Aragorn Never Had an Identity Crisis

Jeffro wrote an interesting article today about true heroism that I want to share with you, because I agree but mostly because he makes an important distinction that seems to get lost today. You rarely find a solid hero these days that is honour bound. The troubled hero with a factory of personal issues that … Continue reading Aragorn Never Had an Identity Crisis

Frank Frazetta (February 9, 1928 – May 10, 2010)

Frank Frazetta passed away today in 2010. He was a great artist whose body of work is admired by people all over the world. Frazetta's art made a big impact in my life and his covers enhanced my reading experience. In memory of his life and art, I am reblogging Art of Fantasy 16 which … Continue reading Frank Frazetta (February 9, 1928 – May 10, 2010)

Robert E. Howard: Post Oaks and Sand Roughs

Those who follow my blog know that Robert E. Howard is one of my favourite authors. I grew up with Conan's exploits and later Solomon Kane's adventures, and to me they set the gold standard for heroism. I am thus happy to anounce that the Robert E. Howard Foundation is publishing a 400-page volume of … Continue reading Robert E. Howard: Post Oaks and Sand Roughs