Savage Sword of Conan #1

Dark Horse Comics

United States

Published
December 2007
Page count
548
Cover price
17.95 USD
Colour
Black & white
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/404983

Credits

Editing
Matt Dryer
Ryan Jorgensen

Issue contents Hide all

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

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Painting
Boris Vallejo [as Boris]
Letters
typeset
Editing
Matt Dryer
Ryan Jorgensen

Reprint history

Printed in
from The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #10, with alterations.

Notes

ISBN: 978-1-59307-838-6.

Show/hide 1. Title page, indicia, credits etc. (Conan) Comic story, 5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
{various}
Letters
typeset

Notes

There are various small spot illustrations throughout most of the pages.

Show/hide 2. Untitled (Conan) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
John Buscema (painted)
Colours
John Buscema (originally in colors)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #1, sans titles and trade dress.
Show/hide 3. 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
Robert E. Howard (Original prose story)
Roy Thomas
Art
Barry Windsor-Smith

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #6 (October 1987)
The Frost Giant's Daughter
First print
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #1 (August 1974)
The Frost Giant's Daughter
Also printed
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #16 (July 1972)
The Frost Giant's Daughter
 
Australia
The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #1 ([1978?])
The Frost Giant's Daughter
 
Australia
Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #6 ([1980?])
The Frost Giant's Daughter
 
Australia
The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa, 1982 series) (1982)
The Frost Giant's Daughter
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Frost Giant's Daughter
 
United States
The Chronicles of Conan (Dark Horse, 2003 series) #2 (2003)
The Frost Giant's Daughter

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 Robert E. Howard's short story.

Show/hide 4. Savage Tales #2 (Conan) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
John Buscema (painted)
Colours
John Buscema (originally in colors)

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #2, with alterations.
Show/hide 5. Untitled (Conan) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Art
Pablo Marcos
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from ?
Show/hide 6. Red Nails (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Valeria

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Barry Windsor-Smith

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1975 series) #15 ([June 1977?])
From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #2.

Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's story.

Show/hide 7. Savage Tales #3 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Pablo Marcos
John Romita

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #3, with alterations.
Show/hide 8. The Lurker from the Catacombs (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Barry Windsor-Smith

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #3.

Notes

Part 2 of the adaptation of Robert E. Howard's story "Red Nails".

Show/hide 9. He Comes from the Dark (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Barry Windsor-Smith

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #2.

Notes

Part 3 of the adaptation from Robert E. Howard's story "Red Nails".

Show/hide 10. Savage Tales #4 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Neal Adams

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #4, with alterations.
Show/hide 11. Night of the Dark God (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 21 pages
Show/hide 12. Untitled (Conan the Barbarian) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Pencils
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. The Dweller in the Dark (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 16 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Barry Windsor-Smith

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #4 (May 1974)
From GCD
from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #12.
Show/hide 14. Savage Tales #5 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Ka-Zar; Zabu

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #5.
Show/hide 15. The Secret of Skull River! (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
John Jakes (Plot)
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Jim Starlin
Inks
Al Milgrom

Reprint history

First print
United States
Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #5 (July 1974)
The Secret of Skull River
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!
From GCD
from Savage Tales (Marvel, 1971 series) #5.
Show/hide 16. Savage Sword of Conan #1 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja

Credits

Art
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (painted)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #1.
Show/hide 17. Curse of the Undead-Man (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 18 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Red Sonja

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Pablo Marcos

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #1 (August 1974)
Curse of the Undead-Man
Also printed
Australia
Conan The Barbarian (Newton, 1975 series) #10 (December 1975)
Curse of the Undead-Man
 
Australia
The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #1 ([1978?])
Curse of the Undead-Man
 
Australia
The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa, 1982 series) (1982)
Curse of the Undead-Man
From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #1.

Notes

Adapted from "Mistress of Death" by Robert Howard.

Show/hide 18. Untitled (Conan the Barbarian) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Esteban Maroto
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 19. Savage Sword of Conan #2 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #2.
Show/hide 20. Black Colossus (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 36 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala

Reprint history

First print
United States
Marvel Treasury Edition (Marvel, 1974 series) #15 (1977)
Black Colossus

Notes

Adapted from the Robert E. Howard story.

Show/hide 21. Savage Sword of Conan #3 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Michael Kaluta
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #3.
Show/hide 22. At the Mountain of the Moon-God (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 23 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Pablo Marcos

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #3.
Show/hide 23. Demons of the Summit (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 12 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Tony DeZuniga

Reprint history

First print
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #3 (December 1974)
Demons of the Summit
Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1975 series) #14 ([March 1977?])
Demons of The Summit
 
Australia
The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1978? series) #3 ([1979?])
Demons on the Summit

Notes

Adapted from the Bjorn Nyberg short story.

Show/hide 24. Savage Sword of Conan #4 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (painted)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #4.
Show/hide 25. Iron Shadows in the Moon (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 45 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #4.

Notes

Adapted from the story by Robert E. Howard.

Show/hide 26. Savage Sword of Conan #5 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (painted)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #5.
Show/hide 27. A Witch Shall Be Born (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 54 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Tony DeZuniga [as The Tribe]
? [as The Tribe]

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #5.

Notes

Adapted from the story by Robert E. Howard.

Show/hide 28. Savage Sword of Conan #6 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Pencils
Alex Nino
Inks
Frank Magsino
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #6.
Show/hide 29. The Sleeper Beneath the Sands (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Sonny Trinidad

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #6.
Show/hide 30. People of the Dark (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 30 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Alex Nino

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #6.

Notes

Adapted from the story by Robert E. Howard.

Show/hide 31. Untitled (Conan the Barbarian) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Jeff Jones
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 32. Savage Sword of Conan #7 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Boris Vallejo (painted)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #7.
Show/hide 33. The Citadel at the Center of Time (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 44 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #7.
Show/hide 34. Savage Sword of Conan #8 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Frank Brunner
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #8.
Show/hide 35. The Forever Phial (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Tim Conrad

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #8.
Show/hide 36. Corsairs Against Stygia (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 13 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Yong Montano

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #8.

Notes

Adapted from Robert E. Howard's story "The Hour of the Dragon".

Show/hide 37. Death Song of Conan the Cimmerian (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Jess Jodloman

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #8.

Notes

Adapted from a story by Lin Carter.

Show/hide 38. Savage Sword of Conan #9 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (painted)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #9.
Show/hide 39. The Curse of the Cat-Goddess (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 15 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Pablo Marcos

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #9.
Show/hide 40. Savage Sword of Conan #10 (Conan the Barbarian) Cover reprint (on interior page), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Art
Boris Vallejo [as Boris] (painted)
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #10.
Show/hide 41. Conan the Conqueror (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 58 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
? [as The Tribe]

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #10.
Show/hide 42. In the mid-1970s... (Conan the Barbarian) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Painting
Boris Vallejo
Letters
typeset

Reprint history

From GCD
from Savage Sword of Conan, The (Marvel, 1974 series) #9 [detail from cover]
from Savage Sword of Conan, The (Marvel, 1974 series) #6 [detail from the Alex Nino story]

Notes

ISBN: 978-1-59307-838-6.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 46268

Cover added

  • 06/06/2010

Index completed

  • 01/10/2012