Weird Tales January 1934

“Rogues in the House” is one of the original short stories starring Conan the Cimmerian. Conan inadvertently becoming involved in the struggle between two powerful men fighting for control of a city-state. It was the seventh Conan story Howard had published. It is famous for the fight scene between Conan and an ape, often known as the cover by artist Frank Frazetta.

Prior to the story’s beginning, Conan kills a corrupt priest of Anu, who was both a fence and police informer. However, Conan was arrested after he became intoxicated and a prostitute turned him in. Languishing in a jail cell while awaiting his execution, Conan receives Murilo’s visit and is proposed a bargain: in exchange for setting him free and getting him out of Corinthia with a bag of gold, Conan will assassinate Nabonidus.

Contents

  • 3 • The Solitary Hunters (Part 1 of 3) • serial by David H. Keller, M.D. [as by David H. Keller]
  • 3 •  The Solitary Hunters (Part 1 of 3) • interior artwork by Jayem Wilcox
  • 22 • The Red Knife of Hassan • [Jules de Grandin] • novelette by Seabury Quinn
  • 22 •  The Red Knife of Hassan • interior artwork by Jayem Wilcox
  • 42 • Place Names • poem by Katherine van der Veer
  • 43 • Invaders of the Ice World • novelette by Jack Williamson
  • 43 •  Invaders of the Ice World • interior artwork by Jayem Wilcox
  • 58 • Too Late • poem by Alfred I. Tooke
  • 59 • A Phantom in the Sky • short story by Ronal Kayser [as by Dale Clark]
  • 59 •  A Phantom in the Sky • interior artwork by H. R. Hammond
  • 67 •  Weird Tales, January 1934 • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch (variant of The Green Scarab 1925)
  • 68 • Rogues in the House • [Conan] • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 68 •  Rogues in the House • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 85 • The Weaver in the Vault • [Zothique] • short story by Clark Ashton Smith
  • 85 •  The Weaver in the Vault • interior artwork by Clark Ashton Smith
  • 93 •  Weird Tales, January 1934 [2] • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch (variant of The Desert Lich 1924)
  • 94 • The Vampire Master (Part 4 of 4) • [Dr. John Dale] • serial by Edmond Hamilton [as by Hugh Davidson]
  • 94 •  The Vampire Master (Part 4 of 4) • interior artwork by Jayem Wilcox
  • 109 • In the Triangle • short story by Howard Wandrei
  • 112 •  Weird Tales, January 1934 [3] • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch (variant of Weird Tales, December 1924 [3] 1924)
  • 113 • Candles • poem by Dorothy Quick
  • 114 •  Weird Story Reprint • (1928) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 114 • The Woman of the Wood • (1926) • novelette by A. Merritt
  • 132 •  The Eyrie • (1924) • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch
  • 132 • The Eyrie (Weird Tales, January 1934) • [The Eyrie] • essay by The Editor
  • 132 • The New Yorker (excerpt) • essay by Alexander Woollcott
  • 132 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by H. P. Lovecraft
  • 132 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by Julius Hopkins
  • 133 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by J. St. J. Pearson-Miller
  • 133 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by Walter C. Maxwell
  • 133 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by Stephen R. Tucker
  • 133 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by Hugh Hulsey
  • 133 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by Walter G. Detrick [as by Guy Detrick]
  • 134 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by Donald Allgeier
  • 134 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by Leroy Engler
  • 134 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by S. J. S.
  • 134 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by Kathryn Rogers
  • 134 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by G. W. Hockley
  • 135 •  Letter (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by Alonzo Leonard
  • 136 • Possession • short story by Julius Long
  • 137 • Coming Next Month (Weird Tales, January 1934) • essay by uncredited
Publisher : Popular Fiction Publishing Company
Year : January 1934
Replica by: Girasol July 2014
Format : Pulp
Pages : 144
Cover : Margaret Brundage
Illustrations : Se above

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“Rogues in the House” is one of the original short stories starring Conan the Cimmerian. Conan inadvertently becoming involved in the struggle between two powerful men fighting for control of a city-state. It was the seventh Conan story Howard had published. It is famous for the fight scene between Conan and an ape, often known as the cover by artist Frank Frazetta.

Prior to the story’s beginning, Conan kills a corrupt priest of Anu, who was both a fence and police informer. However, Conan was arrested after he became intoxicated and a prostitute turned him in. Languishing in a jail cell while awaiting his execution, Conan receives Murilo’s visit and is proposed a bargain: in exchange for setting him free and getting him out of Corinthia with a bag of gold, Conan will assassinate Nabonidus.

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