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Savage Sword of Conan #182
Ssoc 182
Date: February, 1991
Cover: Ovi
Writer: Various
Penciller: Various
Inker: Various
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Letterer: Various
Editor: Mike Rockowitz
Title: "Matters of Life and Death"

The DevourersEdit

CreatorsEdit

  • Writer: Doug Murray
  • Penciller: Rich Buckler
  • Inker: Romeo Tanghal
  • Letterer: Richard Parker

Major CharactersEdit

Minor CharactersEdit

  • Athicus
  • Esecelan
  • Galter

LocationEdit

  • Kush, along the Zarkheba River

TimeframeEdit

SynopsisEdit

Conan and three companions travel along the Zarkheba River after fleeing the city of Xucha. They heard tale of a lost city (different from the lost city where Belit was killed) and, while Conan sees something movie in the jungles, Athicus trips over paved stones which herald civilization of some sort. Through the brush, they see a massive. ornately carved dam holding back a lake, with the scattered houses and huts of a small village at the base.

NotesEdit

Conan Chronology
Previous Appearance:
Conan the Barbarian Annual #9
Savage Sword of Conan #182 Next Appearance:
Savage Sword of Conan #185

Matters of Life and DeathEdit

CreatorsEdit

  • Writer: Steve Proudfoot
  • Artist: Armando Gil
  • Letterer: Joe Rosen

Major CharactersEdit

Minor CharactersEdit

  • Roegar (Aesir; first appearance; no further appearances to date).
  • Heigal, Feider (Vanir; first appearance for both. Both die in this issue).

LocationEdit

  • Vanaheim

Time FrameEdit

  • A couple of hours.

SynopsisEdit

Returning from a raid in Vanaheim with his Aesir allies, Conan notices a lone, weaponless Aesir steal away. Suspicious., Conan follows the Aesir and picks a fight. The Aesir, Roegar, defends himself with a shield and earns Conan's trust. Roegar explains that after he became a man of peace after he killed his drunken father. He is still haunted by his father's murder of his mother. Conan and his new friend are attacked by a number of Vanir, and, in order to save Conan's life, Roegar is forced to kill. Conan and Roegar survive and become friends.

NotesEdit

Conan Chronology
Previous Appearance:
Conan the Adventurer #2
Savage Sword of Conan #182 Next Appearance:
Conan the Barbarian #31 Flashback
Savage Sword of Conan
Previous Issue:
Savage Sword of Conan #181
Savage Sword of Conan #182 Next Issue:
Savage Sword of Conan #183