Conan the Cimmerian #5

Writer: Timothy Truman, Rochard Corben Artist: Tomas Giorello, Richard Corben Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 19, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
7.8Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

A child that Conan's grandfather saved from death many years ago-now an old man-seeks to return the favor, but can he get to Conan and Caollan before Horsa's warriors capture their Cimmerian prey? And what good is an old man against Aesir soldiers and the vicious witch Olva? Thorgeir the Berserker gets his second round with Conan, and Caollan shows just how tough and wily a Cimmerian woman can be in battle--even when outnumbered. Richard Corben contributes stunning flashback scenes featuring Connacht, Conan's grandfather. In this issue, Corben brings us to a dark, seemingly hopeless time in the older Cimmerian's life, when he was betrayed and more

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Ben Berger Nov 23, 2008

    After seeing these little glimpses of his life, anyone else really want a Connacht series? Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    IGN - Daniel Crown Nov 19, 2008

    In the end, this book has drastically improved over the past two months, even if it doesn't quite deliver on its initial promises. As a fan of Robert E. Howard's original works, I take comfort in the fact that the franchise seems to be in capable hands, as Truman is finally beginning to hit his stride. Read Full Review

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