(1975)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.50 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
annually
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Editing
Len Wein

Conan and Elric Battle the Hordes of Hell! (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby; John Romita (see notes)
Inks
Joe Sinnott; John Romita (see notes)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sinnott inks per his record books. Previous indexer credited John Romita, who only made alterations to Conan's face. Info per Nick Caputo.

The Coming of Elric or A Sword Called...Stormbringer! (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric
Reprints

A Sword Called Stormbringer! (Table of Contents: 2)

Conan / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Michael Moorcock (plot); James Cawthorn (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Stan Lee (Original Editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Sorcerer-King Elric of Melnibone; Zephra; Zukala; Kulan-Gath (cameo); Terhali; Xiombarg; Prince Gaynor the Damned; Marduk
Synopsis
Conan saves Zephra's life, fights against, and later, with Elric. Conan fights to save Hyborea and Melnibone from Queen Xiombarg.
Reprints
Keywords
Koth grasslands

Indexer Notes

Elric of Melnibone created by Michael Moorcock.

A Gargantuan Gallery of Garulous Goings-On Guaranteed to Garner Your Gratitude - Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox [November 1975] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Hostess Fruit Pies; The Hulk / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We're Off to See the Wizard... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Hell Hordes of Chaos! (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric
Reprints

The Green Empress of Melnibone (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Michael Moorcock (plot); James Cawthorn (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema; Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original Editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric; Zukala; Zephra (death); Arkyn (introduction); Arioch (introduction); Terhali (death); Kulan-Gath; Xiombarg (death); Prince Gaynor the Damned
Synopsis
Conan and Elric have an un-easy truce while they ride to the sunken city known as Yagala. Once there they have to face Xiombarg, Prince Gaynor the Damned, Kulan-Gath and Terhali. When their combined power is not enough to defeat them Arkyn must join the fight to help them.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Elric of Melnibone created by Michael Moorcock.

The Blood of the Dragon! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane (as Diverse Hands) (Page 1); Tom Palmer (as Diverse Hands) (Page 2,3,6,7); Bernie Wrightson (as Diverse Hands) (Page 4,5)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Roy Thomas; Gil Kane; Kalligor; Valannus; Hydragon
Synopsis
This story is set in Conan's Hyborian in the kingdom of Aqilonia. Kalligor desires to marry the Baron's daughter and so he rides to kill the Hydragon and win her hand.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on who inked what pages from Kevin Nowlan (5/2007).

It's Never too Late to Join... FOOM! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

FOOM / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Cool It--With Marvel Freezesicles! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Marvel Freezesicle Molds / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Conan and Elric Battle the Hordes of Hell!
    Conan
  2. 1. The Coming of Elric or A Sword Called...Stormbringer!
    Conan
  3. 2. A Sword Called Stormbringer!
    Conan
  4. 3. A Gargantuan Gallery of Garulous Goings-On Guaranteed to Garner Your Gratitude - Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox [November 1975]
    Bullpen Bulletins; Stan Lee's Soapbox
  5. 4. The Incredible Hulk and the Twins of Evil!
    Hostess Fruit Pies; The Hulk
  6. 5. We're Off to See the Wizard...
    MGM's Marvelous Wizard of Oz
  7. 6. The Hell Hordes of Chaos!
    Conan
  8. 7. The Green Empress of Melnibone
    Conan
  9. 8. The Blood of the Dragon!
  10. 9. It's Never too Late to Join... FOOM!
    FOOM
  11. 10. Cool It--With Marvel Freezesicles!
    Marvel Freezesicle Molds
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