The Chronicles of Conan #12 - The Beast King of Abombi and Other Stories
(July 2007)

Dark Horse, 2003 Series
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Volume
12
Price
16.95 USD
Pages
188
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
978-1-59307-778-5; 1-59307-778-5 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781593077785 51695
Editing
Jeremy Barlow; Matt Dryer; Dave Marshall; Lia Ribacchi (art director); Darin Fabrick (collection designer)
Color
Color
Dimensions
17 cm x 26 cm
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Coated stock
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
collected edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Sholo

[Title Page & Credits] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

Letters
typeset

Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 2)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
typeset

Characters
Conan; Sholo

Savage Doings in Shem! (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Belit; M'gora; Ptor-Nubis
Synopsis
Conan, Belit are united with the corsairs. M'gora scouts Asgalun. They all sneak into Asgalun, but are trapped and caught by Ptor-Nubis.
Reprints
Keywords
Asgalun; Tigress

Of Rage and Revenge! (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Job Number
LG204
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Zula; Belit; M'Gora; Ptor-Nubis
Synopsis
Zula and Belit achieve their revenge. Belit is offered the crown of Asgalun, but declines it. Zula, Conan, and Belit take to the sea again at the end.
Reprints
Keywords
Asgalun

The Beast-King of Abombi! (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Bill Spicer

Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Belit; Zula; Yarunga; Lasanga; Ajonga; Beast King
Synopsis
Zula departs with Yarunga, Lasanga, Ajonga, and others corsairs. Belit and Conan attack beast king, but Belit is captured and Conan tumbles over a cliff.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Coast; Tigress

The Return of Amra (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; G'Chambi (death)
Synopsis
Conan finds G'Chambi in a cave, battles a small dinosaur, and learns a secret hieroglyph from G'Chambi before he dies.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Coast

The Long Night of Fang and Talon! Part One (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Sholo (the black lion); gigantic eels; Chief Krato; Erred; Beeya; Nyami; BĂȘlit
Synopsis
Sholo aids Belit's escape from Ajaga's cells. Conan is captured by Ajaga and bound to an altar for sacrifice.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Coast

The Long Night of Fang and Talon! Part Two (Table of Contents: 8)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Tom Orzechowski

Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Belit; Ajaga
Synopsis
Belit saves Conan from Ajaga's altar. They kill Ajaga, free the captive women, and sack Ajaga's fortress.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Coast

Sea-Woman (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; N'yaga; Belit
Synopsis
A blue-skinned sea-woman is brought on board the Tigress. She lures two men to their deaths. Conan is saved from her by Belit's love. N'yaga falls sick.
Reprints
Keywords
Tigress

Devil Crabs of the Dark Cliffs (Table of Contents: 10)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan [Amra]; Black Corsairs [Belit; M'Gora; N'Yaga the Shaman]; Florannus; Devil-Crabs of the Dark Cliffs (die)
Synopsis
Belit and Conan rescue Argossean sailors from Crab-Men by steaming them alive. Conan has a weird fainting spell on the last page.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Coast; Dark Cliffs; Isle of Thunder-Dragons (mentioned); Tigress (ship); Treasure Trove of the Turanian Kings

Indexer Notes

Adapted from R.E.H. story "The People of the Black Coast".

Death On the Black Coast! (Table of Contents: 11)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Peter Dawes; Donovan Yaciuk; Wil Glass; All Thumbs Creative
Letters
Joe Rosen

Job Number
C-293
Genre
adventure; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan [Amra]; Black Corsairs [Belit [Queen of the Black Coast](dies); Laboto (dies); M'gora (dies); N'yaga the Shaman (dies)]; Giant Serpent (dies); the Devil-Ape (dies); Devils That Once Were Men (die)
Synopsis
Belit's greed leads to her and her crew's death. She comes back from the dead to save Conan. The ship Tigress is destroyed. Conan makes a funeral pyre of the Tigress and sets it adrift in the sea.
Reprints
Keywords
Black Lotus; Temple of the Old Ones; Tigress; Zarkheba (river)

The Death of Belit (Table of Contents: 12)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. [Title Page & Credits]
  3. 2. Table of Contents
  4. 3. Savage Doings in Shem!
    Conan the Barbarian
  5. 4. Of Rage and Revenge!
    Conan the Barbarian
  6. 5. The Beast-King of Abombi!
    Conan the Barbarian
  7. 6. The Return of Amra
    Conan the Barbarian
  8. 7. The Long Night of Fang and Talon! Part One
    Conan the Barbarian
  9. 8. The Long Night of Fang and Talon! Part Two
    Conan the Barbarian
  10. 9. Sea-Woman
    Conan the Barbarian
  11. 10. Devil Crabs of the Dark Cliffs
    Conan the Barbarian
  12. 11. Death On the Black Coast!
    Conan the Barbarian
  13. 12. The Death of Belit
  14. 13. ["Conan and Belit, Queen of the Black Coast, reunite..."]
    Conan the Barbarian
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