Conan the Barbarian #169 [Direct]
(April 1985)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.65 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); Pat Redding (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
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Kx'ulthuum's undead servants

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cloak and Dagger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Tomb of the Scarlet Mage! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Scarlet Mage; Arnasto; demon wench; Kx'ulthuum (mentioned); Kx'ulthuum's undead servants
Synopsis
Conan is led to a demon-blade to defend himself. Then visions guide Conan to where the wizard who led him to the blade is entombed.
Reprints
Keywords
Dark Sanctum; Death-Sword

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

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

Script
Jim Shooter (signed)
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

The Hyborian Page / letters page / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Mark Nicholson, Eddie O'Donnell, David Leigh, Jay Weinman, the "Ninja", Tim Webb, Greg Owen, Thomas Pasquenza, Alan Pinion, Aaron Wunderlich and Rob Knox.

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Total Number Copies Printed (net press run): Average number of copies each issue during preceding 12 months: 410,058. Single issue nearest to filing date: 361,370.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Cloak and Dagger
  3. 2. Tomb of the Scarlet Mage!
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
  6. 5. Statement of Ownership
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