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"Lizard City" Beneath Los Angeles
Posted by: deuce (IP Logged)
Date: 2 March, 2016 12:25PM
Just wondering if there is any hint CAS heard of this?


Considering Clark's fascination with REH's serpent-folk (and his own Haon-Dor), I would imagine reading the cover story gave him a chuckle, or perhaps a shudder.

Re: "Lizard City" Beneath Los Angeles
Posted by: Ancient History (IP Logged)
Date: 6 March, 2016 09:11PM
I mentioned it briefly in The Satanic Robert E. Howard Part 1, but part of the development of the popular idea of a "serpent race" or "reptilians" was the Emerald Tablets of Thoth the Atlantean by Maurice Doreal (real name, Claude Doggins), which began to appear in the 1930s and was apparently largely based on pulp stories like Robert E. Howard's "The Shadow Kingdom."

It is curious to think that the serpent-folk form one of the common links in the Mythos stories of Smith, Lovecraft, and Howard.

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