"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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"Roads" by Seabury Quinn

Seabury Quinn was the most popular author amongst the readers of Weird Tales magazine during its original run. Robert E. Howard called Quinn "the king-favorite of Weird Tales fans," and with good reason. Quinn's stories--usually featuring his occult detective, Jules de Grandin--appeared in about every other issue of WT for years and years. Weird Tales scholar, Terence Hanley, puts the count at one hundred forty-six tales over roughly thirty years. Quinn was the flagship author of 'The Unique Magazine,' overshadowing both REH and Lovecraft and fighting off competition from upstarts like Ed Hamilton and CL Moore. 

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