Features include “The Technique of Fantasy Collecting” by Sam Peeples, “A Short Essay on Long” by Arthur J. Cox, “That Moment Of Horror” by Henry Kuttner, “The Case of Howard Phillips Lovecraft of Providence, R.I.” from the Providence Sunday Journal for Dec. 26, 1943, “The Ships of Ishtar,” “7 Footnotes To Merritt” by Thomas Carter, several letters written to me by Glenn Lord, “J.R.R. Tolkien, A Brief Survey & Comparison” by Doc Weir (from ELDRITCH DREAMQUEST #2), “Memories of Seabury Quinn” by E. Hoffman Price, “A Visit Inside Ackerman’s Sci-Fi Mansion,” and more. Full color front and back covers by Mahlon Fawcett.

Contents

  • ifc •  At the Mountains of Madness cover • interior artwork by Ian Miller
  • ibc •  Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos • interior artwork by Bruce Pennington
  • 1 •  Sword & Fantasy, #11 December 2013 (Title Page) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 2 • Fantasy Continues to Win • essay by James Van Hise
  • 3 •  ”I can call spirits from the vasty deep.” • (1939) • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 4 • The Techniques of Fantasy Collecting • (1948) • essay by Samuel A. Peeples [as by Samuel Anthony Peeples]
  • 4 •  The Techniques of Fantasy Collecting • (1948) • interior artwork by Bill Kroll
  • 4 •  Pharaoh • (1948) • interior artwork by Ralph Rayburn Phillips
  • 5 •  The Techniques of Fantasy Collecting • (1948) • interior artwork by John Grossman
  • 6 •  The Techniques of Fantasy Collecting [2] • (1948) • interior artwork by John Grossman
  • 7 •  The Techniques of Fantasy Collecting [2] • (1948) • interior artwork by Bill Kroll
  • 7 •  The Techniques of Fantasy Collecting • (1947) • interior artwork by John Coekraft
  • 8 • A Short Essay on Long • (1951) • essay by Arthur Jean Cox [as by Arthur J. Cox]
  • 12 • That Moment of Horror • (1940) • essay by Henry Kuttner
  • 14 •   Review: Conversations with the Weird Tales Circle by John Pelan and Jerad Walters • review by uncredited
  • 18 •   Review: REH: Two-Gun Raconteur, #15 Summer 2011 by Damon Sasser • review by uncredited
  • 19 • The Acolyte • (unknown) • poem by H. P. Lovecraft
  • 19 •  The Acolyte • (unknown) • interior artwork by Alva Rogers
  • 20 • Masters of Fantasy: Clark Ashton Smith – The Star Treader • (1949) • essay by Neil Austin
  • 20 •  Masters of Fantasy: Clark Ashton Smith – The Star Treader • (1949) • interior artwork by Neil Austin
  • 21 •  The Hunters from Beyond title page • (1932) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 22 • The Case of Howard Phillips Lovecraft of Providence, R. I. • (1943) • essay by Winfield Townley Scott [as by W. T. Scott]
  • 25 • W. Paul Cook • (unknown) • essay by Earle Cornwall
  • 25 •  W. Paul Cook • (unknown) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 25 •  W. Paul Cook • (unknown) • interior artwork by Bill Kroll
  • 26 •  The Hand of Kane Portfolio • (1976) • interior artwork by Ned Dameron
  • 32 • The Ships of Ishtar • (1948) • essay by G. Gordon Dewey
  • 32 •  The Ships of Ishtar • (1948) • interior artwork by Henry Emst
  • 34 •  The Ships of Ishtar • (1948) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 35 • 7 Footnotes to Merritt • (1948) • essay by Thomas Carter
  • 35 •  7 Footnotes to Merritt • (1948) • interior artwork by Jon Arfstrom
  • 35 •  7 Footnotes to Merritt • (2006) • interior artwork by Neil Austin [as by N. M. A.]
  • 36 •  7 Footnotes to Merritt • (1948) • interior artwork by Ralph Rayburn Phillips
  • 37 •  7 Footnotes to Merritt [2] • (1948) • interior artwork by Ralph Rayburn Phillips
  • 38 • Dwellers in the Mirage • (1943) • poem by Virginia Anderson [as by Nanek]
  • 39 •  Dwellers in the Mirage • (unknown) • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 40 • Glenn Lord Nov. 17, 1931 – Dec. 31, 2011 • essay by James Van Hise
  • 41 •  Letter to James Van Hise, February 7, 1994 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 42 •  Letter to James Van Hise, December 7, 1994 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 43 •  Letter to James Van Hise, January 11, 1995 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 44 •  Letter to James Van Hise, February 8, 1995 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 45 •  Letter to James Van Hise, March 20, 1995 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 46 •  Letter to James Van Hise, April 12, 1995 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 47 •  Letter to James Van Hise, May 15, 1995 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 49 •  Letter to James Van Hise, June 20, 1995 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 50 •  Letter to James Van Hise, November 20, 1995 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 51 •  Letter to James Van Hise, January 3, 1996 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 52 •  Letter to James Van Hise, May 8, 2006 • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 53 • J. R. R. Tolkien: A Brief Survey & Comparison • (1961) • essay by Arthur D. Weir [as by ‘Doc’ Weir]
  • 53 •  J. R. R. Tolkien: A Brief Survey & Comparison • (1961) • interior artwork by Michael Thompson
  • 69 • A Visit Inside Ackerman’s Sci-Fi Mansion • (1979) • essay by C. Jaye Cooper
  • 69 •  Forrest Ackerman • (1979) • interior artwork by Leo Hetzel
  • 71 • Modern Sword & Sorcery: Roger Zelazny • essay by James Van Hise
  • 73 • Roger Zelazny: Forever Amber • (1991) • interview of Roger Zelazny • interview by uncredited
  • 75 •  The Illustrated Roger Zelazny interior art • (1978) • interior artwork by Gray Morrow
  • 76 •  Sword & Fantasy #11 • (unknown) • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • bc •  Sword & Fantasy #11 • interior artwork by Mahlon Fawcett
Publisher : James Van Hise
Year : December 2013
Type: Fanzine
Format : Quarto (8.5″ x 11″ magazine)
Pages : 80
Cover : Mahlon L. Fawcett
Illustrations : See above

