Comic-Con International

Pulp magazines provided foundations for later pop culture science-fiction and fantasy action aplenty. TV, for example took Philip Francis Nowlan’s character in new directions, echoed in comics. Western’s Buck Rogers in the 25th Century #9 (December 1980) was by J. M. DeMatteis and A. McWilliams. [© 2021 Dille Family Trust] Marvel took Robert E. Howard’s 1932 creation to another generation of fans. Conan the Barbarian #1 (October 1970) was by Roy Thomas, Barry Windsor-Smith, and Dan Adkins. [© 2021 Marvel]