(August 2004)

Dark Horse, 2003 Series
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Volume:
5
Price:
15.95 USD
Pages:
180
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dark Horse Books
Brand:
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN:
1-59307-175-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode:
978159307175251595
Editing:
Jeremy Barlow
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
17 cm x 26 cm
Paper Stock:
Cardstock cover; Coated stock
Binding:
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format:
collected edition

The Shadow in the Tomb and Other Stories (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan
Colors:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan

Indexer Notes

Cover is a detail from "Flame Winds of Lost Khitai!" from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #32.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan

Indexer Notes

A detail from "The Hand of Nergal!" from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #30.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

credits / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Blood of Bel-Hissar! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Setting: Castle Bel-El-Shaithan; First appearance Turgohl (the mute) and Suwaan of Khitai; Conan drinks drugged wine.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Blood of Belshazzar" by Robert E. Howard

Moon of Zembabwei! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Setting: rain forest; M'gorah dies; Thutmekri wounded (unknown if he dies or not); Conan saves Helgi by killing Zemba (an Ape-God)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard.

Two Against Turan! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Setting: City of Aghrapur; Conan kills Eithriall (a.k.a. Ormraxes) and many others; Conan joins the Turanian Army of King Yildiz
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Two Against Tyre" by Robert E. Howard.

The Hand of Nergal! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Setting: Battlefield & City of Yaralet; Conan fights in the Turanian army against the legions of Munthassem Khan. Conan rides off with Hildico in epilogue
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story by Lynn Carter and Robert E. Howard.

The Shadow in the Tomb! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Setting: Hilly Countryside; Conan fights in the Turanian army against the Hill-Men; Conan fights his shadow;
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Nice twist at end--pay attention to the sword in the last panel.

Flame Winds of Lost Khitai! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Setting: Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Conan spies for the Turanian army
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell Page

Death and 7 Wizards! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Setting: Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Conan spies for the Turanian army
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell Page

The Temptress in the Tower of Flame! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Setting: Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Conan spies for the Turanian army, kills Shamash (the terrible), incites civil-war in Wan Tengri and frees the princess of Wan Tengri
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell Page

On the Road (of Kings) Again (Table of Contents)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Thomas gives some background on the creation of the stories in this volume

The Chronicles of Conan (Table of Contents)

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


Synopsis:
A house ad for Dark Horse's Chronicles of Conan (2003 series)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Promotional material for this volume.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Shadow in the Tomb and Other Stories
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Blood of Bel-Hissar!
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. Moon of Zembabwei!
    Conan the Barbarian
  6. 5. Two Against Turan!
    Conan the Barbarian
  7. 6. The Hand of Nergal!
    Conan the Barbarian
  8. 7. The Shadow in the Tomb!
    Conan the Barbarian
  9. 8. Flame Winds of Lost Khitai!
    Conan the Barbarian
  10. 9. Death and 7 Wizards!
    Conan the Barbarian
  11. 10. The Temptress in the Tower of Flame!
    Conan the Barbarian
  12. 11. On the Road (of Kings) Again
  13. 12. The Chronicles of Conan
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
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