The Chronicles of Conan #5 - The Shadow in the Tomb and Other Stories
(August 2004)

Dark Horse, 2003 Series
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Volume
5
Price
15.95 USD
Pages
180
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
1-59307-175-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781593071752 51595
Editing
Jeremy Barlow

The Shadow in the Tomb and Other Stories (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Indexer Notes

Cover is a detail from "Flame Winds of Lost Khitai!" from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #32.

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Indexer Notes

A detail from "The Hand of Nergal!" from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #30.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

credits, title page / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Blood of Bel-Hissar! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Turgohl (first appearance); Suwaan of Khitai (first appearance); Conan
Synopsis
Conan drinks drugged wine.
Reprints
Keywords
Castle Bel-El-Shaithan

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "The Blood of Belshazzar" by Robert E. Howard

Moon of Zembabwei! (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
M'gorah; Thutmekri; Conan; Helgi; Zemba
Synopsis
M'gorah dies. Thutmekri is wounded (unknown if he dies or not). Conan saves Helgi by killing Zemba (an Ape-God).
Reprints
Keywords
rain forest

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard.

Two Against Turan! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Eithriall [Ormraxes]; Conan; King Yildiz
Synopsis
Conan kills Eithriall and many others. Conan joins the Turanian Army of King Yildiz.
Reprints
Keywords
City of Aghrapur; Turanian Army

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story "Two Against Tyre" by Robert E. Howard.

The Hand of Nergal! (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Munthassem Khan; Conan; Hildico
Synopsis
Conan fights in the Turanian army against the legions of Munthassem Khan. Conan rides off with Hildico in epilogue.
Reprints
Keywords
battlefield; City of Yaralet; Turanian army

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story by Lynn Carter and Robert E. Howard.

The Shadow in the Tomb! (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Hill-Men
Synopsis
Conan fights in the Turanian army against the Hill-Men. Conan fights his shadow.
Reprints
Keywords
hilly countryside; Turanian army

Indexer Notes

Nice twist at end--pay attention to the sword in the last panel.

Flame Winds of Lost Khitai! (Table of Contents: 8)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Synopsis
Conan spies for the Turanian army.
Reprints
Keywords
Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Turanian army

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell Page

Death and 7 Wizards! (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Synopsis
Conan spies for the Turanian army.
Reprints
Keywords
Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Turanian army

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell Page

The Temptress in the Tower of Flame! (Table of Contents: 10)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]
Colors
Peter Dawes; Ian Sokoliwski; Dennis Kashton; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Shamash the terrible
Synopsis
Conan spies for the Turanian army, kills Shamash, incites civil-war in Wan Tengri and frees the princess of Wan Tengri.
Reprints
Keywords
Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Turanian army; Wan Tengri

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell Page

On the Road (of Kings) Again (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Thomas gives some background on the creation of the stories in this volume
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The Chronicles of Conan (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Shadow in the Tomb and Other Stories
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. The Blood of Bel-Hissar!
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. Moon of Zembabwei!
    Conan the Barbarian
  6. 5. Two Against Turan!
    Conan the Barbarian
  7. 6. The Hand of Nergal!
    Conan the Barbarian
  8. 7. The Shadow in the Tomb!
    Conan the Barbarian
  9. 8. Flame Winds of Lost Khitai!
    Conan the Barbarian
  10. 9. Death and 7 Wizards!
    Conan the Barbarian
  11. 10. The Temptress in the Tower of Flame!
    Conan the Barbarian
  12. 11. On the Road (of Kings) Again
  13. 12. The Chronicles of Conan
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
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