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Solomon Kane

Post by wolframbane » Tue May 06, 2014 2:46 am

Here is my full review for the Marvel adaptation of Solomon Kane. The primary reading order was derived from the articles THE TRAIL OF SOLOMON KANE (from KULL AND THE BARBARIANS #3) and KANE... THE AVENGER, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SOLOMON KANE (from SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #219), both written by Fred Blosser.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (7:3)-FB
Synopsis: The child Kane plays with his childhood friend Bess Morgan.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Elizabeth "Bess" Morgan

SOLOMON KANE #2 (6:1 - 6:3:2)-FB
Synopsis: In England, the young Kane was a friend to Nathan Cabel, his wife Cara and son Justin.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Cara Cabel, Justin Cabel, Nathan Cabel

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (8:2)-FB
Synopsis: Bess watches from the shore as Kane leaves on a vessel for sea.
Characters: Solomon Kane (BTS), Elizabeth "Bess" Morgan

SOLOMON KANE #2 (6:3:3)-FB
Synopsis: Facing oppression in England, Kane and Nathan became mercernaries in Germany and are separated in battle.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Nathan Cabel
Notes: 1545, or "ten years" before "1555" (SK 2).

SOLOMON KANE #2 (6:4 - 7:6)-FB
Synopsis: Mercernary Nathan Cabel is injured in Germany but healed by gypsy Marta. Finding his wife Cara dying in England, Justin brings her to Marta to heal but Cara dies. Nathan marries Marta and stays in Germany with his son Justin.
Characters: Cara Cabel, Justin Cabel, Marta Cabel, Nathan Cabel

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #20/2 (4:2)-FB
Synopsis: Bess Morgan as remembered by Kane.
Characters: Elizabeth "Bess" Morgan

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #13/2 (3)-FB
Synopsis: Kane battles both mortal and supernatural evils, including demons, a werewolf, pirates and a giant demon.
Characters: Solomon Kane

MONSTERS UNLEASHED #1/4 (7:7 - 8:3)-FB
Synopsis: Ezra murders his cousin Gideon, who becomes a moor ghost.
Characters: Ezra, Gideon

MONSTERS UNLEASHED #1/4 (1:2)-FB
Synopsis: Villagers warn Kane of the moor ghost along the road.
Characters: Solomon Kane

MONSTERS UNLEASHED #1/4 ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (17)-FB
Synopsis: Traveling to Torkertown, England, Kane battles a moor ghost. He learns the ghost is Gideon, murdered by his cousin Ezra. Kane takes Ezra to the ghost, and Ezra is slain.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Ezra, Gideon
Notes: "Around 1553" (TSK, KTA). Adapted from "Skulls in the Stars" by REH.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #13/2 ~ MARVEL PREMIERE #33 (5)-FB
Synopsis: En route to Torkertown, Kane encounters John Redly, who betrayed his friend Roger Simeon as a sorcerer. Later the dismembered hand of Simeon strangles Redly.
Characters: Solomon Kane, John Redly, Roger Simeon (BTS)
Notes: "Around 1553" (TSK, KTA). Adapted from "The Right Hand of Doom" by REH.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #13/2 (8:6 - 10:3)-FB
Synopsis: Simeon has his hand cut off and uses it to murder Redly.
Characters: John Redly (BTS), Roger Simeon

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #14/2 (9:6 - 10:4)-FB
Synopsis: The werewolf Silver One kills the parents of infant Gideon Harkins. He grows to become a werewolf hunter, until he is transformed into a werewolf by the Silver One years later.
Characters: Gideon Harkins, the Silver One

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #14/2 (9:8:2)-FB-FB
Synopsis: Gideon Harkins' grandmother hammers a silver spike into the hearts of his dead parents so they do not become werewolves.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #14/2 ~ MARVEL PREMIERE #33 (5)-FB
Synopsis: Near Torkertown, Kane slays werewolf Gideon Harkins, a former werewolf hunter, and then slays his sire the Silver One.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Gideon Harkins, Silver One

MARVEL PREMIERE #33 (5 - 7)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE #1 (1 - 4:4)
Synopsis: Wandering in rural France, Kane finds a young girl attacked by bandit chief Le Loup. The girl dies and Kane swears vengeance.
Characters: Solomon Kane

SOLOMON KANE #1 (4:5)
Synopsis: Kane buries the girl nearby.
Characters: Solomon Kane

MARVEL PREMIERE #33 (1 - 4)
Synopsis: In France, Kane kills illusionist La Costa, one of Le Loups's men, but is unable to rescue a priest.
Characters: Solomon Kane, La Costa
Notes: "Died 16 September 1553" (M/PRM 33) engraved on priest's gravestone.

