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Preview: Vampirella (Vol. 5) #1

Vampirella (Vol.5) #1

writer: Christopher Priest
artist: Ergün Gündüz
covers: Frank Cho (A), Alex Ross (B), Joe Jusko (C), Guillem March (D), Cosplay (E)
Adam Hughes (RI-Homage), Adam Hughes (RI-BW),
Cosplay (RI-Virgin), Guillem March (RI-Virgin), Alex Ross (RI-BW), J. Scott Campbell (RI-ICON), Frank Frazetta (RI-ICON)
FC | 32 pages | Horror | $3.99 | Teen+

In July 1969, the world was first introduced to Vampirella. 50 years later, she doesn’t look a day older!!!! Now, to celebrate her gold anniversary, Dynamite is launching a brand-new, ongoing series featuring the talents of Christopher Priest (Black Panther, Deathstroke, Quantum & Woody, Justice League) and European star/American star-in-the-making, Ergün Gündüz (Tales of the Great War, Taxi Tales)! You’ll experience the first, mysterious taste of things to come in Vampirella Free Comic Book Day #0, and the story continues here!!!

Vampirella #1

Preview: Deathstroke #45

Deathstroke #45

(W) Christopher Priest (A) Fernando Pasarin (CA) David Finch
In Shops: Jul 03, 2019
SRP: $4.99

In the wake of Slade Wilson’s death, a new Deathstroke has vowed to complete his last, unfinished assignment. But the master assassin Shado has plans of her own, looking to step in for the late, great World’s Greatest Assassin and usurp his place in villainous hierarchy. Meanwhile, Rose Wilson discovers the identity of the person responsible for her father’s death. Can her brother, Jericho, stop her from seeking vengeance? Also in this issue, Slade Wilson’s son Jericho accepts Lex Luthor’s offer of power-but he’s determined to use it as a force for good…so why is Lex smiling?

Deathstroke #45

Vampirella #1 Gets a Print Run of Over 130,000 Copies

Vampirella #1

Vampirella is flying high for her big 50th anniversary! Dynamite has announced that the upcoming Vampirella #1 has blasted through expectations and is a massive success with an initial print run of over 130,000 copies! The issue is by writer Christopher Priest, artist Ergün Gündüz and a range of top tier cover artists fronted by Frank Cho.

This historic number includes all orders through Diamond, specialty retailers, and creator exclusive covers. This incredible sales number is the highest for a full price comic in Dynamite’s storied 15-year history. Furthermore, 130 thousand copies is higher than all recorded paid circulation numbers for the original Vampirella magazine – making this possibly also the best selling Vampirella comic book of all time!

Dynamite is confident in this blockbuster new series and made the first issue returnable for retailers, which is also continuing for the second issue to allow retailers to order aggressively with minimal risk and maximum reward. Retailers can order without worry and be prepared to serve the needs of Vampirella diehards who go back 50 years themselves as well as the growing crowd of new fans!

Dynamite’s team is already working hard to continue this success through the year and moving forward. Vampirella #2 features an eye-popping main cover from Stanley “Artgerm” Lau, perhaps the biggest artist in the industry today. Then the next issue is spearheaded by the iconic J. Scott Campbell. Each issue features additional covers from talented artists as well as top cosplay models.

Initial orders for Vampirella #2 are due this Thursday June 27.

Dynamite’s Vampirella #1 to Have a Print Run of Over 60,000

Vampirella is back in all her glory! The heroine returns to an ongoing series to debut on her 50th Gold Anniversary in July 2019! Written by the one and only Christopher Priest, with art by Ergün Gündüz and a legion of jaw dropping covers by Frank Cho, Alex Ross, Guillem March, Joe Jusko, Adam Hughes and more! Fans are clearly excited because initial numbers are indicating the debut will be an extraordinary success for Dynamite!

Current orders project a print run in excess of 60,000 right out the gate! Making it not only the most successful Vampirella comic of the modern era, but also one of the top books for July, with the #1 issue in stores on July 17th – the 50th Anniversary of Vampirella herself!

Dynamite can also confirm that writer Christopher Priest will be on the title for a full year and counting. Alongside the rest of his creative team, the Eisner-nominated auteur is brewing a legendary run in the making. Balancing his trademark serious take on superhero/genre concepts with a deep respect for the character and her history.

Vampirella’s success will continue through 2019, especially once everyone gets the chance to bite into the full first issue. Sensational cover artist Stanley “Artgerm” Lau contributes the primary cover to the second issue, followed by the iconic J. Scott Campbell on #3, and continued cosplay covers from top models and influencers. Even more stunning and surprising covers await fans and collectors, including the final professional work of a legend, to be announced… While the fall will bring additional comics and merchandise that will appeal to longtime diehards and the wave of new Vampi fans.

