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Buscema/Buscema: Savage Sword of Conan 21 Page 49 by John Buscema - Comic Strip
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Buscema/Buscema: Savage Sword of Conan 21 Page 49

Comic Strip
1977
Ink
Published page
Text bubbles on separate transparent sheet
Detail 1
Detail 2
Cover

Description

Pencils and inks by John Buscema.
Conan, Lissa, and Amalric flee the city as it falls into chaos.

Comment

Pages that are pencilled and inked by John Buscema are usually pages with fantastic, dynamic, detailed depiction of persons and no or very simple background. Maybe he wasn't interested in the background work or simply had not the time to work them out, as he worked not very fast (a reason I think, why he had numerous inker that worked on his pencils in parallel in the 70s and 80s).
This issue of Savage Sword of Conan was inked by Sonny Trinidad, except for the chapter 3 (page 41-51), where you can find this page. This chapter was inked by Big John himself. Why he did ink this chapter and not the first or second? I don't know... ;).
Thank you Thommy and Michel for letting this page go!

Publication

  • La tour de l'épouvante
  • Hachette
  • 10/2017
  • Interior page

About John Buscema

John Buscema, born Giovanni Natale Buscema (December 11, 1927 – January 10, 2002), was an American comic-book artist and one of the mainstays of Marvel Comics during its 1960s and 1970s ascendancy into an industry leader and its subsequent expansion to a major pop culture conglomerate. His younger brother Sal Buscema is also a comic-book artist. Buscema is best known for his run on the series The Avengers and The Silver Surfer, and for over 200 stories featuring the sword and sorcery hero Conan the Barbarian. In addition, he pencilled at least one issue of nearly every major Marvel title, including long runs on two of the company's top magazines Fantastic Four and Thor.He was inducted into the Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Fame in 2002.

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CerealeKiller Elle est géniale celle la
Jul 14, 2019, 1:23 AM
Bobby75 Nice :) A classic! Thanks :)
Apr 17, 2019, 11:38 PM
Jam Awesome page ! Congrats !
Apr 17, 2019, 9:38 AM
fazo Very beautiful and sober, John's board very clean and fluid.
Apr 16, 2019, 11:06 AM
Difool C'est fort, c'est violent, c'est Conan ! Et 100% Buscema !
Apr 16, 2019, 7:24 AM
BrunoPLZ Wonderful Buscema page. Every single panel seems to tell a story of its own.
Apr 15, 2019, 9:15 PM
becoolman Pure Buscema at his peak ! Congrats !
Apr 15, 2019, 8:30 AM