MARVEL PREMIERE #33 (12:1 - 12:3)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE #1 (7:1 - 7:4)-FB
Synopsis: Kane blows up a house, killing most of Le Loup's gang. He then follows La Mon back to their cave hideout.
Characters: Solomon Kane, La Mon

MARVEL PREMIERE #33 (8 - 17) ~ SOLOMON KANE #1 (5 - 12)
Synopsis: Kane tracks Le Mon to the hideout and the last bandits are slain, but Le Loup escapes. (Kane would pursue Le Loup through Spain and Italy before arriving in Africa.)
Characters: Solomon Kane, Gaston, La Costa, La Mon, Le Loup, Raton
Notes: "1553" (M/PRM 33). Adapted from "Red Shadows" by REH. Kane's middle initial of "L." is revealed in "Red Shadows," but not directly mentioned by Marvel Comics.

CONAN SAGA #50/3
Synopsis: Kane enters Spain from France on a journey to Castille. Kane runs afoul of toll collector Gasper, and they battle the demonic monk Brother Dom and demon Driago.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Brother Dom, Driago, Gasper

MARVEL PREMIERE #34 (1 - 2:1) ~ SOLOMON KANE #1 (15:1 - 15:3)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE #5 (2:3)-FB
Synopsis: Kane pursues Le Loup and is taken by a Spanish ship to the African Slave Coast.
Characters: Solomon Kane

MARVEL PREMIERE #34 (2:2 - 17) ~ SOLOMON KANE #1 (13 - 37) ~ SOLOMON KANE #2 (8:6)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE #5 (2:4 - 2:5)-FB ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (9:2 - 11)-FB
Synopsis: Kane pursues Le Loup to Africa, where the rogue has joined forces with Chief Songa and Gulka the Gorilla-Slayer. Kane befriends witch doctor N'Longa, and their foes are slain.
Characters: Solomon Kane, N'Longa, Gulka the Gorilla-Slayer, Le Loup, Chief Songa
Notes: The "Gorilla God" worshipped by N'Longa's tribe may be the Vodu god Ghekre, worshipped by the White Ape cult of Wakanda.

SOLOMON KANE #5 (2:6 - 3:2)-FB
Synopsis: Kane departs as N'Longa watches.
Characters: Solomon Kane, N'Longa
Notes: N'Longa giving Kane the voodoo staff is erroneous, as this actually occurred during their second encounter years later.

SOLOMON KANE #1 (38)
Synopsis: Kane returns to the waiting Spanish ship.
Characters: Solomon Kane

SOLOMON KANE #5 (3:3 - 3:7)-FB
Synopsis: The ship drops Kane off in northern Africa. Kane encounters African fauna, a dinosaur, cavemen and slavers.
Characters: Solomon Kane
Notes: Kane depicted with the voodoo staff is erroneous.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #171/2
Synopsis: Kane travels through southern France, and is forced to kill the boy Daniel who had murdered his entire family.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Daniel

SOLOMON KANE #2
Synopsis: In the Black Forest of Germany near Aubermach, Kane rescues Justin, son of his friend Nathan Cabel, from a werewolf. Justin becomes a werewolf himself and slays his stepmother Marta, and Solomon and Nathan kill him.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Justin Cabel, Marta Cabel, Nathan Cabel, Gertrude
Notes: "1555," during the "wintry" season, and Kane is "recently returned from Africa" (SK 2).

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #18/2
Synopsis: In the Black Forest of Germany, Kane battles Gaston the Butcher and the host of the Cleft Skull Tavern.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Gaston the Butcher (Gaston L'Armon)
Notes: Adapted from "A Rattle of Bones" by REH.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #19/2
Synopsis: In the Black Forest of Germany, Kane meets John Silent and they battle the cursed Baron von Staler.
Characters: Solomon Kane, John Silent, Baron (Robert) von Staler, "Satan" (BTS)
Notes: Adapted from "The Castle of the Devil" by REH. Baron von Staler's first name was revealed in Marvel Atlas #1. A demon "Satan" is BTS; as numerous demons use the name Satan (Mephisto, Satannish, etc.), it is unrevealed which demon it is.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #22/2 (5:3 - 5:7)-FB ~ DOCTOR STRANGE v3 #37 (7:1 - 7:4)-FB
Synopsis: when the Scheusslischer Lindwurm atacks the lands around Castle Frankenstein, Germany, Baron Hans Von Frankenstein sacrifices Annemarie to the creature. His brother, the knight George Von Frankenstein, slays the dragon but is himself slain, and is posthumously recognized as St. George.
Characters: Annemarie, Baron Hans Von Frankenstein, George Von Frankenstein, Scheusslischer Lindwurm I
Notes: "1531" (SSOC 22/2, DRSSTR3 37). An adaptation of "Valley of the Worm" by REH depicted in Supernatural Thrillers #3 stated that during the Hyborian Age, an Aesir named Niord fought a dragon-like beast, and that the later battles of St. George, Beowulf and Perseus were all racial memories of that battle, but these three heroes have been depicted in the Marvel Universe. An otherdimensional counterpart of St. George existed on Earth-88194 (as designated by OHOTMU: Alternate Universes 2005), or "Earth-Shadowline."

