Savage Sword Conan Orig Marvel Yrs Omnibus HC Vol 03 DM Var (MR)
(W) Roy Thomas, Christy Marx (A) John Buscema, More (CA) Earl Norem
Writer Roy Thomas and Conan artist supreme, John Buscema, are joined by a host of top-tier visual talents-Frank Brunner, Gene Colan, Sal Buscema, Ernie Chan and Carmine Infantino-to tell Conan's most savage tales. This volume's stories range from the young Cimmerian's exploits as a mercenary to his latter days as king of Aquilonia in the iconic 'Scarlet Citadel.' Anchoring it is Thomas and Buscema's 160-page adaptation of Conan the Buccaneer. It's a high-seas masterpieces that entangles Conan, a vile pirate and a beautiful princess with the forces of Thoth-Amon. Also featuring pinups galore, an exhaustive dictionary of Hyborian era names and places, and the stunningly painted, full-color masterpiece, 'The Trail of the Bloodstained God.' Collecting SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN (1974) #29-44 and MARVEL COMICS SUPER SPECIAL (1977) #9.