EARTH-28843 (EARTH-KING CONAN WERE BING CONAN ON THE ROAD TO HYBORIA)
Type: Alternate Earth
Usual means of access: Presumably vibrational attunement
Dominant Life Form: Humans
Significant Inhabitants: Chester, Bing Conan
First Appearance: What If? I#34 (August, 1982)
History: (What If? I#34/46) - On their road to Hyboria, Bing Conan and his friend Chester were swallowed by a giant flying fish and deposited on a tropical island. The king of the island demanded that Chester marry his daughter and to test his mettle, he had Chester battle a gorilla in a cage. As Chester was fighting the gorilla, Bing Conan walked away, smoking his pipe and hitting on a local woman.
Comments: Created by Eliot Brown and Joe Sinnott.
This reality was an alternate Earth as Conan was laid-back, pipe-smoking jokester, ala Bing Crosby, with Chester as his Bob Hope as in the duo's many Road to... films.
Profile by Proto-Man.
Earth-King Conan Were Bing Conan on the Road to Hyboria has no known connections to
Chester was Bing Conan's faithful companion on his travels to Hyboria. When the duo were swallowed by a giant flying fish and deposited on a tropical island, Chester was arranged to wed the king's daughter, much to his dismay. In order to test Chester's worthiness, the king had Chester fight a gorilla in a cage while Bing Conan walked away, hitting on a local.
Bing Conan was a laid-back, pipe-smoking friend to Chester. When the two set out towards Hyboria on a ship, a giant flying fish swallowed them and deposited them on a tropical island, where the king demanded that Chester wed his daughter. While Chester was battling a gorilla to test his worthiness, Bing Conan flirted with a local woman.
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What If? I#34, p25, pan2 (Chester & Bing Conan individual pics)
p25, pan3 (Chester & Bing Conan, main pic)
What If? I#34 (August, 1982) - "What if King Conan Were Bing Conan on the Road to Hyboria?" - Eliot Brown (writer/artist), Joe Sinnott (artist)
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Last Updated: 08/16/04
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