Conan's phenomenal popularity in the early comics series Conan the Barbarian would soon reach new heights thanks to a supplementary publication whose very name would come to represent quality in epic-fantasy storytelling—The Savage Sword of Conan! These pulp tomes would become an inspiration to generations of Conan fans, containing some of the best adaptations and pastiches of Robert E. Howard's work ever to be seen in sequential form. * Now for the first time ever, these stories are being collected in a series of omnibus-style books, with over five hundred pages of classic sword and sorcery-for the complete Conan collector! * Included in this volume are tales featuring the stunning art of such comics luminaries as Barry Windsor-Smith, John Buscema, Alfredo Alcala, Jim Starlin, Al Milgrom, Pablo Marcos, Walter Simonson, and many more, including a heart-stopping adaptation of the classic Howard tale "The Jewels of Gwahlur." * This collection includes Savage Sword of Conan the Barbarian issues 25-31.
Release on 2014-11-04 | by C. Scolari,P. Bertetti,M. Freeman
Storytelling in the Borderlines of Science Fiction, Comics and Pulp Magazines
Author: C. Scolari,P. Bertetti,M. Freeman
Category: Social Science
In this book, the authors examine manifestations of transmedia storytelling in different historical periods and countries, spanning the UK, the US and Argentina. It takes us into the worlds of Conan the Barbarian, Superman and El Eternauta, introduces us to the archaeology of transmedia, and reinstates the fact that it's not a new phenomenon.
Originally appearing in the pulp fiction publication "Weird Tales" throughout the 1930's, Conan: The Barbarian complete collection is the complete collected stories of Conan the Cimmerian as written by Robert E. Howard. This eBook, which is optimized for Kindle, re-tells all 18 stories of Conan. Conan the Barbarian (also known as Conan the Cimmerian) is a fictional sword and sorcery hero who originated in pulp magazines and has since been adapted to books, comics, several filmsThe various stories of Conan the Barbarian occur in the pseudo-historical "Hyborian Age", set after the destruction of Atlantis and before the rise of any known ancient civilization.Stories included: Cimmeria - A PoemThe Phoenix on the SwordThe Scarlet CitadelThe Tower of the ElephantThe Slithering Shadow/ Xuthal of the DuskThe Pool of the Black OneRogues in the HouseGods of the North/The Frost Giant's Daughter/The Frost King's DaughterShadows in the MoonlightQueen of the Black CoastThe Devil in IronThe People of the Black CircleA Witch Shall Be BornJewels of GwahlurBeyond the Black RiverRed NailsThe Hour of the DragonThe Hyborian AgeRobert E. Howard- Biografy and more!
Born in the fires of battle, Conan of Cimmeria lost his father and village when they were slaughtered by the cruel warlord Khalar Zym. Wandering the world alone, Conan was forged into a peerless warrior by hardship and bloodshed. Years later, he crosses paths with Zym and his armies. But before Conan can exact vengeance, he must contend with the warlord's daughter-the seductive witch Marique-and a host of monstrous creatures. Only then will Conan's quest bring him face to face with Zym in an epic battle to avenge his people and save the world. Watch a Video
Conan may be the only man with enough power to stem the tide of chaos in Koth after the king's death but for one small detail—Conan killed the king! But Conan may have a bigger problem than restoring peace. The Devourer of Souls has returned, and he plans to take Conan's! Collects Marvel's Conan the Barbarian #190–#199. * Conan is a fantasy icon, inspiring novels, comics, games, three feature films, and a television series.
He is known as "The Great Devil"--Heku, warlord of the eastern kingdoms, commander of a horde likened to the sands upon the earth. More than conquest, Heku desires the return of his son, Kobe, once coldly given as a gift to a king but now Conan's comrade and unwilling to return to his father's evil embrace. All Kobe has between him and Heku's host is his sword and Conan's friendship, a bond stronger than steel! The Chronicles of Conan collects classic Conan the Barbarian tales never-before collected and unavailable for over a quarter of a century.
Collects Conan (2004) #20-39. The Tower of the Elephant and other stories! Conan the Barbarian stars in more legendary tales filled with swords, sorcery, giant spiders and monstrous creatures including stories adapted from the original works of Robert E. Howard! Stealing the priceless gem the Heart of the Elephant from an unguarded tower seems like childs play but nothings ever easy for Conan! Then, a dalliance with a magistrates wife spells trouble, and Conans adventures in the City of Thieves continue as he runs a gauntlet of threats both human and inhuman! But what grotesque horrors await him in the Hall of the Dead? And is anybody ready for Conan the King? Plus: Tales of Conans youth as he braves the Battle of Britas Vale and rides a wild Cimmerian bull!
Collected here together for the first time are twenty-three short stories and poems and a full length novel. Conan the Barbarian was the greatest hero of the Hyborian Age. Orphaned at a young age he was forced to live by his wits, brawn, and the skill of his sword arm. This mighty warrior rises from obscurity to one day become the King of Aquilonia. Included are twelve wonderful original illustrations. The Hyborian Age, The Phoenix on the Sword, The Scarlet Citadel, The Tower of the Elephant, Black Colossus, The Slithering Shadow, The Pool of the Black One, Gods of the North, Shadows in Zamboula, Shadows in the Moonlight, Queen of the Black Coast, The Devil in Iron, The People of the Black Circle, A Witch Shall Be Born, Rogues in the House, Jewels of Gwahlur. Beyond the Black River. The Hour of the Dragon, Red Nails. Adventurer At The Bazaar, Dreams Of Nineveh, The Gates of Nineveh, Empire's Destiny.
The Hyborian Age meets the Marvel Age in this stunning gallery of classic Conan comic art! The Cimmerian warrior made his comics mark at Marvel, and would hack and slash his way through three decades of phenomenal full-color storytelling in Conan the Barbarian and its many sister comics. This hardcover highlights the very best covers, pages and pinups from legendary titles such as Conan the Barbarian, Giant-Size Conan, King Conan and more - from the seminal masterworks of Barry Windsor-Smith, to stunning interpretations by Gil Kane and Neal Adams, to a character-defining legacy by John Buscema, to gorgeous latter-day illustrations by Silvestri, Kaluta, Mignola and more! As Conan makes his highly anticipated return to the House of Ideas in 2019, immerse yourself in the vibrant and vivid world of Conan the Barbarian, and experience sensational sword-and-sorcery sagas in the Mighty Marvel Manner!