Conan the Barbarian #52 [Regular Edition]
(July 1975)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
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.


The God in the Crypt! (Table of Contents)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema; John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Tom Palmer; John Romita (alterations)
Colors
?
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Buscema pencil credit from Tim Stroup. Inks credit from Nick Caputo, via the GCD Error List (29 August 2006). Romita alterations by Nick Caputo and Michel Maillot.

The Altar and the Scorpion! (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Tom Palmer
Colors
Phil Rachelson
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Stable-Meister; King Kull; Mitra (mentioned); Ishtar (mentioned); Red Priest [Nabonidus] (mentioned); Elder Gods (mentioned); Ashtoreth (mentioned); Gallio; Irena; Valka (mentioned); Black Shadow [Unnameable One]; Crimson Company [Anakus; Clops; Coppolus (dies); Dirkov (dies); Gezpacho; Captain Murilo [King of the Condottieri]; Tara]; Great Scorpion God (dies); Thuron (dies); Thoth-Amon (mentioned)
Synopsis
Setting: Belverus and Plain of Shamu. Conan fights a bull and a giant scorpion. First appearance of Tara of Hanumar. Conan obtains his cloak & mail-shirt.
Reprints
Keywords
Belverus (capital of Nemedia); Hanumar; Nemedia; Plain of Shamu; Ring of the Black Shadow; Ronnoco (city-state); scorpion; Temple of Everlasting Darkness; Valusia; wild bull (dies)

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

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Marnin Rosenberg, Morris Hamerschlag and Bob Rodi.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The God in the Crypt!
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. The Altar and the Scorpion!
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Michel Maillot
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • L. Jámal Walton
  • Daniel Block
  • Steven Tice
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Shawn Dawson
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Terry Vraspir
  • Mike Nielsen
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