Dynamite MAY 2016 Solicitations

Dynamite Entertainment May 2016 cover
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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment
Credit: Dynamite Entertainment
Credit: Dynamite Entertainment
Credit: Dynamite Entertainment
Credit: Dynamite Entertainment
Credit: Dynamite Entertainment
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1) KINGS QUEST #1 (OF 4)
SKU:C72513024751301011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A:Marc Laming
UPC:725130247513 01011
Cover B:Dan McDaid
UPC:725130247513 01021
Cover C:Jonathan Lau
UPC:725130247513 01031
Cover D:Chris Eliopoulos “Cute”
UPC:725130247513 01041
Cover E:Colton Worley
UPC:725130247513 01051
Writer:Ben Acker, Heath Corson
Art:Dan McDaid
Genre:Superhero, Science Fiction
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
ON SALE DATE:May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:THE PERFECT JUMPING-ON POINT FOR NEW READERS! Join Flash Gordon, TWO Phantoms, Mandrake the Magician, and Prince Valiant on a disastrous intergalactic rescue mission! All they have to do is defeat a limitless alien armada and NOT get eaten by a space jungle. Brought to you by the innumerable talents of Ben Acker (The Thrilling Adventure Hour), Heath Corson (Bizarro), and Dan McDaid (Judge Dredd)!
 
NOTE: KINGS QUEST #1 Cover E Worley “Subscription” is only available to comic shop subscribers and limited to initial orders.
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR F 10-COPY MCDAID B&W INCV”)For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Dan McDaid “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130247513 01061
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #2: (“CVR G 20-COPY LAU B&W INCV”)For every 20 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jonathan Lau “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130247513 01071
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #3: (“CVR H 25-COPY WORLEY B&W INCV”)For every 25 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Colton Worley “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130247513 01081

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 
 
 
 
 
 

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2) THE KING COLLECTION Trade Paperback
SKU:C1606908731
ISBN-13:978-1-60690-873-0
Price:$49.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Darwyn Cooke
Writer:Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, Roger Langridge, Paul Tobin, Nate Cosby, Ben McCool, Brian Clevinger, Jeff Parker
Art:Richard Case, Ryan Cody, Felipe Cunha, Lee Ferguson, Tadd Galusha, Scott Godlewski, Sandy Jarrell, Marc Laming, Ivan Rodriguez, Ron Salas, Brent Schoonover, Jeremy Treece
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Softcover
Page Count:496 pages
Caution Code:C: 0-1-2
ON SALE DATE:5/18
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:When Ming the Merciless launched an all-out assault on planet Earth, the colorful band of heroes known as Kings Watch led the resistance… and triumphed! Now, across the cosmos, in the dark corners of our very planet, and even throughout time, Earth's defenders continue the mission, separate and yet together in spirit! Flash Gordon, Dale Arden, Dr. Zarkov, Mandrake the Magician, Jungle Jim, Lothar (in his identity as the new Phantom), and Prince Valiant join friends new and old to face the combined forces of Ming and the all-new, all-deadly Cobra!
 
 
Reviews:
·         "Smart, compelling and the creative team is crafty in their execution." - Unleash The Fanboy
·         "A very modern take on Flash and everyone else." - Comics: The Gathering
·         "An unrivaled success... The art is on fire." - Rhymes With Geek
·         "As fresh and entertaining as it’s ever been with a modern sensibility." - Geeks Worldwide
·         "Brisk pace and unabashed love for adventure." - Coming Up Comics
·         "The spirit of Mandrake is truly hypnotic." - Geek Sushi
·         "A book that screams 'good time' and (is) worth picking up." - Major Spoilers
·         "A very pure and respectful homage to the source material." - ComicWow!
 
