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Conan The Barbarian #2 (2023) review

Jim Zub's Conan Zombie story progresses at a snail's pace.

Conan is still plagued by The Walking Dead... sorry, my mistake: The Possessed Picts.

Our favorite Cimmerian and new girlfriend follow the shambling undead back to their den.

They also bicker over the ownership of a stolen blade and... have intercourse. Bow chicka witless!

What I did not like:

Making love outside in the open, in minus zero weather with the stench of death teasing your nostrils while zombies are poking around everywhere. Absurd and hard to swallow. Zub is a Canadian, he should know better when it comes to the cold.

Brissa praises Conan way too much. Our hero has a very fragile ego, apparently.

Conan is excessively fearless. Shrinking away is not a crime.

This comic is turning into a bad video game.

The colouring is even more atrocious! Would be so much better in black-and-white.

Nice Renato Casaro homage cover! But... Renato is not credited on said cover? Faux pas for sure!

Alan Quah's cover reminds me of the Captain America meme by Rob Liefeld.

What I did like: 

Roberto's art looks better, less rushed.

Possibly The Serpent Men from Kull of Atlantis appear.

Conan, a dude with zero percent body fat running around in the snow wearing only a loincloth FINALLY grabs a shirt to get warm. Some pants too, maybe? It's not cold enough!

Conan The Barbarian is still not cancelled.

I give it a 5/10. We better see The Siege of the Black Citadel by Chuck Dixon serialized in the upcoming Savage Sword of Conan magazine! 

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