Conan: The Avenger #20

Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Brian Ching Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 25, 2015 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 2
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An evil witch secretly takes the place of her twin sister, the beloved queen of Khauran, and seizes control of the kingdom. But Conan, captain of the royal guard, sees through the witch's ruse-can the Cimmerian stand against her villainous ally Constantius and the might of his mercenary army?

  • 9.0
    The Fandom Post - Josh Begley Nov 26, 2015

    Conan the Avenger 20 is a bit too exposition heavy for my taste, but it's still a solid read from a creative team that I greatly enjoy. The issue is the start of a faithful adaptation of the original Robert E. Howard story, "A Witch Shall be Born," and the ability of Van Lente to utilize Howard's style, and the skill with which Ching and Atiyeh bring it to life visually is excellent. I'm pretty excited for the next issue, as it will portray one of the seminal moments in Conan's history. Dr. Josh gives this an" Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    Word Of The Nerd - Christopher Calloway Nov 24, 2015

    On the whole, Conan The Adventure #20 it is a very satisfying start to “A Witch Shall Be Born”, ending with a cliff-hanger that will leavereaders wantingmore. Although the art doesnot portray Conan with the more muscular, battled hardened physique readers have come to expect based on portrayals by other artists, it will not prevent you from enjoying this adaptionof a Robert E. Howard classic. Read Full Review

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