(April 1979)

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
0714860292904
Editing
Roy Thomas (credited) (editor)

Legions of the Dead (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Rann Njalsdatter
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[Frontispiece] (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tony DeZuñiga (credited) (signed as adz)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Synopsis
Conan on a galloping horse, holding up an object in his left hand.
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Indexer Notes

Pencil sketch.

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Sal Buscema
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga
Letters
typeset

Characters
Conan
Reprints

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

Conan / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Neal (credited); P. Schuyler Miller (credited); John D. Clark (credited)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In his youth, Conan of Cimmeria first journeys northward...
Genre
sword and sorcery
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Indexer Notes

Map of Hyboria and introduction.

Legions of the Dead (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (credited)
Pencils
Sal Buscema (credited)
Inks
Tony DeZuñiga (credited)
Letters
Joe Rosen (see notes)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Somewhere along the disputed border between Aesgaard and Hyperborea...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Njal; Old Gorm; Rann Njalsdatter; Vammatar; Egil
Synopsis
Young Conan has joined a band of Aesir, led by Jarl Njal, who have ventured into Hyperborea in order to free Njal's kidnapped daughter Rann. A scouting party is captured and tortured to death by the Hyperborean Witch-men in the Haloga fort. Conan sneaks into the fort and frees Rann, but Queen Vammatar sends the legion of the undead after them. Rann escapes while Conan is enslaved.
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Keywords
Haloga; Hyperborea; zombies

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Legions of the Dead"" 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).

Conan, the Comics-page Conqueror (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[Conan] (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan; Portfolio of Robert E. Howard / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)
Inks
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Synopsis
Conan, standing and fighting a group of warriors, holding his sword up and behind him, ready to strike, while in the background, a woman is on a horse on one page and a skull is on the other page.
Reprints

Solomon Kane (Table of Contents: 7)

Portfolio of Robert E. Howard; Solomon Kane / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)
Inks
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane
Synopsis
Solomon Kane, standing sideways, with a sword in his left hand and a pistol in his right and a dark haired woman's head in the background.
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King Kull of Valusia (Table of Contents: 8)

Kull; Portfolio of Robert E. Howard / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)
Inks
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
King Kull
Synopsis
King Kull, sitting on a throne, holding a sword in his left hand, point, and his left foot on a horned skull while a standing woman leans against the throne on his right.
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Red Sonja - She-Devil with a Sword (Table of Contents: 9)

Portfolio of Robert E. Howard; Red Sonja / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)
Inks
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Red Sonja
Synopsis
Red Sonja, standing with left leg lifted while setting on a higher piece of ground, holding a sword and shield while looking up and to her right, with a horned horse in the background.
Reprints

Conan, the Cimmerian (Table of Contents: 10)

Conan; Portfolio of Robert E. Howard / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)
Inks
Rudy Nebres (credited) (signed as Rudy D. Nebres)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Synopsis
Conan, standing, facing away, with his sword held behind him, preparing to attack a giant reptile while a woman lays at his feet.
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A Gazetteer of the Hyborian World of Conan, Part 7 (Table of Contents: 11)

A Gazetteer of the Hyborian World of Conan / text article / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Lee N. Falconer (credited as Lee Falconer)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In various recent issues of Savage Sword...
Genre
sword and sorcery
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Indexer Notes

Information from Qirlata to Cave of the Sword.

The Legend of Solomon Kane (Table of Contents: 12)

Solomon Kane / recap / 1 page (report information)

Script
Fred Blosser (credited) (original text); ? (adaptation)
Pencils
Nicastre (signed as Nicastre)
Inks
David Wenzel (signed as Wenzel)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Learning that a young girl named Marylin has been sold in slavery...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane
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Moon of Skulls: Part Three (Table of Contents: 13)

Solomon Kane / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane; Nakari; Marylin Taferal
Synopsis
Kane escapes from Nakari's dungeon.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Moon of Skulls" by Robert E. Howard.

Moon of Skulls, Chapter 4 (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A full moon slowly lifts behind the mountaintop city of Negari...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane; Nakari (death); Marylin Taferal
Synopsis
Kane destroys the skull of Nakura causing the warriors to panic. He frees Marylin and escapes as an earthquake shatters the city.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Moon of Skulls" by Robert E. Howard.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

#4 The Secret of the Stolen City! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Ernie Chan (illustrations)
Inks
Ernie Chan (illustrations)
Letters
typeset

Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Legions of the Dead
    Conan
  2. 1. [Frontispiece]
    Conan
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. ["In his youth, Conan of Cimmeria first journeys northward..."]
    Conan
  5. 4. Legions of the Dead
    Conan
  6. 5. Conan, the Comics-page Conqueror
    Conan
  7. 6. [Conan]
    Conan; Portfolio of Robert E. Howard
  8. 7. Solomon Kane
    Portfolio of Robert E. Howard; Solomon Kane
  9. 8. King Kull of Valusia
    Kull; Portfolio of Robert E. Howard
  10. 9. Red Sonja - She-Devil with a Sword
    Portfolio of Robert E. Howard; Red Sonja
  11. 10. Conan, the Cimmerian
    Conan; Portfolio of Robert E. Howard
  12. 11. A Gazetteer of the Hyborian World of Conan, Part 7
    A Gazetteer of the Hyborian World of Conan
  13. 12. The Legend of Solomon Kane
    Solomon Kane
  14. 13. Moon of Skulls: Part Three
    Solomon Kane
  15. 14. Moon of Skulls, Chapter 4
    Solomon Kane
  16. 15. ["The National Convention for Comic Book Fans, Dealers, & Pros."]
  17. 16. ["Journey from the barbaric past of Conan to the far-flung future of Star-Lord..."]
  18. 17. #4 The Secret of the Stolen City!
    Special Barbarian Bulletin
  19. 18. ["Dig the hard-fighting fantasy heroes of Robert E. Howard?"]
  20. 19. ["Next issue: beginning Marvel's epic adaptaion of Conan the Buccaneer."]
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
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