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Comic books in 'Conan Born on the Battlefield'

  • Issue #0-REP
    Conan TPB (2005-2017 Dark Horse) 0-REP

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    Volume 0 - 2nd and later printings. "Born on the Battlefield!" Collects Conan (2004-2008 Dark Horse) #8, 15, 23, 32, and 45-46. Written by Kurt Busiek. Art by Greg Ruth. Writer Kurt Busiek and artist Greg Ruth team up to give you the story of Conan's early life, from his birth on a Cimmerian battlefield to his coming-of-age as a warrior in the pivotal Battle of Venarium. Sewing the seeds of the Barbarian's momentous career, this chronicle of Conan's youthful conquests - both martial and carnal - also showcases master storytellers Busiek and Ruth's work at its finest. "[Ruth's art] is gorgeous to look at, conveying a different but equally lush vision of Cimmeria and the rest of Hyborea." - The Fourth Rail "Ruth captures both the beauty of the unspoiled land and the ugliness of such a rugged life in perfect measure." - The Fourth Rail Softcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $17.95.

  • Issue #8
    Conan (2004 Dark Horse) 8

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    Born on the Battlefield: Part 1 of 6 - KURT BUSIEK (W) and GREG RUTH (A) FC, 32pg "Born on the Battlefield" begins here! The legend of Conan begins in the middle of a Cimmerian war?his incredible strength and skill, evidenced in his youth, was always credited to the bloody circumstances of his birth. This special fill-in issue brings Greg Ruth, acclaimed artist of Freaks of the Heartland, into the Conan fold. "Born on the Battlefield," by Busiek and Ruth, will be spread over the next two years of the Conan monthly, in six stand-alone chapters, leading up to the epic Battle at Venarium! Next issue Cary Nord returns with the second major story arc, as Conan discovers the wonders and horrors of the civilized world?with covers by Leinil Francis Yu! ? Call it "Ultimate Conan." After almost 20 years oout of the spotlight, the iconic barbarian smashes his way back into comics and gets stripped down to his roots! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #15
    Conan (2004 Dark Horse) 15

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    Born on the Battlefield: Part 2 of 6 - KURT BUSIEK (W) and GREG RUTH (A) On sale April 20, FC, 32pg, $2.99 Busiek reunites with artist Greg Ruth, whose art "is gorgeous to look at, conveying a different but equally lush vision of Cimmeria" according to The Fourth Rail. This story looks deeper into Conan's earliest adventures. Having crippled a bullying playmate, young Conan's become a solitary figure. Born on the battlefield and destined for greatness, the boy's shown a fierce independence and bravery. The adults don't know what to do with such a formidable child and the other boys are afraid of him. When he discovers an Aquilonian wizard and daughter living in the woods outside his village, Conan is torn between his respect for their rogue existence and his chance to become a real Cimmerian warrior by exposing the foreign spies. The award-winning, critically acclaimed, bestselling series continues, returning Conan to his place of prominence on the heap of comic-book icons. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #23
    Conan (2004 Dark Horse) 23

    Born on the Battlefield: Part 3 of 6 - KURT BUSIEK (W) and GREG RUTH (A) FC, 32pg, $2.99 Kurt Busiek teams up with Greg Ruth for another eye-popping tale spotlighting Conan's earliest years. At the age of ten, Conan already finds boyhood too small to contain his manly strength and ambition. But when disease strikes him and his village, he is left weak and unworthy. Determined to regain his self-respect, he journeys alone to the site of one of Cimmeria's bloodiest battles?but little does Conan know that vile men hide in the shadows of this place, waiting to prey upon those so foolish as to awaken the fallen warriors from their uneasy sleep. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #32
    Conan (2004 Dark Horse) 32