DRSSTR3 37 (7:5)-FB
Synopsis: Years after George's death, a second Scheusslischer Lindwurm appears, and Baron Hans Von Frankenstein prepares to have Cathryn sacrificed to it.
Characters: Cathryn, Baron Hans Von Frankenstein, Scheusslischer Lindwurm II

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #22/2 ~ DRSSTR3 37 (8:1 - 8:3)-FB
Synopsis: Kane arrives near Castle Frankenstein, Germany, and rescues Cathryn. Kane forces Baron Hans Von Frankenstein to help him battle the second Scheusslischer Lindwurm. Both Cathryn and the dragon are slain, and the Baron late goes mad.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Cathryn, Baron Hans Von Frankenstein, Georg Von Frankenstein (BTS deceased in tomb), Scheusslischer Lindwurm II

DRACULA LIVES #3/3 (4:3 - 5)-FB
Synopsis: Kane travels through Transylvania and is attacks by bandits.
Characters: Solomon Kane

DRACULA LIVES #3/3 ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #26/2 (1:1 - 1:6)-FB
Synopsis: Kane travels through Transylvania looking for Rosella Carson, when the vampire Dracula rescues him from werewolves. Kane slays Rosella, whom Dracula turned into a vampire, but spares Dracula for rescuing him earlier.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Dracula, Rosella Carson
Notes: This occurred "around the mid 1550's" (OHOTMU 3) and "between 1553 and 1566" (OHOTMU Deluxe Edition #18).

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #25/2
Synopsis: Kane travels through Romania to Transylvania to slay Dracula, and battles a succubus he accidentally frees from Roman ruins.
Characters: Solomon Kane

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #26/2 (3:6 - 4)-FB
Synopsis: Dracula transforms Julka into a vampire, kills her parents Franz and Marcia, and intends to abduct her sister Morgit.
Characters: Dracula, Franz, Julka, Marcia, Morgit

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #26/2
Synopsis: Kane returns to Transylvania and meets Morgit, and they destroy the vampires Dracula and Julka, but Gypsies led by Bolescu intend to steal the jeweled cross lodged in Dracula's heart.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Dracula, Franz (deceased body), Julka, Marcia (BTS deceased in coffin), Morgit, Bolescu
Notes: This occurred "around the mid 1550's" (OHOTMU 3) and "between 1553 and 1566" (OHOTMU Deluxe Edition #18). "So many months" (SSOC 26/2) after his first encounter with Dracula.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #39/2 (6:5 - 7:3)-FB ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #220 (10)-FB
Synopsis: The history of the city of Negari.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #39/2 (7:4 - 7:5)-FB
Synopsis: Nakari becomes queen of Atlantean city of Negari in Africa.
Characters: Queen Nakari

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #37/2 (2:4 - 2:8)-FB
Synopsis: In England, Kane kills Sir John Taferal in a duel. John confesses he sold his cousin Marylin into slavery. Kane searches for her and ends up in Africa.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sir John Taferal

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #37/2 (4:1)-FB
Synopsis: Marylin Taferal is a slave of Nakari.
Characters: Marylin Taferal, Queen Nakari

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #34/2 (1 - 9) ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #37/2 (2:9 - 3:2)-FB ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #39/2 (1)-FB
Synopsis: Kane ventures to Africa to search for Marylin Taferal. He sneaks into the Atlantean city of Negari.
Characters: Solomon Kane
Notes: Adapted from "The Moon of Skulls" by REH. The story occurs in 1566, as Kane, born in "1530" (TSK, KTA) states he was "perhaps a decade older" (SSOC 220) than the time traveling Conan, who himself was probably age 26, as he was 23 when he started sailing with pirate Belit for three years, and Belit died "more than a month" (SSOC 219) prior. It was also before he sailed with Drake in "1566" (TSK).

