‘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.
- 4 • Editorial (The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Studies, June 2020) • essay by Jason Ray Carney and Nicole Emmelhainz [as by Jason Ray Carney and Nicole Emmelhainz-Carney]
- 6 • Robert E. Howard and Jack London’s “Martin Eden”: Analyzing the Influence of “Martin Eden” on Howard and His Semi-Autobiography • essay by Willard M. Oliver
- 33 • The Kid, Two-Gun, and History • essay by Todd Vick
- 52 • More Than Meets the Eye: The Woman Protagonists of the Conan Stories • essay by Karen Kahoutck
- 68 • The Coming of Kull • essay by Ralph Norris
- 84 • Music Review: The Sword and Sorcery themes of The Sword’s “Age of Winters”, “Gods of the Earth”, and “Warp Riders” • essay by Luke E. Dodd
- 92 • “The Dark Man’s” Interview with “The Cromcast” • interview of Josh Adkins and Luke E. Dodd and Jon Larson • interview by The Dark Man
Editors: Jason Ray Carney and Nichole Emmelhainz-Carney
Volume 11, number 1.
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