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""!