(October 1980)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.75 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group
Editing:
Roy Thomas (Editor); Mark Gruenwald (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard U.S. Modern size
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

52-page 10th anniversary issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema [as JB] (signed)
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as EC] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irving Watanabe

Genre:
sword and sorcery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Conan; Red Sonja (in shadow)

A War of Wizards! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks:
Ernie Chan
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Joe Rosen
Editing:
Roy Thomas
Job Number:
LF200

Genre:
sword and sorcery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Conan; Red Sonja; Zukala (death); Othbaal; Elysia; King Sumuabi; Karanthes
Synopsis:
City of Akkharia: Conan defeats Red Sonja at swords. Conan captures and brings Karanthes to Zukala in exchange for bringing Belit back to life. When the cost is Red Sonja's life however, Conan kills Zukala instead.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

note in the credits "Acknowledging the Special Contributions of Cindy Ward, Cat Yronwode, Danette Couto"

The Hyborian Page (Table of Contents)

letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters page includes letters from 1) Larry Niven (science-fiction author) 2) Glenn Lord (literary agent for Robert E. Howard estate) 3) Bob Weinberg (REH historian).
Also a letter from Geo. W. Proctor.

Indexer Notes

This sequence added 2005 by Steven Tice.

none (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Conan

Indexer Notes

Conan pinup. This sequence added 2005 by Steven Tice.

The Hyborian Age of Conan (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

A map of Conan's world. This sequence added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. A War of Wizards!
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. The Hyborian Page
  4. 3. none
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. The Hyborian Age of Conan
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Steve Jenner
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Shawn Dawson
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Max Capp