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Title: Black Colossus Title Record # 68522
Author: Robert E. Howard
Date: 1933-06-00
Type: SHORTFICTION
Length: novelette
Series: Conan
Language: English
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Other Titles

Translations
Year Language Title
1970Translated by Fritz Moeglich.
German Natohk, der Zauberer
1982Translated by Lore Straßl.
German Natokh, der Zauberer
1982Translated by François Truchaud
French Le colosse noir
2005 Italian Colosso nero
2015 Translated by Lore Straßl Previously published as Natokh, der Zauberer
German Natohk, der Zauberer

Publications

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog ID Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
Weird Tales, June 1933 1933-06-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Popular Fiction Publishing Co.   $0.25 132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
mag M. Brundage  
Conan the Barbarian 1955-00-00 Robert E. Howard Gnome Press (Conan (Gnome Press) #2)   $3.00 224
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ed Emshwiller Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1968-10-00 L. Sprague de Camp, Robert E. Howard Lancer Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 74-963 $0.75 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Duillo Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1968-10-00 L. Sprague de Camp, Robert E. Howard Lancer Books 74-963 C$0.75 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Duillo Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1970-03-00 L. Sprague de Camp, Robert E. Howard Lancer Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 447-75119-095 $0.95 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Duillo Checkmark
Conan der Freibeuter 1970-10-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Heyne (Heyne Science Fiction & Fantasy #3210) 3210 DM 2.80 149
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Herbert Bruck Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1973-00-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Lancer Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 447-75119-095 $0.95 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Duillo Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1974-00-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Sphere (Conan (Sphere) #5) 0-7221-4696-5 £0.30 205
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Duillo Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1977-08-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Ace Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11673-6 $1.95 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll John Duillo  
Black Colossus 1979-00-00 Robert E. Howard Donald M. Grant (Conan (Donald M. Grant) #9) 0-937986-03-8 $20.00 184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ned Dameron Checkmark
Black Colossus 1979-00-00 Robert E. Howard Donald M. Grant (Conan (Donald M. Grant) #9) 0-937986-03-8 $20.00 184
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Ned Dameron Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1979-05-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Ace Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11673-6 $1.95 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Conan the Freebooter 1982-00-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Ace Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11614-0 $2.50 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Conan the Freebooter 1982-04-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Ace Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11632-9 $2.25 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Conan le flibustier 1982-06-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp J. C. Lattès (Titres SF #61)     251
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Jean-Michel Nicollet Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1984-07-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Ace Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11457-1 $2.75 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Conan le flibustier 1985-09-10 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1891) 2-277-21891-X   252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Frank Frazetta Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1986-01-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Ace Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11584-5 $2.95 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll  
Conan the Freebooter 1986-11-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Ace Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11863-1 $2.95 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
Conan the Freebooter 1990-03-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Ace Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11863-1 $3.50 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Boris Vallejo  
Conan le flibustier 1990-05-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1891) 2-277-21891-X   252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Frank Frazetta  
Conan le flibustier 1993-03-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp J'ai Lu (J'ai Lu - Science Fiction #1891) 2-277-21891-X   252
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Frank Frazetta  
