Conan the Barbarian #143 [Direct]
(February 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
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
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

A Cracker Jack Story (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Scottie; Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Life Among the Dead (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Inks
Ricardo Villamonte (finisher)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Janice Chiang

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Theta; Valen Triafer; Johell; Rhiken; Boras; Graven (dead, mentioned); Captain Johell; Lieutenant Skey; Old Nikolas [Nicholas]; Dragon of Solvanthia
Synopsis
The Dragon of Solvanthia awakes after the Sword of Graven is stolen. Conan finds the Sword and Valen Triafer and the villagers of Solvanthia trick him into being a sacrifice for the Dragon. Valen changes his mind about betraying Conan and jumps into a pit after him, bringing the Sword of Graven to him. The Dragon confronts them.
Reprints
Keywords
Butania; Cimmeria; Solvanthia; Statue of Graven; Sword of Graven

Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Spider-Man; Magic Snake / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Behind the Candy Counter (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bubble Yum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Jim Shooter
Letters
typeset

And Now... The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan the Barbarian
  2. 1. A Cracker Jack Story
    Scottie; Cracker Jack
  3. 2. Life Among the Dead
    Conan the Barbarian
  4. 3. Spider-Man and the Mystery of the Museum Snakes!
    Spider-Man; Magic Snake
  5. 4. Behind the Candy Counter
    Bubble Yum
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bullpen Bulletins
  7. 6. And Now... The Further Adventures of Indiana Jones
    Indiana Jones
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