Vampirella #1

Preview: Deathstroke #44

Deathstroke #44

(W) Christopher Priest (A) Fernando Pasarin (CA) Cam Smith, Giuseppe Camuncoli
RATED T+
In Shops: Jun 05, 2019
SRP: $3.99

“DEATHSTROKE: RIP” starts here! Deathstroke is dead, secretly killed at the hands of a Teen Titan. As Slade’s closest friends, enemies and frenemies pay their respects (and disrespects) to the World’s Deadliest Assassin, some uninvited guests crash the event-the Legion of Doom! But what do they want with the body of the most lethal man on the planet? And will anyone find out who killed him? A brand-new storyline begins here…with an ending you won’t see coming!

Deathstroke #44

Preview: Deathstroke #43

Deathstroke #43

(W) Christopher Priest, Adam Glass (A/CA) Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz
In Shops: May 01, 2019
SRP: $3.99

“The Terminus Agenda” finale! It’s code red for the Teen Titans as their plan to capture and imprison Deathstroke has backfired in the worst possible way. Mercy Hall is on lockdown, and all the super-villains have escaped their cells! As the villains team up to take down their captors, Deathstroke makes one final attempt at “fixing” Damian-will Damian finally abandon Batman’s code to save his friends from certain death?

Deathstroke #43

Preview: Teen Titans #29

Teen Titans #29

(W) Adam Glass, Christopher Priest (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz
In Shops: Apr 17, 2019
SRP: $3.99

“The Terminus Agenda” part three! After their last mission nearly ended in disaster, the Teen Titans are coming apart at the seams. As Deathstroke’s influence over Damian reaches new heights, the team must evaluate how far they are willing to go in their war on crime. And with the Teen Titans seemingly on the brink of destruction, a new threat reveals itself. And the worst enemies of all…come from within!

Teen Titans #29

Dynamite Celebrates 50 Years of Vampirella with a New Series from Christopher Priest

Vampirella is back in a new ongoing series by a blockbuster creative team, to celebrate her milestone birthday! Issue #1 will be on sale the same day and date as the iconic first magazine from 1969, and also coinciding with the first day of San Diego Comic Con’s 50th convention!

Following a Free Comic Book Day #0 issue shrouded in mystery, Vampirella is celebrating her big banner 50th Gold Anniversary in July 2019! And a new series is exactly what she and her fans need to celebrate this milestone! The one and only fan-favorite and critically acclaimed writer Christopher Priest is bringing his trademark literary and inventive stylings to one of the most influential, beloved female characters in comic books. Don’t miss the debut of his run in Vampirella FCBD #0 on Saturday May 4th!

Joining Priest on art (and colors!) is Ergün Gündüz. The well renowned Turkish talent is sure to impress fans around the world with his unique style. Lettering will be handled by the talented Willie Schubert. This experienced creative team will bring their all to the Scion of Drakulon’s new tales.

The history-making series will feature cover after cover from the greatest artists today. For the first issue, fans can choose a wraparound cover featuring Vampi in a way only Frank Cho could render her, incorporating his recent acclaimed ballpoint pen techniques. Or pick up a cover from the peerless Alex Ross. While Joe Jusko steps up to bat as another classic painter in the industry known for his work on Vampi and so many other titles. Guillem March marks his first work at Dynamite with a jaw dropping cover. A blockbuster Women of Dynamite title is not complete without a talented cosplayer, with Erica Fett kicking things off for #1. A real treat for longtime Vampi fans is Adam Hughes recreating his own cover in an homage to 1992’s Vampirella #1 for an incentive variant. Going back even more old school, fans of the beautiful Warren era and the Spanish masters will be overjoyed to learn of a limited edition Sanjulian variant!

Vampirella #1

Preview: Deathstroke #42

Deathstroke #42

(W) Christopher Priest, Adam Glass (A/CA) Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz
In Shops: Apr 03, 2019
SRP: $3.99

“The Terminus Agenda” part two! Captured by the newest group of Teen Titans, Deathstroke finds himself powerless and restrained inside Damian’s secret prison. But when a crisis erupts, only Deathstroke stands between the Teen Titans and total disaster-can Robin swallow his pride to protect his team?

Deathstroke #42

Review: Detective Comics #1000

DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 COMIC REVIEW – HAPPY 80 YEARS BATS!

As part of DC’s year-long global celebration of Batman’s 80th anniversary, DC is publishing a momentous 1,000th issue of DETECTIVE COMICS—the series that introduced the world’s most popular Super Hero and the title from which the DC brand was born. This must-have collector’s item debuts March 27, 2019 and includes all-new stories plus a wraparound cover from the powerhouse art team of fan-favorite artist Jim Lee, inker Scott Williams and colorist Alex Sinclair.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 is highlighted by an original story from the team of writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Doug Mahnke that not only launches a new story arc but introduces a new version of the Arkham Knight to DC comics canon. Tomasi is no stranger to this character, having written his video game origins in 2015’s BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT – GENESIS miniseries.

DETECTIVE COMICS #1000 also features a two-page spread spotlighting the current state of the Batman universe by Jason Fabok, plus a treasure trove of original stories from a who’s who of comic writers and artists, all honoring the milestone anniversary of The World’s Greatest Detective.

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