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Swordquest Launches in May with a Special 25-Cent #0 Issue

Dynamite Entertainment continues its partnership with Atari, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, to create a new comics line based on beloved Atari titles. In the early 1980’s, as video games lit up living rooms across the country and licensed comic books saw prominence in the industry, Atari released their own based on their popular line of titles. Now, Dynamite Entertainment brings fans Swordquest comic we’ve been waiting for since 1983!

Peter Case was a boy on a quest… the quest to win the prizes from Atari’s Swordquest challenge! He was counting down the days to the release of the final game, AirWorld, only to be shattered when the news surfaced that it would never be released. Now Peter is an adult… and things aren’t going well. The bad news is he has to move back in with his mother. The good news is she still has all of his old Atari stuff. With nothing else to look forward to, his obsession with Swordquest is reignited, in a more daring — and fantastic — way!

Written by Chad Bowers and Chris Sims and art by Scott Kowalchuk, Swordquest makes its triumphant return to the printed page at a special introductory price of just 25 cents!

Swordquest #0 is slated for release in May.

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Dynamite and Paizo Announce Pathfinder: Runescars

Dynamite Entertainment has announced the next series of canonical comics tied into the popular Paizo RPG game, Pathfinder! Debuting in May, Pathfinder: Runescars is written by Pathfinder co-creators F. Wesley Schneider and James L. Sutter, with art from Ediano Silva.

An exciting new Pathfinder adventure begins! The Pathfinder heroes receive a desperate plea to unmask a killer stalking the chaos-gripped city of Korvosa. A new queen has ascended the city’s Crimson Throne, and now deadly armored Hellknights and Gray Maidens clash in the streets. With the help of a cagey adventuring detective, the heroes race down the perilous trail of a brutal murderer – only to realize that the next target might be one of their own! Dare the magic and monsters of gothic Korvosa in the first sword-swinging issue, complete with pull-out poster map and official Pathfinder RPG bonus encounter.

Pathfinder: Runescars #1 is slated for release in May.

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Review: Evil Ernie: Godeater #4

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Hell has gone to hell with the arrival of the Godeater, and Ernie has one last chance to stop it before it’s too late: he has to bring Heaven down to the pits! Justin Jordan, fan-favorite writer of The Strange Case of Luther Strode, continues his mind-blowing Chaos Comics epic! Meanwhile, in Chapter Four of our “Last Ditch Bitch” back-up story: How do you save death metal rocker Liv Halvorsen from the goddess Mistress Hel? Special guest star Chastity wrestles with the dilemma… while fighting tooth and nail against the Dead Onez!

The gods of old realize they must unite if they wish to survive the Godeater. The alliance is uneasy and Ernie is caught in the center of it. He’s forced to lead the army of the undead against the Godeater using the power of Hel. It seems like writers Justin Jordan and Keith Davidsen have saved the best for last with only one issue remaining.

Like the previous issues, the art is by Colton Worley and Cezar Razek is stunning and almost sublime. I will admit the Norman Rockwell influenced cover is a nice touch for this fan favorite Chaos comics creation. It feels like a blanket hiding the dark tale that lurks within its pages.

Story: Justin Jordan, Keith Davidsen Art: Colton Worley, Cezar Razek
Story: 8.5 Art: 8.5 Overall: 8.5 Recommendation: Buy

Dynamite Entertainment provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review

Project Superpowers: Hero Killers by Ryan Browne and Pete Woods in May

Since 2007, Dynamite Entertainment has been the home to many of the Golden Age of Comics’ greatest heroes — characters like Black Terror, the Green Lama, the Death-Defying Devil, Masquerade, The Owl, and dozens more — in the pages of Project Superpowers. Industry legends like Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, and Warren Ellis were among the many exceptional talents to reimagine these heroes for a modern audience, frequently in epic storylines with intense interpersonal intrigue and world-spanning stakes. Now, Dynamite welcomes aboard the incredible team of Ryan Browne and Pete Wood, two creators who dare to deliver an altogether unexpected, satirical take on the classic superhero mythos with Project Superpowers: Hero Killers.

Welcome to Libertyville, USA… home to too damn many superheroes! When all crime is soon eradicated, a handful of heroes leave for greener pastures, but most stay for the affordable housing, hoping to rise to the top and become the legendary hero who saved the world’s greatest metropolis. Captain Battle Jr., Sparky, and an unfortunate crime-fighter named Tim try to stand out, but it’s hard to do in a city full of capes stopping every misdemeanor with a spandex-wrapped flourish. Things get weird when these three lad companions try to get to the criminals before their bosses do!

