For college students heading back to class this fall, the start of a new semester of classes generally comes along with the opportunity to learn some of the surprising facts about your teachers before you dig right into the material. For
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!
Movies: Nextmovie's Conan The Barbarian/Conan the Talkshow Host mashup isn't exactly the first time we've seen the gag, but it is a well-done and timely execution to be sure.
Music: The entirety of the Muppets: The Green Album, a collection of classic Muppet jams from today's artists, is up for streaming over at NPR.
Gaming: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword will arrive in stores on November 20. How we
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
Industry: Marvel has hired Peter Phillips as Senior Vice President & General Manager, Digital Media Group. He'll be working in digital publishing, social networking and other digital avenues.
Movies: Harry Len
Threads: Ever since Disney bought Marvel, classic animated character designs have seemed like the best they were at what they did.
Digital: Arcana has joined the digital retail space with its own iPhone app via comiXology.
Crime: Batman's prevailed against th
Movies: A new image from Conan the Barbarian featuring star Jason Momoa being appropriately huge will surely fill your shirtless dude quota for the day in case you can't make it to the pool.
Bargain: Did you know
Gaming: This fall Power A will release batarang-flavored controllers for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 in honor of Batman: Arkham City.
Awesome: Gamma Squad's put together a super fun gallery of actors meeting their action figure selves that you will want to see, pronto.
Manga: In Japan, sometimes
Summertime is upon is once again and it's time for this year's blockbusters to start hitting theaters. Over the past few years, there have been a ton of comic book movies, but this summer, it looks like things are about to hit critical mass. Even with Mar