(October 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
0714860292910
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited) (editor)

Lair of the Ice-Worm (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan (credited) (signed as Ernie over Chan) (painting)
Inks
Ernie Chan (credited) (signed as Ernie over Chan) (painting)
Colors
Ernie Chan (credited) (signed as Ernie over Chan) (painting)
Letters
typeset

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

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ron Wilson (credited)
Inks
Joe Rubinstein (credited)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Synopsis
Conan holding axe over his head.
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
typeset

Characters
Conan
Reprints

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

recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
After his early adventures as a thief in Zamora and Corinthia...
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Indexer Notes

Includes a map of The Hyborian Age of Conan.

The Lair of the Ice Worm (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (credited)
Inks
Alfredo Alcala (credited)
Letters
Gaspar Saladino (see notes)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All day, the lone rider has breasted the slopes of the Eiglophian Mountains...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Ilga (death); Atali (flashback); primitives; Ice Worm
Synopsis
Conan crosses snowy mountains on his way to more southern countries. He rescues the girl Ilga from a tribe of primitives, but she is later killed by the legendary Ice Worm. Conan strikes back and kills the Ice Worm with burning coals.
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Keywords
Eiglophian Mountains; River of Death; Snow Devil Glacier

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Lair of the Ice Worm" by L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter.

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

The Legend of Solomon Kane (Table of Contents: 5)

Solomon Kane / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Blosser (credited)
Pencils
Bob Gould (signed as BG) (credited as Robert Gould)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed as DV)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Solomon Kane is a danger-seeking Puritan adventurer in the England of Queen Elizabeth I.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane
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Moon of Skulls, Part 1 (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Prologue: A great black shadow lies across the land, cleaving the red flame of sunset.
Feature Logo
A Tale of Solomon Kane
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane; Nakari (introduction)
Synopsis
Kane seeks the Vampire Queen of the Negari.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Moon of Skulls" by Robert E. Howard.
Continued in The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #37.

Conan of Des Moines or, Son of Conan the Syndicated (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan / text article / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's ready at last--and we couldn't be more thrilled about it!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Preview of the new daily and Sunday newspaper comic strip.

Mirrors of Tuzun Thune (Table of Contents: 8)

Kull / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Mike Ploog (credited)
Inks
Mike Ploog (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There comes, even to kings, the time of great weariness...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Kull; Tuzun Thune (villain; death); Brule
Synopsis
The restless King Kull is drawn to Tuzun Thune's house of a thousand mirrors, where he almost loses himself in his own reflection before Brule comes to his rescue.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune" by Robert E. Howard.
The 8th and 9th pages of this story are switched/printed out of order. This would later be corrected in the reprinting in Conan Saga (Marvel 1987 series) #24. (From a report to the GCD errors list by Jeff Clem on 2010-12-03.)

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Brunner (illustrations)
Inks
Frank Brunner (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Letters from Ed Via, Kyle Gray, Eric Leif Davin, Jubal Dobbs, Allen Pitt, and S. Fischer.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lair of the Ice-Worm
    Conan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. ["After his early adventures as a thief in Zamora and Corinthia..."]
  5. 4. The Lair of the Ice Worm
    Conan
  6. 5. The Legend of Solomon Kane
    Solomon Kane
  7. 6. Moon of Skulls, Part 1
    Solomon Kane
  8. 7. Conan of Des Moines or, Son of Conan the Syndicated
    Conan
  9. 8. Mirrors of Tuzun Thune
    Kull
  10. 9. ["Can even the Savage Sword of Conan stand against the deathless she-creature with the gaze of stone?"]
    Conan
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
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