(May 1978)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1978
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Magazine Management Co., Inc.
Barcode
0714860292905
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor)

Issue Notes

Barcode is as printed on magazine.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan (credited) (signed as Ernie Chan) (painting)
Inks
Ernie Chan (credited) (signed as Ernie Chan) (painting)
Colors
Ernie Chan (credited) (signed as Ernie Chan) (painting)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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[Conan and Red Sonja] (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan; Red Sonja / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane (credited) (signed as G K)
Inks
Gil Kane (credited) (signed as G K)

Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja
Synopsis
Conan and Red Sonja on steps facing an attacking horde with a hooded wizard's head in the background.
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
typeset

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

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It has been noted by various Robert E. Howard enthusiasts over the past thirty or forty years since Conan's conception...
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Indexer Notes

Includes a map of The Hyborian Age of Conan.

Child of Sorcery (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Ernie Chan (credited)
Inks
Ernie Chan (credited)
Letters
Joe Rosen ?; Tom Orzechowski (see notes)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
All-Mother (introduction); Ra Morgana (introduction); Te Kortinea (villain; introduction); a wizard (villain; introduction; death)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Child of Sorcery" by Christy Marx.

Tom Orzechowski lettering credit from "Savage Sword of Conan: The Original Marvel Years Omnibus" (Marvel, 2019 series) #3)

[Bélit] (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan's Ladies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bruce Patterson (credited) (signed as Patterson)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed as Giordano)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Bélit
Reprints

[Yasmina] (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan's Ladies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Netzer (signed as Nasser [lightning s])
Inks
Bruce Patterson (signed as Patterson)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Yasmina
Reprints

[Valeria] (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan's Ladies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bruce Patterson (signed as Patterson)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed as Russ Heath)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Valeria
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[The Frost-Giant's Daughter] (Table of Contents: 8)

Conan's Ladies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bruce Patterson
Inks
Bruce Patterson
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Atali
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[Salome] (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan's Ladies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bruce Patterson (signed as Patterson)
Inks
Ralph Reese (signed as Reese)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Salome
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[Red Sonja] (Table of Contents: 10)

Conan's Ladies / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bruce Patterson (signed as Patterson)
Inks
Neal Adams (signed as Neal Adams)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Bullpen's Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 12)

Solomon Kane / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Byrne (signed as John Byrne)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed as Duff)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane
Reprints

The Bullpen's Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 13)

Esau Cairn / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Tim Conrad (signed as Tac) (credited as Tim A. Conrad)
Inks
Tim Conrad (signed as Tac) (credited as Tim A. Conrad)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Esau Cairn

The Bullpen's Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 14)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Richard Corben (credited as Rich Corben)
Inks
Richard Corben (credited as Rich Corben)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery

The Bullpen's Robert E. Howard (Table of Contents: 15)

Red Sonja / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bruce Patterson (credited)
Inks
Rudy Nebres (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja

Indexer Notes

Patterson is credited in the text, but does not sign.

Presenting: The Hyborian Players! (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Thorne (credited)
Pencils
Richard Pini (credited) (photographer); Nick Arroyo (photographer); Oliver Diaz (photographer); Allison Scott (photographer)
Inks
Richard Pini (credited) (photographer); Nick Arroyo (photographer); Oliver Diaz (photographer); Allison Scott (photographer)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The power, magic, and majesty of Red Sonja has, in her ascent to stardom...
Characters
Red Sonja (photo of Angelique Trouvere); Red Sonja (photo of Dianne De Kelb); Red Sonja (photo of Linda Behrle); Red Sonja (photo of Wendy Pini); Red Sonja (photo of Wendy Snow); Wizard (photo of Frank Thorne); Mikal the Wanderer (photo of David Mead); Walt Rittenhouse (photo); Roy Thomas (photo)

The Wizard and Red Sonja Show (Table of Contents: 17)

Red Sonja / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Thorne (credited)
Pencils
Frank Thorne (credited)
Inks
Frank Thorne (credited)
Letters
Frank Thorne

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Frank Thorne; Linda Behrle; Angelique Trouvere; Dianne De Kalb; Wendy Snow; Wendy Pini; Richard Pini [as Mikal]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the play "The Wizard and Red Sonja Show" by Frank Thorne.

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

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

In Memoriam: John Verpoorten (1940-1977) (Table of Contents: 19)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
typeset

Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letters from Andrew J. Offutt, Bill Farrand, Jim Moyer, Douglas Smith, and Julio Rey.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  2. 1. [Conan and Red Sonja]
    Conan; Red Sonja
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. ["It has been noted by various Robert E. Howard enthusiasts over the past thirty or forty years since Conan's conception..."]
  5. 4. Child of Sorcery
    Conan
  6. 5. [Bélit]
    Conan's Ladies
  7. 6. [Yasmina]
    Conan's Ladies
  8. 7. [Valeria]
    Conan's Ladies
  9. 8. [The Frost-Giant's Daughter]
    Conan's Ladies
  10. 9. [Salome]
    Conan's Ladies
  11. 10. [Red Sonja]
    Conan's Ladies
  12. 11. ["I'll be back in many more issues of Savage Sword!"]
    Red Sonja
  13. 12. The Bullpen's Robert E. Howard
    Solomon Kane
  14. 13. The Bullpen's Robert E. Howard
    Esau Cairn
  15. 14. The Bullpen's Robert E. Howard
    Conan
  16. 15. The Bullpen's Robert E. Howard
    Red Sonja
  17. 16. Presenting: The Hyborian Players!
  18. 17. The Wizard and Red Sonja Show
    Red Sonja
  19. 18. ["Next issue: King Conan in one of his greatest most sorceery-fraught adventures..."]
    Conan
  20. 19. In Memoriam: John Verpoorten (1940-1977)
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
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