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June 2005 Bran Mak Morn: The Last King
by ROBERT E. HOWARD and published by Del Rey books. This is the paperback version of Wandering Star's premium hard back of the same name. Includes b/w illustrations and an ADDITIONAL story not included in the Wandering Star text... a story whose connection to the Bran saga was only recently discovered. How cool is that!!??? For more info, click here.
 June 2005 REH: Two-Gun Raconteur #8
The eighth action-packed issue of this fun fanzine is
now available! Printed in a LIMITED EDITION of 250
numbered copies
. For more information click here.  
 Arpil 2005

The long awaited Bison books are out!
Spear-headed by Wandering Star's series editor Rusty Burke, 5 new volumes of Howard's stories are finally published by the University of Nebraska's Bison Books. These books contain some of the absolute best of Howard's work...

Arpil 2005 The Black Stranger and Other American Tales
This book, published by Bison Books and edited by Steven Tompkins, assembles some excellent stories that offer Howard's view of the American experience... gothic. An America "where dominion goes hand in hand with damnation." A wonderful collection with an insightful introduction. For more information,
click here.
Arpil 2005 Boxing Stories
This volume by Bison Books and edited by Chris Gruber collects 16 of Howard's best boxing stories. Many humorous and many gritty, these stories are presented for the first time unedited and unexpurgated -- restored from Howard's original manuscripts. A great bunch of stories that reflects Howard's own serious interest in boxing. For more info,
click here.
Arpil 2005 Lord of Samarcand and Other Adventure Tales of the Old Orient
Spanning 5 centuries of bloody conflict, this volume by Bison Books and Rusty Burke collects all of Howard's historical adventures dealing with Europe and the Middle East, including his stories of the Crusades that are hands down the closest to Howard's Conan tales in content and sheer ass-kicking intensity. For more information,
click here.
Arpil 2005 The Riot at Bucksnort and Other Western Tales
Another volume of Howard stories by Bison Books. Edited by David Gentzel, this book collects some of the best of Howard's humorous Western stories featuring characters such as Pike Bearfield, Brekinridge Elkins, and Buckner J. Grimes. More like a book of "tall tales" of the western sort, this volume is a real hoot! For more info, click here.
Arpil 2005 The End of the Trail: Western Stories
Published by Bison Books and edited by Rusty Burke, these stories are the best of Howard's western tales. Unlike most "happy ending" Western stories with prefect heroes, these tales possess the distinctive stamp of Robert E. Howard's personality upon them... gritty, action packed, and violent. Excellent stuff. For more info, click here.
Arpil 2005 Pulp Replicas by Girasol!
Ok, so it's old news, but I just stumbled across this information again and felt it would be very useful to mention. Girasol Collectables has been steadily reproducing exact replicas of original pulp magazines from the 1920's, 1930's, and 1940's. Complete with color covers and similiar binding, these are the closest you'll get to the real thing. Very cool! Of special note are several rare pulps containing Robert E. Howard stories, including his first appearance in print! For more info, click here.
April 2005 Robert E. Howard's Strange Tales
A collection of weird yarns by Robert E. Howard edited by Dennis McHaney. For more information click here and do a search using the keywords: "Robert E. Howard".
April 2005 People of the Dark:The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 3
New hard cover published by Wildside Press. The third volume of a multi-volume book series collecting all of Howard's stories published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales. For more info click here.
March 2005 The Moon of Skulls:The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 2
New hard cover published by Wildside Press. The second volume of a multi-volume book series collecting all of Howard's stories published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales. For more info click here.
Feb. 2005 The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies, #8
The only academic, scholarly journal devoted to the author's life and work comes through with another interesting issue. Contents include essays exploring the influence upon Howard's work of imperialism, the gothic tradition, and Howard's home state of Texas. Also included are some intriguing reviews of the most recent publications relating to Howard's work and life including the critical anthology The Barbaric Triumph, The Power of the Writing Mind, Graveyard Rats, and others. Highly recommended and well worth supporting. For more information click here.
