Strange Tales of Mystery and Terror Volume 2 Number 2 (#5)
The story, “People of the Dark”, is considered to be part of the Cthulhu Mythos. It was first published in this magazine.
Strange Tales of Mystery and Terror) was an American pulp magazine first published from 1931 to 1933 by Clayton Publications. It specialized in fantasy and weird fiction, and was a significant competitor to Weird Tales, the leading magazine in the field. Its published stories include “Wolves of Darkness” by Jack Williamson, as well as work by Robert E. Howard and Clark Ashton Smith. The magazine ceased publication when Clayton entered bankruptcy. It was temporarily revived by Wildside Press, which published three issues edited by Robert M. Price from 2003 to 2007.
- Stragella • novelette by Hugh B. Cave
- The Sleep-Bringers of Weeng • essay by uncredited
- Dread Exile • short story by Paul Ernst
- The Ghost of Agrippina • essay by uncredited
- The Great Circle • [Gerald Canevin] • novella by Henry S. Whitehead
- The House in the Magnolias • short story by August Derleth and Mark Schorer
- People of the Dark • short story by Robert E. Howard
- The Departing Soul • essay by uncredited
- The Emergency Call • short story by Marion Brandon
- The Golden Patio • short story by Aubrey Feist
- Superstitions • essay by uncredited
- The Nameless Offspring • novelette by Clark Ashton Smith
- The Cauldron • essay by Harry Bates
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Edited by Harry Bates
“People of the Dark” is illustrated by Amos Sewell
Perfect bound, wraps. Page numbers do not include covers.
Page numbers run from 145 through 288.
“The Caldron” is letters to the editor.
Data from facsimile copy.
B. D. Alexander