In 1995 BWS wrote, drew and colored his first Conan story since 1973’s "Red Nails" for a special one-shot comic titled CONAN vs. RUNE #1. It was published by Marvel, who had bought RUNE publisher Malibu Comics in 1994, primarily to acquire it's state-of-the-art computer coloring department.


Above: A panel from the original art for
page 17 of CONAN vs. RUNE #1 (1995)
Above: The BWS cover of CONAN vs. RUNE #1 (1995)