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The Eerie Prescience of Brian Wood’s Debut Work ‘Channel Zero’ [Interview]
If I didn't actually remember where I was and when I first read Channel Zero, I might have picked up the forthcoming Dark Horse special edition of Brian Wood's debut work about a heavily tattooed techno-media revolutionary and her war to reclaim free speech and assumed it was created in direct response to some major political developments of America's new century: the Patriot Act, the Stop Online
Conan the Barbarian’s New Job: Teaching English at Trinity College
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 instance, I had a Philosophy prof who had been a champion boxer in the Army during the Vietnam War, and a History teacher who kept his hair long because he did C
‘Conan the Barbarian': Great Characters In a Not So Great Movie [Review]
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 a result, when you set out to create a modern take on his creations, it's easy to fall into the trap of recycling elements that have become standard fare for fantasy barbarians o
The 10 Most Brutal Moments in 'The Savage Sword of Conan'!
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,

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