 
 
 

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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment
Credit: Dynamite Entertainment

3) SMOSH #1 (OF 6)
SKU:C72513024752001011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A:Franco Viglino
UPC:725130247520 01011
Cover B:Yale Stewart
UPC:725130247520 01021
Cover C:Jerry Gaylord “May the Fourth”
UPC:725130247520 01031
Writer:Michael McDermott, Yale Stewart
Art:Franco Viglino, Yale Stewart
Genre:Media Tie-In, Humor
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
ON SALE DATE:May 4

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: SMOSH, the Kings of YouTube Comedy, now bring their wildly popular brand of humor to comics! Behold, the Super Virgin Squad! Gathered together in the V-Cave, a converted Cold War-era survivalist bomb shelter and secret suburban headquarters, this group of unique individuals channel their sexual frustration into superhuman abilities to defend the physically weak, the socially awkward... the geekiest among us! Billy, Paulie, and Stevie's latest mission? To save one of their moms from the presumably slimy seductions of a website swinger! Quick, virgins... to the Chastity Cycle! Also, as a special back-up story, it's That Damn Neighbor! Benny Jean and Cletus just want to drink beer and admire their lawn flamingo, but the weirdo next door will not be ignored!
 
With over 9 billion views and 38 million combined subscribers on YouTube, and 31 million social followers, SMOSH has one of the strongest digital footprints of any media brand in existence today.  Based on the strength of this audience, SMOSH has also seen multiple chart-topping musical endeavors, record-setting channel spin-offs and top-selling mobile and gaming apps, with more than two million downloads to date. And, in Summer 2015, the brand released its first feature length film SMOSH: The Movie which debuted at #1 on the iTunes comedy chart. SMOSH’s Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox also became the first digital stars to be immortalized in wax by the world famous Madame Tussauds.
 
 
3a) SMOSH #1 (OF 6) BLANK AUTHENTIX EDITION
SKU:C72513024752001041
Price: $10.00
Rating:Teen +
Cover C Blank Authentix: N/A
Writer:Michael Mcdermott, Yale Stewart
Art:Franco Viglino, Yale Stewart
Genre:Media Tie-In, Humor
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130247520 01041
ON SALE DATE:May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:The Blank Authentix Edition – available only as a variant for the first issue of SMOSH #1– features the same great story, but with a blank cover that you can get your favorite artist to draw!
 
SMOSH, the Kings of YouTube Comedy, now bring their wildly popular brand of humor to comics! Behold, the Super Virgin Squad! Gathered together in the V-Cave, a converted Cold War-era survivalist bomb shelter and secret suburban headquarters, this group of unique individuals channel their sexual frustration into superhuman abilities to defend the physically weak, the socially awkward... the geekiest among us! Billy, Paulie, and Stevie's latest mission? To save one of their moms from the presumably slimy seductions of a website swinger! Quick, virgins... to the Chastity Cycle! Also, as a special back-up story, it's That Damn Neighbor! Benny Jean and Cletus just want to drink beer and admire their lawn flamingo, but the weirdo next door will not be ignored!
 
With over 9 billion views and 38 million combined subscribers on YouTube, and 31 million social followers, SMOSH has one of the strongest digital footprints of any media brand in existence today.  Based on the strength of this audience, SMOSH has also seen multiple chart-topping musical endeavors, record-setting channel spin-offs and top-selling mobile and gaming apps, with more than two million downloads to date. And, in Summer 2015, the brand released its first feature length film SMOSH: The Movie which debuted at #1 on the iTunes comedy chart. SMOSH’s Anthony Padilla and Ian Hecox also became the first digital stars to be immortalized in wax by the world famous Madame Tussauds.
 
