Savage Sword of Conan: The Original Marvel years Omnibus Volume 3
Written by Roy Thomas with Christy Marx Pencilled by John Buscema, Ernie Chan & Sal Buscema with Frank Brunner, Gene Colan & Carmine Infantino
Covers by Ryan Brown and 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 & Carmine Infantino - to tell Conan’s most savage tales. This volume’s stories range from the young Cimmerian’s earliest 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 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.