Conan fans will be happy to hear the news that The Sixth Gun’s Cullen Bunn will take on writing duties for Conan the Slayer beginning in July.

In the first issue of this pulse-pounding new series, Conan finds himself in uncharted territory—on the run!

Alone, battle weary, and with nothing but his sword, Conan of Cimmeria faces his inevitable death in the arid wastes . . . but instead stumbles into a camp of Kozaki raiders. With a knife at his throat and a band of Turanian hunters at his back, will the half-dead barbarian find a new ally in the Kozaki chief?

If you haven’t read Bunn’s Sixth Gun series, you really should as it is a well written tale that clearly defines its world. The writer has also written Deadpool & the Mercs for Money, and Uncanny X-Men for Marvel, and Aquaman and Sinestro for DC.

Teaming with Bunn is Sergio Davila, who will take on the art duties.

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Conan the Slayer arrives on July 13th.

via Dark Horse Comics

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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