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FIRST LOOK: “King Conan,” “Solomon Kane” Covers

by  in Comic News Comment

Dark Horse has provided CBR News with an exclusive First Look at the covers for “Solomon Kane: Red Shadows” #1 and “King Conan: The Scarlet Citadel” #3. Robert E, Howards’ creations see red in April, 2011.

KING CONAN: THE SCARLET CITADEL # 3 (of 4)

Timothy Truman (W), Tomás Giorello (P), Jose Villarrubia (C), and Darick Robertson (Cover)

On sale Apr 27

FC, 32 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

Conan goes against his ingrained barbarian instincts and sides with a strange wizard in order to topple those who ensnared them both in the horrific dungeons beneath the Scarlet Citadel! Timothy Truman, Tomás Giorello, and Jose Villarrubia-the monthly team behind the critically acclaimed Conan the Cimmerian comic-book run-move ahead many years in the barbarian’s life to a time when Conan has just lost the crown of Aquilonia and must fight to reclaim it from several betrayers and their evil wizard!

• A great introduction to Robert E. Howard’s tales of King Conan!

“Tomás Giorello and Jóse Villarrubia’s art is so great here that it’s the ultimate selling point . . . it’s just beautiful.” -Comic Book Resources

SOLOMON KANE: RED SHADOWS #1 (of 4)

Bruce Jones (W), Rahsan Ekedal (P), Dan Jackson (C), Dave Stewart (C), Guy Davis (Cover), and Gregory Manchess (Variant Cover)

On sale Apr 6

FC, 40 pages

$3.50

Miniseries

This first issue adapts Robert E. Howard’s taut, disturbing “Skulls in the Stars” short story! Beginning his adventures in England, Kane finds himself engaged in a supernatural battle on the dreary moor road to Torkertown.

•Â Each issue features two covers-with artists Guy Davis and Gregory Manchess both collaborating with colorist Dave Stewart!

Comics legend Bruce Jones (Incredible Hulk) reenergizes Solomon Kane!