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Elric (1983) comic books

  • Issue #1
    Elric (1983) 1
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($3.60) will be charged at checkout.
    • Paper: White
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • Label #0269204004

    Cover by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. "Out of the dreaming city". Part 1 of 6. Story by Roy Thomas, adapting the novel Elric of Melnibone by Michael Moorcock. Art by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. Prince Yyrkoon, cousin of Elric believes he should be on the throne of Melnibone, not Elric. While he plots, Elric and his lover Cymoril take a trip to the beach, where Elric dreams of the past, and fears for the future. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #2
    Elric (1983) 2

    Cover by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. "Welcome to the domain of Dr. Jest". Part 2 of 6. Story by Roy Thomas, adapting the novel Elric of Melnibone by Michael Moorcock. Art by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. Chief interrogator Dr. Jest gains information on an impending surprise attack on Melnibone by the Young Kingdoms of the south, allowing it to be expelled by Elric and his war force. The downside is that Elric is left extremely weakened, vulnerable, and alone with his sworn enemy Yyrkoon. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #3
    Elric (1983) 3

    Cover by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. "Untitled". Part 3 of 6. Story by Roy Thomas, adapting the novel Elric of Melnibone by Michael Moorcock. Art by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. An attempt by Yyrkoon to drown Elric at sea fails, leading Elric to take revenge. When Yyrkoon uses sorcery to escape, taking Cymoril with him, Elric is forced to swear service to the chaos lord Arioch for the power and information needed to get them back. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $2.50.

  • Issue #4
    Elric (1983) 4

    Cover by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. "The ship which sails over land and sea". Part 4 of 6. Story by Roy Thomas, adapting the novel Elric of Melnibone by Michael Moorcock. Art by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. Deals with chaos gods give Elric the power to track down Yyrkoon. He is able to win the battle, but Yyrkoon escapes through the Shade Gate, leaving Cymoril ill in the grips of a spell only he can break. All or which sends Elric into a murderous rage. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #5
    Elric (1983) 5

    Cover by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. "Through the shade gate". Part 5 of 6. Story by Roy Thomas, adapting the novel Elric of Melnibone by Michael Moorcock. Art by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. Plunging through the Shade Gate in pursuit of his cousin, Elric knows he must retrieve the twin swords Stormbringer and Mournblade first. Once through the gate, he meets Rackhir the Red Archer who will assist him in exchange for passage home. Together they brave the Dark Marshes and arrive at a forbidding monument. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.50.

  • Issue #6
    Elric (1983) 6

    Cover by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. "At last Stormbringer". Part 6 of 6. Story by Roy Thomas, adapting the novel Elric of Melnibone by Michael Moorcock. Art by P. Craig Russell and Michael T. Gilbert. Each in possession of one of the twin Dark Swords, Elric and Yyrkoon meet in battle. Even if he wins though, Elrics troubles may be just beginning. For the sword he has chosen, Stormbringer, has desires of it's own. While the elder gods Elric had to deal with to complete his journey have their own plans for humanity, and may not have humanitys best interests at heart. 32 pages. Full color. Cover price $1.50.