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Conan the Adventurer #6
Cta 06
Date: November, 1994
Cover: Rafael Kayanan and John Floyd
Writer: Roy Thomas
Penciller: John Watkiss
Inker: John Watkiss
Colorist: Lovern Kindzierski
Letterer: John Costanza
Editor: Richard Ashford
Title: "The Slavers"

Major Characters[]

  • Conan (Previous appearance CA-5; next appearance CA-7).

Minor Characters[]

  • Ahirin, Hylda, and Gudrun (First appearance for all; all die this issue). A family on the Brythunia-Zamora border.
  • Turhin, Gurko, and fellow slavers (First appearance for all; most die in this issue).


  • Mountain pass between Brythunia and Zamora.

Time Frame[]

  • Approximately six weeks.


In the snow covered pass between Brythunia and Zamora, Conan is attacked by a leopard. Conan is victorious, but injured, and he is found, near death, and rescued by a local family. Conan decides to repay their kindness by helping farm the land. He stays for several weeks, his strength returning, and he comes close to staying for good. His dreams, however, are filled with visions of a blind monk he met at Venarium several months ago. One day the family is attacked and killed by slavers, crushing Conan's dreams of peace. Conan buries the family and rides off.


Conan Chronology
Previous Appearance:
Conan the Adventurer #5
Conan the Adventurer #6 Next Appearance:
Conan the Adventurer #7

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