Comic Review: Conan The Barbarian Movie Special #2

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I recently covered the latest two issues of Conan the Slayer here so I thought it was a great time to look back in the archives – all the way to November 1982 for Conan The Barbarian Movie Special #2! The movie, and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s career, was taking off so the comic was released as well. While the movie was really a montage of several early Conan stories, it was pretty good and still remains a classic with fans of fantasy to this day.

Images and more of this review at the link below.

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Today In Nerd History: Frank Frazetta

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Conan the Barbarian is one of the greatest sword and sorcery series of all time and a man who has contributed a great deal to Conan and various other sf/fantasy/horror projects is Frank Frazetta. Continue reading Today In Nerd History: Frank Frazetta

Funko Releases Conan The Barbarian/Red Sonja Pop! Vinyl Figures

conan-funko-01-150x150From Funko: “The Cimmerian fighter from the 1982 film is the latest addition to Pop!

Collect the immensely strong Conan the Barbarian and crush his enemies!

You can also collect Conan covered in blood, and in war paint, both available through PX Previews!

Coming this fall!” 

More images and info on the figures here

 

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Throwback Thursday – We Review Conan The Barbarian Movie Special #1 October, 1982

imageThe issue starts right out with Conan playing Arnold Swarzenegger, and begins a little different than the book series with Conan’s family being introduced. In the original storyline we never saw any family members and I don’t believe any were ever even mentioned. We only knew that he was born during a battle and the first thing he heard were the sounds of war and the screams of the dying. In the comic, his tribe is attacked by the Vanir shortly after his father bequeaths him a sword of steel and the knowledge to use it.

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Dark Horse Comics Announce Conan The Slayer

conanLee Bermejo, Mark Schultz, Sergio Devilla and Cullen Bund put an eccc announcement/presentation together for Conan the Slayer, which will stay true to the Robert E. Howard storyline. From bleedingcool…

“In the first issue of this pulse-pounding new series, Conan finds himself in uncharted territory—on the run!

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