 
 
 

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4) GOLD KEY: ALLIANCE #2 (OF 5)
SKU:C72513024648602011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A:Felipe Massafera
Writer:Phil Hester
Art:Brent Peeples
Genre:Superhero, Science Fiction
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130246486 02011
ON SALE DATE:May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:The Gold Key universe is here! A sinister force casts its shadow over our world, from Turok's dinosaur game preserve, to Samson's metropolitan slums, to Dr. Solar's African relief mission, to Magnus' war-torn duty station. Will this unseen hand unite the legendary heroes, or divide them? Story by Eisner-nominee Phil Hester (Green Arrow, Wonder Woman, Mythic) and art by sensational newcomer Brent Peeples (Last of the Greats, Green Hornet: Legenderry)!
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 15-COPY MASSAFERA VIRGIN INCV”)For every 15 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Felipe Massafera “Virgin” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130246486 02021
 
 
 
 

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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment

5) XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS #2
SKU:C72513024649302011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Jenny Frison (90%), Tony Fleecs (10%)
Writer:Genevieve Valentine
Art:Ariel Medel
Genre:Fantasy, Media Tie-In
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130246493 02011
ON SALE DATE:May 11
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:The fight is on! Xena and Gabrielle battle for their lives against the Harpies, who quickly reveal themselves to be more than they seem – but what happens when Gabrielle finds herself trapped between the past and the future?
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“10-COPY FRISON VIRGIN INCV”)For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jenny Frison “Virgin Art” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130246493 02021
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #2: (“25-COPY FLEECS VIRGIN INCV”)For every 25 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Tony Fleecs “Virgin Art” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130246493 02031
 
 
 
 

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6) A TRAIN CALLED LOVE #8 (OF 10)
SKU:C72513024060608011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Mature
Cover A:Russ Braun
Writer:Garth Ennis
Art:Mark Dos Santos
Genre:Crime, Romance
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130240606 08011
ON SALE DATE:May 11
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:The full extent of Mr. Monsta's empire staggers even Gustav Schmitt, but Myles and Valerie remain undaunted – driven by their own peculiar brand of divine intervention. Penny ponders the fickle nature of love, while things begin to get better for Mike – and worse for Marv, whose pride leads him down a very foolish road indeed…
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY BRAUN B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Russ Braun “Black & White” cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC:725130240606 08021
 
 
 
 

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7) ALICE COOPER VS. CHAOS Trade Paperback
SKU:C1606908812
ISBN-13:978-1-60690-881-5
Price:$19.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Joyce Chin
Writer:Tim Seeley, Jim Terry
Art:Jim Terry
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Softcover
Page Count:144 pages
Caution Code:C: 0-1-2
ON SALE DATE:5/4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:It's the ultimate heavy metal crossover, as rock n' roll legend Alice Cooper crosses paths with the fiends of the Chaos! Comics universe! When bizarre dreams plague Evil Ernie, Chastity, and Purgatori, they put aside their bitter rivalries to hunt down the Lord of Nightmares... Alice Cooper himself. However, the sinister showman no longer holds dominion over the night. Something evil has bastardized the Dream Probe, a tool once used to treat Ernest Fairchild's mental illness, to spread rampant fear.... something with deadly venom, malevolent kin, and a reach that coils around the world. It's up to Alice Cooper and his unlikely allies to save the sanity of (and then blow the minds of) metalheads everywhere!
 
 
Reviews:
·         "An event of truly epic proportions." - ComicWow!
·         "I loved every damn second of (this) gloriously insane crossover event." - The Big Comic Page
·         "The artwork is superb." - Graphic Policy
·         "Alice Cooper continues to reign." - The Big Glasgow Comic Page
 
 
 
 

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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment

8) ARMY OF DARKNESS: FURIOUS ROAD #3 (OF 5)
SKU:C72513024590803011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A:Gabriel Hardman
Writer:Nancy A. Collins
Art:Kewber Baal
Genre:Horror, Media Tie-In
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130245908 03011
ON SALE DATE:May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Ash is neck-deep in family drama when Dr. Talisha is discovered dead of an apparent vampire attack, leading to an angry confrontation between Eva, the Daughter of Dracula, and her estranged father. Can the delicate truce between the humans and their monstrous protectors withstand such bloodshed and betrayal – or is this truly the end for them all?
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY HARDMAN B&W INCV”)For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Gabriel Hardman “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130245908 03021
 
