(September 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
0714860292909
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

Non-standard barcode.

Curse of the Monolith (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Earl Norem (credited) (signed as Norem) (painting)
Inks
Earl Norem (credited) (signed as Norem) (painting)
Colors
Earl Norem (credited) (signed as Norem) (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jess Jodloman (credited) (signed as Jodloman)
Inks
Jess Jodloman (credited) (signed as Jodloman)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan, holding a spear in both hands facing a giant snake with a woman laying at his feet.
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Indexer Notes

Frontispiece.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Pablo Marcos
Letters
typeset

Characters
Conan; Duke Feng
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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
After adventures in Zamora, Corinthia, and even Nemedia, young Conan...
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Indexer Notes

Includes a map of The Hyborian Age of Conan.

The Curse of the Monolith (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 27 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Gene Colan (credited)
Inks
Pablo Marcos (credited)
Letters
Joe Rosen (see notes)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The sheer cliffs of dark stone close about Conan the Cimmerian like the sides of a trap.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Duke Feng (villain; introduction; death)
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Curse of the Monolith" by L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter.

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeff Easley (signed)
Inks
Jeff Easley (signed)

Synopsis
Bow and arrow against dragon.
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A Gazetteer of the Hyborian World of Conan, Part 3 (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Lee N. Falconer (credited as Lee Falconer)
Pencils
Ray Tamondong (signed) (illustrations); ? (illustrations)
Inks
Ray Tamondong (signed) (illustrations); ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Savage Sword #30 and #31, we began our presentation of this volume of Robert E. Howard lore...
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Indexer Notes

Information from Galparan to Hyrkanian Steppe.

The Tribes from Time's Abyss (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Blosser (credited)
Pencils
Steve Swenston (signed as Swenton) (illustration); ? (illustrations)
Inks
Al Gordon (signed as GORDON) (illustration); ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There is one hobby of mine which puzzles me to this day.
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Indexer Notes

Pages 38-41 + 62.

Blades of the Brotherhood (Table of Contents: 8)

Solomon Kane / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut (credited) (adaptation); Robert E. Howard (credited) (original story)
Pencils
David Wenzel (credited)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prologue: The blades cross with a vicious clash of steel!
Feature Logo
A Tale of Solomon Kane
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Sir George Banway (death); Sir Rupert; Jack Hollinster; Dick Randel; Solomon Kane; Sam (death); Mary Garvin; Jonas Hardraker [Fishhawk] (death); Ben Allardine
Synopsis
Sir George teams up with Hardraker to capture Mary and Jack. Solomon frees them and kills Hardraker and Sir George.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Blades of the Brotherhood" by Robert E Howard.

And Now ... ... the Beatles (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema (illustrations); Frank Thorne (illustrations)
Inks
Alfredo Alcala (illustrations); Frank Thorne (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Letters from Mark Ryan, David R. Schellhase, Tomas Moore, Louis F. Pascazi, and June Kawahami.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Curse of the Monolith
    Conan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. ["After adventures in Zamora, Corinthia, and even Nemedia, young Conan..."]
  5. 4. The Curse of the Monolith
    Conan
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. A Gazetteer of the Hyborian World of Conan, Part 3
  8. 7. The Tribes from Time's Abyss
  9. 8. Blades of the Brotherhood
    Solomon Kane
  10. 9. And Now ... ... the Beatles
  11. 10. ["Next issue: It's barbarians back to back..."]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
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