Conan the Barbarian #143 [Direct Edition]
(February 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:
?
Letters:
?

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

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Scottie; Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Life Among the Dead (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bruce Jones
Pencils:
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks:
Ricardo Villamonte (finisher)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Theta; Valen Triafer; Johell; Rhiken; Boras; Graven (dead, mentioned); Captain Johell; Lieutenant Skey; Old Nikolas [Nicholas]; Dragon of Solvanthia
Synopsis:
The Dragon of Solvanthia awakes after the Sword of Graven is stolen. Conan finds the Sword and Valen Triafer and the villagers of Solvanthia trick him into being a sacrifice for the Dragon. Valen changes his mind about betraying Conan and jumps into a pit after him, bringing the Sword of Graven to him. The Dragon confronts them.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Butania; Cimmeria; Solvanthia; Statue of Graven; Sword of Graven

Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Magic Snake / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Behind the Candy Counter (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jim Shooter
Letters:
typeset

And Now... The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Scottie; Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Life Among the Dead
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes!
    Spider-Man; Magic Snake
  5. 4. Behind the Candy Counter
    Bubble Yum
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. And Now... The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones
    Indiana Jones
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