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Preview: Dejah Thoris #1

Dejah Thoris #1

writer: Dan Abnett
artist: Vasco Georgiev
covers: Lucio Parrillo (A), Joseph Michael Linsner (B), Adam Hughes (C), Billy Tucci (D), Cosplay Variant (E)
Billy Tucci Pencil Sketch (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W), Cosplay Variant (RI-Virgin), Lucio Parrillo Pencil (RI-B/W), Adam Hughes “Risque” Incentive (RI)
FC | 32 pages | Fantasy/Science-Fiction | $3.99 | Teen+

“Barsoom has always been a dying world. Closer to death these days, perhaps.”

From DAN ABNETT (Guardians Of The Galaxy, Justice League Odyssey) and rising star VASCO GEORGIEV (Xena) comes an all-new vision of the Princess Of Mars! Dejah has been many things: Wife, mother, royalty. But now, she is a determined scientist, dedicated to discovering why her world is freezing, and which political factions know the secret of this global catastrophe? Experience glittering palace intrigue and visceral adventure in the new ongoing adventures of DEJAH THORIS!

Dejah Thoris #1

Preview: Red Sonja Vol.5 #11

Red Sonja Vol.5 #11

writer: Mark Russell
artist: Mirko Colak
covers: Amanda Conner (A), Joseph Michael Linsner (B), Khoi Pham (C), Mirko Colak (D), Cosplay Variant (E)
Andrew Pepoy “Seduction” Cover (RI), Amanda Conner (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W), Khoi Pham (RI-Virgin), Pepoy “Seduction” Cover (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | Sword and Sorcery | $3.99 | Teen+

The penultimate chapter in Mark Russell’s first year of Red Sonja. Dragan The Magnificent’s complete victory is assured, save for one She-Devil, incapable of dying, unwilling to cede control of a bridge…

Red Sonja Vol.5 #11

Mark Russell and Bob Q and Jae Lee Kicks Off Red Sonja Year Two in February

Starting in February, Dynamite has announced the Eisner-nominated Mark Russell is kicking off his second full year on the She-Devil with a Sword in the flagship Red Sonja, joined once more by the masterful Bob Q and the return of Jae Lee to Dynamite!

Following 12 issues and two tie-in one-shots, Red Sonja #13 starts with Sonja the Red in a an unfamiliar position. In the beginning of this epic, she was crowned Queen of Hyrkania, pitting her in battle against Dragan the Magnificent. As the two leaders pushed and pulled on the map, one must come out victorious. This glory is short-lived, as now in a time of relative peace and still on the throne of her conquered kingdom, Sonja must deal with the impossible part… ruling. With no food, infrastructure or plan, she must make some extremely difficult choices, compromises and alliances, lest her reign come to an anticlimactic end.

The absolute cherry on top is superstar Jae Lee returning to Dynamite to lead the legion of talented cover artists attached to this series. He joins the likes of Amanda Conner, Joseph Michael Linsner, Bob Q himself and others.

Preview: Red Sonja #10

Red Sonja #10

writer: Mark Russell
artist: Mirko Colak
covers: Amanda Conner (A), Joseph Michael Linsner (B), Khoi Pham (C), Mirko Colak (D), Cosplay Variant (E)
Andrew Pepoy “Seduction” Cover (RI), Amanda Conner (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W), Khoi Pham (RI-Virgin), Andrew Pepoy “Seduction” Cover (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | Sword and Sorcery | $3.99 | Teen+

The war is being lost. Dragan The Magnificent has taken Hyrkania. Sonja The Red’s options dwindle…the Woodlands will not provide, the Sorcerers cannot help, she doesn’t have enough soldiers to fight back. But what if the fight isn’t a fight? What if it’s… a race? The ongoing epic continues by MARK RUSSELL (Riddler: Year Of The Villain, Sinestro: Year Of The Villain) and MIRKO COLAK (Conan).

