Conan the Barbarian #168 [Direct]
(March 1985)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.30 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Larry Hama (Editor); Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley] (Assistant Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #11, 100, 115)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Armando Gil [as A] (signed)
Inks
Armando Gil [as A] (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Villardo
Reprints

The Bird-Woman and the Beast! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Michael Fleisher
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Alhambra; Villardo; Snake Girl (mentioned); the Fat Lady (mentioned); Two-Headed Man (mentioned); the Lad Suckled and Reared by Wolves (mentioned); Jerbeau; the Twins (die); Man-Bats of Ur-Xanarrh [Berqa'am (dies); Narq'eh (dies)]; Emerald Jinns of Ur-Xanarrh (mentioned); Barenzo (dies)
Synopsis
Conan is reunited with the winged-woman, Alhambra, who is trapped as a circus act.
Reprints
Keywords
Akah Ma'at; circus

Indexer Notes

Original indexer credited Ernie Chan as inker, actual comic lists John Buscema as inker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Archie Goodwin
Pencils
Sergio Aragon├ęs; ?
Inks
Sergio Aragon├ęs; ?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Groo; Archie Goodwin

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Hyborian Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Matthew-Louis M. Levin, R. E. Miller Esq, Butch Sanderson, Richard Toogood, Neil Fleckenstein, Jonathon B. Bennett, Russell Jones and John Locke.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The Bird-Woman and the Beast!
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
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