"The Moon Pool" Re-Read: Part Three

As I gazed once again upon Finlay's striking illustration of the moment when Dr. Throckmartin's colleague, Charles Stanton, is taken into/devoured by the Dweller in the Moon Pool, a thought occurred to me. The estates of Merritt and Finlay really missed the boat when they did not take the opportunity to have Finlay's illo made into a black light poster.

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Forefathers of Sword and Sorcery: A. Merritt

A. Merritt passed on seventy-five years ago today. He died a very successful man--albeit, overworked and highly stressed--being at the top of his game in the fields of weekly periodical publishing and in the realm of popular literature. He had also left an indelible mark on the formation of the newborn sword and sorcery genre.

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