The Chronicles of Conan #3 - The Monster of the Monoliths and Other Stories
(2003)

Dark Horse, 2003 Series
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Volume
3
Price
15.95 USD
Pages
172
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
1-59307-024-1 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781593070243 51595
Editing
Jeremy Barlow

The Monster of the Monoliths and Other Stories (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

[none] (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dan Adkins
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

[none] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

A Sword Called Stormbringer! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Roy Thomas; Michael Moorcock (plot); James Cawthorn (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass; Rain Beredo
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Synopsis
Conan saves Zephra's life, fights against and later with Elric. Conan fights to save Hyborea and Melnibone from Queen Xiombarg.
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Keywords
Koth grasslands

The Green Empress of Melnibone (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Michael Moorcock (plot); James Cawthorn (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema; Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Elric (guest star); Zukala; Zephra (Death); Arkyn (introduction); Arioch (villain, introduction); Terhali (Death); Kulan-Gath; Xiombarg (Death); Prince Gaynor the Damned
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The Gods of Bal-Sagoth (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Ralph Reese
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Synopsis
Conan saves Kyrie and restores her as queen of Bal-Sagoth.
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Keywords
Island city of Bal-Sagoth; Vilayet Sea

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard.

The Thing in the Temple (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Synopsis
Conan & Fafnir slay demons and flee from Bal-Sagoth as a volcano destroys the island. They are picked up in the Sea by Yezdigerd.
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Keywords
Island city of Bal-Sagoth; Vilayet Sea

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Gods of Bal-Sagoth" by Robert E. Howard.

Hawks from the Sea! (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Synopsis
Conan works for Turanian military and lays seige to Makkalet. The Legend of the Living Tarim is told. Conan makes enemy of Balthaz. Fafnir is wounded by flaming arrow.
Reprints
Keywords
City of Makkalet; Ship

The Black Hound of Vengeance! (Table of Contents: 8)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
?
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Synopsis
Fafnir loses his arm and is thrown overboard by Balthaz to drown. Conan infiltrates the Temple of Tarim and kills a black hound. Conan kills Balthaz and flees Yezdigerd's ship.
Reprints
Keywords
City of Makkalet; Ship

The Monster of the Monoliths! (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (layouts); P. Craig Russell [as Craig Russell] (penciller); Val Mayerik (penciller)
Inks
Dan Adkins; Sal Buscema
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Synopsis
Conan is taken captive in Makkalet when he defects from the Turanian army. Conan joins and is betrayed by Makkalet forces; Conan fights giant toad-god.
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Keywords
Makkalet

Indexer Notes

Inspired by the short story "The Black Stone" by Robert E. Howard.

[none] (Table of Contents: 10)

Behind the Swords / text article / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Thomas gives background on the creation of the stories in this volume.
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Also From Dark Horse (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 2 pages (report information)

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Monster of the Monoliths and Other Stories
    Conan
  2. 1. [none]
    Conan the Barbarian
  3. 2. [none]
  4. 3. A Sword Called Stormbringer!
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. The Green Empress of Melnibone
    Conan
  6. 5. The Gods of Bal-Sagoth
    Conan the Barbarian
  7. 6. The Thing in the Temple
    Conan the Barbarian
  8. 7. Hawks from the Sea!
    Conan the Barbarian
  9. 8. The Black Hound of Vengeance!
    Conan the Barbarian
  10. 9. The Monster of the Monoliths!
    Conan the Barbarian
  11. 10. [none]
    Behind the Swords
  12. 11. Also From Dark Horse
  13. 12. [none]
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