“Black Canaan” is a short story by American writer Robert E. Howard, originally published in the June 1936 issue of Weird Tales. It is a regional horror story in the Southern Gothic mode, one of several such tales by Howard set in the piney woods of the ArkLaTex region of the Southern United States. The related stories include “The Shadow of the Beast”, “Black Hound of Death”, “Moon of Zambebwei” and “Pigeons from Hell”.

Contents

  • 642 • Loot of the Vampire (Part 1 of 2) • [Peters & Ethredge] • serial by Thorp McClusky
  • 643 •  Loot of the Vampire (Part 1 of 2) • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 662 • Black Canaan • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 663 •  Black Canaan • interior artwork by Harold S. De Lay
  • 684 • The House of the Evil Eye • [Dr. John Dale] • novelette by Edmond Hamilton [as by Hugh Davidson]
  • 685 •  The House of the Evil Eye • interior artwork by Vincent Napoli
  • 709 •  Weird Tales, June 1936 • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by Dwight Boyce
  • 710 • The Telephone in the Library • short story by August Derleth [as by August W. Derleth]
  • 711 •  The Telephone in the Library • interior artwork by Frank Utpatel
  • 719 • Ballad of the Wolf • poem by Henry Kuttner
  • 720 • The Grinning Ghoul • short story by Robert Bloch
  • 721 •  The Grinning Ghoul • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 727 •  Weird Tales, June 1936 • [Weird Tales Decorations] • interior artwork by uncredited (variant of Weird Tales, March 1925 1925)
  • 728 • The Ruler of Fate (Part 3 of 3) • serial by Jack Williamson
  • 729 •  The Ruler of Fate (Part 3 of 3) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 740 • Mordecai’s Pipe • short story by A. V. Milyer
  • 742 • Lethe • short story by Harold G. Shane
  • 745 • The Harbor of Ghosts • short story by M. J. Bardine
  • 750 •  Weird Story Reprint • (1928) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 750 • The Brain in the Jar • (1924) • short story by Norman Elwood Hammerstrom and Richard F. Searight [as by Norman Elwood Hammerstrom and R. F. Searight]
  • 757 • Coming Next Month (Weird Tales, June 1936) • essay by uncredited
  • 760 •  The Eyrie • (1924) • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch
  • 760 • The Eyrie (Weird Tales, June 1936) • [The Eyrie] • essay by The Editor
  • 760 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): No More Detective Stories • essay by John Malone
  • 760 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Well-Balanced Assortment • essay by B. M. Reynolds
  • 761 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): For Her Small Daughter • essay by Wanda Pascuzzi
  • 761 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): WT, Collier’s, Time • essay by E. A. Taylor (correspondent)
  • 761 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): An Uneasy Touch of Goose-Flesh • essay by Thurston Topham
  • 762 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Years of Interesting Reading • essay by J. F. MacDuffee
  • 762 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): One Rainy Day • essay by Robert J. Hoyer [as by Robert Hoyer]
  • 763 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Every Story a Winner • essay by Charles H. Bert
  • 764 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): The Brundage Covers • essay by Robert Oberon
  • 764 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): The Tree of Life • essay by Henry Kuttner
  • 764 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Jules de Grandin • essay by John V. Baltadonis
  • 764 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): An Astounding Issue • essay by Robert A. Madle
  • 764 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Correspondents Wanted • essay by Nils H. Frome
  • 764 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Eye-Widening Horror • essay by Gertrude Hemken
  • 765 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): The Blue Woman • essay by E. L. Mengshoel
  • 766 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Botany of Northwest Smith • essay by W. A. Betikofer
  • 767 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Her Favorite Magazine • essay by Mrs. E. Russell
  • 767 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Concise Comments • essay by Edison Avery Price
  • 768 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Concise Comments • essay by Samuel Gordon
  • 768 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Concise Comments • essay by Earl S. Peirce, Jr.
  • 768 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Concise Comments • essay by Constance Gill
  • 768 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Concise Comments • essay by John Spratt
  • 768 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Concise Comments • essay by Robert Bloch
  • 768 •  Letter (Weird Tales, June 1936): Concise Comments • [Letters to Weird Tales] • essay by Robert E. Howard
Publisher : Popular Fiction Publishing Company
Year : June 1936
Other issues:  
Format : Pulp
Pages : 132
Cover : Margaret Brundage
Illustrations : Se above

Notes

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Weird Tales 1936 June

“Black Canaan” is a short story by American writer Robert E. Howard, originally published in the June 1936 issue of Weird Tales. It is a regional horror story in the Southern Gothic mode, one of several such tales by Howard set in the piney woods of the ArkLaTex region of the Southern United States. The related stories include “The Shadow of the Beast”, “Black Hound of Death”, “Moon of Zambebwei” and “Pigeons from Hell”.

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