Conan the Barbarian #5

Published
March 1985
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
Marvel Australian Edition
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/1077462

Credits

Editing
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Show/hide Cover Untitled (Conan the Barbarian) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jonnwalli; Dukenrik; Boatman

Credits

Pencils
John Buscema (signed)
Inks
Terry Austin (signed)
Editing
Louise Jones (original editor)
Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #125 (August 1981)
Untitled
Show/hide 1. Rock Video Advertisement, 1 page

"…A new monthly magazine in touch with today's rock generation… Australia's only music video magazine.""

Details

Printed
1985
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Rock Video

Notes

This magazine was (probably) produced by The Federal Publishing Company.

Show/hide 2. The Witches of Nexxx (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Characters
Conan; Jonnwalli; Dukenrik; Murilo; Lady Yvonna; Atreah (corpse); Witches of Nexxx [Kreean; Greemoir]; Okniragg the Brythunian; Liirix; Jonnwalli's mother (dies); Dukenrik's mother (dies); the Boatman; Nexxx; One-Eyed Doom (dies); the Creature (dies); Gargoyles (die)

Credits

Script
J.M. DeMatteis
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Bob McLeod (finished art)
Inks
Bob McLeod
Letters
Bob McLeod
Editing
Louise Jones (original editor)
Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #125 (August 1981)
The Witches of Nexxx

Synopsis

City of Pergona:The witches of Nexx reveal that Dukenrik & Jonnwalli are sons of an evil god. Conan and the boys go to Stygia by skeleton-piloted sky-boat to free the boys from their dad. The boys succumb to evil, Conan throws them in another dimesion. City of Pergona:The witches of Nexx reveal that Dukenrik & Jonnwalli are sons of an evil god. Conan and the boys go to Stygia by skeleton-piloted sky-boat to free the boys from their dad. The boys succumb to evil, Conan throws them in another dimesion.

Show/hide 3. The Blood Red Eye of Truth! (Conan) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Characters
Conan; Liirix (dies); the Unknowable One (dies); Sect of the Unknowable One [Shikar (dies)]; Set (mentioned); Priests of Set; Beast (dies)

Credits

Script
J.M. DeMatteis
Pencils
John Buscema (breakdowns)
Bob McLeod (finished art)
Inks
Bob McLeod
Letters
Joe Rosen
Editing
Louise Jones (original editor)
Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #126 (September 1981)
The Blood Red Eye of Truth!

Synopsis

Liirix promises to send Conan home if he takes down the Sect of the Unknowable One. Conan helps Shikar make it to the Unnameable City to die. Conan kills the Unknowable One and steals the Blood-Red Eye. Conan gives the Eye to Liirix but then changes his mind and destroys it to free the soul of Shikar.

Show/hide 4. The Snow Haired Woman of the Wastes (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 22 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Characters
Conan; a great snow bear; Grendel of Vanaheim (Villain; Intro; Death); Xean (Intro; Death; a water elemental); Potarr

Credits

Script
Gil Kane (plot)
J.M. DeMatteis (plot, script)
Art
Gil Kane
Letters
John Morelli
Editing
Louise Jones (original editor)
Jim Shooter (original editor-in-chief)

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #127 (October 1981)
The Snow Haired Woman of the Wastes
Show/hide 5. Stars & Rockers [Coming soon!] Advertisement, 1 page

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

Details

Printed
1984 to 1985
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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".


Notes

Inside front cover and back cover are advertisements. One page of artwork has been removed somewhere in this issue.

Status

This issue includes help from

  • Neil A Hansen

AusReprints ID

  • 47882

Entry created

  • 23/12/2010

Cover added

  • 18/08/2014

Index completed

  • 18/08/2014

Last updated

  • 27/02/2019