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Black Terror Returns with Max Bemis!

The Nemesis of Crime is back in a new limited series by writer Max Bemis this October!

In this series, Bob Benton aka the Black Terror, is living in the 1970s and contending with his post-war mental health as well as the rapidly evolving social landscape around him. Say Anything band frontman and acclaimed comics writer Bemis is joined by artists Matt Gaudio and Ruairí Coleman. Rounding out the team on colors and letters are Brittany Pezzillo and Taylor Esposito

Each issue of the series acts as both the next chapter and a standalone deep dive into the Black Terror’s life and the chaotic 1970s setting. Fans can expect to see Black Terror’s infamous plain-named sidekick Tim, cult leaders, mobsters, experimental drugs and more. Bemis has described the title as a bit of an Alan Moore take, but less depressing and with some 70s Batman DNA. 

Dating back to the Golden Age, the Black Terror was created in 1941 by Richard E. Hughes and Don Gabrielson. Under the hero’s stark costume is pharmacist Bob Benton, who developed a formula which granted him powers. Often joined by his sidekick Tim, the pair vowed to stamp out evil during the war. Such legendary creators as Batman artist and Joker creator Jerry Robinson and world-renowned novelist Patricia Highsmith contributed to his original stories. His tales continue today in series published by Dynamite. 

This terrific tale is wrapped in terrifying covers by some of the best artists in comics. Actually, they aren’t too scary. Francesco Francavilla contributes the most haunting of the bunch. While Jorge Fornés has some fun with the skull & crossbones emblem for some pirate-themed fun. David Nakayama inspires some terror with his cover. Erica Henderson has Mr. Benton flying high. Adam Gorham rounds out the superpowered squad with a brooding rooftop Terror.

Preview: John Wick Vol. 1 HC

John Wick Vol. 1 HC

writer: Greg Pak
artists: Giovanni Valletta, Matt Gaudio
cover: Giovanni Valletta
FC | 136 pages | Action/Adventure | $24.99 | Teen+

When a young John Wick embarks upon an epic vendetta, he comes up against a strange, powerful community of assassins and must learn how to master the rules that guide their lethal business. What are the Three Bills? Who is Calamity? And why is John Wick seeking vengeance?

John Wick Vol. 1 HC

Dynamite Brings the Pathfinder Palooza This March

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This March Dynamite Entertainment is offering Pathfinder items that will appeal to all kinds of fans. Whether they have been tabletop gaming since 1974, just picked up their first set of dice, or just appreciate stunning statues and high quality comic book storytelling – there is something here for everyone!

First and foremost is the first-ever resin statue for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game. The next step in the years long strong partnership between Dynamite and Paizo Inc. following years of adapting and expanding the game’s lore in comic book form. The limited-edition statue depicts Seoni, one of the most popular heroes in the Pathfinder universe. She is a powerful Varisian spellcaster who was a no-brainer for a statue with her intricate tattoos and distinct clothing, hand-painted for collectors. 

Seoni stands approximately a foot tall and is available in multiple variants. The “Spellcasting” version depicts Seoni harnessing her unique magic abilities with a plastic effect. A “Battle Ready” edition alternately gives her a staff and an altered pose. Offered for the first time are special “Diamond Eye” variants for both. Adding real diamonds for her pupils to make Seoni really shine and sparkle on the shelf. Only available in limited quantities, the “Diamond Eye” version is a true grail for collectors.

Also releasing are four Pathfinder: Worldscape one-shots previously exclusive to Kickstarter. These fun crossovers bring Dynamite’s flagship characters into the cross-dimensional Pathfinder universe. All with covers by Roberto CastroPathfinder: Worldscape – Dejah Thoris is written by Christopher Paul Carey with art by Roberto Castro. Dejah and Tars Tarkas are investigating a gap in the memory of John Carter when they find themselves hurled across dimensions into a bloody conflict between the Council of Jungle Kings and a Technic League captain from Golarion. Dejah Thoris must use her intelligence and skills as a warrior to survive.

 Pathfinder: Worldscape - Dejah Thoris

The Pathfinder: Worldscape – Reanimator issue is written by Erik Mona and drawn by Matt Gaudio. Herbert West suddenly finds himself surrounded by corpses of a White Martian army in Shareen’s arena. A true treat for H.P. Lovecraft’s evil genius obsessed with life and death.

Pathfinder: Worldscape - Reanimator

Vampirella and her classic companion Pendragon are in the middle of a stage show reunion when they realize they have ended up on a fragment of the destroyed planet Drakulon in Pathfinder: Worldscape – Vampirella. Written by Erik Mona with art by Chris Campana and Kendal Gates. Then they come face to face with Pathfinders Seoni and Seltyiel!