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #20/2 (5)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE 6/2 (2:1)-FB ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (12)-FB
Synopsis: Kane observes Nakari in her throne room.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Queen Nakari

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #34/2 (10 - 12) ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #37/2 (3:3 - 3:5)-FB ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #39/2 (1)-FB
Synopsis: Kane is in Negari and observes its ruler Queen Nakari, and finds Marylin.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Marylin Taferal (BTS), Queen Nakari

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #37/2 ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #39/2 (1)-FB
Synopsis: Kane finds Marylin in Negari, but is captured by Nakari.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Marylin Taferal, Queen Nakari

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #39/2 ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (13 - 15)-FB
Synopsis: Kane escapes and encounters a dying Atlantean priest, who tells him the history of Negari. Kane shatters the ancient skull of Nakura, worshipped by the Negari, and flees with Marylin as the city crumbles and Nakari is slain.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Marylin Taferal, Queen Nakari, Nakura

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #62/2
Synopsis: At St. Julian's Bay, Argentina, Kane witnesses Francis Drake execute Thomas Doughty.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sir Francis Drake, Sir Thomas Doughty
Notes: "1578" (SSOC 62/2). Adapted from "The One Black Stain" by REH.

WOLVERINE v2 #78 (9:4 - 11:1)-FB
Synopsis: The physician of Sir Francis Drake is transformed by the shaman Dagoo into the vampiric Bloodscream.
Characters: Sir Francis Drake
Notes: Drake was already knighted by this story, so it must occur after 1581.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #33/2 (8:5)-FB
Synopsis: After Fishhawk murdered the daughter of a friend on the Spanish Main of the Americas, Kane hunts him for two years.
Characters: Solomon Kane

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #33/2 (11:5)-FB
Synopsis: A montage of the atrocities committed by the pirate Fishhawk.
Characters: Fishhawk (Captain Jonas Hardraker)-BTS

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #33/2 (2:4)-FB
Synopsis: Sir George Banway befouls the name of Mary Garvin, and Jack Hollister takes offense.
Characters: John "Jack" Hollister, Sir George Banway

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #33/2 (7:2 - 7:3)-FB
Synopsis: Ben Allardine abducts Mary Garvin.
Characters: Ben Allardine, Mary Garvin

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #33/2 (1 - 2) ~ SOLOMON KANE #3 (2:1 - 4:2)-FB
Synopsis: Jack Hollister duels with George Banway.
Characters: John "Jack" Hollister, Dick Randel, Sir George Banway, Sir Rupert D'Arcy
Notes: Adapted from "Blades of the Brotherhood" by REH. Reference to "1556" (SK 3) is erroneous.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #33/2 (2:6 - 15) ~ SOLOMON KANE #3
Synopsis: Kane rescues Jack Hollister and Mary Garvin and battles the Fishhawk and George Banway in northern Brtiain.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Mary Garvin, John "Jack" Hollister, Ben Allardine, Sir George Banway, Fishhawk (Captain Jonas Hardraker), Sam

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (4:2 - 4:5)-FB
Synopsis: During the Battle of Flores, Kane and Sir Richard Grenville, aboard the English vessel Revenge, prepare to battle the Spanish fleet of 53 ships. Kane fires his pistols.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sir Richard Grenville
Notes: "1591" (SSOC 41/2).

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #20/2 (2:3 - 3:1)-FB ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #41/2 (1:1)-FB ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (5:1 - 5:2)-FB
Synopsis: The vessel Revenge and its crew battle the Spanish fleet.
Characters: Solomon Kane (BTS), Sir Richard Grenville (BTS)

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (5:3 - 5:6)-FB
Synopsis: Kane fires a cannon as Grenville fires a rifle. The vessel Revenge is damaged by the Spanish.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sir Richard Grenville

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #41/2 (1:2 - 1:5)-FB
Synopsis: Kane and Grenville fire a cannon. Spanish cannonfire wounds Grenville.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sir Richard Grenville

SOLOMON KANE #6/2 (1:3)-FB
Synopsis: Kane battles Spanish sailors with sword and pistol as they board the Revenge.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sir Richard Grenville (BTS)

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #20/2 (3:2)-FB
Synopsis: Kane holds a sword and the injured body of Richard Grenville.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sir Richard Grenville

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (5:5 - 5:6)-FB
Synopsis: Spanish sailors surround Kane and the wounded Grenville. Kane is captured (although he later escapes) and Grenville is beheaded.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sir Richard Grenville

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #20/2 (4:3)-FB
Synopsis: Kane returns to Africa and meets with his friend N'Longa, who uses an ancient voodoo staff to summon apparitions from a fire.
Characters: Solomon Kane, N'Longa

KULL AND THE BARBARIANS #2/2 ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #20/2 (6:1)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE #4 (3:6)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE #5 (1 - 10) ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (16)-FB
Synopsis: In Africa, Kane meets with N'Longa who gives him the ancient voodoo staff. Some weeks later Kane rescues the girl Zunna from vampires.
Characters: Solomon Kane, N'Longa, Zunna
Notes: Reference to "1555" (SK 5) is erroneous. Adapted from "The Hills of the Dead" by REH. N'Longa giving Kane the staff is erroneously depicted in SK 5 as occurring after the first encounter in M/PRM 34, when the event actually occurred during their second encounter many years later.