Red Sonja #10

Preview: Red Sonja Vol 5 #9

Red Sonja Vol 5 #9

writer: Mark Russell
artist: Bob Q
covers: Amanda Conner (A), Joseph Michael Linsner (B), Khoi Pham (C), Michael Walsh (D), Cosplay Variant (E)
“Seduction” Cover (RI), Amanda Conner (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W), Khoi Pham (RI-Virgin), “Seduction” Cover (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | Sword and Sorcery | $3.99 | Teen+

War wages on. Sonja The Red and her Hyrkanian army travel to the mysterious Sorcerers of Wigur-Nomadene, in the hope that they will intervene on her behalf. But elsewhere… treason in Sonja’s War Council…

Red Sonja Vol 5 #9

Dan Abnett Heads to Barsoom for Dejah Thoris

Dejah Thoris is back in a brand new ongoing series by sci-fi superstar Dan Abnett, launching this December!

Writer Dan Abnett and his fellow creators are heading to Barsoom to chronicle the latest tales of Dejah. His co-pilot for this mission is artist Vasco Georgiev. The crew is rounded out by colorist Dearbhla Kelly and letterer Simon Bowland. Barsoom has always been a dying world, teetering on disaster, but it may be closer to death these days. Dejah Thoris has been many things in life; a wife, a mother, royalty and an adventurer. Now her role as a scientist must take center stage, as she attempts to investigate why her homeworld is freezing. Other skills come into play when it’s discovered that political factions may be hiding the secrets of this global catastrophe. Glittering palace intrigue and visceral adventure abound in this new series, as Dejah joins her fellow Women of Dynamite “trinity” of Vampirella and Red Sonja.

Besides her kickass abilities, acute intelligence, leadership abilities and charm, Dejah Thoris is of course renowned for her beauty. Dynamite has assembled a team of four cover artists for this first issue that are upheld by fans as masters of beautiful heroines. Painter Lucio Parrillo is a natural choice, with his decade-long attachment to the franchise, having drawn countless covers for Dynamite’s first foray into Barsoom. On the other hand, Joseph Michael Linsner has tragically only drawn one Dejah cover before, so Dynamite is correcting this egregious wrong. Even worse than that, Billy Tucci has plenty of experience drawing powerful women, but has never drawn the Princess of Mars. Completing the set is a breathtaking wraparound cover by the one and only Adam Hughes! Dynamite will also be offering an extremely limited black-bagged risqué version for those who want to appreciate Dejah’s full beauty in a manner more in line with Burroughs’s original vision. Cosplayer Mai (@maidenhellxo) returns to Dejah with another cover and the first cosplay cover on a solo Dejah Thoris series!

Preview: Red Sonja #8

Red Sonja #8

writer: Mark Russell
artist: Bob Q
covers: Amanda Conner (A), Joseph Michael Linsner (B), Khoi Pham (C), Katie O’Meara (D), Cosplay Variant (E)
Bob Q “Seduction” Cover (RI), Amanda Conner (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-B/W), Khoi Pham (RI-Virgin), Bob Q “Seduction” Cover (RI-B/W)
FC | 32 pages | Sword and Sorcery | $3.99 | Teen+

“The Woodlands”

Hyrkania burns, from flames allowed by its ruler, Sonja The Red. In The Clearing, Lord Oak will hear her call for alliance with the woodland tribes. But trust does not come easily to either folk. From Eisner nominee MARK RUSSELL (Wonder Twins, The Lone Ranger) and BOB Q (James Bond Origin, The Lone Ranger).

Red Sonja #8

Preview: Vampirella: Roses For The Dead HC

Vampirella: Roses For The Dead HC

writer: Kristina Deak-Linsner
artist: Joseph Michael Linsner
cover: Joseph Michael Linsner
FC | 120 Pages | $19.99 | Teen+

Fan Favorite artist Joe Michael Linsner is joined by writer Kristina Deak-Linsner to create a Vampirella story that takes Vampi back-to-basics as Dynamite prepares to celebrate her 50th Anniversary in 2019! Vampirella hunts down a sexual predator in order to feed her insatiable thirst for blood. While tracking him down to a Philadelphia nightclub, Evily the Witch bars her path. They clash and the plan is thwarted. Do they both decide to team up against him, or remain at odds? Whatever the means, Vampi vows to get revenge!

