Conan the Barbarian #118

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
January 1981
Page count
36
Cover price
0.50 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/35034

Credits

Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (editor)
Danny Fingeroth (assistant editor)
Jim Shooter (editor-in-chief)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Valley of Forever Night! (Conan the Barbarian) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Fantasy; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Myya L'rrasleff; the Converted

Credits

Art
John Buscema

Notes

Cover art credits added 2005 by Steven Tice.

Show/hide 1. The Dingo Kids Meet O.J. Simpson (O.J. Simpson) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
O.J. Simpson
Characters
O.J. Simpson; the Dingo Kids

Synopsis

O.J. helps his football team win a game and then compliments the Dingo Kids on their Dingo Boots.

Notes

Kids could get a free autographed photo of O.J. Simpson by sending mail to O.J. Dingo.

Show/hide 2. Valley of Forever Night (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Fantasy; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Hajii (flashback); Night-God (flashback); Garakaa (flashback); Slave-Trader; Erlik [God of Evil and Death] (mentioned); the Converted (die); Rock-Thing (destroyed); "Taloned Death" (dies); People of the Black Jewel [Myya L'rrasleff (dies)]

Credits

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Ernie Chan (finishes)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Colours
George Roussos
Letters
John Costanza

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Conan the Barbarian (Federal, 1984 series) #3 ([October 1984])
Valley of Forever Night

Synopsis

Conan saves Jenna from a swordsman. Jenna is covered with leprosy-like boils. Conan also catches the disease. Conan and Jenna climb mountain, enter castle, and kill alien Myya L'rrasleff which rids them of the disease.

Show/hide 3. Subscribe to 4 Marvel Comics for the Price of 3!! (Fantastic Four) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fantastic Four
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doctor Doom [Victor Von Doom]; Fantastic Four [Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]; Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Willie Lumpkin

Synopsis

Doctor Doom offers subscriptions to four Marvel titles for the price of three. The Fantastic Four suspect that it might be a trap.

Show/hide 4. Captain America in Fury Unleashed! (Captain America; Hostess Fruit Pies) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Captain America; Hostess Fruit Pies
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Captain America [Steve Rogers]; Nick Fury; Trapster [Peter Petruski]; Trapster's Goon

Credits

Pencils
Alan Kupperberg ?
Inks
Bob McLeod ?
Letters
Irving Watanabe

Synopsis

Captain America uses Hostess Fruit Pies to stop Trapster's Goon from killing Nick Fury.

Show/hide 5. No title recorded (The Hyborian Page) Letters page, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Hyborian Page

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Letters of comment from readers Steve Tussey, Napoleon Zivkovic, Kimberly Arber, Phillip Tanis, and Charles David Haskell.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 21635

Entry created

  • 27/02/2019

Cover added

  • 27/02/2019

Index completed

  • 27/02/2019