Conan #7

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Cary Nord, Thomas Yeates Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: August 25, 2004 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
9.0Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

Conan leads a rebellion against the slave masters of Hyperborea—but can even he face the mightiest sorcerers of the oldest, most corrupt civilization of the ancient world? The answers bring pain, death, and heartbreak, and reveal the truth about Hyperborea—and the source of Conan’s lifelong hatred for that dark and cheerless land. Conan’s February debut led to an immediate sellout and rave reviews. See what the sensation is all about!

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Filip Vukcevic Aug 27, 2004

    One of the best monthly books out there. It is already starting to cause some waves amongst readers and if Busiek and Nord can keep this up, look for those waves to reach tidal proportions in the future. This issue provides us with a gripping story of revenge, and an interesting peek at the next major arc. Pick this book up, you wont be sorry. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Sep 1, 2004

    This issue is a telling display of the impact that art can have on a story, as while the script could make some suggestions about the methods that Conan kills the two cowards, it's the art that responsible for the sheer impact of the deaths, and I have to say the reveal of the second death stands up as one of the most unsettling images I'm seen in quite some time. The art also does a fantastic job of building up the danger that the female assassin poses, as we watch her make her way into the castle, before delivering a telling display of her sheer effectiveness, as she deals out death to the armed guards. My only quibble with the art on this issue would have to be the cover image as while it's a powerful image, the blur effect that is used to convey the speed of Conan's sword swing was robbed the image of a great deal of its impact. Read Full Review

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