(July 2000)

Marvel, 2000 Series
 
Volume
1
Price
14.95 USD; 21.95 CAD
Pages
530
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Marvel Comics
Brand
Marvel Comics
ISBN
0-7851-0751-7 Search at WorldCat
Barcode
9780785107514 51495
Editing
Polly Watson (reprint editor)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Conan / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
Marie Javins
Letters
typeset

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

[Table of Contents] (Table of Contents: 1)

Conan / table of contents / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
various
Inks
various
Letters
typeset

Characters
Conan

Indexer Notes

Background is various panels from early issues of Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series).

[Conan the Barbarian #1] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
John Verpoorten
Letters
?
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

The Coming of Conan! (Table of Contents: 3)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come with us to the Hyborian Age!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Aesir [Olav (introduction, death)]; Vanir [Volff (introduction, death); Hothar (introduction, death); Gondur (introduction, death)]; Sharkosh (introduction, death); Tara (introduction); Star-Stone Demons; Kull (cameo, introduction)
Synopsis
Conan battles at Vanaheim and sees his future. Tara returns to her dimension.
Reprints
Keywords
Vanaheim

[Conan the Barbarian #2] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Moira; Gha-Kree
Reprints

Lair of the Beast-Men! (Table of Contents: 5)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The giant one is dead...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Kiord; Moira; Zha-Gorr; Har-Lann; Gha-Kree
Synopsis
Conan leads humans in a revolution against their ape-masters. Conan kills a snow-lion. Conan's first time in chains.
Reprints
Keywords
underground city of Brutheim

[Conan the Barbarian #3] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Borri
Reprints

The Twilight of the Grim Grey God! (Table of Contents: 7)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crom's Devils! Who's that?
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Borri; Dunlang (death); Eevin; Malachi (death); King Brian (death); Kormlada; King Tomar (death)
Synopsis
Conan converses with God Borri, participates in a great and bloody battle, and kills Malachi.
Reprints
Keywords
Hyperborean Brythunian battlefield

[Conan the Barbarian #4] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

The Tower of the Elephant! (Table of Contents: 9)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (adaptation); Robert E. Howard (original story)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Torches flare murkily in the Maul.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Taurus (introduction, death); Yara (introduction, death); Yag-Kosha (introduction, death)
Synopsis
Conan scales Elephant tower, kills lion & giant spider, and saves Yag-Kosha by killing him at his request.
Reprints
Keywords
City of Arenjun in Zamora

Indexer Notes

Adapted from REH's "The Tower of the Elephant".

[Conan the Barbarian #5] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Zephra
Reprints

Zukala's Daughter (Table of Contents: 11)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In a pool of its own life's-blood, the sun lies dying...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Zephra; Zukala; Jaggta-Noga
Synopsis
Conan frees villages of Zukala's control, saves Zephra from a demon, and defeats Zukala--who disappears with his daughter Zephra.
Reprints
Keywords
Zamorian village

[Conan the Barbarian #6] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Hajii
Reprints

Devil-Wings over Shadizar (Table of Contents: 13)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Letters
Mike Stevens
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They call her Shadizar the Wicked...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Fafnir (introduction); Blackrat; Jenna (introduction); Nubion; Maldiz; Hajii
Synopsis
In Shadizar, Conan meets the beautiful waitress Jenna. She is however kidnapped by religious fanatics and taken to be sacrificed to the mysterious night god. The god no-one has ever seen is revealed to be a gigantic bat-like creature. Conan saves Jenna from the bat creature, while Jenna in her turn saves Conan from the priestess Hajii. Jenna then steals all his gold and leaves.
Reprints
Keywords
Shadizar the Wicked

[Conan the Barbarian #7] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Demetrio; Aztrias
Reprints

The Lurker Within! (Table of Contents: 15)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (adaptation); Robert E. Howard (original story)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Dan Adkins; Sal Buscema
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Help! Oh Mitra... Mitra... Help!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Demetrio (introduction); Aztrias (introduction, death); Dionus (introduction, death); Kallian (introduction, death); Arus (introduction, death); Thoth-Amon (introduction)
Synopsis
Lady Aztrias betrays Conan. Conan burgles a merchant's building, is accused of murder, fights and kills a serpent-man, saves Demetrios's life and sees Thoth-Amon.
Reprints
Keywords
Nemedian city of Numalia

[Conan the Barbarian #8] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith; John Romita (retouches)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith; John Romita (retouches)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Alterations to Jenna's face.

