Conan: The Rise of a Fantasy Legend was a special feature included with the 2-disc special edition DVD of the 1982 film Conan the Barbarian. The 2-disc special edition was only published in the United Kingdom, and its special features were never released in the United States. Conan: The Rise of a Fantasy Legend is a series of snippets and sound bites from interviews with people connected to the film and the literary field of Robert E. Howard, the creator of the Conan character. It attempts to build a case for the importance of the Conan character and its popularity, ultimately resulting in the production of a major film. Participants come from a wide range of fields including actors, composers, film writers, film producers, film directors, fantasy authors, comic book authors, comic book illustrators, book illustrators, editors of literary criticism, and even web designers. It's a short feature running 18 min and 25 seconds.