Conan the King #26 [Direct Edition]
(January 1985)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

King Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mike Kaluta (signed) (painted)
Inks:
Mike Kaluta (signed) (painted)
Colors:
Mike Kaluta (signed) (painted)

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan

Passage (Table of Contents)

Conan / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Zelenetz
Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
Geof Isherwood
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Richard Parker

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Count Trocero; Trocero's father; Ghord; Queen Zenobia; Black Dragons [the Pict; Captain Tarquin]; Borkus; Prospero; King Conan; Baron Maloric; Thoth-Amon; Leonidas (mentioned); Countess Amanda; Lady Radegund; Taurus; Dark Gods (mentioned); brigands
Synopsis:
An aging and tired Count Trocero is returning to his home in Poitain, and suffers from disturbing dreams from his past. King Conan, believing his eldest son, Conn, dead, grows restless in his role as king, and Zenobia fears he may leave Tarantia soon. Prospero tests new recruits who wish to become Black Dragon legionnaires. Taurus finds a love note sent from Leonidas to Radegund. Once home, Trocero is reunited with his aged father, who can no longer remember his son, and with Amanda, the woman he fell in love with many years ago.
Keywords:
Aquilonia; Brythunian Weasels; deer; Royal Castle; Royal Ledger; Royal Woods; Tarantia

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

King Conan / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Larry Hama; Jim Owsley
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from M.T. Lunsford, Edward Busey, Bernard Peters, Fransois Montauban, Steven Wieting, Mark Zak, Ken Dunckley, Bill Carr, Andy Heidt, Jim Chapman, K.J. Lindemuth and John Giordano.

["Six months have passed since Prince Conan II ..."] (Table of Contents)

Prince Conn / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Zelenetz
Pencils:
Marc Silvestri
Inks:
?
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Richard Parker

Genre:
sword and sorcery
Characters:
Prince Conn; Kang Lou-Dze; King Conan (in a dream sequence); Li-Tan; Kang Sho; Queen Zenobia (in a dream sequence); Genjis (mentioned)
Synopsis:
Prince Conn, disillusioned with his father after meeting his half-brother, Kang Sho, decides to settle in Paikang. He marries Li-Tan, the Khitai maiden he rescued, and suffers from dreams about his father's unfaithfulness to Zenobia with Kang Lou-Dze, who later gave birth to Kang Sho. With war looming, the villagers are forced to flee Paikang. Conn has dream sequence conversations with both his mother and father, and later decides to join with other Paikang warriors to fight in the upcoming war.
Keywords:
Paikang

Indexer Notes

This is the last installment of the Prince Conn series. The Prince Conn stories run along side the Conan the King stories to show what each is doing after they have been separated.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    King Conan
  2. 1. Passage
    Conan
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    King Conan
  4. 3. ["Six months have passed since Prince Conan II ..."]
    Prince Conn
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  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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