2000 AD answer to Conan the Barbarian

British Illustrated Excerpts 2000 m It is best known for publishing the adventures of future jurist Judge Dredd, since its inception in 1977. However, the magazine contains a much broader range of characters than just its most famous export. So far, the comic has featured robot freedom fighters ABC Warriors, futuristic soldier Rogue Trooper, and mutant bounty hunter Strontium Dog. Together with Dredd, one of the 2000 m The tallest of the characters is the Barbarian Warrior King, Slane McCroth.


Based on Celtic myths and stories, Sláine first appeared in 1983, by Pat Mills and Angela Kincaid. Inspired by the adventures of Conan the Barbarian and the legends of Irish warrior Cú Chulainn, this bloody fantasy series will follow Sláine on his journey from a shameless wanderer to the High King of Ireland and beyond.

More than just a theft of Conan, the series features Mills’ extensive research into Celtic and British mythology, leading to Slane’s struggles with ancient tribes, terrifying demons and wicker mancults -esque. Sláine was further distinguished from his peers by his ability to “Warp Spasm” (turn into a monstrous beast, such as Cú Chulainn, or Celtic Hulk), the famous catchphrase (“Kiss my axe!”) and comedic relief companion, the perverted boyish troll Ukko.


due to 2000 AD ‘The nature of the anthology, alternating teams of artists will put their mark on the character, including Massimo Bellardinelli, David Pogue, and 2000 m Legend Glenn Fabri and Mike McMahon. Include basic groups slane king (by Pat Mills and Glenn Fabry), which serves as an essential introduction to the character and his world. Considered by many to be Slain’s final story, God al-Muqrin (Created by Pat Mills and Simon Beasley) Posted by 2000 m in 1986. Details Slane’s quest to unite the tribes of Ireland against the threat of The Weird Lord Slough Feg.


Slane’s devotion led to him becoming the next incarnation of the mythical horned deity, the High King of Ireland. An audio play based on this story was produced in 2021, starring Colin Morgan as the ax-wielding barbarian. Thanks to Mills’ economic writings and Paisley’s unparalleled masterpiece, God al-Muqrin Considered one of the greatest ever 2000 m The stories, and will set the tone for years to come. More adventures will see Slane encounter characters like King Arthur, Robin Hood and Boadicea, as they battle the might of the Roman Empire, Normans and Spartans, and fight his way through time as a bloodthirsty mystical traveler. As popularized by Paisley’s work on God al-MuqrinThese stories favored the lush, drawn (and sometimes computer-generated) artwork of the likes of Greg Staples, Dermot Power, and Clint Langley.


The series was restarted in 2015 with brutania records, by Pat Mills and Simon Davis. Designed to attract new readers, this next chapter of the Sláine saga depicted an older, less reckless Sláine; More human and vulnerable, he seems to be less self-confident. Addressed to beginners Sláine, there are four books in Britannia records It explores Sláine’s legacy and follows the character as he struggles to find his place in the new world.

Finally, it is billed as Sláine’s last story dragontemere, by Pat Mills and Leonardo Manco. This story sees Slane leading a rebellion against the Trojan Empire and tyrannical Emperor Brutus. While this arc has been touted as the end of Sláine’s adventures, it has left the door open for his final comeback – which is certainly inevitable. With Robert Eggers’ latest release Northman, TheVikings Role Valhallaand soon game of thrones prefix Dragon House The timing has never been better for Sláine’s adaptation. With game of thrones And Northman, It has been proven time and time again that there is a market for hyper-violent fantasy and mythology. In Sláine MacRoth, things of legend are waiting to be unleashed.



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