Skull-Face and Others

Arkham House, 1946. Cover by Hannes Bok. Foreword by August Derleth. Includes “Robert E. Howard: a Memoriam” by H. P. Lovecraft and “A Memory of Robert E. Howard” by E. Hoffman Price. Out of print.

Stories

The Black Stone

Originally published in Weird Tales, November 1931.

The Fire of Asshurbanipal (Weird Tales version)

Originally published in Weird Tales, December 1936.

Howard originally wrote “The Fire of Asshurbanipal” as a straight Oriental adventure story. He later rewrote the story, adding supernatural elements, for its publication in Weird Tales.

The Man-Eaters of Zamboula

Originally published as “Shadows in Zamboula” in Weird Tales, November 1935.

The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune

Originally published in Weird Tales, September 1929.

The Phoenix on the Sword

Originally published in Weird Tales, December 1932.

Rogues in the House

Originally published in Weird Tales, January 1934.

The Shadow Kingdom

Originally published in Weird Tales, August 1929. First published Kull of Atlantis story.

Skull-Face

Originally published in Weird Tales, October, November and December, 1929 (3 part serial).

The narrator of this story is named Stephen Costigan, but not meant to be the same character as Sailor Steve Costigan from Howard’s boxing stories.

The Tower of the Elephant

Originally published in Weird Tales, March 1933.

The Valley of the Worm

Originally published in Weird Tales, February 1934.

Worms of the Earth

Originally published in Weird Tales, November 1932.

Poems

Miscellanea

The Hyborian Age (essay)

First published in The Phantagraph, serialized over three issues, February, August & October 1936.