Feb.
2005
The Cimmerian #6
This sixth issue features articles by Rob Roehm, Gary Romeo, and David A. Hardy, plus verse from Darrell Schweitzer.
For more info click here.
Dec.
2004
The Cimmerian #5
The fifth incarnation of this fanzine is dedicated to the twentieth anniversary of the book The Dark Barbarian, including reminiscences from Darrell Schweitzer, Charles Hoffman, and Don Herron, plus verse from Donald Sidney-Fryer.
For more info click here.
 Dec.
2004
Shadow Kingdoms: The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1
New hard cover published by Wildside Press. The first volume of a multi-volume book series collecting all of Howard's stories published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales. For more info click here.
Dec.
2004
REH: Two-Gun Raconteur #7
The most recent incarnation of this light-hearted fanzine. Contents include artwork by Charles Keegan
, Newton Burcham , Bill Cavalier, David Burton, Joe Wehrle, and Stephen Fabian. Also includes articles by Benjamin Szumskyj, Linda Melchione, Danny Street, and Don Herron. Plus a story by R. E. Howard. For more info click here.
 Dec.
2004
Robert E. Howard Companion #1
The newest fanzine by Howard fan Joe Marek. Contents include articles by Morgan Holmes, Fred Blosser, Steve Tompkins, Rusty Burke, Joe Marek, and Bryan Laub. Also news, reviews, etc. To order click here, or try one of Seele-Brent's other dealers here.
Dec.
2004
The Howard Review #13
The thirteenth issue of Dennis McHaney's classic fanzine. For more information click here and do a search using the keywords: "Robert E. Howard".
Nov.
2004
The Bloody Crown of Conan
Published by Ballantine Books, this is the second of a three volume trade paperback set of Wandering Star's Robert E. Howard's Conan of Cimmeria series. For more information check here.
Oct.
2004
The Cimmerian #4
The fourth issue of this fanzine featuring articles by Robert M. Price, Leo Grin, and an interivew by Ben Szumskyj with Mr. Price. For more info click here.
Sept.
2004
The Howard Review #12
After a long hiatus, Dennis McHaney has revived his old, and now classic, 1970's fanzine and is publishing brand new issues with new, up-to-date content... and some old as well. For more information click here and do a search using the keywords: "Robert E. Howard".
August
2004
The Cimmerian #3
The third issue of this Howard fanzine featuring reports on this years Robert E. Howard Days celebration in Cross Plains, Texas by Leo Grin; and articles by Robert Weinberg and Don Herron. Click here for more info.
July 2004 Treasures of Tartary and Other Heroic Tales by Robert E. Howard, edited by Paul Herman, and published by Wildside Press. The book collects five of Howard's stories: "Treasures of Tartary," "Son of the White Wolf," "Black Vulmea's Vengeance," "Boot Hill Payoff," and "The Vultures of Whapeton." The text is taken from the pulp magazines in which the stories first appeared. A mixture of different stories featuring different characters and different genres, this literary anthology also features an introduction by writer James Reasoner.
July 2004 Wandering Star's The Illustrated World of Robert E. Howard is a unique pubication for art lovers and Robert E. Howard fans alike. Wandering Star and Jim Keegan have brought together some of the best artists working today to produce paintings of extraordinary quality and likeness. Each painting exactly captures the spirit of one of Howard's characters or stories, and will hang well on any art lover's wall. In addition to the wonderful paintings, the publication features another world premier... never-before-seen photographs of Robert E. Howard. Also packed into this fantastic publication is detailed information on each literary character and work, and pictures of rare pulp magazine covers and interiors. Highly recommended. For more infomration click here.
