The Chronicles of Conan #1

Dark Horse Comics

United States

Published
2003
Page count
172
Cover price
15.95 USD
Colour
Colour
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/367149

Credits

Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)
Jeremy Barlow
Scott Allie

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Tower of the Elephant and Other Stories (Conan) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
typeset
Editing
Stan Lee (original editor)
Jeremy Barlow
Scott Allie

Reprint history

Printed in
from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #1 [detail from "The Coming of Conan!" page 3]
Show/hide 1. Untitled (Conan) Illustration, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and sorcery
Characters
Conan

Credits

Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Tom Sutton
Tom Palmer

Reprint history

From GCD
from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #8 (August 1971) [detail from "The Keepers of the Crypt" page 1]
Show/hide 2. Untitled Credits, 3 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 3. The Coming of Conan! (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Dan Adkins
Colours
Peter Dawes
Ian Sokoliwski
Dennis Kashton
Wil Glass
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

Based on
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #22 (January 1973)
The Coming of Conan
First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #1 (October 1970)
The Coming of Conan
Also printed
Australia
Conan The Barbarian (Newton, 1975 series) #1 (1975)
 
Australia
Conan The Barbarian (Newton, 1975 series) #1 (1975)
The Coming of Conan
 
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #1 (May 1987)
The Coming of Conan !
 
United States
Conan Classic (Marvel, 1994 series) #1 (June 1994)
The Coming of Conan
 
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #222 (June 1994)
the Coming of Conan
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Coming of Conan!
From GCD
From Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #1 .

Synopsis

Setting: Vanaheim, Conan battles at Vanaheim and sees his future. Tara returns to her dimension

Show/hide 4. Lair of the Beast-Men! (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colours
Peter Dawes
Ian Sokoliwski
Dennis Kashton
Wil Glass
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Conan The Barbarian (Newton, 1975 series) #1 (1975)
From GCD
From Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #2 (December 1970).

Synopsis

Setting: Underground city of Brutheim; Conan leads humans in a revolution against their ape-masters. Conan kills a snow-lion. Conan's 1st time in chains.

Show/hide 5. The Twilight of the Grim Grey God! (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colours
Peter Dawes
Ian Sokoliwski
Dennis Kashton
Wil Glass
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

From GCD
From Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #3 (February 1971).

Synopsis

Setting: Hyperborean/Brythunian battlefield. Conan converses with God Borri Borri, participates in a great and bloody battle, and kills Malachi.

Show/hide 6. The Tower of the Elephant! (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colours
Peter Dawes
Ian Sokoliwski
Dennis Kashton
Wil Glass
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #4 (April 1971)
The Tower of the Elephant
Also printed
United States
Conan Annual (Marvel, 1973 series) #1 (1973)
The Tower of the Elephant
 
Australia
Untamed World of Conan (Yaffa/Page, 1982?) ([1982?])
The Tower of the Elephant
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Tower of the Elephant!
From GCD
From Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #4 (April 1971).

Synopsis

Setting: City of Arenjun in Zamora; Conan scales Elephant tower, kills lion & giant spider, and saves Yag-Kosha by killing him at his request.

Notes

Adapted from the short story by Robert E. Howard

Show/hide 7. Zukala's Daugter (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Frank Giacoia
Colours
Peter Dawes
Ian Sokoliwski
Dennis Kashton
Wil Glass
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

From GCD
From Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #5 (May 1971).

Synopsis

Setting: Zamorian Village; Conan frees villages of Zukala's control, saves Zephra from demon, and defeats Zukala--who disappears with his daughter Zephra.

Notes

Inspired by Robert E. Howard poem "Zukala's Hour".

Show/hide 8. Devil-Wings over Shadizar (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Sal Buscema
Colours
Peter Dawes
Ian Sokoliwski
Dennis Kashton
Wil Glass
Letters
Mike Stevens

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #6 (June 1971)
Devil-Wings over Shadizar
Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (Sport Magazine, 1972 series) #4 ([April 1974?])
Devil-Wings over Shadizar
 
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #2 (June 1987)
Devil-Wings Over Shadizar
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
Devil-Wings over Shadizar
From GCD
From Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #6 (June 1971).

Synopsis

Setting: Shadizar the Wicked; Conan kills bat-like creature worshipped as a god; Jenna saves Conan's life and steals his gold.

Show/hide 9. The Lurker Within! (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith
Inks
Sal Buscema
Dan Adkins
Colours
Peter Dawes
Ian Sokoliwski
Dennis Kashton
Wil Glass
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #7 (July 1971)
The Lurker Within
Also printed
Australia
Climax Adventure Comic (Sport Magazine, 1968 series) #11 ([November 1972?])
The Lurker Within
 
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #3 (July 1987)
The Lurker Within!
 
United States
Conan Classic (Marvel, 1994 series) #7 (December 1994)
The Lurker Within
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Lurker Within!

Synopsis

Setting: Nemedian city of Numalia; Lady Aztrias betrays Conan. Conan burgles a merchant's building, is accused of murder, fights and kills a serpent-man, saves Demetrios's life and sees Thoth-Amon.

Notes

Adapted from the Robert E. Howard short story "The God in the Bowl".

Show/hide 10. The Keepers of the Crypt (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Tom Sutton
Tom Palmer
Colours
Peter Dawes
Ian Sokoliwski
Dennis Kashton
Wil Glass
Letters
Sam Rosen

Reprint history

First print
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #8 (August 1971)
The Keepers of the Crypt
Also printed
Australia
Savage Tales (KG Murray, 1975 series) #6 ([March 1975?])
The Keepers of the Crypt
 
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #3 (July 1987)
The Keepers of the Crypt
 
United States
Conan Classic (Marvel, 1994 series) #8 (January 1995)
The Keepers of the Crypt
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Keepers of the Crypt
From GCD
From Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #8 (August 1971).

Synopsis

Setting: Lost city of Lanjau. Conan battles a giant lizard and undead creatures. Jenna and Conan flee village on horse at end of story.

Show/hide 11. A $50 Misunderstanding Text article, 6 pages

Credits

Author
Roy Thomas
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

Thomas relates how Marvel acquired the rights to Conan and some background on the early issues.

Show/hide 12. Also From Dark Horse Promo (ad from the publisher), 2 pages

Synopsis

A house ad for Dark Horse trade paperbacks.

Show/hide 13. Untitled Illustration, 1 page

Synopsis

Promotional material for this volume.


Status

AusReprints ID

  • 49245

Cover added

  • 04/08/2010

Index completed

  • 04/08/2010