Conan #15

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Greg Ruth Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: April 20, 2005 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 1
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This story looks deeper into Conan's earliest adventures. Having crippled a bullying playmate, young Conan's become a solitary figure. Born on the battlefield and destined for greatness, the boy's shown a fierce independence and bravery. The adults don't know what to do with such a formidable child and the other boys are afraid of

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 28, 2005

    Greg Ruth's art has a wonderfully moody quality about it, and I always welcome his visits to this title, as if nothing else he delivers some truly jaw-droppingly beautiful covers. The cover visual is an amazing representation of this issue's big action sequence. In fact, the highlight of this issue would have to be the art's delivery of the battle inside, as the young Conan clashes with the leader of the wolf pack, and this is a wonderfully intense bit of art that managed to leave me momentarily convinced that Conan wouldn't be walking away from this encounter in one piece. The art isn't quite as clear in its presentation of some of the talking heads scenes, as there was a couple times where I found myself a bit lost about what was going on when I turned the page. The art simply dropped readers into a new scene, but for the most part Greg Ruth did another amazing job on this issue, and I look forward to his next visit. The art also deserves credit for how it was able to capture th Read Full Review

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