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/1734368

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"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
? (photo)
Colours
? (photo)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

First print
Dans un Monde Inconnu (Presses Pocket, 1974 series) #820 ([1974?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Blood of the Dragon (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane [as Diverse Hands] (Page 1)
Tom Palmer [as Diverse Hands] (Page 2,3,6,7)
Bernie Wrightson [as Diverse Hands] (Page 4,5)
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

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

Synopsis

This story is set in Conan's Hyborian in the kingdom of Aqilonia. Kalligor desires to marry the Baron's daughter and so he rides to kill the Hydragon and win her hand.

Show/hide 2. Greed Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense; science fiction
Job code
E-854

Credits

Art
Pete Tumlinson
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
Astonishing (Marvel Comics, 1951 series) #36 (December 1954)
Greed!

Synopsis

A researcher receives telepathic signals from evil Martians, now long dead, who want him to build a machine that will allow them to cross space and conquer Earth. The gold that he gets through the machine as payment is now molten and buries him.

Show/hide 3. Nightmare (Doctor Strange) Comic story, 11 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Strange
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Script
Jim Lawrence
Dan Adkins (co-plot)
Art
Dan Adkins
Letters
Al Kurzrok
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
Strange Tales (Marvel Comics, 1951 series) #164 (January 1968)
Nightmare!

Synopsis

Hurling through the void of space, Strange sees a vision of Victoria Bentley, surrounded by machinery. He lands on a jungle planet inhabited by savage, monstrous creatures. Strange finds an underground cavern, and inside it, an elaborate machine, from which emits a mental challenge. Yandroth, Scientist Supreme, claims to have unlocked the "inner-most secrets of the cosmos", and intends to make Victoria his queen-- to rule many planets, including, eventually, Earth. Strange refuses to depart, and realizes a challenge of science vs. magic awaits him…

Show/hide 4. To Dream-- Perchance to Die (Doctor Strange) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Doctor Strange
Genre
Fantasy-Supernatural

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Dan Adkins
Letters
Irving Watanabe
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

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

Synopsis

Battle against Nightmare within the mind of the Ancient One.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 2719

Entry created

  • 27/08/2005

Cover added

  • 16/06/2017

Index completed

  • 10/09/2017

Last updated

  • 10/09/2017