Weird Tales is an American fantasy and horror fiction pulp magazine first published in March 1923. It ceased its original run in September 1954, after 279 issues, but has since been revived. The magazine was set up in Chicago by J. C. Henneberger, an ex-journalist with a taste for the macabre. Edwin Baird was the first editor of the monthly, assisted by Farnsworth Wright. The "sub-genre" pioneered by Weird Tales writers has come to be called weird fiction.
Tiger Cat David—H. Keller
A story as fascinating as any of the horrors conceited in the tortured mind of Dante or of Poe
Pledged to the Dead—Seabury Quinn
A thrilling tale of a lover whose sweetheart had been in her grave more than a century
Which Will Scarcely Be Understood—Robert E. Howard
The Shunned House—H. P. Lovecraft
A posthumous story of a revolting horror in the cellar of an old house
The Homicidal Diary—Earl Peirce, Jr.
What strange compulsion drove this man to roam the streets and commit his ghastly crimes?
The Long Arm—Franz Habl
Insidiously crawling and groping, the long arm reached out on its errand of death
The Lake of Life (part 2)—Edmond Hamilton
A weird-scientific serial replete with thrills, adventure, mystery and romance
Here Lies—H. W. Guernsey
An ironic tale about a practical communist who taught his friend when to take him seriously
The Last of Mrs. DeBrugh—H. Sivia
DeBrugh was dead, but he still regarded his promise as a sacred duty to be fulfilled
To a Skull on My Bookshelf—Elizabeth Virgins Raplee
The Purple Cincture—H. Thompson Rich
A popular story from an early number of WEIRD TALES
After Two Nights of the Earache—Francis Hard