Get epic with new “Conan Chronicles” collections from Marvel

Get epic with new “Conan Chronicles” collections from Marvel

There’s been a resurgence in popularity for a bunch of pulp heroes over the past few decades, with the likes of the Shadow, the Phantom, and John Carter entertaining an entire new generation of fans.  One pulp character that’s always been at least on the fringes of popularity, if not front and center in the pop culture mindset, has been Conan the Barbarian, as pulpy a hero as you’re likely to find.

Conan has had a presence in comics as recently as last year, with his high-profile team-up with Wonder Woman, and Marvel Comics will shortly begin publishing a brand new title featuring Robert E. Howard’s most popular creation.  To celebrate, Marvel will also release some “Epic Collections” of previous Conan runs, so 2019 is shaping up to be the Year of the Barbarian.  Check out the details below.

Per Marvel: 

CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTIONS!

The adventures return!

New York, NY—July 30, 2018—Continuing its celebration of the return of CONAN this January, Marvel is excited to announce the release of two volumes of CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTION: OUT OF THE DARK HILLS and THE HEART OF YAG-KOSHA!

Collecting Conan: The Legend 0 and Conan (2004) #1-19, CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTION: OUT OF THE DARKSOME HILLS presents tales from industry great Kurt Busiek and Eisner-winning Conan artist Cary Nord, including classic stories adapted from the epic works of original author Robert E. Howard. Relive all the legendary and glorious detail of Conan’s battle with the Vanir, his meeting with the Frost Giant’s daughter, and more! CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTION: OUT OF THE DARKSOME HILLS is VOL. 1 in the CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTIONS, collecting Conan’s various ongoing series from 2004-2017.

CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTION: THE HEART OF YAG-KOSHA presents the legend in more swashbuckling stories, including tales of Conan’s storied youth! Relive all his adventures in the City of Thieves and the Hall of the Dead, with more of Howard’s classic tales. CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTION: THE HEART OF YAG-KOSHA is VOL. 2 in the CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTIONS.

Next year, get ready to take on Conan’s early exploits and magic with the CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTIONS! And beginning later in 2019, the CONAN: HYBORIAN TALES EPIC COLLECTIONS will collect Conan’s various one-shots and miniseries from 2004-2016!

Conan Chronicles Epic Collection: Out of the Darksome Hills will hit comic shops on February 6, 2019, and Conan Chronicles Epic Collection: The Heart of Yag-Kosha will drop April 3, 2019.

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