Savage Tales #5

Published
October 1974
Page count
52
Cover price
0.30 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
This Publication is Rated M for the Mature Reader
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1175823

Credits

Editing
, editor

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled Cover, 1 page

"The Blood of the Dragon. The Coming of… Doctor Strange Master of the Mystic Arts Nightmare… The Monarch of Magical Menace Returns"

Featuring

Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Art
, photographer
Text
, typeset

Reprint history

First print
France
Dans un Monde Inconnu (Presses Pocket, 1974) #820 ([1974?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Savage Tales Contents Table of contents, 1 page

Credits

Art
, line art (illustration)
Text
, typeset
Show/hide 2. The Coming of… Dr. Strange (Doctor Strange) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Strange
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Doctor Strange [Stephen Strange]; Ancient One; Baron Mordo

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter [credited]
Art
Dan Adkins, line art [credited]
Text
Artie Simek, letterer [credited]
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor [credited]

Reprint history

First print
United States
Doctor Strange (Marvel, 1968 series) #169 (June 1968)
The Coming of... Dr. Strange

Synopsis

Stephen Strange seeks out the Ancient One in Himalayas in hope of a cure for his damaged nerves. He discovers that Mordo, a pupil of the Ancient One, is plotting to kill his teacher. Strange warns the Ancient One and then asks to study the mystic arts.

Notes

Origin of Doctor Strange.

Show/hide 3. The Blood of the Dragon (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Roy Thomas; Gil Kane; Kalligor; Valannus; Hydragon

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
Art
Gil Kane, line art
 
, inker [as Diverse Hands] (Page 1)
 
Tom Palmer, inker [as Diverse Hands] (Page 2,3,6,7)
 
Bernie Wrightson, inker [as Diverse Hands] (Page 4,5)
Text
Artie Simek, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #12 (December 1971)
The Blood of the Dragon
Also printed
United States
Giant-Size Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #5 (1975)
The Blood of the Dragon!
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Blood of the Dragon

Synopsis

Kalligor desires to marry the Baron's daughter and so he rides to kill the Hydragon and win her hand.

Notes

This story is set in Conan's Hyborian in the kingdom of Aqilonia.

Show/hide 4. Greed.... Comic story, 2 pages

Credits

Writing
, scripter
Art
Tony Tallarico, line art [signed as Anthony Tallarico]
Text
, letterer
Editing
Al Fago, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Thing (Charlton, 1952 series) #12 (February 1954)
Greed

Synopsis

Lord Branding wants to know all of his ancestors and conjures them to appear before him. In the end a mutant gorilla springs at him.

Show/hide 5. Nightmare, the Monarch of Magical Menace Returns! (Doctor Strange) Comic story, 19 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Strange
Genre
Superhero
Characters
Dr. Strange; Yandroth [Scientist Supreme]; Victoria Bentley (cameo)

Credits

Writing
Roy Thomas, scripter
Art
Dan Adkins, line art
Text
Irv Watanabe, letterer
Editing
Stan Lee, original Editor

Reprint history

First print
United States
Doctor Strange (Marvel, 1968 series) #170 (July 1968)
To Dream-- Perchance to Die!
Also printed
United States
Marvel Treasury Edition (Marvel, 1974 series) #6 (1975)
To Dream-- Perchance to Die!

Synopsis

Doctor Strange battle against Nightmare within the mind of the Ancient One.

Notes

The first page of this story has been removed, including the title 'To Dream-- Perchance to Die!' and credits. Irv Watanabe was originally credited as 'Irving Watanabe'.

Show/hide 6. Look for These Exciting Comics [Sport Magazine] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Look for these exciting comics at your favourite bookstall. Climax Adventure Comic 11, The Fastest Gun Western 1, Devil Doone Adventure Comic 44, Ringo 19."

Details

Printed
1972 to 1973
Genre
Adventure; Western
More...
Look for These Exciting Comics [Sport Magazine]

Notes

These four series were initially published with the Colour Comics logo on the cover, but the publisher listed is Sport Magazine on the interior.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2719

Entry created

  • 27/08/2005

Cover added

  • 16/06/2017

Index completed

  • 10/09/2017

Last updated

  • 31/10/2019