Conan #2

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Cary Nord Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: March 24, 2004 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 1 User Reviews: 1
6.0Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

Cry For Dawn creator Joseph Michael Linsner provides another stunning cover, as Busiek and Nord adapt their first original Robert E. Howard story, “The Frost Giant’s Daughter.” In the wake of a bloody massacre, Conan comes face to face with the ultimate vision of beauty, an irresistible spirit of the northern wastes. Seduced by the nude beauty, Conan then must confront her trollish brothers in this important moment in the life of the greatest fantasy character of all time.

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Apr 4, 2004

    An enjoyable issue in that it manages to give us a good look at the character of Conan with his at times amusing interaction with the world around him. I mean it's fun to watch his reaction to encountering a naked woman in the middle of a snowy wilderness, as his first reaction is that she's leading an attack, and than when he's feels comfortable that he's not in immediate danger he starts in on the idea of helping his allies. I rather enjoyed the fact that Conan had to be reminded that he's supposed to be tempted by the sight of a naked woman, and that even when he's being led into the wilderness by the woman he's taking the time to issue threats to anyone that is looking to trap him. Now Conan's battle with the Frost Giants was over far too quickly, and I'm starting to become impatient for a battle that has Conan endangered by the opponent he's fighting. However, I did find Conan's actions after he defeats the giants to be a powerful reminder that in spite of his heroic actions Cona Read Full Review

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