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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!

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Review: Deathstroke #30 – Deathstroke vs. Batman part 1

When Batman discovers a mysterious package containing DNA test results proving that he is not Damian Wayne’s biological father, the Dark Knight sets his sights on his son’s true father-Deathstroke! But Damian Wayne can’t really be Slade Wilson’s son-can he? And who sent the package-and why? The ultimate custody battle ensues as the World’s Greatest Detective and the World’s Deadliest Assassin clash in this instant classic!

It’s always noteworthy when Deathstroke and Batman cross paths, it’s a special event when the writer is master scribe Christopher Priest.

In Deathstroke #30, the first issue of this six part arc, Priest uses a Venn diagram with genius effect, breaking the characters down he’s able to intertwine their worlds by connecting then through their aides de camp, the relationships with their son’s and past histories with Talia Al Ghul.

The art team of Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz, and Jeromy Cox take Priest’s hot script and turn in slick art filled with action and cool shots of the two badasses going at it. And as nice as the action is, I really enjoyed the moody Batman doing his detective scenes the most.

My one criticism of this issue is it felt more like a Bat book, which makes me wonder why he hasn’t written one of the main Bat titles before. All in all a great start to a great read, buy it, I’ll be adding it to my pull list.

Story: Christopher Priest Art: Carlo Pagulayan
Inks: Jason Paz Color: Jeromy Cox Letterer: Willie Schubert
Cover: Lee Weeks & Brad Anderson
Group Editor: Brian Cunningham Editor: Alex Antone Assistant Editor: Dave Wielgosz

 

DC Comics provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review

Preview: Heartbreakers #8

Heartbreakers #8

Writers: Script: Anina Bennett; story: Anina Bennett and Paul Guinan
Pencilers: Paul Guinan, Todd Herman
Inker: Paul Guinan
Letterer: Willie Schubert
Price: $0.99
Pages: 10
Rating: 15+

The last two clones of Professor Sorenson, Queenie and Delta, must make their way back to Earth after surviving the destruction of their hideout on Saturn’s moon. This episode ends the black-and-white DHP run of Heartbreakers, and leads into the action-packed color miniseries that comes next!

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Preview: Heartbreakers #6

Heartbreakers #6

writers: Script: Anina Bennett; story: Anina Bennett and Paul Guinan
Artist: Paul Guinan
Letterer: Willie Schubert
Price: $0.99
Pages: 8
Rating: 15+

Outnumbered and outgunned by Biovoc’s attacking troops, the Heartbreakers can’t allow Professor Sorenson’s genetic research to fall into enemy hands–even if that requires the ultimate sacrifice. This shocking conclusion to the series’ second story arc drew astonished letters from readers when first published.

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Preview: Heartbreakers #5

Heartbreakers #5

Writers: Script: Anina Bennett; story: Anina Bennett and Paul Guinan
Artist: Anina Bennett
Letterer: Willie Schubert
Price: $0.99
Pages: 8
Rating: 15+

Biovoc CEO Vegas Ward, intent on regaining control of Sorenson’s latest genetic discoveries, sends an assault team to raid the Heartbreakers’ hideout on Ganymede.

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Preview: Heartbreakers #4

Heartbreakers #4

Writers: Script: Anina Bennett; story: Anina Bennett and Paul Guinan
Artist: Paul Guinan
Letterer: Willie Schubert
Price: $0.99
Pages: 10
Rating: 15+

Therese Sorenson and her clones have been hiding out on Jupiter’s moon Ganymede for a few years, undetected. But a chance encounter at a trading post in the Asteroid Belt leads to the discovery of the Heartbreakers’ secret base.

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Preview: Heartbreakers #3

Heartbreakers #3

Writers: Script: Anina Bennett; story: Anina Bennett and Paul Guinan
Artist: Paul Guinan
Letterer: Willie Schubert
Price: $0.99
Pages: 12
Rating: 15+

In the thrilling finale of the very first Heartbreakers story arc, our heroes make a desperate push to complete their mission of getting their creator, Professor Sorenson, off Earth. Find out how Queenie got her famous scar!

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Preview: Heartbreakers #2

Heartbreakers #2

$.99 – Age 15+
Writers: Anina Bennett, Paul Guinan
Art: Paul Guinan
Letterer: Willie Schubert

Geneticist Therese Sorenson is on the run from her former employer, the Biovoc Corporation. With her bodyguards, the Heartbreakers–cloned from her own DNA and engineered for battle–Sorenson fights to protect her newest discovery.

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Preview – Hellraiser Masterpieces #11

HELLRAISER MASTERPIECES #11

Written by Mark Nelson and Larry Wachowski
Drawn by Russ Heath, Willie Schubert
SC, 32pgs, FC, SRP: $3.99
COVER: Ovi Hondru
Diamond Code: FEB120835

The demonic soldiers of Leviathan fight on as The Devil’s Brigade saga continues, with The Matrix’s Larry Wachowski bringing you the next chapter in “Enoolsung: The Final Solution.” The Cenobites have set gears into motion to bring unspeakable horrors to Earth, and it seems as if no one can stand in their way. HELLRAISER MASTERPIECES continues to bring back the best of the classic, epic series, a must-read for any fan of Clive Barker’s twisted creations!