number2 revenge of the Barbarian

série: Conan, savage sword
dessinateur / scénariste: Collectif
éditeur: Marvel USA
genre: Heroic-Fantasy
classement: carton132
date: 1977
format: broché
état: TBE
valeur: 4 €
critère: *
remarques: vol. 1/No. 2 savage sword of Conan, reprint 1977 in colour
of the original serie in black and white,
cover painting by Earl Norem
this number is part of Marvel Comics super Special serie
with about 40 issues of different subjects

1/ part 1, revenge of the Barbarian
by Roy Thomas and John Buscema+Alfredo Alcala

2/ part 2, skulls and arrows

3/ part 3, the slitherer in darkness

4/ short descriptions with photos of
- Robert E. Howard - Roy Thomas - John Buscema -
Alfredo Alcala and Marie Severin

>> a reprint full-colour but the impression
does not reflect the good quality of the original serie

- super special no 2 with Conan
- super special no 1 with the Kiss band

Marvel Comics Super Special was a 41-issue series
of one-shot comic-magazines published by Marvel Comics from 1977 to 1986,
they were cover-priced $1.50 to $2.50,
while regular color comics were priced 30 cents to 60 cents,
beginning with issue #5, the series' title in its postal indicia
was shortened to Marvel Super Special,
covers featured the title or a variation, including Marvel Super Special,
Marvel Super Special magazine, and Marvel Weirdworld Super Special in small type,
accompanied by large logos of its respective features

these included, primarily, film and TV series adaptations,
but also original and licensed Marvel characters,
and music-related biographies and fictional adventures.

issue #7 was withdrawn after completion, and never published,
issue #8 was published in two editorially identical editions,
one magazine-sized, one tabloid-sized

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