Sollicitations dynamite entertainment - février 2015
Written by David Avallone, art by David Cabrera, covers by Joe Benitez, Cedric Poulat, Sergio Fernandez.
A return to Bill Willingham’s fantastical steampulp world of Legenderry! Vampirella comes home from the epic battle in The Principality to find that her Scarlet Club has been closed, and powerful forces within The Big City are conspiring to destroy her… but they quickly learn they’ve pissed off the wrong immortal vampire.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Aneke, covers by Joe Benitez, Cedric Poulat, Sergio Fernandez.
One of the breakout stars of Legenderry gets her own series! After sailing the high seas, Red Sonja returns to the Big City for some R&R, but when she tries to stop a simple kidnapping, she discovers that things ain’t so simple! Red finds herself caught up in an adventure that will take her from the city to the sea to – well, you’ll find out! And who is that mysterious figure lurking in the shadows? All – well, some anyway – will be revealed in a story that had to be called “The Body Electric”!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Daryl Gregory, art by Brent Peeples, covers by Joe Benitez, Cedric Poulat, Sergio Fernandez.
From the pages of Bill Willingham’s Legenderry, it’s Green Hornet and Kato, goggles-deep in an all-out steampunk gang war! We’ve got airships! Electric velocipedes! Semi-automatic blunderbusses! Each gang and gang lord is weirder than the last, beginning with the child psychopath who starts the war, the adorable and deadly “Little Lord Homicide.” But who’s pulling the boy’s strings?
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Gail Simone, Roy Thomas, Luke Lieberman, Eric Trautmann, Michael Avon Oeming, art by Sergio Davila, Pablo Marcos, Dave Acosta, Taki Soma, Noah Salonga, covers by Ed Benes, Robert Hack, Andrew Pepoy, Ken Haeser, Pablo Marcos.
Who knows how to celebrate ten years of Dynamite publishing better than the She-Devil with a Sword herself, Red Sonja? And she’s invited some serious barbarian bards to help! Past and present Sonja scribes Gail Simone (current monthly writer), Luke Lieberman (the man behind Queen Sonja), Mike Oeming (the first scribe of Red Sonja’s tenure at Dynamite), Eric Trautmann (who swept Sonja across the many Hyborian kingdoms), and Roy Thomas (the man who started it all) pair up with beloved artists for this phenomenal five-story, supersized anthology, celebrating Red Sonja and her many roles and sojourns throughout the Hyborian Age!
48 pages, $7.99.
Written by Roy Thomas, Clara Noto, art and cover by Frank Thorne.
The third and final volume in Dynamite Entertainment’s Red Sonja Art Edition line dedicated to fantasy illustration’s shining star, Frank Thorne! The defining She-Devil artist shares his original storyboards from the issue #7 through #11 of the acclaimed 1970s Red Sonja comic book series. Scanned in high-resolution color and printed at original size, this gorgeous hardcover collection preserves every detail of the artist’s meticulous skill and hard work, while simultaneously presenting a complete storyline for all to enjoy.
104 pages, $150 (Signed, $300).
Written by Jim Butcher, Mark Powers, art by Carlos Gomez, cover by Stjepan Sejic.
Another all-original story tale of the Dresden Files! Months after the events depicted in Jim Butcher’s White Night, the War between the Red Court and White Council rages on. But vampires are far from the only supernatural threat Chicago’s only wizard for hire must stand against. Someone has unleashed an entity unlike any Harry has yet encountered – and it has begun targeting the innocent, seemingly indiscriminately. Along with his apprentice, Molly Carpenter, Harry must uncover the truth behind this new predator… no matter how far into darkness he must descend.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Erik Mona, art by Tom Garcia, cover by Stjepan Sejic, Tom Garcia.
An exciting new Pathfinder adventure begins! To prove themselves to the Pathfinder Society, Valeros the fighter and his companions must recount tales of their early exploits in a world beset by magic and evil. In this issue, Valeros crosses swords with the brazen barbarian Amiri when both serve as hired guards escorting a doomed caravan through the treacherous Bloodsworn Vale. Contains pull-out poster map and official Pathfinder RPG bonus encounter!
32 pages, $4.99.
Written by Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, art by Lee Ferguson, cover by Chip Zdarsky Deadly capture! Things are dire. Massive explosions and double-crosses have forced Flash Gordon & Dale Arden & Professor Zarkov to take drastic action…it’s time to go underwater forever!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Nate Cosby, art by Ron Salas, cover by Chip Zdarsky.
