(April 1976)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
Published seven times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Barcode:
0714860292904
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Abode of the Damned! (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ken Barr [as k.b.] (signed; painting)
Inks:
Ken Barr [as k.b.] (signed; painting)
Colors:
Ken Barr [as k.b.] (signed; painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (signed)
Inks:
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (signed)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

line drawing to cover of Savage Sword Of Conan #9

The Abode of the Damned (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Yong Montano
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Mellani; Darami
Synopsis:
Mellani discovers her brother being murdered outside her door.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Country of the Knife" by Robert E. Howard

The Country of the Knife (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Yong Montano
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Mellani; Kabul Nulla; Hammad; Shirkuh [Conan]
Synopsis:
Mellani is captured by the Dark Tigers. While travelling to the Abode of the Damned, the Dark Tigers meet a lone horseman.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Country of the Knife" by Robert E. Howard

El Borak and the Barbarians (Table of Contents)

El Borak / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Blosser
Pencils:
Mike Kaluta [as Michael William Kaluta] (signed; illustration)
Inks:
Mike Kaluta [as Michael William Kaluta] (signed; illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
El Borak

Swords in the City (Part 3) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Yong Montano
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Mellani; Hammad; Shirkuh [Conan]; Agham; Borak; Makkar; Belissar Khan; Ali Shah; Abdel Khafir
Synopsis:
Hammad and his men, along with Shirkuh and three strangers, arrive at the Abode of the Damned, where they discover the citizens' loyalties fractured among chiefs.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Country of the Knife" by Robert E. Howard

The Jewel from Beyond (Part 4) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Yong Montano
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Mellani; Shirku [Conan]; Abdel Khafir; Belissar Khan
Synopsis:
Shirku reveals his true identity to Belissar Khan, and the two forge an alliance to take control of the Abode of the Damned.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Country of the Knife" by Robert E. Howard

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Slaves and Slaughter! (Part 5) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Yong Montano
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Mellani; Shirkuh [Conan]; Abdel Khafir; Belissar Khan; Ali Shah
Synopsis:
Shirkuh and Belissar Khan attempt to take control of the Abode of the Damned, but the plan falls apart when someone in the crowd reveals that Shirkuh is really Conan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Country of the Knife" by Robert E. Howard

The Scribes of Hyboria (Table of Contents)

text story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Blosser; Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Stephen Fabian; John Severin; Roy G. Krenkel; Frank Cirocco
Inks:
Stephen Fabian; John Severin; Roy G. Krenkel; Frank Cirocco
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Conan; Red Sonja

When the Sun Fell (Part 6) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Yong Montano
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Mellani; Shirkuh [Conan]; Abdel Khafir
Synopsis:
A gelatinous monster begins to devour the Abode of the Damned but is stopped by the three strangers Conan had met earlier, with the total destruction of the Abode and everyone living there.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Country of the Knife" by Robert E. Howard

Conan and the Tower of Vinyl (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Summer
Pencils:
Tim Conrad (signed Tac); Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Tim Conrad (signed Tac); Mike Kaluta (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Conan

Ad (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Swords and Scrolls / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Abode of the Damned!
    Conan
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    Conan
  3. 2. The Abode of the Damned
    Conan
  4. 3. The Country of the Knife (Part 2)
    Conan
  5. 4. El Borak and the Barbarians
    El Borak
  6. 5. Swords in the City (Part 3)
    Conan
  7. 6. The Jewel from Beyond (Part 4)
    Conan
  8. 7. [Next Issue]
    Conan
  9. 8. Slaves and Slaughter! (Part 5)
    Conan
  10. 9. The Scribes of Hyboria
  11. 10. When the Sun Fell (Part 6)
    Conan
  12. 11. Conan and the Tower of Vinyl
  13. 12. Ad
    Conan
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
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