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Conan the Barbarian is Finally Here from Chronicle Collectibles

Conan the Barbarian Is Finally Here from Chronicle Collectibles

Conan the Barbarian figure from Chronicle Collectibles was originally announced back in 2016. Since then he has undergone a massive undertaking to make sure the figure was represented perfectly. Chronicle even made a newly sculpted body for this figure in captures a like this of Arnold Schwarzenegger. I figure will include multiple interchangeable hands and a […]

Jim Zub Graduates to Marvel’s Conan The Barbarian Ongoing Series in February

Jim Zub is having a strange year, apparently. The strangeness of my classes continues this year… Thanos and the Zubfinity Gauntlet. — Jim Zub (@JimZub) November 12, 2019 Can’t argue with that. But he is also the new ongoing writer on Conan The Barbarian, a title he has been jonesing to write at Marvel. […]

Getting Marvel's Money's Worth with Conan 2099 [Improbable Previews]

Getting Marvel’s Money’s Worth with Conan 2099 #1 [Improbable Previews]

Every so often (but seemingly less so since we started this column), comic book publishers accidentally send out unlettered previews, showing us what the characters are doing but not what they’re saying. What a boner! In Improbable Previews, we correct this mistake by putting the words back in, using our best guess at what they are […]

Will (SPOILER)'s Death Have Consequences? Teen Titans #30 Preview

Who Had the Better Marvel Death This Week: Wolverine or Conan? [Spoilers]

Death in the Marvel Universe is nothing if not fleeting, but two series have spent the better part of the past year truly savoring the moment: Dead Man Logan, a 12-issue maxi-series whose entire purpose was to kill off Old Man Logan now that the return of the original Wolverine has made him redundant, and […]

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Who Will Die First? Conan, or Rocket Raccoon?

The death of a Marvel comic book character is always an important event. Without shocking character deaths, we couldn’t have triumphant character returns, after all. And Marvel has been teasing the deaths of two prominent characters for months now: Conan the Barbarian and Rocket Raccoon. For Conan, his entire ongoing series has been telling the […]

Conan the Barbarian: Exodus #1

Silent Bear Murder in Conan the Barbarian: Exodus #1 [Preview]

Next week, Marvel Comics publishes Conan the Barbarian: Exodus #1 by Esad Ribic. And we have a rather silent preview of the issue here, as the entire book will be wordless, a “visual narrative.”   Well, aside from the intro pages, of course…     After that, we’re treated to a scene of young Conan […]

Cimmerian Anti-Vaxerism Run Rampant in Conan the Barbarian #8 [Preview]

Cimmerian Anti-Vaxerism Run Rampant in Conan the Barbarian #8 [Preview]

They say you can’t go home again, but Conan the Barbarian has never really been one for doing what he’s told. So in Conan the Barbarian #8, Conan heads back to Cimmeria for a visit with his grandmother. Unfortunately (or maybe fortunately), Grandma isn’t home right now. And something else has been troubling Conan’s home […]

What Does Conan Need 5 Prostitutes For in Conan the Barbarian #7? (Preview)

What Does Conan Need 5 Prostitutes For in Conan the Barbarian #7? (Preview)

Yes, you might be inclined to think the question asked in the headline of this article is rhetorical. But after reading the preview for next week’s Conan the Barbarian #7, you’ll see there’s more to this story than meets the eye. It begins with Conan, in an inn, requesting some very specific services from the […]

"Conan Unconquered" Devs Are Challenging Their Fans to a Duel

“Conan Unconquered” Devs Are Challenging Their Fans to a Duel

The Conan Unconquered dev team at Petroglyph Games has decided to put out a challenge to their RTS fans. Petroglyph is pitting their own skills against the best of the Conan RTS community in a brand new challenge mode feature.  The team at Petroglyph won’t be an easy challenge, of course, as they’ve developed games like Command & […]

Conan Unconquered Releases 20 Minutes of Gameplay

‘Conan Unconquered’ Defeated by Mediocrity [REVIEW]

Conan Unconquered is a real-time strategy game (RTS) that at best “means well,” but could have been much more. Developed by Petroglyph Games and published by Funcom, the team behind the title have worked on acclaimed titles like Command & Conquer and Star Wars: Empire at War. The PC game puts you in control of […]

Bad Hyperborean Yelp Reviews in Next Week's

Bad Hyperborean Yelp Reviews in Next Week’s Conan the Barbarian #5

Next week in Conan the Barbarian #5, the titular barbarian is taking a nice, relaxing vacation on a boat he presumably reserved through the Hyperborean version of AirBNB. But it seems that the listing may have exaggerated certain amenities, such as food, lack of stench, and a pleasant view of calm ocean waters. Because three […]

Funcom Shows Off a Gameplay Video for Conan Unconquered

In case you’ve been wondering what Conan Unconquered was going to look like, good news! Funcom released a gameplay trailer revealing a little more about the game. People attending GDC this month will get to try it out first with a hands-on demo, but for the rest of us, the company provided a special look […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger Details the Hold Up on ‘King Conan’ Project

Last month, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger reminded everyone how much he REALLY wants to return to the role of Conan. His enthusiasm for the character has never really gone away, and he feels the time is perfect to bring back the warrior to the big screen. Long-rumored to be happening, the King Conan / Conan The Conquerer project […]

It’s Not Good to Be the King in Next Week’s Conan the Barbarian #4

A character played by the great Mel Brooks once famously said, in History of the World Part 1: “It’s good to be the king!” But in next week’s Conan the Barbarian #4, the titular barbarian finds out that this isn’t necessarily true. Conan, it seems, is taking to ruling about as well as Donald Trump. […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger REALLY Wants to Make ‘Conan The Conqueror’

Earlier this year, former California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed some copies of the upcoming relaunch title, “Conan The Barbarian” #1. Just this morning over on the actor’s Facebook page, he shared a video of himself holding the aforementioned comic issue, focusing on the likeness of the variant cover (himself as young Conan). In the video, Schwarzenegger points […]