July 2004 Wandering Star's Robert E. Howard's Conan of Cimmeria, Vol. 2 by Robert E. Howard, is here at last! Simply put, this book is the second in the finest, most exquisitly published series of Conan tales ever printed. For the first time, the stories are collected in the order that Howard wrote them, and also for the first time without any editorial alterations -- presented here as Howard meant them to be read. The illustrations by Gary Gianni are simply amazing, and the additional drafts and essays are superb. Once you have the book in your hands, you instantly realize the quality, the fine workmanship, and the careful thought that went into producing this volume. This is a dream come true for Conan fans. These are limited editions, so find them while you still can. For more information, click here.
June 2004 The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies, Issue No. 7 is now available! Under new mangagment by editor and Professor of History, Mark Hall, this journal is still essential for anyone interested in exploring the most current thought and latest discoveries surrounding Howard's life and work. For more information, check out the web site at: http://www.robert-e-howard.org/TDM/
June 2004 The Cimmerian, issues #1 and #2
A brand new Howard magazine edited and published by Leo Grin, also a current member of REHupa. Nice looking and well printed, issues numbers 1 & 2 were debuted at the same time. This professional magazine (who pays its writers) is a welcome addition to the Howard scene.
June 2004 REH: Two Gun Raconteur #6 is here! Published by long time Howard fan and publisher Damon Sasser. A great fanzine with refreshing light hearted fare. Very fun. Also one of the best looking and professionally printed fanzines published in the last 20 years. A good value for your money. For more information click here.
June 2004 The Barbaric Triumph edited by Don Herron, published by Wildside Press. The Barbaric Triumph is a sequel to Herron's previous landmark critical anthology The Dark Barbarian, originally published in 1984. This new book examines aspects of the life and work of Robert E. Howard -- from the phantoms of Hate simmering beneath Howard's blood-drenched prose to Howard's personal philosophy; and from Howard's visionary use of the American Frontier Myth to his rambunctious tales of boxing; this book represents the cutting edge of today's critical thought about Howard and his work. Featured are essays by Leo Grin, Edward A. Waterman, Charles Hoffman, Paul Spencer, Mark Finn, Steven R. Trout, Lauric Guillaud, Scott Connors, George Knight, Don Herron, and more. For more info, click here.
May 2004 The Hyborian Heresies by Dale Rippke, edited by Benjamin Szumskyj with Cover Art by David Burton, published by Wild Cat Books. This book is a collection of essays on the world and stories of Robert E. Howard's Conan character. Rippke's analysis, speculation and conjecture based on small bits of information and clues in the stories makes for intriguing and interesting reading for anyone interested in the fictional age of Conan the Cimmerian and the stories themselves. Most of these essays were previously published in The Robert E. Howard United Press Association (REHupa) and are making their public debut here for the first time. It's interesting to note that the other contributors to this book, the editor and the artist, are also members of REHupa.
March 2004 Gates of Empire and Other Tales of the Crusades by Robert E. Howard, edited by Paul Herman, and published by Wildside Press. The book collects eight of Howard's stories set during the Crusades. The text is taken from the pulp magazines in which the stories first appeared. There are some important stories missing from Gates of Empire that should be included in any complete collection of Howard's crusade tales -- notably, "Hawks Over Egypt" (later turned into the Conan story "Hawks Over Shem"), and "The Slave Princess."
Dec.
2003
REH: The Power of the Writing Mind edited by Ben Szumskyj and published by Mythos Books. A thick, meaty 76 page perfect bound magazine containing excellent articles on Howard and featuring artwork by famous and unfamous alike. Definitely worth the price. Surprisingly, the second well done Howard magazine in the same month! For more info, click here.
Dec.
2003
REH: Two Gun Raconteur #5 -- the lost issue! Published by long time Howard fan and publisher Damon Sasser. A great fanzine with light hearted fare. Very fun. Also one of the best looking and professionally printed fanzines published in the last 20 years. A good value for your money. For more information click here.
Dec.
2003
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian, published by Del Rey/Ballantine Books. For the first time ever, Robert E. Howard's original, unedited conan tales in trade paperback! This is the long awaited reprint of Wandering Star's Conan of Cimmeria Volume One, and includes all the fantastic stories, illustrations, and extras of the original hardback collectors edition -- all at a super price in books stores everywhere! (Also, the Science Fiction Book Club has released a trade hardback edition for its members.) More info here.
