Edited by Mark Hall. The Dark Man V5N1.
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.
- 3 • “The Shadow of the Beast”: A Closer Look • essay by Charles Hoffman
- 20 • “Marchers of Valhalla,” Creation, and the Cult of Castration • essay by Jeffrey Kahan
- 41 • Celtic Influences in the Works of Robert E. Howard • essay by Philip Emery
- 57 • Review: The Lost Land of Lemuria: Fabulous Geographies, Catastrophic Histories by Sumathi Ramaswamy • review by Morgan Holmes
- 61 • Review of “The Savage Sword of Conan” by Roy Thomas from Dark Horse Comics • essay by Charles Hoffman
- 68 • Review: Cross Plains Universe: Texas Celebrate Robert E. Howard by Scott A. Cupp and Joe R. Lansdale • review by Morgan Holmes
- 76 • Remembering “Wolfshead” • essay by Charles Hoffman
Editors: Charles Gramlich, Mark Hall, Jeffrey Kahan
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