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  • Issue #1
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 1
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    • CGC Serial #0114596002
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    Cover pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by John Verpoorten. First comic book appearance and origin of Conan. The Coming of Conan!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Dan Adkins; Conan battles at Vanaheim and sees his future; Tara returns to her dimension 1st comic book appearance of Kull (cameo). The letters page contains a map of Conan's world of the Hyborian Age drawn by Windsor-Smith (based on Robert E. Howard's own version) and a short essay on The World of Conan. 32 pgs. Cover price: $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 2
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Lair of the Beast-Men!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; Conan leads humans in a revolution against their ape-masters; Conan kills a snow-lion; Conan's 1st time in chains. Letters to the editor from writers Harlan Ellison, Dick Lupoff, August Derleth, and Ted White; comics historians Don and Maggie Thompson; and Glenn Lord. The letters page reprints the Hyborian Age map from Conan 1. 36 pgs. Cover price: $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 3
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    • CGC Serial #0176436008
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. The Twilight of the Grim Grey God!; script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; setting: Hyperborean/Brythunian battlefield; Conan converses with God Borri Borri, participates in a great and bloody battle, and kills Malachi; adapted from the non-Conan story, The Grey God Passes by Robert E. Howard. Rumored to have had lower distribution in some areas. The letters page reprints the Hyborian Age map from Conan 1. 36 pgs. Cover price: $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #4
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 4
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. The Tower of the Elephant!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; setting: City of Arenjun in Zamora; Conan scales Elephant tower, kills lion & giant spider, and saves Yag-Kosha by killing him at his request; adapted from the story by Robert E. Howard. 36 pgs. Cover price: $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #5
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 5
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Zukala's Daughter, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Frank Giacoia; setting: Zamorian Village; Conan frees villages of Zukala's control, saves Zephra from demon, and defeats Zukala--who disappears with his daughter Zephra; this story, though published in issue 5, was actually the third drawn by Windsor-Smith (following 1 and 2, but before 3 and 4); adapted from the poem "Zukala's Hour" by Robert E. Howard. The letters page reprints the Hyborian Age map from Conan 1. 36 pgs. Cover price: $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 6
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Devil-Wings Over Shadizar, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; setting: Shadizar the Wicked; Conan kills bat-like creature worshipped as a god; Jenna saves Conans life & steals his gold; first appearance of Fafnir and Blackrat. 32 pgs. Cover price: $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #7
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 7
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. The Lurker Within!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; setting: Nemedian city of Numalia; Lady Aztrias betrays Conan. Conan burgles a merchant's building, is accused of murder, fights & kills a serpent-man, saves Demetrios's life and sees Thoth-Amon; adapted from the story The God in the Bowl by Robert E. Howard. 36 pgs. Cover price: $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #8
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 8

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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith and John Romita (re-touches). The Keepers of the Crypt, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Tom Sutton and Tom Palmer; setting: Lost city of Lanjau; Conan battles a giant lizard & Undead creatures; Jenna & Conan flee village on horse at end of story; adapted from a synopsis by Robert E. Howard. The letters page reprints the Hyborian Age map from Conan 1. 36 pgs. Cover price: $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #9
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 9

    Last 15-cent issue. Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Last 15-cent issue. The Garden of Fear, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; setting: primitive village & lost valley with Wooly Mammoths & man-eating flowers; Conan saves Jenna & kills sole survivor of ancient winged race; adapted from the non-Conan story by Robert E. Howard. 36 pgs. Cover price: $0.15. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #10
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 10

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    Giant-size issue. Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith and Marie Severin (Kull vignette). Giant-size issue. Beware the Wrath of Anu!, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; 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. 5-page King Kull back-up, The King and the Oak, adapting the poem by Robert E. Howard; breakdowns by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin. Reprint: Men of the Shadows!, script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely (from The Black Knight 5, April 1956). Letter to the editor from Gerald W. Page (editor of Witchcraft and Sorcery Magazine). Cover price: $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #11
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 11

    Giant-size issue. Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Giant-size issue. Rogues in the House starring Thak [an ape] (villain, introduction), Nabonidus, Igon, Jenna, and Murilo (introduction), script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; adapted from Rogues In the House by Robert E. Howard. Letter to the editor from cartoonist Fred Hembeck. Windsor-Smith cover. Cover price: $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #12
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 12

