King Conan: The Conqueror #5

King Conan: The Conqueror #5

Writer: Timothy Truman Artist: Tomas Giorello Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: June 25, 2014 Cover Price: $3.50 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 2
9.0Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

From the demon-haunted darkness of a Stygian crypt, across the sea, and back to Aquilonia speeds the dethroned King Conanrevenge finally within his grasp! The stage is set for a battle against an evil wizards forces, and this epic Robert E. Howard adaptation races to a scorching climax!

  • 9.8
    Hulking Reviewer - Kareem Ali Jun 26, 2014

    King Conan The Conqueror #5 returns the series to its earlier glory similar to Conan returning to Aquilonia declaring he was still alive. The masterful writing with the splendid artwork made this issue such a joy to read, and succeeded in everything a penultimate issue should strive to achieve. I felt Conan's return and now I can't wait for the head to head battle and conclusion next issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Shadowhawk's Shade - Abhinav Jain Jul 1, 2014

    I find myself ever more fascinated by this series, and I'm definitely looking forward to the finale in a few weeks. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Jesse Grant Jul 4, 2014

    It's the most political and least hack and slash Issue so far, with a fair amount of debauchery and cynicism, and it is clearly intended to set the scene for the finale, ending as it does not on a cliffhanger like all the rest of the series, but on a triumphal shot of Conan, dressed for battle, sword held high, gem of power clutched in his other hand, astride a rearing horse. It fairly cries, Behold the King, come to reclaim what is his. Sure, the ending may be foreordained" after all, not only is this a flashback, but this is Conan, a heroic scoundrel who never losses, but it's still glorious. I'm psyched. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicWow!TV - AD Boorman Jun 19, 2014

    This issue is a hard place to jump in, but it would be worth it to go back and get the earlier issues. This months issue is great, but next month's conclusion will be EPIC! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Jun 25, 2014

    King Conan: The Conqueror #5 is an adventure book that by Crom deserves a spot on your pull-list. If you haven't kept up there's no excuse as this easily earns a recommendation. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - James Anders II Jun 26, 2014

    It has been not the smoothest ride for Truman, Giorello, and company in making this series, but I am happy to say that they are starting to pull things together now that we have reached the conclusion. The interest is piqued and I am sincerely hoping that they can unleash the fury that is worthy of the title in the wrap up. . Read Full Review

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