Notes

Edited by James Van Hise

Stapled, wraps. Undated items are facsimile copies without attribution.

Cover art by Mahlon Fawcett
Back cover art by Mahlon Fawcett

Sword & Fantasy #11

Features include “The Technique of Fantasy Collecting” by Sam Peeples, “A Short Essay on Long” by Arthur J. Cox, “That Moment Of Horror” by Henry Kuttner, “The Case of Howard Phillips Lovecraft of Providence, R.I.” from the Providence Sunday Journal for Dec. 26, 1943, “The Ships of Ishtar,” “7 Footnotes To Merritt” by Thomas Carter, several letters written to me by Glenn Lord, “J.R.R. Tolkien, A Brief Survey & Comparison” by Doc Weir (from ELDRITCH DREAMQUEST #2), “Memories of Seabury Quinn” by E. Hoffman Price, “A Visit Inside Ackerman’s Sci-Fi Mansion,” and more. Full color front and back covers by Mahlon Fawcett.

Tags: Alva Rogers / Arthur D. Weir / Arthur Jean Cox / Bill Kroll / Bruce Pennington / Damon Sasser / Earle Cornwall / G. Gordon Dewey / Glenn Lord / Gray Morrow / H. P. Lovecraft / Henry Emst / Henry Kuttner / Ian Miller / James Van Hise / Jaye Cooper / Jerad Walters / John Coekraft / John Grossman / John Pelan / Jon Arfstrom / Mahl / Mahlon L. Fawcett / Michael Thompson / Ned Dameron / Neil Austin / Ralph Rayburn Phillips / Rick McCollum / Robert E. Howard / Roger Zelazny / Samuel Anthony Peeples / Thomas Carter / Virgil Finlay / Virginia Anderson / Winfield Townley Scott