The Adventures of Red Sonja #1 [Gil Kane Cover]
([July 2005])

Dynamite Entertainment, 2005 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
19.99 USD
Pages:
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Brand:
Dynamite Entertainment
ISBN:
1-933305-07-X Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Luke Leiberman (Editorial Consultant)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy
Binding:
Tradepaperback
Publishing Format:
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
John Romita
Colors:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Conan
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Indexer Notes

2nd printing from September 2007. Cover price of second printing is $15.99.

A Fond Look Back at Big Red (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Roy Thomas talks about the creation of the character Red Sonja.

Red Sonja (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Esteban Maroto
Inks:
Neal Adams; Ernie Chan
Colors:
José Villarrubia (Original colorist?); Mike Kelleher (Color Reconstruction)
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Amir; Lurhan; King Ghannif; Trolus; Conan; Lucrezia
Synopsis:
When Red Sonja returns with a tiara she was sent for by King Ghannif she learns her "reward" is to be made a part of his harem.
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Indexer Notes

The volume is a reprinting of Marvel Feature (Marvel, 1975 series) #1 thru #7. This story, which appears in Marvel Feature #1 is really a reprint from Red Sonja's first appearance from Savage Sword of Conan #1.

The Temple of Abomination! (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Dick Giordano
Inks:
Dick Giordano (figures), Terry Austin (backgrounds)
Colors:
Michele Wolfman (Original colorist); Mike Kelleher (Color Reconstruction)
Letters:
Cathi Ann Thomas

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Priest; Race of Satyrs
Synopsis:
Red Sonja enters a temple and is attacked by a race of Satyrs.
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Blood of the Hunter (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Jones
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
? (Original colorist); Mike Kelleher (Color Reconstruction)
Letters:
Jaymes Reed

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Rejak (Intro, Death); Dunkin (Intro, Death); Katrin (Intro, Death); Gromlio (Intro, Death); Tamalk (Intro, Death)
Synopsis:
After robbing the brigand Rejak, Sonja is tracked by Rejack who wants revenge and kills everyone in his way.
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Balek Lives (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Jones
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
Petra Goldberg
Letters:
Jaymes Reed

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Neja (Intro, Death); Kin Milog of Throg (Intro, Flashback); Thelok of Skurga (Intro, Flashback); Lemrac (Intro, Flashback); Balzag (Intro); Balek (Intro)
Synopsis:
Red Sonja must stop a mechanical man called Balek.
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Eyes of the Gorgon (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Jones
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Jaymes Reed

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Delores Garde (Intro, Death); Valek (Intro); Unkas (Intro, Death)
Synopsis:
Red Sonja comes to a town that is being attacked by a Gorgon, who is turning the townspeople to stone.
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The Bear God Walks! (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Jones
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
Don Warfield
Letters:
Jaymes Reed

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Bear-God (Intro, Villain); Tusan (Intro); Bramus (Intro, Death)
Synopsis:
Red Sonja is after the Bear-God to collect a village's reward.
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Beware the Sacred Sons of Set! (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Jaymes Reed

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Karanthes (Intro); Gonar (Villain, Intro); Conan (Cameo); Belit (Cameo)
Synopsis:
Karanthes hires Red Sonja to find a lost page of the Book of Skelos.
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Indexer Notes

Story began in Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #66. Story continues in Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #67.

The Battle of the Barbarians! (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Frank Thorne
Inks:
Frank Thorne
Colors:
Hugh Paley
Letters:
Jaymes Reed

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Conan (Guest Star); Belit (Guest Star); Karanthes
Synopsis:
Red Sonja delivers a stolen page from the Book of Skelos to Karanthes, but Conan has tracked her there and wants the page for himself.
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Indexer Notes

Story continued from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #67. Continues in Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #68.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Sonja
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Red Sonja
  3. 2. A Fond Look Back at Big Red
    Red Sonja
  4. 3. Red Sonja
    Red Sonja
  5. 4. The Temple of Abomination!
    Red Sonja
  6. 5. Blood of the Hunter
    Red Sonja
  7. 6. Balek Lives
    Red Sonja
  8. 7. Eyes of the Gorgon
    Red Sonja
  9. 8. The Bear God Walks!
    Red Sonja
  10. 9. Beware the Sacred Sons of Set!
    Red Sonja
  11. 10. The Battle of the Barbarians!
    Red Sonja
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