Ah, the good ‘ol nail a dude to the cross routine. This is CONAN, I think he’ll be just fine. See my previous Conan the Avenger reviews starting with the first issue here and the previous issue here. CONAN THE AVENGER #21 Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Jose Luis Cover Artist: Paul Renaud Publisher: Dark […]
Conan The Avenger #20 – Comic Review It’s a whole new ARC in Conan the Avenger with A Witch Shall be Born: Part 1 Following the titanic events at the Oasis of Akrel, Conan and Natala parted company as Natala joined Janissa’s (The Widowmaker) band of warrior she-devils, and Taramis, beloved queen of Khauran, made […]
What happens when Conan confronts Janissa The Widowmaker at the Tower of Silence? Well, let’s just say they don’t go quietly into the night. See my previous Conan The Avenger reviews here, here and Conan The Avenger #1. Conan The Avenger #18 Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Brian Ching Cover Artist: Jasen Felix Publisher: Dark […]
With his new group of warriors, “Amra’s Bastards” that comprised of Royal Guard defectors from Shambalia. Conan is in search of a horde of treasure, but to find it they must rescue from the city of Nippr the slave sister of a tongue-less girl and her drawn map. A simple snatch and grab goes a […]
Ressurectionists is the new creator-owned title by Fred Van Lente and Dark Horse Comics. By the sound of it is a book you’ll want on your pull list. When I atteneded FVL’s spotlight panel at Phoenix Comic Con this summer, he spoke about this title–it’s been a long wait for me, but the release date […]
Make Comics Like the Pros: The Inside Scoop on How to Write, Draw, and Sell Your Comic Books and Graphic Novels Writers: Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente Publisher: Watson-Guptil Release date: September 9, 2014 Buy a copy for your own library! Pick up Make Comics Like the Pros: The Inside Scoop on How to […]
Gronk….Gronk When I last talked about this new run, it was the inaugural first issue. Which was tremendously good. Now that I’ve gotten myself all caught up (hey, it happens) I’ve been able to get more of a feel for the story and what Van Lente is up to. Conan the Avenger: Shadows over Kush […]
Howtoons have been giving kids fun with engineering projects for ten years. Continuing the adventure, they have now released a new comic through Image, Howtoons [Re]ignition. Howtoons [Re]ignition #1 Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Tom Fowler Colorist: Jordie Bellaire Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 6, 2014 Grab your own copy of Howtoons Reignition #1 […]
I attended the Fred Van Lente Spotlight panel at Phoenix Comicon last weekend. It was an exciting time because Dark Horse just announced a new Van Lente continuing series in addition to his Project Black Sky work. It’s called Resurrectionists. Van Lente said he explores themes about identity and fate—like if you can escape it—in […]
So Phoenix Comicon 14 happened last weekend! Despite the 105 degree heat and my air conditioner driven sinus issues, I had a really good time at PHXCC. It was my first time in Arizona, ever. I am so glad I braved the heat for this con. Lots of things made PHXCC 14 a great experience […]
Dark Horse builds a new Conan adventure from the bones of a Robert E Howard unpublished original. Howard began working on the story sometime in the 1930s, but never finished it before his tragic and untimely death. With untitled synopsis and a draft of a few chapters of the piece to work from, we have […]
The black wizard Khemsa steps into the game to plot against Conan while Conan hides in the Himelian Mountains with unsteady allies. Oh, and lots of people die. What more can you ask for in People of the Black Circle #2?
Nothing pleases me more than princess stealing, Sword and Sorcery.
“Agent Price will certainly get inside your head!”
Woops sorry, for that image on the front page, but I couldn’t resist an early 90’s MTV reference that probably 3 of us “old” guys got.