(March 1994)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.25 USD; 2.85 CAD; 1.70 GBP
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel Comics
Barcode:
759606029297 21911
Editing:
Richard Ashford
Color:
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Conan the Barbarian Meets Kane the Puritan! (Table of Contents)

Conan; Solomon Kane / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Colin MacNeil (painting) (signed)
Inks:
Colin MacNeil (painting) (signed)
Colors:
Colin MacNeil (painting) (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Solomon Kane
Reprints:

Death's Dark Riders - part 1 (Table of Contents)

Conan; Solomon Kane / comic story / 35 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (adaptation, script); Robert E. Howard (partial story)
Pencils:
Colin MacNeil
Inks:
Colin MacNeil
Letters:
Diana Albers

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Solomon Kane; King Yabalya; King Mkeeba; wizard Nakura
Synopsis:
Conan and Solomon Kane are brought together across time and pitted against each other to restore the glory of the lost Atlantean colony of Negari.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard's very brief Solomon Kane story fragment "Death's Dark Riders" was used as a starting point for this story.

Kane .. the Avenger. The Life and Times of Solomon Kane. (Table of Contents)

Solomon Kane / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Blosser
Pencils:
?; Robert Gould [as RG] (signed); John Buscema; Howard Chaykin; ? [as JR]
Inks:
?; Duffy Vohland [as DV] (signed); John Buscema; Howard Chaykin; ? [as JR]
Letters:
Typeset
Job Number:
082B

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Solomon Kane
Synopsis:
A somewhat speculative "biography" of Solomon Kane.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blosser wrote a similar essay almost 20 years previously for Kull and the Barbarians #3, September 1975, but this time has changed the order of the later, Africa-set tales somewhat. Article consists of 3 illustrated text pages plus two pinups of Solomon Kane. Both are uncredited, first with job number 082B and the last is signed JR.

The Black Hound of Death (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Mike Docherty
Inks:
E R Cruz
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Commander Grimm
Synopsis:
Conan recalls his first encounter with Grimm.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Robert E Howard.

Roy's Ramblings (Table of Contents)

Swords and Scrolls / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; ?
Letters:
typeset
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Conan the Barbarian Meets Kane the Puritan!
    Conan; Solomon Kane
  2. 1. Death's Dark Riders - part 1
    Conan; Solomon Kane
  3. 2. Kane .. the Avenger. The Life and Times of Solomon Kane.
    Solomon Kane
  4. 3. The Black Hound of Death
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. Roy's Ramblings
    Swords and Scrolls
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