(February 1974)

Marvel, 1971 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Magazine Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
color cover; black & white interior
Dimensions:
magazine size
Binding:
saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Pablo Marcos; John Romita
Inks:
Pablo Marcos; John Romita
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

Conan / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith (illustration)
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan

The Lurker From the Catacombs (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Valeria (guest star); Conan; Techotl; Prince Olmec; Princess Tascela; Tolkemec (flashback); Tecuhltli (flashback); Xotalanc (flashback); Tolkemec (flashback); Yasala; Yanath; Topal
Synopsis:
Conan and Valeria are hired by Prince Olmec to defend his side of the strange walled city.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's "Red Nails" (Part 2).

An Age Undreamed Of (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Letters:
Typeset
Editing:
Roy Thomas

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

Red Sonja - She-Devil of the Turanian Steppes (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Esteban Maroto
Inks:
Esteban Maroto
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja

The Crimson Bell (Table of Contents)

Arquel / text story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Ray Capella
Pencils:
Al Williamson (illustration); Frank Brunner (illustration)
Inks:
Al Williamson (illustration); Frank Brunner (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Arquel

The Fury of the Femizons (Table of Contents)

Femizons / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Stan Lee
Pencils:
John Romita
Inks:
John Romita
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Red Nails in the Sunset (Table of Contents)

The Artists of Conan / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
H. D. Delay (illustration)
Inks:
H. D. Delay (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; sword and sorcery

Talon (Table of Contents)

Talon / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Steranko (signed)
Inks:
Jim Steranko (signed)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Talon

The Once and Future Talon (Table of Contents)

Talon / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas (introduction); Jim Steranko [as James Steranko]
Pencils:
Jim Steranko [as James Steranko] (illustration)
Inks:
Jim Steranko [as James Steranko] (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Talon

A Probable Outline of Roy Thomas' Career (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Roy Thomas (photo)

An Informal History of Barry the Barbarian (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (photo)

He Comes From the Dark (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Valeria (guest star); Conan; Techotl; Prince Olmec; Princess Tascela; Tolkemec
Synopsis:
Princess Tascela plans to sacrifice Valeria and use her blood to retain Tascela's youth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's story "Red Nails" (Part 3; conclusion).

To the Memory of Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (illustration)
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (illustration)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  2. 1. Table of Contents
    Conan
  3. 2. The Lurker From the Catacombs
    Conan
  4. 3. An Age Undreamed Of
    Conan
  5. 4. Red Sonja - She-Devil of the Turanian Steppes
    Red Sonja
  6. 5. The Crimson Bell
    Arquel
  7. 6. The Fury of the Femizons
    Femizons
  8. 7. Red Nails in the Sunset
    The Artists of Conan
  9. 8. Talon
    Talon
  10. 9. The Once and Future Talon
    Talon
  11. 10. A Probable Outline of Roy Thomas' Career
  12. 11. An Informal History of Barry the Barbarian
  13. 12. He Comes From the Dark
    Conan
  14. 13. To the Memory of Robert E. Howard
    Conan
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