Monday, May 13, 2013

Conan - The True Warrior - Ben Rosenthal

1.  Conan is battling a horde of demons at the gates to a castle.

The truly skilled warrior attacks not the body nor the mind.

2.  Conan is inside the castle.  He is walking down the long throne room aisle.  At the end is a throne, with a shadowed individual sitting in it.  From the outline we can tell that is female, but that is it.

But the heart.

3.  A reaction shot of Conan.  He is shocked as he sees who is sitting on the throne.


By Crumm! 

4.  We see the identity of the person on the throne.  It is Bêlit, Conan’s first true love.  However she does not look the same – she has been returned with black magic. She smirks, evilly. 

--I know this heart well.


  1. Hi Ben,

    I really like this page. Nice progression through the panels.

    Should the dialogue in p3 read Crom or is Crumm a thing too? (I haven't read much Conan)

  2. I don't know much about Conan, but that was a great little reveal with the captions.

  3. I've always dug Conan's strange relationships with woman and this tense little page is a perfect example of that. A man who can fight a castle of demons stopped dead by the woman who once held his heart. Slow clap for you sir.

  4. You really nail Belit well (I love Brian Wood's take on her, and I could totally see Becky Cloonan rocking this on the page). Nice piece.

  5. I've not long finished reading Wood's first run on the character so I really dug this page.

    Great page turn/cliffhanger.


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