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Thomas, Roy 1940-

Works: 754 works in 1,060 publications in 4 languages and 16,717 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Graphic novels  Young adult works  Juvenile works  Science fiction comic books, strips, etc  Drama  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Adventure stories 
Roles: Scenarist, Editor, Conceptor, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of dialog, Adapter, Collaborator
Classifications: PQ2227, 843.7
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Publications about Roy Thomas
Publications by Roy Thomas
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Most widely held works by Roy Thomas
The man in the iron mask by Alexandre Dumas( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 312 libraries worldwide
"He wore a mask of dark, cold iron-- that a nation might not face the fiery crucible of civil war. Three decades earlier, the young swordsman d'Artagnan and the swashbuckling Three Musketeers were the most celebrated heroes in 17th-century France. But they have long since pursued their separate destinies-- and are suddenly astonished to find themselves on opposing sides in a titanic struggle for the throne of a burgeoning empire. And the pawn in this battle royal is none other than the identical twin brother on King Louis XIV-- the tormented soul doomed to become fooever 'the man in the iron mask'"--Dust jacket back
Treasure Island by Roy Thomas( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
"'Fifteen men on the dead man's chest-- yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!' With this sinister snatch of piratical song echoing along the English coast, the mysterious Billy Bones ushers young Jim Hawkins into an undreamed-of world of danger and adventure on the far-flung, mist-shrouded Treasure Island. And over it all looms the towering shadow of the most famous corsair of them all-- the ever-scheming, intriguing, and enigmatic Long John Silver"--Dust jacket back
The last of the mohicans by Roy Thomas( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 270 libraries worldwide
Retells, in comic book format, the story of a wilderness scout and his Mohegan companions who accept the dangerous task of transporting two young women to Fort William Henry during the French and Indian War and protecting them from an evil Huron
The Iliad by Roy Thomas( Book )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
One of the true cornerstones of Western literature comes to the Marvel Illustrated line! The ancient world is embroiled in a mighty clash of armies: Greek vs. Trojan. Helen, the most beautiful woman in the world, has betrayed her husband - the Greek, Menelaus - and fled to Troy with Trojan prince, Paris. The Greeks have sailed to Troy to bring her back - and crush all that stand in their way! This is the first chapter in the saga that virtually defines the word epic. It is a tale of gods and men, heroism and betrayal. Collects Marvel Illustrated: The Iliad #1-8
The chronicles of Conan. Tower of the elephant and other stories by Roy Thomas( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Issues 1-8 of the Conan comic book series from 1970-1971
The picture of Dorian Gray by Roy Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
"Painter Basil Hallward has done a portrait of a strange subject-youthful Dorian Gray, a man with a mysterious and tangled history. The young man broods on how unfair it is that he will age and his portrait will remain ever young. He wishes with all his might that it were otherwise-and in some bizarre, magical way-it is!" -- from publisher's web site
The savage sword of Conan by Roy Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
In the mid 1970s following the colossal success of Conan the Barbarian, Roy Thomas helped expand the universe of Conan to showcase further stories and the talents of some of the comics industry's best with the equally popular Savage Sword of Conan magazine. Now, for the first time in over thirty years, these primal tales, featuring Robert E. Howard's most popular character, are available in this, the first in a series of massive trade paperbacks, collecting all Savage Sword Conan stories beginning with issue one. Included in this volume are tales by Roy Thomas, featuring the breathtaking art of such legends as Barry Windsor-Smith, John Buscema, Alfredo Alcala, Jim Starlin, Al Milgrom, Pablo Marcos, Walter Simonson, and more. But that's not all. Also included in this tome are Conan's few appearances in the title Savage Tales--for the complete Conan collection! * Reprinting Savage Sword of Conan for the first time since its original publication. This is the first volume in the series
Conan by Robert E Howard( Book )
12 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 211 libraries worldwide
Presents an in-depth look at Conan, from his birth on the battlefield to his ascension to the throne of Aquilonia, visiting the different worlds of Conan from Cinmeria to Hyperboria, and meeting his allies and women from Belit to Njal
Essential classic X-Men by Roy Thomas( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Collects issues twenty-five through fifty-three of "The X-Men" comics, following the early adventures of the teenage mutants who follow Professor Charles Xavier
Conan the complete quest ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Conan the destroyer: Conan is asked by the evil Queen Taramis to accompany a beautiful young princess to find a magic treasure. If he returns with the treasure and the virgin, the Queen promises to bring Conan's beloved Valeria back from the dead. But little does he know that she plans to kill both him and the princess, or that the return of the treasure will mean the extinction of mankind
The chronicles of Conan by Roy Thomas( Book )
