Conan: The Avenger #24

Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Brian Ching Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: March 30, 2016 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
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7.0User Rating

As Conan lays siege to Khauran, inside the city the soldier Valerius desperately seeks evidence that a fiendish impostor has replaced his beloved queen. Even if he uncovers the proof he needs, can Valerius gather enough allies in time to save the true queen and restore her to the throne?

  • 10
    The Fandom Post - Josh Begley Mar 31, 2016

    Conan the Avenger 24 is so good that I've run out of superlatives. It's an excellent adaptation of the classic Robert E. Howard short story, and it's an excellent standalone story. Dr. Josh gives this an" Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Kevin Given Mar 30, 2016

    Brian Ching has a simple yet effective style that compliments the story to a great degree. His art is slightly rushed at times, so it's not perfect. But he effectively renders each page with an eagerness that helps to move the story along . I have been enjoying Dark Horse's takeon Robert E. Howard's creation and I'm glad they have the license topublish more Conan adventures. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    GWW - Agasicles Stamas Apr 3, 2016

    Conan the Avenger #24 leaves you hungry for more Hyborian high-adventure, and you can see solid underpinnings for many great tales woven into Van Lente's backdrop. And being that it is Van Lente, you can be confident that such adventures are forthcoming. It's just that this issue feels almost like a break from the action. And there's not a lot of Conan in it. Sprinkle in one or two great supporting characters, and lean on the myth of Conan, and this could be ok. As it is, there is more myth than meat, and that leaves the issue feeling sparse and empty. Read Full Review

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