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A READER'S GUIDE TO SWORD & SORCERY

COMIC BOOKS & GRAPHIC NOVELS

This list is by no means complete but it does mention the most notable S&S comics between 1970-1995.

Aardvark-Vanaheim
• Cerebus the Aardvark
#1- still running  Dec 1977–present
(Especially S&S first twenty four)

• Swords of Cerebus reprint anthologies
#1-6 Jan 1981–Fall 1984 (reprint first 24 issues)

Atlas Comics
• The Barbarians (Featuring Ironjaw)
#1 June 1975

Bud Plant
• Barbarian Killer Funnies
#1 1974

California Comics
• Barbarian Comics
#1 1972
#2 1973
#3 1974

DC Comics
• Arak, Son of Thunor
#1-50 Sept 1981–Nov 1985

• Beowulf
#1-6 Apr-May 1975–Feb-Mar 1976

• Claw the Unconquered
#1-9 May-June 1975–Sept-Oct 1975
#10-12 Apr-May–Aug-Sept 1978

Also appeared as a back-up feature in:
Warlord #48 August 1981
Warlord #49 September 1981

Sword of Sorcery
#1-5 Feb-Mar–Sept-Oct 1973

Also appeared as back-up feature in
Wonder Woman #202 Aug-Sep 1972

The Warlord
#2 Jan-Feb 1976—#133 Winter 1988/89

First appeared in DC Showcase
Marvel Comics
• Chamber of Darkness #4
April 1970

• Conan
#1–still running July 1995–present

• Conan Classic (reprints)
#1–still running June 1994–present

• Conan Saga (reprints)
#1–still running June 1987–present

• Conan the Adventurer
#1–still running June 1994–present

• Conan the Barbarian
#1-275 Oct 1970–Dec 1993
(Of particular note: Issues #1-24 (Barry Windsor Smith), #14 and 15 feature Elric, #23 first Red Sonja appearance (Sept 1972)

• Conan the Barbarian Movie Special (Movie Tie-in)
#1-2 Oct–Nov 1982

• Conan the Destroyer (Movie Tie-in)
#1-3 Jan–Mar 1985

• Conan the King (Formerly King Conan)
#20-55 Jan 1984–Nov 1989

• Conan the Savage
#1–still running August 1995–present

• Creatures on the Loose
#10-37 Mar 1971–Sept 1975

• Fafhrd and the Grey Mouser
#1-4 Oct 1990–1991

• Giant Size Conan
#1 Sept 1974
#2 Dec 1974
#3 Apr 1975
#4 Dec 1975
#5 1975

• King Conan (Later Conan the King)
#1-19 Mar 1980–Nov 1983

• Kull and the Barbarians
#1-3 May-Sept 1975
• Kull the Conquerer (#11-on Kull the Destroyer)
#1-29 June 1971–Oct 1978

• Kull the Conquerer
1982-1983

• Marvel Graphic Novels
#2 Elric and the Dreaming City
#19 Conan
#28 Conan
• Marvel Preview (The Mark of Solomon Kane)
# 33-34 Jan–Feb 1976

• Red Sonja
#1-15 Jan 1977–May 1979
Volume 1/#1 Feb 1983
Volume 2/#2 Mar 1983
Volume 3/#1-#4 Aug  1983–Feb 1984
Volume 3/#5-#13 Jan 1985–1986

• The Savage Sword of Conan
#1–still running Aug 1974–present

• Savage Tales
#3-5 Feb–Apr 1974

• The Sword of Solomon Kane
#1-6 Sept 1985–Jul 1986

Pacific/First
• The Chronicles of Corum
#1–Jan 1987–

• Elric
April 1983–June 1988

• Hawkmoon


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