A collection of boxing stories. All edited back to their original pulp appearance. Includes original artwork from stories.

Contents

  • 7 • Bare Knuckles and Bulldogs: An Introduction to the Boxing Fiction of Robert E. Howard • essay by Mark Finn
  • 11 • Editor’s Comments (Waterfront Fists & Others) • essay by Paul Herman
  • 13 •  Letter to the Editor (The Ring, April 1926) • (1926) • essay by Robert E. Howard (variant of Letter to “The Ring” Magazine (“Here is my opinion on the greatest heavyweights…”))
  • 14 • Kid Lavigne Is Dead • (1928) • poem by Robert E. Howard
  • 15 • Dula Due to Be Champion • (1928) • essay by Robert E. Howard
  • 18 • The Apparition in the Prize Ring • [Ace Jessel] • (1929) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 18 •  The Apparition in the Prize Ring • (1929) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 30 • The Pit of the Serpent • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1929) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 30 •  The Pit of the Serpent • (1929) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 46 • The Bull Dog Breed • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 46 •  The Bull Dog Breed • (1930) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 62 • Sailors’ Grudge • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 62 •  Sailors’ Grudge • (1930) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 78 • Fist and Fang • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 78 •  Fist and Fang • (1930) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 94 • The Iron Man • non-genre • (1930) • novella by Robert E. Howard
  • 94 •  The Iron Man • (1930) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 124 • Winner Take All • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 124 •  Winner Take All • (1930) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 138 • Waterfront Fists • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 138 •  Waterfront Fists • (1930) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 154 • Champ of the Forecastle • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1930) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 154 •  Champ of the Forecastle • (1930) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 168 • Alleys of Peril • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 168 •  Alleys of Peril • (1931) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 184 • Texas Fists • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 184 •  Texas Fists • (1931) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 202 • Circus Fists • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1931) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 202 •  Circus Fists • (1931) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 218 • Vikings of the Gloves • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1932) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 218 •  Vikings of the Gloves • (1932) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 234 • Night of Battle • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1932) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 234 •  Night of Battle • (1932) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 250 • The Slugger’s Game • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1934) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 250 •  The Slugger’s Game • (1934) • interior artwork by Earle Bergey [as by Earle K. Bergey]
  • 266 • General Ironfist • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1934) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 266 •  General Ironfist • (1934) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 282 • Sluggers of the Beach • non-genre • [Sailor Steve Costigan] • (1934) • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 282 •  Sluggers on the Beach • (1934) • interior artwork by Allen Thomas
  • 296 • Alleys of Darkness • [Dennis Dorgan] • (1934) • short story by Robert E. Howard [as by Patrick Ervin]
  • 296 •  Alleys of Darkness • (1934) • interior artwork by Jayem Wilcox
Howard Works ISFDB
Publisher : Wildside Press
Year : May 2003 (hardcover); December 2004 (trade paperback)
Edition: 1st. 
Format : Hardcover with dustjacket
Pages : 308
Cover : Unknown
Illustrations : Artwork as published in the Pulp magazines

Notes

Edited by Paul Herman.
“First Edition” on copyright page.
Print on demand.

A collection of boxing stories. All edited back to their original pulp appearance. Includes original artwork from stories.

Tags: Allen Thomas / Jayem Wilcox / Mark Finn / Paul Herman / Robert E. Howard / Steve Costigan