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This subject is written on a topic in the real world and reflects factual information. This subject contains information from the Expanded Cthulhu Mythos, and not based on H.P. Lovecraft's works directly. "A Dream of Blood" is a Cthulhu Mythos comic book featuring Robert E. Howard's fantasy character Conan. It is an adaptation of the first chapter of L. Sprague de Camp and Lin Carter's sword-and-sorcery novel Conan the Buccaneer.


The pirate Conan finds himself on the Nameless Isle in the Western Ocean, home to a temple to Tsathoggua, one of the Great Old Ones.

Behind the Mythos

"A Dream of Blood" was adapted to the comic book format by Roy Thomas and featured artwork by John Buscema and Tony DeZuniga. It was published in issue #40 of The Savage Sword of Conan by Marvel Comics in May 1979.