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Conan
Nick Name
Conan the Barbarian
Civilian ID
Conan of Cimmeria
Occupation

Barbarian

Buccaneer

King of Aquilonia

Mercenary

Plunderer

Soldier

Slave


Legal Status
Citizen of Cimmeria with a criminal record in several kingdoms.
Nation or Planet of Origin
Cimmeria, Northern Europe, Hyborian Age
Group Affiliation
None
Base of Operations
Mobile
Height
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Weight
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Eye Color
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Hair Color
Dark Brown
Known Powers

Normal human with above average strength, agility and stamina possessing exceptional skills as a swordsman and warrior.


Accessories
Weapons typical of the Iron Age.
Common Enemies

Kulan Gath

Thulsa Doom


Regularly Appearing

Conan

Conan Saga (B&W Magazine)

Conan the Adventurer

Conan the Barbarian

Conan the King

Savage Sword of Conan (B&W Magazine)

Weird Tales (Pulp Magazine)


First Appearance

Pulp Magazine

Weird Tales (Dec. 1932)


Comic

Conan the Barbarian Vol. 1 #1 (Oct. 1970)


Note: Conan first appeared in a short story called "Phoenix on the Sword" in the pages of the science fiction fantasy magazine Weird Tales.


Twenty-five Conan short stories were published in Weird Tales. Eight additional Conan stories were published posthumously. The author committed suicide in 1936 when informed that his beloved mother Hester, who slipped into a coma after several years of illness, would not recover. She passed away the day after Howard's suicide. His final words left upon his Underwood typewriter were, "All fled, all done, so lift me on the pyre; The feast is over and the lamps expire."


Both mother and son were lay to rest side by side in a double funeral at Brownwood's Greenleaf Cemetery 40 miles south of Cross Plains, Texas.


Creator
Robert Ervin Howard
Origin

A member of a dark and grim race from the northern lands in Cimmeria, in a time before the oceans flooded what would become the Mediterranean Sea, came a man who would one day make himself king by his own hand, that man was Conan the Barbarian.