Project Superpowers: Hero Killers #1 is slated for release in May.

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Preview: Kiss: The Demon #2

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writer: Amy Chu, Erik Burnham
artist: Eman Casallos
covers: Kyle Strahm (a), Tom Mandrake (b), Michael Adams (8-bit variant) (c), Photo (d)
incentive cover: Kyle Strahm (B/W art), Tom Mandrake (B/W art), Kyle Strahm (“virgin art”)
Fans & retailers, order the cover of your choice!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+

The city of Blackwell is full of dark secrets, as Eran and Adi are finding out. Lost in a network of underground tunnels, and on the run from the robot Protectors, they try to reunite with Noa and Alex. Instead, they end up deep in the heart of Blackwell, and discover the shocking truth about the mysterious Council that has governed the city for centuries.

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Kieron Gillen and Antonio Fuso Take on James Bond this May

Dynamite Entertainment introduces an all-new take on the icon of espionage in an upcoming oversized James Bond special, James Bond: Service, written by Kieron Gillen and drawn by Antonio Fuso!

In contemporary politics, where Britain’s world standing is often more zero than 007, an assassin plans to exterminate the “special relationship,” and lead Britain and the United States into a very dark place…especially when he does so by aiming down the sights of an ancient Enfield rifle! It’ll test Bond’s deadly talents to their limits, in order to defeat the assassin and avert certain geopolitical disaster…

James Bond: Service will be released as a 48-page special and slated for release in May.

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Preview: Kiss #5

Kiss #5

writer: Amy Chu
artist: Kewber Baal
covers: Lucio Parrillo (a), Shouri “Emoji” (b), Photo Variant (c)
incentive cover: Lucio Parrillo (“virgin art”), Shouri “Emoji” (“virgin art”)
Fans & retailers, order the cover of your choice!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+

Things are heating up fast, and when we say heat, we mean HOT—the ventilation system is broken and the city is running out of air! Meanwhile, Noa and Eran are still reeling from the revelations about their past. The four friends must reconcile their differences to save everyone, and with the help of MORPHEUS, solve the big mystery of Blackwell before it’s too late.

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It’s Grumpy Cat Meets Garfield from Dynamite and BOOM! for Summer 2017

Dynamite has published the comic book, The Misadventures of Grumpy Cat, featuring “The World’s Grumpiest Cat” and her brother Pokey since 2015, selling over one half million copies and winning the hearts of readers of all ages! With her ever-present pout and sassy disposition, Grumpy Cat has become one of the world’s most famous felines. Now, her unbearable cuteness and infectious sourpuss comes face to face with the original cartoon cat, Garfield!

An exclusive partnership between Dynamite Entertainment and BOOM! Studios‘ award-winning imprint, KaBOOM!, will bring Jim Davis’ iconic comic strip cat Garfield together with internet sensation Grumpy Cat in a limited series, with a story written by Mark Evanier himself!

Look for more news about the comic book crossover event of the year in the coming months, with a release targeted for summer 2017!

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Preview: Battlestar Galactica: Gods & Monsters #4

Battlestar Galactica: Gods & Monsters #4

writer: Karl Kesel
artist: Dan Schkade
covers: Alec Morgan (a), Pete Woods (b)
incentive cover: Alec Morgan (B/W art)
Fans & retailers, order the cover of your choice!
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+

Things go horribly wrong during an important operation on a volcanic planetoid, but is Baltar’s monster—the rebuilt Cylon Centurion—responsible…or is it Galactica’s only hope? Can Starbuck and Apollo trust it? Should they? Everything comes to a boiling point in this TRIAL BY FIRE!

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Preview: James Bond: Hammerhead #5

James Bond: Hammerhead #5

writer: Andy Diggle
artist: Luca Casalanguida
cover: Francesco Francavilla
FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+

Kraken’s trap is sprung—and M and Moneypenny are caught in its jaws! As the Royal Navy moves in to retaliate, James Bond leads a covert Special Boat Squadron unit on a suicide mission to infiltrate a nuclear reprocessing facility. But time is running out. The nukes are flying, and death is only a trigger-pull away…

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