One of the most universally recognizable iconic figures in modern popular culture, Conan was born from the creative genius of pulp fiction author Robert E. Howard. The tales of Conan forged the creation of a new genre of writing: Sword and Sorcery. Conan’s epic adventures feature dramatic battles with formidable foes and liaisons with wanton women, as the world’s most famous barbarian quests to become King.
Wildly popular for over seventy years, Conan continues to captivate fans worldwide. He boasts an incredible 95% target audience awareness in males 17-34. His vast media and merchandise empire spans feature films, television, videogames, comic book series, worldwide publishing, collectibles, toys, apparel and much more.
Conan’s reign continues today in a vast array of entertainment categories:.
Online Games – Funcom’s award-winning massively multi-player online game "Age of Conan" was the #1 PC title upon its release and celebrates 9 years in May, 2017.
February 2017 saw the early access launch of Funcom's newest Conan game "Conan Exiles", which sold 500,000 copies in its first month.
Games – The world of Conan is well-suited for gaming. Some incarnations are THQ’s “A”-rated videogame for Xbox 360/PlayStation 3, a strategy board game by Ares Games and Munchkin Conan from Steve Jackson Games.
In 2015 Monolith/Asmodeelaunched the most successful Kickstarter gaming campaign at the time, bringing in $3,3M for a new board game. Modiphius Entertainment is releasing a a new paper RPG in 2017.
Comic Publishing – Extensive publishing program by Dark Horse Comics, including brand new Conan comic material since 2003 as well as reprints of the vast amount of Marvel comics from the 1970’s through the 1990’s.
Classic Films – Two major motion pictures featuring the iconic legend Arnold Schwarzenegger: Conan the Barbarian (1982) and Conan the Destroyer (1984).
Feature Film – Conan returned to the big screen in 2011 with a motion picture from Millennium Films/Lionsgate with Jason Momoa, Rachel Nichols, Stephen Lang and Rose McGowan.
Global Publishing – Original Conan stories and derivative works have been translated and published continuously for decades.
Conan is untamed, unchained, and ready for action!
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