FW Presents: Showcase Gene Colan: CONAN

Behold, the newest episode of FW Presents! Ryan Daly wraps the first season of his celebratory Showcase Gene Colan series with the artist’s tale from SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #33. Joining Ryan for this tale of monsters and revenge in the Hyborean Age is Mike Gillis from Radio Vs. The Martians.

Throughout his life, Gene Colan brought his truly unique art style to the pages of Batman, The Tomb of Dracula, Iron Man, Wonder Woman, The Avengers, Howard the Duck, Doctor Strange, The Spectre, and so many others. What issues will Ryan chronicle on this podcast? You’ll have to tune in to find out!

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Intro: Gene Colan interview from “Anvil of Crom” by Basil Poledouris; “Knights of Cydonia” by Muse.

Additional music: “Friend of the Devil” by The Grateful Dead; “Devil Inside” by INXS.

Thanks for listening!

3 responses to “FW Presents: Showcase Gene Colan: CONAN

  1. Great episode! You know, I really need to get some Savage Sword of Conan issues and just read them. I read stacks of them 30 years ago that belonged to my then-brother-in-law, but it’s been a LONG time. I didn’t enjoy them as much as I should have, because I was a super hero snob. But now, I just appreciate a good, tight, well-told story. And my more cynical, older nature appreciates Conan’s “direct approach” too.

    This one looks and sounds fantastic. Colan’s art is fantastic (of course), and Earl Norem on barbarian heroes hits me in the feels due to his work on He-Man and the Masters of the Universe.

    Always nice to hear from Mike! Fun show!

    Chris

  2. Thanks for another enjoyable episode. I loved the story you covered, but came away from it feeling really sorry for Conan. Does he ever meet anyone who doesn’t end up stabbing him in the back? I’d offer to be his friend, but he wouldn’t like me, because I’m too educated and weak. :-(

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