Conan the Barbarian now lives in the present, and he’s stumbled upon a plot that may destroy the world. Conan’s immortal adversary, Kulan Gath, lured Wolverine, the Punisher, and Elektra to the Savage Land. He planned to sacrifice them to awaken the dark god Jhoatun Lau. However, Gath didn’t count on Conan’s presence, or the arrival of Doctor Voodoo and Venom.
In the ensuing battle, Conan was fatally wounded and spared only when he inadvertently bonded with another symbiote from Venom’s race. Unfortunately for the heroes, they are already too late. Jhoatun Lau lives again, and Shanghai may be only the first city to fall to his wrath.
In Superhero Hype’s exclusive preview for Savage Avengers #5, Gerry Duggan and artist Mike Deodato send the makeshift team into battle against Jhoatun Lau. The ancient deity may already be beyond their means to stop. But if they can get past him, Kulan Gath awaits their next move.
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Here’s the official description from Marvel: “The Marrow God has eaten the sentient population of entire planets, but he never had to dance with the Savage Avengers. Kulan Gath is on the verge of defeat…or is that what he wanted the entire time? A Pyrrhic victory lights a fuse that will only burn more of the Marvel Universe. Plus, the Punisher is curious about Crom…”
You can read the full preview in our gallery below. Savage Avengers #5 will hit comic book stores on Wednesday, September 4.
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