Conan #48

Writer: Timothy Truman Artist: Tomas Giorello Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: January 23, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Conan finds himself embroiled in a political struggle turned bloody between a naive young prince and a sinister sorcerer who calls upon the god of the underworld to help aid him in building an army of demonic abominations, intent on conquering not just his own kingdom, but all of Hyboria! But that's not the only danger that threatens to destroy Conan's world. Little does he know, a piece of his past still follows him, stalking the Cimmerian with the patience of the grave. All roads lead to the doomed city of Yaralet in this stunning adaptation of Robert E. Howard's lost fragment "The Hand of Nergal."

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Matthew McLean Feb 2, 2008

    Part 2 of "The Hand of Nergal" is a bloody swordfight in true Conan style. It manages to give readers some good knuckle busting fun while pushing the entire story forward, promising dark sorcery, betrayal and mistaken identity. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - J.Montes Feb 5, 2008

    Despite the dark themes, the book is colored with a lot of bright colors and that's kind of what threw me off. It's just lacking in atmosphere right now. With two issues left, I'm hopeful that Tim Truman and company can turn things around. Read Full Review

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