Savage Tales #3

Published
February 1973
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
None
GCD
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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Conan the Barbarian) Cover, 1 page

"Conan the Barbarian Starring in: A Sword Called... Stormbringer! Mummex ...King of the Mummies. Conan and Elric Battle The Hell-Hordes In Their Quest for The Green Empress of Melnibone."

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Painting
Jeff Jones [as J] (signed)

Reprint history

Based on
Jeff Jones [Savage Tales #3] (1969?)
First print
United States
The Quest of Kadji (Belmont, 1971) #B95-2146 (July 1971)
Untitled (Cover)
Also printed
United States
Quest of the Dark Lady (Belmont, 1976?) # 51101 ([1976?])
Untitled (Cover)
 
Serbia
Marvel Strip (Marketprint, 1982? series) #3 (July 1982)
Untitled (Cover)

Notes

The cover painting is signed underneath the "mpr" in "Empress".

Show/hide 1. A Sword Called Stormbringer (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Michael Moorcock (plot)
James Cawthorn (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colours
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
John Costanza
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #14 (March 1972)
A Sword Called Stormbringer!
Also printed
United States
Giant-Size Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #5 (1975)
A Sword Called Stormbringer!
 
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #5 (September 1987)
A Sword Called Stormbringer!
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
A Sword Called Stormbringer!
 
United States
The Chronicles of Conan (Dark Horse, 2003 series) #3 (2003)
A Sword Called Stormbringer!

Synopsis

Conan saves Zephra's life. He fights against and later with Elric. Conan fights to save Hyborea and Melnibone from Queen Xiombarg.

Show/hide 2. Mummex---King of the Mummies Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror
Job code
T-563

Credits

Art
Don Heck
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Tales to Astonish (Marvel, 1959 series) #8 (March 1960)
Mummex---King of the Mummies!

Synopsis

An archaeologist finds a giant mummy in the Egyptian desert. It rises and searches the tombs and museums of the area, examining several mummies before returning into the desert. The scientist follows it and sees the mummy enter a spaceship and lift-off. It was actually an explorer looking for missing space pilots, who wear mummy-like bandages as protective suits.

Show/hide 3. The Green Empress of Melnibone (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Michael Moorcock (plot)
James Cawthorn (plot)
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Letters
Sam Rosen (pages 1-10)
Denise Wohl ? (uncredited, pages 11-21)
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #15 (May 1972)
The Green Empress of Melnibone
Also printed
United States
Giant-Size Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #5 (1975)
The Green Empress of Melnibone
 
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #6 (October 1987)
The Green Empress of Melnibone
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Green Empress of Melnibone
 
United States
The Chronicles of Conan (Dark Horse, 2003 series) #3 (2003)
The Green Empress of Melnibone

Synopsis

Conan and Elric have an un-easy truce while they ride to the sunken city known as Yagala. Once there they have to face Xiombarg, Prince Gaynor the Damned, Kulan-Gath and Terhali. When their combined power is not enough to defeat them Arkyn must join the fight to help them.

Show/hide 4. Doomsday [Spine Tingling] [No. 7] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Spine Tingling. Weird. Eerie. Macabre. Spine Tingling. On Sale Now 25c. Recommended price only."

Details

Printed
1973
Genre
Horror
More...
Doomsday [Spine Tingling] [No. 7]

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38272

Entry created

  • 12/03/2009

Cover added

  • 13/05/2012

Index completed

  • 12/03/2009

Last updated

  • 10/09/2017