A fanzine or periodical edited by Jonathan Bacon from March 1977. Issue 10/11 Contains the first apperance of GENSERIC’S FIFT BORN SON (see notes).. Front cover by Jim Fitzpatrick, back cover by Frank Frazetta.

Contents

  • ifc • Homage • poem by Steve Eng [as by John Bredon]
  • ifc •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 • interior artwork by Stephen Riley
  • 1 • Ramblings (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • [Editorial Ramblings] • essay by Jonathan Bacon
  • 1 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [2] • interior artwork by Stephen Riley
  • 2 • Genseric’s Son (Part 1 of 17) • [James Allison] • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 2 •  Genseric’s Son (Part 1 of 17) • interior artwork by Stephen Riley
  • 5 • The Coming of Ghor (Part 2 of 17) • short fiction by Karl Edward Wagner
  • 6 •  The Coming of Ghor (Part 2 of 17) • interior artwork by Clyde Caldwell
  • 8 • Ghor’s Revenge (Part 3 of 17) • short fiction by Joseph Payne Brennan
  • 10 •  Ghor’s Revenge (Part 3 of 17) • interior artwork by Jeff Easley
  • 12 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [3] • interior artwork by Frank Koszowski
  • 12 • Galileo Saw the Truth • poem by Gregory Nicoll
  • 13 • REH Editors/Publishers Roundtable Discussion, Part II • essay by Jonathan Bacon and Arnie Fenner and George Hamilton and Dennis McHaney and Byron Roark and Damon C. Sasser and George H. Scithers and Wayne Warfield [as by Jonathan Bacon and Arnie Fenner and George Hamilton and Dennis McHaney and Byron Roark and Damon Sasser and George Scithers and Wayne Warfield]
  • 18 • The Wrath of Tupan • short story by Richard L. Tierney
  • 18 •  The Wrath of Tupan • interior artwork by Richard Huber [as by Richard Huber, Jr.]
  • 24 • Dreamer Aider • poem by Steve Troyanovich
  • 25 • Donald M. Grant Interview • interview of Donald M. Grant • interview by Stephen Riley [as by Stephen T. Riley]
  • 28 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [4] • interior artwork by Roy G. Krenkel
  • 30 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [5] • interior artwork by David Ireland
  • 33 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [6] • interior artwork by Roy G. Krenkel
  • 35 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [7] • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 38 • Fantasy Crossroads • poem by Brian Lumley
  • 39 • A Vision of Rembathene • short story by Darrell Schweitzer
  • 41 • The Ugly Avoided Places • poem by Joseph Payne Brennan
  • 41 •  The Ugly Avoided Places • interior artwork by Ric Cruz
  • 42 • Of Swords & Sorcery No. 3: Brak the Barbarian by John Jakes • essay by Paul C. Allen
  • 44 • Of Swords & Sorcery No. 3; Prester John by Norvell Page • essay by Paul C. Allen
  • 44 • Of Swords & Sorcery No. 3: The Warlock by Larry Niven • essay by Paul C. Allen
  • 45 • Of Swords & Sorcery No. 3: The Lerios Mecca by Gene Lancour • essay by Paul C. Allen
  • 46 • Two Views of Bob Howard • essay by Jonathan Bacon
  • 46 • Chapter 5: Quest for Books • essay by Harold Preece
  • 48 • The Magic Name • essay by Tevis Clyde Smith
  • 49 • REH Zebra Cover Blurbs vs. Reality • essay by Brian Earl Brown
  • 51 • Howard and the Races • essay by L. Sprague de Camp
  • 51 • The Night Bob Howard Died • poem by John Richer
  • 52 • Book Reviews • essay by Jonathan Bacon
  • 52 •  Book Reviews (logo) • interior artwork by David Parsons
  • 52 • Review of “Ariel No. 1, Autumn 1976” • essay by Arnie Fenner [as by Arnold Fenner]
  • 53 • Review of “Conan – de Camp LP” • essay by Wesley Kobylak
  • 53 •   Review: Upon the Winds of Yesterday, and Other Explorations by George Barr • review by Jonathan Bacon (variant of Upon the Winds of Yesterday and Other Explorations: The Paintings of George Barr)
  • 53 •   Review: The Devil in Iron by Robert E. Howard • review by Jonathan Bacon
  • 53 •   Review: The Dying Earth by Jack Vance • review by Jonathan Bacon
  • 54 • Review of “The Dragon” • essay by Michael Clagett
  • 55 •   Review: The Last Celt by Glenn Lord • review by Loay Hall
  • 55 •   Review: An Astrology Sketch Book by Virgil Finlay • review by Stephen Riley
  • 55 •   Review: Fantasy: The Golden Age of Fantastic Illustration by Brigid Peppin • review by Stephen Riley
  • 56 •   Review: The Art of Franklin Booth by Franklin Booth • review by Stephen Riley
  • 57 • News Notes • essay by uncredited
  • 58 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 (Dorian Hawkmoon) • interior artwork by Douglas Hemming
  • 60 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [8] • interior artwork by Douglas Hemming
  • 61 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [9] • interior artwork by Broc Sears
  • 62 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 (Wargamer) • interior artwork by Gene Day
  • 64 •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [10] • interior artwork by David Heath [as by David Heath, Jr.]
  • 65 • Epistle Express (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • [Epistle Express] • essay by Jonathan Bacon
  • 65 •  Letter (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • essay by Loay Hall [as by Loay]
  • 65 •  Letter (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • essay by Darrell Schweitzer
  • 66 •  Letter (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • essay by Steve Riley
  • 66 •  Letter (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • essay by Gregory Nicoll [as by Gregory E. Nicoll]
  • 67 •  Letter (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • essay by Charles R. Saunders
  • 67 •  Letter (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • essay by Mark Mansell
  • 67 •  Letter (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • essay by Bob Barger [as by Robert Barger]
  • 68 •  Letter (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • [Letters: L. Sprague de Camp] • essay by L. Sprague de Camp
  • 68 •  Letter (Fantasy Crossroads #10/11) • essay by Frank Belknap Long
  • 73 • Ligeia Mae • poem by Steve Troyanovich
  • 74 • Darkshire’s Monster • short story by Gene Day [as by Howard (Gene) Day]
  • 74 •  Darshire’s Monster • interior artwork by Gene Day
  • 78 • The Temple of Nephrenka • short story by G. Arthur Rahman and Philip J. Rahman [as by J. A. McKraken and Philip J. Rahman]
  • 80 •  The Temple of Nephrenka • interior artwork by Charles Vess
  • bc •  Fantasy Crossroads #10/11 [11] • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta

