The Savage Sword of Conan #2

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
October 1974
Page count
84
Cover price
1.00 USD
Colour
Unknown
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/27851

Credits

Editing
Roy Thomas

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Show/hide Cover Black Colossus (Conan) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Painting
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

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Australia
The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #2 (1979)
Black Colossus
Show/hide 1. pin-up: frontispiece (Conan) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Mike Zeck
Show/hide 2. Black Colossus (Conan) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Shevatas the Thief

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala

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Australia
The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #2 (1979)
Black Colossus

Synopsis

Shevatas the Thief breaks into a long-deserted temple and finds a large amount of treasure.

Notes

Adapted from the short story "Black Colossus" by Robert E. Howard.

Show/hide 3. Part II Hordes of the Veiled One (Conan) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Princess Yasmela; Natohk the Veiled One; Vateeza; General Malthom; Count Thespides; Taurus

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala

Synopsis

Princess Yasmela places Conan in charge of her army and they ride south to meet the army of Natohk.

Notes

Adapted from the short story "Black Colossus" by Robert E. Howard.

Show/hide 4. Part III Chariot of the Man-Demon (Conan) Comic story, 19 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Princess Yasmela; Natohk the Veiled One [Thugra Khotan]; Fahim; Shevatas the Thief; General Malthom; Count Thespides; Katuman

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala

Synopsis

Conan and his army defeat Natohk, but when Natohk takes the princess, Conan is forced to follow Natohk's demonic chariot and destroy the sorcerer.

Notes

Adapted from the short story "Black Colossus" by Robert E. Howard.

Show/hide 5. Chapter 1 Kingdoms of the Dawn (Chronicles of the Sword) Text article, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chronicles of the Sword
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Author
Lin Carter
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Alan Weiss
Joe Staton
Inks
Al Milgrom
Joe Staton
Letters
typeset

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The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #2 (1979)
Chapter I Kingdoms of the Dawn

Notes

The article contains 4 spot illustrations each signed by the artists. The Weiss illustrations is inked by Milgrom.

Show/hide 6. Chapter II (Blackmark) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackmark
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Gil Kane
Archie Goodwin (script
uncredited)
Art
Gil Kane [as GK]
Letters
typeset

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The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #2 (1979)
The Testing of Blackmark Chapter II

Notes

Adapted from Blackmark by Gil Kane (Bantam Books paperback, 1971) and scripted by Archie Goodwin from outlines supplied by Gil Kane. This reprint does not credit Goodwin for his contribution.

Show/hide 7. The Beast from the Abyss (Kull) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kull
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Howard Chaykin
Inks
Russ Heath [as The Crusty Bunkers]
Neal Adams [as The Crusty Bunkers]
Dick Giordano [as The Crusty Bunkers]
Alan Weiss [as The Crusty Bunkers]

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The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #2 (1979)
The Beast from the Abyss

Notes

Adapted from the short story "Black Abyss" by Robert E. Howard and Lin Carter. Crusty Bunkers credits confirmed in the letters page of Savage Sword of Conan #4.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Swords and Scrolls) Letters page, 2 pages

Featuring

Feature
Swords and Scrolls

Credits

Art
Letters
typeset

Notes

Contains inker credtis for the Diverse Hands job in Savage Tales #4 (Neal Adams, Pablo Marcos, Vince Colletta, Frank McLaughlin) and Conan the Barbarian #12 (Gil Kane, Tom Palmer, Berni Wrightson).


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 17809

Cover added

  • 02/05/2018

Index completed

  • 02/05/2018

Last updated

  • 02/05/2018