Conan the Barbarian #131 [Direct]
(February 1982)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.20 GBP
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1981
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [various positions]
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor); Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor); Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Rhax

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Scottie; Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Ring of Rhax (Table of Contents: 2)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Gil Kane (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Don Warfield
Letters
John Morelli

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; wench; Picts (several die); wine seller (dies); King Jukas (dies); Queen (dies); Aged One; brigand (dies); Set (behind the scenes); farmer; thief (dies); Beast (dies); Rhax the Unconquerable (dies)
Synopsis
Conan is tricked by the wine merchant into taking the Ring of Rhax. A "wench" that Conan meets tries it on and gets burdened with the ring. Conan and the "wench" encounter Rhax, eventually freeing themselves when Rhax and his Beast die.
Reprints
Keywords
Cimmeria; Ring of Rhax

Play the Bubble Yum Sweepstakes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure! [Evil Goblins] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Dungeons & Dragons / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Daredevil's Longest Fight! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Daredevil; Hostess / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Gary Young, Joe Ludowese, John Zuber JR, Mike Cicerone and Kevin C. McConnell.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Scottie; Cracker Jack
  3. 2. The Ring of Rhax
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. Play the Bubble Yum Sweepstakes
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. A Dungeons & Dragons Adventure! [Evil Goblins]
    Dungeons & Dragons
  6. 5. Daredevil's Longest Fight!
    Daredevil; Hostess
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Ka-Zar
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