Conan stars in "The People of the Black Circle." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by John Buscema, inks by Alfredo Alcala. Adapted from the story by Robert E. Howard. Bran Mak Morn stars in "Worms of the Earth." Script by Roy Thomas, pencils by Barry Windsor-Smith and Tim Conrad, inks by Conrad. Adapted from the story by Howard. The Hyborian Age (part 5), "Fire and Slaughter." Script by Thomas, art by Walt Simonson. Adapted from the essay by Howard. Pin-ups: Buscema/Tim Conrad (Conan and Belit), Gene Day (Conan), Rich Corben (Conan), Roy Krenkel (King Kull), Frank Giacoia (Conan), John Allison (Conan and Red Sonja), and Virgil Finlay (Conan). "A Probable Outline of Conan's Career." Article by P. Schuyler Miller and John D. Clark with illustrations by J. Wilcox, Hugh Rankin, Margaret Brundage, Frank Thorne, and Pat Broderick. Mike Zeck frontispiece. Earl Norem cover. Cover price $1.00.
Grade: 6.5 FINE+ (FN+)