Conan stars in “Red Nails” (script by Roy Thomas, art by Barry Windsor-Smith); adapted from the story by Robert E. Howard. Conan also stars in “Cimmeria,” a Howard poem illustrated by Windsor-Smith (5 pages). King Kull stars in “The Skull of Silence” (script by Thomas, art by Berni Wrightson; adapted from the story by Howard; reprinted from Creatures on the Loose 10, plus the original unused cover by Wrightson). Also in thie issue: “Dark Tomorrow” (script by Gerry Conway, art by Gray Morrow) and a reprint, “The Crusader” (script by Stan Lee, art by Joe Maneely; from The Black Knight 1 in May 1955). Text feature, “A Probable Outline of Conan’s Career” by P. Schuyler Miller and John D. Clark. Illustrations by Windsor-Smith, Al Williamson, and Frank Brunner. John Buscema cover painting.