Category Archives: Robert E. Howard

Solomon Kane and Robert E. Howard’s religious beliefs

Now that I’m thinking of Solomon Kane, I thought I’d do a brief post about the character, his adventures, and the clear influence Howard’s religious beliefs had on both. Solomon Kane is a 16th century English Puritan, warrior and wanderer.  … Continue reading

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Solomon Kane movie?

I put this in the category of things I found that I wasn’t looking for: it looks like a movie based on Robert E. Howard’s Solomon Kane is slated for release sometime in 2008!  My blog title, of course, is … Continue reading

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Some unconventional vampire stories (updated)

When I was younger, I was heavily into role-playing games such as Dungeons and Dragons. I also ventured occasionally into other RPGs, and one of the popular ones was (and still is) Vampire: The Masquerade, in which one plays an … Continue reading

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Reincarnation in horror…

While on vacation, I stumbled across one of Brian Lumley’s early novels, Khai of Khem, a fantasy adventure story set in pre-historical ancient Egypt. One of the major plot points of the story is the idea that Khai has, in … Continue reading

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Robert E. Howard (indirectly) on religion

I’ve been kind of busy the past few days, preparing for the holidays (you hear me, Bill O’Reilly?  I said ‘holiday’!!!), so I haven’t been able to post much.  This seemed like a good time to share one of my … Continue reading

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Exciting film projects which may never get made…

Here’s an interesting tidbit for Robert E. Howard fans: an animated film version of the Conan story Red Nails is in production.  I stumbled across the web site for it a few weeks ago, and it looks like it is … Continue reading

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