The Keepers of the Crypt (Table of Contents: 17)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Tom Sutton; Tom Palmer
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Moon-God squints one good eye...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Captain Burgun
Synopsis
Conan battles a giant lizard and Undead creatures. Jenna and Conan flee the village on a horse at the end of the story.
Reprints
Keywords
lost city of Lanjau

[Conan the Barbarian #9] (Table of Contents: 18)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna
Reprints

The Garden of Fear (Table of Contents: 19)

Conan / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Robert E. Howard (original story)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For many a night and day, have they traversed...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Hialmar; Winged One
Synopsis
Conan saves Jenna and kills the sole survivor of an ancient winged race.
Reprints
Keywords
lost valley; man-eating flowers; primitive village; wooly mammoths

Indexer Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's short story "The Garden of Fear".

[Conan the Barbarian #10] (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed); Marie Severin (Kull vignette)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed); Marie Severin (Kull vignette)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Kull
Reprints

Beware the Wrath of Anu! (Table of Contents: 21)

Conan / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well? Speak up, man!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Burgun; Jenna; Aron; Igon; Gorda; Red Bull; Nabonidus
Synopsis
Conan teams with Burgun in thievery. Burgun is betrayed and hung. Conan avenges his death by killing Aron and a priest. Jenna leaves Conan for Igon. Red Bull is freed and becomes the stars.
Reprints
Keywords
Corinthian city

[Conan the Barbarian #11] (Table of Contents: 22)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Thak
Reprints

Rogues in the House (Table of Contents: 23)

Conan / comic story / 34 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's enough entertainment for this night, barbarian.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Igon; Athicus; Murilo (introduction); Sivraj; Ch'Unda; Nabonidus (death); Thak (death)
Reprints

[Conan the Barbarian #12] (Table of Contents: 24)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Ralph Reese
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

The Dweller in the Dark (Table of Contents: 25)

Conan / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho, desert-rat! None may drink of the springs of Zahmahn...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Yulek; Queen Fatima; Yaila
Synopsis
Conan becomes Captain of the royal guard in the small city-state of Zahmahn as well as the lover of Queen Fatima. When the Queen catches Conan with the servant girl Yaila in a delicate situation, she leaves them in the dungeon to be devoured by the Dweller in the Dark. They manage to escape, however, and Conan throws the Queen to the monster. According to tradition, Zahmahn can only be ruled by a female sovereign, so Conan nominates Yaila as the new queen.
Reprints
Keywords
Corinthia; Zahmahn

Indexer Notes

Barry Smith confirmed as inker in letters page of Conan the Barbarian #16.

The Blood of the Dragon! (Table of Contents: 26)

Tales of the Hyborian Age! / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane [as Diverse Hands] (p.1); Tom Palmer [as Diverse Hands] (pp. 2,3,6,7); Bernie Wrightson [as Diverse Hands] (pp.4,5)
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Y'know, Gil, those Conan stories are a blast to do...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Roy Thomas; Gil Kane; Kalligor; Valannus; Hydragon
Synopsis
This story is set in Conan's Hyborian in the kingdom of Aqilonia. Kalligor desires to marry the Baron's daughter and so he rides to kill the Hydragon and win her hand.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Information on who inked what pages from Kevin Nowlan (5/2007).

