Comic Book Legends Revealed #422

Welcome to the four hundred and twenty-second in a series of examinations of comic book legends and whether they are true or false. This week, did Marvel really back out on making Ultimate Captain America black because of the response to their mini-series Truth: Red, White and Black? Plus, two legends involving Conan the Barbarian during the 1970s. First, did Marvel really cancel Conan after just seven issues? And finally, how did Roy Thomas get “revenge” on Neal Adams drawing a monster in an issue of Conan with a mouth that, well, evoked the genitalia of a woman?

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