KULL AND THE BARBARIANS #3/3 ~ SOLOMON KANE #5 (11 - 22:5)
Synopsis: N'Longa inhabits the body of Kran, Zunna's lover, and he and Kane destroy a city of vampires.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Kran, N'Longa, Zunna

SOLOMON KANE #5 (22:6 - 22:7)
Synopsis: Kane leaves Kran and Zunna.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Kran, Zunna
Notes: The unadapted "Hawk of Basti" by REH occurs after this.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #54/2 (6:2 - 8:4)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE #6 (7:3 - 8:1)-FB
Synopsis: The people of Old Bogonda settle upon a plateau, forming Upper and Lower Bogonda. The Akaanas hunt the humans for the next 150 years.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #53/2 (3:3 - 3:5)-FB ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #54/2 (1:2)-FB
Synopsis: Kane is pursued by cannibals in Africa.
Characters: Solomon Kane

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #53/2 (1 - 7:1) ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #54/2 (2:1 - 2:5)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE #6 (1 - 5)
Synopsis: In Africa, Kane finds the village of Lower Bogonda massacred by the monstrous Akaanas, winged creatures that inspired the legend of the Harpies. He is attacked by a cannibal, who is carried off by an Akaana.
Characters: Solomon Kane
Notes: Reference to "1559" (SK 6) is erroneous. Adapted from "Wings in the Night" by REH.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #20/2 (6:2)-FB
Synopsis: Kane observes the Akaanas flying across the night sky.
Characters: Solomon Kane

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #53/2 (7:2 - 11) ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #54/2 (2:6 - 3)-FB ~ SOLOMON KANE #6 (6) ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (19)-FB
Synopsis: Kane is attacked by an Akaana.
Characters: Solomon Kane

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #54/2 ~ SOLOMON KANE #6 (7 - 21)
Synopsis: Kane befriends the people of Upper Bogonda, but they are massacred by the Akaanas. Kane traps the Akaanas within a burning hut and kills them all.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Goru, Kuroba, Loga (only in SSOC 54/2), Nayela

SOLOMON KANE #4
Synopsis: Kane takes a British privateer vessel to Africa, but is captured by Portuguese pirates. The pirates attempt to sell him to a small coastal kingdom in the Arabian desert ruled by Caliph Abu-Ben Ar. Kane is freed by Ali-Ben Ar, son of the caliph and a prophet attempting to unite the people of Islam. Kane and Ali enter the tomb of "the old prophet" on the Mountain of Sighs, and Kane almost gives up his Staff believing it used dark magic.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Ali-Ben Ar, Caliph Abu-Ben Ar, Princess Shareen, Abil, Hassur
Notes: Reference to "1555" (SK 4) is erroneous. Sometime after Kane recieved his staff, but probably before discovering the Staff was used by the Biblical patriarchs.

MARVEL PREVIEW #19/2 (7:3)-FB
Synopsis: The history of the Staff of Solomon, created in prehistoric times and used by biblical patriarchs including Moses and Solomon.
Notes: The Staff of Solomon was also depicted as used by Moses in the Marvel Universe in Bible Tales for Young Folk #3/2, Fantastic Four Annual #12, Hulk v2 #257 and Nova #7.

BIBLE TALES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE #4/4
Synopsis: The biography of the biblical King Solomon of Israel.
Characters: King Solomon of Israel
Notes: King Solomon was also the Sorcerer Supreme of Earth from 1000-800 BC, and was succeeded by his lover Balkis, Queen of Sheba (Marvel Tarot), the daughter of the demoness Lilith, and Solomon also had an unnamed child with Lilith (OHOTMU A-Z #6 Hardcover). He possessed great wealth in his tomb, including the Brass Frogs (Black Panther #1), and his mines were located in Wakanda (OHOTMU #1). His father was King David of Isreal, who had also slain the Philistine giant Goliath (Bible Tales For Young Folk #1/3, Bible Tales For Young People #4/3, Bible Tales For Young People #4/4, Amazing High Adventure #5/2) and was friend to the Forgotten One (Avengers #300).

