"Conan" Heading "Home" For New Eps Starting Next Week [PREVIEW]

Even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, a number of late-night programs (like The Daily Dhow with Trevor Noah) are making their way back onto the air via social media and long-distance, multi-site filming and production. That's exactly the approach talk show host Conan O'Brien and Team Coco are taking when Conan returns to […]

Lauren Looks Back: Mac & Me

Lauren Looks Back: "Mac and Me (1988)" is the Earnest ET Ripoff

1988 was a good year for me. I was 2, Saturday morning cartoons were a thing, and Mac and Me was a movie. The only thing was — I hadn't heard of Mac and Me until roughly 3 years ago. Mac and Me is an earnest ET ripoff. Released in the summer of 1988, this […]


"Conan" Returning to TBS with All-New Episodes Later This Month

Even with dozens upon dozens of television and streaming productions across the globe shut down over the coronavirus pandemic, some have already started conforming to our temporary "new norm" to keep their shows flowin' and offer those in lockdown something to keep them entertained. Talk show host Conan O'Brien and Team Coco are doing just […]

Conan Does the Crucible... an X-Men Crossover? Conan the Barbarian #14 [Preview]

Conan Does the Crucible… an X-Men Crossover? Conan the Barbarian #14 [Preview]

Recently in X-Men, Krakoan society debuted its latest totally messed up tradition when Apocalypse battled a powerless Melody Guthrie to the death, and killed her, in an event called The Crucible. The point of the Crucible is that the mutant, depowered by the Scarlet Witch on M-Day, sacrifices their life in order to be resurrected […]

Strange Adventures and Strange Academy Top Advance Reorders - How Strange

Strange Adventures and Strange Academy Top Advance Reorders – How Strange

Greetings from the coal face of the direct comics market. Where retailers try to increase their orders of certain comics ahead of sale. Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! And […]

Thank FOC It's Friday, 7th February - Not Your Marve

Thank FOC It's Friday, 7th February – Not Your Marvel's Conan

Welcome to Thank FOC It's Friday, a semi-weekly mailing list, similar to The Daily LITG, but (mostly) every Friday and planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off. The date when retailers have a last chance to amend their advance orders for comic books without penalty. A final chance for publishers […]

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Dark Agnes Has A Very Special Skill (Spoilers)

Today sees the release of Dark Agnes #1 from Becky Cloonan and Luca Pizzari, and taking the Robert E Howard 16th century French character and fashioning her into a Red Sonja-type affair not for the first time this has been done) so they can revive that Conan/Red Sonja chemistry for subsequent Serpent-based crossovers. And just […]

Dark Agnes #1 [Preview]

Don't Lose Your Head Over This Preview of Dark Agnes #1

Dark Agnes #1 hits stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Becky Cloonan and Luca Pizzari, answering the outpouring of fan complaints that Marvel simply wasn't milking the Robert E. Howard Conan license nearly enough, with just a half dozen Conan comics published each month. At least, this one doesn't star Conan himself. Yet. A […]

Conan the Barbarian Arrives with New Figure from Mezco Toyz

Conan the Barbarian Arrives with New Figure from Mezco Toyz

Conan the Barbarian is back and he is better than ever as Mezco Toyz announces their newest figure. This figure is a perfect figure for any Conan fan and it comes loaded out with weapons and clothes. From a cloak, jewelry, weapons, and interchangeable pieces. This is a high-quality figure that is not only badass […]

Conan: Serpent War #4

Doing the Wyrm in Conan: Serpent War #4 [Preview]

Conan: Serpent War is coming to a close next week, ending the Conan crossover event that everybody was asking for. Well, we assume they were asking for it. Why the hell else does Marvel publish so many damn Conan comics? In any case, we've got a preview of Conan: Serpent War #4 below. We've always […]

Savage Avengers #9 [Preview]

Conan Has No Sense of Humor in Savage Avengers #9 [Preview]

Savage Avengers #9 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by The Gerry Duggan of Comics, Gerry Duggan, and Patrick Zircher. We don't know why there's still a Conan Avengers comic being published when it was originally launched as a vanity project for a departing Marvel artist who has since departed, but we guess […]

Savage Sword of Conan #12 [Preview]

Conan Reveals He's a Bad Tipper in Savage Sword of Conan #12 [Preview]

Savage Sword of Conan #12 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Frank Tieri and Andrea Di Vito, and the preview below provides shocking insight into Conan's manners and respect toward workers in the Hyperborean service economy. This story starts like many other Conan stories… …with the Barbarian hellbent on revenge. But why? […]