Kull

Kull of Atlantis is a fictional character created by American writer Robert E. Howard, also creator of Conan the Barbarian. Kull was more introspective than the subsequent Conan, whose first appearance was in a re-write of a rejected Kull story.

Only three Kull stories were published before Howard committed suicide in 1936:

• "The Shadow Kingdom" - first published in Weird Tales, August 1929
• "The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune" - first published in Weird Tales, September 1929
• "Kings of the Night" - first published in Weird Tales, November 1930 - also included in the Bran Mak Morn series

Howard also wrote nine other Kull stories, which were not published until much later:

• "The Altar and the Scorpion" - first published in King Kull, 1967
• "The Black City" (aka "The Black Abyss") - first published in King Kull, 1967
• "By This Axe, I Rule" - first published in King Kull, 1967. Re-written by Howard into the Conan story "The Phoenix on the Sword"
• "The Curse of the Golden Skull" - first published in The Howard Collector #9, Spring 1967
• "Delcardes' Cat" (aka "The Cat and the Skull") - first published in King Kull, 1967
• "Exile of Atlantis" - first published in King Kull, 1967. Originally untitled, title created by Glenn Lord
• "Riders Beyond the Sunrise" - first published in Kull: The Fabulous Warrior King, 1978 although a version edited by Lin Carter was first published in King Kull, 1967. Originally untitled, title created by Lin Carter
• "The Skull of Silence" (aka "The Screaming Skull of Silence") - first published in King Kull, 1967
• "The Striking of the Gong" - first published in the Second Book of Robert E. Howard, 1976 although a version edited by Lin Carter was first published in King Kull, 1967
• "Swords of the Purple Kingdom" - first published in King Kull, 1967
• "Wizards and Warriors" - first published in Kull: The Fabulous Warrior King, 1978 although a version edited by Lin Carter was first published in King Kull, 1967. Originally untitled, title created by Lin Carter

Poem:
• "The King and the Oak"

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