(August 1974)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Company, Inc
Editing:
Roy Thomas; Marv Wolfman (consulting editor); Tony Isabella (consulting editor)
Color:
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Boris Vallejo (painting, signed)
Inks:
Boris Vallejo (painting, signed)
Colors:
Boris Vallejo (painting, signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Red Sonja
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Esteban Maroto (signed)
Inks:
Esteban Maroto (signed)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of contents and indicia.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard; ?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from The Nemedian Chronicles, photograph and introduction.

Curse of the Undead-Man (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Pablo Marcos
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Berthilda; Conan; Costranno; Red Sonja; Rikko
Synopsis:
Conan and Red Sonja put an end to the undead sorcerer Costranno.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Freely adapted from the short story "Mistress of Death" by Robert E. Howard.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alfredo Alcala [as Alfred Alcala]
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala [as Alfred Alcala]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan

A Hyperborean Oath (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Esteban Maroto
Inks:
Neal Adams; Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Amir; Conan; King Ghannif; Lucrezia; Lurhan; Red Sonja; Trolus
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.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Esteban Maroto (signed)
Inks:
Esteban Maroto (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja

Conan's Women Warriors (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Blosser
Pencils:
Steve Gan (signed); Hugh Rankin (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Inks:
Steve Gan (signed); Hugh Rankin (signed); Roy G. Krenkel
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Bêlit; Red Sonya of Rogatine; Salome; Yasmina (all in illos)
Reprints:
  • from Comixscene

Indexer Notes

Includes illustrations: Salome by Steve Gan (signature dated 1974), Yasmina and Bêlit by Hugh Rankin and Red Sonya of Rogatine by Roy G. Krenkel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Blackmark / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
? (introductory text on page 1); Gil Kane; Archie Goodwin (uncredited, script)
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Amarix; Marnie; Zeph the Tinker
Reprints:

Non-Paid Commercial That Will Drive You Crazy (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photographs)
Inks:
? (photographs)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Stan Lee

Indexer Notes

Photo-story promotional advertisement for Crazy magazine.

An Atlantean In Aquilonia (Table of Contents)

Kull / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
? (introduction); Glenn Lord
Pencils:
John Severin (signed); Ross Andru
Inks:
John Severin (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Baron Kaanuub; Ducalon; Enaros; King Kull; Ridondo the Mistrel (all in illustrations)
Reprints:
  • from Kull Portfolio

Indexer Notes

Includes two illustrations of King Kull by John Severin (signed) and pencil sketches of Kull, Enaros, Baron Kaanuub of Komahar and of Ridondo the Minstrel by Ross Andru.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan

The Frost Giant's Daughter (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (original prose short story); Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Atali; Conan; Frost Giants; Gorm; Horsa; Hymdul; Niord
Synopsis:
Setting: Snowy battlefield. Conan chases Atali across the snow, slays her two frost giant brothers, and catches her. Her father, Ymir then takes her from Conan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Frost Giant's Daughter" by Robert E. Howard.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Curse of the Undead-Man
    Conan
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  7. 6. A Hyperborean Oath
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Red Sonja
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Red Sonja
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Red Sonja
  11. 10. Conan's Women Warriors
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Blackmark
  13. 12. Non-Paid Commercial That Will Drive You Crazy
    Crazy
  14. 13. An Atlantean In Aquilonia
    Kull
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  16. 15. The Frost Giant's Daughter
    Conan
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