in February, Dark Horse Comics is launching a new ongoing Conan the Barbarian series by Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan. The first storyline adapts Robert E. Howard’s “Queen of the Black Coast,” an epic tale of romance, terror, and swashbuckling.
You won’t have to wait until February to see a sample of this much anticipated book. Below is a 7 page preview of Conan The Barbarian #1, courtesy of CBR. If you enjoy the preview, you can pre-order your copy now at your local comic book shop!
Conan The Barbarian #1 by Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan is available at your local shop on Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 with a cover price of $3.50.
In this sweeping adaptation of Robert E. Howard’s fan-favorite “Queen of the Black Coast,” Conan turns his back on the civilized world and takes to the high seas alongside the pirate queen Bêlit, setting the stage for an epic of romance, terror, and swashbuckling. This is Conan as you’ve never seen him, with the combination of one of Robert E. Howard’s greatest tales and the most dynamic creative team in comics!
- A perfect jumping-on point for new readers!
- A bold, fresh take on the Cimmerian.
- “Queen of the Black Coast” is the most-requested Conan adaptation!
– The Comic Book Critic