Utter defeat! The stubborn and fearless Prince Valiant dares to face the greatest foe, who has never been (and never will be) defeated…and Val loses. Then, and only then, does Valiant begin to understand the epic quest he is about to undertake.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Paul Tobin, art by Sandy Jarrell, cover by Chip Zdarsky.
Who, what, where, why, when and how is Jungle Jim? Should our band of Beast-Men and aliens ask for his help? Can he be trusted? Is he on the side of angels? And will he fully commit to wearing pants!?
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Roger Langridge, art by Jeremy Treece, cover by Chip Zdarsky.
Mandrake’s home is invaded, and the horrendous terrors he keeps at bay are unleashed! Can The Magician put the evil back in the bottle, or will the earth be consumed by ancient forces starving for power and pain!?
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Brian Clevinger, art by Brent Schoonover, cover by Chip Zdarsky.
The Phantom hunts the mysterious Singh Group, an organization bent on stopping crucial recovery efforts due to Ming The Merciless’ failed attempt to conquer Earth. Will The Phantom discover Singh’s ultimate goal, or is it already time to choose another Ghost Who Walks?
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Tim Seeley, art by Mirka Andolfo, cover by J. Scott Campbell.
The horror “heroes” of Chaos! Comics are back! The undead Evil Ernie, goddess Purgatori, vampire Chastity, and supernatural band of misfits known as The Omen have individually witnessed visions of the world’s impending doom, and rush headlong into conflict. Some try desperately to avert the holocaust, out of altruism or self-interest, while others just want to raise some hell. So begins the return of the Chaos! universe on an epic scale, the resurrection of fan-favorite boogeymen and femme fatales amidst a violent, apocalyptic upheaval! Collects issue #1-6.
132 pages, $19.99.
Written by Tim Seeley, Steve Seeley, art by Rafael Lanhellas, covers by Tim Seeley, Ardian Syaf.
Determined to stop Evil Ernie before he can prevent her takeover of Hell, Mistress Hel sends the rest of her lovers to intercept Ernie and Mary. Will they survive against the combined threat of Skin&Bone and Mr.Sloth? And what will happen when the deadly and mysterious Deathlore arrives?
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Aaron Gillespie, art by Mirka Andolfo, cover by Joyce Chin, Cedric Poulat.
As she delves deeper into the conspiracy that left her loved ones dead, Violet has her work cut out for her figuring the good guys out from the bad. She’ll get no help from Lady Demon, who has her own ideas on how to resolve their current crisis. As the two battle for supremacy, Violet makes a shocking discovery that might give Lady Demon the upper hand once and for all.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Fred Van Lente, art by Joseph Cooper, cover by Jonathan Lau.
Final issue! Magnus battles the basilisk, an unstoppable entity bent on blasting our hero into atoms! Can Leeja and Magnus hit reboot on their entire world’s corrupted infrastructure? And even if they do, what’s Magnus’ robot-dad’s final, horrifying endgame? Is this the end, or a frightful new beginning? Hints in the final pages as Magnus "fades to black/"
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Frank J. Barbiere, art by Jonathan Lau, cover by Marc Laming Even when you can do basically anything, saving the entire world is a tall order. But Erica doesn’t have much choice, because every nuclear missile on Earth has been activated and primed to wipe out civilization. It’s up to her and her dad (and her dad’s math) to keep the flying things that blow up from blowing up.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Greg Pak, Paul Tobin, art by Felipe Cunha, Ruairi Coleman, cover by Bart Sears
Final issue! The sheriff of Nottingham is ready for war. And he’s got archers, crusaders, dogs of war, and many, many dinosaurs on his side. Can Turok and his merry men survive against impossible odds, and save their brave new world? Is this the end, or a frightful new beginning? Hints in the final pages as Turok “fades to black”.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Brandon Jerwa, art by Nacho Tenorio, cover by David Mack.
“Life and Death of the Party”–Alice Cooper, the Nightmare Lord, has reclaimed the seat of power in his own dark realm. It’s time to celebrate with a full-on tour of the weird dreamworld that our hero calls home… but there’s something sinister lurking in the shadows. Who is Doubting Thomas, and what does he want with Alice? It’s a done-in-one tale of terror!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Cullen Bunn, art by Larry Watts, cover by Gabriel Hardman, Sean Chen.
Being hounded by the forces of darkness? Ash understands that. But being trapped on a space station 200 miles above the Earth? That’s unfamiliar territory! What would make the Deadites head into outer space? For Ash, the answer is like a kick in the family jewels! And if demonic entities weren’t bad enough, an old enemy makes a shocking return!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Dan Abnett, art by Dietrich Smith, covers by Mike Mayhew, Dietrich Smith, Livio Ramondelli.
