King Sumuabi and his wizard ZukalaKING SUMUABI of AKKHARIA

Real Name: King Sumuabi

Identity/Class: Human, Shemite (Hyborian Era)

Occupation: King of Akkharia

Group Membership: None

Affiliations: Karanthes, Zukala

Enemies: Unnamed royal army (possibly another State-Town in Shem)

Known Relatives: Othbaal (cousin)

Aliases: None

Base of Operations: State-Town of Akkharia in the south of Shem.

First Appearance: Savage Sword of Conan#36 (only named) (December, 1978) {Edizione Italiana: Conan La Spada Selvaggia#4 Comic Art (Dicembre 1986)}
Conan the Barbarian I#115 (flashback) (October, 1980) {Edizione Italiana: Conan il Barbaro#30 Comic Art (Agosto 1991)}

Powers/Abilities: None. He was a normal human but lead a fortified town.

Conan the Barbarian I#115 (fb)) - In the Hyborian Era, some years before the War for the Living Tarim, King Sumuabi was the King of the State-Town of Akkharia.
    For a while he had at his service Zukala as court wizard. One day, Karanthes, priest of Ibis arrived in town. Zukala attacked Karanthes but the priest was protected by spells which Zukala couldn't break.
    King Sumuabi banished Zukala from the town. 

(Conan the Barbarian I#115 (fb) - BTS) - Karanthes built a Temple of Ibis in Akkharia.

(Conan the Barbarian I#112 - BTS) - At least 10 years after Zukala left the town, King Sumuabi started to gather mercenaries for a war. The Anaki people wanted to rebel against the royal government and Sumuabi wanted to help them. The news arrived to Buryat where Conan the Barbarian heard them.

(Conan the Barbarian I#115) - Othbaal, Anakian and King Sumiabi's cousin, recruited men for the war. He spoke to the mercenaries arrived at Akkharia.

(Hawks over Shem, Savage Sword of Conan#36 (fb) - BTS) - The Akkharian army moved to help the Anakian rebels against the royal army, Conan the Cimmerian was part of Sumuabi's volunteers. 
    Othbaal betrayed the rebels and the Akkharian forces too, who all were annihilated by the royal army with the exception of Conan who managed to flee.

Comments: Created by Roy Thomas, John Buscema and Ernie Chan.

Profile by Spidermay

King Sumuabi has no known connections to

Conan the Barbarian I#115, p13, pan3 (Sumuabi and Zukala)

Other appearances: None

Last updated: 11/18/05

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