Edited by Mark Hall with assistant editor Charles Gramlich.
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.
- 2 • Editor’s Corner • essay by Charles Allen Gramlich and Mark Hall (variant of Editor’s Corner (The Dark Man #8)) [as by Charles Gramlich and Mark Hall]
- 3 • Texas as a Character in Robert E. Howard’s Fiction • essay by Mark Finn
- 8 • Robert E. Howard in the Gothic Tradition • essay by Charles Allen Gramlich [as by Charles A. Gramlich]
- 24 • Review: The Barbaric Triumph: A Critical Anthology on the Writings of Robert E. Howard by Don Herron • review by Fred Blosser
- 27 • Review: The Barbaric Triumph: A Critical Anthology on the Writings of Robert E. Howard by Don Herron • review by S. T. Joshi
- 33 • Review: Mapping Men and Empire: A Geography of Adventure by Richard Phillips (Lecturer in Geography) • review by Mark Hall [as by Mark E. Hall]
- 40 • Review: Robert E. Howard: The Power of the Writing Mind by Ben Szumskyj • review by Scotty Henderson
- 45 • Review: Graveyard Rats and Others by Robert E. Howard • review by Charles Hoffman
- 48 • Review: The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane by Robert E. Howard • review by David Robbins
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