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Privateer Press Announces Robert E. Howard Mini Crate Series

Privateer Press Announces Robert E. Howard Mini Crate Series

Privateer Press has been knocking it out of the park lately, first, by continuing to release truly gorgeous miniatures for their Warmachine and Hordes games, and then by re-launching Monsterpocalypse as a jaw-dropping love letter to giant monster mayhem. What’s next? It looks like Privateer is about to bring some truly iconic characters to life, […]

Red Sonja #20 cover by Babs Tarr

Red Sonja #20 Review: Decent Leads Held Back by an Underwhelming Plot

Red Sonja and her allies have found Lord Skath, the previous owner of her sword. She asks why he hasn’t retrieved his blade in the past, and Skath explains what he has done in the time since losing it. He wants to take his land back from the man who took it, Sandak. Red Sonja, […]

Red Sonja/Tarzan #4 cover by Aaron Lopresti

Red Sonja/Tarzan #4 Review: Back to Cimmeria for the Final Battle

The gorillas look after Tarzan’s grandson while, in Cimmeria, Eson Duul and his people take Tarzan’s daughter-in-law into the city of K’Hal. Elsewhere in K’Hal, Tarzan and Red Sonja seek out the Traveler, the woman who gave Sonja her sword. When they find the Traveler, they are more troubled than relieved. Soon, the two heroes […]

Red Sonja/Tarzan #3 cover by Aaron Lopresti

Red Sonja/Tarzan #3 Review: The Son of Tarzan

Tarzan’s son, Korak, ambushes Eson Duul’s men in the jungle. They have slaughtered a herd of elephants, and he aims to take revenge. Duul himself is now targeting Korak’s wife and child. Back in London, Red Sonja and Tarzan hope to receive help from H.G. Wells and his time machine. Sonja may have an item […]

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Conan Exiles: Launched and Ready to Hack, Slash, and Craft

After a long 15 months in early access, Conan Exiles has officially launched. Now you, too, can chop up your enemies, make homes, craft weapons and run around naked (or not) in the world of Robert E. Howard‘s Conan the Barbarian. The Tutorial helps you quickly get a handle on the already fairly intuitive game […]

Kull Eternal #1 cover by Luca Pizzari

Kull Eternal #3 Review: Needs More Lincoln

In the present, Kull and Zarunna wait out in the Antarctic base. Back in Valusia, we see Zarunna’s father elaborate his plan to supplant Kull to his daughter by using the Mirror of the Future. Their first excursion with the Mirror sends Kull and Zarunna to the American Civil War where they find themselves protecting […]

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Robert E. Howard’s Estate to Trademark ‘Pigeons From Hell’ Comics

Robert E. Howard‘s estate has applied to register a trademark for Pigeons From Hell. Howard is best known for his Conan the Barbarian and related writing and is regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery genre. Howard’s stories were never collected during his lifetime and the main outlet for his stories was the pulp […]

Alan Moore’s League of Extraordinary Gentlemen the Tempest Begins at Last: IDW Publishing June 2018 Solicits

League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #1 from the legendary Alan Moore and Kevin O’Neil is released at last this June. Plus, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Bodycount is reprinted, the new Orphan Black series begins, Kull ends with an Annual, and more from IDW Publishing. Details below. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: The Tempest #1—Cover A: Kevin O’Neill—GEM OF THE MONTH Alan Moore (w) • […]

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Conan the Barbarian Returns to Marvel Comics

In a somewhat surprising announcement, Conan the Barbarian is returning to Marvel Comics, his original comic book home. The Robert E. Howard creation first debut with Marvel in 1970 and ran for 275 issues until 1993, along with a handful of miniseries and 235 issues of Savage Sword of Conan magazine. 650 issues total form […]

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Red Sonja Getting Limited Edition Trading Card Line

Dynamite Entertainment has announced a new Red Sonja limited edition trading card line set to arrive in 2018. The series will feature autograph cards, hand drawn sketch cards, limited edition hand colored cards, puzzle cards, limited edition over-sized box topper cards and more. Dynamite will be handing out special Promo Preview Cards at select comic book […]

The Legend Of Conan Renamed Conan The Conqueror?

It seems the long-in-gestation Conan the Barbarian sequel, The Legend of Conan, might be getting retitled. According to TheArnoldFans.com (via HeyUGuys), Arnold Schwarzengger appeared at a Q&A event in Edinburgh last Thursday and offered a few comments about the film, which he referred to as Conan the Conqueror. Schwarzenegger said the story will see him […]

Free On Bleeding Cool – Robert E Howard Presents Thulsa Doom #1

To go along with the latest Groupees deal, Dynamite’s Swords, Sandals And Sorcery Bundle, the publisher has sent over the first issue of Robert E. Howard Presents Thulsa Doom #1 by Arvid Nelson and Lui Antonio. The book has a cover by Alex Ross. From the pages of writer Robert E. Howard comes the debut […]

Red Sonja Film Gets New Screenwriter

A new Red Sonja film has been in the works for quite some time now. It once had Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) attached to direct as a potential vehicle for his then-girlfriend Rose McGowan. At another point writer / director Doug Aarniokoski was working on it… but the project set up with Nu Image / […]

Valiant Effort: Like This? You’ll Like That – X-O Manowar, Archer & Armstrong Edition

By Jared Cornelius In the summer of 2012 Valiant Comics returned from the grave, they rose not as shambling zombie, but as a glorious phoenix, but I didn’t know that.  At the time I had turned my nose up at X-O Manowar and Bloodshot, I scoffed at the idea that the 90’s were back and expected another round of Malibu or Awesome Comics.  But last year on a whim I decided […]

Win! Cool Conan The Barbarian Things

I think the best way to divide our Conan the Barbarian prize fund up is to pick two winners. One will get: A Conan the Barbarian T-shirt A Robert E Howard Conan Short Story Collection A Gates of Slumber CD, Rise Above, featuring Conan inspired epic metal And the second will get all of that […]



Full Production Notes For Conan Cut Through The Secrecy

There’s still a lot we don’t know about the new Conan movie. Or, there was, until the press notes squeaked out in a quiet corner of Lionsgate’s website. Every question you might have had about the film is answered there. Except for “Is it any good?”, which will go unanswered for a few months yet. […]