Conan the Barbarian #15 [Regular Edition]
(May 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Stan Lee
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 has variants.


The Hell Hordes of Chaos! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric
Reprints

The Green Empress of Melniboné (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Michael Moorcock (plot); James Cawthorn (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema; Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors
Barry Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen (pages 1-10); Denise Wohl ? (uncredited, pages 11-21)

Job Number
845-Z
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Elric (guest star); Zukala; Zephra (death); Arkyn (introduction); Arioch (villain, introduction); Terhali (death); Kulan-Gath; Xiombarg (death); Prince Gaynor the Damned
Synopsis
Conan and Elric have an un-easy truce while they ride to the sunken city known as Yagala. Once there they have to face Xiombarg, Prince Gaynor the Damned, Kulan-Gath and Terhali. When their combined power is not enough to defeat them Arkyn must join the fight to help them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Elric of Melnibone created by Michael Moorcock; coloring credits acknowledged by Barry Windsor-Smith in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005]

Nifty Notes, Nostalgic Nuances, and Narcissistic Name-Dropping, Featuring Non-Toxic News of the Nation's Most Notorious Non-Entities! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Marvel Bullpen Bulletins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

The Hyborian Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (illustration)
Inks
Sal Buscema (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

A Mixed-Bag of Mind-Boggling Missives; letters from William Stout and Bill Orlikow; includes Know Ye These, the Hallowed Ranks of Marveldom.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hell Hordes of Chaos!
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The Green Empress of Melniboné
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. Nifty Notes, Nostalgic Nuances, and Narcissistic Name-Dropping, Featuring Non-Toxic News of the Nation's Most Notorious Non-Entities!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
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