Format: Hardcover, 46 pages
Publisher: Stanza Press, March, 2010
*LIMITED EDITION OF 300 COPIES ONLY!!*
When the history of fantasy and horror fiction is being discussed, the pulp magazine Weird Tales is inevitably mentioned. Published on low-grade "pulp" paper, Weird Tales was the first newsstand magazine devoted exclusively to weird and fantastic fiction. It ran for 279 issues, from March 1923 to September 1954.
The three most important and influential writers to have their work published in the title were Rhode Island horror writer H.P. Lovecraft; the Texan creator of Conan the Cimmerian, Robert E. Howard; and the California poet, short story writer, illustrator and sculptor, Clark Ashton Smith.
"The Complete Poems from Weird Tales" series collects their verse in the order that it originally appeared in the pages of "The Unique Magazine".
"H.P. Lovercraft (1890-1937) is probably the most important and influential author of supernatural fiction in the twentieth century. A life-long resident of Providence, Rhode Island, many of his tales are set in the fear-haunted towns of an imaginary area of Massachusetts, or in the cosmic vistas that exist beyond space and time." -Stephen Jones
To a Dreamer
The Ancient Track
The Elder Pharos
To Virgil Finlay, Upon His Drawing for Mr. Bloch's Tale, 'The Faceless God'
To Klarkash-Ton, Lord of Averoigne
Where Once Poe Walked