(January 1978)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Barcode
0714860292901
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor); Archie Goodwin (consulting editor); Roger Slifer (consulting editor)

Death -- Beyond the Black River (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jim Starlin (credited) (signed as JS) (painting)
Inks
Jim Starlin (credited) (signed as JS) (painting)
Colors
Jim Starlin (credited) (signed as JS) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

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

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
David Wenzel (credited) (signed as David Wenzel)
Inks
David Wenzel (credited) (signed as David Wenzel)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Letters
typeset

Characters
Conan
Reprints

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

Conan / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After his adventure with the Jewels of Gwahlur, Conan wanders first to Punt...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Includes a map of The Hyborian Age of Conan.

Beyond the Black River [Chapter 1, Part I] (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The stillness of the forest trail is primeval...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Balthus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E Howard's short story, "Beyond the Black River".

[Beyond the Black River, Chapter 1] Part II: The Wizard of Gwawela (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who goes there?
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Balthus; Valannus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E Howard's short story, "Beyond the Black River".

[Beyond the Black River, Chapter 1] Part III: The Crawlers in the Dark (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Black River is a vague trace between walls of ebony.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Balthus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E Howard's short story, "Beyond the Black River".

[Beyond the Black River, Chapter 1] Part IV: The Beasts of Zogar Sag (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (credited)
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga; Alfredo Alcala (pages 9, 11, 13, 14 uncredited)
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Fires dazzle Balthus once again as he slowly recovers his senses...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Balthus; Zogar Sag (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E Howard's short story, "Beyond the Black River".
Continued next issue.

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

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

The Other Queen of the Black Coast (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Blosser (credited)
Pencils
Salvador H. Lavalle
Inks
Salvador H. Lavalle
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Scholars in the field generally agree...
Synopsis
About "La Reina de la Costa Negra" that appeared in Mexico in 1965.
Reprints

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

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

Retribution in Blood (Table of Contents: 11)

Solomon Kane / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut (credited)
Pencils
David Wenzel (credited)
Inks
Marilitz (credited)
Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Long and furious had these gaunt swordsmen fought...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane; Dracula (death); Morgit; Julka (death); Marcia (flashback, death); Franz (flashback, death); Bolescu
Synopsis
Kane returns to defeat Dracula in his castle.
Reprints
Keywords
Translyvania

Next Issue (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema (illustration)
Inks
Sonny Trinidad (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Ed O'Reilly, Renate S. Simon, Ken Hutchinson, and Sam Hays.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death -- Beyond the Black River
    Conan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. ["After his adventure with the Jewels of Gwahlur, Conan wanders first to Punt..."]
    Conan
  5. 4. Beyond the Black River [Chapter 1, Part I]
    Conan
  6. 5. [Beyond the Black River, Chapter 1] Part II: The Wizard of Gwawela
    Conan
  7. 6. [Beyond the Black River, Chapter 1] Part III: The Crawlers in the Dark
    Conan
  8. 7. [Beyond the Black River, Chapter 1] Part IV: The Beasts of Zogar Sag
    Conan
  9. 8. ["Coming for Christmas from Mighty Marvel!"]
    Conan
  10. 9. The Other Queen of the Black Coast
  11. 10. ["Dont' be caught in the jaws of a dilemma!"]
    Conan
  12. 11. Retribution in Blood
    Solomon Kane
  13. 12. Next Issue
    Conan
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
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