Yes, April Solicitations just came out, but darnit, we can’t wait a whole month when something like this hits our inbox. So, here are the covers and solicitation info for two brutal barbaric comics from Dark Horse coming in May! Hit the jump for the pretty.
CONAN: ROAD OF KINGS #6
Roy Thomas (W), Mike Hawthorne (P), John Lucas (I), Dave Stewart (C), and Doug Wheatley (Cover)
On sale May 18
FC, 32 pages
The dangers keep stacking up against Conan as he travels down the Road of Kings. If he wants to continue on his journey, Conan will need to defeat a deadly executioner, a mystic royal astrologer, and the evil and deadly razor-handed Gamesh! Chapter 6 of Conan’s voyage along the Road of Kings is one you won’t want to miss! Written by legendary Conan scribe Roy Thomas and illustrated by artists extraordinaire Mike Hawthorne and John Lucas!
• Roy Thomas, the man who brought Robert E. Howard to comics, returns to Conan!
• Painted covers by Doug Wheatley.
Conan: Road of Kings © 2011 Conan Properties International LLC (“CPI”). CONAN, CONAN THE BARBARIAN, THE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN, HYBORIA, and related logos, characters, names, and distinctive likenesses thereof are trademarks or registered trademarks of CPI. All rights reserved.
Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword #2
Writers: Robert E. Howard, Marc Andreyko, Joe Casey, Gerry Conway, Mark Finn, Roy Thomas, and Paul Tobin
Artists: Tim Bradstreet, Wellinton Alves, Robert Atkins, Rebecca Buchman, Gil Kane, Ernie Chan, Pop Mhan, and others
Colorists: Michael Atiyeh, Michelle Madsen, Grant Goleash, José Villarrubia, and others
Cover: Tim Bradstreet
On sale: 5/25/11
Showcasing the exploits of Howard’s heroes in new adventures and restored, re-colored reprints of classic tales, Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword features the work of comic-industry legends as well as today’s top talent and hottest rising stars.
In this issue: Stories featuring Conan, El Borak, Dark Agnes, Sailor Steve Costigan, and more, by Wellinton Alves (Nova), Marc Andreyko (Manhunter), Robert Atkins (G.I. Joe), Tim Bradstreet (Punisher), Gil Kane (Green Lantern), Roy Thomas (Conan), Paul Tobin (Spider-Man & the Secret Wars), and more!
Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword © 2011 Conan Properties International LLC (“CPI”). CONAN, CONAN THE BARBARIAN, THE SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN, HYBORIA, and related logos, characters, names, and distinctive likenesses thereof are trademarks or registered trademarks of CPI. All rights reserved.