MARVEL PREVIEW #19/2 (11:6)-FB
Synopsis: King Solomon uses the Staff of Solomon to imprison demons.
Characters: King Solomon of Israel

MARVEL PREVIEW #19/2 ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (18)-FB
Synopsis: Kane is captured when he attempts to free African tribesmen from Arab slavers led by Sheikh Hassim Ben Said. Yussef befriends Kane and reveals his staff dates back to prehistory and has been used by biblical patriarchs including Moses and Solomon. Hassim opens an ancient tomb sealed by King Solomon and is slain by a demon, which is destroyed by Kane.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sheikh Hassim Ben Said, Yussef of Hadji, Ali
Notes: Adapted from "The Footfalls Within" by REH. The unadapted "The Children of Asshur" by REH occurs after this.

RED RAVEN COMICS #1/6
Synopsis: The sorcerer Magar the Mystic conjures the soul of King Solomon to help defend France from Nazi Germany in 1940.
Characters: King Solomon of Israel

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #41/2
Synopsis: In Africa, the spirit of Sir Richard Grenville helps Kane against hostile tribesmen.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Sir Richard Grenville
Notes: Adapted from "The Return of Sir Richard Grenville" by REH.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #219
Synopsis: The elderly Kane is abducted in the Black Forest of Germany and taken to Negari in Africa. King Mkeeba restores the spirit of the ancient wizard Nakura to its reformed skull. During the Hyborian Age circa 10,000 BC, Conan discovers the city of Negari ruled by King Yabalya. Both Kane and Conan find themselves transported by the power of the Staff of Solomon to Negari circa 16,000 BC.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Conan, King Mkeeba, Nakura (both in 16,000 BC and 1606), King Yabalya
Notes: Adapted from "Death's Black Riders" by REH. This story occurs in 1606, "four decades" (SSOC 219) after the events of SSOC 34/2 in 1566. Conan is originally from circa "10,000 BC" (Conan #1). They travelled to circa 16,000 BC, "2000 years" (SSOC 220) after the city was founded before Atlantis sank circa 18,000 BC.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #220
Synopsis: Kane and Conan escape into the ancient city of Negari. The sorcerer Nakura mystically binds his skull to the Negari and has slaves Dygor and Kari overthrow the Atlantean rulers. Kari murders Nakura but his skull becomes a holy relic. Kane and Conan return to the 17th century and destroy the skull of Nakura, and Conan is restored to his own time.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Conan, King Dygor, King Gandaro XVII, Kari, Martallus, Nakura (both in 16,000 BC and 1606), King Yabalya (BTS)

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #83/4
Synopsis: An elderly Kane travels aboard the ship Athena, a vessel bound from India to England. When the captain Allen Stewart attacks an unarmed Portuguese vessel, the Bianca, Kane helps defend the Portuguese crew and kills Stewart. The Portuguese captain allows Kane onto the Bianca, which sails for Japan.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Pilot-Major Allen Stewart

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #20/2 (1 - 7:2) ~ SOLOMON KANE #6/2 (1 - 2:2) ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (1 - 21:2)
Synopsis: The elderly Kane returns to his hometown of Devon and reminisces about his adventures at Ye Falcon's Nest inn. He remembers his beloved friend Bess, who died seven years past, and leaves the inn.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Elizabeth "Bess" Morgan (BTS, deceased in grave)
Notes: "1610" (TSK, KTA). Adapted from "Solomon Kane's Homecoming" by REH.

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (21:3 - 22)
Synopsis: The elderly Kane watches two children play as he leaves Devon.
Characters: Solomon Kane

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #20/2 (7:3) ~ SOLOMON KANE #6/2 (2:3) ~ SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (23:1 - 23:2)
Synopsis: His wanderlust has the elderly Kane leave Devon yet again.
Characters: Solomon Kane

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #162/2 (23 - 25)
Synopsis: Kane visits the grave of Bess after leaving Devon.
Characters: Solomon Kane, Elizabeth "Bess" Morgan (BTS, deceased in grave)


BIBLE TALES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE - BIBLE TALES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
CSAGA - CONAN SAGA
DL - DRACULA LIVES
DRSTR3 - DOCTOR STRANGE v3
KULLB - KULL AND THE BARBARIANS
MU - MONSTERS UNLEASHED
M/PRM - MARVEL PREMIERE
M/PRV - MARVEL PREVIEW
RED RAVEN COMICS - RED RAVEN COMICS
SK - SOLOMON KANE
W2 - WOLVERINE v2
SSOC - SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN

TSK - THE TRAIL OF SOLOMON KANE by Fred Blosser (from KULLB 3)
KTA - KANE... THE AVENGER, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SOLOMON KANE by Fred Blosser (from SSOC 219)


