(January 1979)

Marvel UK, 1977 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.40 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics UK LTD [not printed on item]
ISBN:
?
Barcode:
?
Editing:
Dez Skinn
Color:
Colour Cover; Black & White Interior
Dimensions:
Magazine Size
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Reprints:

Poster (Table of Contents)

Conan The Barbarian / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils:
Craig Russell
Inks:
Craig Russell

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan
Synopsis:
Black & White double page illustration

Night Of The Dark God (Table of Contents)

Conan The Barbarian / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert E. Howard (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils:
Gil Kane; Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams [as Diverse Hands]; Pablo Marcos [as Diverse Hands]; Frank McLaughlin [as Diverse Hands]; Vince Colletta [as Diverse Hands]

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; nameless fisherman; Mala; Hagfar (in flashback); Mala's mother (in flashback); Tostig; Thorfel the Fair; Vanir; nameless Mithra priest; Brogar (Pict chief); Picts; Yag-Kosha (in flashback); Man-Serpent (in flashback)
Synopsis:
Conan travels home to Cimmeria only to discover that his childhood sweetheart, Mala, has been abducted by a band of Vanir raiders. He pursues them by boat and comes across a ship with dead Vanir and Picts next to a dark idol. Conan takes the idol and heads for the Isle of Swords, where Thorfel the Fair is about to marry Mala. Bur rather than giving herself to Thorfel, Mala kills herself. Conan kills Thorfel and receives unexpected help from a band of Picts who have come to the island looking for their dark idol.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's story "The Dark God" (a non-Conan story).

Diverse Hands identification by Roy Thomas in the letters page of the U.S. publication Savage Sword of Conan #2.

Conan The Movie (Table of Contents)

Conan The Barbarian / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Tony Crawley

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Synopsis:
Article about then upcoming Conan movie in pre-production. Photos of Roy Thomas, Ed Summer & Arnold Schwarzenegger along with illustrations by Frank Frazetta, John Buscema & Barry Windsor-Smith punctuate text.

The Beast From The Abyss (Table of Contents)

King Kull / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Steve Englehart
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Russ Heath [as The Crusty Bunkers]; Neal Adams [as The Crusty Bunkers]; Dick Giordano [as The Crusty Bunkers]; Alan Weiss [as The Crusty Bunkers]
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Kull; Brule; Baron Ergon; Zareta; Taligaro; Grogar; Monartho
Synopsis:
Adapted from Robert E. Howard's story " Black Abyss "
Kull is a guest at the decadent court of Baron Ergon, ruler of Kamula. After one of Brule's fellow guards vanishes and another is found murdered, Kull discovers the Kamulaans plan to sacrice them all to a gigantic, fleah-eating slug.
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Red Sonja: She-Devil With A Sword (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Roy Thomas
Pencils:
Howard Chaykin
Inks:
Howard Chaykin
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Red Sonja; Ghunthar
Synopsis:
Sonja fights a werewolf in Darkwood Forest.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan The Barbarian
  2. 1. Poster
    Conan The Barbarian
  3. 2. Night Of The Dark God
    Conan The Barbarian
  4. 3. Conan The Movie
    Conan The Barbarian
  5. 4. The Beast From The Abyss
    King Kull
  6. 5. Red Sonja: She-Devil With A Sword
    Red Sonja
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