Brian Wood's scripting the latest relaunch of Robert E. Howard's Conan character, this time in a series called Conan the Barbarian. The DMZ and The Massive writer is using Howard's short story "Queen of the Black Coast" as a springboard for new stories featuring the barbarian. Wood's telling a classic
There are several few cool shots from The Amazing Spider-Man movie that hone in on the Webslinger's acrobatic feats in slow motion, but Conan O'Brien has come up with an even better use of the technology to showcase Spidey's less... superheroic... feats. Inspired by the use of high-def slow-mo capturing cameras at the 2012 London Olympics, Conan put
Though it may share a title with this past summer's critically-panned flop, Dark Horse Comics' new Conan the Barbarian comic series looks to be anything but. Brian Wood (DMZ, Northlanders) and artist Becky Cloonan (Demo, Pixu) are teaming to adapt Conan creator Robert E. Howard'
Relaunching comic books with new #1 issues and alternate takes on familiar characters is nothing new in the world of super-hero comics, with the upcoming DC Comics relaunch as the latest and greatest example. Rebooting without the baggage of old stories can add new life to characters -- or c
Here's the thing about making a movie about Conan the Barbarian: his creator, Robert E. Howard, is such a definitive creator in the sword & sorcery genre that he's influenced and been imitated in countless stories. As
This week, Conan the Barbarian returns to theaters everywhere with a brand new movie, and it probably won't come as a surprise to anyone that I'm pretty excited about it. I love Conan, and in the world of Conan comics, it's hard to beat Savage Sword of Conan, a black-and-white magazine put out by Marvel in the '70s that featured some of the most hard-hitting barbarian action of all time. So today, to get myself pumped up for the new movie, I've gone through a whole stack of Dark Horse's awesome paperback collections to bring you The 10 Most Brutal Moments from Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian!
Conan: The Barbarian has been a pretty easy movie to overlook this summer. It's not that Robert E. Howard's testament to manliness isn't awesome, it's just that compared to icons in the costumed crowd Conan can come across as more of an archetype than a character to the untrained novel/comic reader. It also hasn't helped th
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