The Chronicles of Conan #14 - Shadow of the Beast and Other Stories
(March 2008)

Dark Horse, 2003 Series
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Volume
14
Price
16.95 USD
Pages
172
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
978-1-59307-899-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781593078997 51695
Editing
Matt Dryer

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Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
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Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Indexer Notes

From page 12, panel 3, of A Devil in the Family!

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credits, title page / 1 page (report information)

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Letters
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illustration / 1 page (report information)

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Inks
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Characters
Conan

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credits, title page / 2 pages (report information)

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Letters
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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

table of contents / 1 page (report information)

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Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
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Letters
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Characters
Conan

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illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
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The Moon-Eaters of Darfar! (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Diana of Nemedia; Shubba; Thutmekri; Maat-Neb; Erfu
Synopsis
Conan and Diana flee Darfari savages and meet with Thutmekri.
Reprints
Keywords
Darfari; Kush; Sukhmet city

Sons of the Bear God! (Table of Contents: 8)

Conan / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Erfu; Niord
Synopsis
Conan and Erfu are forced into grasslands by Shemites. Conan finds dwarves have enslaved Aesirs (including Niord).
Reprints
Keywords
Grass Sea of Buryat

Indexer Notes

Part 1 of an adaptation of the short story, "Sons of the Bear God" by Norvell W. Page.

Beware the Bear of Heaven! (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Bob Sharen
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Erfu; Niord; Visimar; King Aosoka; Tossa the Golden
Synopsis
Conan is captured by dwarves, taken to the city, fights and kills a giant bear.
Reprints
Keywords
Aesgaard; Grass Sea of Buryat; Throne of the Heaven-Bear; White Pyramid

Indexer Notes

Part 2 of an adaptation of the short story, "Sons of the Bear God" by Norvell W. Page.

Cimmerian -- Against a City! (Table of Contents: 10)

Conan / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Tossa the Golden; Erfu; Mardoric; King Aosoka; Thanamund
Synopsis
Tossa and Erfu plot against Conan.
Reprints
Keywords
Grass Sea of Buryat

Indexer Notes

Part 3 of an adaptation of the short story, "Sons of the Bear God" by Norvell W. Page.

Buryat Besieged! (Table of Contents: 11)

Conan / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos ?
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Niord; King Aosoka; Thanamund; Tossa the Golden; Erfu
Synopsis
Conan frees Niord and his men from the lotus drugging.
Reprints
Keywords
Grass Sea of Buryat; Hidden Dwarven City

Indexer Notes

Part 4 of an adaptation of the short story, "Sons of the Bear God" by Norvell W. Page.

A Devil in the Family! (Table of Contents: 12)

Conan / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Christy Marx (plot); Roy Thomas (plot, script)
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Erfu; Moraga; Naj
Synopsis
Erfu is hurt in attack by Stygians and Conan summons a wood witch to heal him.
Reprints
Keywords
Akkharia

The Shadow of the Beast! (Table of Contents: 13)

Conan / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
Glynis Wein
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Roy Thomas

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Zebel; Conan; Tamris; Kagal; Shallam; Caldix
Synopsis
Kagal takes Tamris from Conan by force and flees.
Reprints
Keywords
City of Akkharia; gambling; ruins

Indexer Notes

Adapted from the story by Robert E. Howard.

A War of Wizards! (Table of Contents: 14)

Conan / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Zukala; BĂȘlit; Red Sonja; Othbaal; Elysia; Karanthes; King Sumuabi; Jaggta-Noga
Synopsis
Conan captures and brings Karanthes to Zukala in exchange for bringing BĂȘlit back to life.
Reprints
Keywords
City of Akkharia

Indexer Notes

Note in the credits "Acknowledging the Special Contributions of Cindy Ward, Cat Yronwode, Danette Couto".

End of an Era (Table of Contents: 15)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Table of Contents
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. The Moon-Eaters of Darfar!
    Conan
  9. 8. Sons of the Bear God!
    Conan
  10. 9. Beware the Bear of Heaven!
    Conan
  11. 10. Cimmerian -- Against a City!
    Conan
  12. 11. Buryat Besieged!
    Conan
  13. 12. A Devil in the Family!
    Conan
  14. 13. The Shadow of the Beast!
    Conan
  15. 14. A War of Wizards!
    Conan
  16. 15. End of an Era
  17. 16. ["Conan"]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
  19. 18. ["Conan faces his most arduous adventure yet as he matches his wits and brawn against the very forces of nature itself - no small task, even for a man who's done battle with wizards, otherworldly beasts, and ancient gods."]
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