Claw the Unconquered No.5


In 1975 DC Comics introduced "Claw," a barbarian with a cursed hand who travelled the fantastical land of "Pytharia." Created by writer Dave Michelin and artist Ernie Chan, Claw takes obvious inspiration from Marvel Comic's popular depiction of pulp author Robert E. Howard's "Conan the Barbarian," which first hit comic stands in 1970.

"Claw the Unconquered" ended after twelve issues.

Date Made: 1976

Maker: D. C. Comics, Inc.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: ComicsFantasy


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Credit Line: Gift of George R. Zug

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2013.3039.024Catalog Number: 2013.3039.025Nonaccession Number: 2013.3039

Object Name: comic book

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 3/4 in x 10 3/4 in; x 17.145 cm x 27.305 cm


Record Id: nmah_1449668

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