Conan the Barbarian #17 [Regular Edition]
(August 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1972-05-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Stan Lee ?
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

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Possible on sale date from stamp on cover.


The Devil-God of Bal-Sagoth! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks:
Frank Brunner (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Aala; Vertorix; Gothan
Reprints:

The Gods of Bal-Sagoth [part 1] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Ralph Reese
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Costanza [as Jon Costa]
Job Number:
894Z

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Aala [Kyrie]; Vertorix (introduction, destroyed); Gothan; Fafnir; Ska
Synopsis:
Conan and Fafnir the Vanir are stranded on the ancient island of Bal-Sagoth in the Vilayet Sea. At first they are enemies, but they quickly decide to co-operate in order to survive. They rescue a girl, Kyrie, and fight the high priest Gothan in order to restore her as goddess and queen Aala of Bal-Sagoth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bal-Sagoth; Vilayet Sea

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard

["Dear Chroniclers; I like writing letters..."] (Table of Contents)

The Hyborian Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Chris Hoth and Marc DeMattas [sic], followed by an editorial Special Shazam [Award] Salute including many Conan-related nominations.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Devil-God of Bal-Sagoth!
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The Gods of Bal-Sagoth [part 1]
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. ["Dear Chroniclers; I like writing letters..."]
    The Hyborian Page
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