Conan #0
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Conan #0

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Cary Nord Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 12, 2003 Cover Price: $0.25 Critic Reviews: 1
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Prologue to the new ongoing series!

Stoke the primeval fires of your mind with this bargain-priced introductory one-shot! Conan The Legend features a 16-page prelude story introducing readers to the sprawling, lusty, battle-filled legend of Conan, establishing characters and situations important to the series, and setting the stage for the adventures to come. Plus a sketchbook gallery of artist Cary Nord's stunning work and a mini-interview with writer Kurt Busiek.

Note: Conan the Legend is designed to serve as the perfect introduction to Conan and the new Conan series, and as such is bargain-priced at 25cents -- the more

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 8, 2004

    On one hand this preview issue does little more that reaffirm the ideas that I already had in place when it comes to the character of Conan, as it essentially paints the picture of an ancient warrior who traveled the country with a big sword, hacking and slashing his way through anyone who was silly enough to get in his way. However, the stunning art of Cary Nord, and the idea that Kurt Busiek, a proven storyteller in my book, will be this book's regular writer, is enough to leave me willing to pick up the upcoming monthly series. This is a very enjoyable preview of Conan's world, and while it doesn't give us much insight into the character himself, Kurt Busiek only had sixteen pages to work with, so perhaps a general overview is the better approach, as this is essentially performing the same job as a movie trailer, and in that sense this issue sets up a pretty tantalizing picture. Read Full Review

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