Red Sonja


First published in: 1973


The character first appeared in Conan the Barbarian #23 (February 1973), Marvel, 1970 Series, in a story written by Roy Thomas and drawn by Barry Windsor-Smith. The character was partially based on Robert E. Howard's character Red Sonya of Rogatino from the short story The Shadow of the Vulture, first published in The Magic Carpet Magazine, January 1934.

Hyrkania; sword and sorcery


  1. identity also held by - Lady Sonja (p. 2008) (English)
  2. republished as - Red Sonja (p. 1976) (French)