Oct.
2003
Graveyard Rats and Others by Robert E. Howard, edited by Paul Herman and published by Wildside Press. The text is taken from the pulp magazines in which they first appeared, and includes Howard's short detective stories and others.
Aug.
2003
The Howard Reader #8 is a REH fanzine published by Joe Marek only for a limited time. Although an almost embarrasingly cheap, low quality fanzine, it never-the-less reprints rare Howard stories, fragments, poetry, essays, and letters from hard to find sources. For more information click here.
July
2003
Waterfront Fists and Others: The Collected Fight Stories of Robert E. Howard, edited by Paul Herman and published by Wildside Press. The text is taken from the pulp magazines in which they first appeared, and includes all of Howard's stories that were printed in Fight Stories Magazine, The Ring, Ghost Stories, and Jack Dempsey's Fight Magazine, plus a letter to the Brownwood Bulletin.
April 2003 Wandering Star's Robert E. Howard's Conan of Cimmeria, Vol. 1 by Robert E. Howard, is finally here! Simply put, this book is the finest, most exquisitly published book of Conan tales ever printed. For the first time, the stories are collected in the order that Howard wrote them, and also for the first time without any editorial alterations -- presented here as Howard meant them to be read. The illustrations are simply amazing, and the additional drafts, essays, and Howard's hand drawn maps of his Hyborian Age world are superb. Once you have the book in your hands, you instantly realize the quality, the fine workmanship, and the careful thought that went into producing this volume. This is a dream come true for Conan fans. These are limited editions, so find them while you still can. For more information, click here.
Nov.
2001
The Complete Action Stories by Robert E. Howard, edited, introduced, and originally published by Paul Herman, now published by Wildside Press, 362 pages. With all editorial alterations annnotated, the text for this volume can definitely be considered "pure" text. Although the book does not collect all of the Breckinridge Elkins or Sailor Steve Costigan stories, it is worthwhile for the Howard completist. For more information, click here.
Oct.
2001
Namless Cults: The Cthulhu Mythos Fiction of Robert E. Howard edited and introduced by Robert M. Price, 358 pages. This is published by Chaosium Inc. It is a very good collection of weird and horror stories. Some, like "The Black Stone", are strongly related to H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos while others, such as the "Gods of Bal Sagoth" are only marginally so. The book has some pen and ink page decorations but no illustrations. A good volume for both the serious collector and the neophyte. For more information, check out their web site here.
June 2001 The new issues (numbers 5 & 6) of the preeminant literary journal, The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies, are now available! Revived by Frank Coffman (Associate Professor of English and Journalism, Division of Composition and Literature, Rock Valley College, Rockford, Illinois), this journal is essential for anyone interested in exploring the most current thought and latest discoveries surrounding Howard's life and work. For more information, check out the web site at: http://www.robert-e-howard.org/TDM/
June 2001 Bran Mak Morn: The Last King is finally released! Like Wandering Star's previous volumes, this deluxe collector's book surpasses everything printed before it. Illustrations, insightful articles, unpublished material, exact facsimiles of original manuscripts, and above all, the complete and pure texts. Check out their web site for more information about Robert E. Howard's Celtic hero, sworn ememy of the Roman Empire and King of the Picts: http://www.wanderingplanet.com
April 2001 The Hour of the Dragon, the second volume of Millennium's The Conan Chronicles, has been released. I received notification that my copy was shipped from the UK on April 24, 2001. For more information, click here.
Feb.
2001
The Fantastic Worlds of Robert E. Howard, publsihed by James Van Hise, is a large trade paperback containing some of the best articles from the Robert E. Howard United Press Association. For more infomation click here.
Sept.
2000
The Dark Barbarian, the renowned critical anthology edited by Don Herron on Howard's work, is finally being reprinted in trade paperback by Wildside Press. For more information, click here.
