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Cry For Dawn creator Joseph Michael Linsner provides another stunning cover, as Busiek and Nord adapt their first original Robert E. Howard story, “The Frost Giant’s Daughter.” In the wake of a bloody massacre, Conan comes face to face with the ultimate vision of beauty, an irresistible spirit of the northern wastes. Seduced by the nude beauty, Conan then must confront her trollish brothers in this important moment in the life of the greatest fantasy character of all time.

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Adapting Howard 0

In Dark Horse's revival of Conan, the first story (following two issues written by Kurt Busiek) actually adapted from a Robert E. Howard story, is The Frost Giant's Daughter. This is a clear indication that this version of Conan is as much influenced by the Roy Thomas & Barry Windsor-Smith Marvel Comics version of the hero as by Howard's. The Frost Giant's Daughter, while certainly early in the barbarian's career, is by few accounts the first Conan story. Even if w...

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3 for 3 0

Three good issues of Conan in a row.....a great start for the series.The art, just like the previous issues, is still mindblowing-it has a awesome fantasy aspect to it that separates the book from others on the market. It's almost like there's no outlines, which kind of lends it a sort of painting aspect. The art makes everything look stunning-the action scenes look action packed and clear, and other scenes look to show you the landscape or emotion in the character's faces.I suppose the only com...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

By Crom, True to the Original! 0

Wow. It's been a while since I've read the original Robert E. Howard story and well, from what I can recall this was a very true to the story adaptation. If this is a sign of the things to come from this Dark Horse comic I can't wait for them to keep bringing it on.I am glad they are going with a higher violent content and with some nude pretty girls. That's what Conan is all about! I hates that Conan was dumbed down for little kids. So far it looks like Dark Horse is going for a more matur...

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