Conan the Freebooter 1993-08-00 Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Ace Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11863-1 $4.50 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Boris Vallejo  
Conan 1998-10-00 Robert E. Howard Lefrancq 2-87153-594-9   768
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
omni Doug Beekman  
The Conan Chronicles: Volume 1: The People of the Black Circle 2000-08-00 Robert E. Howard Millennium / Victor Gollancz (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #8) 1-85798-996-1 £6.99 xi+
548
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll John Howe Checkmark
Robert E. Howard's Complete Conan of Cimmeria: Volume One (1932-1933) 2002-05-00 Robert E. Howard Wandering Star (The Robert E. Howard Library of Classics #4) 0-9534253-7-1 $195.00 xi+
425+
35
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mark Schultz Checkmark
Robert E. Howard's Complete Conan of Cimmeria: Volume One (1932-1933) 2002-05-00 Robert E. Howard Wandering Star (The Robert E. Howard Library of Classics #4) 0-9534253-8-X $270.00 xi+
425+
35
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mark Schultz Checkmark
Robert E. Howard's Complete Conan of Cimmeria: Volume One (1932-1933) 2002-05-00 Robert E. Howard Wandering Star (The Robert E. Howard Library of Classics #4) 0-9534253-9-8 $390.00 xi+
425+
35
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mark Schultz Checkmark
Conan: Die Original-Erzählungen aus den Jahren 1932 und 1933 2003-09-00 Robert E. Howard Heyne (Meisterwerke der Fantasy) 3-453-87061-1 €10.00 765
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Charles Keegan Checkmark
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian 2003-12-00 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-46151-7 $14.95 xxv+
463
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Mark Schultz Checkmark
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian 2004-02-00 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine / SFBC 0-7394-4081-0 $12.99 xxv+
463
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mark Schultz Checkmark
The Conan Chronicles Volume 1: The People of the Black Circle 2004-09-00 Robert E. Howard Gollancz / Orion (Millennium / Gollancz Fantasy Masterworks #8) 1-85798-996-1 £7.99 575
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll John Howe Checkmark
Conan - La spada della fenice 2005-02-00 Robert E. Howard Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Fantasy Urania #6 (Second Series))   €4.10 250
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Paolo Barbieri  
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian 2005-11-22 Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 0-345-48385-5 $29.95 xxv+
457+
[9]
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mark Schultz Checkmark
The Complete Chronicles of Conan: Centenary Edition 2006-01-00 Robert E. Howard Gollancz / Orion 0-575-07766-2 £18.99 925
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Weird Writings of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1: July 1925-June 1934 2006-01-00 Robert E. Howard Girasol Collectables   $100.00 vi+
625
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rudy Nebres Checkmark
The Weird Writings of Robert E. Howard, Volume 1: July 1925-June 1934 2006-01-00 Robert E. Howard Girasol Collectables   $112.50 vi+
625
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Rudy Nebres Checkmark
Conan: Die Original-Erzählungen aus den Jahren 1932 und 1933 2006-02-06 Robert E. Howard Heyne 3-453-52069-6 €13.00 767
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Charles Keegan Checkmark
The Complete Chronicles of Conan: Centenary Edition 2006-05-00 Robert E. Howard Gollancz / Orion / SFBC 0-575-07766-2 $23.95 925
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Valley of the Worm 2006-07-00 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 0-8095-1135-5 $35.00 213
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Stephen Fabian Checkmark
Three Tales of Conan the Barbarian 2007-03-01 Robert E. Howard The Echo Library 1-4068-2359-7 £7.90 129
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Valley of the Worm 2007-04-01 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press 0-8095-5774-6 $12.95 320
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Conan: Le Cimmérien 2007-10-31 Robert E. Howard Bragelonne (Les intégrales) 978-2-35294-117-0   576
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mark Schultz  
Conan: Le Cimmérien 2008-03-00 Robert E. Howard Bragelonne 978-2-35294-172-9 €25.00 574
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Mark Schultz Checkmark
The Adventurous Tales of Conan the Cimmerian 2008-10-00 Robert E. Howard Onno Tasler 4578173 $25.00 699
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Andreas Stech Checkmark
Conan the Barbarian 2009-00-00 Robert E. Howard Prion Books 978-1-85375-699-3 £14.99 653
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll John Ridgway Checkmark
Valley of the Worm: The Weird Works of Robert E. Howard, Volume 5 2009-02-00 Robert E. Howard Wildside Press   $6.99 305
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Stephen Fabian Checkmark
The Complete Chronicles of Conan 2009-04-01 Robert E. Howard Gollancz 978-0-575-07780-5 £ 925
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Black Colossus 2010-00-00 Robert E. Howard Paradox Entertainment (The Works of Robert E. Howard (Paradox))   $10.00 37
ph?Pamphlet. Used for short (in page count), unbound, staple-bound, or otherwise lightly bound publications.
