Conan the Barbarian #1

Published
April 1984
Page count
68
Cover price
0.99 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Federal Comics Presents
GCD
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Show/hide Cover The Coming of Conan (Conan the Barbarian) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Art
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (original editor)
Danny Fingeroth (original assistant editor)
Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #132 (March 1982)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. The Coming of Conan (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 19 pages
Show/hide 2. The Ring of Rhax (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery; fantasy
Characters
Conan; wench; Picts (several die); wine seller (dies); King Jukas (dies); Queen (dies); Aged One; brigand (dies); Set (behind the scenes); farmer; thief (dies); Beast (dies); Rhax the Unconquerable (dies)

Credits

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Gil Kane (breakdowns)
Ernie Chan (finished art)
Inks
Ernie Chan
Letters
John Morelli
Editing
Louise Jones (original editor)
Danny Fingeroth (original assistant editor)
Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #131 (February 1982)
The Ring of Rhax

Synopsis

Conan is tricked by the wine merchant into taking the Ring of Rhax. A "wench" that Conan meets tries it on and gets burdened with the ring. Conan and the "wench" encounter Rhax, eventually freeing themselves when Rhax and his Beast die.

Show/hide 3. Games of Gharn (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Gharn; Mira; Palla Jhet; Jhara-An (dies); Loka (dies); Uras of Tholeus (dies); Roc (dies)

Credits

Script
Bruce Jones
Pencils
Gil Kane (breakdowns)
Danny Bulanadi (finished art)
Inks
Danny Bulanadi
Letters
Janice Chiang (pages 1-17), John Morelli (pages 18-31)
Editing
Louise Jones (original editor)
Danny Fingeroth (original assistant editor)
Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #132 (March 1982)
"Games of Gharn"

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 47878

Entry created

  • 23/12/2010

Cover added

  • 03/09/2015

Index completed

  • 29/05/2011

Last updated

  • 27/02/2019