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** Th same reason that the Spartans in 300 are in Speedos: muscly men are fun to look at.

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** Th The same reason that the Spartans in 300 are in Speedos: Speedos instead of armor: muscly men are fun to look at.



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** Th same reason that the Spartans in 300 are in Speedos: muscly men are fun to look at.



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** If you look up Conan artwork pre-Frazetta you'll be surprised. The interior art for the Weird Tales issue where Black Colossus was published features Conan in full knightly chainmail, complete with surcoat and half-helm. The Ace publication of Conan The Conqueror and the Avon Fantasy cover for Queen of the Black Coast also show a Conan unlike what the Frazetta art and Arnold movies would have made you imagine.


* You know what bugs me? The random link to this page from {{Conan}}... as in ConanOBrien.

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* You know what bugs me? The random link to this page from {{Conan}}... as in ConanOBrien.Creator/ConanOBrien.


** As she's dying, Valeria specifically states to Conan that she told Akiro she would pay his price. She basically traded her life for Conan's.

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** As she's dying, Valeria specifically states to Conan that she told Akiro she would pay his price. She basically traded her life for Conan's.Conan's.

* I find myself equally as interested in the FramingDevice about the Eastern Prince as I am in Conan's exploits. But my question is, why does Dark Horse keep restarting this story? I have all the [=TPBs=] released so far and at least three different books start out with the Prince stumbling on Conan's tomb/treasure horde and discovering the Nemedian Chronicles, then continue the Conan story where the last book left off. So is this a genuine b-plot that is actually going somewhere or not? If not, why bother with it in the first place?
* You know what bugs me? The random link to this page from {{Conan}}... as in ConanOBrien.


** Retrieving a soul that was fighting to remain alive is presumably a simpler task than bringing back one that went willingly.

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** Retrieving a soul that was fighting to remain alive is presumably a simpler task than bringing back one that went willingly.willingly.
** As she's dying, Valeria specifically states to Conan that she told Akiro she would pay his price. She basically traded her life for Conan's.



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** Frazetta set that trend in motion because his great talent was drawing musculature, and he liked it better than drawing armor. Every artist since then has... followed Frazetta.



** Akiro warned Valeria that the spirits would 'exact a heavy toll' in exchange for healing Conan. Presumably either Akiro didn't have enough left in the tank to do it again, or (more likely) Valeria's death ''was'' the heavy toll he was referring to. Also, Conan and Subotai were more concerned with making their last stand, as Thulsa Doom's army was hot on their trail at that point.

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** Akiro warned Valeria that the spirits would 'exact a heavy toll' in exchange for healing Conan. Presumably either Akiro didn't have enough left in the tank to do it again, or (more likely) Valeria's death ''was'' the heavy toll he was referring to. Also, Conan and Subotai were more concerned with making their last stand, as Thulsa Doom's army was hot on their trail at that point.point.
** Retrieving a soul that was fighting to remain alive is presumably a simpler task than bringing back one that went willingly.


** Also, Akiro warned Valeria that the spirits would 'exact a heavy toll' in exchange for healing Conan. Presumably either Akiro didn't have enough left in the tank to do it again, or (more likely) Valeria's death ''was'' the heavy toll he was referring to. Also, Conan and Subotai were more concerned with making their last stand, as Thulsa Doom's army was hot on their trail at that point.

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** Also, Akiro warned Valeria that the spirits would 'exact a heavy toll' in exchange for healing Conan. Presumably either Akiro didn't have enough left in the tank to do it again, or (more likely) Valeria's death ''was'' the heavy toll he was referring to. Also, Conan and Subotai were more concerned with making their last stand, as Thulsa Doom's army was hot on their trail at that point.


*** Conan the King was planned as a third movie in a Conan trilogy, and elements from ''The Hour of the Dragon'' would have been a good fit (as Conan has already become king of Aquilonia in that story). The failure of Conan the Destroyer doomed that project, but it looks to be headed for a revival (possibly with ArnoldSchwarzenegger in the lead again!)

