Conan the Barbarian #3

Published
October 1984
Page count
68
Cover price
0.99 AUD; 1.25 NZD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
Federal Comics Presents

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Show/hide Cover When the God of Death Beckons, Even Heroes Must Fall! (Conan the Barbarian) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Art
John Buscema
Letters
typeset
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) #120 (March 1981)
When the God of Death Beckons Even Heroes Must Fall! (Cover)
Show/hide 1. Valley of Forever Night (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Fantasy; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Hajii (flashback); Night-God (flashback); Garakaa (flashback); Slave-Trader; Erlik [God of Evil and Death] (mentioned); the Converted (dies); Rock-Thing (destroyed); "Taloned Death" (dies); People of the Black Jewel [Myya L'rrasleff (dies)]

Credits

Script
J. M. DeMatteis (credited)
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns, credited)
Ernie Chan (finishes, credited)
Inks
Ernie Chan (credited)
Letters
John Costanza (credited)
Editing
Louise Simonson [as Louise Jones] (original editor)
Danny Fingeroth (original assistant editor)
Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief, credited)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #118 (January 1981)
Valley of Forever Night

Synopsis

Conan saves Jenna from a swordsman. Jenna is covered with leprosy-like boils. Conan also catches the disease. Conan and Jenna climb mountain, enter castle, and kill alien Myya L'rrasleff which rids them of the disease.

Show/hide 2. The Voice of One Long Gone (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Fantasy; sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Drogin; Ravenna; Yag-Kosha (illusion); Devil-Beast of Yergal (illusion); Thak (illusion); Belit (illusion)

Credits

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
John Buscema (pp. 1, 3, 6, 11)
Bob McLeod (remaining pages)
Colours
George Roussos
Letters
Joe Rosen
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) #119 (February 1981)
The Voice of One Long Gone
Show/hide 3. The Hand of Erlik! (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jenna; Vonndhar (dies); the Black Legion (flashback); Valusian King (flashback); King Akhirom (mentioned); Agaarn (dies); Orawk (dies); Okkan (dies); Commorian soldiers (flashback); Pelishtian soldiers; Erlik [God of Evil and Death]

Credits

Script
J. M. DeMatteis
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Bob McLeod
Letters
Rick Parker [as Richard Parker]
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) #120 (March 1981)
The Hand of Erlik!

Synopsis

Conan meets Vonndhar-a human warrior given immortality by Erlik. Vonndhar has come to judge if Jenna is to live or die. Vonndhar give his life for Jenna, who is ungrateful. Disgusted, Conan leaves Jenna and sets out solo.

Show/hide 4. Stars & Rockers [Coming soon!] Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Stars & Rockers. Coming Soon! Another great Federal Super Special!"

Details

Printed
1984 to 1985
More...
Stars & Rockers [Coming soon!]

Notes

This magazine was also published by the Federal Publishing Company. A later variation of this advertisment states "on sale now".


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 47880

Entry created

  • 10/12/2013

Cover added

  • 03/09/2015

Index completed

  • 07/04/2019

Last updated

  • 07/04/2019