(February 2008)

Dark Horse, 2007 Series
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Volume
2
Price
17.95 USD
Pages
548
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
978-1-59307-894-2 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781593078942 51795
Editing
Matt Dryer; Ryan Jorgensen
Color
Color cover; Black and White interior
Dimensions
Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cardstock cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
Collected Edition

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Inks
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Colors
Boris Vallejo (painting)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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[Title Page] (Table of Contents: 1)

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

table of contents / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

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

credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[Savage Sword of Conan #11] (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ken Barr [as k. b.] (signed, painting)
Inks
Ken Barr [as k. b.] (signed, painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Abode of the Damned (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan / comic story / 50 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Yong Montano
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Mellani; Darami; Kabul Nulla; Hammad; Shirkuh [Conan]; Agham; Borak; Makkar; Belissar Khan; Ali Shah; Abdel Khafir
Synopsis
Hammad and his men, along with Shirkuh and three strangers arrive at the Abode of the Damned, where they discover the citizen's loyalties fractured among chiefs.
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Indexer Notes

Adaptation of Robert E. Howard's "The Country of the Knife".

[Savage Sword of Conan #12] (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (painting, signed)
Inks
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (painting, signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

The Haunters Of Castle Crimson (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Malthom of Nemedia; Conan; Zuleika; Khelru-Shan; Aballah Bin Khor; Rodrik; Mordek; Ali-Bey; Hari Bin Nasru
Synopsis
Conan rescues a slave girl he plans to pass off as the abducted bride of Khelru-Shan in exchange for the reward.
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Indexer Notes

Adaptation of Robert E. Howard's "The Slave Princess".

[Savage Sword of Conan #13] (Table of Contents: 8)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Richard Hescox (painting)(signed)
Inks
Richard Hescox (painting)(signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

The Gods Of Bal-Sagoth (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Ralph Reese
Letters
John Costanza

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Aala [Kyrie]; Vertorix (intro, destroyed); Gothan; Fafnir; Ska
Synopsis
Conan and Fafnir the Vanir are stranded on the ancient island of Bal-Sagoth in the Vilayet Sea. At first they are enemies, but they quickly decide to co-operate in order to survive. They rescue a girl, Kyrie, and fight the high priest Gothan in order to restore her as goddess and queen Aala of Bal-Sagoth.
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The Thing In The Temple (Table of Contents: 10)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Fafnir; Aala; Gothan; Ska; Yezdigerd; Vertorix (flashback; cameo)
Synopsis
Conan and Fafnir fulfill the prophecy of Bal-Sagoth, which leads to the destruction of the island and all its people.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Tim Conrad (signed Tac)
Inks
Tim Conrad (signed Tac)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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[Savage Sword of Conan #14] (Table of Contents: 12)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Earl Norem (painting)(signed)
Inks
Earl Norem (painting)(signed)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Shadows In Zamboula (Table of Contents: 13)

Conan / comic story / 39 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Neal Adams
Inks
Neal Adams; Tony deZuniga; ? [as The Tribe]
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Aram Baksh; Zabibi [Nafertari]; Alafdhal [Jungir Khan]; Baal-Pteor; Totrasmek
Synopsis
After being attacked by cannibals, Conan rescues Zabibi and ends up assisting her in her search for the magical ring called the Star of Khorala.
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Keywords
cannibal

Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation, credits from the letter pages of Savage Swords #14 & 16

[Savage Sword of Conan #15] (Table of Contents: 14)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Inks
Boris Vallejo (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

The Devil In Iron (Table of Contents: 15)

Conan / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jehungir Agha; Ghaznavi; Octavia; Kilzan; Yateli; Khosatral Khel
Synopsis
Jehungir and Ghaznavi plot to use Octavia to trap Conan on the island Xapur. Unknown to them, a fisherman has awoken an ancient warrior on the same island.
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Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation

[Savage Sword of Conan #16] (Table of Contents: 16)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Earl Norem (painting)
Inks
Earl Norem (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

The People Of The Black Circle (Table of Contents: 17)

Conan / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Yasmina; Bhunda Chand; Kerim Shah; Khemsa; Chunder Shan; Gitara; Yar Afzal
Synopsis
Conan kidnaps Yasmina in a plan to ransom her for seven of his men.
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Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation

Chapter 2 titled 'A Barbarian From the Hills'
Chapter 3 titled 'The Sorcery Of Khemsa'
Chapter 4 titled 'Reavers Of the Hills'

[Savage Sword of Conan #17] (Table of Contents: 18)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan (painting); Earl Norem (painting)
Inks
Ernie Chan (painting); Earl Norem (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

On To Yimsha (Table of Contents: 19)

Conan / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Yasmina; Yar Afzal; Bhunda Chand (flashback; cameo); Ashida; Khemsa; Gitara
Synopsis
When Yar Afzal is killed by Khemsa's sorcery, Conan and Yasmina must flee the Wazuli camp. They are followed by Khemsa and Gitara.
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Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation

[Savage Sword of Conan #18] (Table of Contents: 20)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Adkins (signed; painting)
Inks
Dan Adkins (signed; painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

The Battle Of The Towers (Table of Contents: 21)

Conan / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Ondira; Khemsa; Kerim Shah; Master of Yimsha
Synopsis
Conan learns that the Afguli clans have turned on him, so he plans to rescue Yasmina alone, but is joined by Kerim Shah and his men who agree to join him.
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Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation

[Savage Sword of Conan #19] (Table of Contents: 22)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Kenneth Morris (signed; painting)
Inks
Kenneth Morris (signed; painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Vengeance In Vendhya (Table of Contents: 23)

Conan / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Kerim Shah; The Black Seers; Master of Yimsha; Yasmina
Synopsis
Conan frees Yasmina from the Black Seers but is unable to keep her for long.
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Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation

[Savage Sword of Conan #20] (Table of Contents: 24)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Earl Norem (painting)
Inks
Earl Norem (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

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

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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The Slithering Shadow (Table of Contents: 26)

Conan / comic story / 46 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Natala; Thalis; Thog
Synopsis
Conan and Natala wander into the city of Xuthal from the desert and find it almost deserted except for sleeping men and a shadowy demon.
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Indexer Notes

Robert E. Howard adaptation

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 27)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mike Zeck
Inks
Mike Zeck
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

[Savage Sword of Conan #21] (Table of Contents: 28)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Earl Norem (painting)
Inks
Earl Norem (painting)
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 29)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan

Genre
sword and sorcery
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The Horror From the Red Tower (Table of Contents: 30)

Conan / comic story / 51 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Blosser; Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Sonny Trinidad; John Buscema
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Amalric; Tilutan; Gobir; Sadir; Lissa; Prince Zapayo da Kova; Ollam-Onga; Zehbeh; Daura; Sakumbe; Askia
Synopsis
Amalric rescues Lissa and returns her to her desert city but he discovers that some horror lives in the red tower.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from an unfinished Robert E Howard synopsis (rewritten by L. Sprague DeCamp as "Drums of Tombalku"). Buscema inked part 3 (pages 43-53)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 31)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ernie Chan
Inks
Ernie Chan

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

[Savage Sword of Conan #22] (Table of Contents: 32)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Val Mayerik (painting) (signed)
Inks
Val Mayerik (painting) (signed)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 33)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (signed)
Inks
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (signed)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Line drawing to cover of Savage Sword Of Conan #9.

The Pool of the Black One (Table of Contents: 34)

Conan / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Sonny Trinidad
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Sancha; Zaporavo; Black Giants
Synopsis
Conan joins a group of Zingaran Freebooters who sail west until they find a mysterious island.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from REH's "The Pool of the Black One".

[Savage Sword of Conan #23] (Table of Contents: 35)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Earl Norem
Inks
Earl Norem

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja
Reprints

Torrent of Doom (Table of Contents: 36)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Black Giants (Villain; Death); Conan; Sancha
Synopsis
Conan and a crew of Zingaran freebooters battle the Black Giants.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from REH's "The Pool of the Black Ones".
This story is continued in The Savage Sword of Conan #67.

[Savage Sword of Conan #24] (Table of Contents: 37)

Conan / cover reprint (on interior page) / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Earl Norem
Inks
Earl Norem
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 38)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Michael Netzer [as Mike Nasser] (signed)
Inks
Dick Giordano (signed)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

The Tower of the Elephant (Table of Contents: 39)

Conan / comic story / 40 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Letters
Jim Novak

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Taurus; Yag-Kosha; Yara
Synopsis
Young Conan breaks into the fabled Tower of the Elephant in order to steal the gem known as the Heart of the Elephant. Inside, he finds a noble creature ensnared by the evil sorcerer Yara.
Reprints
Keywords
Arenjun; City of Thieves; Zamora

Indexer Notes

Adapted from REH's "The Tower of the Elephant"; previously adapted in Conan the Barbarian #4 (Marvel). Later adapted again in Conan #20–22 (Dark Horse).

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  2. 1. [Title Page]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [Savage Sword of Conan #11]
    Conan
  6. 5. Abode of the Damned
    Conan
  7. 6. [Savage Sword of Conan #12]
    Conan
  8. 7. The Haunters Of Castle Crimson
    Conan
  9. 8. [Savage Sword of Conan #13]
    Conan
  10. 9. The Gods Of Bal-Sagoth
    Conan
  11. 10. The Thing In The Temple
    Conan
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  13. 12. [Savage Sword of Conan #14]
    Conan
  14. 13. Shadows In Zamboula
    Conan
  15. 14. [Savage Sword of Conan #15]
    Conan
  16. 15. The Devil In Iron
    Conan
  17. 16. [Savage Sword of Conan #16]
    Conan
  18. 17. The People Of The Black Circle
    Conan
  19. 18. [Savage Sword of Conan #17]
    Conan
  20. 19. On To Yimsha
    Conan
  21. 20. [Savage Sword of Conan #18]
    Conan
  22. 21. The Battle Of The Towers
    Conan
  23. 22. [Savage Sword of Conan #19]
    Conan
  24. 23. Vengeance In Vendhya
    Conan
  25. 24. [Savage Sword of Conan #20]
    Conan
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  27. 26. The Slithering Shadow
    Conan
  28. 27. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  29. 28. [Savage Sword of Conan #21]
    Conan
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  31. 30. The Horror From the Red Tower
    Conan
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  33. 32. [Savage Sword of Conan #22]
    Conan
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  35. 34. The Pool of the Black One
    Conan
  36. 35. [Savage Sword of Conan #23]
    Conan
  37. 36. Torrent of Doom
    Conan
  38. 37. [Savage Sword of Conan #24]
    Conan
  39. 38. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  40. 39. The Tower of the Elephant
    Conan
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  • Peter Croome
  • Valmiki Annamanthadoo
  • Mike Nielsen
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