Quote1 I know. Even in these wilder regions of Valusia, I still am King. But I wonder...Has that made me a happy man? Quote2
-- King Kull

Appearing in "The Skull of Silence!"

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Synopsis for "The Skull of Silence!"

Kull is warned not to open the doors to the castle, as doing so will unleash an ancient evil. Kull ignores the warnings, breaks the lock, and opens the door. He is almost overwhelmed by, and barely defeats, the mystic entity known as Silence. After trapping the entity back in the castle, and re-locking the doors, he declares that no one should ever open those doors.

Appearing in "Trull! The Inhuman!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Tales to Astonish #21.

Synopsis for "Trull! The Inhuman!"

This story is a reprint of the comic
Tales to Astonish #21.

Solicit Synopsis

(February) (Mislabeled as CHAMBER OF DARKNESS #4:) From the pen of Robert E. Howard, creator of Conan, comes this tale of the barbarous King Kull — and the Skull of Silence! Plus the greatest monster epic of all!

  • (March) (Mislabeled as TOWER OF SHADOWS #10:) If you dig Conan the Barbarian — you're gonna love King Kull! Robert E. Howard's first and fiercest swashbuckler! Plus a mad monster Shockeroo!


  • The Skull of Silence! is adapted from Robert E. Howard's short story.
  • Wrightson is credited as Berni Wrightson.

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