Aug.
2000
British publisher, Millennium, has printed the first of its Conan Chronicles trade paperback series, The People of the Black Circle. The 2 volume paperback set will be published as part of their "Fantasy Masterworks" series. The books will only sell out of the UK, but individuals from the U.S. can order copies via mail or the internet. Although the text is edited and marred with numerous typographical errors, this book contains only fiction by Robert E. Howard. No pastiches, posthumous collaborations, or completed story fragments. To read an interview with the editor of the series click here.
2000 Also from Wandering Star, The Ultimate Triumph was printed in early 2000. This book is a fantastic collection of Howard's stories chosen to represent Howard's eternal theme of barbarism. Illustrated by the legendary Frank Frazetta, this book is aptly named. Here's a link: http://www.wanderingplanet.com/
  A few of Howard's Conan stories and non-Conan stories are still being offered by D.M. Grant Publishers in hardback. However, it is likely that these tales have been edited and expurgated.
   
  From time to time Tor Books re-prints a few of their old Conan imitations and pastiches. Check out Tor's FAQ for a list of Conan books they have published.
Nov.
1999 - 2002
The Complete Yellow Jacket is an excellent little chapbook that collects together Howard's articles originally published in the Howard Payne University newspaper. This work is stunning simply for the fact that the publisher, Paul Herman, took the time to annotate all of his editorial alterations to the text. A feature that I was doubly grateful for as I ran across editorial choices that in my opinion changed the meaning of the text. This is the next best thing to owning the actual newspaper. For more infomation click here.
Aug.
2002
The Black Stranger: Original Manuscript Fascimile by Robert E. Howard, published and arranged by Jim Keegan in cooperation with the Wandering Star Robert E. Howard Library of Classics. For the true Howard collector and Conan fan... not merely a reprinting, but a nearly exact digitally replicated copy of the original 90 page typescript prepared by Robert E. Howard's own hand. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for most of us to own a replica of an original Howard manuscript. For more information, click here.
1998-
2000
The "New" Howard Reader. is a REH fanzine published by Joe Marek only for a limited time. Although an almost embarrasingly cheap, low quality fanzine, it never-the-less reprinted rare Howard stories, fragments, poetry, essays, and letters from hard to find sources. For more information click here.
1999 In 1999 a wonderful tome arrived called The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane. This new book challenges N.C. Wyeth's illustrated tomes for the finest illustrated adventure literature yet printed! Published by Wandering Star, the book features the complete and unexpurgated Solomon Kane stories and wonderful illustrations by critically acclaimed artist, Gary Gianni. Highly recommended for any true collector! Here's a link to their web site: http://www.solomonkane.com
1990-
1997
Published by Necronomicon Press is "The Dark Man: The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies" (issues numbers 1 through 4), a small magazine edited by the Robert E. Howard scholar Rusty Burke. This magazine contains information essential for anyone interested in Conan and other REH stories. Specifically, Dark Man #1 contains an invaluable bibliographical list of where to find the original, un-edited Conan stories! An absolute must for any serious scholar or fan!
1987-
1996
Most of Robert E. Howard's non-Conan fantasy stories were released in an excellent "Robert E. Howard Library" series of seven volumes in 1997. These books attempt to collect all the "fantasy" or "weird" stories in complete editions that also include never before published story fragments. The stories are in their original and un-edited condition, and were published by Baen Books. Now officially out of print, the series can still easily be found and/or ordered from your favorite book store. A definite must!
1990-
1994
Some of Robert E. Howard's rare boxing adventure stories are being published for the first time since their original publishing date in the 1930's in "The Fight Magazine" being published by Necronomicon Press.
1987 "Cthulhu: The Mythos and Kindred Horrors," also published by Baen Books, contains the stories from Robert E. Howard's attempt to write H.P. Lovecraft-type horror tales. This book contains some of Howard's absolute best horror work.
   

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