Savage Tales #5

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
July 1974
Page count
68
Cover price
0.75 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/27580

Credits

Editing
Roy Thomas

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Conan) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Ka-zar; Zabu

Credits

Painting
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1975 series) #11 ([June 1976?])
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Secret of Skull River (Conan) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery; jungle
Characters
Conan; Hanuman (giant); Naia; Thuribald; Sophos; Anaximander; Grandall

Credits

Script
John Jakes
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Al Milgrom

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales Annual (KG Murray, 1978?) #16 ([1978?])
The Secret of Skull River!
 
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #10 (February 1988)
The Secret of Skull River!
 
United States
Savage Sword of Conan (Dark Horse, 2007 series) #1 (December 2007)
The Secret of Skull River!
From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #5 (July 1974)
 
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #5.

Synopsis

Conan is hired by a village to stop the sorcerer that has poisoned their water supply.

Notes

Adapted from a plot by John Jakes.

Show/hide 2. Spell of the Dragon (Brak) Comic story, 8 pages
Show/hide 3. The Legend of the Lizard Men! (Ka-Zar) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Ka-Zar
Genre
Jungle
Code
633Z
Characters
Ka-zar; Iranda (villain, introduction, death); Lizard Men (introduction); Zabu; Lowani

Credits

Script
Stan Lee
Art
John Buscema
Letters
Artie Simek

Reprint history

First print
United States
Astonishing Tales (Marvel, 1970 series) #9 (December 1971)
The Legend of the Lizard Men!
Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1975 series) #10 ([March 1976?])
Legend of the Lizard Men

Synopsis

When Ka-Zar goes in search of missing women and men from a local village, he finds the woman, Iranda and the Lizard Men. She takes him to her castle where he sees one of the missing women. When he tries to rescue her, the Lizard Men attack him. He is barely able to escape but when he does, he takes Iranda's crown with him. With her crown gone, at moonrise her enchantment wears off and she becomes a Lizard being. After she dies, her enchantments fade and the Lizard Men turn back into the missing warriors from the village.

Notes

This story takes place after the story in Savage Tales #1 and before the story in Astonishing Tales #8. Some of the dialogue was altered from the original story.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35081

Entry created

  • 23/11/2007

Index completed

  • 09/09/2017

Last updated

  • 09/09/2017