Conan, the greatest sword and sorcery hero of them all, carves
another violent path in this latest collection of epic fantasy
Shadow in the Tomb & Other Stories is the fifth in
The Chronicles of Conan series. And boy has artist
John Buscema pulled out all the stops.
of Buscema's work should be on display in a public gallery
as an example of how beautiful the comic art form can be.
Buscema is occasionally allowed a full page, and in very rare
circumstances a double page, to show off his talents. My favourite
example here is the beautiful spread where Conan is recalling
many of the past beasts he has slain in battle. This work
of art hardly needs any text to explain what is going on as
Buscema's work speaks volumes.
familiar with this series will also be glad to hear that Roy
Thomas's usual perambulation, of the issues that are reprinted
here, is present and correct. This helps to set in a historical
context the stories that you hold in your hand.
fact that this is well written, beautifully illustrated and
well presented by Titan Books, make this collection a must
own for any serious comic collector.
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