 
 
 

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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment
Credit: Dynamite Entertainment

9) BOB'S BURGERS ONGOING #11
SKU:C72513023359211011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen +
Cover A: Ryan Mattos

UPC:725130233592 11011 Cover B: Luke Ashworth
UPC:725130233592 11021 Writer: Brian Hall, Rachel Hastings

Art:Anthony Aguinaldo, Marcelo Benavides, Maggie Harbaugh, Anthony Imperato, Hector Reynoso
Genre:Humor, Media Tie-In
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count: 32 pages
ON SALE DATE: May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Ding! Order up for a new issue of the Bob’s Burgers Comic Book. Louise’s video game adventure comes to an end; Jack (Louise) faces off against a Gene-ish giant in Jack and the Gene-stalk, Part 2; and Tina tells a dance-filled drama about the fate of a famous ship and an almost-as-famous iceberg. Everyone loves Bob’s Burgers, the fan-favorite animated sitcom that airs on Fox television with other hits such as The Simpsons and Family Guy!
 
 
 
 

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10) DEJAH THORIS #4
SKU:C72513024475804011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A:NEN
Writer:Frank J. Barbiere
Art: Francesco Manna
Genre:Science Fiction, Fantasy
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130244758 04011
ON SALE DATE:May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Having taken command of an elite unit in the People’s Army of Barsoom, Dejah ventures into the badlands to search for secrets of her past. But when her unit is captured by powerful enemies, she must truly learn what it means to be a leader or suffer the consequences! An all-new chapter in the life of Dejah Thoris continues from the creative team of Frank J. Barbiere and Francesco Manna.
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY NEN B&W INCV”)For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a NEN “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130244758 04021
 
 
 
 

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11) JOHN CARTER: WARLORD OF MARS VOL. 2: MAN-MADE MONSTER Trade Paperback
SKU:C1606908138
ISBN-13:978-1-60690-813-6
Price:$19.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Abhishek Malsuni
Writer:Ron Marz, Ian Edgington
Art:Ariel Medel
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Softcover
Page Count:224 pages
Caution Code:C: 0-1-2
ON SALE DATE:5/18
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:John Carter, a hero of the American Civil War now at home on Mars, has survived the Kahori invasion alongside his beloved princess, Dejah Thoris. As the capital city of Helium rebuilds, the loving couple leave for the outlands to recuperate... but rest and relaxation are not in their future. All across Barsoom, sinister forces conspire against them. From savage Warhoon raiding parties to the artificial (and lovelorn) beast known as the Hormad, from the god-like sand spirit Jartak to the last of the world-conquering White Martians, the most evil creatures to ever walk the Red Planet stalk forth from the shadows to challenge the Warlord of Mars!
 
 
Reviews:
·         "A top notch creative team that absolutely works diligently month in and month out to create a Barsoom experience." - SnapPow.com
·         "An excellent jumping-in point to one of Burroughs' greatest creations and one of Dynamite's best titles." - SciFi Pulse
·         "Grand fun!" - Fandom Post
·         "The art is always top notch." - Comics: The Gathering
 
 
 
 

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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment

12) DEVOLUTION #5 (OF 5)
SKU:C72513024365205011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Mature
Cover A:Jae Lee
Writer:Rick Remender
Art:Jonathan Wayshak, Jordan Boyd (Colorist)
Genre:Science Fiction
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130243652 05011
ON SALE DATE:May 25
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:The last humans on Earth face Neanderthal hordes and the bastards who started this whole mess. Can there be a solution? A death. A compromise. A lie. The big twist comes. Check out the thrilling series finale from Rick Remender (Black Science, Deadly Class), self-described as “a heavy dose of high-octane action, character drama, a world of strange reverse mutations, and social commentary – as we follow the last tribe of humans inoculated from the devolution agent as they set out on a desperate journey to try to find a way to re-evolve life on Earth."
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY LEE B&W INCV”)For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jae Lee “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130243652 05021
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR C 20-COPY LEE VIRGIN INCV”)For every 20 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jae Lee “Virgin” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130243652 05031
 
