Conan the Barbarian #198 [Newsstand]
(September 1987)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
1.00 USD; 1.25 CAD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Brand:
Marvel [black, no background]
Barcode:
071486024989 09
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

Issue Notes

This issue is a variant of Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #198 [Direct].


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Geof Isherwood (signed)
Inks:
Geof Isherwood (signed)
Colors:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Devourer of Souls; Solaise; Sedrick

The River (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Christopher Priest [as Jim Owsley]
Pencils:
Val Semeiks
Inks:
Geof Isherwood (finishes)
Colors:
George Roussos
Letters:
Janice Chiang

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters:
Conan; Red Sonja; Kobe; Anneka; Shapur; Mad Simeon; Simeon's parrot; Keiv; Kaleb; Solaise; Sedrick; Kothian Army [General Freja (dies)]; Devourer of Souls [Wrarrl]; Bahkt [Dark Apostle] (dies); soul-worms
Synopsis:
Conan kills Bahkt to avenge Red Sonja. Solaise uses her powers to slaughter Freja and his men after they threaten Sedrick. Kaleb attacks Conan when he tries to question Solaise on the Devourer.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Forest of the Eternal Verities; Koth; river of blood

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Tom DeFalco

The Innocent (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Justice / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The River
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. The Innocent
    Justice
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man
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