Conan the Barbarian #169 [Direct Edition]
(April 1985)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.65 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Larry Hama (Editor); Pat Redding (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #11, 100, 115)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Kx'ulthuum's undead servants

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cloak and Dagger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Tomb of the Scarlet Mage! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Michael Fleisher
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Bob Camp
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Scarlet Mage; Arnasto; demon wench; Kx'ulthuum (mentioned); Kx'ulthuum's undead servants
Synopsis:
Conan is led to a demon-blade to defend himself. Then visions guide Conan to where the wizard who led him to the blade is entombed.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Dark Sanctum; Death-Sword

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter (signed)
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hyborian Page / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mark Nicholson, Eddie O'Donnell, David Leigh, Jay Weinman, the "Ninja", Tim Webb, Greg Owen, Thomas Pasquenza, Alan Pinion, Aaron Wunderlich and Rob Knox.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 410,058. Single issue nearest to filing date: 361,370.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Cloak and Dagger
  3. 2. Tomb of the Scarlet Mage!
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership
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