Conan the Barbarian was a Marvel Comics title starring the sword-and-sorcery character created by Robert E. Howard. It debuted in Oct. 1970 and ran for 275 issues until Dec. 1993.
The book was noted for the long stints of its writer Roy Thomas, who penned issues #1-115 and then #241-253; as well as pencillers Barry Smith (who drew most issues between #1-#24) and John Buscema (who drew the vast bulk of issues #25-190). Later writers included J.M. DeMatteis, Bruce Jones, Michael Fleisher, Doug Moench, Jim Owsley, Alan Zelenetz, Chuck Dixon, and Don Kraar.