The Chronicles of Conan #15 - The Corridor of Mullah-Kajar and Other Stories
(July 2008)

Dark Horse, 2003 Series
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Volume
15
Price
16.95 USD
Pages
204
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Dark Horse Books
Brand
Dark Horse Books [facing left]
ISBN
978-1-59307-971-0 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9781593079710 51695
Editing
Philip R. Simon
Color
Color
Dimensions
17 cm x 26 cm
Paper Stock
Cardstock cover; Coated stock
Binding
Perfect Bound
Publishing Format
collected edition

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Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

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John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
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Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

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John Buscema
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John Buscema
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Conan

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Table of Contents (Table of Contents: 5)

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John Buscema
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Neal Adams
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Conan

Barbarian Dreams (Table of Contents: 6)

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J. M. DeMatteis
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was an age undreamed of-

The Crawler in the Mists! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Neal Adams
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Rasto
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Crawler in the Mist! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
Len Wein; J. M. Dematteis
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Neal Adams (finished art); John Buscema (additional art)
Inks
Neal Adams; John Buscema (additional art)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Michael Higgins [as Marv Bullpen]; Irving Watanabe [as Marv Bullpen]; ? [as Marv Bullpen]

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It begins with a sibilant challenge and an undulating whinney of equine terror, here in the eastern deserts of Corinthia...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Rasto; M'najj
Synopsis
Conan is bitten by a poisonous snake. Rasto binds Conan for a slave, but Conan defeats him. They enter the desert ghost city of Kamalla and fight M'najj, a sorcerer from another world in the shape of a slug.
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In the Lair of Mullah-Kajar! (Table of Contents: 10)

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John Buscema
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John Buscema
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Genre
fantasy-supernatural; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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The Corridor of -- Mullah-Kajar (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
Larry Hama
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Richard Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A soft night wind blows out of the desert and wafts through the streets of Zamboula...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Mullah-Kajar; Red Sonja (illusion)
Synopsis
Conan infiltrates a temple to rescue a Turanian ambassador and his wife.
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The Valley of Forever Night! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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John Buscema
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John Buscema
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?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Myya L'rrasleff; the Converted
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Valley of Forever Night (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
John Costanza

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A garbled shriek intrudes upon the night's stillness, here in southwestern Shem... intruding, too, upon the bleak reveries of a steel-eyed Cimmerian wanderer...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Hajii (flashback); Night-God (flashback); Garakaa (flashback); Myya L'rrasleff
Synopsis
Conan saves Jenna from a swordsman. Jenna is covered with leprosy-like boils, and Conan also catches the disease.
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A Voice from the the Past! (Table of Contents: 16)

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John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
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?
Letters
?; typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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The Voice of One Long Gone (Table of Contents: 17)

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

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema (pp. 1, 3, 6, 11); Bob McLeod (remaining pages)
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The fulsome curse of Myya L'Rrasleff is ended and, with its passing the mood in this Shemitish town has shifted from dark despair -- to days of besotted jubilation that borders on madness.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Bakkhai; Drogin; Ravenna; Yag-Kosha (illusion); Thak (illusion); BĂȘlit (illusion)
Synopsis
Conan encounters his grandfather, Drogin, who should be dead.
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When the God of Death Beckons, Even Heroes Must Fall! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

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John Buscema
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John Buscema
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Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Vonndhar; Conan; Jenna
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The Hand of Erlik! (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
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John Buscema
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Richard Parker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
On a winding road in southwestern Shem, a cloudless day of simple beauty suddenly becomes a... ...nightmare!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Jenna; Conan; Vonndhar; Agaarn; Orawk; Okkan; Moretto; Erlik
Synopsis
Conan meets Vonndhar, a human warrior given immortality by Erlik, the god of death, and Vonndhar has come to judge if Jenna is to live or die.
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To Slay a Goddess! (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
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Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; the Goddess of Mreead-zza
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The Price of Perfection (Table of Contents: 23)

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

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns); Bob McLeod (finished art)
Inks
Bob McLeod
Colors
George Roussos
Letters
Michael Higgins

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crom's bones! You women of Khorshemish know how to show a travel-weary wanderer a good time!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan [Kalna-Fakir]; Jenna (flashback); Thugra Khotan (flashback); General Imbalayo (flashback); Atreah; Princess Prem; King Pragma; Siddhia; Goddess of Mreead-zza
Synopsis
Princess Prem entraps Conan and gives him amnesia, then tells Conan he is her husband Kalna-Fakir.
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Attack of the Midnight Monster! (Table of Contents: 25)

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

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Rich Buckler
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Rich Buckler
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Letters
Danny Crespi ?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Thoth-Amon; Slave of the Ring
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Prologue (Table of Contents: 27)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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Roy Thomas
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John Buscema
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Yong Montano
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Know, o' prince, that between the years when the oceans drank Atlantis and the gleaming cities, and the years of the rise of the sons of Aryas, there was an age undreamed-of...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; BĂȘlit; King Numedides
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Indexer Notes

Prologue to the main story.

The Phoenix on the Sword! (Table of Contents: 28)

Conan the Barbarian / comic story / 31 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (adaptation); Robert E. Howard (original)
Pencils
Vicente Alcazar
Inks
Yong Montano
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Letters
Jim Novak

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's right -- go into the night, you creatures of the night!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Ascalante; Rebel Four [Baron Dion; Gromel; Rinaldo; Volmana]; Thoth-Amon; Conan; General Prospero; Slave of the Ring [Midnight Monster]; Epemitreus the Sage; Kull (illusion); Publius; Pallantides
Synopsis
Ascalante works with the Rebel Four to kill King Conan.
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Indexer Notes

Adapted from REH's "The Phoenix On the Sword".

Broken into two parts, the second is titled "Ring of Evil!".

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Afterword on "The Phoenix on the Sword" (Table of Contents: 30)

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Roy Thomas
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Although Conan's creator, Robert E. Howard, liked to claim that the Cimmerian basically just took possession of him, so that for a long period of time he couldn't write about anything else...

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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. Barbarian Dreams
  8. 7. The Crawler in the Mists!
    Conan the Barbarian
  9. 8. Crawler in the Mist!
    Conan the Barbarian
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. In the Lair of Mullah-Kajar!
    Conan the Barbarian
  12. 11. The Corridor of -- Mullah-Kajar
    Conan the Barbarian
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. The Valley of Forever Night!
    Conan the Barbarian
  15. 14. Valley of Forever Night
    Conan the Barbarian
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. A Voice from the the Past!
    Conan the Barbarian
  18. 17. The Voice of One Long Gone
    Conan the Barbarian
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  20. 19. When the God of Death Beckons, Even Heroes Must Fall!
    Conan the Barbarian
  21. 20. The Hand of Erlik!
    Conan the Barbarian
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
  23. 22. To Slay a Goddess!
    Conan the Barbarian
  24. 23. The Price of Perfection
    Conan the Barbarian
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
  26. 25. Attack of the Midnight Monster!
    Conan the Barbarian
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
  28. 27. Prologue
    Conan the Barbarian
  29. 28. The Phoenix on the Sword!
    Conan the Barbarian
  30. 29. [no title indexed]
  31. 30. Afterword on "The Phoenix on the Sword"
  32. 31. [no title indexed]
  33. 32. ["Also from Dark Horse"]
  34. 33. [no title indexed]
  35. 34. ["Following a legendary writer like Roy Thomas was no easy task, but J. M. DeMatteis (Justice League, Spider-Man, Moonshadow) found himself doing just that..."]
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