Gil Kane’s “Valley of the Worm” adaptation

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For those of you that are comic book fans (I am not) you might be interested in this retrospective article on an adaptation of Robert E. Howard’s “Valley of the Worm,” a classic Sword-and-Sorcery comic illustrated by a legend in the business, Gil Kane (1926-2000). The piece was written by John R. Fultz, and here is his bottom line on REH:

He was a masterful writer, whose non-Conan work is too often ignored, but his prose sang with power and imagery unrivaled to this day for its evocative qualities. Howard has been much imitated over the decades, but there’s only one REH.