Pathfinder: Worldscape - Vampirella

The immortal witch known as the Traveller gazes across the multiverse, witnessing Dejah Thoris and Vampirella drawn into the dimensional prison of the Worldscape. In Pathfinder: Worldscape – Swords of Sorrow by Erik Mona and Diego Galindo, Red Sonja comes in swords-a-swinging!

Pathfinder: Worldscape - Swords of Sorrow

Preview: John Wick #4

John Wick #4

writer: Greg Pak
artist: Matt Gaudio
covers: Giovanni Valletta (A), Ben Garriga (B), Photo Variant (C)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

In the penultimate chapter of the tale of John Wick’s first vendetta, the final war begins! But can an injured John Wick prevail without giving up his marker against the full fury of Calamity unleashed?

Preview: Bettie Page Vol. 2: Model Agent TP

Bettie Page Vol. 2: Model Agent TP

writer: David Avallone
artist: Bane Wade, Esau Figueroa, Matt Gaudio
cover: Joseph Michael Linsner
FC | 104 pages | $17.99 | Teen+

You know that thing where your flight back to NYC is interrupted so you can be debriefed at a secret government base, only to find that base under attack by giant radioactive monsters? And you can’t get another flight back home until you defeat the giant radioactive monsters? Sucks, right? But our Bettie can handle it.

Preview: Bettie Page #8

Bettie Page #8

writer: David Avallone
artist: Esau Figueroa, Matt Gaudio
covers: Joseph Michael Linsner (A), Scott Chantler (B), Photo Variant (C)
Scott Chantler (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-Virgin), Scott Chantler (RI-Virgin)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen +

Bettie hunts an alien artifact and Soviet spies at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival! Will she manage to get Gene Kelly’s autograph and save the world? Only David Avallone and Esau Figueroa have been authorized to tell you the classified story, in this thrilling climax to Bettie’s French Riviera adventures.

Preview: Vampirella Vol. 4 #10

Vampirella Vol. 4 #10

writer: Jeremy Whitley
artist: Andy Belanger, Matt Gaudio, Alex Sanchez
covers: Philip Tan (A), Gisele Lagace (B), Cosplay Photo Variant (C), Jimmy Broxton (D-Sub), Cosplay (RI Virg), Philip Tan (RI B/W), Jimmy Broxton (RI B/W), Philip Tan (RI Virgin)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

A thousand years in the future is a really weird place to run into someone you know. Especially when that person is now hell bent on destroying you. Which is exactly what happens when Vampirella and Vicki came face to face with their antagonist—PANTHA!

Preview: Bettie Page #7

Bettie Page #7

writer: David Avallone
artist: Esau Figueroa, Matt Gaudio
covers: Joseph Michael Linsner (A), Scott Chantler (B), Photo Variant (C)
Scott Chantler (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-Virgin), Scott Chantler (RI-Virgin)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

Bettie’s trip to the Cannes Film Festival turns the Cold War hot…as the KGB tries to put the “red” in “red carpet.” Bettie has to save the glitterati from the obliteratti, (not really a word), in the latest Deluxe Space Age Mid Century Modern Entertainment from David Avallone and Esau Figueroa.

Preview: Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Red Sonja

Pathfinder Worldscape One-Shot: Red Sonja

writer: Roberto Castro | artist: Erik Mona
cover: Tom Mandrake, Moritat, Matt Gaudio
FC | 24 pages | $19.99 | Teen+

“Dungeon Queen of Mars!” The unrivaled warrior Red Sonja m work with Cave Girl and King Rex to escape a dungeon with a religious icon of Issus, Goddess of Death and Life Eternal, to use as a bargaining chip in the grim political war of the Worldscape!

NOTE: Limited quantities. Allocations may occur.

Preview: Bettie Page #6

Bettie Page #6

writer: David Avallone
artist: Esau Figueroa, Matt Gaudio
covers: Joseph Michael Linsner (A), Scott Chantler (B), Scott Chantler (C)
Scott Chantler (RI-B/W), Joseph Michael Linsner (RI-Virgin), Scott Chantler (RI-Virgin)
FC | 32 pages | $3.99 | Teen+

Bettie goes to the Cannes Film Festival! Invasion of the Space Commies isn’t up for the Grand Prix, but that won’t keep our plucky heroine from chasing spies on the French Riviera! David Avallone and Esau Figueroa take you back to 1952, in the next installment of the Secret Diary of Bettie Page.

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