We have confirmation on a few new Solo character names. The X-Files’ Chris Carter has begun to ponder if maybe he shouldn’t end the series after Gillian Anderson leaves. There have been some major changes in the world of Jurassic World since the events of the first film, especially for Bryce Dallas Howard’s character.…
Two legends of Wonder Woman comics are teaming up to bring two comic book legends together this September. For the first time, Diana of Themiscyra is going to come face to face with Conan to tackle some suitably world-destroying threats that necessitates the mother of all fantastical warrior team-ups.
Even before it became crucial to The Force Awakens, the lightsaber passed from Anakin to Luke Skywalker, though Obi-Wan Kenobi, was the iconic weapon in the Star Wars series. And later this month, one of the screen-used props from the first two films is going up for auction.
We can just never have enough Conan the Barbarian in our lives. Back in January, we brought you some new Conan art from legendary fantasy artist Brom, from the new role-playing game Conan: Adventures in an Age Undreamed Of. Now there’s a Kickstarter to make the game, and we’ve got some more incredible Conan art to…
By Crom, it is good to see Conan the Barbarian as reimagined by the great fantasy artist Brom.
Chances are you’ve admired the bold, dramatic paintings of Frank Frazetta. But you haven’t seen the best of his art. A huge collection of his sketches, drawings and watercolor paintings is going up for sale—and you could gain a new appreciation for the master. Warning: NSFW images below!
What is best in life? Seeing a classic sword-and-sorcery hero brought to the big screen, with an iconic bodybuilder in the lead role. But how did Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian become such a classic film? The path to glory was long and twisted. Here's everything you never knew about the making of Conan.
Hardly anybody* ever did sword-and-sorcery art better than Boris Vallejo — complete with beefcake and cheesecake figures in larger-than-life situations. With eye-popping colors and a flair for the dramatic. And now a few newly discovered Vallejo originals are up for auction.
Nobody explains things better than Morgan Freeman. No matter how nonsensical, crazy or profound, everything sounds better when he explains it. We only use 10 percent of our brains? Sure. A mystical prophecy? Makes sense. But just to prove it, here are nearly 40 clips of Freeman explaining stuff.
Sure, it was pretty neat when the JLA met the Avengers. And Archie Vs. Punisher deserves a fond place in everyone's heart, forever. But the best crossover of all time is coming soon: Groo the Wanderer versus Conan the Barbarian. Only one of these titanic heroes can prevail.
Five years ago, Robert Rodriguez was determined to make a movie about Red Sonja, the She-Devil With a Sword, starring his then-fiancee Rose McGowan. The film never happened, but you can see some fairly epic concept art.
Apart from Harry Potter, Twilight and the Tolkien adaptations, live-action fantasy movies always seem to tank these days. Latest case in point: Mortal Instruments, which underperformed massively, taking in only about $14 million on a $60 million budget. Why are fantasy movies cursed?
A few weeks ago at the comic shop, I stumbled across a new Conan series. But not just any Conan series. Dark Horse is adapting the only Conan novel, The Hour of the Dragon, over two six-issue runs. I had to check it out. So is it any good? Yeah, it’s really good.
Science fiction is an actor's dream. The genre has created some breakout stars, like Harrison Ford, but it's also turned scores of working actors into beloved fan-favorites, who work the convention circuit. But here are 12 great science fiction actors who swing for the fences, and just don't get the appreciation they…
As you walk through modern life, you might need a no-nonsense voice to guide you away from self-pity, doubt, and the secret rites of blood donation volunteers. In By Crom! artist Rachel Kahn imagines that she is in constant consultation with the pulp hero Conan the Cimmerian.
Yesterday we premiered the first taste of our amazing exclusive roundtable interview with legendary movie poster artist Drew Struzan, director Frank Darabont, and Being Human's Sam Witwer, with an update on Darabont's Godzilla.
What makes a book series manly? Is it the action? The violence? The lack of female characters? Is it male wish-fulfillment? Misogyny? Or a combination of all these things?
It's Boxing Day, which means it's the perfect day to celebrate action. We love a cerebral hero, who thinks five thousand steps ahead and sets careful traps — but there's something to be said for an action hero, who goes on huge car chases, gets into massive fight scenes, and survives by the skin of his or her teeth. A…