Contents for The Lemurian, No. 3, 1990

Issue #3 of my H. P. Lovecraft fanzine, The Lemurian, published in 1990, was six pages long.  This is the first issue to contain contributions from writers besides me.


Cover art by Ralph E. Vaughan.

“Gibberings From The Editor” – editorial by David Barker.

“The Unspeakable Spawning Of The Proto-Shoggoths” – essay by Robert M. Price.

“Necronomicon Notes” – David Barker’s reviews of two Necronomicon Press publications: “The Conservative” by H. P. Lovecraft and “The Challenge From Beyond,” two 1930s “round robin” stories by several fantasy authors.

“Hypnobiblia” – a dream prose poem by David Barker.

“Lost Toys of Childhood” – essay by David Barker.

“Dreamland Outtakes” – two weird prose poems by David Barker: “Lady Continenta Dream” and “Enigmatic Innsmouth Dream.”

“The Dream” – a poem by Carl E. Heffley.

“Letters” —  letters to the editor from Carl E. Heffley and Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire.

“The Missing Sonnet In Fungi From Yuggoth” – poem by Carl Buchanan and Ralph E. Vaughan.

[Two doodles by David Barker.]

“More Letters” – two letters to the editor from Richard Novak.

“Highly Recommended” – a short review by David Barker of “Beneath Twin Moons,” an anthology of poems and stories about Mars edited by Ralph E. Vaughan.


About David Barker

David Barker is the author of two works of weird horror fiction written in collaboration with W. H. Pugmire: The Revenant of Rebecca Pascal and In the Gulfs of Dream & Other Lovecraftian Tales (both books were published by the now defunct Dark Renaissance Books, but copies are still available from Dark Regions Press.) Barker and Pugmire also collaborated on a Lovecraftian horror novel, Witches In Dreamland, which will be published by Hippocampus Press, possibly in late 2017. Recently, his stories and poems have appeared in Fungi, Cyaegha, Spectral Realms, The Art Mephitic, The Audient Void, The Indiscriminate Mixture and on He has a short story in the weird fiction anthology, Nightmare's Realm, edited by S. T. Joshi and published in 2017 by Dark Regions Press. He also has published several works of horror and bizarro fiction as Kindle ebooks, including the bizarro zombie novel Dead Guys in Packards. Together with Jordan Hofer, David Barker has written two nonfiction books about UFOs and alien abduction: Little Gray Bastards (published in 2016 by Schiffer Publishing) and Unidentifiable Flying Objects (due in Fall 2017 from Schiffer.)
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