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Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 1
    • Foxing.
    • Staple rust.
    • 1/8" Spine split. Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    First full comic book appearance of Kull (he has a cameo in Conan the Barbarian 1 and a 7-page story in Creatures on the Loose 10). "A King Comes Riding." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Ross Andru, inks by Wally Wood. First appearance of Brule the Spear-Slayer. Adapted in part from "The Shadow Kingdom," "By This Axe I Rule," and "Exile of Atlantis" (Kull stories by creator Robert E. Howard). Cover pencils by Ross Andru and Sal Buscema; cover inks by Marie Severin. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #2
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 2
    • Staple rust.

    Last 15-cent issue. Cover pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin. "The Shadow Kingdom," script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin; When Kull rose to the throne of Valusia, ambassador Ka-Nu of the Picts informed him of the existence of the Serpent-Men; Brule was tasked with exposing the Serpent-Men living in the City of Wonders; The search was concentrated in court, where Serpent-Men posed as Tu, other councilors, and Red Slayers; One Serpent-Man was found in the guise of Kull himself; The real Kull slaughtered the exposed Serpent-Men. The center of their power in the royal castle was found to be a chamber where king Eallal was slain 1000 years before the reign of Kull. Story continued in Monsters on the Prowl 16. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #3
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 3

    First 20-cent issue. "The Death-Dance of Thulsa Doom." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin. The story continues from Monsters on the Prowl 16. John Severin cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #4
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 4

    "The Night of the Red Slayers." Story by Roy Thomas, John Jakes, and Gerry Conway; pencils by Marie Severin; inks by John Severin. John Severin cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #5
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 5
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.

    "A Kingdom by the Sea." Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin. John Severin cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #6
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 6
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Cover detached at one staple.

    "The Lurker Beneath the Earth." Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin. John Severin cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #7
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 7

    "Delcardes' Cat." Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin. Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard. John Severin cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #8
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 8

    "Wolfshead." Script by Len Wein, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin. Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard. John Severin cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #9
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 9
    • Interior complete. Near spine split (taped). Cover detached. Water damage.

    "The Scorpion God." Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by John Severin. Adapted from the short story "Swords of the Purple Kingdom" by Robert E. Howard. John Severin cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #10
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 10
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.10) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Label #1497647008

    "Swords of the White Queen." Script by Gerry Conway, pencils by Marie Severin, inks by Frank Chiaramonte. Marie Severin cover pencils, John Severin cover inks. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #11
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 11

    "King Kull Must Die!" Script by Roy Thomas, art by Michael Ploog. Kull origin retold. Adapted from the story "By This Axe I Rule" by Robert E. Howard. Ploog cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #12
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 12
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.57) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0804883005

    "Moon of Blood." Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Michael Ploog, inks by Sal Buscema (pages 1-10) and John Romita Sr. (pages 11-15). Ploog cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #13
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 13
    • INCOMPLETE. Marvel Value Stamp has been removed. Slightly interrupts art and story.
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($2.53) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: Off white to white
    • Slab: Minor side edge crack
    • Label #0993755012

    "Torches From Hell." Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Michael Ploog, inks by Al Milgrom. Ploog cover. Marvel Value Stamp. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #14
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 14

    "The Black Belfry." Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Michael Ploog, inks by Jack Abel. Jim Starlin cover. Marvel Value Stamp. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #15
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 15
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($1.71) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Label #0153979028

    "Wings of the Night Beast." Script by Steve Englehart, pencils by Michael Ploog, inks by Ernie Chan (as "Ernie Chua"). Story continued in Kull and the Barbarians 2. Gil Kane cover pencils, Tom Palmer cover inks. Marvel Value Stamp. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #16
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 16

    Cover pencils by Ed Hannigan. "The Tiger in the Moon," script by Roy Thomas and Doug Moench, pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Yong Montano; Kull leaves Atlantis and reminisces about his adventures; He calls down the Woman in the Moon who gives him glimpses of his future; King Borna, Brule, Ka-Nu, and Thulsa Doom appear via flashback. "Special Introductory Note by Roy Thomas" The Thurian Chronicles feature; text by Thomas plus map of The Thurian Continent in the Time of King Kull. Captain America and the Red Skull ad for Hostess Twinkies. GI Joe Super Adventure Team ad. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #17
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 17

