A chapbook from 1991. Edited by Rusty Burke. 

The Dark Man #2: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the academic study of Robert E. Howard’s literary legacy as well as the literary historical and print culture contexts associated with it. The journal seeks to publish full-length articles, brief critical notes and commentaries, bibliographies, reviews of books, and other scholarship that treats Howard’s life, time, literary work, and associated topics such as Weird Tales, H.P. Lovecraft, and the concept of a transhistorical pulp fiction aesthetic.

Contents

  • 1 •  The Dark Man #2 (banner) • interior artwork by Robert H. Knox
  • 2 • The Horror Fiction of Robert E. Howard • essay by Steven R. Trout
  • 11 • Solomon and Sorcery • (1977) • essay by Michael Kellar
  • 13 • The Old Deserted House: Images of the South in Howard’s Fiction • essay by Rusty Burke
  • 22 • “Come Back to Valusia Ag’in, Kull Honey!”: Robert E. Howard and Mainstream American Literature • essay by Marc Cerasini [as by Marc A. Cerasini]
  • 24 • On Howadian Fairyland • essay by Don Herron
  • 25 • Bill Smalley and the Power of the Human Eye • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 30 • Cultural Trends in Literature • essay by Thomas R. Reid
  • 32 • Barbarian Aftermath • essay by Don Herron
  • 32 • A Voice from the Past • essay by Paul Spencer
  • 33 • The Expurgated Solomon Kane • essay by Vernon M. Clark and Steven R. Trout
  • 38 •   Review: Robert E. Howard: Selected Letters 1931-1936 by Robert E. Howard • review by Richard L. Tierney
  • 40 • The Robert E. Howard Home • essay by Rusty Burke
  • 40 •  The Robert E. Howard Home • interior artwork by Rusty Burke

Notes

Saddle stapled, wraps. Page numbers do not include covers.
Cover artist credited on copyright page.
“A Voice from the Past” is imbedded in “Barbarian Aftermath”.
Robert H. Knox also designed the banner that appears on the cover and title page.

Cover by: Robert H. Knox
Publisher : Necronomicon Press
Year : July 1991
Format : Booklet / Chapbook (7 by 8 1/2)
Pages : 40
Cover : Robert H. Knox
Illustrations : None
Howard Works ISFDB

A chapbook from 1991. Edited by Rusty Burke. 

The Dark Man #2: Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal devoted to the academic study of Robert E. Howard’s literary legacy as well as the literary historical and print culture contexts associated with it. The journal seeks to publish full-length articles, brief critical notes and commentaries, bibliographies, reviews of books, and other scholarship that treats Howard’s life, time, literary work, and associated topics such as Weird Tales, H.P. Lovecraft, and the concept of a transhistorical pulp fiction aesthetic.

Tags: Don Herron / Michael Kellar / Paul Spencer / Richard L. Tierney / Robert E. Howard / Robert H. Knox / Rusty Burke / Solomon Kane / Steven R. Trout / Thomas R. Reid