Robert e Howard,Edgar rice Burroughs & H.P.lovecraft comics & books

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  1. timothy

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    LANCER/ACE paperback editions 1966 - 1977 these are all so books co written by L. sprague de camp and lin carter with art by the great Frank Frazetta:


    1) conan 1968
    2) conan of cimmeria 1969
    3) conan the freebooter 1968
    4) conan the wanderer 1968
    5) conan the adventurer 1966
    6) conan the Buccaneer 1971
    7) conan the warrior 1967
    8) conan the usurper 1967
    9) conan the conqurer aka the hour of the dragon 1967
    10) conan the avenger aka the return of conan 1968
    11) conan the aquilonia 1977
    12) conan of the isles 1968


    now these books I have read mostly because I loved the art so much. and this is where I came into conan for books.
     
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    on that first link I have the first conan book on that list in my nook. have yet to read. which set of books does it contain?
     
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    as a kid i was fascinated by the artwork on the cover, its what got me interested in ERB and REH in the first place. i have most of the Conan/Frazetta stuff and a lot of the ERB/Frazetta stuff. i only have reading copies of a few books though.
     
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    Now I bought a conan book the a week back have yet to start cause I am not sure which stories are in it.

    conan the cimmerian: The complete tales (trilogus classics)

    now I was wondering if any one has read this and they knew what stories are in it.
     
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    I'm confused. If you bought the book, can't you just look at it to see what stories are included?
     
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    found it here are the stories:

    1) the hyborean age
    2) the phoenix on the sword
    3) the scarlet citadel
    4) the tower of the elephant
    5) black colossus
    6) the slithering shadow
    7) the pool of the black one
    8) rogues in the house
    9) shadows in the moonlight
    10) Queen of the black coast
    11) the devil in iron
    12) the people of the black circle
    13) a witch shall be born
    14) the jewels of gwahlur
    15) beyond the black river
    16) shadows in zamboula
    17) the hour of the dragon - part 1
    18) the hour of the dragon - part 2
    19) red nails
    20) cimmeria ( a poem)

    still learning how to work the nook sorry my bad. but this is what is in this book.
     
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    I usually only stick to stuff that I know is official so I got The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian from Random House.
     
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    I plan to get the that one and the other two books in that trilogy. the one I got seems to be de camp stories.
     
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    well the good news is all but john carter of mars is aviable on the nook. which is fantastic the only bad thing is it's none of the frazetta books.
     
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    picked up the entire series except john carter of mars, on my nook all for under 20.
    all so picked up warlord of mars comic series by dynamite press # 1- 6 and deja thoris # 1-3. am I up to date on these titles.
     
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    Rather bad and confusing John Carter movie poster. Is that supposed to be JC in the poster? He looks more like one of the aliens! :p

    (And as for Harry Potter, that kid just can't look "bad-ass" - poor strategy to make him try.)
     
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    I agree on both counts bad posters but at least we have a movie date now. so thanks for the link and here's hoping the movie is better than the poster.


    get you're ass to mars....
     
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    I first came to Conan through the Lancer editions, as did most people. However, I would suggest that any readers now first coming to the series stick to Howard's originals, as they are readily availible in many trade paperback editions (as much of Howard's work is now in the public domain).

    I read the first Lancer compilation under the impression that it was all Howard's work, and not knowing that it consisted mostly of pastiches by L. Sprague DeCamp and Lin Carter. There were seven or eight stories in that first volume. When I finished it, I said to myself, well two of the stories in that book were awesome, but the others were kinda lame. Guess this Howard fella wasn't all he's cracked up to be." Later on, of course, I learned that the two stories I liked were the only two original Howard stories in that first volume.
     
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    It was terrible. I watched the first 1/2 hour and had to stop. Same with a recent John Carter of Mars movie starring Antonio Sabado(sp?). Awful!
     
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    these are Bantam editions 1978 -1982 more of L.sprague de camp

    1) conan swordsman 1978
    2) conan the liberator 1979
    3) conan the sword of skelos 1979 andrew joffutt
    4) conan the road of kings 1979 karl edward wagner
    5) conan and the spider god 1980
    6) conan the rebel 1980 poul anderson author of ys series which I love
    7) conan the barbarian 1982 (movie same title)

    ace maroto edition 1978 - 1981 series done mostly by andrew j offutt

    conan and the sorcerer 1978
    the treasure of tanicos 1980
    conan the mercenary 1981
    the flame knife 1981

    next up the tor editions
     
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    I still have all my Conan books from the ACE ones in the mid/late 70s through and including all of these. The quality of writing/story and characterization of Conan varies, but most of them were decent reads.
     
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    yeah, terrible poster. since the actor playing John Carter is relatively unknown you'd think they could at least tease us with a Martian or something.
     
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    who is playing deja thoris?
     
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