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Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond comic books

  • Issue #5NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 5NDS

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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. "Zukala's Daughter." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Frank Giacoia. 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. Windsor-Smith cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #6NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 6NDS

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. "Devil-Wings Over Shadizar." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema. First appearance of Fafnir and Blackrat. Windsor-Smith cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #9NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 9NDS

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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. Last 15-cent issue. "The Garden of Fear." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith, inks by Sal Buscema. Adapted from the non-Conan story by Robert E. Howard. Windsor-Smith cover. Cover price $0.15.

  • Issue #14NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 14NDS

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. 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 #15NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 15NDS

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. 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. Letter to the editor from artist William Stout. Windsor-Smith cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #16NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 16NDS

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Frost Giant's Daughter." Script by Roy Thomas, art by Barry Windsor-Smith. 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. New Windsor-Smith cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #17NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 17NDS

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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Gods of Bal-Sagoth." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Ralph Reese. 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. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #18NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 18NDS

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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. "The Thing in the Temple." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Gil Kane, inks by Dan Adkins. 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. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #19NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 19NDS

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. "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.) Fafnir appearance. Windsor-Smith cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #22NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 22NDS

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    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. 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. Also in this issue: previously unpublished Windsor-Smith pin-up. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #23NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 23NDS
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    • Label #0202513011

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. 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. Adapted from the non-Conan story by Robert E. Howard featuring a female warrior, "Red Sonya." Gil Kane cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #24NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 24NDS
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    • Paper: Off white
    • Slab: New, unblemished
    • "National Diamond Sales" insert.
    • Label #1473125008
    • This is a consignment item. A 3% buyer's premium ($5.25) will be charged at checkout. It has been graded by MyComicShop's experienced graders.

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. First full Red Sonja story, "The Song of Red Sonja." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith. 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.) Windsor-Smith cover. Cover price $0.20.

  • Issue #25NDS
    Conan the Barbarian (1970) National Diamond 25NDS

    National Diamond Sales Advertisement Insert Variant. "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). 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. Gil Kane cover pencils, Ralph Reese cover inks. Cover price $0.20.