    First 20-cent cover price. Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Vince Colletta. First 20-cent cover price. The Dweller in the Dark, script by Roy Thomas, art by Barry Windsor-Smith; setting: Corinthinan city of Zahmahn; Conan becomes Fatima's lover; Fatima throws Conan & Yaila to monster in dungeon; Conan escapes, throws Fatima to monster and makes Yaila the new Queen. This story was originally intended for Savage Tales 2 before it was canceled (the first time). The art was altered so that it would pass the Comics Code and published here. See Savage Tales 4 for the original, unaltered version. (The muddy reprint in Conan Saga 5 is from the altered version.) Back-up story, The Blood of the Dragon, script by Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Kane, Tom Palmer, and Berni Wrightson. Cover price: $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #13
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 13
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Web of the Spider-God, plot by John Jakes, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; setting: desert east of Ophir & city of Yezud; Conan is delirous in desert, Thanix saves his life; Conan fights Omm (giant spider), Tork destroys Yezud and leaves for Shadizar with Lea. 36 pgs. Cover price: $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #14
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 14
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. First comic book appearance of Elric of Melnibone in A Sword Called Stormbringer, plot by Michael Moorcock and James Cawthorn, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; setting: Koth grasslands; Conan saves Zephra's life, fights against and later with Elric; Conan fights to save Hyborea and Melnibone from Queen Xiombarg. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #15
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 15
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    • CGC Serial #1024316001
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Elric guest-stars in The Green Empress of Melnibone, plot by Michael Moorcock and James Cawthorn, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema; 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. Letter to the editor from artist William Stout. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #16
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 16
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. The Frost Giant's Daughter, script by Roy Thomas, art by Barry Windsor-Smith; setting: Snowy battlefield; Conan chases Atali across the snow, slays her two frost giant brothers, and catches her; Her father, Ymir then takes her from Conan. This story originally appeared in Savage Tales 1, but for its publication here Windsor-Smith added another page (a new splash page), and some panels and dialogue were altered for Comics Code approval. Back-up reprint story: The Sword and the Sorcerers (from Chamber of Darkness 4), script by Roy Thomas, art by Windsor-Smith. Also in this issue: a full-page reprint of the Hyborian Age map from Conan 1. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #17
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 17

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    Cover art by Gil Kane and Frank Brunner. The Gods of Bal-Sagoth, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ralph Reese; setting: Ship in the Vilayet Sea, Island city of Bal-Sagoth; Conan saves Kyrie and restores her as queen of Bal-Sagoth.Adapted from the non-Conan (Turlogh O'Brien) story by Robert E. Howard; Fafnir appearance. Letter to the editor from comic writer Marc DeMatteis. The letters page also contains the nominations for the 1971 Shazam awards (the Academy of Comic Book Arts, or the ACBA). Kane cover pencils, Frank Brunner cover inks. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #18
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 18

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    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by John Romita. The Thing in the Temple, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Dan Adkins; setting: Island city of Bal-Sagoth in Vilayet Sea; Conan & Fafnir slay demons and flee from Bal-Sagoth as a volcano destroys the island; They are picked up in the Sea by Yezdigerd; adapted from the non-Conan story, The Gods of Bal-Sagoth by Robert E. Howard; Fafnir appearance. Letter to the editor from Ted White (editor of Amazing, Fantastic). Kane cover pencils, John Romita Sr. cover inks. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #19
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 19

    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Hawks From the Sea, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks (pages 1-9) by Dan Adkins. (Pages 10-20 were reproduced directly from the pencils); setting: Ship, City of Makkalet; Conan works for Turanian military and lays seige to Makkalet; Legend of the Living Tarim is told; Conan makes enemy of Balthaz; Fafnir is wounded by flaming arrow. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #20
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 20
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. The Black Hound of Vengeance, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Dan Adkins; setting: Ship, City of Makkalet; 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. The letters page reprints the Hyborian Age map from Conan 1. The page also announces the winners of the 1971 Academy of Comic Book Arts. (Best Continuing Feature, Conan the Barbarian; Best Individual Story, "Snowbirds Don't Fly" by Denny O'Neil and Neal Adams from Green Lantern 85; Best Dramatic Penciler, Neal Adams; Best Dramatic Inker, Dick Giordano; Best Writer, Roy Thomas.) 32 pgs.Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #21
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 21