chap Checkmark
Conan: Le Cimmérien 2010-00-00 Robert E. Howard Bragelonne 978-2-35294-172-9 €25.00 574
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Mark Schultz  
Conan the Barbarian 2010-01-00 Robert E. Howard Prion & Easton Press 978-1-85375-699-3   653
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll John Ridgway Checkmark
Conan the Destroyer 2011-10-13 Robert E. Howard Gollancz (Conan Classics #1) 978-0-575-11500-2 £8.99 361
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Eamon O'Donoghue Checkmark
Conan the Destroyer 2011-10-13 Robert E. Howard Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-11501-9 £4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll Eamon O'Donoghue  
Weird Tales, June 1933 2012-08-00 ed. Farnsworth Wright Girasol Collectables   $35.00 132
pulp?Magazine using the common pulp size: 6.5" by 9.5". For ISFDB purposes this may also be used as a designation for the quality of the paper. There are some untrimmed pulps that are as large as 8" by 11.75
anth M. Brundage Checkmark
Conan: Le Cimmérien 2013-09-00 Robert E. Howard Bragelonne 978-2-35294-172-9 €25.00 574
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Mark Schultz  
Fantastic Stories Presents: Conan the Barbarian Super Pack 2014-06-19 Robert E. Howard Positronic Publishing 978-1-63384-292-2 $1.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll prometeus  
Fantastic Stories Presents: Conan The Barbarian Super Pack 2014-08-14 Robert E. Howard Wilder Publications 978-1-63384-322-6 $19.95 588
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll prometeus  
Conan 1 2015-06-22 Robert E. Howard Festa (Robert E. Howard: Die Original-Erzählungen #1) 978-3-86552-389-1 €24.00 394
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Arndt Drechsler Checkmark
Conan 1 2015-06-22 Robert E. Howard Festa (Robert E. Howard: Die Original-Erzählungen #1) 978-3-86552-387-7 €14.95 394
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Arndt Drechsler  
Conan the Barbarian 2015-11-13 Robert E. Howard Ulwencreutz Media 978-1-329-68750-9 $57.00 719
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
Conan: Le Cimmérien 2015-11-18 Robert E. Howard Bragelonne (Les intégrales) 978-2-35294-918-3   576
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Mark Schultz  
The Complete Chronicles of Conan: Centenary Edition 2016-04-28 Robert E. Howard Gateway / Orion 978-1-4732-1533-7 $19.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Robert E. Howard's Conan the Cimmerian Barbarian: The Complete Weird Tales Omnibus 2017-00-00 Robert E. Howard The Easton Press     xiii+
666
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Margaret Brundage Checkmark
Conan: Broadsword Legacy Collection 2017-04-03 Robert E. Howard Shirtsleeve Press 978-1-5451-2351-5 $24.99 xi+
810
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Vuk Kostic Checkmark
Robert E. Howard's Conan the Cimmerian Barbarian: The Complete Weird Tales Omnibus 2017-06-01 Robert E. Howard Pulp-Lit Productions 978-1-63591-271-5 $64.99 860
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll  
Robert E. Howard's Conan the Cimmerian Barbarian: The Complete Weird Tales Omnibus 2017-06-01 Robert E. Howard Pulp-Lit Productions 978-1-63591-272-2 $29.99 684
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll  
Robert E. Howard's Conan the Cimmerian Barbarian: The Complete Weird Tales Omnibus 2017-06-01 Robert E. Howard Pulp-Lit Productions 978-1-63591-273-9 $4.99  
ebook?Used for all electronic formats, including but not limited to EPUB, eReader, HTML, iBook, Mobipocket, and PDF.
coll  
Conan: The Barbarian - Collected Adventures 2017-06-13 Robert E. Howard The Castania Group 978-1-5480-7838-6 $29.95 812
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Checkmark
Fantastic Stories Presents: Conan the Barbarian Super Pack 2018-04-03 Robert E. Howard Positronic Publishing 978-1-5154-2277-8 $24.99 590
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll prometeus  
Conan the Freebooter date unknown Robert E. Howard, L. Sprague de Camp Lancer Books (Conan (Lancer/Ace) #3) 0-441-11632-9 $2.25 223
pb?Paperback. Typically 7" by 4.25" (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller or wider/deeper.
coll Boris Vallejo Checkmark
The Complete Chronicles of Conan: Centenary Edition date unknown Robert E. Howard Gollancz / Orion 978-0-575-07766-9 £20.00 925
hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
coll Checkmark
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian date unknown Robert E. Howard Del Rey / Ballantine 978-0-345-46151-3 $16.95 xxv+
463
tp?Trade paperback. Any softcover book which is at least 7.25" (or 19 cm) tall, or at least 4.5" (11.5 cm) wide/deep.
coll Mark Schultz Checkmark
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