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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 4:54 a.m. PST

There are others besides Conan?

On a more serious note I suspect that while Robert E Howard created many great characters Conan will be the crowd's favourite

zoneofcontrol21 Apr 2017 5:33 a.m. PST

Conan was the only one I knew anything about. However, I was not a fan of his short run on the Tonight Show.

Personal logo Who asked this joker Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 6:14 a.m. PST

And another fine "No Opinion" poll!

darthfozzywig Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse21 Apr 2017 8:36 a.m. PST

Not really sure how Conan is beating out the household name of Breckenridge Elkins of Bear Creek.

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 10:58 a.m. PST

Agreed! You convinced me to change my vote. I love those stories!

DisasterWargamer Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 11:02 a.m. PST

Red Sonya of Rogatino gets my vote

skippy0001 Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 11:31 a.m. PST

Bran Mac Morn and I don't care-a popular song?

robert piepenbrink Supporting Member of TMP21 Apr 2017 11:57 a.m. PST

I always thought it said something very sad about L. Sprague de Camp that he couldn't tell Howard's characters apart. It made for some very strange adaptations back in the Gnome Press/Lancer days.

Dave Crowell21 Apr 2017 2:59 p.m. PST

Kull the King! The hero so good his stories got recycled for that upstart Cimmerian.

Although El Borak is a close second.

Personal logo Dentatus Supporting Member of TMP Fezian21 Apr 2017 9:12 p.m. PST

Solomon Kane is at the top of my list.

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP22 Apr 2017 10:02 p.m. PST

Solomon Kane is very nifty, as is King Kull. And what red-blooded traditional male doesn't love Red Sonja? Not that Marvel Comics didn't really establish her, compared to her skimpy Howard origins.

Jim Selzer23 Apr 2017 1:07 p.m. PST

Kane and Bran mac Morn are a good 2 and 3 choice

USAFpilot23 Apr 2017 3:22 p.m. PST

Conan and Solomon Kane are a tie for first place. Kull, Bran Mac Morn, and the rest are not as well developed. Howard wrote more Conan stories then any other so I understand why Conan is in first place. If you like Conan, you will like Kane.

IanKHemm25 Apr 2017 4:42 a.m. PST

Where are Cormac Mac Art and Wulfhere Skullsplitter?

M1911Colt25 Apr 2017 6:55 p.m. PST

Sailor Steve Costigan needs to be a choice

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP In the TMP Dawghouse26 Apr 2017 4:47 p.m. PST

Turlogh dubh O'Brien probably doesn't really belong on the ballot, as he's only in two completed stories, but one of those completed stories may be the best Howard ever wrote.

I went with Kane though; the Kull series are my favourite stories, but Kane is just fascinating.

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