The Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian #2

Published
1979
Page count
68
Cover price
0.60 AUD
Colour
Black & white
Size
Magazine size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Branding
None

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Black Colossus (Conan the Barbarian) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Conan the Barbarian
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Painting
Neal Adams
Letters
typeset
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #2 (October 1974)
Black Colossus
Show/hide 1. Table of Contents Table of contents, 1 page
Show/hide 2. Black Colossus (Conan) Comic story, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Conan
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Script
Robert E. Howard (original story)
Roy Thomas (adaptation)
Pencils
John Buscema
Inks
Alfredo Alcala
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #2 (October 1974)
Black Colossus

Synopsis

Shevatas the Thief breaks into a long-deserted temple and finds a large amount of treasure.

Show/hide 3. Chapter I Kingdoms of the Dawn (Chronicles of the Sword) Text article, 4 pages

Featuring

Feature
Chronicles of the Sword
Genre
Sword and sorcery

Credits

Author
Lin Carter
Pencils
Al Milgrom
Alan Weiss
Joe Staton
Inks
Al Milgrom
Joe Staton
Letters
typeset
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #2 (October 1974)
Chapter 1 Kingdoms of the Dawn

Notes

The article contains 4 spot illustrations each signed by the artists. The Weiss illustrations is inked by Milgrom.

Show/hide 4. The Testing of Blackmark Chapter II (Blackmark) Comic story, 14 pages

Featuring

Feature
Blackmark
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Script
Gil Kane
Archie Goodwin (script
uncredited)
Art
Gil Kane [as GK]
Letters
typeset
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #2 (October 1974)
Chapter II

Notes

Adapted from Blackmark by Gil Kane (Bantam Books paperback, 1971) and scripted by Archie Goodwin from outlines supplied by Gil Kane. This reprint does not credit Goodwin for his contribution.

Show/hide 5. The Beast from the Abyss (Kull) Comic story, 10 pages

Featuring

Feature
Kull
Genre
Sword and Sorcery

Credits

Script
Robert E. Howard (original story)
Lin Carter (original story)
Steve Englehart
Pencils
Howard Chaykin
Inks
Russ Heath [as The Crusty Bunkers]
Neal Adams [as The Crusty Bunkers]
Dick Giordano [as The Crusty Bunkers]
Alan Weiss [as The Crusty Bunkers]
Editing
Roy Thomas

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
The Savage Sword of Conan (Marvel, 1974 series) #2 (October 1974)
The Beast from the Abyss

Notes

Adapted from the short story "Black Abyss". Crusty Bunkers credits confirmed in the letters page of US Savage Sword of Conan #4.


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AusReprints ID

  • 73475

Entry created

  • 05/05/2012

Cover added

  • 17/08/2015

Last updated

  • 02/05/2018