(October 1974)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
84
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Black Colossus (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams (painting)
Inks:
Neal Adams (painting)
Colors:
Neal Adams (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

[pin-up: frontispiece] (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Zeck
Inks:
Mike Zeck

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

Black Colossus (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Shevatas the Thief
Synopsis:
Shevatas the Thief breaks into a long-deserted temple and finds a large amount of treasure.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation.

Part II Hordes Of The Veiled One (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Princess Yasmela; Natohk the Veiled One; Vateeza; General Malthom; Count Thespides; Taurus
Synopsis:
Princess Yasmela places Conan in charge of her army and they ride south to meet the army of Natohk.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation.

Part III Chariot Of The Man-Demon (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Alfredo Alcala
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Princess Yasmela; Natohk the Veiled One [Thugra Khotan]; Fahim; Shevatas the Thief; General Malthom; Count Thespides; Katuman
Synopsis:
Conan and his army defeat Natohk but when Natohk takes the princess Conan is forced to follow Natohk's demonic chariot and destroy the sorcerer.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation.

Chapter 1 Kingdoms of the Dawn (Table of Contents)

Chronicles of the Sword / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Lin Carter
Pencils:
Al Milgrom (signed); Alan Weiss (signed); Joe Staton (signed)
Inks:
Al Milgrom (signed); Joe Staton (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery

Indexer Notes

The article contains 4 spot illustrations each signed by the artists. The Weiss illustrations is inked by Milgrom.

Blackmark Chapter II (Table of Contents)

Blackmark / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Gil Kane; Archie Goodwin (script; uncredited)
Pencils:
Gil Kane [signed GK]
Inks:
Gil Kane [signed GK]
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Blackmark by Gil Kane (Bantam Books paperback, 1971) and scripted by Archie Goodwin from outlines supplied by Gil kane. This reprint does not credit Goodwin for his contribution.

The Beast from the Abyss (Table of Contents)

Kull / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Russ Heath [as The Crusty Bunkers]; Neal Adams [as The Crusty Bunkers]; Dick Giordano [as The Crusty Bunkers]; Alan Weiss [as The Crusty Bunkers]
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Black Abyss by Robert E. Howard and Lin Carter. Crusty Bunkers credits confirmed in the letters page of Savage Sword of Conan #4.

Swords and Scrolls (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Roy Thomas

Indexer Notes

Contains inker credtis for the Diverse Hands job in Savage Tales #4 (Neal Adams, Pablo Marcos, Vince Colletta, Frank McLaughlin) and Conan the Barbarian #12 (Gil Kane, Tom Palmer, Berni Wrightson).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Black Colossus
    Conan
  2. 1. [pin-up: frontispiece]
    Conan
  3. 2. Black Colossus
    Conan
  4. 3. Part II Hordes Of The Veiled One
    Conan
  5. 4. Part III Chariot Of The Man-Demon
    Conan
  6. 5. Chapter 1 Kingdoms of the Dawn
    Chronicles of the Sword
  7. 6. Blackmark Chapter II
    Blackmark
  8. 7. The Beast from the Abyss
    Kull
  9. 8. Swords and Scrolls
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