(July 1976)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Seven times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Barcode:
0714860292908
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

Dated August on cover

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Thing in the Temple (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Richard Hescox (painting)(signed)
Inks:
Richard Hescox (painting)(signed)
Colors:
Richard Hescox (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] (signed)
Inks:
Tim Conrad [as Tac] (signed)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

The Gods of Bal-Sagoth (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Ralph Reese
Letters:
John Costanza

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Aala [Kyrie]; Vertorix (intro, destroyed); Gothan; Fafnir; Ska
Synopsis:
Conan and Fafnir the Vanir are stranded on the ancient island of Bal-Sagoth in the Vilayet Sea. At first they are enemies, but they quickly decide to co-operate in order to survive. They rescue a girl, Kyrie, and fight the high priest Gothan in order to restore her as goddess and queen Aala of Bal-Sagoth.
Reprints:

["Get Ahead in This World"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Tim Conrad [as Tac] (signed)
Inks:
Tim Conrad [as Tac] (signed)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

The Thing in the Temple (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Dan Adkins
Letters:
Artie Simek

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Fafnir; Aala; Gothan; Ska; Yezdigerd; Vertorix (flashback; cameo)
Synopsis:
Conan and Fafnir fulfill the prophecy of Bal-Sagoth, which leads to the destruction of the island and all its people.
Reprints:

A Conan for Collectors (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Blosser
Pencils:
David Ireland; Alica Austin
Inks:
David Ireland; Alica Austin
Letters:
typeset

When the Little People Strike (Table of Contents)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Blosser
Pencils:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]; John Buscema
Inks:
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]; John Buscema
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Solomon Kane] (Table of Contents)

Solomon Kane / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Fred Blosser
Pencils:
Robert Gould [as RG] (signed)
Inks:
Duffy Vohland [as DV] (signed)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

The Right Hand of Doom (Table of Contents)

Solomon Kane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Doug Moench
Pencils:
Steve Gan
Inks:
Steve Gan
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Solomon Kane
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "The Right Hand of Doom" by Robert E. Howard

[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 Thing in the Temple
    Conan
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    Conan
  3. 2. The Gods of Bal-Sagoth
    Conan
  4. 3. ["Get Ahead in This World"]
    Conan
  5. 4. The Thing in the Temple
    Conan
  6. 5. A Conan for Collectors
  7. 6. When the Little People Strike
  8. 7. [Solomon Kane]
    Solomon Kane
  9. 8. The Right Hand of Doom
    Solomon Kane
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Jim Stangas
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