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Conan the Barbarian Becomes King with Next Super7 Ultimates Release 
The King returns as Super7 kicks off pre-orders for their latest Conan the Barbarian Ultimates figure The ruler of Aquilonia returns to his throne as King Conan is ready for his next journey Inspired by the end-credits of Conan the Barbarian, this 7" scale figure features a soft goods pelt and cape, swappable heads, as[...]
The Forgotten Blade: A High Fantasy Saga as Theological Allegory
The Forgotten Blade takes the Conan the Barbarian narrative model and marries it to headier themes than just male phallic potency and power fantasies If anything, it's an anti-macho subversion of the power fantasy Ruza is revealed to be a tragic and pain-driven figure Noa is a grieving mother trying to redeem her children's souls[...]
Mezco Toyz Reveals One: 12 Collective Conan The Conqueror
Unlike the previous Conan The Barbarian figure, Conan The Conqueror will have new clothing pieces with two belts, two cloaks, and two loincloths The fun does not end there as this warrior is coming with n ancient arsenal of goodies with swords, axes, a shield, flail, and much more Priced at $112, Mezco Toyz is[...]
Funcom Acquires Full Control Of Conan The Barbarian IPs
Some cool news this morning for Conan The Barbarian fans as Funcom has officially acquired the rights to the franchise and more Specifically, the company acquired the Cabinet Group, which has been the home to dozens of IPs over the years including Conan, Mutant Year Zero, and Solomon Kane for starters While the finer details[...]
Cover image for CONAN THE BARBARIAN #25
Bêlit returns to Conan the Barbarian as the series celebrates an ultra-rare double milestone with Conan the Barbarian #25 That's because Marvel has managed to work out the math so that it's also Conan the Barbarian #300 in legacy numbers And all of that translates to an opportunity for a s***load of variant covers[...]
Barry Windsor-Smith Conan and Weapon X Covers At Auction
From his days drawing Conan The Barbarian, which he made his own – even if he was still just called Barry Smith then He would add the "Windsor" to sound more distinguished, more of English nobility, and it worked We also have a cover from Weapon X for Marvel Comics Presents, his Wolverine origin that[...]
Conan the Barbarian Is the First Static Six Statue From Mezco Toyz
Starting things up first is the iconic and deadly Conan the Barbarian with their Conan the Cimmerian Static Six statue Standing roughly 15 inches tall, Conan is displayed on a snowy base with skulls displayed at his feet The statue will include two different sets of heads allowing fans to display either glaring or battle[...]
Super7 Is Taking Preorders For Ultimate 1982 Movie Conan Figure
Check out the packaging and the figure down below. Super7 Conan Packaging "Charging out of the 1982 cinematic juggernaut is the great warrior hero Conan in his iconic pose from the movie! Conan The Barbarian – Iconic Pose will come with: Two interchangeable heads Interchangeable hands for iconic sword training pose New pants Two interchangeable necklaces The Atlantean Sword Super7 Conan Movie Figure[...]
Conan the Barbarian is Finally Here from Chronicle Collectibles
Conan the Barbarian figure from Chronicle Collectibles was originally announced back in 2016 Since then he has undergone a massive undertaking to make sure the figure was represented perfectly Chronicle even made a newly sculpted body for this figure in captures a like this of Arnold Schwarzenegger I figure will include multiple interchangeable hands and a[...]
Jim Zub Graduates to Marvel's Conan The Barbarian Ongoing Series in February
But he is also the new ongoing writer on Conan The Barbarian, a title he has been jonesing to write at Marvel He has written the character extensively at Dark Horse Comics… From the @GailSimone and @JimZub Conan and @TheRealRedSonja run! Cheers Barbarians! pic.twitter.com/bM6thrWf6I — Dan Panosian (@urbanbarbarian) February 16, 2019 He handled all the Conan scenes in[...]
Getting Marvel's Money's Worth with Conan 2099 [Improbable Previews]
Unfortunately, someone forgot to letter it, but we took care of that for them… #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 100%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Conan cleaves his way through Marvel's future on November 27th. CONAN 2099 #1 SEP190825 (W) Gerry Duggan (A) Roge Antonia (CA) Geoff Shaw EONS FROM[...]
Will (SPOILER)'s Death Have Consequences? Teen Titans #30 Preview
Death in the Marvel Universe is nothing if not fleeting, but two series have spent the better part of the past year truly savoring the moment: Dead Man Logan, a 12-issue maxi-series whose entire purpose was to kill off Old Man Logan now that the return of the original Wolverine has made him redundant, and[...]
Marvel Solicit Covers... temp
And Marvel has been teasing the deaths of two prominent characters for months now: Conan the Barbarian and Rocket Raccoon. For Conan, his entire ongoing series has been telling the story of his death, while Rocket's death has been the focus of a plotline in Guardians of the Galaxy But Marvel is taking their sweet time[...]
Conan the Barbarian: Exodus #1
Next week, Marvel Comics publishes Conan the Barbarian: Exodus #1 by Esad Ribic And we have a rather silent preview of the issue here, as the entire book will be wordless, a "visual narrative."   Well, aside from the intro pages, of course…     After that, we're treated to a scene of young Conan killing animals[...]
Cimmerian Anti-Vaxerism Run Rampant in Conan the Barbarian #8 [Preview]
They say you can't go home again, but Conan the Barbarian has never really been one for doing what he's told So in Conan the Barbarian #8, Conan heads back to Cimmeria for a visit with his grandmother Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately), Grandma isn't home right now And something else has been troubling Conan's home[...]
What Does Conan Need 5 Prostitutes For in Conan the Barbarian #7? (Preview)
But after reading the preview for next week's Conan the Barbarian #7, you'll see there's more to this story than meets the eye It begins with Conan, in an inn, requesting some very specific services from the proprietor… And yeah, it's exactly what it sounds like… And Conan certainly lives up to his reputation. Except, it seems Conan[...]
Bad Hyperborean Yelp Reviews in Next Week's
Next week in Conan the Barbarian #5, the titular barbarian is taking a nice, relaxing vacation on a boat he presumably reserved through the Hyperborean version of AirBNB But it seems that the listing may have exaggerated certain amenities, such as food, lack of stench, and a pleasant view of calm ocean waters Because three[...]
It's Not Good to Be the King in Next Week's Conan the Barbarian #4
A character played by the great Mel Brooks once famously said, in History of the World Part 1: "It's good to be the king!" But in next week's Conan the Barbarian #4, the titular barbarian finds out that this isn't necessarily true Conan, it seems, is taking to ruling about as well as Donald Trump[...]