The front and back cover art is from foreign Robert E. Howard paperback editions. Articles include a long analysis of the Robert E. Howard story “Tower Of The Elephant” (profusely illustrated). A six page folio of illustrations from Robert E. Howard stories printed in Czechoslovakia. An interview with Ray Capella and a short sword & sorcery story by Ray titled “The Lair.” A seven page folio of WEIRD TALES pulp art from Robert E. Howard stories. An article on the REH story “Lord Of The Dead.” An article on Conan pastiche novels (in other words Conan books not written by REH), and more. Artwork by Rick McCollum, Eduardo Barreto, Mahlon Fawcett, and others.

Contents

  • ifc •  Sword & Fantasy #6 • interior artwork by Eduardo Barreto
  • ibc •  Sword & Fantasy #6 [3] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 1 •  Sword & Fantasy #6 • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 2 • A Kind of Magic • essay by James Van Hise
  • 3 •  Sword & Fantasy #6 • interior artwork by Rick Tucker
  • 4 •  Sword & Fantasy #6 [2] • interior artwork by Eduardo Barreto
  • 5 • Up and in and Down and Out of the Tower of the Elephant • essay by Rick McCollum
  • 5 •  Up and In and Down and Out of the Tower of the Elephant • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 31 •  Up and In and Down and Out of the Tower of the Elephant • interior artwork by Mark Schultz
  • 32 •  A Robert E. Howard Pulp Art Portfolio • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin and Amos Sewell and uncredited
  • 39 • More Conan Due • (1968) • essay by Lin Carter
  • 40 •  Sword & Fantasy #6 [2] • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 41 • Untitled poem (“The times, the times stride on apace and fast…”) • (1999) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 41 •   Review: The Dark Man and Others by Robert E. Howard • (1963) • review by Charles M. Collins
  • 41 •   Review: Swords & Sorcery by L. Sprague de Camp • (1963) • review by Charles M. Collins
  • 42 • Spears of Clontarf • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 44 •  An Interview with Raul Garcia-Capella • interior artwork by Raul Garcia Capella
  • 44 • An Interview with Raul Garcia-Capella • interview of Raul Garcia Capella • interview by James Van Hise
  • 58 • The Lair • short story by Raul Garcia Capella [as by R. G. Capella]
  • 58 •  The Lair • interior artwork by Raul Garcia Capella
  • 67 •  Conan Art Published in Czechoslovakia in the 1990s • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 74 • Pastiches—The Burning Issue • essay by James Van Hise
  • 74 •  Pastiches—The Burning Issue • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 80 • Lord of the Dead: A Strange Detective Tale • essay by James Van Hise
  • 80 •  Lord of the Dead: A Strange Detective Tale • interior artwork by Felix Ortega
  • 83 •  Sword & Fantasy #6 (Rude Pictish Gestures) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • 84 •  Sword & Fantasy #6 (Athelstane from “The Gods of Bal-Sagoth”) • interior artwork by Rick McCollum
  • bc •  Sword & Fantasy #6 • interior artwork by uncredited
Publisher : James Van Hise
Year : April 2006
Type: Fanzine
Format : Quarto (8.5″ x 11″ magazine)
Pages : 88
Cover : Nikolai Lutohin
Illustrations : See above

Notes

Edited by James Van Hise

Side stapled single sheets. 
“A Robert E. Howard Pulp Portfolio” is given as “A Rogert E. Howard Pulp Portfolio”. All art is from interior illustrations in Weird Tales.
The Henry Kuttner obituary on p. 67 is from Science-Fiction Times V13n288.

Cover art by Nikolai Lutohin

The front and back cover art is from foreign Robert E. Howard paperback editions. Articles include a long analysis of the Robert E. Howard story “Tower Of The Elephant” (profusely illustrated). A six page folio of illustrations from Robert E. Howard stories printed in Czechoslovakia. An interview with Ray Capella and a short sword & sorcery story by Ray titled “The Lair.” A seven page folio of WEIRD TALES pulp art from Robert E. Howard stories. An article on the REH story “Lord Of The Dead.” An article on Conan pastiche novels (in other words Conan books not written by REH), and more. Artwork by Rick McCollum, Eduardo Barreto, Mahlon Fawcett, and others.

Tags: Amos Sewell / Charles M. Collins / Eduardo Barreto / Felix Ortega / Hugh Rankin / James Van Hise / Lin Carter / Mark Schultz / Nikolai Lutohin / Paul Garcia Capella / Rick McCollum / Rick Tucker / Robert E. Howard