The fifth issue of ‘The “New” Howard Reader, from March 1999. Filled with Howard content. Published by Joe & Mona Marek. Cover art by James B. Zimmerman.

Contents

  • 1 • The Dance with Death • (1992) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of The Adventurer’s Mistress (“The fogs of night fling banners red…”) 2007)
  • 1 • Redflame • (1988) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 3 •  Letter to “The Eyrie” in Weird Tales Magazine (“‘Thirsty Blades’ is fine. It moves…”) • [Letters to Weird Tales] • (1930) • essay by Robert E. Howard (variant of Letter (Weird Tales, April 1930))
  • 4 • When Death Drops Her Veil • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 5 •  Letter to E. Hoffmann Price, February 15, 1936 (“Dear Ed, / I’ve eventually found time…”) • (1945) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 6 • Heritage (“Saxon blood in the veins of me…”) • (1975) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 6 • Black Country • (1973) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 8 • Nocturne • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 8 • Intrigue in Kurdistan • [El Borak] • (1986) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 12 •  Letter to August Derleth, ca. November 1933 (“Dear August: / I enjoyed reading your…”) • [Letters to August Derleth] • (1972) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 12 • The Doom Chant of Than-Kul • (1983) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 12 • Counterspells • (1990) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 12 •  Letter to Kirk Mashburn, no date (“Dear Mr. Mashburn: / I am writing to express my appreciation…”) • (1965) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 13 • A Song of the Werewolf Folk • (1987) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 13 • Halt! Who Goes There? • (1924) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 14 • Dreams • (1977) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 14 • The People of the Serpent • [Steve Harrison] • (1934) • novelette by Robert E. Howard (variant of Fangs of Gold)
  • 21 •  Letter to Robert W. Gordon, January 2, 1926 (“My dear Mr. Gordon; / Upon seeing a request of yours in a late copy…”) • [Letters to Robert W. Gordon] • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 21 • Wolfsdung • (1988) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 22 • Universe • (1989) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 22 •  Letter to R. H. Barlow, July 5, 1934 (“Dear Mr. Barlow: / Here, at last, is the ms. I promised…”) • [Letters to R. H. Barlow] • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 22 • The Feud • (1978) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 22 •  Letter to Novalyne Price, July 4, 1935 (“Dear Novalyne, / I take my typewriter in hand to write you…”) • [Letters to Novalyne Price] • (1986) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 22 • The Strange Case of Josiah Wilbarger • (1967) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 23 • Madame Goose’s Rhymes • (1976) • poem by Robert E. Howard (variant of Madam Goose’s Rhymes)
  • 24 •  Letter to Robert W. Gordon, February 4, 1925 (“Dear Sir: / I am sending you a few songs…”) • [Letters to Robert W. Gordon] • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 24 • The Fear-Master • (1984) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 26 • What Is Love? • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 26 •  Letter to Carl Jacobi, ca. Summer 1934 (“Dear Mr. Jacobi: / Thank you for the kind comments you made…”) • (1970) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 27 • The Vicar of Wakefield • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 28 • Rules of Etiquette • (1924) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 28 •  Letter to “The Ring” Magazine (“Here is my opinion on the greatest heavyweights…”) • (1926) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 28 • Tides • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 28 • Untitled poem (“The times, the times stride on apace and fast…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 29 •  Letter to Tevis Clyde Smith, September 7, 1924 (“Salaam, Clyde, / You ought to be here. / Palm-trees are waving…”) • [Letters to Tevis Clyde Smith] • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 29 • Untitled poem (“Palm-trees are waving in the gulf-breeze…”) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 29 •  Mexican Soldiers, the Pride of the Nation • interior artwork by Robert E. Howard
  • 29 •  Spig Acting Smart • interior artwork by Robert E. Howard
  • 29 • The Feud Buster • non-genre • [Breckinridge Elkins] • (1935) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 33 • Verses in Ebony (1974) (facsimile) • [Robert E. Howard – Poetry Collections] • (1974) • collection by Robert E. Howard (variant of Verses in Ebony)
  • 33 •  Letters of Comment (The “New” Howard Reader #5) • essay by uncredited
  • 33 •  Letter (The “New” Howard Reader #5) • essay by Paul Herman
  • 35 • Black Dawn • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 36 • The Road to Rome • (1972) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 37 • The Gold and the Grey • (1974) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 39 • A Song of the Naked Lands • (1973) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 40 •  Letter (The “New” Howard Reader #5) • essay by Patrice Louinet
  • 40 • Afterword (The “New” Howard Reader #1) • (1998) • essay by Joe Marek

 

Cover art by James B. Zimmerman
Publisher: Joe & Mona Marek
Year : March 1999
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Periodical (8.5 x 11, saddle stapled)
Pages : 44 including covers
Cover : James B. Zimmerman
Illustrations : None

 

Notes

Selected and compiled by Joe Marek
Associate Editor: Rusty Burke

Special Editorial Assistance: Dave Gentzel assisted by Glenn Lord, Steve Trout, Patrice Louinet, and Ed Waterman

Limited print run of 90 copies.
Signed and numbered by Joe Marek.Limited to one year of distribution.

The “New” Howard Reader #5

The fifth issue of ‘The “New” Howard Reader, from March 1999. Filled with Howard content. Published by Joe & Mona Marek. Cover art by James B. Zimmerman.

Tags: August Derleth / Breckinridge Elkins / Carl Jacobi / Dave Gentzel / Edward A. Waterman / Glenn Lord / James B. Zimmerman / Joe Marek / Patrice Louinet / Paul Herman / Robert E. Howard / Tevis Clyde Smith