    The Thing from Emerald Darkness - Written by Doug Moench. Art by Alfredo Alcala and Ed Hannigan. Cover pencils by Gil Kane. When strikes the Kraken! Savagery vs. sorcery...in a world beyond time! Plus: A map of Kull's home continent in the 1-page "The Thurian Continent in the Time of King Kull" with script by Roy Thomas and illustration by Marie Severin. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #18
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 18

    The Keeper of Flame and Frost! - Written by Doug Moench. Art by Ed Hannigan and Alfredo Alcala. Cover by Pablo Marcos. The barbarian king -- alone against a monster spawned in Hell! Also: Spider-Man and the Fly in a Hostess Twinkies ad with art by Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #19
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 19

    Cover art by Marie Severin. "The Crystal Menace!", script by Doug Moench, pencils by Ed Hannigan, inks by Alfredo Alcala; Kull and his troop pursue the wizard Khornah, who keeps them at bay with his mystic gemstone. Khornah calls for a crystal warrior, Shemenon, to battle Kull; Kull seems doomed until Khornah is confronted by the wizard Sarna, an old enemy of Kull's; Kareesha explains the wizard's conflict, and sets Kull and his party on the path to Hell to right some wrongs; Sarna awaits Kull to fulfill his vengeance for his prior defeat at Kull's hands. The Incredible Hulk and the Green Thumb ad for Hostess Fruit Pies. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #20
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 20

    The Hell Beneath Atlantis! - Written by Doug Moench. Art by Ed Hannigan and Alfredo Alcala. Cover by Marie Severin. "Back, you hellspawn! Back down to the devil you serve! So says King Kull!" It's a stairway to Satan! Also: Spider-Man in the Hostess Cupcakes ad "The Champ" with art by George Tuska and Mike Esposito. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #21
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 21

    City of the Crawling Dead - Written by Don Glut. Art by Ernie Chan and Rick Hoberg. Cover by Gil Kane. King Kull in heated battle in the city of the crawling dead! Also: "Captain America and the Sore Sir's Apprentices" ad for Hostess Cupcakes with art by Sal Buscema and Frank Giacoia. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #22
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 22

    Talons of the Devil-Birds - Written by Don Glut. Art by Ernie Chan and Yong Montano. Cover by Ernie Chan and Rudy Nebres. Valka help them! No mortal blade can slay this bird of prey...and its touch is death! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #23
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 23

    Demon Shade! - Written by Don Glut. Art by Ernie Chan and Yong Montano. Cover by Ernie Chan and Rudy Nebres. King Kull's axe cleaves right through the shadow-beast...but its grip can crush him like a fallen leaf! 32 pages, full color. Final 30c cover-priced issue. Cover price $0.30.

  • Issue #24
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 24

    Screams in the Dark - Written by Don Glut. Art by Ernie Chan and Dino Castrillo. Cover by Ernie Chan and Alfredo Alcala. Out of time-lost Atlantis comes the greatest, most savage warrior-king ever! 32 pages, full color. First 35c cover-priced issue. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #25
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 25

    A Lizard's Throne - Written by Don Glut. Art and Cover by Ernie Chan and Rudy Nebres. Kull the Destroyer takes on...the thing in the dungeon! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #26
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 26

    Into Death's Dimension - Written by Don Glut. Art and Cover by Ernie Chan and Rudy Nebres. Kull the Destroyer! From Atlantis he comes -- to battle for a throne! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #27
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 27

    The World Within - Written by Don Glut. Art by Ernie Chan and Ricardo Villamonte. Cover by Ernie Chan and Rudy Nebres. Gasshga -- the man-monster from the world below! Kull the Destroyer was a king in his own world, but here in Gasshga's, he shall be naught but...a corpse! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #28
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 28
    • Signed by artist Ernie Chan with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    The Creature and the Crown! - Written by Don Glut. Art and Cover by Ernie Chan. Featuring the spine-tingling return of...Thulsa Doom! Also: "Spider-Man Meets the Home Wrecker" ad for Hostess Fruit Pies with art by Sal Buscema and Joe Sinnott. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #29
    Kull the Conqueror (1971 1st Series) 29

    To Sit the Topaz Throne! - Written by Don Glut. Art by Ernie Chan and Ricardo Villamonte. Cover by Ernie Chan. Is this Kull's last battle? Don't miss Kull the Destroyer taking on Thulsa Doom in this epic final issue! Also: Letters page note by Roy Thomas. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.35.