Conan the Cimmerian: The Weight of the Crown #1
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Conan the Cimmerian: The Weight of the Crown #1

Writer: Darick Robertson Artist: Darick Robertson Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: January 13, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 1
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Living legend Darick Robertson (The Boys, Transmetropolitan, Wolverine) focuses his powerful storytelling talents on Conan -- his favorite barbarian hero! In this "adult fable" that Robertson writes AND draws, Conan travels away from Cimmeria to search for a mercenary job that will bring him the fierce joy of battle and the spoils of war. Intrigued by a leader known as the "Mad King of Gaul," Conan joins a band of brutes who are defending the Aquilonian border from incursions and who enjoy living in a lush valley that the Mad King claims for his own. These warriors soon believe that Conan may be a more fitting successor to their leader than t more

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    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Jan 14, 2010

    Given Robertson's lack of writing experience, a more minimalist approach to the narration would have worked better than what's done in "The Weight of the Crown" where the only scenes that really rise above the level of mediocre tedium are the battles. Read Full Review

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