Conan the Barbarian #8

Published
1981
Page count
60
Cover price
0.60 AUD; 0.70 NZD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Pocket size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

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Show/hide Cover Swords in the Night! (Conan the Barbarian) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Art
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Show/hide 1. 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 [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Dan Adkins
Letters
Sam Rosen
Editing
Stan Lee

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #1 (October 1970)
The Coming of Conan
 
Australia
Conan The Barbarian (Newton, 1975 series) #1 (1975)
 
Australia
Conan The Barbarian (Newton, 1975 series) #1 (1975)
The Coming of Conan
 
Australia
Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #1 ([1977?])
The Coming of Conan!
 
Australia
Conan the Barbarian (Yaffa/Page, 1977 series) #11 ([1981?])
The Coming of Conan!
 
Australia
Conan the Barbarian (Federal, 1984 series) #1 ([April 1984])
The Coming of Conan
 
United States
Conan Saga (Marvel, 1987 series) #1 (May 1987)
The Coming of Conan !
 
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #222 (June 1994)
the Coming of Conan
 
United States
Conan Classic (Marvel, 1994 series) #1 (June 1994)
The Coming of Conan
 
United States
Essential Conan (Marvel, 2000 series) #1 (July 2000)
The Coming of Conan!
 
United States
The Chronicles of Conan (Dark Horse, 2003 series) #1 (2003)
The Coming of Conan!
Based on
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #22 (January 1973)
The Coming of Conan

Synopsis

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

Notes

This version of the story is from Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #22, which published the first Conan story after artwork for the original #22 was lost in the mail. The script was redrawn and publised in #23, which is also included in this Australian reprint.

Show/hide 2. The Shadow of the Vulture (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 21 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Job code
1202Z

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Pencils
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Inks
Sal Buscema
Dan Adkins
Chic Stone
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #23 (February 1973)
The Shadow of the Vulture

Synopsis

Setting: Pah-Dishah, Makkalet. Conan delivers message from Makkalet to Pah-Disha. Red Sonja saves Conan's life twice. Conan kills Mikhal Oglu (vulture) and sends his head to Yezdigerd.

Show/hide 3. The Song of Red Sonja (Conan the Barbarian) Comic story, 20 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery
Job code
1225-Z

Credits

Script
Roy Thomas
Art
Barry Windsor-Smith [as Barry Smith]
Letters
Artie Simek
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Conan the Barbarian (Marvel, 1970 series) #24 (March 1973)
The Song of Red Sonja

Synopsis

Setting: Makkalet. Conan and Red Sonja start a bar-fight, bathe in a fountain, scale temple walls, break in and steal a snake-tiara, and fight a magical snake. At the end Sonja tricks Conan, and leaves for Pah-Disha.


Status

This issue includes help from

  • Joseph Italiano

AusReprints ID

  • 62527

Entry created

  • 15/03/2012

Cover added

  • 15/03/2012

Index completed

  • 26/03/2017

Last updated

  • 26/03/2017