Weird Tales December 1936

The Fire Of Asshurbanipal was sold posthumously to Weird Tales by Howard’s father, then the only surviving member of Howard’s immediate family. The story features a pair of adventurers. One is an American, named Steve Clarney, and the other is an Afghan named Yar Ali.

Contents

  • fep • Coming Next Month (Weird Tales, December 1936) • essay by uncredited
  • 514 • The Fire of Asshurbanipal • [Cthulhu Mythos Tales] • novelette by Robert E. Howard
  • 515 •  The Fire of Asshurbanipal • interior artwork by J. Allen St. John
  • 530 • Out of the Sun • short story by Granville S. Hoss
  • 531 •  Out of the Sun • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 537 • Vespers • poem by Edgar Daniel Kramer
  • 538 • The Haunter of the Dark • [Cthulhu Mythos] • novelette by H. P. Lovecraft
  • 539 •  The Haunter of the Dark • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 554 • Portrait of a Murderer • short story by John Russell Fearn
  • 555 •  Portrait of a Murderer • interior artwork by Harold S. De Lay
  • 563 • Mother of Serpents • short story by Robert Bloch
  • 570 • The Cyclops of Xoatl • [Bart Leslie] • novelette by Otis Adelbert Kline and E. Hoffmann Price
  • 571 •  The Cyclops of Xoatl • interior artwork by Harold S. De Lay
  • 597 • The Woman at Loon Point • short story by August Derleth and Mark Schorer [as by August W. Derleth and Mark Schorer]
  • 597 •  The Woman at Loon Point • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 607 • The Album • short story by Amelia Reynolds Long
  • 612 • The Theater Upstairs • short story by Manly Wade Wellman
  • 616 • It Walks by Night • novelette by Henry Kuttner
  • 621 •  Weird Story Reprint • (1928) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 621 • A Passion in the Desert • (1898) • short story by Honoré de Balzac (trans. of Une passion dans le désert 1830)
  • 632 •  The Eyrie • (1924) • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch
  • 632 • The Eyrie (Weird Tales, December 1936) • [The Eyrie] • essay by The Editor
  • 632 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Whooey! What a Cover! • essay by Jack Johnson
  • 632 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): A Good Issue • essay by H. P.
  • 632 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Brundage and St. John • [Letters: Robert A. W. Lowndes] • essay by Robert A. W. Lowndes [as by Robert W. Lowndes]
  • 634 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): From the Orient • essay by Charles F. Choate
  • 634 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): A Real Surprize Ending • essay by Jim Mooney [as by James N. Mooney]
  • 634 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Weirder Cover • essay by John V. Baltadonis
  • 634 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): St. John’s Cover • essay by Donald Allgeier
  • 635 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Cheap Horror-Thriller • essay by Donn Brazier
  • 635 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Knock! Knock! • essay by uncredited
  • 636 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): The Facts of Astronomy • essay by Arthur R. Mink
  • 636 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): An Admirer of Howard • essay by T. Gelbert
  • 637 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Oogy-Woogy Tales • essay by Gertrude Hemken
  • 637 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Ten Best Stories • essay by N. W. Siringer
  • 638 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Cover Comments • essay by A. L. Jordan
  • 638 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): A Truly Creepy Story • essay by Sylvia Eyler
  • 638 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): An Author Comments • essay by Clark Ashton Smith
  • 638 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): A Tiptop Issue • essay by B. M. Reynolds
  • 639 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): The House of Duryea • essay by Julius Hopkins
  • 640 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Concise Comments • essay by Miss Elvina Smith
  • 640 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Concise Comments • essay by John Elsey
  • 640 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Concise Comments • essay by F. F. Kershall
  • 640 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Concise Comments • essay by Alvin V. Pershing
  • 640 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Concise Comments • essay by Robert A. Madle
  • 640 •  Letter (Weird Tales, December 1936): Concise Comments • essay by George N. Heflick
Publisher : Popular Fiction Publishing Company
Year : December 1936
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Format : Pulp
Pages : 132
Cover : J. Allen St. John 
Illustrations : Se above

Notes

Weird Tales Volume 28 Number 5
Pages run 513-640 excluding covers.
Cover illustrates “The Fire of Asshurbanipal”.
Interior art credits for “The Fire of Asshurbanipal” and “The Eyrie” per Jaffery & Cook The Collector’s Index to Weird Tales.d

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The Fire Of Asshurbanipal was sold posthumously to Weird Tales by Howard’s father, then the only surviving member of Howard’s immediate family. The story features a pair of adventurers. One is an American, named Steve Clarney, and the other is an Afghan named Yar Ali.

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