Features include a long article on Virgil Finlay by Sam Moskowitz, a folio of the 1953 Kelly Freas art from the TOPS IN SCIENCE FICTION reprint of “Lorelei Of The Red Mist” (just the art, not the story, too), 5 page reprint of the James Blish anti-A. Merritt reviews from the 1957 FANTASY TIMES and the original fan responses to them, facsimile reprint of Donald A. Wandrei’s 1926 OVERLAND MONTHLY article on Clark Ashton Smith “The Emperor of Dreams”, a 2 page article written by H.P. Lovecraft in 1929 discussing his own horror stories “In The Vault,” “The Hound” and “The Colour Out of Space”, reprints of the 1933 & 1934 letters by Forrest Ackerman and others regarding whether the fantasy stories of Clark Ashton Smith belong in the science fiction mag WONDER STORIES (even H.P. Lovecraft weighed in on the debate), a tribute to artist James Cawthorn (1929-2008), and more. Full color front and back covers by Mahlon Fawcett.

Contents

  • ifc •  Sword & Fantasy #10 • interior artwork by uncredited
  • ibc •  Sword & Fantasy #10 • interior artwork by Mahlon Fawcett
  • 1 •  Sword & Fantasy #10 • (2005) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum (variant of Sword & Fantasy #2)
  • 2 • Editorial (Sword & Fantasy #10) • essay by James Van Hise
  • 3 •  Sword & Fantasy #10 • interior artwork by James Cawthorn
  • 4 • Virgil Finlay, Dean of Science Fiction Artists • (1965) • essay by Sam Moskowitz
  • 4 •  Virgil Finlay, Dean of Science Fiction Artists • (1965) • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 24 •  Folio of the Kelly Freas Art from “Lorelei of the Red Mist” • (1953) • interior artwork by Frank Kelly Freas
  • 32 • James Blish vs. A. Merritt • essay by James Van Hise
  • 32 •  Letter (Fantasy Times #268) • (1957) • essay by R. P. Courtis
  • 32 •   Review: The Moon Pool by A. Merritt • (1957) • review by James Blish
  • 33 •  Letter (Fantasy Times #268) • [Letters: James Blish] • (1957) • essay by James Blish
  • 33 •   Review: The Metal Monster by A. Merritt • (1957) • review by James Blish
  • 33 •   Review: The Face in the Abyss by A. Merritt • (1957) • review by James Blish
  • 34 •  Letter (Science-Fiction Times #275) • (1957) • essay by Frank Berqouist
  • 34 •  Letter (Science-Fiction Times #275) • (1957) • essay by Larry Farsace
  • 34 •   Review: The Ship of Ishtar by A. Merritt • (1957) • review by James Blish
  • 35 •  Letter (Science-Fiction Times #282) • [Letters: James Blish] • (1957) • essay by James Blish
  • 35 •  Letter (Science-Fiction Times #282) • (1957) • essay by Ron Smith
  • 36 •  Letter (Science-Fiction Times #282) • (1957) • essay by Alfred McCoy Andrews
  • 36 •  Letter (Science-Fiction Times #282) • (1957) • essay by Robert Silverberg [as by Bob Silverberg]
  • 36 •  Sword & Fantasy #10 • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 37 •  Sword & Fantasy #10 • interior artwork by Mike Verina
  • 38 • The Emperor of Dreams • (1926) • essay by Donald Wandrei [as by Donald A. Wandrei]
  • 42 • Some Self-Criticism by H. P. Lovecraft • essay by H. P. Lovecraft
  • 42 •  Some Self-Criticism by H. P. Lovecraft • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 45 • Forry Ackerman vs. Clark Ashton Smith • essay by James Van Hise
  • 47 •  Forry Ackerman vs. Clark Ashton Smith • interior artwork by Frank R. Paul
  • 58 • A Tribute to James Cawthorn (1929-2008) • essay by James Van Hise
  • 58 •  A Tribute to James Cawthorn (1929-2008) • interior artwork by James Cawthorn
  • 60 • An Interview with James Cawthorn • (1978) • interview of James Cawthorn • interview by David Britton
  • 72 • On ‘Tyrfing’ and – er – Other Fings • (1960) • essay by Pete Mansfield
  • 72 •  On ‘Tyrfing’ and – er – Other Fings • (1960) • interior artwork by James Cawthorn
  • bc •  Sword & Fantasy #10 [2] • interior artwork by Mahlon Fawcett
Publisher : James Van Hise
Year : February 2012
Type: Fanzine
Format : Quarto (8.5″ x 11″ magazine)
Pages : 84
Cover : Mahlon L. Fawcett
Illustrations : See above

Notes

Edited by James Van Hise

Side stapled single sheets, wraps. 
Inside front cover illustration from the cover of a foreign paperback.

Cover art by Mahlon Fawcett
Back cover art by Mahlon Fawcett

Features include a long article on Virgil Finlay by Sam Moskowitz, a folio of the 1953 Kelly Freas art from the TOPS IN SCIENCE FICTION reprint of “Lorelei Of The Red Mist” (just the art, not the story, too), 5 page reprint of the James Blish anti-A. Merritt reviews from the 1957 FANTASY TIMES and the original fan responses to them, facsimile reprint of Donald A. Wandrei’s 1926 OVERLAND MONTHLY article on Clark Ashton Smith “The Emperor of Dreams”, a 2 page article written by H.P. Lovecraft in 1929 discussing his own horror stories “In The Vault,” “The Hound” and “The Colour Out of Space”, reprints of the 1933 & 1934 letters by Forrest Ackerman and others regarding whether the fantasy stories of Clark Ashton Smith belong in the science fiction mag WONDER STORIES (even H.P. Lovecraft weighed in on the debate), a tribute to artist James Cawthorn (1929-2008), and more. Full color front and back covers by Mahlon Fawcett.

Tags: Alfred McCoy Andrews / David Britton / Donald Wandrei / Frank Bergouist / Frank Kelly Freas / Frank R. Paul / H. P. Lovecraft / James Blish / James Cawthorn / James Van Hise / Larry Farsace / Mahlon L. Fawcett / Mike Verina / Pete Mansfield / R. P. Courtis / Rick McCollum / Robert E. Howard / Robert Silverberg / Ron Smith / Sam Moskowitz