(October 2000)

 
Price:
9.95 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
192890903-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
192890903056
Editing:
Michael J. Venables
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
27.6 cm x 21.6 cm
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Glossy interior
Binding:
Squarebound

Robert E. Howard's Worms Of The Earth (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mark Schultz
Inks:
Mark Schultz
Colors:
Mark Schultz ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Bran Mak Morn; Atla

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mark Schultz

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Bran Mak Morn; Atla

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; illustrated with pencil sketch

Robert E. Howard's Worms Of The Earth (Table of Contents)

credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Michael J. Venables ?
Pencils:
Jim Keegan (art ? & photos); Gary Gianni (painting); Barry Windsor-Smith; Tim Conrad; J. M. Wilcox
Inks:
Gary Gianni (painting); Tim Conrad; J. M. Wilcox; Jim Keegan ?
Colors:
Gary Gianni (painting); George Freeman; Laurie E. Smith; Jim Keegan ?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Bran Mak Morn; Atla; Robert E. Howard

Indexer Notes

title/indicia/table of contents page; illustrated with art from pages 4, 9, 41, 55, 60, 62, & 63 of this book

Worms of the Earth (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith (complete pencils on first few pages, partial pencils on later pages); Tim Conrad (finishes)
Inks:
Tim Conrad
Colors:
George Freeman; Laurie E. Smith
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Valerius; Titus Sulla; Centurious Publius; Grom; Bran Mak Morn [as Partha Mac Othna]
Synopsis:
Bran Mak Morn witnesses one of his people being crucified by the Romans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

colourized version of black and white story; pencil art credits from Tim Conrad interview in this book

A Ghost in the Night (Worms of the Earth Part II) (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils:
Tim Conrad
Inks:
Tim Conrad
Colors:
George Freeman; Laurie E. Smith
Letters:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Grom; Bran Mak Morn [as Partha Mac Othna]; Gonar; Valerius
Synopsis:
Bran Mak Morn plans his revenge against the Romans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

colourized version of black and white story.

An Interview with Artist Tim Conrad (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Ringgenberg; Tim Conrad
Pencils:
Tim Conrad
Inks:
Tim Conrad
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

interview with Tim Conrad about his and Barry Windsor-Smith's roles in creating the artwork for the "Worms of the Earth" stories; printed on pages 17 and 40 of this book; background is recolourized art from pages 21 & 24 of this book.

Curse of the Black Stone (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils:
Tim Conrad [as Tac] (signed)
Inks:
Larry Gaydos (background assistant); Joyce Furman (airbrush assistant); Tim Conrad [as Tac] (signed)
Colors:
George Freeman; Laurie E. Smith
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Bran Mak Morn; Titus Sulla; Atla
Synopsis:
Bran Mak Morn seeks the assistance of a witch.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Colourized version of black and white story; reprint does not include prologue page from original 7-page story; inker credits from the GCD index for the original publication of the story

A Toppling of Towers (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils:
Tim Conrad
Inks:
Tim Conrad
Colors:
George Freeman; Laurie E. Smith
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Bran Mak Morn; Atla; Titus Sulla
Synopsis:
Bran Mak Morn holds the sacred stone of subterranean beast-men hostage until they carry out his revenge on the Romans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

colourized version of black and white story.

Bran Mak Morn...Destroyer (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / text article / 4.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Blosser
Pencils:
J. Allen St. John (painting); Frank Frazetta (painting); David Ireland (painting); Jeff Jones (painting); Manuel Sanjulian [as Sanjulian] (painting); Ken Kelly (painting); J. M. Wilcox; Steve Fabian; Virgil Finlay
Inks:
J. Allen St. John (painting); Frank Frazetta (painting); David Ireland (painting); Jeff Jones (painting); Manuel Sanjulian [as Sanjulian] (painting); Ken Kelly (painting); J. M. Wilcox; Steve Fabian; Virgil Finlay
Colors:
J. Allen St. John (painting); Frank Frazetta (painting); David Ireland (painting); Jeff Jones (painting); Manuel Sanjulian [as Sanjulian] (painting); Ken Kelly (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Atla; Bran Mak Morn

Indexer Notes

Essay on Bran Mak Morn art; Weird Tales cover and black and white art (November 1932); Bran Mak Morn book covers (Dell, 1969; Donald Grant, 1974; Zebra, 1975; Ace, 1979; Cryptic, 1983; Orbit Publishing, 198?; Baen, 1996); Famous Fantastic Mysteries B&W art (June 1953)

The Adventures Of Two-Gun Bob (Table of Contents)

Robert E. Howard / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Pencils:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Inks:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Colors:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Letters:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?

Genre:
biography; history
Characters:
Robert E. Howard; Tevis Clyde Smith
Synopsis:
Howard and Smith argue about whether Smith should wear a sombrero in public.

