Conan the Barbarian #16 [Regular Edition]
(July 1972)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.20 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
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

Issue Notes

Night of the Frost-Giants! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed as Barry Smith)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed as Barry Smith)
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed as Barry Smith)
Letters
?

Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Coloring credits acknowledged by Barry Windsor-Smith in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005]

The Frost Giant's Daughter (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed)
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Hymdul; Horsa; Niord; Gorm; Atali; Frost Giants
Synopsis
Setting: Snowy battlefield. Conan chases Atali across the snow, slays her two frost giant brothers, and catches her. Her father, Ymir then takes her from Conan.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard; coloring credits acknowledged by Barry Windsor-Smith in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005]

This story exists in several different versions. The original version was published in Savage Tales #1, 11 pages in black and white. The second version was published in Conan the Barbarian #16 with an extra splash page, in total 12 pages in color (with some nudity covered up). The third version was published in Savage Sword of Conan #1, 12 pages in black and white (original black-and-white version plus the extra splash page with ink washes applied).

The Sword and the Sorcerers! (Table of Contents: 2)

Starr the Slayer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Jean Simek (as Jean Izzo)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Trull the Wizard; Morro; Starr the Slayer
Synopsis
Setting: Zardath. In this early prototype of Conan, Starr the Slayer kills a Wizard, then travels to the present and kills his writer.
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Indexer Notes

Smith recolored story, as noted in the letters page.

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Special Surprise Note; letters from Tom Steinke and Jeffrey May.

Incredible, Inedible Info to Stun Your Six Senses and Soothe Your Secret Soul! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Hyborian Age of Conan (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard; ?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (as Barry Smith)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith (as Barry Smith)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Night of the Frost-Giants!
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The Frost Giant's Daughter
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. The Sword and the Sorcerers!
    Starr the Slayer
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
  5. 4. Incredible, Inedible Info to Stun Your Six Senses and Soothe Your Secret Soul!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  6. 5. The Hyborian Age of Conan
    Conan
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