The Adventures of Red Sonja #1 [Gil Kane Cover]
([July 2005])

Dynamite Entertainment, 2005 Series
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Volume
1
Price
19.99 USD
Pages
132
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dynamite Entertainment
Brand
Dynamite Entertainment
ISBN
1-933305-07-X Search at WorldCat
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Editing
Luke Leiberman (Editorial Consultant)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy
Binding
Tradepaperback
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Red Sonja / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita
Colors
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Red Sonja / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja; Conan
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Indexer Notes

2nd printing from September 2007. Cover price of second printing is $15.99.

A Fond Look Back at Big Red (Table of Contents: 2)

Red Sonja / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Roy Thomas talks about the creation of the character Red Sonja.

Red Sonja (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Esteban Maroto
Inks
Neal Adams; Ernie Chan
Colors
José Villarrubia (Original colorist?); Mike Kelleher (Color Reconstruction)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja; Amir; Lurhan; King Ghannif; Trolus; Conan; Lucrezia
Synopsis
When Red Sonja returns with a tiara she was sent for by King Ghannif she learns her "reward" is to be made a part of his harem.
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Indexer Notes

The volume is a reprinting of Marvel Feature (Marvel, 1975 series) #1 thru #7. This story, which appears in Marvel Feature #1 is really a reprint from Red Sonja's first appearance from Savage Sword of Conan #1.

The Temple of Abomination! (Table of Contents: 4)

Red Sonja / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Dick Giordano
Inks
Dick Giordano (figures); Terry Austin (backgrounds)
Colors
Michele Wolfman (Original colorist); Mike Kelleher (Color Reconstruction)
Letters
Cathi Ann Thomas

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja; Priest; Race of Satyrs
Synopsis
Red Sonja enters a temple and is attacked by a race of Satyrs.
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Blood of the Hunter (Table of Contents: 5)

Red Sonja / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
? (Original colorist); Mike Kelleher (Color Reconstruction)
Letters
Jaymes Reed

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja; Rejak (Intro, Death); Dunkin (Intro, Death); Katrin (Intro, Death); Gromlio (Intro, Death); Tamalk (Intro, Death)
Synopsis
After robbing the brigand Rejak, Sonja is tracked by Rejack who wants revenge and kills everyone in his way.
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Balek Lives (Table of Contents: 6)

Red Sonja / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
Petra Goldberg
Letters
Jaymes Reed

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja; Neja (Intro, Death); Kin Milog of Throg (Intro, Flashback); Thelok of Skurga (Intro, Flashback); Lemrac (Intro, Flashback); Balzag (Intro); Balek (Intro)
Synopsis
Red Sonja must stop a mechanical man called Balek.
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Eyes of the Gorgon (Table of Contents: 7)

Red Sonja / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Jaymes Reed

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja; Delores Garde (Intro, Death); Valek (Intro); Unkas (Intro, Death)
Synopsis
Red Sonja comes to a town that is being attacked by a Gorgon, who is turning the townspeople to stone.
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The Bear God Walks! (Table of Contents: 8)

Red Sonja / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
Don Warfield
Letters
Jaymes Reed

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja; Bear-God (Intro, Villain); Tusan (Intro); Bramus (Intro, Death)
Synopsis
Red Sonja is after the Bear-God to collect a village's reward.
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Beware the Sacred Sons of Set! (Table of Contents: 9)

Red Sonja / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Jaymes Reed

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja; Karanthes (Intro); Gonar (Villain, Intro); Conan (Cameo); Belit (Cameo)
Synopsis
Karanthes hires Red Sonja to find a lost page of the Book of Skelos.
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Indexer Notes

Story began in Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #66. Story continues in Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #67.

The Battle of the Barbarians! (Table of Contents: 10)

Red Sonja / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Frank Thorne
Inks
Frank Thorne
Colors
Hugh Paley
Letters
Jaymes Reed

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja; Conan (Guest Star); Belit (Guest Star); Karanthes
Synopsis
Red Sonja delivers a stolen page from the Book of Skelos to Karanthes, but Conan has tracked her there and wants the page for himself.
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Indexer Notes

Story continued from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #67. Continues in Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #68.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Red Sonja
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Red Sonja
  3. 2. A Fond Look Back at Big Red
    Red Sonja
  4. 3. Red Sonja
    Red Sonja
  5. 4. The Temple of Abomination!
    Red Sonja
  6. 5. Blood of the Hunter
    Red Sonja
  7. 6. Balek Lives
    Red Sonja
  8. 7. Eyes of the Gorgon
    Red Sonja
  9. 8. The Bear God Walks!
    Red Sonja
  10. 9. Beware the Sacred Sons of Set!
    Red Sonja
  11. 10. The Battle of the Barbarians!
    Red Sonja
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