Indexer Notes

adapted from Report On A Writing Man essay by Tevis Clyde Smith; essay published in The Howard Collector #4 (Glenn Lord, Summer 1963); comic strip credits do not state who was responsible for script or art

A Conversation with Gary Gianni (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Jim Keegan; Gary Gianni
Pencils:
Gary Gianni (painting & line art); Ms. Gianni (photos)
Inks:
Gary Gianni (painting & line art)
Colors:
Gary Gianni (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Bran Mak Morn; Solomon Kane; Gary Gianni; Grom; Mr. Benedict
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Promotional interview with Gary Gianni about his illustrations for Bran Mak Morn: The Last King [illustrated prose collection] (Wandering Star, 2001); illustrated with Gianni paintings, line art illustrations, sketches, and photos taken by his wife.

Robert E. Howard, Bran Mak Morn, and the Picts (Table of Contents)

text article / 3.4 pages (report information)

Script:
Rusty Burke
Pencils:
? (photos); ? (art)
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography; history
Characters:
Robert E. Howard; Cororuc

Indexer Notes

Essay on Howard's Pictish stories and historical and occult ideas of the time; illustrated with photos of Robert E. Howard, the cover of The Romance of Early British Life (Seeley & Co., 1909), and the first page of The Lost Race (Weird Tales, January 1927).

The Adventures Of Two-Gun Bob (Table of Contents)

Robert E. Howard / comic story / 0.6 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Pencils:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Inks:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Colors:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Letters:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?

Genre:
biography; history
Characters:
Novalyne Price [Ellis]; Robert E. Howard
Synopsis:
Price asks Howard why most of his stories are about fantasy or occult themes.

Indexer Notes

adapted from an anecdote in Novalyne Price Ellis's book One Who Walked Alone (Donald Grant, 1986); comic strip credits do not state who was responsible for script or art

Project Pride (Table of Contents)

text article / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Rusty Burke
Pencils:
Jim Keegan (Cross Plains photos); ? (Robert E. Howard photos); ? (cancellation stamp); ? (map)
Inks:
? (cancellation stamp); ? (map)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Robert E. Howard

Indexer Notes

Essay on a project to preserve Robert E. Howard's home as a museum & tourist attraction; illustrated with photos of Cross Plains and Robert E. Howard; Cross Plains Post Office cancellation stamp; background is Texas road map showing location of Cross Plains.

The Adventures Of Two-Gun Bob (Table of Contents)

Robert E. Howard / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Pencils:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Inks:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Colors:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?
Letters:
Jim Keegan ?; Ruth Keegan ?

Genre:
biography; history
Characters:
Robert E. Howard
Synopsis:
Howard writes a letter about why he wants to die young.

Indexer Notes

adapted from a letter Howard wrote to August Derleth on May 9, 1936; letter was published in IS #6 (Tom Collins, 1972); comic strip credits do not state who was responsible for script or art

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn; Conan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gary Gianni (painting & line art); Mark Schultz
Inks:
Gary Gianni (painting & line art)
Colors:
Gary Gianni (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Bran Mak Morn; Conan

Indexer Notes

colour house ad for illustrated Bran Mak Morn and Conan collections published by Wandering Star

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gary Gianni

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; illustrated with pencil sketch for the painting on the outer back cover

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gary Gianni (painting)
Inks:
Gary Gianni (painting)
Colors:
Gary Gianni (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Reprints:
  • in Bran Mak Morn: The Last King (Wandering Star, 2001) [artwork reprinted as a colour plate]

Indexer Notes

back cover; includes bar code box, price and ISBN

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Robert E. Howard's Worms Of The Earth
    Bran Mak Morn
  2. 1. [untitled]
    Bran Mak Morn
  3. 2. Robert E. Howard's Worms Of The Earth
  4. 3. Worms of the Earth
    Bran Mak Morn
  5. 4. A Ghost in the Night (Worms of the Earth Part II)
    Bran Mak Morn
  6. 5. An Interview with Artist Tim Conrad
  7. 6. Curse of the Black Stone
    Bran Mak Morn
  8. 7. A Toppling of Towers
    Bran Mak Morn
  9. 8. Bran Mak Morn...Destroyer
    Bran Mak Morn
  10. 9. The Adventures Of Two-Gun Bob
    Robert E. Howard
  11. 10. A Conversation with Gary Gianni
  12. 11. Robert E. Howard, Bran Mak Morn, and the Picts
  13. 12. The Adventures Of Two-Gun Bob
    Robert E. Howard
  14. 13. Project Pride
  15. 14. The Adventures Of Two-Gun Bob
    Robert E. Howard
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Bran Mak Morn; Conan
  17. 16. [untitled]
    Bran Mak Morn
  18. 17. [untitled]
    Bran Mak Morn
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