The above poster for the very first Conan has become sort of a cult item, and it’s remarkable for being pretty consistent with much of the artwork done for the Conan character over the years. Still, considering the sheer amount of pulpy goodness associated with character (just check the covers for Savage Sword of Conan) I think they could have done better.
But the poster is still miles better than what we got for the next film.
The second film was a lot less successful than the first. Coincidence? Mostly, yeah, but I’m sure the poster didn’t help.