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 Post subject: Conan of Cimmeria
PostPosted: Sun Dec 13, 2009 10:53 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Conan of Cimmeria
PostPosted: Wed Jan 13, 2010 6:29 pm 
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Normally I like your work but this Conan is kind of scrawny looking.

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 Post subject: Re: Conan of Cimmeria
PostPosted: Mon Jan 18, 2010 3:09 pm 
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He he! I know, I did it on my pute with a widescreen monitor, I just looked at it about a week ago
on a standard laptop screen and I laughed, he was as skinny as anything! Gotta fix that tomorrow.
(he looks butch on my widescreen monitor)

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 31, 2010 6:32 pm 
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The narrative itself has complex times gone by. Howard at first wrote a tale called "The Frost King's Daughter", featuring Amra of Akbitana. When that didn't sell, he rewrote it as "The Frost Giant's Daughter", but still botched to find a market. In conclusion, he submitted the original Amra chronicle to The Fantasy Fan, a non-paying fanzine (or whatever they were called back then), which published it as "Gods of the North". An "edited" version of the Conan story ultimately saw print in 1953, and then, finally, Howard's own version of "The Frost Giant's Daughter" was in print in 1976 in Donald Grant's deluxe hardcover collection of Conan stories. Alas, that means the version here is the edited one.

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 Post subject: Re: Conan of Cimmeria
PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 8:20 am 
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I'm not sure what this has to do with the pic... but thanks for the info?

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The narrative itself has complex times gone by. Howard at first wrote a tale called "The Frost King's Daughter", featuring Amra of Akbitana. When that didn't sell, he rewrote it as "The Frost Giant's Daughter", but still botched to find a market. In conclusion, he submitted the original Amra chronicle to The Fantasy Fan, a non-paying fanzine (or whatever they were called back then), which published it as "Gods of the North". An "edited" version of the Conan story ultimately saw print in 1953, and then, finally, Howard's own version of "The Frost Giant's Daughter" was in print in 1976 in Donald Grant's deluxe hardcover collection of Conan stories. Alas, that means the version here is the edited one.

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