After years of silence, the Cylons have returned, and their first strike at the fleet has cost the life of Galactica’s favourite son, Apollo. As the grieving Galacticans struggle with their loss, and Starbuck contemplates reckless revenge, Adama must find focus and contemplate the odds: the Cylon threat is stronger and more insidious than ever before. Unless the fleet can defeat or outrun the Cylons, humanity will soon be as dead as his beloved son.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Christina Blanch, Chris Carr, art and cover by Chee.
Final issue! There’s been a death at the prison which brings Charlie’s plans to make money to a standstill. And depending on who it is, he may have even more problems. But when Liz confesses her troubles to Charlie, it manages to take his mind off his issues for a while and brings them closer together. But how will Charlie’s wife handle their new relationship? This issue brings the first story arc to a close.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Chris Roberson, Shannon Eric Denton, art by Bilquis Evely, Roberto Castro, cover by Alex Ross.
Doc Savage, the Man of Bronze – raised from the cradle to be the pinnacle of mental and physical perfection, a true Renaissance Man of the Atomic Age! Accompanied by a hand-picked team of highly-specialized men and women, Clark Savage, Jr. travels the world, using science and sinews to right wrongs, aid the oppressed, and advance human civilization. But is the world ready to be saved? Developing treatments to prolong human life by decades, medically altering the behavior of criminals, and building a synchronized network to link all humanity… these are the advancements that Doc Savage’s grand vision promises for Earth. And so, too, are they the targets of megalomaniacs, cultists, and power brokers the whole world over! The legendary man of action is back, courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment’s massive Doc Savage Omnibus, a complete collection of the eight-issue maxi-series by Chris Roberson and Bilquis Evely. As a bonus, the omnibus includes a world-trotting solo adventure of Doc Savage against the subversive Science Society, originally presented in the Doc Savage 2014 Annual by Shannon Eric Denton and Roberto Castro, as well as a cover gallery featuring Alex Ross and John Cassaday.
240 pages, $29.99.
Written by Quentin Tarantino, Matt Wagner, art by Esteve Polls, covers by Jae Lee, Francesco Francavilla.
Diego de la Vega and his bodyguard, Django Freeman, get a firsthand look at the brutal tyranny wielded by the Archduke of Arizona in his drive to construct a railroad line across the length of his realm. Django is still trying to reconcile his first sighting of the masked and mysterious avenger known as El Zorro. Could this strange, black-clad apparition really be the proper and elderly gentleman who has hired him as a bodyguard? Quentin Tarantino and script-writer Matt Wagner continue the excitement along with artist Esteve Pols in this one-of-kind mini-series, the official sequel to the movie, Django Unchained.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Meredith Gran, Mario Udzenija, art and covers by Steve Uy.
After undergoing a series of psychedelic tests, Doodler can see clearly what the evil Manager has in store for his world. But is knowing enough to defeat his final foe? The final issue in this original, all ages-accessible comic book series from Dynamite!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Ron Marz, art by Abhishek Malsuni, covers by Ed Benes, Bart Sears, Emanuela Lupacchino.
With John Carter lost and presumed dead in the Martian desert, his enemy’s triumph is all but assured. But who is Captain Joshua Clark of Earth, and why does his hatred for John Carter know no bounds? As Dejah Thoris prays for her warlord’s safe return, the shocking origin of John Carter’s arch-enemy is finally revealed! Superstar writer Ron Marz and rising-star artist Abhishek Malsuni continue their acclaimed, official run!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Robert Place Napton, art by Deborah Carita, Carlos Rafael, covers by Paul Renaud.
Dejah Thoris, the fearless princess of Mars, faces a dreaded adversary from her past! Senneth Dor, the former Jeddak of Yorn, has returned… leading an unstoppable army of Machine Men on a march towards Helium! How will the princess be able to marshal the forces of her beloved city-state against the clockwork terrors when one of her most trusted allies has been conscripted into service by the enemy? Collecting issues #25-30 of this fan-favorite series!
152 pages, $19.99.
Written by Justin Gray, art by Rey Villegas, cover by Marc Laming.
The thrilling conclusion to Lone Ranger: Vindicated has it all including a Wild West Carnival, but the end comes at a cost as the Ranger and Tonto square off with the killers responsible for stealing the town’s money and murdering it’s most prominent citizens.Its a showdown not to be missed in the bloody town of Red River.
32 pages, $3.99.