    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. The Monster of the Monoliths, script by Roy Thomas, breakdowns by Barry Windsor-Smith, pencils by Craig Russell and Val Mayerik; inks by Dan Adkins and Sal Buscema; setting: Makkalet; Conan is taken captive in Makkalet when he defects from the Turanian army; Conan joins and is betrayed by Makkalet forces; Conan fights giant toad-god; adapted in part from the story "The Black Stone" by Robert E. Howard. Letters to the editor from Dean Mullaney (Eclipse Comics) and comics artist Duffy Vohland. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #22
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 22
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. Despite the new Barry Windsor-Smith cover, this issue actually reprints The Coming of Conan from issue 1, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Windsor-Smith, inks by Dan Adkins; setting: Vanaheim, Conan battles at Vanaheim and sees his future; Tara returns to her dimension. Also in this issue: previously unpublished Windsor-Smith pin-up. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #23
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 23
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    Cover art by Gil Kane. First appearance of Red Sonja in The Shadow of the Vulture, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Wmith, inks by Sal Buscema, Dan Adkins, and Chic Stone; setting: Pah-Dishah, Makkalet; Conan delivers message from Makkalet to Pah-Disha; Red Sonja saves Conan's life twice; Conan kills Mikhal Oglu (vulture) and sends his head to Yezdigerd; adapted from the non-Conan story by Robert E. Howard featuring a female warrior, Red Sonya. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #24
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 24
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    • CGC Serial #1106181002
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    Cover art by Barry Windsor-Smith. First full Red Sonja story, The Song of Red Sonja, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith; setting:Makkalet; 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; at the end Sonja tricks Conan, and leaves for Pah-Disha; the Red Sonja story continues in Savage Sword of Conan 1. Final Windsor-Smith art on this title. The art in this issue (at least on page 8, and perhaps elsewhere) was altered without Windsor-Smith's approval. See Marvel Treasury Edition 15 or Savage Sword of Conan 82 for the original version. (The reprint in Conan Saga 8 contains the altered version). In the letters column, Roy Thomas responds and announces Barry Smith's final departure as Conan the Barbarian artist; Incidentally, Roy's responses to R. Benitz and Keith Taylor are mistakenly transposed.32 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #25
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 25

    Cover pencils by Ralph Reese (layout) and Gil Kane (finished art), inks by Ralph Reese. The Mirrors of Kharam-Akkad, script by Roy Thomas, co-plot by Barry Windsor-Smith, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Sal Buscema and John Severin (pages 4-5); setting: City of Makkalet; Two page Kull flashback; Akkad; Prince Yezdigerd prepares to storm Makkalet; guest appearances by Kull and Brule the Spear-Slayer; the Kull appearance is based on a Kull story, The Mirrors of Tuzun Thone," by Robert E. Howard. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #26
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 26

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    Cover pencils by John Romita (layout) and John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. The Hour of the Griffin, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: City of Makkalet; The Living Tarim dies, Prince Yezdigerd storms Makkalet, Conan & Chumballa Bey save Queen Melissandra, King Eannatum dies. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #27
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 27

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. The Blood of Bel-Hissar, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Castle Bel-El-Shaithan; First appearance Turgohl (the mute) and Suwaan of Khitai; Conan drinks drugged wine; adapted from the non-Conan story "The Blood of Belshazzar" by Robert E. Howard. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #28
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 28

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. Moon of Zembabwei, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: rain forest; M'gorah dies; Thutmekri wounded (unknown if he dies or not); Conan saves Helgi by killing Zemba (an Ape-God); adapted from the non-Conan story, "Moon of Zembabwei by Robert E. Howard. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #29
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 29

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. Two Against Turan, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: City of Aghrapur; Conan kills Eithriall (a.k.a. Ormraxes) and many others; Conan joins the Turanian Army of King Yildiz; adapted from the non-Conan story, "Two Against Tyre," by Robert E. Howard. 32 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #30
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 30

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan. The Hand of Nergal, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Battlefield & City of Yaralet; Conan fights in the Turanian army against the legions of Munthassem Khan; Conan rides off with Hildico in epilogue; adapted from the story by Robert E. Howard and Lin Carter. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #31
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 31

