Weird Tales August 1928

“Red Shadows” was REH’s first published Solomon Kane story (Howard’s original title was “Solomon Kane”). It tells a tale of wide scope, one which takes place over many years and many countries. It’s a tale of unrelenting dogged persistence as Kane spends years of his life seeking to avenge the death of a complete stranger.

Contents

  • 145 • Future Issues (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by uncredited
  • 148 • Black Mora • poem by A. Leslie148 •  Black Mora • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 149 • Red Shadows • [Solomon Kane] • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 149 •  Red Shadows • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 157 •  Red Shadows [2] • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 165 •  You Can’t Kill a Ghost • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 165 • You Can’t Kill a Ghost • short story by Frank Belknap Long [as by Frank Belknap Long, Jr.]
  • 171 • Vulture Crag • novelette by Everil Worrell
  • 171 •  Vulture Crag • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 187 • The Rose Window • short story by Charlton Lawrence Edholm
  • 187 •  The Rose Window • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 192 •  Weird Tales, August 1928 • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch (variant of Servants of Satan 1925)
  • 193 • Crashing Suns (Part 1 of 2) • [Interstellar Patrol • 1] • serial by Edmond Hamilton
  • 193 •  Crashing Suns (Part 1 of 2) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 215 • The Man in the Green Coat • novelette by Eli Colter
  • 215 •  The Man in the Green Coat • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 231 • The Grip of Evil Dream • [Sonnets of the Midnight Hours • 5] • poem by Donald Wandrei
  • 231 •  Sonnets of the Midnight Hours • [Weird Tales Decorations] • (1928) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 232 • The Witches’ Sabbath (Part 2 of 2) • serial by Stephen Bagby
  • 232 •  The Witches’ Sabbath (Part 2 of 2) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 252 • Dirge • poem by Leavenworth Macnab
  • 253 • The Vengeance of Nitocris • short story by Tennessee Williams [as by Thomas Lanier Williams]
  • 253 •  The Vengeance of Nitocris • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 261 • L’Irréparable • poem by Charles Baudelaire (trans. of L’irréparable 1857) [as by Charles P. Baudelaire]
  • 261 • Les Sept Vieillards • poem by Charles Baudelaire (trans. of Les sept vieillards 1861) [as by Charles P. Baudelaire]
  • 262 • Une Charogne • poem by Charles Baudelaire (trans. of Une charogne 1857) [as by Charles P. Baudelaire]
  • 263 • Wonderfully Preserved Relics • [Folks Used to Believe] • essay by Alvin F. Harlow
  • 263 •  Folks Used to Believe • (1927) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 264 • The Justice of the Czar • non-genre • short story by George Fielding Eliot [as by Captain George Fielding Eliot]
  • 268 • The Demoiselle d’Ys • (1895) • short story by Robert W. Chambers
  • 268 •  Weird Story Reprint • (1928) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 277 •  Weird Tales, August 1928 [2] • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch (variant of The Green Scarab 1925)
  • 278 •  The Eyrie • (1924) • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch
  • 278 • The Eyrie (Weird Tales, August 1928) • [The Eyrie] • essay by The Editor
  • 278 •  Letter (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by William Russell Moore
  • 279 •  Letter (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by N. J. O’Neail
  • 279 •  Letter (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by William Randolph
  • 279 •  Letter (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by Jerry Snow
  • 279 •  Letter (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by Clara Espiritu
  • 279 •  Letter (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by Veith Dall
  • 280 •  Letter (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by J. W. Meek
  • 280 •  Letter (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by Paul Hendrickson
  • 280 •  Letter (Weird Tales, August 1928) • essay by Jack Darrow
Publisher : Popular Fiction Publishing Company
Year : August 1928
Replica by: Girasol November 1927
Format : Pulp
Pages : 144
Cover : Curtis C. Senf
Illustrations : Se above

Notes

Weird Tales Volume 12 Number 2
Canada price C$0.30.
Perfect bound, wraps. Page numbers do not include covers.
Page numbers run from 145 through 288.
The Baudelaire poems on page 261 are prose translations by Clark Ashton Smith and are grouped under the title “Three Poems in Prose”.
The letters by Meek and Hendrickson from Joshi and Michaud’s H. P. Lovecraft in “The Eyrie”.

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Weird Tales 1928 August

“Red Shadows” was REH’s first published Solomon Kane story (Howard’s original title was “Solomon Kane”). It tells a tale of wide scope, one which takes place over many years and many countries. It’s a tale of unrelenting dogged persistence as Kane spends years of his life seeking to avenge the death of a complete stranger.

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