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Issue Details

Issue #5
Published July 1974
Cover Price 0.75 USD
Pages 68
Editing Roy Thomas

Cover Details

Genre sword and sorcery
Pencils Neal Adams
Inks Neal Adams
Reprinted in Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #11

20 page Conan story "The Secret of Skull River"

Genre sword and sorcery; jungle
Script John Jakes; Roy Thomas
Pencils Jim Starlin
Inks Al Milgrom
Notes Adapted from a plot by John Jakes.
Reprinted in Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #64 (July 1976); in Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #10

8 page Brak story "Spell of the Dragon"

Script Dan Adkins; John Jakes
Pencils Dan Adkins; Val Mayerik
Inks Joe Sinnott
Reprinted from Chamber of Chills (Marvel, 1972 series) #2 (January 1973)

16 page Ka-Zar story "The Legend of the Lizard Men!"

Characters Ka-zar; Iranda (Villain, Introduction, Death); Lizard Men (Introduction); Zabu; Lowani
Synopsis When Ka-Zar goes in search of missing women and men from a local village, he finds the woman, Iranda and the Lizard Men. She takes him to her castle where he sees one of the missing women. When he tries to rescue her, the Lizard Men attack him. He is barely able to escape but when he does, he takes Iranda's crown with him. With her crown gone, at moonrise her enchantment wears off and she becomes a Lizard being. After she dies, her enchantments fade and the Lizard Men turn back into the missing warriors from the village.
Genre Jungle
Script Stan Lee
Pencils John Buscema
Inks John Buscema
Letters Artie Simek
Notes This story takes place after the story in Savage Tales #1 and before the story in Astonishing Tales #8. Some of the dialogue was altered from the original story.
Reprinted from Astonishing Tales (Marvel, 1970 series) #9 (December 1971) [with altered dialogue]