(November 2004)

Dark Horse, 2003 Series
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Volume:
6
Price:
15.95 USD
Pages:
164
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
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 Curse of the Golden Skull and Other Stories (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

[none] (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:

The Hell-Spawn of Kara-Shehr (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 Sokoliwsky; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Setting: Desert west of Khitai & the Lost city of Kara-Shehr
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Fire of Asshurbanipal" by Robert E. Howard

Beware the Hyrkanians Bearing Gifts...! (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 Sokoliwsky; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
Artie Simek
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Amytis
Synopsis:
Conan returns to Aghrapur and saves King Yildiz from a stone golem. Conan and Amytis are romantically involved.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Turan capital city of Aghrapur

The Curse of the Golden Skull! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwsky; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Juma; Yolinda; Rotath
Synopsis:
Conan and Juma fight a giant slug and rescue Yolinda from Rotath. Rotath is introduced.
Reprints:
Keywords:
city with crystal tower; Northern wastes of the Hill-men

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard

The Warrior and the Were-Woman! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwsky; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Amytis; Conan; Gimil-Ishbi; Lilutu
Synopsis:
Amytis betrays Conan. Conan kills Gimil-Ishbi. Conan fights Lilutu the were-woman. Conan leaves the Turan Army.
Reprints:
Keywords:
countryside; Turan Army; Turan capital of Aghrapur

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The House of Arabu" by Robert E. Howard

The Dragon from the Inland Sea! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwsky; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
John Costanza
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Rachella; Ben-Hussal
Synopsis:
Conan defeats a crocodile-dragon, saves Rachella, and restores Ben-Hussal as ruler of Keshaan.
Reprints:
Keywords:
city of Keshaan; desert

The Fiend from the Forgotten City (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Michael Resnick (plot)
Pencils:
Rich Buckler
Inks:
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors:
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwsky; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters:
Jean Simek
Editing:
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Alonia [goddess Ishtar]
Synopsis:
Conan fights a giant devil and saves Alonia.
Reprints:
Keywords:
desert; lost city of Ababenzzar

The Garden of Death and Life! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Zhadorr; Phandar; Yar Ali; Haak-Shi
Synopsis:
Conan saves and kills Zhadorr. Conan fights a man-eating tree and kills Phandar. Yar Ali and Haak-Shi die.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Oasis of Shar-Al-Tjinn

Night of the Gargoyle! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Arlinna
Synopsis:
Conan fights a gargoyle and saves Arlinna.
Reprints:
Keywords:
City of Thieves in Zamora

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Purple Heart of Erlik" by Robert E. Howard

Of Swords and Skulls (Table of Contents)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Letters:
typeset

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

[none] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Curse of the Golden Skull and Other Stories
    Conan
  2. 1. [none]
    Conan
  3. 2. The Hell-Spawn of Kara-Shehr
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. Beware the Hyrkanians Bearing Gifts...!
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. The Curse of the Golden Skull!
    Conan the Barbarian
  6. 5. The Warrior and the Were-Woman!
    Conan the Barbarian
  7. 6. The Dragon from the Inland Sea!
    Conan the Barbarian
  8. 7. The Fiend from the Forgotten City
    Conan the Barbarian
  9. 8. The Garden of Death and Life!
    Conan the Barbarian
  10. 9. Night of the Gargoyle!
    Conan the Barbarian
  11. 10. Of Swords and Skulls
  12. 11. [none]
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