Conan #1
(1979)

Condor, 1979 Series
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Price
4.00 DEM; 4.40 CHF; 32.00 ATS
Pages
196
Indicia Frequency
dreimal im Jahr
On-sale Date
1979
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Condor Print & Verlag GmbH & Co. KG
Brand
Condor Verlag; Condor präsentiert: Marvel Comics
Editing
Hans Bachmann (Geschäftsführer und Verleger); Wolfgang M. Biehler (Produktion und verantwortlich für den Inhalt); Robert Wantke (Redaktion); Helga Biehler (Redaktion)
Color
vierfarbig
Dimensions
13.2 x 18.4cm
Binding
Softcover

Issue Notes

Printed in Italy

Für den verkleinerten Abdruck im Taschenbuchformat wurden die Storys mit einer einfacheren Kolorierung versehen und die Texte erheblich verkürzt.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed) [as Smith]
Inks
John Verpoorten (signed) [as J. V.]
Colors
?

Genre
Fantasy (fantasy-supernatural); Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Characters
Conan; Star-Stone Demons
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Hintergrunddetails des Original-Covers wurden weggelassen.

Conan, der Barbar (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colors
? [Neukolorierung]
Letters
typeset

Genre
Fantasy (fantasy-supernatural); Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Characters
Conan; Volff of Vanaheim (intro); Olav of Aesgaard (intro); King Kull (cameo, intro); Sharkosh the Shaman (intro); Star-Stone Demons (intro)
Synopsis
Setting: Vanaheim, Conan battles at Vanaheim and sees his future. Tara returns to her dimension
Reprints

Von Bestien gefangen (Table of Contents: 2)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
? [Neukolorierung]
Letters
typeset

Genre
Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Synopsis
Setting: Underground city of Brutheim; Conan leads humans in a revolution against their ape-masters. Conan kills a snow-lion.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Conan is in chains for the first time.

Im Schatten des grauen Gottes (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
? [Neukolorierung]
Letters
typeset

Genre
Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Characters
Conan; God Borri Borri; Malachi (death)
Synopsis
Setting: Hyperborean/Brythunian battlefield. Conan converses with God Borri Borri, participates in a great and bloody battle, and kills Malachi.
Reprints

Der Elefantenturm (Table of Contents: 4)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard (Original); Roy Thomas (Adaption)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
? [Neukolorierung]
Letters
typeset

Genre
Fantasy (fantasy-supernatural); Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Characters
Conan; Taurus of Nemedia (intro, death); Yara (intro, death); Yag-Kosha of Yag (intro, death)
Synopsis
Setting: City of Arenjun in Zamora; Conan scales Elephant tower, kills lion & giant spider, and saves Yag-Kosha by killing him at his request.
Reprints
Keywords
Arenjun; City of Thieves; Zamora

Indexer Notes

Adapted from REH's "The Tower of the Elephant"; later also adapted in The Savage Sword of Conan #24 (Marvel) and Conan #20–22 (Dark Horse).

In den Klauen der Tigerin (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colors
? [Neukolorierung]
Letters
typeset

Genre
Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Synopsis
Setting: Zamorian Village; Conan frees villages of Zukala's control, saves Zephra from demon, and defeats Zukala--who disappears with his daughter Zephra.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inspired by REH poem "Zukala's Hour"

Der Sohn des Sets (Table of Contents: 6)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard (Original); Roy Thomas (Adaption)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema; Dan Adkins
Colors
? [Neukolorierung]
Letters
typeset

Genre
Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Characters
Conan; "Son of Set" (a serpent-man, intro, death); Demetrio (intro); Aztrias (intro, death); Dionus (intro, death); Kallian (intro, death); Arus (intro, death); Thoth-Amon
Synopsis
Conan saves Lady Aztrias of Numalia from a pack of wolves. She hires Conan to steal from the wealthy merchant Kallian, who temporarily houses a mysterious bowl from Stygia, said to contain a great treasure. Conan burgles the merchant's house, finds the bowl empty and Kallian dead. The city guard appears and Lady Aztrias accuses him of killing Kallian. The real killer was in the bowl, however: a serpent-man, a big snake with a human head. Conan kills the sepent-man and saves Demetrio. In a vision, Conan sees the Stygian sorcerer Thoth-Amon.
Reprints
Keywords
Nemedia; Numalia

Indexer Notes

Adapted from REH story "The God in the Bowl"; Nick Caputo believes that Dan Adkins inked pages 1-6 and Sal Buscema inked the remainder.

Der Schatz von Lanjau (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Tom Sutton; Tom Palmer
Colors
? [Neukolorierung]
Letters
typeset

Genre
Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Characters
Conan; nameless mercenary (dies); Keepers of the crypt; Jenna; soldiers
Synopsis
Conan comes across the ruins of the ancient city of Lanjau, where he battles a giant lizard. He meets a nameless mercenary and they both decide to work together in order to retrieve the lost treasure of Lanjau. Undead creatures, keepers of the crypt, try to stop them but are defeated by sunlight. An earthquake buries the mercenary, Lanjau and the treasure. Conan comes to a nearby village, where he once again meets Jenna. When soldiers come to arrest him, Conan and Jenna flee village on horse.
Reprints
Keywords
Lost city of Lanjau

Indexer Notes

Nick Caputo believes that Tom Palmer inked pages 3, 9, 10 and 11, with the remainder inked by Tom Sutton.

Der Stier des Anu (Table of Contents: 8)

Conan / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
? [Neukolorierung]
Letters
typeset

Genre
Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Synopsis
Setting: Corinthian city; Conan teams with Burgun in thievery. Burgun is betrayed & hung. Conan avenges his death by killing Aron & a priest. Jenna leaves Conan for Igon. Red Bull is freed and becomes the stars.
Reprints

In den Klauen des roten Priesters (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colors
? [Neukolorierung]
Letters
typeset

Genre
Heroische Fantasy (sword and sorcery)
Characters
Thak [an ape] (villain, introduction, death); Nabonidus (Death); Igon (Death); Jenna; Murilo (introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's "Rogues In the House.";

Die deutsche Veröffentlichung wurde um eine Seite gekürzt. Seite 15 (Splash page) der Original-Story fehlt.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  2. 1. Conan, der Barbar
    Conan
  3. 2. Von Bestien gefangen
    Conan
  4. 3. Im Schatten des grauen Gottes
    Conan
  5. 4. Der Elefantenturm
    Conan
  6. 5. In den Klauen der Tigerin
    Conan
  7. 6. Der Sohn des Sets
    Conan
  8. 7. Der Schatz von Lanjau
    Conan
  9. 8. Der Stier des Anu
    Conan
  10. 9. In den Klauen des roten Priesters
    Conan
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