(1986)

Federal, 1984 Series
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Price
1.25 AUD; 1.50 NZD
Pages
68
On-sale date
1986
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Gary Kwapisz (signed)
Inks
Gary Kwapisz (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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The Dark Blade of Jergal Zadh (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
?
Editing
Larry Hama (original editor); Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (original assistant editor); Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Cleolanthe [Witch-Woman] (dies); Elder Gods (mentioned); Jergal Zadh [High Lord of Evil]; Demonic Horde (die)
Synopsis
Jergal Zadh discovers that Conan will one day be king and sends Cleolanthe after him. Cleolanthe tricks Conan into using the soul-stealing Dark Blade. Falling in love with him, Cleolanthe turns against Zadh and stops Conan from using the Blade. Without Zadh's powers keeping her youthful, Cleolanthe embraces Conan one last time and crumbles to dust.
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Keywords
Cimmeria; Dark Blade; Netherworld

The Bird Men of Akah Ma'at! (Table of Contents: 2)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
Janice Chiang
Editing
Larry Hama (original editor); Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (original assistant editor); Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Alhambra (first appearance); the winged people of Akah Ma'at (first appearance); the Ur-Xanarrah (first appearance; villains); Raskos B'quen (first appearance; villain)
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The Man-Bats of Ur-Xanarrh (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
Gary Kwapisz
Inks
Bob Camp
Letters
Janice Chiang
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (original editor); Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Raskos B'quen (villain; death); Giant Dragonflies; Man-Bats of Ur-Xanarrh [Captain Durzzak (first appearance; villain; death); Princess Lyzala (first appearance; villain; death); King Ur-Xanarrh]; Bird-Men of Akah Ma'at [Alhambra; King of Akah Ma'at (first appearance); Thaltar (death)]; Demon-Beast (death); Cloud-Hawk (death); the Rat (mentioned); the Great Fanged Bat (mentioned); Garn
Synopsis
Raskos tries to form an alliance with the Man-Bats against Conan and the Bird-Men but is killed by Lyzala. Conan leads the Bird-Men in victory against the Man-Bats. Alhambra kills Lyzala to save Conan and then returns him to Earth.
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Keywords
Akah Ma'at; Cimmeria; Citadel of Ur-Xanarrh; Keshan Panther; Power Batons; Power Cylinder; Royal Palace of Akah Ma'at; Syterna; the Chamber of Pain; Ur-Xanarrh
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The Dark Blade of Jergal Zadh
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. The Bird Men of Akah Ma'at!
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. The Man-Bats of Ur-Xanarrh
    Conan the Barbarian
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