 
 
 

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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment
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15) GRUMPY CAT & POKEY #4 (OF 6)
SKU:C72513024476504011
Price:$3.99
Rating:All Ages
Cover A:Michelle Nguyen
UPC:725130244765 04011
Cover B:Billy Martin
UPC:725130244765 04021
Cover C:Ken Haeser
UPC:725130244765 04031
Writer:Ben McCool, Elliott Serrano, Royal McGraw
Art:Steve Uy, Ken Haeser, Michelle Nguyen
Genre:Comedy, Media Tie-In
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
ON SALE DATE:May 18
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:When Pokey suggests a game of hide-and-seek in the woods, Grumpy Cat declines; anything involving effort is totally out of the question! But Pokey raises the stakes, offering his sullen sister a hearty stash of treats if she’s able to find him. In no time at all, though... Grumpy Cat gets lost! Will a traveling sideshow bring joy to the curmudgeonly kitty? Also, inspired by the mirthless beast from holiday tradition, Grumpy recounts the age-old legend of the fearsome feline known as "Grumpus"!
 
 
 
 

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16) JIM BUTCHER’S THE DRESDEN FILES: WILD CARD #2 (OF 6)
SKU:C72513024652302011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A Main:Carlos Gomez
Writer:Jim Butcher, Mark Powers
Art:Carlos Gomez
Genre:Fantasy, Action/Adventure
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130246523 02011
ON SALE DATE:May 18
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:A mysterious supernatural threat has invaded the Windy City, commanding the attention of Harry Dresden. Yeah, yeah — what else is new? Well, this one seems to be able to instantaneously extract the life force of its victims… a very rare ability that compels Harry to seek an audience with Lara Raith, head of House Raith and the White Court. Meanwhile, another powerful Chicago faction is targeted…
 
 
 
 

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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment

17) LORDS OF THE JUNGLE #3 (OF 6)
SKU:C72513024591503011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A:Felipe Massafera
UPC:725130245915 03011
Cover B:Roberto Castro
UPC:725130245915 03021
Writer:Corinna Bechko
Art:Roberto Castro
Genre:Fantasy, Action/Adventure
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
ON SALE DATE:May 18
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:London of 1937 doesn't feel much like home to Sheena, but that doesn't stop her from bringing a bit of the wild with her into the city. Meanwhile, Tarzan has problems of his own, and the chaos that Sheena seems to attract just might get Jane killed! These two forces of nature have learned to respect each other, but can they join forces for long enough to accomplish each of their goals… or will the course of history be altered forever?
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR C 10-COPY CASTRO B&W INCV”)For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Roberto Castro “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130245915 03031
 
 
 
 

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18) MASKS 2 Trade Paperback
SKU:C1606908774
ISBN-13:978-1-60690-877-8
Price:$24.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Butch Guice
Writer:Cullen Bunn
Art:Eman Casallos
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Softcover
Page Count:232 pages
Caution Code:C: 0-1-2
ON SALE DATE:5/11
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:The Shadow. The Green Hornet and Kato. Black Terror. The Spider. Peter Cannon, Thunderbolt. Miss Fury. These are just a few of the masked vigilantes drawn into a mystery that spans the decades. Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's infamous short story and able to kill thousands of people in mere seconds, the Red Death hosts a bizarre masquerade across the 1930s, 1970s, modern day, and beyond, exposing her hapless victims to plague and threatening a legacy of costumed heroes. Over a dozen crime-fighters must risk their lives, hurling themselves into the time stream, to halt the madwoman's bloodbath!
 
