Conan And The Jewels Of Gwahlur #2

Artist: P. Craig Russell Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Sacks May 30, 2005

    Once again my preconceptions are shown to be wrong. And I couldn't be happier about it. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell May 24, 2005

    While there are moments in this issue where P. Craig Russell's work is really quite impressive, such as the scene where Conan discovers the hanging head, or the panel where a determined Conan prepares to end the life of his fallen opponent, there are also moments where the art left me wanting more detail on the page. This story has Conan running around a temple that was constructed by people who look to be utterly devoted to their goddess, and yet the temple grounds and its interiors are flat and nondescript. The final page arrival of the goddess is also a bit underwhelming, and given this moment is supposed to be the big surprise of the issue, the art really should have done a better job of playing up the visual impact of this scene. The scene where Conan narrowly avoids being crushed under the falling stone weight also lack the visual punch that it needed, as Conan is not even next to the weight when it finally slams to the ground. Still, I will give the cover image full marks fo Read Full Review

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