(December 1975)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard U.S. Modern size
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Ralph Macchio letter in letters page; Letters page also says Tara is named after Roy Thomas's younger sister


A Barbarian Chained! (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Vince Colletta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils info by Tim Stroup. Inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (29 August 2006).

Incident in Argos! (Part 1) (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Mike Ploog
Inks:
Mike Ploog
Colors:
Phil Rachelson
Letters:
Joe Rosen

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Tara; Yusef; Royal Guard; a nameless captain (dies); Publio; Cenzo; Murivo; Tonio; Momratha; Ephemero Portus (dies); Sergeant Vorio
Synopsis:
Conan and his friends arrive in Messantia and immediately come into conflict with some cocky members of the Royal guard. Two guards ambush Conan and try to sell him as a slave. Conan breaks loose and hides in the house of fortune teller Momratha, who shows him visions of his future. Meanwhile, Yusuf has killed a captain who harassed Tara, and now they are both on the run. Conan is apprehended but refuses to betray his friends. Fleeing fromn the courthouse, Conan kills the corrupt judge Ephemero Portus. On horseback, Conan leaves the city and leaves his friends behind.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Argos; Messantia

Indexer Notes

The fortune teller Momratha shows Conan visions that later will come true: Conan as a captain, nailed to a cross and finally as a king.

Adapted from a portion of the Robert E Howard story "Queen of the Black Coast"

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. A Barbarian Chained!
    Conan
  2. 1. Incident in Argos! (Part 1)
    Conan the Barbarian
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