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 [standalone or inside vertical box]
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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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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