A Look at Roy Thomas and Alan Davis' Savage Sword of Conan Prequel to People Of The Black Circle

Back in May, Bleeding Cool told you that Roy Thomas and Alan Davis would be telling a Savage Sword Of Conan story that worked as a prequel to the classic Conan tale People Of The Black Circle by Robert E Howard.

One of the original Conan novellas first serialised in 1934 issues, it saw Conan kidnapping a princess while foiling a nefarious plot of world conquest by the Black Seers of Yimsha. It is set in mythical Hyborian versions of India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan – Vendhya and Afghulistan. The story was originally adapted for comics by Roy Thomas, John Buscema and Alfredo Alcala in the seventies.

And now we get a look at what happened before…

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(W) Roy Thomas (A) Alan Davis (CA) Marco Checchetto
Nearly 50 years after he first brought the Cimmerian to the pages of Marvel Comics, the incredible ROY THOMAS returns to script the SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN!  Teamed with the legendary ALAN DAVIS, get ready for an unforgettable chapter in the saga of Conan, as the barbarian leads a mysterious band of adventurers into the Himelian Mountains in search of a lost comrade.  But Conan may get more than he bargained for as the startling truth behind the quest is uncovered!  Set before Robert E. Howard's "People of the Black Circle," don't miss the start of this ALL-NEW adventure fleshing out an important period in Conan's history!
Plus: The next chapter in the all-new novella "THE SHADOW OF VENGEANCE"!
Parental AdvisoryIn Shops: Oct 16, 2019
SRP: $3.99

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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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