Combines all-new features with a collection of Conan-related material from past issues of Spectrum (spruced up with different artwork and photos)! The all-star interview line-up includes Barry Windsor-Smith, Kurt Busiek, Mark Schultz, Gary Gianni, Joseph Michael Linsner, and Cary Nord! The discussions cover a wide range of Conan in print, from the classic Marvel comics of three decades ago, to the recent book collections, to the hot new Dark Horse series. This issue also includes a lengthy analysis of all of the Robert E. Howard-based films (the two Conan movies, Red Sonja, Kull the Conqueror, and The Whole Wide World), and a new essay by Charles Hoffman. No Conan fan will want to be without it!

Contents

  • ifc •  Spectrum Super Special #2 (“Celtic Warrior”) • (2000) • interior artwork by Barry Windsor-Smith
  • 3 • About This Issue (Spectrum Super Special #2) • essay by Craig Miller
  • 4 •  An Interview with Kurt Busiek: Conan’s Chronicler! • interior artwork by Kurt Busiek
  • 4 • An Interview with Kurt Busiek: Conan’s Chronicler! • interview of Kurt Busiek • interview by Craig Miller
  • 16 •  An Interview with Gary Gianni: Capturing the Primal Barbarian! • interior artwork by Gary Gianni
  • 16 • An Interview with Gary Gianni: Capturing the Primal Barbarian! • interview of Gary Gianni • interview by Craig Miller
  • 26 •  An Interview with Joseph Michael Linsner: Covering Conan! • interior artwork by Joseph Michael Linsner
  • 26 • An Interview with Joseph Michael Linsner: Covering Conan! • interview of Joseph Michael Linsner • interview by Craig Miller
  • 30 •  An Interview with Gary Nord: Getting Out His Vision of Conan! • interior artwork by Gary Nord
  • 30 • An Interview with Gary Nord: Getting Out His Vision of Conan! • interview of Gary Nord • interview by Craig Miller
  • 34 •  An Interview with Mark Schultz: Capturing the Essence of Robert E. Howard’s Conan • interior artwork by Mark Schultz
  • 34 • An Interview with Mark Schultz: Capturing the Essence of Robert E. Howard’s Conan • interview of Mark Schultz • interview by Craig Miller
  • 50 •  An Interview with Barry Windsor-Smith: Storyteller Extraordinaire! • interior artwork by Barry Windsor-Smith
  • 50 • An Interview with Barry Windsor-Smith: Storyteller Extraordinaire! • interview of Barry Windsor-Smith • interview by Craig Miller
  • 80 • Review of “Conan the Barbarian”, directed by John Milius • essay by Craig Miller
  • 80 •  Movies: Conan and the Barbarians! (movie stills) • interior artwork by uncredited
  • 84 • Where Milius Got It Wrong • essay by Charles Hoffman
  • 84 • Review of “Conan the Destroyer”,directed by Richard Fleischer • essay by Craig Miller
  • 87 • Review of “Kull the Conqueror”, directed by John Nicolella • essay by Craig Miller
  • 89 • Review of “Red Sonja”, directed by Richard Fleischer • essay by Craig Miller
  • 90 • Review of “The Whole Wide World”, directed by Dan Ireland • essay by Craig Miller
  • 96 • Robert E. Howard vs. the Desert of the Real • essay by Charles Hoffman
  • bc •  Spectrum Super Special #2 (“Purple Nails”) • (2000) • interior artwork by Barry Windsor-Smith

Notes

Special Theme Issue: Conan in Comics, Books, & Films
Publisher: Craig Miller

Publisher: Win-Mill Productions
Year : June 2004
Book No. : None
Edition : 1st
Format : Periodical (8.5 x 11, perfect bound)
Pages : 104 + covers
Cover : Photograph (Front)
Barry Windsor-Smith (Back)
Illustrations : None

Combines all-new features with a collection of Conan-related material from past issues of Spectrum (spruced up with different artwork and photos)! The all-star interview line-up includes Barry Windsor-Smith, Kurt Busiek, Mark Schultz, Gary Gianni, Joseph Michael Linsner, and Cary Nord! The discussions cover a wide range of Conan in print, from the classic Marvel comics of three decades ago, to the recent book collections, to the hot new Dark Horse series. This issue also includes a lengthy analysis of all of the Robert E. Howard-based films (the two Conan movies, Red Sonja, Kull the Conqueror, and The Whole Wide World), and a new essay by Charles Hoffman. No Conan fan will want to be without it!

Tags: Barry Windsor-Smith / Charles Hoffman / Conan / Craig Miller / Gary Gianni / Joseph Michael Linsner / Kurt Busiek / Mark Schultz / Robert E. Howard