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), TomÃ¡s Giorello (P), Jose Villarrubia (C), and Darick Robertson (Cover)
On sale Apr 27
FC, 32 pages
Conan goes against his ingrained barbarian instincts and sidesÂ withÂ a strange wizard in order to topple those who ensnared them both in the horrific dungeons beneath the Scarlet Citadel!Â Timothy Truman, TomÃ¡s Giorello, and Jose Villarrubia-the monthly team behind the critically acclaimedÂ Conan the CimmerianÂ 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 andÂ theirÂ evil wizard!
• A great introduction to Robert E. Howard’s tales of King Conan!
“TomÃ¡s Giorello and JÃ³se 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
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 issueÂ featuresÂ two covers-with artists Guy Davis and Gregory Manchess both collaborating with colorist Dave Stewart!
Comics legend Bruce Jones (Incredible Hulk) reenergizesÂ Solomon Kane! Â