Marvel Treasury Edition #4 [Regular Edition]
([June] 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.50 USD
Pages
100
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1975-03
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
Color
Dimensions
Tabloid-size
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] ?
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Keywords
rain

Indexer Notes

As noted in Roy Thomas' intro, the cover is taken from a Gorblimey Press portfolio and the artwork is copyrighted in the indicia to Gorblimey Press.

An Informal History of the Thomas/Smith Conan (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan the Barbarian / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Marie Severin; Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Marie Severin; Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover and inside back cover includes caricatures of Roy Thomas and Barry Smith by Marie Severin and a Conan illo by Smith.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Conan the Barbarian / table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Contents page includes a credit that reads: "With a special assist from Silvio Buscema."

Ken Ashworth provided correction to the original source of the illustration was from ST#3 and not #2. (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7307)

Rogues in the House (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas' editoral explains that this story was re-colored by Barry Windsor-Smith, with the assistance of Linda Lessman. Thomas also notes that Smith re-inked a page "here and there" and Thomas re-wrote a line or two.

The Talons of Thak (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of Rogues in the House. Roy Thomas' editoral explains that this story was re-colored by Barry Windsor-Smith, with the assistance of Linda Lessman. Thomas also notes that Smith re-inked a page "here and there" and Thomas re-wrote a line or two.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Hyborian Age of Conan / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors
?
Letters
typeset; Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]

Characters
Conan

Indexer Notes

Updated map of Conan's world.

Red Nails (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters
Gaspar Saladino; ?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

As per "Still Waiting For The Absolute BWS Conan Volumes" in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005], Smith reinked [including the 2 pages at the end of chapter one that Pablo Marcos originally inked for this story's previous B&W appearance in Savage Tales 2] the entire story, added additional details to splash page and elsewhere, and colored the story for its reprint here. Roy Thomas' editoral explains that he also re-wrote a line or two.

The Lurker from the Catacombs (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas' editoral explains that this story was re-colored by Barry Windsor-Smith, with the assistance of Linda Lessman. Thomas also notes that Smith re-inked a page "here and there" and Thomas re-wrote a line or two.

He Comes from the Dark (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith; Linda Lessman
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Roy Thomas' editoral explains that this story was re-colored by Barry Windsor-Smith, with the assistance of Linda Lessman. Thomas also notes that Smith re-inked a page "here and there" and Thomas re-wrote a line or two.

To the Memory of Robert E Howard (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith ?; Linda Lessman ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Conan Unconquered (Table of Contents: 10)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Colors
Barry Windsor-Smith ?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Keywords
rain

Indexer Notes

Back cover. Cover shows upper half of this illustration. Image copyright Gorblimey Press.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. An Informal History of the Thomas/Smith Conan
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. Rogues in the House
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. The Talons of Thak
    Conan the Barbarian
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Age of Conan
  7. 6. Red Nails
    Conan the Barbarian
  8. 7. The Lurker from the Catacombs
    Conan the Barbarian
  9. 8. He Comes from the Dark
    Conan the Barbarian
  10. 9. To the Memory of Robert E Howard
    Conan
  11. 10. Conan Unconquered
    Conan
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