(August 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Roy Thomas; Marv Wolfman (consulting editor); Archie Goodwin (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)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
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[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vicente Alcazar (signed)
Inks:
Vicente Alcazar (signed)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Table of contents and indicia.

[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Conan / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

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Indexer Notes

Excerpt from The Nemedian Chronicles and map of the Hyborian Age.

The Citadel at the Center of Time (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Amul; Shallim
Synopsis:
Conan and his raiders attack a caravan but find only a girl and a sabre-tooth cat for loot.
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Part Two: In the Shadow of Fear (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Alhambra; Whazir; Omar;
Synopsis:
Conan travels to the city of Akbitana to discover the secret of the mysterious Citadel that has appeared there.
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Part Three: Sorcerer's Trove (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Alhambra; Shamash-Shum-Ukin
Synopsis:
Conan awakens inside the Citadel, captive of Shamash-Shum-Ukin who plans to use him as a sacrifice to the Well of Time.
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Part IV: Into Time's Abyss (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Alhambra; Shamash-Shum-Ukin; Nishi; Ashurbanipal (flashback); Whazir; Omar; Ali; Dhassid
Synopsis:
Conan and Alhambra escape from the Well of Time and also from the Citadel as it comes tumbling down.
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Crom and Mitra: Gods to Swear By - Part II of "The Gods of the Hyborian Age" (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert L. Yaple
Pencils:
Mike Vosburg (illustration, signed); ? (illustrations)
Inks:
Mike Vosburg (illustration, signed); ? (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Conan (illustrations)

Indexer Notes

Includes full-page illustration of Conan by Vosburg and three small illustrations.

The King Is Dead - Part IV of Chronicles of the Sword: An Informal History of Sword-and-Sorcery Fiction (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Lin Carter
Pencils:
Gray Morrow (illustration, signed); ? (illustration)
Inks:
Gray Morrow (illustration, signed); ? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Conan (illustration)

Indexer Notes

Includes full-page illustration of Conan by Morrow and one small illustration.

Lines Written In the Realization That I Must Die (Table of Contents)

Conan / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (illustrations)
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (illustrations)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan (illustrations)
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Indexer Notes

Copyright © 1946 by August Derleth for "Skullface and Others".

The Hyborian Age - Chapter 1: The Pre-Cataclysmic Age (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Walter Simonson [as Walt Simonson]
Inks:
Walter Simonson [as Walt Simonson]
Letters:
Walter Simonson

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the essay by Robert E. Howard. Letters credit from Walter Simonson via GCD Errors list, October 2009.

Tired of Dueling With the Neighborhood Bully for the Latest Issue of the Savage Sword of Conan? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Robert L. Kline (illustration, signed)
Inks:
Robert L. Kline (illustration, signed)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Promotional advertisement for this series. Illustration © 1972 by Gary Groth and Bob Kline.

untitled (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Conan (illustration)

Indexer Notes

Promotional advertisement for the next issue and for the Savage Sword of Conan Special.

Swords and Scrolls (Table of Contents)

letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
various
Pencils:
John Buscema (sketch)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Conan (sketch)

Indexer Notes

Includes layout sketch for the cover of The Savage Sword of Conan #5 (April 1975).