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Preview: Second Coming #3

Second Coming #3

Writer: Mark Russell
Artists: Richard Pace and Leonard Kirk
Colorist: Andy Troy
Lettering: Rob Steen
Cover: Amanda Conner

Searching for his missing grandmother, Sunstar is forced to confront the shortcomings of his super-powers. Jesus, left on his own for the day, runs afoul of street preachers. Also: the usual assortment of AHOY prose stories and extra features.

Second Coming #3

Preview: Year of the Villain: The Riddler #1

Year of the Villain: The Riddler #1

(W) Mark Russell (A) Scott Godlewski (CA) Mikel Janin
In Shops: Sep 11, 2019
SRP: $4.99

Lex Luthor has presented dark gifts to super-villains across the DC Universe, setting off what can only be called the Year of the Villain. Unfortunately, resources are limited, so not everyone got something. The Riddler is one such person, and he is most displeased about it. Was this merely an oversight or a deliberate slight? The Riddler is determined to find out which-and so should you!

Year of the Villain: The Riddler #1

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

Mark Russell’s Red Sonja Collected for the First Time in November!

Dynamite has revealed the first collection of Mark Russell‘s acclaimed run on Red Sonja for release in November.

The volume, titled “Scorched Earth,” reprints issues 1 through 6 of the currently ongoing series and the Lord of Fools one-shot special. This tale of metal and blood chronicles the She-Devil of the Hyrkanian Steppes through becoming queen of her homeland, political and physical bouts with Dragan the Magnificent of Zamora, the introduction of her nephew Kryon, past and present tangles with supernatural forces and much more! At nearly 180 meaty pages of storytelling, Scorched Earth is a great value at only $19.99.

This story is delivered as only the Eisner-nominated writer Mark Russell and artist Mirko Colak could deliver. Not to be discounted for their similarly acclaimed contributions are colorist Dearbhla Kelly and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou – also an Eisner-nominated critic by night! Artists Bob Q and Katie O’Meara make additional contributions in the special and in critical flashbacks. The tome is all wrapped up in Amanda Conner and Paul Mounts‘s breathtaking cover from the second issue.

Red Sonja Scorched Earth Vol. 1

Preview: Red Sonja Vol. 5 #7

Red Sonja Vol. 5 #7

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

Acclaimed writer MARK RUSSELL (The Wonder Twins, Second Coming) welcomes stunning artist BOB Q (James Bond Origin, The Lone Ranger) for the incredible next chapter of the ongoing saga of Sonja The Red, Queen of Hyrkania. The invasion has taken its toll…hostage kings consider revolt…Sonja will venture into the woodlands, to seek help from a leaderless tribe, whose leader she killed…

Red Sonja Vol. 5 #7

Preview: Second Coming #2

Second Coming #2

Writer: Mark Russell
Artist: Richard Pace
Inker: Leonard Kirk (for the Earth sequences)
Colorist: Andy Troy (for the Earth sequences)
Letterer: Rob Steen
Cover: Amanda Conner and Paul Mounts
August 14, 2019
$3.99

The book everyone’s talking about! When a weirdo stalks and threatens Sunstar’s girlfriend, Jesus tries to prevent the superhero from succumbing to rage—but God has other plans. Plus AHOY’s customary offerings of illustrated short prose fiction.

In addition to the main story, this comic book magazine features two extras:

“The Fare” by writer J. Endress, featuring an illustration by Ameilee Sullivan 

“Important NYC Checklists” by writer Matt Buechele, featuring an illustration by Dan Schoeneck

Second Coming #2

Preview: Sinestro: Year of the Villain #1

Sinestro: Year of the Villain #1

(W) Mark Russell (A/CA) Brandon Peterson
In Shops: Aug 07, 2019
SRP: $4.99

As the universe tilts towards doom, great forces awake in an effort to stop Lex Luthor’s mad plans. Dispatching Sinestro, Luthor sends the former Green Lantern to bring these old gods under control or destroy them before they reach Earth. Now, wielding the power of the ultraviolet spectrum, Sinestro finds his new foes even more dangerous and perplexing than he expected, when realizes any damage he inflicts is immediately repaired.

Sinestro: Year of the Villain #1

Preview: Red Sonja: Lord of Fools One-Shot

Red Sonja: Lord of Fools One-Shot

writer: Mark Russell
artist: Bob Q, Katie O’Meara
cover: Christian Ward
FC | 40 pages | Sword and Sorcery | $4.99 | Teen +

THIRTY pages of story, tying directly into the aftermath of RED SONJA #6! As the battle wages in Hyrkania…CYRIL is the Crown Prince of the Zamoran Empire, and he is young but not stupid. The mysterious blind priest will unlock the secrets of The Lord Of Fools…Cyril will learn his fate, and what it will mean for the known world…

Red Sonja: Lord of Fools One-Shot

Red Sonja and Bettie Page Celebrate Halloween with a Pair of One-Shots

Savage Tales: A Red Sonja Halloween Special

Dynamite is delivering a fright-filled pair of Halloween themed special one-shots starring Red Sonja and Bettie Page!

In Savage Tales: A Red Sonja Halloween Special, writer Mark Russell brings in artist Jacob Edgar to tell an extra-length spooky story. Dearbhla Kelly and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou also jump over from the regular series for this essential tale for fans of the She-Devil with a Sword. All underneath a striking cover from Erica D’Urso, drawing inspiration from the original Savage Tales #1.

This one-shot perfectly complements issue 9 of the ongoing series, out the same month. While that issue has Sonja returning to the Sorcerers of Wigur-Nomadene, Savage Tales flashes back to their first encounter. At this point, Sonja is not yet a legend, but a brute full of anger and ambition. Savage. Everyone’s favorite fiery heroine tries to convince the sorcerers to bring her family and friends back to life. 

In the Bettie Page Halloween Special, a mysterious force is hunting students at an exclusive Upstate New York college. Just the case for Bettie to investigate, and she’ll be enrolling in Werewolf 101. The supermodel/superspy’s chronicler David Avallone contributes this full-length story with artist Roy Allan Martinez. Bettie is used to men being beasts, so this issue turns that metaphor up to 11. In a bonus short story, writer Erica Schultz and artist Fernando Ruiz spin a yarn of aliens, classic cars and a sci-fi double feature at the drive-in theater. 

The issue features a cover by fan-favorite Bettie artist John Royle and another from Reilly Brown. Last year’s Halloween Special was a bucket of fun and kicked off the whole next era of Bettie’s adventures, so fans shouldn’t dare miss this one!

Savage Tales: A Red Sonja Halloween Special and the Bettie Page Halloween Special are slated for release in October 2019.

Second Coming #1 Gets a Second Printing

AHOY Comics is going back to press for a second printing of the controversial, satirical Second Coming comic book series by New York Times bestselling writer Mark Russell and acclaimed artists Richard Pace and Leonard Kirk. Both the Second Coming main cover by Amanda Conner and the variant cover by Richard Pace are sold out at Diamond, just a day after their release. The second printing will feature Amanda Conner’s art for the first issue cover, along with a re-colored logo, and will go on sale on August 14, 2019, timed to the release of issue 2. 

In Second Coming, God commands Earth’s mightiest superhero, Sunstar, to accept Jesus Christ as his roommate and teach Him how to use His power in a… more powerful way. Jesus, shocked at the way humans have twisted his message over two millennia, vows to straighten it out.

The Second Coming # 1 second printing order code is MAY199082 F  Second Coming #1 2ND PTG.

SECOND COMING # 1 second printing
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