Conan #45

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Greg Ruth Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: October 17, 2007 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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The rising storm continues to swell in this new chapter of "Born on the Battlefield." As the fist of Aquilonia tightens around Cimmeria's neck, the tribes have laid siege to the fort of Venarium in a desperate bid to protect their homeland from the encroaching empire.

Kurt Busiek and Greg Ruth return to Conan, launching the thunderous conclusion to their critically acclaimed saga of the barbarian's youth.

Kurt Busiek and Greg Ruth return to the world of Conan!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Sacks Dec 17, 2007

    We're coming to the end of Dark Horse's first run on this series, after which it will rebooted with a new number one and a new creative team. Hopefully the staff of Dark Horse will pursue their vision of the new series with as much thoroughness and intelligence as they have this series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Matthew McLean Oct 18, 2007

    Overall, Siege at Venarium is a complex story looking into the Cimmerians origins that promises lots of action and bloodshed down the road. The creative team behind this book has easily put aside the notion that this series wont be able to survive without Nord. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    IGN - Daniel Crown Oct 17, 2007

    I am confident that Born on a Battlefield will make for a phenomenal graphic novel. Who wouldn't want a single book collecting all of the important events that shaped Conan into the man he would eventually become, and doing so in a cohesive storyline, starting with his tragic birth all the way up to the first moment of his true leadership? I just wish that Busiek and Dark Horse had taken a dramatically different route in delivering this important, and otherwise outstanding material. Read Full Review

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