Conan the Barbarian #16

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
July 1972
Page count
36
Cover price
0.20 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
Editing
Stan Lee
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/25271

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Show/hide Cover Night of the Frost-Giants! (Conan the Barbarian) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Colours
Barry Smith

Notes

coloring credits acknowledged by Barry Windsor-Smith in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005]

Show/hide 1. The Frost Giant's Daughter (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Hymdul; Horsa; Niord; Gorm; Atali; Frost Giants

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colours
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Artie Simek

Synopsis

Setting: Snowy battlefield. Conan chases Atali across the snow, slays her two frost giant brothers, and catches her. Her father, Ymir then takes her from Conan.

Notes

Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard; coloring credits acknowledged by Barry Windsor-Smith in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005]

Show/hide 2. The Sword and the Sorcerers! (Starr the Slayer) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Starr the Slayer
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Trull the Wizard; Morro; Starr the Slayer

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colours
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Jean Izzo

Reprint history

First print
United States
Chamber of Darkness (Marvel, 1969 series) #4 (April 1970)
The Sword and the Sorcerers!
Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1972 series) #2 ([October 1972?])
The Sword and the Sorcerers
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Sword and the Sorcerers!

Synopsis

Setting: Zardath. In this early prototype of Conan, Starr the Slayer kills a Wizard, then travels to the present and kills his writer.

Notes

Smith recolored story, as noted in the letters page.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35051

Entry created

  • 21/11/2007

Index completed

  • 10/09/2017

Last updated

  • 10/09/2017