Following lauded artistic turns from Becky Cloonan and James Harren, Dark Horse's Conan the Barbarian series will welcome Vasilis Lolos for issue #8 of the Brian Wood-scripted series based on Robert E. Howard's classic fantasy icon. Best known for his work on Northlanders, Pixu and Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Vampires, Lolos brings his own distinct version of the graphic, high contrast yet playful style that's made the current Conan series a hit with adventure comics readers and art aficionados alike. We've got a pencils-to-inks preview of Lolos' stuff that you're going to dig. Of course, the title has is always graced with covers by Massimo Carnevale, whose latest work you can also get a first look at below.

CONAN THE BARBARIAN #8

Brian Wood (W), Vasilis Lolos (A), Dave Stewart (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover)

On sale Sept 12

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Ongoing

At home in Cimmeria, Conan feels a confidence he hasn't experienced in some time. However, Bêlit is unsure of herself among Conan's family and clan in this strange, frozen land, a dangerous variable as the two face not only the impostor Conan, but also his vicious army!

• Conan and Bêlit in Cimmeria!

• New artist Vasilis Lolos (Pixu)!