Conan the Barbarian #23 [Regular Edition]
(February 1973)

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
Roy Thomas
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.


Swords in the Night! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Mikhal Oglu [Vulture]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover credits from Tom Hardee (7/11/2003).

The Shadow of the Vulture! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema; Dan Adkins; Chic Stone (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek; John Costanza

Job Number
1202Z
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja (introduction); Mikhal Oglu [Vulture] (introduction, death); King Ghannif; Yezdiggerd; Melissandra
Synopsis
Setting:Pah-Dishah, Makkalet. Conan delivers message from Makkalet to Pah-Disha. Red Sonja saves Conan's life twice. Conan kills Mikhal Oglu (vulture) and sends his head to Yezdigerd.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Per Nick Caputo Dan Adkins likely inked pages 1-4 and 20; Sal Buscema inked pages 5-8 and 15-19 and Chic Stone inked pages 9-14.

Marvel Comics Index #2 credits Artie Simek as sole letterer but Nick Caputo notes Simek lettered pages 1-2 and 9-14. Pages 3-8 and 15-21 were lettered by John Costanza.

Awsome Announcements for You to Conjure with, Ponder Over - and Yawn at! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Terrific Ten (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Saturday Morning Cartoons; NBC / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Swords in the Night!
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The Shadow of the Vulture!
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. Awsome Announcements for You to Conjure with, Ponder Over - and Yawn at!
    Marvel Bullpen Bulletins
  4. 3. The Terrific Ten
    Saturday Morning Cartoons; NBC
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