The Savage Sword of Conan #229 [Direct Edition]
(January 1995)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
2.25 USD; 3.05 CAD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
Barcode
759606029297 22911
Editing
Richard Ashford
Color
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions
Magazine
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Featuring the Savage Blades of Red Sonja and Kull. (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Harper
Inks
Fred Harper
Colors
?

Genre
sword and sorcery

Assault on Acheron (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan; Red Sonja / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Mike Docherty
Inks
E. R. Cruz
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja; Xaltotun; Mahalat; Mynas
Synopsis
Time-tossed Conan and Red Sonja face the deadly sorcerer, Xaltotun in the city of Python, capital of Acheron.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Storyline continued from SSoC #226.

A Lady for the Burning (Table of Contents: 2)

Red Sonja / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Howard Simpson
Inks
Rober Quijano
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja
Synopsis
Sonja encounters a city where they ritually burn a man's belongings upon his death, including his wife.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story occurs not long after the events of SSoC #207-210.

Conan the Adventurer Program Guide (the Animated TV Show) (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan / text article / 15 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ron Rudat; Ernie Chan
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Synopsis
Part 2 of a program guide to the animated tv series.

Indexer Notes

Illustrated with character designs by Ron Rudat, stills from the animated show, and illustrations by Ernie Chan.

King Kull: Enslaved (Rotath - Part 1) (Table of Contents: 4)

King Kull / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
E. R. Cruz
Inks
E. R. Cruz
Letters
Madonna Limcaco

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
King Kull; Sareeta (in flashback); Arthog; Captain Tokor
Synopsis
Young Kull the Atlantean, late of the Sea-Mountain tribe, swims away after killing a childhood friend to spare her being burned at the stake. He is captured by a Lemurian pirate ship and enslaved.
Reprints

Roy's Ramblings (about Acheron) (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Synopsis
A (sort of) history of Acheron.

[Conan on a Horse vs Barbarians and Monsters] (Table of Contents: 6)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Niño
Inks
Alex Niño

Indexer Notes

Outside back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Featuring the Savage Blades of Red Sonja and Kull.
    Conan
  2. 1. Assault on Acheron
    Conan; Red Sonja
  3. 2. A Lady for the Burning
    Red Sonja
  4. 3. Conan the Adventurer Program Guide (the Animated TV Show)
    Conan
  5. 4. King Kull: Enslaved (Rotath - Part 1)
    King Kull
  6. 5. Roy's Ramblings (about Acheron)
    Conan
  7. 6. [Conan on a Horse vs Barbarians and Monsters]
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