Tabletop gamers will know there’s been some shuffling of Conan IP, with Monolith taking over. RPG fans will also know Jim Zub.
Zub is the writer with King-Size Conan artist Roberto De La Torre on the new Conan the Barbarian series. Issue one is due in late July, with Diamond Previews offering pre-orders and Forbidden Planet handling UK and EU.
We’ve covers and some insides to share, and some big names are attached to the alternative covers, including Panosian, Artgerm and Mignola!
Years after the battle of Venarium, a weary CONAN returns to his homeland to seek rest and solitude. However, a mysterious scout rides in to warn the Cimmerians of an imminent threat on the march from the Pictish wilderness. Will CONAN and his new ally be able to hold off this new horde of invaders?
There’s also a cover for cartography fans with a wrap-around card stock map of Hyboria.
Jim Zub is a comic book writer, artist, and art instructor from Canada. He is best known for his work on the Image Comics series Skullkickers (2010), Wayward (2014), and Glitterbomb (2016), as well as his work on the Marvel Comics series Thunderbolts (2016), Uncanny Avengers (2017), Avengers: No Surrender (2018), and Champions (2018). Zub, in addition to writing and drawing comics, is a former programme coordinator and current art professor at Seneca College in Toronto. He and his wife, Stacy King, live in Toronto, Canada.
The new comic book series is being helmed by Titan Comics and Heroic Signatures.
Conan the Barbarian #1 covers
Wraparound Hyborian Age cover map
Inside Conan the Barbarian
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