‘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 • Musings from a Cluttered Desk (The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard and Pulp Fiction Studies, Vol. 9, January 2019) • essay by Mark Hall [as by Mark E. Hall]
- 9 • Editorial: Onward, The Dark Man! • essay by Jason Ray Carney
- 13 • Where Shadows Linger: Comparing the Heroic Fantsy of Karl Edward Wagner and Robert E. Howard • essay by Charles Allen Gramlich [as by Charles Gramlich]
- 29 • “I Was A Man Before I Was a King”: An Examination of Conan’s Kingship through the Political Theory of Giorgio Agamben • essay by Dániel Nyikos
- 46 • The Outsider Scholar: Robert E. Howard, H. P. Lovecraft, and Scholarly Identity Part Two: A Complex and Baffling Question • essay by Karen Joan Kohoutek
- 86 • From the Days of Yore: An Interview with Andrew Offutt • essay by Mark Hall [as by Mark E. Hall]
- 102 • And Some Last Minute Thoughts from Your Soon-to-Be Ex-Lead Editor • essay by Mark Hall [as by Mark E. Hall]
Editors: Jason Carney, Scott Connors, Nichole Emmelhainz, Mark Finn, Charles Gramlich, Mark Hall, Jeffrey Kahan, Gene Melton II, Jeffrey Shanks
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