Among the great pulp heroes created by Robert E. Howard, author of the only true Conan tales, was puritan swordsman against darkness Solomon Kane.
The complete tales are currently available in this beautiful Del Rey book:
For the roleplaying games fans among you, one of the absolute greatest RPGs in years is this Savage Worlds gamebook by Shane Hensley:
And this trailer for the upcoming cinematic adaptation looks very promising.
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They are actually amazing stories, great writing from Howard. This may be a better character, even if Kane is not at all as well known as a certain Cimmerian: Conan…
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