Wildside Press has published Robert E. Howard’s ten book series called Weird Works, which comprises Howard’s entire body of collected work published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales, and restored to the original magazine texts. Shadow Kingdoms: The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard is the first volume in this series.

Wildside Press is an independent publishing company in Cabin John, Maryland, United States. It was founded in 1989 by John Betancourt and Kim Betancourt. While the press was originally conceived as a publisher of speculative fiction in both trade and limited editions, its focus has broadened since then, both in content and format.

Its website notes publication of works of mystery, romance, science fiction, fantasy, and nonfiction, as well as downloadable audiobooks and CDs, eBooks, magazines, and physical books. Wildside Press has published approximately 10,000 books through print on demand and traditional means.

Contents

  • Forbidden Magic • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 7 • Introduction: Two-Gun Musketeer: Robert E. Howard’s Weird Tales • (2004) • essay by Mark Finn
  • 12 • Spear and Fang • (1925) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 21 • In the Forest of Villefère • [De Montour] • (1925) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 26 • Wolfshead • [De Montour] • (1926) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 52 • The Lost Race • [Bran Mak Morn] • (1927) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 67 • The Song of the Bats • (1927) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 68 • The Ride of Falume • (1927) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 69 • The Riders of Babylon • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 70 • The Dream Snake • (1928) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 78 • The Hyena • (1928) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 93 • Remembrance • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 94 • Sea Curse • [Faring Town] • (1928) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 102 • The Gates of Nineveh • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 103 • Red Shadows • [Solomon Kane] • (1928) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 135 • The Harp of Alfred • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 136 • Easter Island • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 137 • Skulls in the Stars • [Solomon Kane] • (1929) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 149 • Crete • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 150 • Moon Mockery • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 151 • Rattle of Bones • [Solomon Kane] • (1929) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 160 • The Shadow Kingdom • [Kull of Valusia] • (1929) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 194 • The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune • [Kull of Valusia] • (1929) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 205 • The Moor Ghost • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 206 • Red Thunder • (1929) • poem by Robert E. Howard
Published by:Wildside Press
Year :December 2004
Edition :1st
Format :Hardcover with dustjacket
Pages :206
Cover :Stephen Fabian
Illustrations :None

Notes

Edited by Paul Herman.
“First Edition” on copyright page.
All Howard content originally appeared in “Weird Tales”, except for “Red Thunder”, which first appeared in JAPM: The Poetry Weekly.

Shadow Kingdoms: The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1

Wildside Press has published Robert E. Howard’s ten book series called Weird Works, which comprises Howard’s entire body of collected work published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales, and restored to the original magazine texts. Shadow Kingdoms: The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard is the first volume in this series.

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