Barak the Barbarian: Not Really A Review

This is not a review because the comics themselves are not out until July. However, the cover images say all that you really need to know! It is not likely that the stories themselves will be all that good, because it is difficult to drag a joke so far. (Proof: Mad Magazine, where the actual spoofs are often less amusing than the covers.) But we should enjoy the joke as it stands now.

View the publisher’s web site here.



The blurb for Barak the Barbarian alone is enough to bring a song to the heart: From a far away land rises a mighty hero. The son of peasants  from two different realms, the one known only as Barack protects the people of Hope Kingdom at all costs…



About Brenda Clough

Brenda W. Clough spent much of her childhood overseas, courtesy of the U.S. government. Her first fantasy novel, The Crystal Crown, was published by DAW in 1984. She has also written The Dragon of Mishbil (1985), The Realm Beneath (1986), and The Name of the Sun (1988). Her children’s novel, An Impossumble Summer (1992), is set in her own house in Virginia, where she lives in a cottage at the edge of a forest. Her novel How Like a God, available from BVC, was published by Tor Books in 1997, and a sequel, Doors of Death and Life, was published in May 2000. Her latest novels from Book View Cafe include Revise the World (2009) and Speak to Our Desires. Her novel A Most Dangerous Woman is being serialized by Serial Box. Her novel The River Twice is newly available from BVC.

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