Real Name: Strabo
likely a ship's crewmen
Group Membership: Likely an unidentified ship's crew
Affiliations: He had a number of comrades who considered him a champion
Enemies: Conan the Cimmerian;
he was known as a bully and presumably made himself a substatial number of enemies
Known Relatives: None
Base of Operations: Messantia, Argos; he presumably frequented the Cup and the Trident Inn
First Appearance: Conan of the Isles (1968);
Marvel Graphic Novel: Conan of the Isles (1988)
Powers/Abilities: Strabo was large and presumably strong enough that he was able to bully others.
He considered himself a powerful fighter, but he was no match for even a 70-ish Conan.
Height: Unrevealed (he looked about Conan's height, so perhaps 6'5")
Weight: Unrevealed (perhaps 250 lbs.)
Eyes: Unrevealed (only shown from a distance, but they looked dark, perhaps brown)
Hair: None shown; he didn't have obvious eyebrows (perhaps he had some form of alopecia)
(Marvel Graphic Novel: Conan of the Isles (fb) - BTS)
- Strabo apparently frequented the Cup and Trident Inn where he was
known as a champion to some and a bully to others.
Comments: Created by L. Sprague DeCamp & Lin Carter;
adapted by Roy Thomas, John Buscema, Danny Bulandi, Ricardo Villamonte & Armando Gil.
The name Strabo is historically Roman: "Strabo" ("squinter") was a term given by the
Romans to anyone whose eyes were distorted or crooked or affected by
---Dim I Nticoudis
Long in the tooth refers to old age, as teeth condition, size, etc. are commonly used to age animals. Some animals have teeth that continuously grow, or develop gingival recession with age, making their teeth look longer.
It's perhaps simplistic, but I typically consider Argos to the Hyborian equivalent of Greece.
Messantia was a notable seaport
Profile by Snood.
Strabo should be distinguished from:
images: (without ads)
Marvel Graphic Novel: Conan of the Isles, pg. 13, panel 2 (face);
panel 7 (gutpunched);
pg. 14, panel 2 (dropped)
Marvel Graphic Novel: Conan of the Isles (1988) - Roy Thomas (writer), John Buscema (pencils), Danny Bulanadi, Ricardo Villamonte & Armando Gil (inks), Craig Anderson (editor)
First posted: 08/19/2019
Last updated: 08/30/2019
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