Conan the Barbarian #100 [Direct]
(July 1979)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
Barcode
0714860249807
Editing
Roy Thomas; Mark Gruenwald (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (consulting editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #11, 100, 115)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

This issue has variants.


Death On the Black Coast! (Table of Contents)

Conan the Barbarian / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Marie Severin (layouts); John Buscema [as JB] (signed)
Inks
Ernie Chan [as EC] (signed)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Danny Crespi

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Belit; Conan
Reprints
Keywords
Tigress

Indexer Notes

This is the 3rd version of this cover. Versions 1 and 2 can be seen in an article in Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1977 series) #41.

Colors: “George Roussos enhanced the [cover’s] mood with his coloring.” Roy Thomas, Barbarian Life: A Literary Biography of Conan the Barbarian Vol. Two, (n.p.: Pulp Hero Press), 276.,

Death On the Black Coast! (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen

Job Number
C-293
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan [Amra]; Black Corsairs [Belit [Queen of the Black Coast](dies); Laboto (dies); M'gora (dies); N'yaga the Shaman (dies)]; Giant Serpent (dies); the Devil-Ape (dies); Devils That Once Were Men (die)
Synopsis
Belit's greed leads to her and her crew's death. She comes back from the dead to save Conan. The ship Tigress is destroyed. Conan makes a funeral pyre of the Tigress and sets it adrift in the sea.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Lotus; Temple of the Old Ones; Tigress; Zarkheba (river)

The Thing and the Ultimate Weapon! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

The Thing; Hostess Fruit Pies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Batting Practice (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Pete Rose; Pete Rose Batting Practice / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Special Barbarian Bulletin: (Table of Contents: 4)

The Hyborian Page / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Includes a special note from Roy Thomas on producing one hundred issues of Conan. Letters from Bobby Cameron and Gary Norman.

The Adventures of Gritboy (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Gritboy; Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
This Issue is currently being edited by David B (since 2020-02-27, last edit 2020-02-27)
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death On the Black Coast!
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. Death On the Black Coast!
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. The Thing and the Ultimate Weapon!
    The Thing; Hostess Fruit Pies
  4. 3. Batting Practice
    Pete Rose; Pete Rose Batting Practice
  5. 4. Special Barbarian Bulletin:
    The Hyborian Page
  6. 5. The Adventures of Gritboy
    The Adventures of Gritboy; Grit
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