He went long before his time with many great adventures unwritten. It's hard to believe that this doughy looking fellow with the intense expression from Cross Plains, Texas, created one of the greatest literary heroic figures of the twentieth century.
How can you not love a writer who can come up with something like this:
"Civilized men are more discourteous than savages because they know they can be impolite without having their skulls split, as a general thing. "
Robert E. Howard(h/t to Rafael Kayanan for the quote)
Many label him as merely a hack, or a racist or a Mamma's boy. None of that is true as others have argued very successfully as far as I'm concerned.
So happy birthday to you, Two-Gun. You gave us wild and vibrant adventures that we still enjoy today. I hope you are enjoying the peace that you were looking for.
I've been here and there. I've drawn a lot of pictures. I've written a bit, too. I'm not good at this self-promotion thing. Look, you want to know about me? just visit these websites. Okay?