Conan the King #21 [Direct]
(March 1984)

Marvel, 1984 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD; 0.50 GBP
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics Group
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Editing:
Jim Owsley
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Modern Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

King Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors:
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Letters:
?

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
King Conan

Shadows! (Table of Contents)

King Conan / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Zelenetz
Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Dave Simons
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Rick Parker

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
King Conan; Tomas Denoir; Vixa; Councilor Publius; Count Trocero; Prospero; Baron Aemilius; Zenobia; Queen Ayelet; Taurus; Radegund
Synopsis:
On a diplomatic mission for his father, Prince Conn and his party are ambushed. Unable to find any trace of his son, King Conan assumes that Conn is dead until he receives a spiritual omen directing him to find answers in the salt marshes. Before he can begin his search, King Conan is poisoned by one of his servants and is confined to a fortnight in bed. From his sickbed, King Conan directs Publius to send the King's Black Dragons out to seek the answers in the salt marshes.

["On a diplomatic mission for his father, Conan The King ..."] (Table of Contents)

Conn / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Zelenetz
Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
?
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Rick Parker
Editing:
Jim Owsley

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conn; Conan; band of slavers
Synopsis:
On a diplomatic mission for his father, Prince Conn and his party are ambushed. The assassins leave Conn for dead in the Gunderland woods where the young Prince must fight off a pack a ravenous wolves, only to be captured later by a band of slavers.

Indexer Notes

The King Conan and Prince Conn stories run parallel, time-wise, to show what adventures each are experiencing after they have become separated.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    King Conan
  2. 1. Shadows!
    King Conan
  3. 2. ["On a diplomatic mission for his father, Conan The King ..."]
    Conn
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  • Peter Croome
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • B K Tsuda
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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