FIRST LOOK: "Conan" #48

Dark Horse has provided CBR News with an exclusive first look at Conan #48 by Timothy Truman and Tomas Giorello, on sale next week -- January 23, 2008 -- in finer comics stores everywhere. When you're done checking out this exclusive preview, be sure to stop by CBR's Indie Comics forum to discuss Conan with fellow readers.

Conan #48

Writer: Timothy Truman

Artist: Tomas Giorello

Cover Artist: Cary Nord

Colorist: Richard Isanove

Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Features: 21 Desktops, 3 Ecomics, 1 Game, 4 Qtvrs, See all 29 Downloads

Awards: Kurt Busiek and Cary Nord: Winner 2004 Eisner Award Best Single Issue for Conan #0: Conan the Legend

Conan finds himself embroiled in a political struggle turned bloody between a naive young prince and a sinister sorcerer who calls upon the god of the underworld to help aid him in building an army of demonic abominations, intent on conquering not just his own kingdom, but all of Hyboria! But that's not the only danger that threatens to destroy Conan's world. Little does he know, a piece of his past still follows him, stalking the Cimmerian with the patience of the grave. All roads lead to the doomed city of Yaralet in this stunning adaptation of Robert E. Howard's lost fragment The Hand of Nergal.

Publication Date: Jan 23, 2008

Format: Full color, 32 pages, Ongoing

Price: $2.99

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