([July ?] 1984)

Federal, 1984 Series
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Price
0.99 AUD
Pages
68
On-sale date
1984-07 ?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
The Federal Publishing Company Proprietary Limited
Brand
Marvel Australian Edition
Editing
?
Color
colour cover; black and white interior (#1-#7, #10-#11); colour interior (#8-#9)
Dimensions
standard modern
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This index has been initially completed from a list of the contents. Some artwork has been omitted from reprints in this issue to reduce the page count by two pages. It was common at the time for the splash pages to be removed from the second and third stories to merge the reprints into a single sequence.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors
?
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (original editor); Danny Fingeroth (original assistant editor); Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Princess Seraina
Reprints

The Witch of Widnsor (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 23 ? pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Letters
Rick Parker
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (original editor); Danny Fingeroth (original assistant editor); Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Arianna; Conan; King Wolden; Paka; Princess Seraina; Queen Lenya
Synopsis
Conan comes upon a princess held captive atop an insurmountable mountain and then listens to King Wolden explain that a gypsy witch was behind it. Later, a meeting with the gypsy leads him to discover the fate of the princess.
Reprints

A Hitch in Time (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 22 ? pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (original editor); Danny Fingeroth (original assistant editor); Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Pelija Lon (first appearance); Ishiti (first appearance); Eshe Lon (first appearance; villain; death)
Reprints

The Forest of the Night (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 23 ? pages (report information)

Script
Steven Grant
Pencils
Marc Silvestri [Misspelled Mark]
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (pages 1-12); Danny Bulanadi (pages 13-23)
Letters
Janice Chiang
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (original editor); Danny Fingeroth (original assistant editor); Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Arawn (Lord of the Dark Forest) (introduction); Merya (introduction; death); Merya's parents (die); barkeep; Commander; Cleon; Spirit-Beasts (die)
Synopsis
After sleeping with Merya in the Dark Forest, Conan tries to free her from the captivity of Arawn. Upon killing Arawn and his Spirit-Beasts, he discovers that Merya must die the death that Arawn had saved her from years before.
Reprints

Professor Teddy Woods (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The Witch of Widnsor
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. A Hitch in Time
  4. 3. The Forest of the Night
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. Professor Teddy Woods
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