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(W) Jim Zub, More (A) Cory Smith, More (CA) Geoff Shaw Parental Advisory In Shops: Sep 08, 2021 SRP: $4.99
CELEBRATING 300 ISSUES OF CONAN THE BARBARIAN… AND THE RETURN OF BÊLIT! By Crom and Mitra, it’s been 300 issues since Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith first brought the Barbarian to comics in 1970’s CONAN THE BARBARIAN #1! CONAN’s oversized 300th-issue spectacular kicks off with Jim Zub and Cory Smith’s ongoing saga, as we return to Conan’s much-lauded days sailing with the queen of the seas herself, BÊLIT! But – past, present and future will collide in ways unexpected and strange! Sharpen your blade for three additional, all-new tales from across Conan history! Dan Slott enters the Hyborian Age with Marcos Mart n, for an untold NIGHT OF OBLIVION from Conan’s thieving days. Larry Hama and Christopher Priest at last return to the saga with their own new stories – from a hotheaded young barbarian in battle to an aged KING CONAN, who must defend his kingdom from the re-emergence of WRAARL, the DEVOURER OF SOULS!
(W) Jim Zub (A) Cory Smith (CA) Geoff Shaw Parental Advisory In Shops: Aug 25, 2021 SRP: $3.99
A PERFECT STORM! • CONAN sails home from his adventures in Khitai…but crossing the sea will prove to be his deadliest experience yet! • If the crew is to survive, they’ll need to pull together against the forces of nature…but is there something else at play? And who can Conan trust? • It all leads up to the landmark 300th issue next month and a shocking return to a fan-favorite Conan era!
(W) Jim Zub (A) Cory Smith (CA) Geoff Shaw Parental Advisory In Shops: Jul 14, 2021 SRP: $3.99
HUNTER OR HUNTED? • CONAN has been framed for the murder of the emperor and is hunted by the Imperial Guard. • But Conan has not survived the Hyborian Age without learning some hunting tactics of his own… • The dramatic conclusion to the Nightstar saga!
(W) Jim Zub (A) Cory Smith (CA) Geoff Shaw 32 PGS./Parental Advisory In Shops: Jun 09, 2021 SRP: $3.99
BY THE LIGHT OF THE EMPEROR! • CONAN returns the TOOTH OF THE NIGHTSTAR and is granted an audience with the holy EMPEROR OF KHITAI! • Few have ever beheld the emperor’s divine form…but what will Conan’s meeting portend for the nation? • Don’t miss the story that will rock the Hyborian Age and Conan’s untold history!
(W) Jim Zub (A) Cory Smith (CA) Geoff Shaw Parental Advisory In Shops: May 12, 2021 SRP: $3.99
THE DEADLY SECRET OF HENG THE INSURGENT! • CONAN must fight for his life against the Bandit King’s deadly power! • But will Conan have what it takes…even if it costs his very soul? • The barbarian’s surprising saga in the LAND OF THE LOTUS takes a startling turn!
Hannah John-Kamen will wield the sword of Red Sonja in the upcoming film from Millennium. John-Kamen is no stranger to blockbusters having played Ava/Ghost in Ant-Man and the Wasp, Sophie in Tomb Raider, and been on shows such as Game of Thrones, Black Mirror, and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. This is a potential breakout moment for the actress with her first major headlining role.
Joey Soloway is directing the project and co-wrote the script with Tasha Huo.
Red Sonja was created by Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith for Marvel Comics‘ Conan the Barbarian comic in 1973. She debuted in Conan the Barbarian #23. Based on several characters from Robert E. Howard‘s world she has headlined her own stories and films. The Millennium film is based on the comics published by Dynamite Entertainment. Nick Barrucci of Dynamite Entertainment is one of the producers.
(W) Jim Zub (A) Cory Smith (I) Roberto Poggi (C) Israel Silva (L) VC’s Travis Lanham (CA) Geoff Shaw Parental Advisory In Shops: Apr 07, 2021 SRP: $3.99
INTO THE WILD! • CONAN must escape the Khitai royal guard while stalking through an uncharted land and battling the forces of nature that would see him fall! • But is his new comrade MEIWEI everything she seems? • And what secrets do HENG THE INSURGENT and his roving bandits hide?
(W) Jim Zub (A) Cory Smith (CA) Geoff Shaw Parental Advisory In Shops: Mar 10, 2021 SRP: $3.99
CONAN’S QUEST IN THE LAND OF THE LOTUS! CONAN’s march to Khitai has landed him as the prisoner of the imperial guard…but it will take more than chains to keep a Cimmerian down! As Conan plans his escape, what dreaded beasts lurk in the land of Khitai, and what new dangers will impede his quest to return the TOOTH OF THE NIGHTSTAR to its rightful master? The travels of Conan the Barbarian continue with the perfect jumping-on point for new or lapsed readers! Join us as we welcome new series penciler CORY SMITH to the Hyborian Age in this epic adventure!
(W) Jim Zub (A) Luca Pizzari (CA) E.M Gist Parental Advisory In Shops: Jan 27, 2021 SRP: $3.99
CONAN UNLEASHED! • The Tooth of the Nightstar has warped Conan’s perception of reality, driving him to berserker madness he can’t control! • But who will fall to his deadly blade, and how will this alter this quest for Khitai? • You’ve never seen CONAN like this!