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Conan the phenomenon : the legacy of Robert E. Howard's fantasy icon /

by Sammon, Paul.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Milwaukie, Or. : Dark Horse Books, 2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: xxi, 175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 32 cm.ISBN: 9781593076535 (hbk.) :; 1593076533 (hbk.).Title notes: $29.95 6-2010 (db)Subject(s): Conan (Fictitious character) | Comic books, strips, etc. -- History and criticism | Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism | Howard, Robert Ervin, 1906-1936 -- Characters | Howard, Robert Ervin, 1906-1936Summary: Uses commentary and archival material to examine the development of Robert E. Howard's Conan character.
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Since his debut in 1932, Conan the Barbarian has been the preeminent sword and sorcery hero. Robert E. Howard created the genre with his original stories; Frank Frazetta's definitive Conan book covers set the standard for dynamic fantasy artwork; Roy Thomas, with Barry Windsor-Smith and later John Buscema, used the character to push the boundaries of comic-book adventure; and Arnold Schwarzenegger launched an amazing film career with his iconic portrayal of the barbarian.

$29.95 6-2010 (db)

Uses commentary and archival material to examine the development of Robert E. Howard's Conan character.

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