(February 1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
84
Indicia Frequency
Bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
Color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions
Magazine
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format
Was ongoing

Iron Shadows in the Moon (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (signed, painting)
Inks
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (signed, painting)
Colors
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (signed, painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Richard Corben (signed)
Inks
Richard Corben (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From the darkness oozed, in flowing scaly form, the ultimate horror of reptilian development.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

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

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema; Gil Kane
Inks
Alfredo Alcala; Gil Kane
Letters
typeset

Characters
Conan; Olivia; Blackmark; King Kargon
Reprints

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

Conan / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (photograph)
Inks
? (photograph)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A rebel prince of Koth is fighting to overthrow Strabonus...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Excerpt from The Nemedian Chronicles, photograph and introduction to Iron Shadows in the Moon.

Iron Shadows in the Moon [Chapter I] (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
Alfredo Alcala ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
First, there is the sound of running feet...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Shah Amurath; Olivia; Conan; Ben-Ali; Amalrus
Synopsis
After killing Shah Amurath and escaping his army, Conan and his companion travel out onto the Vilayet Sea and to an island they hope to be uninhabited.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Iron Shadows in the Moon" by Robert E. Howard.

[Iron Shadows in the Moon] Chapter II: What Dreams May Come... (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mother of Mitra!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Olivia; Conan; Sergius of Khrosha
Synopsis
Conan and Olivia must spend the night on the island with the unknown beings who also live on the island. In the morning, Conan attempts to join a pirate band that has landed on the island.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Iron Shadows in the Moon" by Robert E. Howard.

[Iron Shadows in the Moon] Chapter III: The Haunting And The Horror (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Heh! So the Cimmerian wants to join our little band, does he, now?
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Aratus; Ivanos; Olivia
Synopsis
Conan and Olivia are attacked by a giant ape while the pirates are attacked by the iron statues on the island.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Iron Shadows in the Moon" by Robert E. Howard.

The Corben Conan (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan / illustration / 3 pages (report information)

Pencils
Richard Corben (signed)
Inks
Richard Corben (signed)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
His outflung hand struck... the hilt of has broken sword.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Atali

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Conan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Blackmark Triumphant! Chapter IV (Table of Contents: 9)

Blackmark / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Gil Kane; Archie Goodwin (uncredited)
Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed); Neal Adams
Inks
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed); Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Blackmark; Balzamo; King Kargon; Queen Lyllith
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Swords and Scrolls / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Michael C. Mahaney, Ken Mayer Jr., Tom Steinke, Charles R. Saunders, and Daniel L. Durgin.

Next Issue: At Last - The Most Famous Conan Story of Them All (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Conan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Iron Shadows in the Moon
    Conan
  2. 1. ["From the darkness oozed, in flowing scaly form, the ultimate horror of reptilian development."]
    Conan
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. ["A rebel prince of Koth is fighting to overthrow Strabonus..."]
    Conan
  5. 4. Iron Shadows in the Moon [Chapter I]
    Conan
  6. 5. [Iron Shadows in the Moon] Chapter II: What Dreams May Come...
    Conan
  7. 6. [Iron Shadows in the Moon] Chapter III: The Haunting And The Horror
    Conan
  8. 7. The Corben Conan
    Conan
  9. 8. ["Get Ahead in This World"]
    Conan
  10. 9. Blackmark Triumphant! Chapter IV
    Blackmark
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
  12. 11. Next Issue: At Last - The Most Famous Conan Story of Them All
    Conan
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