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane and John Romita (shadow re-pencilled), inks by John Romita. The Shadow in the Tomb, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Hilly Countryside; Conan fights in the Turanian army against the Hill-Men; Conan fights his shadow; Nice twist at end--pay attention to the sword in the last panel. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #32
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 32

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan. Flame Winds of Lost Khitai, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Conan spies for the Turanian army; adapted in part from the Prester John novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell W. Page. The letters page notes that Conan the Barbarian won the 1972 Academy of Comic Books Arts for Best Comic Magazine. For other winners, see the listing in Tomb of Dracula 14. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #33
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 33

    Cover art by Herb Trimpe and John Romita (re-touches). Death and 7 Wizards, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Conan spies for the Turanian army; adapted in part from the Prester John novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell W. Page. Letter to the editor from comic writer Ralph Macchio. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #34
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 34

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan. The Temptress in the Tower of Flame, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Khitai city of Wan Tengri; Conan spies for the Turanian army, kills Shamash (the terrible), incites civil-war in Wan Tengri and frees the princess of Wan Tengri; adapted in part from the Prester John novel "Flame Winds" by Norvell W. Page. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #35
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 35

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]. The hell-Spawn of Kara-Shehr, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; Conan battles a demon in the desert west of Khitai and goes to the Lost city of Kara-Shera; adapted from the non-Conan story, "Fire of Asshurbanipal" by Robert E. Howard. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #36
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 36

    Cover layout by John Romita Sr., pencils and inks Ernie Chan. Beware of the Hyrkanians Bearing Gifts, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Turan capital city of Aghrapur; Conan returns to Aghrapur and saves King Yildiz from a stone golem; Conan and Amytis are romantically involved. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 10 (Luke Cage, Power Man). 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #37
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 37

    Last 20-cent issue. Cover art by Neal Adams. Last 20-cent issue. The Curse of the Golden Skull, script by Roy Thomas, art by Neal Adams; setting: Northen wastes of the Hill-men & city with crystal tower; Conan & Juma fight a giant slug & rescue Yolinda from Rotath; 3-page prologue introduces Rotath; adapted from the non-Conan story by Robert E. Howard. First comic book appearance of Juma, a character by Lin Carter and L. Sprague De Camp. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 8 (Captain America by Buscema). 36 pgs. Cover price $0.20. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #38
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 38

    First 25-cent issue. Cover pencils by Gil Kane and John Romita (alterations), inks by Ernie Chan and John Romita (alterations). First 25-cent issue. The Warrior and the Were-Woman, script by Roy Thomas, art by John Buscema; setting: Turan capital of Aghrapur & surrounding countryside; Amytis betrays Conan; Conan kills Gimil-Ishbi; Conan fights Lilitu the were-woman; Conan leaves the Turan Army; adapted from the non-Conan story "The House of Arabu" by Robert E. Howard. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 30 (the Grey Gargoyle by Jack Kirby). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #39
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 39

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan. The Dragon From the Inland Sea, script by Roy Thomas, art by John Buscema; setting: Desert & city of Keshaan; Conan defeats a crocodile-dragon, saves Rachella and restores Ben-Hussal as ruler of Keshaan. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 72 (the Lizard). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #40
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 40

    Cover pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Ernie Chan. The Fiend From the Forgotten City, script by Michael Resnick and Roy Thomas, pencils by Rich Buckler, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Desert & lost city of Ababenzzar; Conan fights a giant devil and saves Alonia (a.k.a goddess Ishtar). Reprint back-up story (from Journey Into Mystery 45): The Changeling!, script by Stan Lee, art by Steve Ditko. Letter to the editor from artist Ken Meyer,Jr. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 31. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #41
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 41

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan. The Garden of Life and Death, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: Oasis of Shar-Al-Tjinn; Conan saves & kills Zhadorr; Conan fights a man-eating tree & kills Phandar; Yar Ali & Haak-Shi die. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 91 (Hela the Goddess of Death by Buscema). 36 pgs. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #42
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 42

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ernie Chan. Night of the Gargoyle, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as Ernie Chua]; setting: City of Thieves in Zamora; Conan fights a gargoyle & saves Arlinna; adapted from the non-Conan story The Purple Heart of Erlik by Robert E. Howard; Story continues in Savage Sword of Conan 1. Letter to the editor from Deam Mullaney (Eclipse Comics). The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 24 (the Falcon by Sal Buscema). Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #43
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 43

