Archive for the ‘Conan relics’ Category

Howard Photo

Saturday, September 2nd, 2017

I found this reference to a Robert Howard photo in Savage Sword 11. There is an article about fanzines and this one came up:

I have never seen it, but the Howard Works site had it in their bibliographic entry of the issue. Looking good Bob, looking good.


Thursday, August 31st, 2017

I am reading through the Conan Saga comic series right now and found this gem in “Curse of the Cat Goddess”:

Name of a name indeed.

More finds

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

News break: there have been more uncovered anti-Shemite graffiti concerning the occupation of Khauran. Led by Miskantonic University’s Dead Worlds and Languages department, these are representative examples of the finds:

Ph.D. candidate Hans Worthington, IV is reported to be central to the discovery. More details are being released in Worthington’s article “Go to Shem: New Findings in Hyborean Resistance Movements,” scheduled to be published in the Spring issue of Tombs of Dust: A Quarterly Journal of Antediluvian Archeology.


Friday, January 6th, 2017

Shemites–not to be confused with she-mites–are not to be trusted. Need start a feud that potentially topples a kingdom? Contact your local Shemitish, to use the official pronunciation, mercenaries and away you go. You will be hooking up with the Queen’s 15 comeliness sister soon enough.

Apparently, some citizens of Khauran thought something similar.

Or here:

Conan the Lusty

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Anyone who has read Conan knows that pretty much every Conan adventure could be titled Conan the Lusty.

Here is an excellent example of early Cimmerian joie de vivre:

Generals: always harshing the buzz.

I don’t mean to tell an esteemed guardsman of Pah-Dishah how to do his job, but when a person is about to go out on a secret mission, it is not usually acceptable protocol to let everyone know they are on a secret mission.

Notice that in one panel, Sonja reclaims her armor, but in the last one, she is clearly–although blurrily–riding away in what looks like a bikini.