Marvel Feature #6
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Date: September, 1976
Cover: Frank Thorne
Writer: Roy Thomas
Penciller: Frank Thorne
Inker: Frank Thorne
Colorist: George Roussos
Letterer: Frank Thorne
Editor: Roy Thomas
Title: "Beware the Sacred Sons of Set!"

Major Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Red Sonja (Last appearance in MF-5; next appears in CB-67).
  • Conan (Appears concurrently in CB-66; next appears in CB-67).
  • Belit (Appears concurrently in CB-66; next appears in CB-67).

Minor Characters[edit | edit source]

  • Karanthes (First full appearance; mentioned in CB-7; next appears in MF-7).
  • Hooded Priest (First appearance; appears next in MF-7).

Location[edit | edit source]

  • Messantia, capital of Argos.

Time Frame[edit | edit source]

  • One night.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Sonja rides the roads in Argos and encounters a were-jackal. She defeats it, but is unsettled as she comes across a caravan headed by Karanthes, whose god, Ibis, has sent Karanthes to find Sonja. The priest reveals that the jackal man was sent by the god Set, who wanted to prevent Sonja from reaching Karanthes and undertaking his quest - to recover a page from the Iron-Bound Book of Skelos from the city of Messantia. After Sonja receives a large jewel in payment, she agrees to undertake the quest, and rides for the capital of Argos. She sneaks in through the sewers, but is observed by a deformed, hooded man, who sends a group of crocodile men in after her. After a brutal battle through the sewers, she manages to defeat them all and stumbles into the chamber with the page from the spellbook, only to see Conan and Belit have reached it first...

Notes[edit | edit source]

Reprinted[edit | edit source]

  • Conan Saga 85
  • The Adventures of Red Sonja, Volume I

Red Sonja Chronology
Previous Appearance:
Marvel Feature #5
Marvel Feature #6 Next Appearance:
Conan the Barbarian #67

Conan Chronology
Previous Appearance:
Conan the Barbarian #66
Marvel Feature #6 Next Appearance:
Conan the Barbarian #67

Marvel Feature
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Marvel Feature #5
Marvel Feature #6 Next Issue:
Marvel Feature #7
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