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Hyborian Legion Bulletin No. 6

Fanzine printed on two sheets of yellow paper, listing names and addresses of members of the legion. Notable members at the time include Lin Carter, John D. Clark, L. Sprague de Camp, Laster Del Ray, Oscar Friend, Donald M. Grant, George R. Heap, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kuttner, Fritz Leiber, Glenn Lord, Robert Madle, P. Schuyler Miller, Sam Moskowitz, E. Hoffman Price, George F. Scithers, Clark Ashton Smith, Oswald Train, George Wetzel, and Donald Wollheim.

The Hyborian Age

The Hyborian Age, arranged and edited by John D. Clark. 46 pp on carbon paper. Prepared for the Gnome Press series.

The Hyborian Age Archives

  • TxAM-CRS C000158
  • Collection
  • 1938-1968

An archive of documents from the Robert E. Howard file of John D. Clark. Includes correspondence, manuscript (including drawn maps of Howard's Hyborian Age universe, and published material relating to the 1950s republication of Conan the Barbarian stories.

Clark, John D. (John Drury), 1907-1988

The Hyborian Age and A Probable Outline of Conan’s Career

The Hyborian Age by Robert E. Howard, and A Probable Outline of Conan’s Career by P. Schuyler Miller and John D. Clark, Ph.D. (Disbound with handwritten revisions by Clark. LANY Cooperative Publications, 1938).

This fanzine was the first publication of Howard’s background narrative. 6 pages unnumbered, 16 numbered, all annotated in pencil and pen.

The Hyborian Age Stories - List of Howard's Conan Stories

The Hyborian Age Stories, 1 p. Undated, probably 1950. Lists Howard’s Conan stories by title with associated word count. Hand annotation: divided into groups indicated by Roman numerals and letters and book titles. The final arrangement of the printed books fits these notes.

“The Frost-Giant’s Daughter”

“The Frost-Giant’s Daughter” by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp. 11 p. Howard’s story originally featured a hero named Amra; de Camp’s revision renames him Conan to extend the Conan franchise.

“The God in the Bowl”

“The God in the Bowl” by Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp. 24 p. A story Howard completed but was unsold at the time of his death in 1936, with an introductory note by de Camp explaining his revisions.