Black Colossus (collection)

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Black Colossus
Black colossus.jpg
Dust-jacket from the first edition
Author Robert E. Howard
Illustrator Ned Dameron
Cover artist Ned Dameron
Country United States
Language English
Series Donald M. Grant Conan
Genre Fantasy short stories
Publisher Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc.
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 185 pp

Black Colossus is a 1979 collection of two fantasy short stories written by Robert E. Howard featuring his sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. The book was published in 1979 by Donald M. Grant, Publisher, Inc. as volume IX of their deluxe Conan set. The stories originally appeared in the magazine Weird Tales.



  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd. p. 325. 
Preceded by
Jewels of Gwahlur
Grant Conan series
(publication order)
Succeeded by
The Pool of the Black One