writer: Amy Chu artist: Maria Sanapo covers: Fay Dalton (A), Robert Hack (B), Laura Braga (C), Dan Parent (D), Cat Staggs (E) Dan Parent (RI-B/W), Laura Braga (RI-B/W), Laura Braga (RI-Virgin), Dan Parent (RI-Virgin) FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+
The body count increases, and the mystery deepens as Vampirella and Red Sonja investigate the deaths plaguing Riverdale High. Turns out American high school life is as mysterious and perplexing as the murders themselves! Meanwhile Betty and Veronica have troubles of their own when they butt heads with the editor of the school newspaper over their investigative news coverage. Is there a coverup afoot?
Writer: Amy Chu, Erik Burnham Artist: Carlos Gomez Cover: John Royle 132 Pages | $19.99 | Teen+
Following the defeat of Kulan Gath, Sonja discovers her trusty sword has a secret history as the legendary Blade of Skath and faces a decision: does she keep her steel, or return it to its rightful Cimmerian owner?
writer: Amy Chu artist: Edu Menna covers: Stuart Sayger (A), Ruairí Coleman (B), Pasquale Qualano (C), Photo Cover (D) Stuart Sayger (RI-Virgin), Ruairí Coleman (RI-B/W), Pasquale Qualano (RI-B/W) FC | 32 pages | Rock ‘n’ Roll | $3.99 | Teen+
Jay thought his life was pretty normal until he died. Now, with the help of a mysterious girl named Mania, Jay is tracking down the members of KISS at the behest of the Demon King! And if you think that is metal, just wait until we get to the part about the Wasteland!
Baltimore Comic-Con returns to the Baltimore Convention Center on October 18-20, 2019 in the beautiful Inner Harbor. The Baltimore Comic-Con is pleased to announce all-star comics writers Brian Azzarello, Amy Chu, Greg Pak, and Robert Venditti as 2019 guests.
Brian Azzarello has been writing comics professionally since the mid-1990s. He is the author of Spaceman, Batman: Broken City, and came to prominence with the Harvey and Eisner Award-winning hard-boiled crime series 100 Bullets, published by DC Comics’ mature-audience imprint Vertigo. The New York Times best-selling author’s other work for includes Wednesday Comics, Hellblazer, Loveless, Superman: For Tomorrow, Joker, Luthor, Before Watchmen: Rorschach, Before Watchmen: Comedian, Sgt. Rock: Between Hell and a Hard Place, DKIII: The Master Race, and Wonder Woman at DC Comics, as well as Startling Stories: Banner, Cage, and Spider-Man’s Tangled Web at Marvel.
Amy Chu writes comics like Green Hornet, Dejah Thoris, and Red Sonja for Dynamite Entertainment. She has also written Catalyst Prime SUMMIT for Lion Forge, KISS comics, including KISS: The End, at Dynamite Entertainment, a Poison Ivy mini-series and Wonder Woman stories for DC Comics, and Emma Frost, Deadpool, and Ant-Man stories for Marvel Comics. Amy is a co-founder of Alpha Girl Comics, which published Girls Night Out and other titles. She is a frequent comic-con speaker and moderator, and you’ll likely find her doing so in Baltimore too. Amy is a coffee guzzler, a Lego hoarder, and a whiskey drinker.
Greg Pak has written over 475 comic books, including storylines like Planet Hulk (which inspired parts of the Thor: Ragnarok feature film), Mech Cadet Yu (which won the 2018 Mike Wieringo Spirit Award), and Action Comics. Pak’s children’s books include The Princess Who Saved Herself, The Princess Who Saved Her Friends, and ABC Disgusting. Pak is currently writing Ronin Island, James Bond 007, Star Wars, Firefly, and New Agents of Atlas. He co-wrote Make Comics Like the Pros with Fred Van Lente and recently launched a Patreon filled with tips for writing comics at patreon.com/gregpak.
Robert Venditti is a New York Times best-selling author whose characters and concepts have been adapted to film and television. He has written the monthly comic book series X-O Manowar for Valiant, Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps, Green Lantern, and The Flashfor DC Comics, and the children’s novel series Miles Taylor and the Golden Cape for Simon & Schuster. His current projects include Hawkman, Freedom Fighters, and the Vertigo graphic novel Six Days.
