A chapbook from 1993. Edited by Rusty Burke.
The Dark Man #3: 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.
Reviews of comic adaptations based on Howard’s works are also included.
- 1 • From Cross Plains to the Stars: Robert E. Howard’s Science Fiction • essay by Fred Blosser
- 1 • From Cross Plains to the Stars: Robert E. Howard’s Science Fiction • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
- 9 • Cosmic Filth: Howard’s View of Evil • essay by Charles Hoffman
- 10 • Cosmic Filth: Howard’s View of Evil • interior artwork by Bill Cavalier
- 17 • Robert E. Howard Winner of Essay Medal While in High School • (1936) • essay by uncredited
- 17 • “What the Nation Owes to the South” • essay by Robert E. Howard (variant of What the Nation Owes to the South 1923) [as by Robert Howard]
- 19 • “What the Nation Owes to the South” • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
- 22 • The Active Voice: Robert E. Howard’s Personae • essay by Rusty Burke
- 22 • The Active Voice: Robert E. Howard’s Personae • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
- 27 • Reviews (The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies, April 1993) • essay by Bill Cavalier and Vernon M. Clark and S. T. Joshi
- 27 • Reviews of three issues of “Yorick Fantasy Magazine”, ed. by Massimo Tassi • essay by S. T. Joshi
- 28 • Review: Il segno del serpente by Robert E. Howard • review by Vernon M. Clark
Saddle stapled, wraps. Page numbers do not include covers.
Robert H. Knox also designed the banner that appears on the cover and title page.