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Monday, September 15, 2014
My Favorite Comics
When this came out, I was 10 years old. I had
never heard of Robert E, Howard, nor had I been exposed to sword and
sorcery fiction. But something about the writing and art transported me
in a way that nothing had before. And
that first issue wasn’t even that great. Future installments deserved to
be called masterpieces. This influenced my reading for years to come.
All in all, the first hundred issues or so of Marvel’s Conan the
Barbarian remains my favorite interpretation of the character.