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Conan the Barbarian #69
Ctb 069
Date: December, 1976
Cover: Gil Kane and Marcos
Writer: Roy Thomas
Penciller: Val Mayerik & The Tribe
Inker: Val Mayerik & The Tribe
Colorist: Marie Severin
Letterer: Condoy
Editor: Roy Thomas
Title: "The Demon Out of the Deep"

The Demon Out of the Deep[]

Major Characters[]

  • Conan (Last appearance in CB-68; next appearance in CB-70).
  • Belit (Last appearance in CB-68; next appearance in CB-70).

Minor Characters[]

Location[]

  • Aboard the Tigress

Time Frame[]

  • An hour. Conan has been with Belit for "a few months."

Synopsis[]

As Conan practices his archery, Belit teases him about his continual issues with sea legs. Conan tells her about the first time he ever spotted the ocean.

Notes[]

Reprinted[]


Conan Chronology
Previous Appearance:
Conan the Barbarian #68
Conan the Barbarian #69 Next Appearance:
Conan the Barbarian #70


Flashback[]

Major Characters[]

Minor Characters[]

  • Lireigh, Gowar, Marga (First appearance for all; all die in this issue). Vanir.
  • Fallon (First appearance; dies in this issue). Demon possessed Vanir.

Location[]

  • Aesgaard / Vanaheim border and Vanir fishing village.

Time Frame[]

  • Several days. Conan was at Vernarium months ago."

Synopsis[]

Conan is heading back to Cimmeria when he is captured by a group of Vanir who take him west to their fishing village. Upon entering the village, they find the body of a young man, Fallon, washed on the shore, although the man's lover, Marga, insists it's not his body. The man's rival for Marga's affections, Gowar, also insists it's not Fallon's body. That night Marga is killed, and Gowar claims to have seen Fallon's body rise and kill her. None but Conan believes his story, but when the villagers notice she was drowned, they become frightened and release Conan to help them fend off whatever evil is in tne village. Soon, the leader, Lireigh, and Gowar turn up dead. Conan spies the demon-possessed Fallon on the beach and, as they fight, Fallon turns into a scaly sea creature and dies. Conan flees as the sun rises.

Notes[]

Reprinted[]


Conan Chronology
Previous Appearance:
Conan the Barbarian #2
Conan the Barbarian #69 (flashback) Next Appearance:
Savage Sword of #39


Conan the Barbarian
Previous Issue:
Conan the Barbarian #68
Conan the Barbarian #69 Next Issue:
Conan the Barbarian #70
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