The links below are ones I've found useful for Howard studies and for building a Howard collection. I can only recommend the various sellers. I know there are some others I missed and I hope to add more later.     Todd

These links were last checked 03/27/01 and all worked that morning. 


Robert E. Howard scholarly links
Joe Marek's Robert E. Howard Page - One of the leading Howard scholars today, Joe's website is an excellent source for the Howard scholar. Too much material to describe here; you'll have to visit it to see. Website

Robert E. Howard United Press Association (REHUPA) - Official REHUPA web page, provides details on the organization and samples of their mailings. Also includes material about Howard compiled by some of the leading Howard experts. A must visit for the serious Howard scholar.  Website

REH Inner Circle - A mailing list started by Howard scholar Dennis McHaney. Emphasis on but not limited to the writing of Robert E. Howard. Many current Howard scholars subscribe and post here. Dennis has been making available several public domain texts of Howard material from his pulp appearances. Website

The Dark Man Online - The Journal of Robert E. Howard Studies.Online site by Frank Coffman, reviving the Howard studies journal previously edited by Rusty Burke. Planned is semi-annual publication with subscription rates. Future issues will be archived electronically on the site. Electronic archiving of editions  #1-4 is currently being negotiated Website

The Barbarian Keep - An excellent collection of material about Howard and his works. Also has some material about real barbarians. Website

Robert E. Howard Archive - An archive of poetry, letters, and essays written by Howard. Also has some review material of The Whole Wide World, the movie based on One Who Walked Alone. Website

Heroes of Dark Fantasy - Nicely done fan site emphasizing several of the major characters in the genre of heroic fantasy. Has material on both Conan and Kull. Website

Robert E. Howard mailing list on Xenite.Org - A mailing list of issues concerning Howard and issues surrounding him. Many current Howard scholars subscribe and post here. Website

Wandering Star - Publisher of The Robert E. Howard Library of Classics, the website is primarily a promotional device for the books but some interviews with the principals involved in creation of the books and some sketches by Frazetta are available. Possibly the most important Howard publisher today. Website

Howard In Print
Wandering Star,  Order through: Conquistador, 158 Kent House Road,  Beckenham, Kent BR3 1JY England 011 44 (0) 181 659 9714. E-mail:,  Two current titles with more planned. Fantastic collectibles. Website Book list

Arkham House Publishers, PO Box 546, Sauk City, Wisconsin, 53583.One book containing a Howard story and a new bibliography of all Arkham House publications.  Website

Fedogan & Bremer, Has one book containing Howard stories. Available through Arkham House Publishers

Baen Books, Dept. BA, P.O. Box 1403, Riverdale, NY 10471.Publishers of the Baen Robert E. Howard Library (7 volumes) and Cthulhu, an antholgy of Howard's Mythos fiction.  Website Book list

Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc., 19 Surrey Lane, P. O. Box 187, Hampton Falls, N.H. 03844. (603) 778-7191. E-mail: Publisher of Howard in deluxe hard back since the late 60's. Several titles still available. Also publisher of One Who Walked Alone, a remembrance of Howard by Novalyne Price Ellis.  Website Book List

Necronomicon Press, 101 Lockwood Street, West Warwick, RI 02893. E-mail: Publisher of chap books containing original work by Howard and literary criticism of Howard. A few titles left including Rusty Burke's excellent The Dark Man. Also have the some remaining pieces from Cryptic publications. Website Book list

Bud Plant Comic Art - PO Box 1689, Grass Valley, CA 95945. (800)242-6642 Fantasy art books by the great science fiction illustrators. E-mail: A distributor specializing in fantasty art, comics and books by a variety of people. Currently has multiple Howard items including the Wandering Star books. Website

Charles F. Miller, 708 Westover Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601. (717) 285-2255. E-mail: One of the U.S. distributors for Wandering Star. They also carry other new Howard books.  Refer to their book listing at Advanced Book Exchange. Website

Cross Plains Comics - Publisher of new comic adaptations of Howard's work. Three titles currently with more planned. Also the publisher of the highly desirable REH A Short Biography of Robert E. Howard by Rusty Burke. Website

Used Book Dealers
Special Mention:
EBAY Internet Auction: Largest internet auction site. Always dozens if not hundreds of Howard related pieces. Everything from the newest items to the most expensive rarities. Can't recommend it enough for hard-to-find stuff but be prepared to pay a premium price.There are a number of used book dealers who now do a large quantity of business through eBay. Website

The following are internet search engines who reference on-line book dealers. All have large selections of Howard material. 

AddAll: "Used and Out of Print search." Internet book search site. This site searches several other book sites at one time, including ABE, Bibliofind, Alibris and others. It also has a new book search. Website

Advanced Book Exchange: "World's Largest Source of Out-of-Print Material." Internet book search site. Website

Alibris: "Books You Thought You'd Never Find" Internet book search site. Website

Bibliofind: "The World's Largest Inventory of Books for Sale." Internet book search site. Website

ABAA Booknet: Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America, specializing in rare and antiquarian books, maps, and prints. Internet book search site. Website

The following are sellers I've personally purchased from with good results:

Pandora's Books, Ltd., Box 54, Neche, ND 58265. (204)324-8548 E-mail: pandora@MTS.Net Good place to find Howard paperbacks at reasonable prices. Website

Graham Holroyd, Bookseller, 19 Borrowdale Drive, Rochester, NY 14626. (716)225-4879. E-mail: Great place to find Howard hard backs.Refer to his book listing at the Advanced Book Exchange. Website

Mythos Books, 218 Hickory Meadow Lane, Poplar Bluff, MO 63901. (573) 785-7710. E-mail: Refer to their book listing at the Advanced Book Exchange. Website

Soft Books, 1889 Silverberry Crescent, Mississauga, Ontario, L5J 1C8. (905) 822-8178. E-mail: Refer to their book listing at the Advanced Book Exchange. Website

Charles F. Miller, 708 Westover Drive, Lancaster, PA 17601. (717) 285-2255. E-mail:  Rare and out of print books in the fantasy, science fiction, and horror fields. . Refer to their book listing at Advanced Book Exchange. Website

Misc. Howard links
The Cthulhu Mythos Index - Site that provides material about the Cthulhu mythos created by H.P. Lovecraft and expanded by other authors including Howard. Website

Weird Tales - The Unique Magazine - Very nice website covering Weird Tales. Website

The Locus Index to Science Fiction (1984-1998) - Site which provides content information about science fiction anthologies. Some Howard is listed. CD bibliographies are available. Of special interest is the Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Weird Fiction Magazine Index (1890-1999). Extremely valuable resource for the Howard scholar. The simplistic design of this site inspired the look of HowardWorks. Website

Cross Plains, TX Home Page - Home page for Cross Plains, TX, the town Howard lived the last years of his life. Provides information about Project Pride and the REH Day celebration held every June. Website