Tales of Weird Menace collects Howard’s Weird Menace and Yellow Peril yarns, many of which have never seen book publication in the U.S. It includes a hefty “Miscellanea” section featuring hard-to-find fragments and synopses. This volume is 473 pages, plus introductory material.

This volume was printed in hardback with dust jacket, in a limited quantity of 300 copies, each individually numbered. Cover design and painting by Jim & Ruth Keegan; introduction by Don Herron; and edited by Rob Roehm.

Contents

  • v • Acknowledgements (Tales of Weird Menace) • essay by uncredited
  • vii • Introduction (Tales of Weird Menace) • essay by Don Herron
  • 3 • Skull-Face • (1929) • novella by Robert E. Howard
  • 95 • The Noseless Horror • (1970) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 111 • The Brazen Peacock • (1975) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 131 • Black John’s Veneance • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • (1974) • short story by Robert E. Howard (variant of The Black Bear Bites)
  • 145 • Talons in the Dark • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 163 • The Hand of the Black Goddess • [Butch Gordon & Brent Kirby] • (1983) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 197 • Sons of Hate • [Butch Gordon & Brent Kirby] • (1994) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 237 • Moon of Zambebwei • (1935) • novelette by Robert E. Howard (variant of The Grisly Horror)
  • 267 • Black Hound of Death • (1936) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 293 • The Devils of Dark Lake • (1974) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 319 • Guests of the Hoodoo Room • (1984) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 365 • Black Wind Blowing • (1936) • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 391 • The Red Stone • (2007) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 392 • Untitled fragment (“The night was damp, misty, the air possessing…”) • [Gordon] • (1976) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 397 • The Ivory Camel • (2007) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 402 • Yellow Laughter • (2008) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 404 • The Story Thus Far … • (1934) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 406 • Taverel Manor (fragment) • (1978) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 421 • The Jade God • (1992) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 426 • The Return of the Sorcerer • (1976) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 435 • Untitled Synopsis (“James Norris…”) • (1976) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 437 • Spectres in the Dark • (1985) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 450 • The Spell of Damballah • (1987) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 456 • Untitled Synopsis (partial) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 457 • Untitled Synopsis (Steve Gorman, late one…”) • [Steve Gorman] • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
  • 462 • The House of Om (synopsis) • (1984) • short fiction by Robert E. Howard
Publisher :Robert E. Howard Foundation
Year :January 2011
Format :Hardcover with dust jacket
Pages :xiii plus 473
Cover :Jim & Ruth Keegan
Illustrations :None

Notes

Edited by Rob Roehm
First printing limited to 150 copies. Subsequent printings of 50 copies each up to a total of 300 copies.
“The Story Thus Far” consists of the short paragraphs that appeared at the start of the second and third portions of “Skull-Face” as it appeared in WEIRD TALES. It is not known if REH wrote these or Farnsworth Wright.

Tales of Weird Menace

Tales of Weird Menace collects Howard’s Weird Menace and Yellow Peril yarns, many of which have never seen book publication in the U.S. It includes a hefty “Miscellanea” section featuring hard-to-find fragments and synopses. This volume is 473 pages, plus introductory material.

Tags: Don Herron / Jim Keegan / Rob Roehm / Robert E. Howard / Ruth Keegan