(June 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:
0714860292906
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

The Haunters of Castle Crimson (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Tim Conrad [as Tac]
Inks:
Tim Conrad [as Tac]

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan

The Haunters of Castle Crimson (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; Zuleika
Synopsis:
Conan enters a town being sacked by raiders and rescues the slave girl Zuleika.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Slave-Princess" by Robert E. Howard

Heritage of Horror (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Zuleika; Malthom of Nemedia; Rodrik; Mordek
Synopsis:
Conan and Zuleika travel to Castle Crimson, which is being run by an old friend of Conan's.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Slave-Princess" by Robert E. Howard

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams (signed)
Inks:
Neal Adams (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan

A Bargain Betwist Devils (Part 3) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Khelru-Shan; Ali-Bey; Mordek; Hari Bin Nasru
Synopsis:
Conan travels to the castle of Khelru-Shan to tell him he knows the location of his abducted bride.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Slave-Princess" by Robert E. Howard

The Testing of Zuleika (Part 4) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Zuleika; Malthom of Nemedia; Conan; Khelru-Shan
Synopsis:
Conan leads Khelru-Shan back to the Crimson Castle to convince him he has his abducted bride.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Slave-Princess" by Robert E. Howard

A Falling-Out among Thieves (Part 5) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Malthom of Nemedia
Synopsis:
Mathom tells Conan he will not allow Conan to turn over Zuleika to Khelru-Shan as his abducted bride.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Slave-Pricess" by Robert E. Howard

The Foe Within (Part 6) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Mordek; Zuleika; Conan; Malthom of Nemedia
Synopsis:
Mordek steals Zuleika from the Crimson Castle and opens the gate for the forces of Khelru-Shan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Slave-Princess" by Robert E. Howard

Sword and Skulls (Part 7) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Khelru-Shan; Mordek; Zuleika
Synopsis:
Mordek hides in the secret passageway where the bodies of those he betrayed twenty years earlier are left to rot. The skeletons come to life and begin their revenge.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Slave-Princess" by Robert E. Howard

A Night of Bones (part 8) (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:
Malthom of Nemedia; Conan; Zuleika; Khelru-Shan; Aballah Bin Khor
Synopsis:
Khelru-Shan's army is destroyed and the truth behind Zuleika's past is revealed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adaptation of the short story "The Slave-Princess" by Robert E. Howard

Chivalry Is Alive and Well and Living in Berkeley among Others (Table of Contents)

The Society for Creative Anachronism / text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Maronie
Pencils:
Samuel J. Maronie (photos)
Inks:
Samuel J. Maronie (photos)
Colors:
Samuel J. Maronie (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery

Hyborian Age - chapter 3 (of 6): The Hyborian Kingdoms (Table of Contents)

The Hyborian Age / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks:
Walt Simonson (signed)
Letters:
Walt Simonson

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Synopsis:
14,000–10,000 B.C: The barbarian kingdom of Hyperborea comes to power. Soon comes the time of Conan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation. Letters credit from Walt Simonson via GCD Errors list, October 2009.

Ad (Table of Contents)

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


Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:
  • from Savage Sword #10

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Haunters of Castle Crimson
    Conan
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    Conan
  3. 2. The Haunters of Castle Crimson
    Conan
  4. 3. Heritage of Horror (Part 2)
    Conan
  5. 4. [Next Issue]
    Conan
  6. 5. A Bargain Betwist Devils (Part 3)
    Conan
  7. 6. The Testing of Zuleika (Part 4)
    Conan
  8. 7. A Falling-Out among Thieves (Part 5)
    Conan
  9. 8. The Foe Within (Part 6)
    Conan
  10. 9. Sword and Skulls (Part 7)
    Conan
  11. 10. A Night of Bones (part 8)
    Conan
  12. 11. Chivalry Is Alive and Well and Living in Berkeley among Others
    The Society for Creative Anachronism
  13. 12. Hyborian Age - chapter 3 (of 6): The Hyborian Kingdoms
    The Hyborian Age
  14. 13. Ad
    Conan
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
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