Features include an article on Frank Frazetta, 1945 Harper’s review of H.P. Lovecraft, covers of foreign HPL books, old article on Clark Ashton Smith, index to STRANGE DETECTIVE STORIES, E. Hoffman Price tribute to Edmond Hamilton, an interview with the late Nils Hardin (publisher of XENOPHILE), a long article on comic books and horror by James Van Hise, previously unpublished fantasy art by Eduardo Barreto, article on artist Mahlon Fawcett who died in 2015, and more.

Contents

  • ifc •  Sword & Fantasy #12 • interior artwork by Eduardo Barreto
  • ibc •  Sword & Fantasy #12 [3] • interior artwork by Eduardo Barreto
  • 1 •  Sword & Fantasy #12 • (2005) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum (variant of Sword & Fantasy #2)
  • 2 • Untitled editorial (Sword & Fantasy #12) • essay by James Van Hise
  • 3 • Song at Midnight • (1940) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 4 •  ”There’s a monster under the bed…” • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 5 • Tribute to an Unknown Artist • essay by James Van Hise
  • 6 •  Expedition to the Earth’s Core • interior artwork by Mahlon Fawcett
  • 7 •  Doc Savage • interior artwork by Mahlon Fawcett
  • 8 • Looking Backward: A Visit with Frank Frazetta • essay by Peter Heck
  • 8 •  Looking Backward: A Visit with Frank Frazetta • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of Flying Alligator 1985)
  • 8 •  Cover for Frank Frazetta Book Five • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Frank Frazetta, Book Five 1985)
  • 9 •  Cover for the Chicago Tribune Magazine • (1978) • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Conan the Conqueror 1967)
  • 10 • Demons, Warriors, Babes, and Frank • (1978) • essay by uncredited
  • 10 •  The Destroyer • (1976) • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta (variant of cover art for Hoe Ver Is Dunn? 1984)
  • 11 •  Madame Derringer • (1974) • interior artwork by Frank Frazetta
  • 12 •  Frank Frazetta • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 13 • The New Yorker Reviews H. P. Lovecraft • essay by Edmund Wilson
  • 13 •  New Yorker cartoon • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 16 • An Introduction to the Cthulhu Mythos • essay by J. Vernon Shea
  • 16 •  An Introduction to the Cthulhu Mythos • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 18 •  H. P. Lovecraft 1890-1937 • interior artwork by George Kuchar
  • 19 •  The Horror in the Museum and Other Tales cover • (1975) • interior artwork by Bob Fowke (variant of cover art for The Horror in the Museum and Other Tales)
  • 19 •  The Haunter of the Dark and Other Tales of Terror cover • (1974) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 19 •  At The Mountains of Madness and Other Novels of Terror cover • (1973) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 20 •  Japanese H. P. Lovecraft bookcover • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 20 •  Japanese H. P. Lovecraft bookcover [2] • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 20 •  la couleur tombée du ciel cover • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 20 •  Japanese H. P. Lovecraft bookcover [3] • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 20 •  Dagon cover • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 21 •  Japanese H. P. Lovecraft bookcover [4] • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 24 • Comic Strips and Horror: The Search for a Happy Medium • essay by James Van Hise
  • 24 •  Comic Strips and Horror: The Search for a Happy Medium • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 37 • The Short Stories of Clark Ashton Smith • (1949) • essay by Eldred Smith
  • 37 •  The Short Stories of Clark Ashton Smith • (1949) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 41 •  Cover for Alien Culture, April 1949 • interior artwork by D. Bruce Berry
  • 42 • Strange Detective Stories Index • essay by Glenn Lord
  • 44 •  Strange Detective Stories Index • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 45 • An Index of Selected Fantasy from the Later Years of Top Notch Magazine • essay by Darrell C. Richardson
  • 48 •  An Index of Selected Fantasy from the Later Years of Top Notch Magazine • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 49 • Edmond Hamilton: In Memoriam • (1977) • essay by E. Hoffmann Price [as by E. Hoffman Price]
  • 50 • First page of the story “The Abysmal Invaders” • short fiction by Edmond Hamilton
  • 50 •  First page of the story “The Abysmal Invaders” • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin (variant of The Abysmal Invaders 1929)
  • 53 • Weird Tales: Love at a Distance • (1977) • essay by Fritz Leiber
  • 55 • Vintage Sleaze Pulps! • essay by Martin Williams
  • 56 •  Vintage Sleaze Pulps! • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 57 •  Baby-Sitter Earns Reward: An ad from “Woman’s Day” • (1950) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 58 •  It’s Out! “Out of the Unknown”: From “Cavalier Annual” • (1973) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 59 •  Famous Fantastic Mysteries • (1940) • interior artwork by Frank R. Paul (variant of The Planet Juggler)
  • 60 • Fans of Lin Carter Unite! Both of You! • essay by James Van Hise
  • 60 •  Letter to James van Hise, April 8, 1999 • essay by Norman Brennan
  • 63 •  Letter to Norman Brennan, April 19, 1999 • essay by Rick McCollum
  • 65 • An Interview with Nils Hardin • (1999) • interview of Nils Hardin • interview by James Van Hise
  • 66 •  Pulp Con ’76 • interior artwork by Frank Hamilton
  • 69 •  An Interview with Nils Hardin • interior artwork by B. K. Hamilton
  • 72 •  Sword & Fantasy #12 [2] • interior artwork by Eduardo Barreto
  • bc •  Sword & Fantasy #12 • interior artwork by Mahlon Fawcett (variant of cover art for Sword & Fantasy #12, September 2016)
Publisher : James Van Hise
Year : September 2016
Type: Fanzine
Format : Quarto (8.5″ x 11″ magazine)
Pages : 76
Cover : Mahlon L. Fawcett
Illustrations : See above

Notes

Edited by James Van Hise

A facsimile reprint from its original appearance in THE PHANTAGRAPH, August 1940.

Side-stapled, covers. 
INTERIORART is not credited, although some is signed. Not all signatures are readable.
Cover art credited on the copyright page.

Cover art by Mahlon Fawcett

Features include an article on Frank Frazetta, 1945 Harper’s review of H.P. Lovecraft, covers of foreign HPL books, old article on Clark Ashton Smith, index to STRANGE DETECTIVE STORIES, E. Hoffman Price tribute to Edmond Hamilton, an interview with the late Nils Hardin (publisher of XENOPHILE), a long article on comic books and horror by James Van Hise, previously unpublished fantasy art by Eduardo Barreto, article on artist Mahlon Fawcett who died in 2015, and more.

Tags: B. K. Hamilton / Bob Fowke / D. Bruce Berry / Darrel C. Richardson / E. Hoffmann Price / Edmund Wilson / Eduardo Barreto / Eldred Smith / Frank Frazetta / Frank Hamilton / Fritz Leiber / George Kuchar / Glenn Lord / H. P. Lovecraft / Hugh Rankin / J. Vernon Shea / James Van Hise / Mahlon L. Fawcett / Martin Williams / Norman Brennan / Peter Heck / Rick McCollum / Robert E. Howard