Conan the Barbarian #142 [Direct]
(January 1983)

Marvel, 1970 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.60 USD; 0.25 GBP; 0.75 CAD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1982
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics Group
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [entire top banner]
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Theta; Devourer of Women
Reprints

Look Like a Big League Player (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Maze, the Man, the Monster (Table of Contents: 2)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Theta; Rhula (dies); Bethene (dies); Lohla (dies); Forbos the Bull (dies); Army of Eunuchs [Bolo; Marko; Tumak]; Auctioneer; Catrina; Devourer of Women (a minotaur, dies); Dalvante (mentioned)
Synopsis
Conan helps Theta look for her sisters (Rhula, Bethene and Lola), who have been sold into slavery. Suspecting Forbos, Conan tricks him into "buying" Theta. Theta and Conan discover that Forbos is half-man/half-bull and has been feeding his harem, and Theta's sisters, to the Devourer of Women. Conan kills the Devourer to save Theta and Forbos dies because they were linked.
Reprints
Keywords
Cimmeria; Forbos's Castle; Port of Belthem; the Maze

Now Bubble Yum Is Super Yum (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Bullpen Bulletins / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jim Shooter
Pencils
Ken Feduniewicz (signed)
Inks
Ken Feduniewicz (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Characters
Hulk; Thor; Spider-Man; Jim Shooter; Vampirella

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

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

Script
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones]; Danny Fingeroth
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from D.J. Walsh, John Loewen, Gene Holzer, David Armel, William P. Thomas, Regan Taylor, and William Ng.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. Look Like a Big League Player
    Cracker Jack
  3. 2. The Maze, the Man, the Monster
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. Now Bubble Yum Is Super Yum
    Bubble Yum
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Spider-Man Video Action Game Cartridge
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Hyborian Page
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