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Dan Adkins. Red Sonja returns in Tower of Blood, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Ernie Chan [as "Ernie Chua]; setting: Desert & valley with a tower; Conan saves Red Sonja (twice); Conan & Red Sonja are captured by Uathacht & Morophla; adapted from the story by David A. English. Parts of the story continue from Savage Sword of Conan 1. Letter to the editor from comic artist Bill Blyberg. The letterspage also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 55 (Medusa by Buscema). 36 pgs. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #44
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 44

    Cover art by John Buscema. Red Sonja guest-stars in Of Flame and the Fiend, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Neal Adams and others (as "The Crusty Bunkers"); setting: valley with tower; Afterlings save Conan & Red Sonja; On last page, Red Sonja knocks out Conan with rock and goes her own way; adapted from the story "Tower of Blood" by David A. English. The letters page contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 71 (the Vision by Buscema). 36 pgs. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #45
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 45

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Neal Adams and Crusty Bunkers. The Last Ballad of Laza-Lanti, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Neal Adams and others (as "The Crusty Bunkers"); setting: Shadizar the Wicked & Dark Valley; Conan & Laza-Lanti kill monster called Lord of Dark Valley; Timara & Laza-Lanti commit suicide. Includes poetry to Robert E. Howard. The letters page lists the winners of the 1973 Academy of Comic Book Arts (Best Comic Magazine, Swamp Thing; Best Writer, Archie Goodwin; Best Dramatic Penciler, Berni Wrightson; Best Dramatic Inker, Dick Giordano; Best Individual Dramatic Story, "Song of Red Sonja" by Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith from Conan 24; Best Dramatic Short Story, "The Himalayan Assignment" by Archie Goodwin and Walt Simonson; Best Humor Writers Stu Schwartzberg and Steve Skeates; Best Humor Penciler, Marie Severin; Best Humor Inker, Ralph Reese; Best Humor Short Story, "The Gourmet" by Steve Skeates and Berni Wrightson). 36 pgs. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #46
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 46

    Cover art by John Buscema and John Romita (alterations). The Curse of the Conjurer, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Joe Sinnott; setting: Border kingdom of Sfanol; Conan saves Stefanya; adapted from the novel "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner F. Fox. Letters to the editor from Dean Mullaney (Eclipse Comics) and (novelist?) Nancy Collins. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #47
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 47

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Tom Palmer. Goblins in the Moonlight, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Dan Adkins; setting: Western border wastelands; Conan saves Zoqqanor by fighting hobgoblins; adapted from the novel "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner F. Fox. Reprint back-up story, Sanctuary, script and art by Wally Wood. Also in this issue: an essay on Conan's origin by Fred Blosser, and a pin-up of young Conan by Tim Conrad. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #48
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 48

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Dick Giordano. The Rats Dance at Ravengard, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Dick Giordano and Dan Adkins; setting: Western border wastelands; Flashback story of 15 year old Conan achieving manhood; Conan is captured by Torkal Moh; adapted from the novel "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner F. Fox. Red Sonja back-up story, Episode, script by Thomas, pencils by Buscema, inks by Giordano. Continues from Savage Sword of Conan 1. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #49
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 49

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Neal Adams. Wolf-Woman, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Dick Giordano; setting: Western border wastelands & Castle Ravengard; Conan & Lupalina Invade Castle Ravengard & rescue Stefanya; Conan wounds Torkal Moh (unknown if he dies); adapted from the novel "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner F. Fox. Letters to the editor from Dean Mullaney (Eclipse Comics) and writer Frank Lovece. The letters page also contains Marvel Value Stamp series A # 80 (the Ghost Rider). 36 pgs. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #50
    Conan the Barbarian (1970 Marvel) 50

    Cover pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Klaus Janson. The Dweller in the Pool, script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Dick Giordano; setting: Castle Ravengard & Alkarion; Conan battles a giant green creature; Gwineer & Themas Herklar die; adapted from the Belmont novel "Kothar and the Conjurer's Curse" by Gardner F. Fox. 36 pgs. Cover price $0.25. Cover price $0.25.