([June] 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.50 USD
Pages:
100
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1975-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Tabloid-size
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Keywords:
rain

Indexer Notes

As noted in Roy Thomas' intro, the cover is taken from a Gorblimey Press portfolio and the artwork is copyrighted in the indicia to Gorblimey Press.

An Informal History of the Thomas/Smith Conan (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Marie Severin; Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks:
Marie Severin; Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

inside front cover and inside back cover includes caricatures of Roy Thomas and Barry Smith by Marie Severin and a Conan illo by Smith.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Contents page includes a credit that reads: "With a special assist from Silvio Buscema."

Rogues in the House (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas' editoral explains that this story was re-colored by Barry Windsor-Smith, with the assistance of Linda Lessman. Thomas also notes that Smith re-inked a page "here and there" and Thomas re-wrote a line or two.

The Talons of Thak (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Sal Buscema
Colors:
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters:
Sam Rosen

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of Rogues in the House. Roy Thomas' editoral explains that this story was re-colored by Barry Windsor-Smith, with the assistance of Linda Lessman. Thomas also notes that Smith re-inked a page "here and there" and Thomas re-wrote a line or two.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hyborian Age of Conan / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

updated map of Conan's world.

Red Nails (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors:
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino; ?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

as per "Still Waiting For The Absolute BWS Conan Volumes" in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005], Smith reinked [including the 2 pages at the end of chapter one that Pablo Marcos originally inked for this story's previous B&W appearance in Savage Tales 2] the entire story, added additional details to splash page and elsewhere, and colored the story for its reprint here. Roy Thomas' editoral explains that he also re-wrote a line or two.

The Lurker from the Catacombs (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors:
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas' editoral explains that this story was re-colored by Barry Windsor-Smith, with the assistance of Linda Lessman. Thomas also notes that Smith re-inked a page "here and there" and Thomas re-wrote a line or two.

He Comes from the Dark (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors:
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas' editoral explains that this story was re-colored by Barry Windsor-Smith, with the assistance of Linda Lessman. Thomas also notes that Smith re-inked a page "here and there" and Thomas re-wrote a line or two.

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

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors:
Barry Windsor-Smith ?; Linda Lessman ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:
  • in Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #9 ?

Conan Unconquered (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors:
Barry Windsor-Smith ?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Keywords:
rain

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Cover shows upper half of this illustration. Image copyright Gorblimey Press.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. An Informal History of the Thomas/Smith Conan
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. Rogues in the House
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. The Talons of Thak
    Conan the Barbarian
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Age of Conan
  7. 6. Red Nails
    Conan the Barbarian
  8. 7. The Lurker from the Catacombs
    Conan the Barbarian
  9. 8. He Comes from the Dark
    Conan the Barbarian
  10. 9. To the Memory of Robert E Howard
    Conan
  11. 10. Conan Unconquered
    Conan
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