Conan rides again in the pages of Marvel as The House of Ideas get’s set to retell classic stories as well as republish work done while the character was at DarkHorse Comics
In January this year, it was reported that after 15 Years at Darkhorse, Conan, Robert E. Howard’s most famous barbarian would be making his way back to the pages of Marvel where he had in fact gotten his start in comics back in October of 1970 with the publication of the comic Conan the Barbarian which ran for 275 issues till 1993 enjoying enough success to see Marvel publish several spin-off series set around the character which included titles like Savage Sword of Conan, Conan the King and Conan the Adventurer. Marvel also produced a newspaper strip featuring the character from 1978 through 1981.
Dark horse gained the license to the character in 2003 and published several original works involving Cimmeria’s most famous son including title’s such as Conan the Cimmerian, King Conan as well as reprinting Marvel original printed material.
Now that Conan has moved back to Marvel they are returning the favor so to speak as they are reprinting the collected Conan comics that were done by the likes of Cary Nord and Kurt Busiek while the character was under license to DarkHorse comics…
The official Marvel Solicit reads:
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 TPB
COLLECTING: VOL. 1: CONAN: THE LEGEND 0, CONAN (2004) 1-19
On Sale 2/6/19
CONAN CHRONICLES EPIC COLLECTION: THE HEART OF YAG-KOSHA TPB
COLLECTING: VOL. 2: CONAN (2004) 20-39
On Sale 4/3/19
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