Conan #14

Writer: Kurt Busiek Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 1, 2005

    The cover image was a little too washed out for my liking, as while I realize that this image is supposed to have an ethereal quality to it, to me it was a little too hazy and ill-defined. As for the interior art I have to say the issue gets off to a wonderful start, as the opening page drops the readers right into the midst of the action, and the following double-page spread does a lovely job of selling the overwhelming nature of what our heroes are up against. I also enjoyed the sequence where we see Conan being consumed by the old gods, and the panel where he rejects this control was a powerful visual moment. Conan's battle for his very soul was also well done, and while it was a simple visual, I loved the influence that Tom Mandrake imposed on the art during the scene where Conan is faces with the full magical fury of Thoth-Amon. The dream sequence where Conan deals with the bone woman was also nicely done, as the close up shot of her face does a lovely job capturing her evil inten Read Full Review

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