[Conan the Barbarian #13] (Table of Contents: 27)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Web of the Spider-God (Table of Contents: 28)

Conan / comic story / 22 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; John Jakes (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Kill! Kill him!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Tork; Lea; Sarkon (introduction, death); Thanix (introduction, death); Modar (introduction, death); Omm
Synopsis
Conan is delirious in the desert, Thanix saves his life. Conan fights Omm (giant spider), Tork destroys Yezud and leaves for Shadizar with Lea.
Reprints
Keywords
city of Yezud; desert east of Ophir

[Conan the Barbarian #14] (Table of Contents: 29)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric; Zephra
Reprints

A Sword Called Stormbringer! (Table of Contents: 30)

Conan / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Michael Moorcock (plot); James Cawthorn (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Letters
Jon Costanza [as Jon Costa]
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The grasslands of rocky Koth are green...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric; Zephra; Zukala; Terhali; Xiombarg; Prince Gaynor; Marduk; Kulan-Gath (cameo)
Synopsis
Conan saves Zephra's life, fights against and later with Elric. Conan fights to save Hyborea and Melnibone from Queen Xiombarg.
Reprints
Keywords
Koth grasslands

Indexer Notes

Elric of Melnibone created by Michael Moorcock.

[Conan the Barbarian #15] (Table of Contents: 31)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric
Reprints

The Green Empress of Melniboné (Table of Contents: 32)

Conan / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas; Michael Moorcock (plot); James Cawthorn (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema; Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The road to the Sighing Lake boils with demonic life...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric; Zukala; Zephra (death); Arkyn (introduction); Terhali (death); Kulan-Gath; Xiombarg (death); Prince Gaynor
Synopsis
Conan and Elric have an un-easy truce while they ride to the sunken city known as Yagala. Once there they have to face Xiombarg, Prince Gaynor the Damned, Kulan-Gath and Terhali. When their combined power is not enough to defeat them Arkyn must join the fight to help them.
Reprints
Keywords
Yagala

Indexer Notes

Elric of Melnibone created by Michael Moorcock.

[Conan the Barbarian #16] (Table of Contents: 33)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Atali
Reprints

The Frost Giant's Daughter (Table of Contents: 34)

Conan / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert E. Howard (Original prose story); Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The clangor of the swords has died away...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Hymdul (death); Horsa; Niord; Gorm; Atali; Frost Giants
Synopsis
Conan chases Atali across the snow, slays her two frost giant brothers, and catches her. Her father, Ymir, then takes her from Conan.
Reprints
Keywords
Snowy battlefield

The Sword and the Sorcerers! (Table of Contents: 35)

Starr the Slayer / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith (signed) [as Barry Smith]
Letters
Jean Izzo
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
By all the gods of the Great Abyss!
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Starr; Trull; Morro; Len Carson; O'Neal
Synopsis
Starr the Slayer kills a Wizard, then travels to the 'real' world and kills his writer.
Reprints
Keywords
Zardath

The Hyborian Age of Conan (Table of Contents: 36)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Map of the lands of Hyboria based on a map prepared by Robert E. Howard.

[Conan the Barbarian #17] (Table of Contents: 37)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks
Frank Brunner (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Aala; Vertorix; Gothan
Reprints

The Gods of Bal-Dagoth (Table of Contents: 38)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Ralph Reese
Letters
John Costanza [as Jon Costa]
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A clashing of steel: sound to rival the bellowing of sea-born thunder...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Fafnir; Aala [Kyrie]; Vertorix; Gothan; Ska
Synopsis
Conan saves Kyrie and restores her as the queen of Bal-Sagoth.
Reprints
Keywords
island city of Bal-Sagoth; shi; Vilayet Sea

[Conan the Barbarian #18] (Table of Contents: 39)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Romita
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Aala [Kyrie]
Reprints

The Thing in the Temple! (Table of Contents: 40)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golden trumpets sound a fanfare of harsh triumph...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Fafnir; Aala [Kyrie]; Gothan; Ska; Yezdigerd
Synopsis
Conan and Fafnir slay demons and flee from Bal-Sagoth as a volcano destroys the island. They are picked up in the Sea by Yezdigerd.
Reprints
Keywords
island city of Bal-Sagoth; Vilayet Sea

[Conan the Barbarian #19] (Table of Contents: 41)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

