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.