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(February 1977)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD
Pages:
76
Indicia frequency:
seven times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Barcode:
0714860292902
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Color:
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

credits from letter page

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The War of the Wizards! (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ernie Chan (painting); Earl Norem (painting)
Inks:
Ernie Chan (painting); Earl Norem (painting)
Colors:
Ernie Chan (painting); Earl Norem (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits from letter page.

Frontispiece (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

On to Yimsha (Part 1) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Yasmina; Yar Afzal; Bhunda Chand (flashback; cameo); Ashida; Khemsa; Gitara
Synopsis:
When Yar Afzal is killed by Khemsa's sorcery, Conan and Yasmina must flee the Wazuli camp.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "People of the Black Circle" by Robert E. Howard

The Mountain of the Black Seers (Part 2) (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Yasmina; Khemsa; Gitara
Synopsis:
Conan and Yasmina flee the Wazulis but are attacked later by Khemsa and Gitara, but during the battle four wizards appear and take their revenge on Khemsa and take Yasmina from Conan.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "The People of the Black Circle" by Robert E. Howard

continues next issue.

Of Buccaneers and Barachan Pirates (Table of Contents)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Fred Blosser
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

article about Robert E. Howard's influences

Hyborian Age - chapter 6 (of 6): The Darkness and the Dawn (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Gorm
Synopsis:
9,500 B.C.: The Aquilonian empire has fallen and the Hyrkanian horde ravages the world. The coming ice age drives the nothern tribes south. Yet another global cataclysm reshapes the continents to their current forms.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Curse of the Black Stone (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils:
Joyce Furman (layouts for 1 page); Tim Conrad (signed )[as Tac]
Inks:
Tim Conrad (signed)[as Tac]; Larry Gaydos (background assistant); Joyce Furman (airbrush assistant)
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Bran Mak Morn; Titus Sulla; Atla
Synopsis:
Bran Mak Morn seeks the assistance of a witch.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "Worms of the Earth" by Robert E. Howard

A Toppling of Towers (Table of Contents)

Bran Mak Morn / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils:
Tim Conrad (signed)[as Tac]
Inks:
Tim Conrad (signed)[as Tac]
Letters:
Tom Orzechowski

Genre:
historical; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Bran Mak Morn; Atla; Titus Sulla
Synopsis:
Bran Mak Morn holds the sacred stone of subterranean beast-men hostage until they carry out his revenge on the Romans.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "Worms of the Earth" by Robert E. Howard

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. The War of the Wizards!
    Conan
  2. 1. Frontispiece
    Conan
  3. 2. On to Yimsha (Part 1)
    Conan
  4. 3. The Mountain of the Black Seers (Part 2)
    Conan
  5. 4. Of Buccaneers and Barachan Pirates
  6. 5. Hyborian Age - chapter 6 (of 6): The Darkness and the Dawn
    The Hyborian Age
  7. 6. Curse of the Black Stone
    Bran Mak Morn
  8. 7. A Toppling of Towers
    Bran Mak Morn
  9. 8. Ad
    Conan
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • David Haglund
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Axel Kahlstorff
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Glenn MacKay
  • Lou Mougin
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Terry Vraspir
  • L. Jámal Walton