In addition to on-site CGC grading, this year’s confirmed guests for the show include: Neal Adams (Detective Comics), Arantza (fantasy artist), Brian Azzarello (Batman: Damned), Marty Baumann (Disney/Pixar), Mark Buckingham (Justice League Dark), Richard Case (Doom Patrol), Castillo Studios, Howard Chaykin (Hey Kids! Comics!), Frank Cho (Harley Quinn), Amy Chu (KISS: The End), Steve Conley (The Middle Age), Katie Cook (My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic), Kristina Deak-Linsner (Vampirella: Roses for the Dead), Ramona Fradon (The Mike Wieringo Tellos Tribute), Julie Fujii Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo: The Hidden), Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez (DC Nation), Juanjo Guarnido (Blacksad), Bob Hall (West Coast Avengers), Cully Hamner (Batman Beyond), Greg Hildebrandt (Old Man Logan), Adam Hughes (Superman), Klaus Janson (New Challengers), Matt Kindt (X-O Manowar), Sharlene Kindt (Dept. H), Tom King (Batman), Greg Land (Hulkverines, courtesy of Hero Initiative), Jeff Lemire (Black Hammer), Joe Linsner (Red Sonja), Ron Marz (Turok), John McCrea (Hitman, courtesy of Hero Initiative), Carla Speed McNeil (Twisted Romance), Pop Mhan (Raven, Daughter of Darkness), Mark Morales (Justice League), Kevin Nowlan (Black Widow, courtesy of Hero Initiative), Greg Pak (Star Wars), Mike Perkins (Swamp Thing), David Petersen (Mouse Guard), Afua Richardson (Run), Rafer Roberts (Grumble), Andy Runton (Owly), Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo), Bob Schreck (Batman: Hush), Erica Schultz (Xena: Warrior Princess), Bart Sears (Turok), Louise Simonson (Death of Superman), Walter Simonson (Ragnarok), Andy Smith (Demi-God), Allison Sohn (The Art of Red Sonja, Volume 2), Brian Stelfreeze (Rise of the Black Panther), William Stout (Fantastic Worlds – The Art of William Stout), Ty Templeton (Marvel Super-Hero Adventures, courtesy of Hero Initiative), Billy Tucci (Shi), Robert Venditti (Hawkman), Mark Waid (Avengers: No Road Home), Adam Warren (Empowered And Sistah Spooky’s High School Hell), Lee Weeks (Batman), John Workman (Riverdale), and Kelly Yates (Torchwood).
writer: Amy Chu artist: Maria Sanapo covers: Fay Dalton (A), Francesco Francavilla (B), Robert Hack (C), Paulina Ganucheau (D), Laura Braga (E), Dan Parent (F), Cosplay (G) Dan Parent (RI-B/W), Laura Braga (RI-B/W), Paulina Ganucheau (RI-Virgin), Robert Hack (RI-Virgin), Francesco Francavilla (RI-Virgin) FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+
Mystery, murder, and mayhem descends on Riverdale as four of your favorite comic book women meet for the first time. A string of paranormal, unsolved murders leads the vampire hunter Vampirella and her sword-wielding barbarian partner Red Sonja to the small, sleepy town where things always seem to happen… There they discover Betty and Veronica, investigative reporters for the high school newspaper, also hot on the trail of the same killer.
writer: Amy Chu artist: Edu Menna covers: Stuart Sayger (A), Jorge Fornés (B), Denis Medri (C), Photo Cover (D) Stuart Sayger (RI-Virgin), Jorge Fornés (RI-Virgin), Denis Medri (RI-Virgin) FC | 32 pages | Rock ‘n’ Roll | $3.99 | Teen+
What lies beyond our world? Is there a heaven? Is there a hell? When a young man finds himself on the wrong side of life, he encounters Death itself and is set on a quest to seek out his errant demon offspring in an attempt to make his way back to the world of the living! But there is much peril on the way and the only ones who can help him are KISS! From writer Amy Chu (Red Sonja, KISS) and artist Edu Menna (Z Nation, Twilight Zone: Shadow & Substance) comes the next chapter in the KISS saga! Coinciding with KISS’ FINAL TOUR, this’ll be one for the ages!
Dynamite Entertainment is delivering one of the most unexpected and exciting crossover of the year…Red Sonja and Vampirella Meet Betty and Veronica!
Dynamite’s first ever crossover with Archie Comics could not be any bigger. The flagship Women of Dynamite come face to face with Riverdale’s leading ladies to solve a string of paranormal, unsolved murders. When Drakulon and Hyrkania drop off their famous vampire hunter and sword-wielding barbarian into the small, sleepy town something is surely afoot.
Amy Chu returns to the fiery-haired She-Devil to write even more of a fish out of water tale than her fan favorite Worlds Away arc. Joining her on the art side is Maria Laura Sanapo who just drew theVampirella Valentine’s Day Special. Together these two women will chronicle the incomparable charm of their four leading ladies.
Fay Dalton kicks things off with her painterly style perfectly accentuating the crimson mane of Sonja and the teenage pep of the Riverdale girls in the locker room. Also represented are Archie Horror legends Francesco Francavilla,Robert Hack, and Laura Braga. Paulina Ganucheau brings her always adorable style with a cover featuring fashionable reinterpretations for Red Sonja and Vampirella’s timeless costumes. Dynamite continues its tradition of fun cosplay covers with women portraying the four heroines for this series. Last but certainly not least, no series starring the Archie characters would be complete without a contribution from the legendary Dan Parent, who has written and drawn everyone’s favorite teens for over 30 years!
writer: Amy Chu, Erik Burnham artist: Carlos Gomez covers: Mike McKone (A), Erica Henderson (B), Tom Mandrake (C), David Williams (D), Cosplay Cover (E-Sub) Mike McKone (RI-Virg), Dave Williams (RI-Virg), Tom Mandrake (RI-B/W), Cosplay (RI-Virg) FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+
The Sounds of Music! When the She-Devil saves a musician from a gang of thieves, she learns that some things are mightier than the sword and finds they have more in common than meets the eye.
writer: Amy Chu, Alex Change, Erik Burnham
artist: Pasquale Qualano
covers: Mike McKone (A), Moritat (B), Tom Mandrake (C), Reilly Brown (D), Cosplay Cover (E-Sub)
Mike McKone (RI-Virg), Moritat (RI-Virg), Tom Mandrake (RI-B/W), Cosplay (RI-Virg)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+
The Witching Hour. In the latest chapter of Red Sonja’s travels, the She-Devil almost tramples over an old witch on her way back to Hyrkania, sparking a nightmarish combination of road rage and swords and sorcery.