BARRY WINDSOR-SMITH has been creating distinctive comics, art, and stories since his first published works in 1967.

His international acclaim came as the original artist for Marvel Comics’ Conan the Barbarian from 1970 to 1974, where he rapidly evolved a sophisticated and intricate style, introducing elements from diverse artistic influences to graphic storytelling.  BWS is also a renowned painter of Romantic Fantasy, founder of The Gorblimey Press, co-founder of The Studio, and author of BWS:OPUS, a series of gorgeously produced books collecting his paintings and drawings from over thirty years of inspiration and productivity.


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  1. […] the year he joined Warren Publishing.  He formed “The Studio” with fellow artists Barry Windsor-Smith, Jeff Jones and Michael Kaluta and cooperated on magazines like Heavy Metal, Eerie and Creepy. […]

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