Serpent Men are a fictional race created by Robert E. Howard for his King Kull tales. They first appeared in "The Shadow Kingdom," published in Weird Tales in August 1929.
They were later adapted for the Marvel Comics Conan comics by Roy Thomas and Marie Severin. Their first Marvel Universe appearance was in Kull the Conqueror vol.1 #2 (September, 1971). They were used in the 1992 Conan the Adventurer animated series, and were also adapted into H. P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos by writers like Lin Carter and Clark Ashton Smith.
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