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*** Conan the King was planned as a third movie in a Conan trilogy, and elements from ''The Hour of the Dragon'' would have been a good fit (as Conan has already become king of Aquilonia in that story). The failure of Conan the Destroyer doomed that project, but it looks to be headed for a revival (possibly with ArnoldSchwarzenegger Creator/ArnoldSchwarzenegger in the lead again!)


** Also, Akiro warned Valeria that the spirits would 'exact a heavy toll' in exchange for healing Conan. Presumably either Akiro didn't have enough left in the tank to do it again, or Valeria's death ''was'' the heavy toll he was referring to. Also, Conan and Subotai were more concerned with making their last stand, as Thulsa Doom's army was hot on their trail at that point.

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** Also, Akiro warned Valeria that the spirits would 'exact a heavy toll' in exchange for healing Conan. Presumably either Akiro didn't have enough left in the tank to do it again, or (more likely) Valeria's death ''was'' the heavy toll he was referring to. Also, Conan and Subotai were more concerned with making their last stand, as Thulsa Doom's army was hot on their trail at that point.



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*** Conan the King was planned as a third movie in a Conan trilogy, and elements from ''The Hour of the Dragon'' would have been a good fit (as Conan has already become king of Aquilonia in that story). The failure of Conan the Destroyer doomed that project, but it looks to be headed for a revival (possibly with ArnoldSchwarzenegger in the lead again!)


** Akiro didn't raise Conan from the dead so much as he kept him from dying at the brink.

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** Akiro didn't raise Conan from the dead so much as he kept him from dying at the brink.brink.
** Also, Akiro warned Valeria that the spirits would 'exact a heavy toll' in exchange for healing Conan. Presumably either Akiro didn't have enough left in the tank to do it again, or Valeria's death ''was'' the heavy toll he was referring to. Also, Conan and Subotai were more concerned with making their last stand, as Thulsa Doom's army was hot on their trail at that point.


In ''The Hall Of The Dead'' there is a giant slug that spews acid and can't be killed with a sword.Conan eventually kills it by dropping gargoyles on it.My questions are
1:How can a slug grow that big?
2:How can the slug's skin be able to resist slashes from a sword?

3:How can any animal spew acid? I looked up slugs and none of them can spew acid or any other poison or liquid.
4:How can it be restless? It said it never tires.
** You're not terribly familiar with the concept of "fantasy", are you? ConanTheBarbarian is SwordsAndSorcery. Nobody's expecting the giant slug to be scientifically, biologically viable.

What is the most vicious,terrifying creature Conan has ever fought?

* So, if in the movie, Akiro can raise Conan from the dead, why can't they do the same to Valeria?

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In ''The Hall Of The Dead'' there is a giant slug that spews acid and can't be killed with a sword.Conan eventually kills it by dropping gargoyles on it.My questions are\n1:How can a slug grow that big?\n2:How can the slug's skin be able to resist slashes from a sword?\n\n3:How can any animal spew acid? I looked up slugs and none of them can spew acid or any other poison or liquid.\n4:How can it be restless? It said it never tires.\n** You're not terribly familiar with the concept of "fantasy", are you? ConanTheBarbarian is SwordsAndSorcery. Nobody's expecting the giant slug to be scientifically, biologically viable.\n\nWhat is the most vicious,terrifying creature Conan has ever fought?\n\n* So, if in the movie, Akiro can raise Conan from the dead, why can't they do the same to Valeria?Valeria?
** Akiro didn't raise Conan from the dead so much as he kept him from dying at the brink.


What is the most vicious,terrifying creature Conan has ever fought?

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What is the most vicious,terrifying creature Conan has ever fought?fought?

* So, if in the movie, Akiro can raise Conan from the dead, why can't they do the same to Valeria?


** You're not terribly familiar with the concept of "fantasy", are you? ConanTheBarbarian is SwordsAndSorcery. Nobody's expecting the giant slug to be scientifically, biologically viable.

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** You're not terribly familiar with the concept of "fantasy", are you? ConanTheBarbarian is SwordsAndSorcery. Nobody's expecting the giant slug to be scientifically, biologically viable.viable.

What is the most vicious,terrifying creature Conan has ever fought?

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