ABIL
SK 4

ALLARDINE, BEN
SSOC 33/2 (7:2 - 7:3)-FB
SSOC 33/2

ALI
M/PRV 19/2

ANNEMARIE/"ROSE OF THE VALLEY"
SSOC 22/2 (5:3 - 5:7)-FB

BANWAY, SIR GEORGE
SSOC 33/2 (2:4)-FB
SSOC 33/2

BEN AR, ALI
SK 4

BEN AR, CALIPH ABU
SK 4

BEN SAID, SHIEKH HASSIM
M/PRV 19/2

BOLESCU
SSOC 26/2

CABEL, CARA
SK 2 (6:1 - 7:6)-FB

CABEL, JUSTIN
SK 2 (6:1 - 7:6)-FB
SK 2

CABEL, MARTA
SK 2 (6:1 - 7:6)-FB
SK 2

CABEL, NATHAN
SK 2 (6:1 - 7:6)-FB
SK 2

CARSON, ROSELLA
DL 3/3

CATHRYN
DRSSTR3 37 (7:5)-FB
{SSOC 22/2}

CONAN OF CIMMERIA
*SSOC 219
*SSOC 220
[CTB 275/2]
TCORPS 3
[SSOC 128]

DANIEL
SSOC 171/2

D'ARCY, SIR RUPERT
SSOC 33/2

DOM, BROTHER
CSAGA 50/3

DOUGHTY, SIR THOMAS
SSOC 62/2

DRACULA/VLAD TEPES
...
DL 3
DL 3/3
*SSOC 26/2 (3:6 - 4)-FB
*SSOC 26/2
DL 13/4
...

DRAKE, SIR FRANCIS
{SSOC 62/2}
W2 78 (9:4 - 11:1)-FB

DRIAGO
CSAGA 50/3

DYGOR, KING
SSOC 220

EZRA
MU 1/4 (7:7 - 8:3)-FB
MU 1/4

FISHHAWK/CAPTAIN JONAS HARDRAKER
SSOC 33/2 (11:5)-FB-BTS
SSOC 33/2

FRANZ
SSOC 26/2 (3:6 - 4)-FB
SSOC 26/2

GANDARO XVII, KING
SSOC 220

GARVIN, MARY
SSOC 33/2 (7:2 - 7:3)-FB
SSOC 33/2

GASPER
CSAGA 50/3

GASTON
M/PRM 33

GASTON THE BUTCHER (GASTON L'ARMON)
SSOC 18/2

GERTRUDE
SK 2

GIDEON
MU 1/4 (7:7 - 8:3)-FB
MU 1/4

GORU
SSOC 54/2

GRENVILLE, SIR RICHARD
SSOC 162/2 (4:2 - 4:5)-FB
SSOC 20/2 (2:3 - 3:1)-FB-BTS
SSOC 162/2 (5:3 - 5:6)-FB
SSOC 41/2 (1:2 - 1:5)-FB
SK 6/2 (1:3)-FB-BTS
{SSOC 20/2 (3:2)-FB}
SSOC 162/2 (5:5 - 5:6)-FB
SSOC 41/2

GULKA THE GORILLA-SLAYER
M/PRM 34

HARKINS, GIDEON
SSOC 14/2 (9:6 - 10:4)-FB
SSOC 14/2

HASSUR
SK 4

HOLLISTER, JOHN "JACK"
SSOC 33/2 (2:4)-FB
SSOC 33/2

JULKA
SSOC 26/2 (3:6 - 4)-FB
SSOC 26/2

KANE, CAPTAIN SOLOMON L./"SULEIMAN KAHANI"
SSOC 162/2 (7:3)-FB
SK 2 (6:1 - 6:3:2)-FB
SSOC 162/2 (8:2)-FB-BTS
SK 2 (6:3:3)-FB
SSOC 13/2 (3)-FB
MU 1/4 (1:2)-FB
{MU 1/4}
SSOC 13/2
SSOC 14/2
M/PRM 33 (5 - 7)-FB
SK 1 (4:5)
M/PRM 33 (1 - 4)
M/PRM 33 (12:1 - 12:3)-FB
M/PRM 33 (8 - 17)
CSAGA 50/3
M/PRM 34
SK 5 (2:6 - 3:2)-FB
SK 1 (38)
SK 5 (3:3 - 3:7)-FB
SSOC 171/2
SK 2
SSOC 18/2
SSOC 19/2
SSOC 22/2
DL 3/3 (4:3 - 5)-FB
DL 3/3
SSOC 25/2
SSOC 26/2
SSOC 37/2 (2:4 - 2:8)-FB
SSOC 34/2 (1 - 9)
SSOC 20/2 (5)-FB
SSOC 34/2 (10 - 12)
SSOC 37/2
SSOC 39/2
SSOC 62/2
SSOC 33/2 (8:5)-FB
SSOC 33/2
SSOC 162/2 (4:2 - 4:5)-FB
SSOC 20/2 (2:3 - 3:1)-FB-BTS
SSOC 162/2 (5:3 - 5:6)-FB
SSOC 41/2 (1:2 - 1:5)-FB
SK 6/2 (1:3)-FB
SSOC 20/2 (3:2)-FB
SSOC 162/2 (5:5 - 5:6)-FB
SSOC 20/2 (4:3)-FB
KULLB 2/2
KULLB 3/3
SK 5 (22:6 - 22:7)
SSOC 53/2 (3:3 - 3:5)-FB
SSOC 53/2 (1 - 7:1)
SSOC 20/2 (6:2)-FB
SSOC 53/2 (7:2 - 11)
SSOC 54/2
SK 4
M/PRV 19/2
SSOC 41/2
SSOC 219
SSOC 220
SSOC 83/4
SSOC 20/2 (1 - 7:2)
SSOC 162/2 (21:3 - 22)
SSOC 20/2 (7:3)
SSOC 162/2 (23 - 25)

