Conan: Book of Thoth

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Dark Horse Comics, 2006 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 192 pages
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Writers Kurt Busiek and Len Wein, creator of Wolverine and SwampThing, team up with the grandmaster of horror art, Kelley Jones, to tell thehorrifying origin of Thoth-amon Conan's greatest adversary!Inthe dank alleys of a decaying city, a beggar child conjures visions of a futurewhere, instead of spitting on him in the streets, the rich and privileged cowerin fear of his terrible authority. Through cunning, murderous means, heingratiates himself into a benevolent priesthood, only to turn the church andthe nation itself over to the terrible snake-god, Set!This essentialpiece of the Conan mythos reveals the secrets behind the dread sorcererThoth-amon for the first time!

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Review: Conan: Book of Thoth

User Review  - Ben - Goodreads

Weird illustrations, but curiously fitting with the story and it definitely gave this volume a feeling of one story as a whole. It was somewhat weird how different some of the characters looked from ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paul - Goodreads

so, when is a Conan book not a Conan book? When its about his main "nemesis" Thoth... Good origin story of a chracter I wasn't even interested in knowing what his origin story was actually. Although I ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Multiple Eisner Award-winning superstar comic book writer Kurt Busiek has written everything from SUPERMAN to SPIDERMAN alongside his own creation, fan-favorite ASTRO CITY. In 2003, Busiek was picked by Marvel Comics and DC Comics to pen the best-selling JLA / AVENGERS crossover event; the first and only meeting between the two competing franchises. Daryl Gregory's first novel, PANDEMONIUM, appeared from Del Rey Books in 2008 and won the Crawford Award for 2009. It was also a finalist for several other awards, including the Shirley Jackson Award and the World Fantasy Award. His second novel, THE DEVIL'S ALPHABET, appeared in November, 2009, and was named one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly. Scott Godlewski is co-creator of MYSTERIOUS ADVENTURE MAGAZINE and a freelance comic book illustrator and writer living in Mesa, Arizona.

Len Wein is the co-creator of "Wolverine" and the "New X-Men." He is a former editor in chief of Marvel Comics, Disney Comics, and Top Cow Comics, as well as a senior editor at DC Comics. His previous work includes "The All-New, All-Different X-Men Masterworks; The Untold Legend of Batman; "and" Wonder Woman: Gods and Mortals." He lives in Woodland Hills, California.

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