The Chronicles of Conan #7 - The Dweller in the Pool and Other Stories
(March 2005)

Dark Horse, 2003 Series
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Volume
7
Price
15.95 USD
Pages
172
On-sale date
2005
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
1-59307-300-3 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781593073008 51595
Editing
Jeremy Barlow
Color
Color
Dimensions
17 cm x 26 cm
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Coated stock
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
collected edition

The Dweller in the Pool and Other Stories (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

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

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Conan; Stefanya

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

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
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Tower of Blood (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Cimmerian! The bounty hunters... they're gaining on us!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja; Mamnon; Laxil; Uathacht; Morophla; Dromek
Synopsis
Conan saves Red Sonja twice. Conan and Red Sonja are captured by Uathacht and Morophla.
Reprints
Keywords
Desert and valley with a tower

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the short story by David English.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?

Of Flame and the Fiend! (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
The Crusty Bunkers
Colors
Peter Dawes; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rest comes easily and quickly to a pantherish scion of the wild.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja; Morophla; Uathacht; Afterlings; Dromek
Synopsis
Afterlings save Conan and Red Sonja. Red Sonja knocks out Conan with rock and goes her own way.
Reprints
Keywords
valley with tower

Indexer Notes

The Crusty Bunkers (inkers) were Neal Adams, Dick Giordano, Larry Hama, Ralph Reese, and others (info from the letters page). Adapted from the short story "Tower of Blood" by David English

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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?
Inks
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The Last Ballad of Laza-Lanti (Table of Contents: 11)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
The Crusty Bunkers
Colors
Peter Dawes; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Life meanders in circles, even in the storm-tossed Hyborian age.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Laza-Lanti; Tumma; Fezal; Timara
Synopsis
Conan and Laza-Lanti kill the monster called the Lord of Dark Valley. Timara and Laza-Lanti commit suicide.
Reprints
Keywords
Dark Valley; Shadizar the Wicked; suicide

Indexer Notes

The Crusty Bunkers (inkers) were Neal Adams, Dick Giordano, Larry Hama, Ralph Reese, and others (info from the letters page). Adapted from the short story "Tower of Blood" by David English.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
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The Curse of the Conjurer! (Table of Contents: 13)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
Peter Dawes; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Grey horse, grim rider: both meld together to form a mere speck on the vast, desolate wasteland which makes up so much of the border kingdom.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Merdoramon; Atali; Stefanya; Ivor; Shokkoth; Zoqquanor
Synopsis
Conan saves Stefanya.
Reprints
Keywords
Border kingdom of Sfanol

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner Fox.

Goblins in the Moonlight! (Table of Contents: 14)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
Peter Dawes; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dead!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Stefanya; Zoqqanor; Merdoramon; Shokkoth
Synopsis
Conan saves Zoqqanor by fighting hobgoblins.
Reprints
Keywords
hobgoblins; Western border wastelands

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner Fox.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?

The Rats Dance at Ravengard! (Table of Contents: 16)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Dick Giordano (figures, pages 1, 7-16); Terry Austin (backgrounds, pages 1, 7-16); Dan Adkins (panel 2 of page 1, pages 2-6)
Colors
Peter Dawes; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The way is long to Phalkar, westernmost province of the border kingdom...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Stefanya; Zoqquanor; Ursla; Torkal Moh; Xenic
Synopsis
In the past, 15 year old Conan achieves manhood. Conan is captured by Torkal Moh.
Reprints
Keywords
flashback; Western border wastelands

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner Fox. Austin is uncredited for his inks contribution.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Wolf-Woman! (Table of Contents: 18)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Dick Giordano (figures); Terry Austin (backgrounds)
Colors
Peter Dawes; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Rats! Since time out of mind, a word of loathsome import! Grim harbingers of pestilence and disease -- yet, when gathered en masse, as in the arid wastelands of the border kingdom, they threaten an even more fearful sort of death...!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Lupalina; Stefanya; Torkal Moh; Merdoramon; Shokkoth; Zoqquanor; Ursla; Gwineer; Pthassiass
Synopsis
Conan and Lupalina invade Castle Ravengard and rescue Stefanya. Conan wounds Torkal Moh (it is unknown if he dies).
Reprints
Keywords
Castle Ravengard; western border wastelands

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner Fox. Austin is uncredited for his inks contribution.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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Inks
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The Dweller in the Pool! (Table of Contents: 20)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils
John Buscema (layouts/breakdowns); Dick Giordano; Terry Austin (finishes)
Inks
Dick Giordano (figures); Terry Austin (backgrounds)
Colors
Peter Dawes; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Between hell and horror! Conan stands at the fabled gifting tree, amid treasures untold. Yet, behind him, carnivorous plants gape hungrily -- and before him --
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Gwineer; Conan; Stefanya; Pthassiass; Lupalina [Samandra]; Chrysala; Thormond; Themas Herklar; Elviriom; Zoqquanor; Ayilla; Thalkalides; Jarkan Val; Unos
Synopsis
Gwineer and Themas Herklar die.
Reprints
Keywords
Alkarion; Castle Ravengard

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner Fox. Austin is uncredited for his inks contribution.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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Inks
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Man Born of Demon! (Table of Contents: 22)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox (original story); Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Dick Giordano (figures); Terry Austin (backgrounds)
Colors
Peter Dawes; Wil Glass
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Halt!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Unos; Elviriom; Lupalina; Thalkalides; Belthamquar; Thelonia; Stefanya; Zoqquanor
Synopsis
Unos kills Lupalina, Thalkalides is turned into toad, and Stefanya is installed as ruler of Alkarion.
Reprints
Keywords
Alkarion

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner Fox. Austin is uncredited for his inks contribution.

The Road Winds On (Table of Contents: 23)

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Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you read the previous volume of the Chronicles of Conan and feel as if you missed something in between it and this one - well, you're right.
Synopsis
Thomas provides background on the creation of the stories in this volume.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Dweller in the Pool and Other Stories
    Conan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Table of Contents
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Tower of Blood
    Conan the Barbarian
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Of Flame and the Fiend!
    Conan the Barbarian
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
  12. 11. The Last Ballad of Laza-Lanti
    Conan the Barbarian
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. The Curse of the Conjurer!
    Conan the Barbarian
  15. 14. Goblins in the Moonlight!
    Conan the Barbarian
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. The Rats Dance at Ravengard!
    Conan the Barbarian
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. Wolf-Woman!
    Conan the Barbarian
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
  21. 20. The Dweller in the Pool!
    Conan the Barbarian
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. Man Born of Demon!
    Conan the Barbarian
  24. 23. The Road Winds On
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. ["Throughout his adventures across the mythic Hyborean world, the barbarian called Conan crossed swords with many a colorful and dangerous character, none so charming or deadly as the she-devil from the south - Red Sonja!"]
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