Writen by Patricia Briggs, Rik Hoskin, art by Tom Garcia, cover by Tom Garcia.
Mercy Thompson’s all-new comic book adventure continues in a story by New York Times’ bestselling author, Patricia Briggs! Jesse’s the prime suspect in her classmates’ disappearances, so Mercy seeks advice from the legendary Zee, a spokesman for the fae. Meanwhile, Jesse receives a phone call that may just spell the end… for her! You’ve never read a Mercy Thompson story like this before!
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Nancy A. Collins, Luke Lieberman, art by Fritz Casas, covers by Jay Anacleto, Walter Geovani.
Following the fight to the death with one Sutekh’s demonic advance scouts, Red Sonja and her prize pupils, Lyla and Xoana, return to their school with the renegade priest Sefkh in tow. After the Stygian reveals that the half-human son of the serpent-god Set is marching forth to reclaim the world for his sire, Sonja realizes that the world is in peril. But before she can decide whether to come out of ëretirement’ one last time, the school’s compound is attacked by The Eaters of the Dead–a legion of flesh-eating undead created by Sutekh from those who have dared to defy him. Now Red Sonja, her longtime companion, Yusuf, and her young pupils must battle not only hell-beasts and ghouls, but the terrifying Son of Set himself in a bloody fight for not only their lives, but their souls as well.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by David Walker, art by Bilquis Evely, covers by Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz, Francesco Francavilla, Sanford Green.
John Shaft didn’t go looking for trouble; it came looking for him, and in the process, a lot of people died. Devastated by the murder of a friend, Shaft wants answers and revenge–though not necessarily in that order. With vengeance on his mind and cold steel in his hand, Shaft finds himself caught up in a brewing gang war that threatens to consume the city. Everyone from the Mafia to the police wants Shaft to do their dirty work, but no one realizes that’s all part of his plan.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Anthony Del Col, Conor McCreery, art by Carlos Furuzono, cover by Aaron Campbell, Colton Worley.
The thrilling conclusion to the critically acclaimed series sees two become the sign of the one… Rasputin, the mad Russian monk, has forced either Holmes or Houdini to take their final bow, leading our remaining adventurer to rally his spirits to combat the man who cannot be killed.
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Mark Rahner, art by Edu Menna, covers by Guiu Vilanova, Francesco Francavilla, Jonathan Lau.
The wrenching conclusion of “Stumbling Distance.” On a trip to his past, alcoholic writer William Gaunt must decide if he’ll intervene in his childhood self’s imminent suicide attempt and if he’ll confront his monstrous mother. And if he does, what havoc will it wreak on the future?
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Nancy A. Collins, art by Patrick Berkenkotter, covers by Mike Mayhew, Jenny Frison, Stephanie Buscema.
In “The Dragon Chariot”, the third chapter in “The Accursed” story arc, fresh outbreak of the dreaded ëblack rabies’–a plague that turns those who suffer from it into raving homicidal maniacs–sends Vampirella and The Kabal’s top field agent, the werewolf Tristan to Athens, Greece, in search of the second Accursed involved in Dr. Faustus’ plan to end the world. The evil alchemist’s co-conspirator is none other than the legendary sorceress Medea, scorned wife of the hero Jason and granddaughter of the sun-god Helios, who was cursed with immortality by Zeus for murdering her own children. Can Vampirella and her new allies stop Medea before she spreads the contagion throughout the world and uncover the identity of the mysterious source of the cursed blood used to create the murder plague?
32 pages, $3.99.
Written by Nancy A. Collins, Eric Trautmann, Stuart Moore, art by Jack Jadson, Mirka Andolfo, Chad Shepherd, covers by Jay Anacleto, Joyce Chin, David Roach.
The celebration of the 45th anniversary of the creation of everyone’s favorite vampire vixen reaches its senses-shattering conclusion in the fifth and final issue of Feary Tales. Vampirella is shocked when she meets the pun-happy Storyteller face-to-face, only to end up hip-deep in alligators in Steve Niles’ (Thirty Days of Night, Army of Darkness, October Faction) swamp-monster retelling of “The Frog Prince.” Then, in Nancy A. Collins’ (Vampirella, Sunglasses After Dark, Swamp Thing) twisted take on “Sleeping Beauty”, a major character from the original Warren run is reintroduced when Vampirella finally discovers the true identity of her mysterious doppelganger and learns about her hidden connection to the enchanted book she is trapped inside in a weird and wicked resolution that ties in with the on-going monthly title–provided Vampi can escape a castle full of walking dead that have awoken from their centuries-long slumber with a royal appetite…
32 pages, $3.99.