Marvel Confirms Conan the Barbarian is Leaving the Publisher

It looks like Marvel is putting the best face on it, but the license owners -- Heroic Signatures -- is going to launch its own publishing arm in cooperation with an as-yet-unnamed publisher. That seems kind of churlish, since Conan would probably still be a forgotten property if it wasn't for Marvel and Roy Thomas.

Well, Dark Horse's books were pretty good, and Ablaze's "The Cimmerian" takes are weird but interesting. Maybe a little fresh blood will give us a different approach. (That's me putting the best face on it.)

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Didn't they just put Conan on an Avengers team?  Bet they feel like suckers now.

Yep, Marvel just revived Savage Avengers, with Conan in the lead. Whoops!

I suppose that's a hazard of bringing a licensed property into your "universe".

I my opinion, I actually liked Dark Horse's Conan comics more than Marvel's.

I haven’t read many Trav, but what I read I liked. I recently bought the omnibus, which is in my to-read pile(s).

It looks like the lucky winner of the Conan franchise is the UK's Titan Comics. Here's the story.

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