Notes

Whole number 10/11.
Saddle stapled, wraps. Page numbers do not include covers.
Cover illustration is titled “Conan of the Fianna”.
“Genseric’s Son” is the first chapter of a novel titled Ghor, Kin-Slayer: The Saga of Genseric’s Fifth-Born Son, started by REH, that will be continued by other authors, both here and in future issues. “Fantasy Crossroads” stopped publication before the novel was finished, printing only 12 chapters out of 17.
“Two Views of Bob Howard” contains two chapters of Howard biographies commissioned by Stygian Isle Press, Bacon’s publishing house.
At the end of this issue, the editor announces that he has been laid off by Graceland College, and that publication will cease until he has been hired elsewhere.

Edited by Jonathan Bacon
Limited edition of 1,200 copies.
First appearance: “Genseric’s Fifth Born Son”
“Genseric’s Fifth Born Son” is illustrated by Stephen Riley, Clyde Caldwell, and Jeff Easley
This is a round robin, 17 chapter story, based on a first chapter by Robert E. Howard. All but the REH portion was written in the 1970’s. Originally scheduled to be published serially in several episodes in Fantasy Crossroads, only 12 of the 17 got published. The Necronomicon Press edition is the first complete publication of the story.

Publisher: Stygian Isle Press
Year : March 1977
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Periodical  (8.5 x 11, saddle stapled)
Pages : 80
Cover : Jim Fitzpatrick (front)
Frank Frazetta (back)
Illustrations : See contents
Howard Works ISFDB

Fantasy Crossroads #10/11

A fanzine or periodical edited by Jonathan Bacon from March 1977. Issue 10/11 Contains the first apperance of GENSERIC’S FIFT BORN SON (see notes).. Front cover by Jim Fitzpatrick, back cover by Frank Frazetta.

Tags: Frank Frazetta / Gene Day / Harold Preece / James Allison / Jonathan Bacon / L. Sprague de Camp / Robert E. Howard / Stephen Fabian / Stephen Riley / Tim Fitzpatrick