Conan the Barbarian #20 [Regular Edition]
(November 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.20 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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:
Roy Thomas
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

The Black Hound of Vengeance! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Colors:
Barry Smith
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Melissandra; Kharam-Akkad
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

coloring credits acknowledged by Barry Windsor-Smith in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005]

The Black Hound of Vengeance! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Colors:
Barry Smith
Letters:
John Costanza
Job Number:
1046Z

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Melissandra; Kharam-Akkad; Fafnir (death); Yezdigerd; The Tarim; Balthaz (death)
Synopsis:
Conan and Fafnir serve aboard a ship from Turan, just outside the city of Makkalet. Conan infiltrates the Temple of Tarim in order to kidnap the living god Tarim, but he fails, kills a black hound and flees. Fafnir has lost his arm in battle and is thrown overboard by Balthaz to drown because is is already as good as dead. Angry, Conan kills Balthaz and flees Yezdigerd's ship.
Reprints:
Keywords:
City of Makkalet

Indexer Notes

coloring credits acknowledged by Barry Windsor-Smith in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert E. Howard; ?
Inks:
Robert E. Howard; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

No letters this issue, announcement about Conan wining an award. Also a map of the Hyborian world by Robert E. Howard with the besieged city of Makkat added by artist unknown.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Black Hound of Vengeance!
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The Black Hound of Vengeance!
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
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