(January 1986)

Marvel, 1986 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD; 0.50 GBP; 1.50 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel [standalone or inside vertical box]
Editing
Larry Hama (Editor); Jim Shooter (Editor-in-Chief)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; mando interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
one-shot

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.

Indicia reads: "The Handbook of the Conan Universe". The word "Official" only appears on the cover. This issue was re-released with minor changes and a new cover as a polybagged insert with Conan Saga #75 (Jun 1993) (Marvel, 1987 series).


Official Handbook of the Conan Universe (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / cover / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Inks
Mike Kaluta (signed)
Colors
Steve Mellor

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Indexer Notes

Wraparound cover.

Robert Ervin Howard (Table of Contents: 1)

Robert E Howard / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alan Zelenetz
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
Steve Mellor
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Introduction and tribute to Robert E Howard.

[Aesgaard to Zingara] (Table of Contents: 2)

Conan; Hyborian Age / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Alan Zelenetz
Pencils
John Buscema; Bob Camp; Ernie Chan; Vince Colletta; Mike Docherty; Armando Gil; Geof Isherwood; Andy Kubert; Gary Kwapisz; Dave Simons; Vincent Waller; Mary Wilshire
Inks
John Buscema; Bob Camp; Ernie Chan; Vince Colletta; Mike Docherty; Armando Gil; Geof Isherwood; Andy Kubert; Gary Kwapisz; Dave Simons; Vincent Waller; Mary Wilshire
Colors
Steve Mellor
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan and friends
Synopsis
Encylopedia style entries for the peoples and places of the world of Conan the Barbarian.
Reprints

Index (Table of Contents: 3)

Hyborian Age / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Alan Zelenetz
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Official Handbook of the Conan Universe
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. Robert Ervin Howard
    Robert E Howard
  3. 2. [Aesgaard to Zingara]
    Conan; Hyborian Age
  4. 3. Index
    Hyborian Age
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Terry Vraspir