Conan Volume 1: The Frost Giant's Daughter and other stories

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Dark Horse, 2005 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
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When the internationally famous barbarian hero returned to comics, with an all-new fresh start by award-winning writer Kurt Busiek (JLA/Avengers, Astro City) and dynamic artists Cary Nord, Thomas Yeates, and Dave Stewart, the result was instant sell-outs and multiple printings to keep up with the demand. Now Conan's earliest adventures are collected in a handsome 192-page collection. Catch all the action and savagery as he wars with the murderous Vanir, meets the Frost Giant's Daughter, and is taken as a slave by the ancient sorcerers of Hyperborea! This top-selling new series faithfully expands on original author Robert E. Howard's literary creation. Collecting issues #0-#6 and fourteen pages from issue #7 of the ongoing series.

• "Writer Kurt Busiek treats him with the dignified respect due one of the towering figures in fantasy literature ... it feels like historians unearthed a vibrant, bloody tapestry. These are, once again, the days of high adventure."-Entertainment Weekly

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This is the book that got me back into reading graphic novels again. The art by Cary Nord is spectacular the coloring by Dave Stewart is stunning and the writing of Kurt Busiek is superb. Best of all ... Read full review

Conan Volume 1: The Frost Giant's Daughter And Other Stories

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Robert E. Howard's barbarian hero Conan, the best-known character in sword-and-sorcery fantasy, has been enjoying a revival of late, one part of which is this new ongoing series. Celebrated comics ... Read full review


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Kurt Busiek has been writing comics professionally since three days before he graduated from college in 1982, when he sold a "Tales of the Green Lantern Corps" backup story that appeared in "Green Lantern #162." Since then, he's worked on just about everything from "Action Comics" to "Zot!," including runs on "Avengers," "Superman," "Conan" and others, and has co-created "Thunderbolts," "The Autumnlands," "Arrowsmith" and more. He's best known for his work on the multiple-award-winning "Marvels" and "Astro City.

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