Archive for November, 2015

SSConan17Second entry in a series running now at

SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN was the grooviest 70s sword-and-sorcery magazine–and possibly the greatest such magazine or comic of all time. Stellar work from Roy Thomas, John Buscema, Alfredo Alcala, Neal Adams, and more…

I’m re-living this series that I started reading when I was 8 years old in 1978. It’s as fun to write about these first 24 issues as it is to read them.


SSConan28Over at I’ve posted the first in a series of articles exploring/celebrating the SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN, as collected by Dark Horse in the past few years.

This first post takes an in-depth look at Volume One, where the unmatched art team of John Buscema and Alfredo Alcala began weaving their pencil-and-ink magic with the help of writer/editor Roy Thomas.

Sword and Sorcery doesn’t get any better…