This is Damon Sassers second issue of ‘The Chronicler from Cross Plains’. The first magazine came in 1978. Contains ‘Desert Blood’ by Howard, illustrated by David Burton.

Contents

  • ifc •  The Chronicler of Cross Plains #2 (Mikhal Oglu) • interior artwork by Rafael Kayanan
  • ibc •  The Chronicler of Cross Plains #2 (Red Sonja) • interior artwork by Rafael Kayanan
  • 2 • Dark Coterie (The Chronicler of Cross Plains #2) • essay by uncredited
  • 3 • Always Comes Dusk (The Chronicler of Cross Plains #2) • essay by Damon C. Sasser
  • 5 • Desert Blood • [Wild Bill Clanton] • (1936) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 5 •  Desert Blood • interior artwork by David Burton
  • 14 • Howard and the Picts: A Probable Genesis for “Worms of the Earth” • poem by Timothy W. Arney
  • 14 • A Pict Song • (1906) • poem by Rudyard Kipling
  • 14 •  Howard and the Picts: A Probable Genesis for “Worms of the Earth” • interior artwork by Bill Cavalier
  • 16 • The Drums of Pictdom (excerpt) • (1969) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 19 •  Howard and the Picts: A Probable Genesis for “Worms of the Earth” • interior artwork by Stephen Fabian
  • 20 • The Knockout Punch • short story by John Norse
  • 20 •  The Knockout Punch • interior artwork by Robert Sankner
  • 26 •  The Man-Eaters of Zamboula: A Conan Portfolio • interior artwork by Michael L. Peters
  • 30 • “Black Stone” in a Red Setting • essay by Steve Tompkins [as by Steven Tompkins]
  • 30 •  ”Black Stone” in a Red Setting • interior artwork by Joe Wehrle, Jr. [as by Joe Wehrle]
  • 41 • Mzee • [Imaro] • (1984) • short story by Charles R. Saunders
  • 43 •  Mzee • interior artwork by Bill Cavalier
  • 47 • “Soulless and Deadly” • essay by Gary Romeo
  • 49 •  ”Soulless and Deadly” • interior artwork by Rafael Kayanan
  • 52 • To The or Not to The • essay by Rusty Burke
  • 53 • The Howard Bookshelf: Two-Gun Bob’s Pulp Saga • essay by Don Herron
  • 53 •   Review: Robert E. Howard: World’s Greatest Pulpster by Dennis McHaney • review by Don Herron
  • bc •  The Chronicler of Cross Plains #2 (Cormac Mac Art and Wulfhere) • interior artwork by David Burton
Cover art by Jeff Easley

Notes

Editor: Damon C. Sasser
Volume 1 Number 2
300 numbered copies, signed by Sasser.
Although dated Fall 2006, this issue was on sale June 8 for the Centennial Howard Days celebration in Cross Plains.

Saddle stapled, wraps. Page numbers do not include covers.
Laid in, postcard of REH house, postmarked June 9, 2006, 100th anniversary of REH’s birth.
“Damon C. Sasser Editor and Publisher” on title page.
“Always Comes Dusk” is subtitled “100 Years of Fantasy & Adventure” and is an editorial.

Publisher: The Black Coast Press
Year : June 2006
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Magazine (staples, saddle stitched)
Pages : 56
Cover : Jeff Easley (Front)
David Burton (Back)

Rafael Kayanan (Inside front and back)
Illustrations : See above
ISFDB Howard Works

The Chronicler of Cross Plains #2

This is Damon Sassers second issue of ‘The Chronicler from Cross Plains’. The first magazine came in 1978. Contains ‘Desert Blood’ by Howard, illustrated by David Burton.

Tags: Bill “Indy” Cavalier / Damon Sasser / David Burton / Don Herron / Gary Romeo / Joe Wehrle / John Norse / Michael L. Peters / Rafael Kayanan / Robert E. Howard / Robert Sankner / Rusty Burke / Stephen Fabian / Timothy W. Arney