took over more of the writing, still largely uncredited, as his grasp
craft of graphic storytelling progressed. His work on Conan made Windsor-Smith
a star in the comics field. He won the Academy of Comic Book Arts award
for Outstanding New Talent in 1970, and for Best Continuing
Feature for Conan in both 1971 and 1972.
on Conan the Barbarian culminated in the classic stories “The Song of Red Sonja” in
issue # 24, with the story by BWS, and the adaptation, with scripter
Roy Thomas, of Robert E. Howard’s “Red Nails,” which
appeared in the second and third issues of Marvel’s black and white
comics magazine Savage Tales in late 1973.
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The cover of Conan the Barbarian #24,