Conan Volume 1: The Frost Giant's Daughter And Other Stories (Conan (Graphic Novels))

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Kurt Busiek

The popular barbarian is back in full-color painted adaptations of the original pulp novels by Robert E. Howard. Conan, the dark-haired Cimmerian warrior, leaves his homeland, inspired by his grandfather's tales of Hyperborea, a paradise in the far north. … see full wiki

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Author: Kurt Busiek
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comics & Graphic Novels
Publisher: Dark Horse
2 reviews about Conan Volume 1: The Frost Giant's Daughter...
review by . December 30, 2009
In addition to being a founding father of fantasy literature, Conan the Barbarian is a legend to graphic-art aficionados from his glory years as a Marvel Comics title. So it was a no-brainer for Dark Horse to resurrect the character. Fortunately they used their brains and came up with something to please both Conan fans and newcomers.    This first volume, published in 2005, collects the earliest Dark Horse Conan stories. Centered around an adaptation of a short piece by Conan …
review by . April 06, 2005
Sure, this isn't Buscema's Conan nor Windsor-Smith's, but hey, who cares? Can't it just be time for a new look at things? We certainly don't need another neverending storyline about a guy from the early times who basically just chops off heads. All we need is a tight story with a hero, great art - in short, a book to get lost in, just for a few hours. If you're looking for something like that and you're open to Cary Nord's "European" style, you'll be in for a treat. If not, reread the old books …
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