First published in Golden Fleece, November 1938.
The Best of Robert E. Howard Volume 2: Grim Lands
The Bull Dog Breed
Originally published in Fight Stories, February 1930.
By This Axe I Rule!
First published in King Kull (Lancer Books, 1967).
Gents on the Lynch
Originally published in Argosy, October 31, 1936.
Lord of Samarcand
Originally published in Oriental Stories, Spring 1932.
The Man on the Ground
Originally published in Weird Tales, July 1933.
The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune
Originally published in Weird Tales, September 1929.
Old Garfield’s Heart
Originally published in Weird Tales, December 1933.
Pigeons From Hell
First published in Weird Tales, May 1938.
Originally published in Weird Tales, July, August-September and October 1936.
The Shadow of the Vulture
First published in The Magic Carpet Magazine, January 1934.
Features Red Sonya of Rogatino. Roy Thomas adapted this story for comics in Marvel’s Conan the Barbarian issue 23 (February 1973), rewriting it as a Conan story and introducing Red Sonja, who went on to be a recurring character and later to star in her own comic book series.
Son of the White Wolf
Originally published in Thrilling Adventures, December 1936.
The Tower of the Elephant
Originally published in Weird Tales, March 1933.
Vultures of Wahpeton
Originally published as “Vultures of Whapeton” in Smashing Novels Magazine, December 1936, with two different endings.
First published in Cross Plains #7, George Hamilton, September 1975.
Wings in the Night
Originally published in Weird Tales, July 1932.
A Song of the Naked Lands
First published in A Song of the Naked Lands, Roy Squires, 1973.
Black Harps in the Hills
First published in Omniumgathum, Stygian Isle Press, October 1976.
First published in The Howard Collector, Winter 1965.
Echoes From an Anvil
First published in Verses in Ebony, George Hamilton, 1975.
First published in Fantasy Crossroads #3, May 1975.
The Grim Land
First published in The Grim Land and Others, Stygian Isle Press, 1976.
The King and the Oak
First published in Weird Tales, February 1939.
First published in Witchcraft & Sorcery #5, January-February 1971.
Never Beyond the Beast
First published in The Ghost Ocean and Other Poems of the Supernatural, Gibbelins Gazette Publications, 1982.
Solomon Kane’s Homecoming
Originally published in Fanciful Tales, Fall 1936.
First published in The Howard Collector, Summer 1964.
Which Will Scarcely Be Understood
Originally published in Weird Tales, October 1937.