Today’s book haul is a couple of magazines I have been lusting after for a while now. I finally pinched enough pennies to be able and buy them. I can’t wait to check these out. I have heard so much good about these. Look for a review coming soon.
You can grab your own copies here:
Skelos Press is proud to announce the launch of its new flagship journal. SKELOS: THE JOURNAL OF WEIRD FICTION AND DARK FANTASY features a never-before-published fantasy piece by Robert E. Howard (Conan, Kull, Solomon Kane) illustrated by the legendary Mark Schultz (Xenozoic Tales, Coming of Conan, Prince Valiant). Also featured is a new sword and sorcery novelette by Keith Taylor (Bard series, Cormac Mac Art), a long-awaited sequel to his classic tale “Men from the Plain of Lir” originally published in WEIRD TALES. This story is illustrated by the fantastic Tomás Giorello (Dark Horse King Conan). Another highlight of the issue will be a tale of dark fantasy from World Fantasy Award nominee and John W. Campbell Award nominee Scott A. Cupp. SKELOS is edited by Mark Finn, author of the World Fantasy Award-nominated BLOOD AND THUNDER; Chris Gruber, editor of Robert E. Howard’s BOXING STORIES from the University of Nebraska Press; and Jeffrey Shanks, co-editor of the Bram Stoker Award-nominated UNIQUE LEGACY OF WEIRD TALES. The first issue contains short fiction from such talented writers as Charles Gramlich, Dave Hardy, Jason Ray Carney, Ethan Nahte, Scott Hannan, and Matt Sullivan; a fully illustrated adaptation of Grettir and the Draugr from the Icelandic sagas by Samuel Dillon; weird verse by K. A. Opperman, Ashley Dioses, Frank Coffman, Pat Calhoun, Kenneth Bykerk, and Jason Hardy; Insightful essays by Nicole Emmelhainz, Karen Kohoutek, and Jeffrey Shanks; reviews by Charles Hoffman, Bobby Derie, Keith West, Todd Vick, Paul McNamee, James McNew, Brian Murphy, Deuce Richardson, and Josh Adkins.
Skelos Press presents the second issue of its flagship journal. SKELOS: THE JOURNAL OF WEIRD FICTION AND DARK FANTASY features fantasy and horror fiction from some of the top names in the field, including World Fantasy Award winner Jessica Amanda Salmonson, British Fantasy Award winner Adrian Cole, Bram Stoker nominees Angeline Hawkes and Chad Hensley. There will be short fiction from Cynthia Ward, Howard Andrew Jones, Scott Oden, Milton Davis, and W. H. Pugmire; novelettes by Robert M. Price and Jess Nevins; Poetry by K. Opperman, Ashley Dioses, Wade German, and others; and illustrations by the legendary Esteban Maroto and Val Mayerik. SKELOS is edited by Mark Finn, author of the World Fantasy Award-nominated BLOOD AND THUNDER; Chris Gruber, editor of Robert E. Howard’s BOXING STORIES from the University of Nebraska Press; and Jeffrey Shanks, co-editor of the Bram Stoker Award-nominated UNIQUE LEGACY OF WEIRD TALES.