Solomon Kane, Dark Agnes, and other Robert E. Howard characters coming to Marvel Comics
Since bringing Conan the Barbarian into the Marvel Universe, the character has gone through quite the resurgence in popularity. Whether he’s in solo books or part of a team like the Savage Avengers, Conan has been a boon for Marvel.
It makes sense, then, that Marvel would bring in other popular Robert E. Howard characters as well. So yes the likes of Solomon Kane and Dark Agnes will make their debuts soon. Check out the details below, by Crom.
MORE CHARACTERS FROM THE CREATOR OF CONAN HEADING TO MARVEL COMICS
New York, NY— September 11, 2019 — Earlier this year, the Conan franchise made its grand return to Marvel, and since then, fans have been thrilled by titles like CONAN THE BARBARIAN, SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN, and AGE OF CONAN: BÊLIT and VALERIA. With both CONAN THE BARBARIAN #1 and CONAN THE BARBARIAN VOL. 1: THE LIFE AND DEATH OF CONAN BOOK ONE debuting in the top ten of their respective markets, it was clear that readers were happy to be back in the Age of Hyboria!
Now, Marvel is pleased to announce that more characters from the mind of Conan creator Robert E. Howard will be making their way to the Marvel Comics! True Believers should keep an eye out for the likes of Dark Agnes, Solomon Kane, and a few more surprises in upcoming Marvel books.
“Our readers cannot get enough of Conan, and luckily, we have plenty more to give them,” said Editor Mark Basso. “We’re very excited for readers and the heroes of the Marvel Universe to meet or reunite with more characters from the legendary Robert E. Howard mythos!”
“With their world-building and storytelling expertise, we’re happy that Marvel now will go deeper into the Howardverse to explore more of all his fantastic characters, and spinning new, exiting yarns,” said Joakim Zetterberg, Executive Vice President at Conan Properties.
Details on where you can follow the adventures of these exciting new additions to the Marvel Universe will be revealed at a later date!
More details as we hear them here at Comics Now.