(October 1973)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
On-sale date:
1973-06-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Monster Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
magazine size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was an ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[The City Time Forgot] (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema (painting)
Inks:
John Buscema (painting)
Colors:
John Buscea (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Red Nails (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]; Pablo Marcos
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Valeria (introduction); Conan; Chicmec; Techotl
Synopsis:
Conan and Valeria enter a mysterious walled city. After they become separated, Valeria discovers that the city is indeed inhabited.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's story; Adapted from Robert E. Howard's story; as per "Still Waiting For The Absolute BWS Conan Volumes" in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005], Smith subsequently reinked [including the 2 pages Marcos inked at the end of chapter one] the entire story, added additional details to splash page and elsewhere, and colored the story for its reprint in Marvel Treasury Edition (Marvel, 1974 series) #4.

The Hyborian Rage (Table of Contents)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Al Williamson (illustration)
Inks:
Al Williamson (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Robert E. Howard: Lone Star Fictioneer (Table of Contents)

Robert E. Howard / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Glenn Lord; Roy Thomas (abridged by)
Pencils:
Frank Brunner; George Barr
Inks:
Frank Brunner; George Barr
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Conan; Robert E. Howard (photo); Truett Vinson (photo); Tevis Clyde Smith (photo)
Synopsis:
Extract from "The Last Celt" by Glenn Lord.

Dark Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Gerry Conway
Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Gray Morrow
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Cimmeria (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's poem.

The Crusader (Table of Contents)

Crusader / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
Joe Maneely
Inks:
Joe Maneely
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
The Crusader [El Alemain]; Sir John O'Dare (Death); Tenga Khan (Intro, Death)
Reprints:

A Probable Outline of Conan's Career (Table of Contents)

Conan / text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
P. Schuyler Miller; John D. Clark, Ph.D; Roy Thomas (introduction)
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (illustration); Hugh Rankin (illustration)
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (illustration); Hugh Rankin (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

[Tower of Shadows #10 - alternate cover] (Table of Contents)

Kull / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Berni Wrightson
Inks:
Berni Wrightson
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
King Kull
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

only printing of alternate unused cover for Tower of Shadows #10

The Skull of Silence (Table of Contents)

Kull / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Bernie Wrightson
Inks:
Bernie Wrightson
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Original presentation was in color.

Next Issue (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Conan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The City Time Forgot]
    Conan
  2. 1. Red Nails
    Conan
  3. 2. The Hyborian Rage
  4. 3. Robert E. Howard: Lone Star Fictioneer
    Robert E. Howard
  5. 4. Dark Tomorrow
  6. 5. Cimmeria
  7. 6. The Crusader
    Crusader
  8. 7. A Probable Outline of Conan's Career
    Conan
  9. 8. [Tower of Shadows #10 - alternate cover]
    Kull
  10. 9. The Skull of Silence
    Kull
  11. 10. Next Issue
    Conan
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