The Collected Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard: Fists of Iron Round 2.

The REH Foundation have made a beautiful four-volume series that presents the Collected Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard. This volume features the first half of the collected Sailor Steve Costigan yarns and measures in at 330 pages (plus introductory material). Introduction by Mark Finn.

The First edition is limited to 200 numbered copies, each individually numbered.

Contents

  • vii • Tall Lying in the Far East: Robert E. Howard, Sailor Steve Costigan, and the Narrative Idyll • essay by Mark Finn
  • 3 • The Pit of the Serpent • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1929) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 21 • By the Law of the Shark • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1996) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 39 • The Bull Dog Breed • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 57 • Sailors’ Grudge • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 75 • Fist and Fang • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 97 • Winner Take All • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 113 • Waterfront Fists • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 146 • The Champion of the Forecastle • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard (variant of Champ of the Forecastle)
  • 165 • Alleys of Peril • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 181 • Waterfront Law • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard (variant of The TNT Punch)
  • 196 • Hard-Fisted Sentiment • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1996) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 210 • A Student of Sockology • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 210 • The Yellow Cobra • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 229 • Texas Fists • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 249 • The Fightin’est Pair • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard (variant of Breed of Battle)
  • 266 • Cultured Cauliflowers • [Dennis Dorgan] • (1974) • short story by Robert E. Howard (variant of In High Society)
  • 285 • Blue River Blues • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (2007) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 301 • Sailors’ Grudge (outline) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 302 • The Battling Sailor (incomplete) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 308 • Untitled (“It was the end…”) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 311 • Untitled (“The night Sailor Steve Costigan…”) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 314 • Alleys of Peril (synopsis) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 315 • Untitled Mike O’Brien fragment (“Help! Help! They’re murderin’ me!”) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 319 • The Lord of the Ring (part 2) • essay by Patrice Louinet
Cover by Thomas Gianni
Sailor Steve Costigan by Thomas Gianni
Year : February 2014
Type: Collection – 4 volume set
Edition : 1st
Format : Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages : xxii plus 329
Cover : Tom Gianni
Illustrations : None

Notes

Edited by Patrice Louinet, Christopher Gruber, and Mark Finn
First appearance:
“Alleys of Peril” (synopsis)
“Sailors’ Grudge” (outline)
Second in a series of four books.
Limited edition of 200 copies

“First Printing” on the copyright page.
Cover artist credited on the rear jacket flap; cover art is also signed.
This volume features the character Sailor Steve Costigan.

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The Collected Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard: Fists of Iron Round 2.

The REH Foundation have made a beautiful four-volume series that presents the Collected Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard. This volume features the first half of the collected Sailor Steve Costigan yarns and measures in at 330 pages (plus introductory material). Introduction by Mark Finn.

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