(December 1991)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
2.25 USD; 2.70 CAD; 1.10 GBP
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
071486029298
Editing:
Mike Rockwitz (Editor); Barry Dutter (Assistant Editor)
Color:
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions:
Magazine
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

The Skull on the Seas! Part 3 of 4 (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Larkin (painted)
Inks:
Bob Larkin (painted)
Colors:
Bob Larkin (painted)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Reprints:
Keywords:
knives; sharks

Contents (Table of Contents)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

This inside cover page also contains the credits for this issue.

The Cape of Dark Dreams (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 45 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils:
John Buscema
Inks:
Ernie Chan
Letters:
Jack Morelli

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Thulsa Doom (Villain; embodied in a talking skull); Thoth-Amon (Villain; embodied in a monkey); Hissarlion [Prince Phan-Ku] (Villain; Intro; Death); Kohatlus (Villain; Intro); Serpent-men (Villain); Conan; Captain Kuchum; Li-Zya (Kuchum's daughter); Laranga
Synopsis:
Conan sails with Khitans under Captain Kuchum. Thulsa Doom's skull has convinced Kuchum that he can lead them to vast treasure. They encounter Black Corsairs and a giant shark on the voyage, but eventually reach the island promised by Doom. The landing party is greeted by Phan-Ku, who claims to be the grandson of a ship-wrecked Khitan, but is actually a priest of Set serving Doom. He attempts to sacrifice Li-Zya, but Conan saves her and kills the priest. Revealed as serpent-men, the hosts overcome Conan and the Khitans through overwhelming numbers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

"The Skull on the Seas" (Part 3 of 4)

Death and Life in Tiger Valley: Part III (Table of Contents)

Kull / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
E. R. Cruz
Inks:
E. R. Cruz
Letters:
Mike Rockwitz

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Kull (Origin details); Ascalante; Sareeta; Chief Ba-Dar; Ku-Var; Iraina; Ram-os
Synopsis:
More than a decade ago, Ram-os rescued two orphaned infant twins. Ba-Dar would have had both murdered because of a prophecy, but Ram-os reared Iraina in secret and Kull was carried off by tigers. Since Kull returned to the tribe, the shaman has cared for both, though the tribe does not know of Iraina's existence. She and Kull know nothing of each other until one day Kull saves her from a tiger.

On the Road of Kings (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas; Dann Thomas
Pencils:
Tony DeZuniga
Inks:
Tony DeZuniga
Letters:
Darren Auck

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Gerta (Intro)
Synopsis:
After surviving another duel, Sonja tries to refresh herself in a stream. Women and children approach the stream and the boys are playing at pretend battles while Sonja reflects sadly. Her thoughts are interrupted when she is greeted by a young girl. When Gerta's mother sees Sonja's sword, they flee in fear.

["Dear Dirt-bathing Dog-butchers,"] (Table of Contents)

Swords and Scrolls / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?

Characters:
Conan
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Skull on the Seas! Part 3 of 4
    Conan
  2. 1. Contents
  3. 2. The Cape of Dark Dreams
    Conan
  4. 3. Death and Life in Tiger Valley: Part III
    Kull
  5. 4. On the Road of Kings
    Red Sonja
  6. 5. ["Dear Dirt-bathing Dog-butchers,"]
    Swords and Scrolls
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Conan
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