Hawks from the Sea! (Table of Contents: 42)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Dan Adkins (pp 1-9); none (pp 10-20)
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Vilayet Sea: Some men say it is really but a Turanian lake...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Fafnir; Yezdigerd; Balthaz; Kharam-Akkad (introduction); Tarim (flashback)
Synopsis
Conan works for the Turanian military and lays siege to Makkalet. The Legend of the Living Tarim is told. Conan makes an enemy of Balthaz. Fafnir is wounded by a flaming arrow.
Reprints
Keywords
City of Makkalet; ship

[Conan the Barbarian #20] (Table of Contents: 43)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Melissandra; Kharam-Akkad
Reprints

The Black Hound of Vengeance! (Table of Contents: 44)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The aftermath of battle: A time to scramble back aboard...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Melissandra; Kharam-Akkad; Fafnir (death); Yezdigerd; Tarim; Balthaz (death)
Synopsis
Fafnir loses his arm and is thrown overboard by Balthaz to drown. Conan infiltrates the Temple of Tarim and kills a black hound. Conan kills Balthaz and flees Yezdigerd's ship.
Reprints
Keywords
black hound; City of Makkalet; ship; Temple of Tarim

[Conan the Barbarian #21] (Table of Contents: 45)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Morrie Kuramoto

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
Reprints

The Monster of the Monoliths! (Table of Contents: 46)

Conan / comic story / 18 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith (layout); P. Craig Russell [as Craig Russell; Val Mayerik
Inks
Dan Adkins; Sal Buscema; P. Craig Russell [as Craig Russell]; Val Mayerik; Mark Kersey
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The waking sun sends tendrils of faint gold creeping amongst the shadowed spires of beleagured Makkalet.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Melissandra; Kharam-Akkad; Yezdigerd; Balthaz; King Eannatum (introduction); Khurusan (introduction, death); Justin (introduction, death); Xuthltan
Synopsis
Conan is taken captive in Makkalet when he defects from the Turanian army. Conan joins and is betrayed by Makkalet forces. Conan fights a giant toad-god.
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Keywords
Makkalet

[Conan the Barbarian #22] (Table of Contents: 47)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Vulture [Mikhal Oglu]
Reprints

[Conan the Barbarian #23] (Table of Contents: 48)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Vulture [Mikhal Oglu]
Reprints

The Shadow of the Vulture! (Table of Contents: 49)

Conan / comic story / 21 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]; Sal Buscema (page 6)
Inks
Dan Adkins (pages 1-4; 20); Sal Buscema (pages 5-8; 15-19); Chic Stone (pages 9-14)
Letters
Artie Simek (pages 1-2; 9-14); John Costanza (pages 3-8; 15-21)
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A westling wind curls listlessly thru the streets and alleys of the city called Pah-Dishah...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja (introduction); Vulture [Mikhal Oglu] (introduction, death); King Ghannif; Yezdiggerd; Melissandra
Synopsis
Conan delivers a message from Makkalet to Pah-Disha. Red Sonja saves Conan's life twice. Conan kills Mikhal Oglu (vulture) and sends his head to Yezdigerd.
Reprints
Keywords
Makkalet; Pah-Dishah

[Conan the Barbarian #24] (Table of Contents: 50)

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

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (signed)
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja
Reprints

The Song of Red Sonja (Table of Contents: 51)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Makkalet: A city surrounded by hostile swords out of distant Turan.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja; Big Jax (introduction); Eannatum; Melissandra; Kharam-Akkad
Synopsis
Conan and Red Sonja start a bar-fight, bathe in a fountain, scale temple walls, break in and steal a snake-tiara, and fight a magical snake. In the end, Sonja tricks Conan and leaves for Pah-Dishah.
Reprints
Keywords
bar fight; Makkalet; Pah-Disha

[Conan the Barbarian #25] (Table of Contents: 52)

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

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Ralph Reese
Letters
?

Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Kharam-Akkad; Melissandra
Reprints

The Mirrors of Kharam Akkad (Table of Contents: 53)

Conan / comic story / 20 pages (report information)

Script
Roy Thomas (script); Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith] (co-plot)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Sal Buscema; John Severin (pages 4-5)
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Roy Thomas (original editor)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dawn lurks, open-armed, around some dark corner in shadowed Makkalet.
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Eannatum; Yezdiggerd; Melissandra; Kharam-Akkad (death); Tarim; Chumballa Bey; Tuzun Thune (introduction, death); Kull (flashback); Brule (flashback)
Synopsis
Two page Kull flashback; Akkad; Prince Yezdigerd prepares to storm Makkalet.
Reprints
Keywords
City of Makkalet

Indexer Notes

Pages 4 and 5 are based on the Robert E. Howard, King Kull short story "The Mirrors of Tuzun Thune".

[Also available:] (Table of Contents: 54) (Expand) /

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

[Back Cover] (Table of Contents: 55)

Conan / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema
Colors
Marie Javins
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
From out of Earth's dim, forgotten past...
Genre
sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan
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Editing
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Conan
  2. 1. [Table of Contents]
    Conan
  3. 2. [Conan the Barbarian #1]
    Conan
  4. 3. The Coming of Conan!
    Conan
  5. 4. [Conan the Barbarian #2]
    Conan
  6. 5. Lair of the Beast-Men!
    Conan
  7. 6. [Conan the Barbarian #3]
    Conan
  8. 7. The Twilight of the Grim Grey God!
    Conan
  9. 8. [Conan the Barbarian #4]
    Conan
  10. 9. The Tower of the Elephant!
    Conan
  11. 10. [Conan the Barbarian #5]
    Conan
  12. 11. Zukala's Daughter
    Conan
  13. 12. [Conan the Barbarian #6]
    Conan
  14. 13. Devil-Wings over Shadizar
    Conan
  15. 14. [Conan the Barbarian #7]
    Conan
  16. 15. The Lurker Within!
    Conan
  17. 16. [Conan the Barbarian #8]
    Conan
  18. 17. The Keepers of the Crypt
    Conan
  19. 18. [Conan the Barbarian #9]
    Conan
  20. 19. The Garden of Fear
    Conan
  21. 20. [Conan the Barbarian #10]
    Conan
  22. 21. Beware the Wrath of Anu!
    Conan
  23. 22. [Conan the Barbarian #11]
    Conan
  24. 23. Rogues in the House
    Conan
  25. 24. [Conan the Barbarian #12]
    Conan
  26. 25. The Dweller in the Dark
    Conan
  27. 26. The Blood of the Dragon!
    Tales of the Hyborian Age!
  28. 27. [Conan the Barbarian #13]
    Conan
  29. 28. Web of the Spider-God
    Conan
  30. 29. [Conan the Barbarian #14]
    Conan
  31. 30. A Sword Called Stormbringer!
    Conan
  32. 31. [Conan the Barbarian #15]
    Conan
  33. 32. The Green Empress of Melniboné
    Conan
  34. 33. [Conan the Barbarian #16]
    Conan
  35. 34. The Frost Giant's Daughter
    Conan
  36. 35. The Sword and the Sorcerers!
    Starr the Slayer
  37. 36. The Hyborian Age of Conan
    Conan
  38. 37. [Conan the Barbarian #17]
    Conan
  39. 38. The Gods of Bal-Dagoth
    Conan
  40. 39. [Conan the Barbarian #18]
    Conan
  41. 40. The Thing in the Temple!
    Conan
  42. 41. [Conan the Barbarian #19]
    Conan
  43. 42. Hawks from the Sea!
    Conan
  44. 43. [Conan the Barbarian #20]
    Conan
  45. 44. The Black Hound of Vengeance!
    Conan
  46. 45. [Conan the Barbarian #21]
    Conan
  47. 46. The Monster of the Monoliths!
    Conan
  48. 47. [Conan the Barbarian #22]
    Conan
  49. 48. [Conan the Barbarian #23]
    Conan
  50. 49. The Shadow of the Vulture!
    Conan
  51. 50. [Conan the Barbarian #24]
    Conan
  52. 51. The Song of Red Sonja
    Conan
  53. 52. [Conan the Barbarian #25]
    Conan
  54. 53. The Mirrors of Kharam Akkad
    Conan
  55. 54. [Also available:]
  56. 55. [Back Cover]
    Conan
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