Tag Archives: Robert E. Howard

Throwback SF: The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane by Robert E. Howard

The Savage Tales of Solomon Kane is my fifth of Del Rey’s eleven collected volumes of Robert E. Howard’s work.  I introduced myself to Howard with the three volumes of Conan stories and then read the collection of his horror … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: Comparing Howard’s The Moon of Skulls and Haggard’s She

I continue to slowly work my way through the Del Rey collection of Howard’s Solomon Kane stories.  One recent story, “The Moon of Skulls,” put me off a bit and led me to pull out one of its inspirations: She … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: The Right Hand of Doom, Red Shadows, Rattle of Bones (Solomon Kane)

I finally settled on a Hallowread for this October.  I will be rereading and posting on Dracula.  I will probably also do a post on the 1931 movie.  But I don’t plan on doing as many posts as I did … Continue reading

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Pre-Tolkien Fantasy Challenge: Howard, Moore, and Dunsany

The Pre-Tolkien Fantasy Challenge was made by Alexandru Constantin over at the Barbarian Book Club.  The rules are simple: Identify 3 Fantasy stories written before Lord of the Rings was published. 3 stories written before 1954. Review all three on … Continue reading

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Throwback SF Thursday: EDSBT Longlisted for the REH Foundation Awards

The Robert E. Howard Foundation has announced the preliminary ballot for the 2018 REH Foundation Awards and I have been nominated for The Cimmerian—Outstanding Achievement, Essay (Online).  Specifically, the foundation nominated my three posts on the Del Rey collection of … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Conan was dumb, and 4 other common misconceptions by David Thomas

Originally posted on mightythorjrs – The Black Blog of Nameless Cults:
? ? ? As part of my guest blog series I am proud to present another guest blog spot. David Thomas the blogger behind Conan the Cimmerian Blog (The Rambling Conan Blog) has been…

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Throwback SF Thursday: The Horror Stories of Robert E. Howard, Part 3

My blood ran fire when the deed was done; Now it runs colder than the moon that shone On shattered fields where dead men lay in heaps Who could not hear a ravished daughter’s moan. With All Hallows’ Eve right … Continue reading

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