Conan the Barbarian #8

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
August 1971
Page count
36
Cover price
0.15 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/24426

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Keepers of the Crypt! (Conan) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna

Credits

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
John Romita (alterations)
Inks
Sal Buscema
John Romita (alterations)
Letters
Sam Rosen

Notes

Romita alterations on woman and Sal Buscema inks credit from Nick Caputo via the GCD Error List (29 August 2006).

Show/hide 1. The Keepers of the Crypt (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 19 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; nameless mercenary (dies); Keepers of the crypt; Jenna; soldiers

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Tom Sutton
Tom Palmer
Colours
Mimi Gold
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1975 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
The Keepers of the Crypt
 
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #3 (July 1987)
The Keepers of the Crypt
 
United States
Conan Classic (Marvel, 1994 series) #8 (January 1995)
The Keepers of the Crypt
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Keepers of the Crypt
 
United States
The Chronicles of Conan (Dark Horse, 2003 series) #1 (2003)
The Keepers of the Crypt
From GCD
from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #8.
 
From Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #8 (August 1971).

Synopsis

Conan comes across the ruins of the ancient city of Lanjau, where he battles a giant lizard. He meets a nameless mercenary and they both decide to work together in order to retrieve the lost treasure of Lanjau. Undead creatures, keepers of the crypt, try to stop them but are defeated by sunlight. An earthquake buries the mercenary, Lanjau and the treasure. Conan comes to a nearby village, where he once again meets Jenna. When soldiers come to arrest him, Conan and Jenna flee village on horse.

Notes

coloring credits acknowledged by Barry Windsor-Smith in Spectrum Super Special #3 [2005]. Nick Caputo believes that Tom Palmer inked pages 3, 9, 10 and 11, with the remainder inked by Tom Sutton. Story page count is 20 (numbered) in book, but since pages 12 and 13 are half-pages (shared with adverts), the total comes to 19 pages in this index. In reprints the two halfs are normally joined back into one.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35110

Entry created

  • 24/11/2007

Cover added

  • 10/09/2017

Index completed

  • 10/09/2017

Last updated

  • 10/09/2017