Sword of Sorcery was a sword-and-sorcery comic book featuring Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser, heroes and rogues created by Fritz Leiber. Published bi-monthly by National Periodical Publications, it ran for five issues in 1973, with a cover price of 20¢. The title was written by Denny O'Neil and featured art by Howard Chaykin, Walt Simonson and Jim Starlin. In June 2012, DC announced that the series would return with a revival of Amethyst, Princess of Gemworld by writer Christy Marx and artist Aaron Lopresti. The title also features a backup feature starring Beowulf written by Tony Bedard and drawn by Jesus Saiz.