Sunday, May 16, 2010

MORE Conan Movie Pics!

These were e-mailed to me from CROM! regular, Mikeyboy, so mad props to him! I'm not sure where he found this pic, so maybe he can elaborate. I have to say, I know a lot of you all are railing against this new Conan, but the more of these pics I see, the more excited I get about it. I think this just might work.


*UPDATE* Cromsblood tracked down the source of the photos, which you can see by clicking HERE at The Cimmerian website, which includes the pictures re-posted below. Thanks partner!


It's tied to yet another article about how some Conan fan hates the new actor. I got a feeling that I'm going to get sick of this brand of ranting real soon.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

First Sneak Peeks of Jason Momoa as Conan!

The website iFilm has posted a few pics of our new Conan, Jason Momoa, and my first knee-jerk reaction is that he doesn't look half bad at all.

You can click the link above to see a few more pics, or hit up Latino Review for the some other set shots or Quiet Earth for some shots (that Cromsblood eluded to the other day, but have since seemed to have disappeared) of some female extras showing their boobies.

Don't say I never gave you anything. ;)

Monday, May 10, 2010

In Memoriam...

Frank Frazetta

1928 - 2010

Sunday, May 9, 2010

MORE Conan Randomness!

Hail, you Hyrkanian sons of jackals! I just wanted to pass on a couple of cool Conan-related links. The first one is a rather comprehensive and thorough review of the NECA Temple of the Serpent Conan figure, which I have just added to the list of Conan stuff I must have. You can read it HERE.


And this month's (May 2010) art theme over at Super Punch is... RED SONJA! So, if any of you have any drawing skill, and want to win a $100 Threadless gift certificate, click HERE and check out the details. Good luck!


Okay, that's all. Now back to our regularly scheduled blogging.

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Conan Randomness!

Okay, here's a bunch of Conan related stuff that has come my way, but isn't big enough for their own individual posts, so enjoy this mish-mash of random Conan junk!

We'll start things off with this cover for the upcoming Conan the Cimmerian #25 from Dark Horse. This is the final issue of the run, but fear not, they're firing up a new Conan title right after this one ends. This was sent to me from fellow blogger Wallace McBride from G33K4L1f3, which he found on CBR. Thanks Wallace!

Here's the preview...

You can see the full sized version HERE.

Now, I don't mean to be a jerk, or give the artist Geoff Darrow any guff, but I've got to come right out and just say that this cover absolutely sucks. I don't care about all the gore and whatnot. Whatever. But seriously, look at how lackluster the poses are. I mean, Conan looks like a scarecrow just standing there, sort of slowly tipping over. And why are all the enemies flabby, wrinkled British soccer hooligans? Is that one dude wearing khaki dress shorts? Ugh.

I have really loved the Conan the Cimmerian comics, but I have to say that many of the covers have left me unimpressed. This is yet another one. Meh.

Moving on, I downloaded a series of scanned classic Marvel Comics stickers from the '70s, and when you flip them over to make a puzzle, look what you get...

And since we're talking classic Conan art, here's a hilarious shot of Conan leading American rebels in the Revolutionary War from the 1976 (America's bicentennial) Marvel Comics calendar. Crom! Do not run them through with your mighty sword until you see the whites of their eyes!

Okay, that's all. :)