Conan the Barbarian #142 [Direct Edition]
(January 1983)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing:
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (Editor); Danny Fingeroth (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #11, 100, 115)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
John Buscema
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Theta; Devourer of Women

Look Like a Big League Player (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Maze, the Man, the Monster (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script:
Bruce Jones
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Theta; Rhula (dies); Bethene (dies); Lohla (dies); Forbos the Bull (dies); Army of Eunuchs [Bolo; Marko; Tumak]; Auctioneer; Catrina; Devourer of Women (a minotaur, dies); Dalvante (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Conan helps Theta look for her sisters (Rhula, Bethene and Lola), who have been sold into slavery. Suspecting Forbos, Conan tricks him into "buying" Theta. Theta and Conan discover that Forbos is half-man/half-bull and has been feeding his harem, and Theta's sisters, to the Devourer of Women. Conan kills the Devourer to save Theta and Forbos dies because they were linked.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cimmeria; Forbos's Castle; Port of Belthem; the Maze

Now Bubble Yum Is Super Yum (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jim Shooter
Pencils:
Ken Feduniewicz (signed)
Inks:
Ken Feduniewicz (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Hulk; Thor; Spider-Man; Jim Shooter; Vampirella

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hyborian Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Louise Jones; Danny Fingeroth
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from D.J. Walsh, John Loewen, Gene Holzer, David Armel, William P. Thomas, Regan Taylor and William Ng.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. Look Like a Big League Player
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. The Maze, the Man, the Monster
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. Now Bubble Yum Is Super Yum
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
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