Tagged: the barbarian

Comic Book Cover of the Week: Conan The Barbarian Hits the NYC Streets?!

What If was one of the coolest Marvel Comic books ever, it was kinda like a weird ass Twilight Zone episode starring your favorite characters! This cover here to What If #13 is a personal favorite and it wouldn’t be the last time Conan grazed the pages of this particular title. He’d go on to face off with the likes of Thor and Wolverine as well here. But this at the time was a trippy idea-what if Conan walked the Earth today? You just know that he’d get into some major shit as it clearly shows by the situation arising on the cover here. This was way back in 1978(notice the Star Wars poster in the ¬†background!) and this cover was beautifully drawn by John Buscema and Ernie Chan! A true classic!!

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Tim Robbins the Barbarian?

So today I suddenly discovered a possible 1980’s fantasy movie that I have never seen before! The movie in question is “Eric The Viking” from 1989 and stars Tim Robbins as well a swashbuckling viking. Now I wonder by looking at the movie poster how this movie ever could have slipped beneath my radar?


My best guess is that this one probably sucks or is was utterly forgetable. Or could it be that it’ll soon be one of my fave fantasy movies of all time? Continue reading