Category Archives: Robert Howard

Life

I have a miniatures collection.  It consists of Star Wars Force wielders like Sith, Jedi, and the occasional independent.  I also have Marvel and DC comics figures; no minions just the heroes and villains themselves.  I plan to get some … Continue reading

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How About a New Approach to the Conan Universe?

Hyborian Age.  The word is barely in the American lexicon but represents the foundations for the sword and sorcery genre.  It was a term coined by Robert Howard in the 1930s.  He used it to describe the fictional historical period … Continue reading

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Age of Obsidian

In 10,027 B.C.E, or years Before the Common Era, a boy named Kediak was born to a family who lived in a permanent village near Lake Van.  The area was at the doorstep of a dormant volcano and his family … Continue reading

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The Reasoning Behind Superpowers

Comic book characters, any fictional character with abilities that go beyond human, are modern society’s mythology.  Each one of them have distinct abilities and flaws, their stories change to fit the times, but the names and their characters survive.  So … Continue reading

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Influences: Robert Howard

Like many of us, I watched the Schwarzenager Conan movies and was fascinated.  Not by the plots, and definitely not by the acting.  I liked the fantasy world.  Magic, monsters, and swords.  A time before time, in a geography unencumbered … Continue reading

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