Weird Tales May 1928

Contains the story Sea Curse, a tale which starts with a village tragedy. A local girl who lives with her elderly aunt has been seduced and deflowered by a swaggering, drunk sailor.

In despair she drowns herself in the ocean. The sailor mocks her aunt over the girl’s washed-up body on the beach. The old aunt retaliates by putting an awful, terrible curse upon the sailor and his mate…and from that moment, the wheels of awful destiny are put into motion.

Contents

  • 580 •  The Eyrie • (1924) • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch
  • 580 • The Eyrie (Weird Tales, May 1928) • [The Eyrie] • essay by The Editor
  • 580 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • essay by Royal W. Jimerson [as by R. W. Jimerson]
  • 582 • The Bat-Men of Thorium (Part 1 of 3) • serial by Bertram Russell
  • 582 •  The Bat-Men of Thorium (Part 1 of 3) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 591 •  The Bat-Men of Thorium (Part 1 of 3) [2] • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 599 • The Skeleton Under the Lamp • short story by Bassett Morgan
  • 599 •  The Skeleton Under the Lamp • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 611 • The Hand of the Invisible • short story by E. Irvine Haines
  • 611 •  The Hand of the Invisible • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 617 • Sea Curse • [Faring Town] • short story by Robert E. Howard
  • 621 • Riders in the Sky • short story by August Derleth and Mark Schorer [as by August W. Derleth and Marc R. Schorer]
  • 625 • A Wager in Candlesticks • short story by Robert T. Griebling
  • 625 •  A Wager in Candlesticks • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 636 •  Weird Tales, May 1928 • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch (variant of Weird Tales, November 1924 1924)
  • 637 • Three Coffins • novelette by Arthur J. Burks
  • 637 •  Three Coffins • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 656 • The Basilisk • [Folks Used to Believe] • essay by Alvin F. Harlow
  • 656 •  Folks Used to Believe • (1927) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 657 • The Doomed Treveans • short story by G. G. Pendarves
  • 657 •  The Doomed Treveans • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 667 • Through the Veil • short story by Anne M. Bilbro
  • 667 •  Through the Veil • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 674 •  Sonnets of the Midnight Hours • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 674 • The Hungry Flowers • [Sonnets of the Midnight Hours • 1] • (1928) • poem by Donald Wandrei
  • 674 • Dream-Horror • [Sonnets of the Midnight Hours • 2] • poem by Donald Wandrei
  • 675 • The Strange People (Part 3 of 3) • serial by Murray Leinster
  • 675 •  The Strange People (Part 3 of 3) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 685 • The Black Madonna • non-genre • short story by A. W. Wyville
  • 688 • Malchior Makes Magic • short story by Charles Henry Mackintosh
  • 690 •  Weird Tales, May 1928 [2] • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch (variant of Weird Tales, December 1924 [3] 1924)
  • 691 • Rappaccini’s Daughter • [Rappaccini • 1] • (1844) • novelette by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • 691 •  Weird Story Reprint • (1928) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 709 • Clair de Lune • poem by Minnie Faegre Knox
  • 711 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • essay by Ralph Carson
  • 711 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • essay by Mrs. Paul Clay
  • 711 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • essay by Cod Young
  • 711 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • essay by Mrs. Leslie Scott
  • 711 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • [Letters to Weird Tales] • essay by Robert E. Howard [as by R. E. Howard]
  • 712 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • essay by E. M. Gunnell
  • 712 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • essay by Edwin Beard
  • 712 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • essay by George C. Engels
  • 712 •  Letter (Weird Tales, May 1928) • essay by Elmer Klopp
Publisher : Popular Fiction Publishing Company
Year : May 1928
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Format : Pulp
Pages : 144
Cover : Curtis C. Senf
Illustrations : See above

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Page numbers run from 577 to 720 excluding covers.

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Weird Tales 1928 May

Contains the story Sea Curse, a tale which starts with a village tragedy. A local girl who lives with her elderly aunt has been seduced and deflowered by a swaggering, drunk sailor.

In despair she drowns herself in the ocean. The sailor mocks her aunt over the girl’s washed-up body on the beach. The old aunt retaliates by putting an awful, terrible curse upon the sailor and his mate…and from that moment, the wheels of awful destiny are put into motion.

Tags: H. P. Lovecraft / Pulp / Robert E. Howard / Weird Tales