Synopses & Reviews
The critically acclaimed and award-winning creative team behind the runaway-hit revival are back with a brand new adaptation of one of Conan creator Robert E. Howard's best-known tales.
Award-winning writer Kurt Busiek and artists Cary Nord and Dave Stewart render the glorious suspense of Howard's beloved "The God in the Bowl" in all its terrifying detail, as well as introducing not only Conan's most famed adversary, Thoth-amon, but a new female foil to Conan's exploits Janissa the Widowmaker, bound by a pact to a witch who has sinister plans for Conan. Collecting issues #7, #9-#14 of the Dark Horse series.
"Writer Kurt Busiek treats him with the dignified respect due as one of the towering figures in fantasy literature...it feels like historians unearthed a vibrant, bloody tapestry. These are, once again, the days of high adventure." Entertainment Weekly
"Conan is an action-packed spectacle, a barbarian blockbuster with a brain, and an epic as intelligent as it is visually stunning." Wizard Magazine
About the Author
Busiek is known for his talent for bringing humanity and realist to the larger than life heroes of the Marvel Universe. His credits include Avengers: Ultron Imperative and Avengers: Supreme Justice, as well as the award-winning Marvels and Astro City.