A chapbook from 2001. Edited by Frank Coffman. 

The Dark Man: 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

  • 2 • Editor’s Welcome • (2001) • essay by Frank Coffman
  • 3 • When Kull Rode the Range • (2001) • essay by Fred Blosser
  • 15 • “All Fled, All Done” • (2001) • essay by Rusty Burke
  • 18 • “The Tower of the Elephant”: A Modern Fable • (2001) • essay by Gary Romeo
  • 22 • Escape from Eden: Genesis Subverted in “The Garden of Fear” • (2001) • essay by Charles Hoffman
  • 34 • James Allison’s Incarnations • (2001) • essay by Joe Marek
  • 36 • Soldiering for Fortune: Robert E. Howard’s Kirby O’Donnell and “The Treasures of Tartary” • (2001) • essay by Gary Hoppenstand
  • 43 • Dating “Wolfshead” • (2001) • essay by Edward Waterman
  • 52 •   Review: Ghor, Kin-Slayer: The Saga of Genseric’s Fifth-Born Son by Robert E. Howard • (2001) • review by Fred Blosser
  • 54 • A Drawing by Robert E. Howard: “Where the East and the West Shall Meet” • (2001) • essay by Frank Coffman
  • 54 •  A Drawing by Robert E. Howard: “Where the East and the West Shall Meet” • (2001) • interior artwork by Robert E. Howard (variant of Where the East and the West Shall Meet 2009)
  • 55 • The Cairn (The Dark Man #5) • (2001) • essay by Frank Coffman
  • 56 • Lock Box 313 (The Dark Man #5) • (2001) • essay by Frank Coffman

Notes

Saddle stapled, wraps. 
320 numbered copies.
Cover artist credited on inside of back cover.
“Ghor, Kin-Slayer” has written by a series of authors, not just REH.
“The Cairn” is letters from contributors and reviewers; “Lock Box 313” is letters from readers. Neither has content in this issue.
Lock Box 313 was REH’s post office box in Cross Plains.

Publisher : Mind’s Eye HyperPublishing / Iron Harp Publications
Year : Winter 2001
Format : Booklet / Chapbook (7 3/4 by 9 3/4)
Pages : 60 including covers
Cover : Picture of REH edited by Larry Richter
Illustrations : None
Howard Works ISFDB

A chapbook from 2001. Edited by Frank Coffman. 

The Dark Man: 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: Charles Hoffman / Edward A. Waterman / Fred Blosser / Gary Hoppenstand / Gary Romeo / Joe Marek / Robert E. Howard / Rusty Burke