(July 1974)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1974-04-16
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Printer
Printed in the U.S.A.
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comic Reader (Street Enterprises, 1973 series) #105, April 1974.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Fiend from the Forgotten City! (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (29 August 2006); the original indexer credited ?.

The Fiend from the Forgotten City (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Michael Resnick (plot)
Pencils
Rich Buckler
Inks
Ernie Chan (credited as Ernie Chua)
Colors
Linda Lessmann
Letters
Jean Simek (credited as Jean Izzo)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Libro; Oggar; Tassgorian; Hamarr; Alonia [Ishtar]
Synopsis
Setting: Desert and lost city of Ababenzzar. Conan fights a giant devil and saves Alonia (a.k.a goddess Ishtar).
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from a plot by Michael Resnick. Resnick credit was later elaborated by Roy Thomas (2018, 233–37). As noted in the letters section of Conan # 44, story was originally intended for Giant-Size Conan # 1 when it was scheduled as a 35 cent title.
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Reference:

Thomas, Roy. 2018. Barbarian Life: A Literary Biography of Conan the Barbarian, Volume One. N.p.: Pulp Hero Press.

The Changeling! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee
Pencils
Steve Ditko
Inks
Steve Ditko
Colors
Linda Lessmann ?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Job Number
V-915
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Indexer Notes

One page edited from story.

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas ?
Pencils
John Buscema; Herb Trimpe (illustrations)
Inks
Ernie Chan; Jack Abel (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes Marvel Value Stamp # 31 (Modok).

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Fiend from the Forgotten City!
    Conan
  2. 1. The Fiend from the Forgotten City
    Conan
  3. 2. The Changeling!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
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