Vampirella: Roses For The Dead HC

Dynamite and Joseph Michael Linsner Celebrate Dawn’s 30th Anniversary

Dynamite has announced a strengthened licensing deal with creator Joseph Michael Linsner to help celebrate his iconic indie creation Dawn’s 30th anniversary!

This bolsters the already strong relationship that Dynamite and Linsner have shared for years. Including the existing Dawn statue, which Linsner’s dedicated fans showed out in droves to support. Additionally available this fall in time for the holidays are collections of Linsner’s Dynamite published series, collectible promo trading cards and a premium quality giclée print. 

Linsner continues to be one of Dynamite’s most treasured and fan-favorite cover artists, with ongoing contributions to the Red Sonja flagship series as well as other recent covers for Elvira: Mistress of the Dark and Bettie Page. 2014 saw the release of the smash-hit crossover series Dawn/Vampirella, written and drawn by Linsner. The paperback edition of that collection will hit store shelves this November. Together with his writing partner and Vampirella super fan, Kristina Deak-Linsner, he created the critically acclaimed Vampirella: Roses for the Dead limited series which brought the Daughter of Drakulon’s cousin Evily the witch back to prominence. The Roses for the Dead hardcover collection released this August. 

Linsner created Dawn, the sensual goddess of birth and rebirth, in 1989 for the indie sensation anthology Cry for Dawn. Her indelible design instantly captivated fans thanks to Linsner’s talents. As of today, Dawn has starred in half a dozen series and other appearances, helped by one of the most passionate fanbases in independent comics.

Dynamite and Linsner are teaming up for a set of collectible promo trading cards celebrating the legacy of Dawn through these three decades. This limited edition set is also available signed by Linsner himself. And there may be more Dawn trading card news down the line…

Two variations on the hit Dawn statue are out soon! A special black and white artist proof edition of the Dawn statue is slated for release in October. While an artist proof edition of the costume variant statue is out in November. Only around 50 units are being produced of these rare collector’s items.

For the Joseph Michael Linsner super fans, Dynamite is producing a giclée of his iconic Dawn/Vampirella #1 cover. Giclée prints are highest-end art reproductions that capture every detail of the original work as humanly, mechanically or technically possible. The resulting print has no perceptible dot pattern, an endless array of richly-saturated color, and every nuance of the original image. Dynamite is offering these ultra-premium prints optionally with beautiful frames as well. There are less than a handful of these being made, so they will be among the most exclusive Dawn and Linsner collectibles out there!

Dawn’s 30th anniversary coincides with so many other exciting anniversaries in the Dynamite extended family. Including the 15th anniversary of Dynamite’s publishing efforts, Vampirella’s 50th anniversary and the 25th anniversary of Chaos! Comics (Evil Ernie, Chastity, Purgatori). Stay tuned to Dynamite for more news on Dawn.

Preview: Elvira: Mistress of the Dark Vol. 1 TP

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark Vol. 1 TP

Writer: David Avallone
Artist: Dave Acosta
Cover: Joseph Michael Linsner
104 pages | $17.99 | Teen+

The Mistress of the Dark has become unstuck in time! Elvira crashes Mary Shelley’s monster weekend, beginning an epic journey through horror history, stalked by the most terrifying nightmare to ever walk the Earth. (No spoilers!) Writer David Avallone (Bettie Page, Doc Savage, Twilight Zone) and Dave Acosta (Doc Savage) bring you the thrills, chills and double-entendres in the first chapter of this four-issue miniseries!

Played by actress-writer Cassandra Peterson, Elvira, Mistress of the Dark has carved out a niche in popular American culture that is sure to endure for decades to come. Elvira’s reign as ‘Queen of Halloween’ has now spanned thirty-five years and includes two nationally syndicated television series, two feature films (Elvira, Mistress of the Dark and Elvira’s Haunted Hills), an IMAX movie and two motion control rides. She has appeared in National ad campaigns for Pepsi and Coors, recorded five music CDs, written four books and licensed over Four Hundred products including pinball machines, action figures, guitars, three comic book series, a beer, wine, soda pop, perfume, slot machines and the best-selling female costume of all time.

Elvira: Mistress of the Dark Vol. 1 TP
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