisner
  • 17 •  Nostalgia Portfolio (Fanatasy Crossroads #1) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 29 •  Fan Art Portfolio • interior artwork by Ric Cruz and Sam de la Rosa and David Heath and Michael Sanders and Jonathan Victor [as by Ric Cruz and Sam de la Rosa and David Heath, Jr. and Michael Sanders and Jonathan Victor]
  • 42 • Robert Ervin Howard • essay by uncredited
  • 43 • Recompense • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 44 • The Singer in the Mist • [Sonnets Out of Bedlam • 5] • (1938) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 45 •  Fantasy Crossroads #1 [2] • interior artwork by Frank Cirocco
  • 46 •  Conan Rides in the Demon Hills • interior artwork by Jonathan Victor
  • 47 • Conan the Barbarian Check List • essay by uncredited
  • 49 •  Fanatasy Crossroads #1 [3] • interior artwork by Mercy Van Vlack
  • 50 •  Fantasy Crossroads #1 [4] • interior artwork by Michael Sanders
  • 51 • Synopsis (“A Squad of Zamorian soldiers…) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard (variant of Untitled Synopsis (“A squad of Zamorian soldiers…”))
  • 52 • The Song of a Mad Minstrel • (1931) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 53 •  Fantasy Crossroads #1 [5] • interior artwork by Frank Cirocco
  • 54 • Delenda Est • (1968) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 59 • Who Are You? • essay by Stan Blair
  • 64 • Review Rak • essay by Vaughn Armstrong and Jonathan Baker
  • bc •  2nd Lamoni Con • interior artwork by A. J. Hanley

Notes

Volume 1, number 1.
Stapled, individual pages, wraps.

Edited by Jonathan Bacon
Limited edition print run of 890 copies.
First appearance: “The Hall of the Dead”

“Guide to Comic Book Conditions” is reprinted from the 1974 edition of the “SFCA Price Guide”.
“Nostalia Portfolio” are movie stills. This issue features Tarzan.
The Conan check list is comic books containing Conan.
“Who Are You?” is about comic fraud.
“Revue Rak” reviews fanzines.

Publisher:Graceland College Comic Club
Year :November 1974
Book No. :None
Edition :1st
Format :Magazine
Pages :86
Cover :Mike Ball [a la Joe Kubert] (front)
A. J. Hanley (back)
Illustrations :See above
Cover art by Mike Ball

Fantasy Crossroads #1

A fanzine or periodical edited by Jonathan Bacon from 1974. This first issue contains some of Howards poems and the short short story ‘Delanda Est’. Most of it is non-Howard content.

Tags: Alan J. Hanley / Frank Cirocco / Jonathan Bacon / Jonathan Victor / Mercy Van Vlack / Michael Sanders / Mike Ball / Robert E. Howard / Stan Blair / Vaughn Armstrong / Will Eisner