Conan Saga #6

Marvel Comics

United States

Published
October 1987
Page count
68
Cover price
2.00 USD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/129902

Credits

Editing
Mike Higgins

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Art
Barry Windsor-Smith
Colours
Barry Windsor-Smith
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Conan) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Barry Windsor-Smith
Show/hide 2. Untitled (Conan) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric

Credits

Art
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Letters
Barry Windsor-Smith
Show/hide 3. The Green Empress of Melnibone (Conan; Elric of Melnibone) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan; Elric of Melnibone
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Elric (guest star); Zukala; Zephra (Death); Arkyn (introduction); Arioch (villain, introduction); Terhali (Death); Kulan-Gath; Xiombarg (Death); Prince Gaynor the Damned

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
John Costanza

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #15 (May 1972)
The Green Empress of Melnibone
Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #3 ([February 1973?])
The Green Empress of Melnibone
 
United States
Giant-Size Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #5 (1975)
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.

Notes

Elric of Melnibone created by Michael Moorcock.

Show/hide 4. Untitled (Conan) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Barry Windsor-Smith
Show/hide 5. The Frost Giant's Daughter (Conan) Comic story, 12 pages
Show/hide 6. Untitled (Conan) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Barry Windsor-Smith
Show/hide 7. Hawks from the Sea! (Conan) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Kharam-Addad; Fafnir

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
John Costanza

Synopsis

Conan works for Turanian military and lays seige to Makkalet. The Legend of the Living Tarim is told. Conan makes enemy of Balthaz. Fafnir is wounded by flaming arrow.

Show/hide 8. The Sword and the Sorcerers! (Starr the Slayer) Comic story, 7 pages

Featuring

Feature
Starr the Slayer
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Starr the Slayer

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Barry Windsor-Smith
Letters
Jean Izzo

Notes

Starr was a pre-cursor to Conan.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 39252

Entry created

  • 10/09/2017

Cover added

  • 10/09/2017

Index completed

  • 10/09/2017

Last updated

  • 10/09/2017