(November 1978)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode
0714860292911
Editing
Roy Thomas (editor)

Dark Eyes of Death (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; Zillah
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dino Castrillo (credited) (signed as Castrillo)
Inks
Dino Castrillo (credited) (signed as Castrillo)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Synopsis
Conan, with sword in both hands, on the back of a creature who is on the ground, and a woman tied to a post 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
After joining the desert-roving Zuagirs of Olgerd Vladislav...
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Indexer Notes

Includes a map of The Hyborian Age of Conan.

Black Tears (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 38 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Ernie Chan (credited)
Inks
Ernie Chan (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The noonday sun blazes down, baking the harsh, dry sands of Shan-E-Sorkh, the Red Waste, as if in a giant oven.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Gomer; Zillah; Enosh; Boghra Khan; Shamiro; Vardannes (villain; introduction; Death); a demoness (villain; introduction; death)
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Black Tears" by L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter.

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

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Don Maitz (signed as Don Maitz)
Inks
Duffy Vohland (signed as Duffy Vohland)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Synopsis
A standing Conan with sword in hand facing a standing wizard and a sitting woman.
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A Gazetteer of the Hyborian World of Conan, Part 4 (Table of Contents: 6)

text article / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Lee N. Falconer (credited as Lee Falconer)
Pencils
John Buscema (signed as JB); ? (illustrations)
Inks
Ernie Chan (signed as EC); ? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In Savage Sword #30, 31 and 33, we began our presentation of this volume of Robert E. Howard lore...
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Indexer Notes

Information from Icy North to Kyros.

The Singer in the Mist (Table of Contents: 7)

The Poems of Robert E. Howard / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At birth a witch laid on me monstrous spells...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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A Song of the Race (Table of Contents: 8)

The Poems of Robert E. Howard / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard
Pencils
Michael Moyle (credited)
Inks
Michael Moyle (credited)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
High on his throne sat Bran Mak Morn, when the sun-god sank and the west was red...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Bran Mak Morn
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The Ghost Kings (Table of Contents: 9)

The Poems of Robert E. Howard / text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard
Pencils
John Buscema (signed as JB) (illustration)
Inks
Ernie Chan (signed as EC) (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The ghost kings are marching; the midnight knows their trread...
Genre
sword and sorcery
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[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)
Inks
Tony DeZuniga (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

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Indexer Notes

Letters from James Hogue, Torgul Bahauder, Rehupa, and Kyle Gray.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dark Eyes of Death
    Conan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. ["After joining the desert-roving Zuagirs of Olgerd Vladislav..."]
  5. 4. Black Tears
    Conan
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  7. 6. A Gazetteer of the Hyborian World of Conan, Part 4
  8. 7. The Singer in the Mist
    The Poems of Robert E. Howard
  9. 8. A Song of the Race
    The Poems of Robert E. Howard
  10. 9. The Ghost Kings
    The Poems of Robert E. Howard
  11. 10. ["Nobody lives forever--but the Savage Sword of Conan is going to be around for a long time!"]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
  13. 12. ["Next issue: Hawks over Shem"]
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Steve Dasinger
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Darrel McCann
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore