Conan the Barbarian #19

Conan the Barbarian #19

Writer: Brian Wood Artist: Paul Azaceta Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: August 21, 2013 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 4
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Conan and Blit find themselves the unlikely couriers to a mysterious and ancient religious relic. They are soon beset on all sides by the feuding factions that wish to exploit the artifacts power. Can they reach their destination while keeping their prizeand themselvesintact?

  • 9.5
    AiPT! - Sam Roche Aug 22, 2013

    The art is just gorgeous. All of the shadows and coloring give the book just the right feeling. The blood splatters all over the page in a bright red that draws you in. The scene in the church especially is just gorgeous and makes the fight scenes just that much better. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    We The Nerdy - Mario Miranda Aug 27, 2013

    The plot may be a bit generic but the chemistry between Belit and Conan and their ability to kick some ass and take some names is definitely worth the price of admission. Also, this is a great jumping on point for any who may have missed out when this title first came out and are hoping to jump on board. It is however worth noting that overall story builds from arc to arc, so it would be recommended to pick up volume 1 & 2, which are released in a great hardcover, to fully appreciate the title. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Zack Davisson Sep 20, 2013

    This book may still be worth taking on an arc by arc basis, but coming off the brilliant Nightmare of the Shallows, the omens point to this team making Conan a rich, timeless, and refreshingly art-led read. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Bastards - Jordan North Aug 21, 2013

    Conan is sinking. It's not horrific but damn is it vanilla. I read it and, outside of the art I just can't think of many reasons to come back. The novelty of a jacked guy with a broadsword is a powerful thing, but all charms have their limits. Read Full Review

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