(June 1980)

Marvel, 1974 Series
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Volume
1
Price
1.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Barcode
0714860292906
Editing
Roy Thomas
Color
color cover; black and white interior
Dimensions
magazine
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

The Sorceror Steals a Soul! (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Hisarr Zul; Isparana
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Pat Broderick (signed)
Inks
Pat Broderick (signed)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Thak
Synopsis
Conan fights gorilla-like being.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

The man-ape is most likely Thak, the Red Priest's pet from "Rogues in the House".

The Sorceror and the Soul (Table of Contents: 2)

Conan / comic story / 42 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Rudy Nebres
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Isparana (introduction); Kagul; Karamek; Hisarr Zul (introduction; villain); Zul's soulless servants; Ajhindar
Synopsis
Young Conan is plying his trade as a thief in Arenjun when he learns of a talisman known as the Eye of Erlik, in the possession of the wizard Hisarr Zul. As Conan breaks into the wizard's stronghold, he encounters unexpected rivals: Ajhindar, in the employ of the king of Iranistan, and Isparana and Karamek, working for the true owner of the talisman, the khan of Zamboula. Isparana escapes with the talisman while Conan is left to face the wrath of Hisarr Zul, who imprisons Conan's soul in a mirror and tasks him with retrieving the talisman.
Reprints
Keywords
Arenjun; Zamora

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the novel CONAN AND THE SORCEROR by Andrew J. Offutt, continued next issue. This adventure takes place not long after "The Tower of the Elephant".

The Hyborian Reporter (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 2.5 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Alfredo Alcala; Bill Warren (photo)
Inks
Alfredo Alcala; Bill Warren (photo)
Letters
typeset

The Legend of Solomon Kane (Table of Contents: 4)

Solomon Kane / foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
David Wenzel (signed)
Inks
David Wenzel (signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane
Reprints

Wings in the Night (Table of Contents: 5)

Solomon Kane / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Don Glut (adaptation); Robert E. Howard (story)
Pencils
Dave Wenzel [as David Wenzel]
Inks
Dave Wenzel [as David Wenzel]
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Solomon Kane; A cannibal (first appearance; death); the bat-men (first appearance)
Synopsis
Kane kills a cannibal and is captured by a bat-man.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Wings In the Night" by Robert E. Howard
continued next issue

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sorceror Steals a Soul!
    Conan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  3. 2. The Sorceror and the Soul
    Conan
  4. 3. The Hyborian Reporter
  5. 4. The Legend of Solomon Kane
    Solomon Kane
  6. 5. Wings in the Night
    Solomon Kane
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Swords and Scrolls
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