American Ballads: Naughty, Ribald And Classic (Red Seal, 1952)

Title: American Ballads: Naughty, Ribald And Classic Compiled by Charles O’Brien Kennedy & David Jordan Imprint & Number: Red Seal 22 Cover price: 35¢ Publication date: 1952 Cover artist: Barye Phillips A paperback original first edition. 285 pages of classic … Continue reading

Epic Illustrated #2, Summer/1980

Epic Illustrated #2, Summer/1980… Richard Corben cover

Epic Illustrated #2, Summer/1980 Marvel, 2.00 Richard Corben bondage cover Marvel’s answer to Heavy Metal, their first true foray into illustrated adult fantasy. Featuring: Almuric – part I of a 4-part adaptation of the Robert E Howard novel Roy Thomas … Continue reading

The Savage Sword Of Conan Vol 1 #8, 10/75

The Savage Sword Of Conan Vol 1 #8, 10/75

The Savage Sword Of Conan Vol 1 #8, 10/75 Curtis (Marvel), 1.00 Cover by Frank Brunner & Bob Larkin (Larkin credit inside but, from the looks of it, there’s no indication he had anything to do with the cover) Frontispiece … Continue reading

The Savage Sword Of Conan Vol 1 #7, 8/75

The Savage Sword Of Conan Vol 1 #7, 8/75

The Savage Sword Of Conan Vol 1 #7, 8/75 Curtis (Marvel), 1.00 Cover by Boris Vallejo Frontispiece by Vicente Alcazar Magazine-size B&W comic magazine, which also includes articles & text stories, featuring Conan and other Robert E Howard creations. *Get … Continue reading

The Year’s Best S-F: 5th Annual Edition, ed. Judith Merril (Dell F118 – 1961)

Out Of This World Here are over 20 selections of the greatest in s.f…. culled from the thousands published during the past year… representing the best in adventure, excitement, originality, and sheer reading pleasure… chosen by Judith Merril, an editor … Continue reading

The Magazine Of Fantasy And Science Fiction, 9/68

The Magazine Of Fantasy And Science Fiction V35 #3 (#208) 9/68, 50¢ Cover: Chesley Bonestell Stories: Piers Anthony – Sos the Rope (conclusion of the serialized story which became the first chapter of the Battle Circle series) Ed Jesby – … Continue reading

Outsiders: Children Of Wonder, ed. William Tenn (Perma P291 – 1954)

21 remarkable stories of imagination and invention Title: Outsiders: Children Of Wonder Editor: William Tenn Imprint & Number: Perma P291 Cover price: 35¢ Publication date: 1954 Cover artist: Richard Powers ISBN: none Introduction by the editor. Includes: Part 1: Wild … Continue reading

Shadow Kingdoms: The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard Volume One (Cosmos – 2007)

First of the Cosmos 5-volume The Weird Works of Robert E Howard set, featuring short stories & poetry, primarily from Weird Tales. Title: Shadow Kingdoms Author: Robert E Howard Imprint & Number: Cosmos Cover price: 6.99 Publication date: 2007 Cover … Continue reading

Cthulhu-The Mythos And Kindred Horrors by Robert E Howard (Baen, 1992)

The true gods of Earth existed long before our ancestors crawled mindless upon the shore: Yog-Sothoth, Shub-Niggurath, Nyarlathotep… insatiate, tenebrous monsters, whose ultimate throne is Chaos. Greatest of all is he called Cthulhu. Only in ancient, blasphemous manuscripts can that … Continue reading

Fireworks: The Lost Writings by Jim Thompson (Mysterious Press – 1989)

Fireworks: The Lost Writings by Jim Thompson Fireworks is a dazzling compendium of suspense master Jim Thompson’s short fiction, featuring some of his boldest, most chilling performances – particularly his last completed work: the fierce novella “This World, Then The … Continue reading