Conan #19

Writer: Kurt Busiek Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 29, 2005

    Cary Nord continues to provide art that leaves me a curious what it would look like if an inker was brought in to bring it into sharper focus, as there are moments in the issue where the art looks a little soft around the edges, and the raw power of key scenes is lost (e.g. the final moments of Tinanna). On the other hand the style does serve to set this book apart from the crowd, and there are moments when I couldn't be more impressed by the art, as the worm creature's emergence, and voyage through the city streets made for an exciting show. The art also does a wonderful job of playing up Jiara's indecision as she tries to decide if her greed is greater than potentially facing Conan's wrath at a future date. There are a couple a curious visual moments in this issue though, such as the panel where the city guard has his back to the worm creature, while he orders it to stay back, and the art also doesn't quite explain how Conan's theft of the crown served to unleash the worm monster, bu Read Full Review

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