    Born on the Battlefield: Part 4 of 6 - KURT BUSIEK (W) and GREG RUTH (A/Cover) Kurt Busiek and Greg Ruth return to Conan with another blood-stirring installment of "Born on the Battlefield," a series of stand-alone stories chronicling Conan's portentous formative years. Spring has come to the hard hills of Cimmeria and life is eventful for Conan?the robust youth earning the affection of more than one young woman. Yet gentle days are not long-lived in this land. A storm comes on the horizon. When it breaks, Conan will discover the consequences of his choices, determining not only his own fate, but that of his entire village?featuring the formative event from Robert E. Howard's account of Conan's youth: the boy vs. the bull! ? The Conan ongoing series was a Wizard Magazine Book of the Month for March 2005! ? "Conan has an endearing earnestness that hearkens back to the golden age of pulp fiction." ?Publisher's Weekly FC, 32pg. Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #45
    Conan (2004 Dark Horse) 45

    Born on the Battlefield: Part 5 of 6 - The rising storm continues to swell in this new chapter of 'Born on the Battlefield.' As the fist of Aquilonia tightens around Cimmeria's neck, the tribes have laid siege to the fort of Venarium in a desperate bid to protect their homeland from the encroaching empire. Kurt Busiek and Greg Ruth return to Conan, launching the thunderous conclusion to their critically acclaimed saga of the barbarian's youth. Kurt Busiek and Greg Ruth return to the world of Conan! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #46
    Conan (2004 Dark Horse) 46

    Born on the Battlefield: Part 6 of 6 - At last, the Battle of Venarium: a tale gorged with blood, death, triumph, loss, glory, and revelation, as Conan reaches the first major turning point in his life before leaving Cimmeria for the world outside and becoming a legend in both... Master storyteller Kurt Busiek and painter Greg Ruth present the grand finale to their critically acclaimed saga of the barbarian's youth! The grand finale of 'Born on the Battlefield'! Cover price $2.99.

  • Issue #0-1ST
    Conan HC (2005-2016 Dark Horse) 0-1ST

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    Volume 0 - 1st printing. "Born on the Battlefield!" Collects Conan (2004-2008 Dark Horse) #8, 15, 23, 32, and 45-46.

    Written by Kurt Busiek. Art by Greg Ruth.

    Writer Kurt Busiek and artist Greg Ruth team up to give you the story of Conan's early life, from his birth on a Cimmerian battlefield to his coming-of-age as a warrior in the pivotal Battle of Venarium.

    Sewing the seeds of the Barbarian's momentous career, this chronicle of Conan's youthful conquests - both martial and carnal - also showcases master storytellers Busiek and Ruth's work at its finest. "[Ruth's art] is gorgeous to look at, conveying a different but equally lush vision of Cimmeria and the rest of Hyborea." - The Fourth Rail "Ruth captures both the beauty of the unspoiled land and the ugliness of such a rugged life in perfect measure." - The Fourth Rail

    Hardcover, 160 pages, full color.

    Cover price $24.95.

  • Issue #0-1ST
    Conan TPB (2005-2017 Dark Horse) 0-1ST

    This item is not in stock. If you use the "Add to want list" tab to add this issue to your want list, we will email you when it becomes available.

    Volume 0 - 1st printing. "Born on the Battlefield!" Collects Conan (2004-2008 Dark Horse) #8, 15, 23, 32, and 45-46. Written by Kurt Busiek. Art by Greg Ruth. Writer Kurt Busiek and artist Greg Ruth team up to give you the story of Conan's early life, from his birth on a Cimmerian battlefield to his coming-of-age as a warrior in the pivotal Battle of Venarium. Sewing the seeds of the Barbarian's momentous career, this chronicle of Conan's youthful conquests - both martial and carnal - also showcases master storytellers Busiek and Ruth's work at its finest. "[Ruth's art] is gorgeous to look at, conveying a different but equally lush vision of Cimmeria and the rest of Hyborea." - The Fourth Rail "Ruth captures both the beauty of the unspoiled land and the ugliness of such a rugged life in perfect measure." - The Fourth Rail Softcover, 160 pages, full color. Cover price $17.95.