5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Throughout his adventures across the mythic Hyperborean world, the barbarian called Conan crosses swords with many colorful and dangerous characters, somehow always finding himself on the wrong end of a wizard's wrath, or staring down the hungry jaws of a nightmarish beast. Proving himself more than a match for whatever comes his way, Conan has become one of the most enduring and strangely endearing characters in all of popular culture. The stories in this edition feature more tales of thrilling adventure and chilling betrayal as only writer Roy Thomas and artist John Buscema could deliver. ? Presenting more of the celebrated Roy Thomas/John Buscema Conan the Barbarian run. Featuring completely remastered color, all proving once again why Conan is considered the greatest and most savage fantasy character of all time
Captain America & Bucky by James Asmus( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
William Naslund and Fred Davis wore the costumes of Capt. and Bucky when Captain America and Bucky Barnes went missing in World War II, now sixty years later Naslund is dead, and Davis is targeted for death by a villain from the Invader's past
The song of Red Sonya : and other stories by Roy Thomas( Book )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Volume four collects the end of Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith's seminal run on Conan the Barbarian. As with any collaboration between two extremely talented artists, before their partnership on Conan came to an end, Thomas and Windsor-Smith were producing the finest work of their careers up to that point. And like those great collaborations, we're left to wonder, what if they'd stayed together... This compilation features two outstanding creators at the top of their game, working on a compelling character who's popularity has never faded. Also included is the first issue of acclaimed artist John Buscema's definitive run. Collecting issues 23 through 26 of the original Marvel series and material from the second and third issues of Savage Tales, originally published in the 1970s. As an added bonus, this volume features Richard Isonove, colorist of Marvel's Origin: The True Story of Wolverine and Neil Gaiman's 1602, bringing to life Thomas and Windsor-Smith's ultimate masterpiece, Red Nails
The invincible Iron Man by Roy Thomas( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 175 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories about the many different armors Iron Man has invented and used in his battles for justice, featuring the Stealth Armor, the Deep Sea Armor, the Space Armor, and the Hulk-buster Armor
The chronicles of Conan by Roy Thomas( Book )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Compiling the early Conan the Barbarian stories by writer Roy Thomas and artist Barry Windsor-Smith, this collection contains some of the most powerful and compelling comic stories ever created. Following Robert E. Howard's pulp hero Conan through the early part of his life, Thomas and Windsor-Smith (then going by the name Barry Smith) wove together pieces of the fantasy, horror, and science fiction genres, all built around the framework of Howard's original fiction. Featuring completely remastered color and text corrections, these stories have been unavailable in color since their original publication, nearly thirty years ago. A must for Conan fans and art afficionados alike
Star wars : a long time ago ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
Follows as Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Chewbacca, Artoo Detoo, See Threepio, and Princess Leia battle the forces of the Emperor, lead by the dread Darth Vader
The three musketeers by Roy Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
"Paris, 1625. A young man called d'Artagnan, after a series of misadventures, attempts to join the King's elite fighting force--The Musketeers! Joined by Porthos, Aramis and Athos, the four make short work of the Crown's adversaries. But little do they know, the evil Cardinal Richelieu is creating a counter force to the Musketeers, one which may soon challenge the power of the French throne itself!"--Publisher's web site
The Avengers by Roy Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 169 libraries worldwide
The Kree and the shape-changing Skrulls go to war, with Earth caught in the middle, as the Avengers, including Captain America, Kree Captain Mar-Vell, Rick Jones, and Iron Man fight the two empires of the cosmos
The curse of the golden skull and other stories by Roy Thomas( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
In the years that have passed since prolific pulp writer Robert E. Howard created his seminal sword-and-sorcery adventurer Conan, many other scribes have tried to re-create the passion and energy Howard infused into his stories. Few have come as close as comics writer Roy Thomas did during his long and influential run on Marvel's monthly Conan the Barbarian series back in the 1970s. Collaborating with the most acclaimed and talented artists of the time, Thomas wove a narrative tapestry of action, intrigue, and heroism that's as powerful today as it was when it was first published. This volume features completely remastered color and text corrections
The shadow in the tomb : and other stories by Roy Thomas( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
The return of Conan is at hand. By the mid-1970s, Robert E. Howard's seminal sword-and-sorcery hero had cut a path through the comic book world, restored to vivid life by prolific writer Roy Thomas and his host of talented artists. Of those artists, none contributed more to Conan's legacy than the legendary John Buscema. Taking the lush and detailed realism that had already been established in the comic book series, Buscema pushed the look of Howard's creation in an entirely new direction, illustrating what would become the definitive version of Conan for an entire generation of readers. Collecting issues #27?#33 of Marvel's Conan the Barbarian series, this volume features completely remastered color
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