(October 1976)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
76
Indicia Frequency
Seven times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Barcode
0714860292910
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 series

The Devil in Iron (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Inks
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Colors
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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[pin-up: frontispiece] (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After his brush with a mixture of cannibals and sorcery...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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The Devil in Iron (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jehungir Agha; Ghaznavi; Octavia; Kilzan
Synopsis
Jehungir and Ghaznavi plot to use Octavia to trap Conan on the island Xapur. Unknown to them, a fisherman has awoken an ancient warrior on the same island.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Devil in Iron" by Robert E. Howard

The Magic of Khosatral Khel (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jehungir Agha; Yateli; Khosatral Khel
Synopsis
Conan finds a city on the island of Xapur where only ruins stood weeks before and learns of the rising of Khosatral Khel.
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Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "The Devil in Iron" by Robert E. Howard

The Many Faces of Death (Part 3) (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jehungir Agha; Khosatral Khel; Octavia
Synopsis
Conan must battle both Jehungir Agha and Khosatral Khel to escape the island Xapur.
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Indexer Notes

adapted form the short story "The Devil in Iron" by Robert E. Howard

Arms and the Manner (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
James Maronie
Pencils
John L. Focht (photo)
Inks
John L. Focht (photo)
Colors
John L. Focht (photo)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
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A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 8)

Solomon Kane / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard
Pencils
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Inks
Howard Chaykin (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane

A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard
Pencils
John Buscema (signed)
Inks
John Buscema (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 10)

Bran Mak Morn / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tim Conrad [as Tac] (signed)
Inks
Tim Conrad [as Tac] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Bran Mak Morn

A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 11)

Red Sonja / photo story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard
Pencils
John Byrne (signed)
Inks
John Byrne (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja
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A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 12)

Kull / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard
Pencils
John Severin [as Sev.] (signed)
Inks
John Severin [as Sev.] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Kull
Reprints

A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 13)

Esau Cairn / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard
Pencils
Tim Conrad [as Tac] (signed)
Inks
Tim Conrad [as Tac] (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Esau Cairn

Conan in the City of Blood (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Blosser
Pencils
George Barr
Inks
George Barr
Letters
typeset

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Chapter 4: The Beginning of the End (Table of Contents: 15)

The Hyborian Age / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (adaptation); Robert E. Howard (original essay)
Pencils
Walt Simonson (signed)
Inks
Walt Simonson (signed)
Letters
Walt Simonson

Genre
sword and sorcery
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Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Walt Simonson via GCD Errors list, October 2009.

[Next Issue] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[No matter how you slice it... Savage Sword of Conan is a bargain!] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.66 page (report information)

An Interview with Conan Artist John Buscema (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Collier; John Wren; Roy Thomas (editorial note)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; sword and sorcery
Characters
John Buscema (photo)
Reprints
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Devil in Iron
    Conan
  2. 1. [pin-up: frontispiece]
    Conan
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. ["After his brush with a mixture of cannibals and sorcery..."]
    Conan
  5. 4. The Devil in Iron
    Conan
  6. 5. The Magic of Khosatral Khel (Part 2)
    Conan
  7. 6. The Many Faces of Death (Part 3)
    Conan
  8. 7. Arms and the Manner
  9. 8. A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard
    Solomon Kane
  10. 9. A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard
    Conan
  11. 10. A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard
    Bran Mak Morn
  12. 11. A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard
    Red Sonja
  13. 12. A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard
    Kull
  14. 13. A Portfolio of Robert E. Howard
    Esau Cairn
  15. 14. Conan in the City of Blood
  16. 15. Chapter 4: The Beginning of the End
    The Hyborian Age
  17. 16. [Next Issue]
    Conan
  18. 17. [No matter how you slice it... Savage Sword of Conan is a bargain!]
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. An Interview with Conan Artist John Buscema
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