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Conan the Barbarian comic-book first issue retrospective (video).

February 8, 2021 | By | Reply More
Conan the Barbarian comic-book first issue retrospective (video).

Here’s the Ed and Jim Conan the Barbarian comic-book first issue retrospective, featuring the sword-and-sorcery character created by Robert E. Howard. The first issue of Conan hit October 1970, drawn by Barry Windsor Smith – but, oddly, was later redrawn by John Buscema. Why the heck did they do that? Read on, fair reader, read […]

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Conan the Barbarian’s back, baby: but will it be great or groan-worthy on Netflix? (video)

October 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Conan the Barbarian’s back, baby: but will it be great or groan-worthy on Netflix? (video)

Deadline Hollywood dished the story that a new streaming TV series based on Robert E Howard’s Conan, the barbarian popularised by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is back in development – this time on Netflix. In this video, @AndreEinherjar investigates the genesis of the series on Amazon, and what is known about this new Netflix take on it. […]

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Conan the Barbarian to smash up Netflix in new TV series (news).

October 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Conan the Barbarian to smash up Netflix in new TV series (news).

Exciting news just in, especially if you are a fan of a certain furry-panted and heavily muscled fantasy hero, a.k.a. Conan the Barbarian. Netflix has decided that the Robert E Howard character much beloved of many 1960s readers who rediscovered the pulp, as well as fans of Conan and the portrayal of the wild man […]

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Conan The Barbarian by Robert E. Howard (book review).

June 12, 2014 | By | Reply More
Conan The Barbarian by Robert E. Howard (book review).

‘The stories that inspired the movie’ says the strapline atop the front cover on this book. Don’t be put off by that. Although the ‘Conan’ movies are uniformly awful, sometimes in an entertaining way, the original stories are excellent pulp fiction. Along with H.P. Lovecraft and Clark Ashton Smith, Robert E. Howard is the most […]

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