KARI
SSOC 220

KRAN
{KULLB 3/3}
SK 5 (22:6 - 22:7)

KUROBA
SSOC 54/2

LA COSTA
M/PRM 33

LA MON
M/PRM 33 (12:1 - 12:3)-FB
M/PRM 33

LE LOUP/"THE WOLF"
{M/PRM 33}
M/PRM 34

LOGA
SSOC 54/2

MARCIA
SSOC 26/2 (3:6 - 4)-FB
SSOC 26/2-BTS

MARTALLUS
SSOC 220

MKEEBA, KING
SSOC 219

MORGAN, ELIZABETH "BESS"
SSOC 162/2 (7:3)-FB
SSOC 162/2 (8:2)-FB
{SSOC 20/2 (4:2)-FB}
SSOC 20/2-BTS
SSOC 162/2 (23 - 25)-BTS

MORGIT
SSOC 26/2 (3:6 - 4)-FB
SSOC 26/2

NAKARI, QUEEN
SSOC 39/2 (7:4 - 7:5)-FB
SSOC 37/2 (4:1)-FB
SSOC 34/2 (1 - 9)
{SSOC 20/2 (5)-FB}
SSOC 34/2 (10 - 12)
SSOC 37/2
SSOC 39/2

NAKURA
SSOC 219
SSOC 220
{SSOC 39/2}
SSOC 219
SSOC 220

NAYELA
SSOC 54/2

N'LONGA
{M/PRM 34}
SK 5 (2:6 - 3:2)-FB
SSOC 20/2 (4:3)-FB
KULLB 2/2
KULLB 3/3

RANDEL, DICK
SSOC 33/2

RATON/"THE RAT"
M/PRM 33

REDLY, JOHN
SSOC 13/2 ~ SSOC 13/2 (8:6 - 10:3)-FB-BTS

SAM
SSOC 33/2

"SATAN"
SSOC 19/2-BTS

SCHEUSSLISCHER LINDWURM I
SSOC 22/2 (5:3 - 5:7)-FB

SCHEUSSLISCHER LINDWURM II
DRSSTR3 37 (7:5)-FB
{SSOC 22/2}

SHAREEN, PRINCESS
SK 4

SILENT, JOHN
SSOC 19/2

SILVER ONE/"MISS HARKINS"
SSOC 14/2 (9:6 - 10:4)-FB
SSOC 14/2

SIMEON, ROGER
SSOC 13/2 (8:6 - 10:3)-FB ~ SSOC 13/2-BTS

SOLOMON OF ISRAEL, KING
BIBLE TALES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE 4/4
M/PRV 19/2 (11:6)-FB
{RED RAVEN COMICS 1/6}

SONGA, CHIEF
M/PRM 34

STEWART, PILOT-MAJOR ALLEN
SSOC 83/4

TAFERAL, MARYLIN/"MARA"
SSOC 37/2 (4:1)-FB
SSOC 34/2-BTS
{SSOC 37/2}
SSOC 39/2

TAFERAL, SIR JOHN
SSOC 37/2 (2:4 - 2:8)-FB

VON FRANKENSTEIN, BARON HANS
DRSSTR3 37 (7:5)-FB
{SSOC 22/2}

VON FRANKENSTEIN, GEORG/"ST. GEORGE"
SSOC 22/2 (5:3 - 5:7)-FB
SSOC 22/2-BTS

VON STALER, BARON (ROBERT)
SSOC 19/2

YABALYA, KING
SSOC 219
SSOC 220-BTS

YUSSEF OF HADJI
M/PRV 19/2

ZUNNA
{KULLB 2/2}
KULLB 3/3
SK 5 (22:6 - 22:7)

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