Cimmerian: Red Nails #1

Writer: Regis Hautiere Artist: Didier Cassegrain Publisher: Ablaze Release Date: June 10, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 4
8.6Critic Rating
9.2User Rating

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Robert E. Howard's Conan is brought to life uncensored!  Discover the true Conan, unrestrained, violent, and sexual.  Read the story as he intended! In Red Nails, Conan finds himself in the Darfar region, whose territory is almost entirely covered by a huge forest.  Here he pledges himself a mercenary, promising his sword to the highest bidder, fighting alongside fellow mercenary and fierce female warrior Valeria.  After a clash against a terrible dragon, the two go to a strange fortified city, apparently deserted... but the duo will quickly discover that a civilization lives hidden inside, and that the citadel hides a heavy se more

  • 8.6
    Outright Geekery - Thomas Hulett Jun 14, 2020

    Overall, this is the way Conan was meant to be! Howard's barbarian at his most savage and ruthless. Conan has always been one of my favorite characters in comics and I've often referred to the Marvel fare as Conan lite. Ablaze's Conan full and robust. If you've never read the original stories you may have to take it in small doses. But once you've gotten used to it by the gods! There isn't anything better. Read Full Review

  • 10
    The Comics Golden King Jun 15, 2020

    This is must read,great art.

  • 9.0
    GTMedia Reviews Jun 21, 2020

    I'm a fan of Conan The Barbarian. I love the Arnold Schwarzenegger movie from the early '80s but I'm not as familiar with the comics aside from an adventure here and there. Nothing has ever grabbed me as the movie did.

    I'm assuming Cimmerian: Red Nails is being pulled out of the public domain as the character is currently being published by Marvel Comics across multiple books. I'm not sure if the trend will continue but "The Cimmerian" is probably the best Conan comic I've read in decades.

    The story seems pretty organic for the character. Conan is on a mission to Darfar, a heavily forested area populated with strange creatures. Along the way, he meets a fellow warrior Valera. They eventually banter back and forth a more

  • 9.0
    Phil B. Jul 12, 2020

  • 9.0
    FFJoshT Jun 28, 2021

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