Conan the Barbarian #170 [Newsstand]
(May 1985)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.65 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Barcode
0714860249805
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
Armando Gil (signed)
Inks
Armando Gil (signed)
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; demon wench; Kx'ulthuum

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

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

Dominion of the Dead! (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; Fafnir; Scarlet Mage; Kx'ulthuum [Lord of Darkness] (dies); Kx'ulthuum's demon minions; demon wench (dies); Kx'ulthuum's undead servants
Synopsis
Conan and Fafnir battle Kx'Ulthuum, god of Death. Fafnir apparently dies saving Conan.
Reprints
Keywords
Death-Sword; Kx'ulthuum's Heart; Mark of Kx'ulthuum

Indexer Notes

Fafnir was last seen falling to his 'death' in Conan the Barbarian #167. He appears to die again. (Next seen in Savage Sword of Conan #221, May 1994.)

[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 / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Conan

Indexer Notes

Letters from Donnie Bullock, Tim Tremba, Keith Huening, Shane Glines, Clint Vollmers and PFC Mike Bennett.

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. Dominion of the Dead!
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
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