(April 1977)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
seven times a year
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Barcode
0714860292904
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

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Battle with the Death Wizards (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Adkins (signed; painting)
Inks
Dan Adkins (signed; painting)
Colors
Dan Adkins (signed; painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

[Frontispiece] (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

The Battle of the Towers (Table of Contents: 2)

Conan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Ondira; Khemsa; Kerim Shah
Synopsis
Conan learns that the Afguli clans have turned on him, so he plans to rescue Yasmina alone but is joined by Kerim Shah and his men who agree to join Conan.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "People of the Black Circle" by Robert E. Howard

Yasmina Knows Stark Terror (Part 2) (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Yasmina; Master of Yimsha
Synopsis
Yasmina awakes to find she has been captured by the Master of Yimsha.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "People of the Black Tower" by Robert E. Howard

The Castle of the Wizards (Part 3) (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Kerim Shah
Synopsis
Conan, Kerim Shah, and his men battle the acolytes of the Black Seers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "People of the Black Circle" by Robert E. Howard
continued next issue.

A Handbook Shall Be Born (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Blosser
Pencils
John Buscema; Pat Broderick (signed)
Inks
John Buscema; Pat Broderick (signed)
Letters
typeset

Crimson Blades of Dark Vendhya (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Blosser
Pencils
Mike Kaluta
Inks
Mike Kaluta
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Solomon Kane / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Milgrom [as AM] (signed)
Inks
Al Milgrom [as AM] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

Rattle of Bones (Table of Contents: 8)

Solomon Kane / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (adaptation); Robert E. Howard (story)
Pencils
Howard Chaykin
Inks
Howard Chaykin
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane; Gaston L'Armon [Gaston the Butcher]
Synopsis
An evil tavern keeper saves Kane from Gaston and is in turn slain by the skeleton of a sorcerer.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

adapted from the short story "Rattle of Bones" by Robert E. Howard

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Letters
Typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle with the Death Wizards
    Conan
  2. 1. [Frontispiece]
    Conan
  3. 2. The Battle of the Towers
    Conan
  4. 3. Yasmina Knows Stark Terror (Part 2)
    Conan
  5. 4. The Castle of the Wizards (Part 3)
    Conan
  6. 5. A Handbook Shall Be Born
  7. 6. Crimson Blades of Dark Vendhya
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Solomon Kane
  9. 8. Rattle of Bones
    Solomon Kane
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
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