Weird Tales September 1938

“A Thunder of Trumpets” by Robert E. Howard and Thurston Torbett appeared in the September 1938 issue of Weird Tales—the advertisement in the preceding issue declared:

Robert E. Howard’s part in the story is the last fiction that flowed from his inspired pen before his untimely death. (Weird Tales Aug 1938).

Todd B. Wick has written an article about this story on his blog ‘On an Underwood no.5‘.

Contents

  • fep • Israfel (excerpt) • [Virgil Finlay’s Poetry Series] • poem by Edgar Allan Poe
  • fep •  Israfel • [Virgil Finlay’s Poetry Series] • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 258 • As ‘Twas Told to Me • novelette by Seabury Quinn
  • 259 •  As ‘Twas Told to Me • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 282 • The Magic Mirror • (1938) • short story by Algernon Blackwood
  • 283 •  The Magic Mirror • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 288 • The Wreck • poem by Alfred I. Tooke
  • 289 • The White Rat • short story by Bruce Bryan and Earl Peirce, Jr.
  • 289 •  The White Rat • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 303 • A Thunder of Trumpets • short story by Robert E. Howard and Frank Thurston Torbett
  • 303 •  A Thunder of Trumpets • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 316 • The Mandarin’s Canaries • short story by Robert Bloch
  • 317 •  The Mandarin’s Canaries • interior artwork by Jim Mooney
  • 324 • The Wood • (1929) • poem by H. P. Lovecraft
  • 325 • The Fire Princess (Part 2 of 3) • serial by Edmond Hamilton
  • 325 •  The Fire Princess (Part 2 of 3) • interior artwork by Virgil Finlay
  • 348 • The Prophet Speaks • poem by Clark Ashton Smith
  • 349 • The Witch in the Fog • short story by Harry Altshuler [as by Alexander Faust]
  • 354 • The Cavern • short story by Gertrude Gordon and Manly Wade Wellman
  • 359 • The Eyes of Ustad Isa • short story by Charles Henry Mackintosh
  • 363 •  Weird Story Reprint • (1928) • interior artwork by Hugh Rankin
  • 363 • A Witch’s Curse • (1929) • novelette by Paul Ernst
  • 377 • The Jolly Hangman • poem by Edgar Daniel Kramer
  • 378 •  The Eyrie • (1924) • interior artwork by Andrew Brosnatch
  • 378 • The Eyrie (Weird Tales, September 1938) • [The Eyrie] • essay by The Editor
  • 378 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Just Too Too Too • essay by Caroline Ferber
  • 379 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Quinn the Master • essay by John R. Brooks
  • 379 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Through the Cortex • essay by Seymour Kapetansky
  • 379 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): From ‘Way Down Under • essay by Gordon Dryland
  • 379 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): A de Grandin Movie • essay by Bernard Austin Dwyer
  • 380 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Wasted Space • essay by T. Gelbert
  • 380 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Vampire Highways • essay by B. Reagan [as by Bert Reagan]
  • 380 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Q. E. D. • essay by Louise Leftwich
  • 380 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Differentness • essay by Arthur L. Widner, Jr.
  • 380 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): A Fine Issue • essay by John V. Baltadonis
  • 380 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Dynamic Jules • essay by James H. Nelson, Jr.
  • 381 • Coming Next Month (Weird Tales, September 1938) • essay by uncredited
  • 382 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Nothing on Brundage • essay by L. Everett Wade
  • 382 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Eery Pictures • essay by E. B. Hardy
  • 382 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Classic Reprints • essay by Richard H. Jamison
  • 382 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Mongol Hordes • essay by R. Frederick
  • 383 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): A Few Brickbats • essay by W. S. Hamilton
  • 383 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Most Colossal • essay by William F. Zuckert, Jr.
  • 384 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): A Million Minds • essay by Ernest H. Ormsbee
  • 384 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Concise Comments • essay by Leah Bodine Drake
  • 384 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Concise Comments • essay by Conrad H. Ruppert
  • 384 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Concise Comments • essay by Robert McCary
  • 384 •  Letter (Weird Tales, September 1938): Concise Comments • essay by James J. O’Donnell
Publisher : Popular Fiction Publishing Company
Year : September 1938
Replica by:  
Format : Pulp
Pages : 132
Cover : Margaret Brundage
Illustrations : Se above

Notes

Volume 32 Number 3.
Pages run 257-384 excluding covers.
Interior art credits per Jaffery & Cook The Collector’s Index to Weird Tales.

A Thunder of Trumpets is illustrated by Virgil Finlay.

Howard Works ISFDB

 

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“A Thunder of Trumpets” by Robert E. Howard and Thurston Torbett appeared in the September 1938 issue of Weird Tales.

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