 
Reviews:
·         "Greatly exceeded expectations." - Pop Culture Uncovered
·         "Explosive opening (and) intense character interaction." - Unleash the Fanboy
·         "Intense action." - The Big Glasgow Comic Page
·         "A tantalising tale... as the creative team gives us a dynamic and unique look into the world of pulp." - SnapPow.com
 
 
 
 

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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment

19) MISS FURY VOL. 2 #2
SKU:C72513024650902011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A:Tula Lotay
UPC:725130246509 02011
Cover B:Jonathan Lau
UPC:725130246509 02021
Writer:Corinna Bechko
Art:Jonathan Lau
Genre:Superhero
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
ON SALE DATE:May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Marla is drawn deeper into the mystery surrounding the missing ship plans even as she comes to grips with her own troubled past. But who – or what – is stalking her through the snowy streets of New York? As friends are unmasked, enemies circle… leaving Marla's alter ego Miss Fury all alone to fight a foe she can barely comprehend!
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR C 15-COPY LAU B&W INCV”)For every 15 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jonathan Lau “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130246509 02031
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #2: (“CVR D 25-COPY LAU VIRGIN INCV”)For every 25 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jonathan Lau “Virgin Art” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130246509 02041
 
 
 
 

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20) RED SONJA VOL. 3 #5
SKU:C72513024366905011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A:Marguerite Sauvage
Writer:Marguerite Bennett
Art: Aneke
Genre:Fantasy
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130243669 05011
ON SALE DATE:May 18
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Hyrkania explodes into civil war – with Sonja leading the rebellion against the king she once loved! King Savas imprisons Midyan in his lair as the desperate rebels hunt for a creature out of legend to come to their aid...
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY SAUVAGE B&W INCV”)For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Marguerite Sauvage “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130243669 05021
 
 
 
 
Offered Again:
 
DEC158487          RED SONJA VOL 3 #1 2ND PTG                                                                                    $3.99
 
 
 
 

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21) SHAFT: IMITATION OF LIFE #4 (OF 4)
SKU:C72513024477204011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Mature
Cover A:Matthew Clark
Writer:David F. Walker
Art:Dietrich Smith
Genre:Crime, Action/Adventure
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130244772 04011
ON SALE DATE:May 11
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:The only thing John Shaft wanted was a simple case, one where no one got hurt or killed. He figured working as a consultant on a low budget film would be easy money. He was wrong… dead wrong.
 
 
 
 

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22) THE TWILIGHT ZONE: THE SHADOW #2 (OF 4)
SKU:C72513024651602011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A Main:Francesco Francavilla
Writer:David Avallone
Art:Dave Acosta
Genre:Science Fiction, Crime Noir
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130246516 02011
ON SALE DATE:May 18
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Picture if you will: in your own world, you’re a fearsome crime fighter who stalks the night. But you wake up today in another world, where the fearsome crime fighter is just a character you play in a radio show that bears his name. You are no longer a man with a mission, just a 22 year old prodigy with an impressive voice, and a lot of questions… an honored guest who has been invited into… the Twilight Zone.
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY FRANCAVILLA VIRGIN INCV”)For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Francesco Francavilla “Virgin Art” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130246516 02021
 
 
 
 

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23) VAMPIRELLA VOL. 3 #3
SKU:C72513024575503011
Price:$3.99
Rating:Teen +
Cover A:Chrissie Zullo
UPC:725130245755 03011
Cover B:Sergio Davila
UPC:725130245755 03021
Writer:Kate Leth
Art:Eman Casallos
Genre:Horror
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
ON SALE DATE:May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Vampirella and her companions dive into research on the mysterious Slade, with no shortage of trouble in the way – from witches to taxidermy to mutated monsters on the attack, it's one hell of a week for Hollywood's favorite vampire!
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY DAVILA B&W INCV”)For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Sergio Davila “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.
UPC: 725130245755 03031
 
 
 
 

Credit: Dynamite Entertainment

24) VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES VOL. 14 Hardcover
SKU:C1606908693
ISBN-13:978-1-60690-869-3
Price:$49.99
Rating:Mature
Cover:Enrich
Writer:Anton Caravana, Nicola Cuti, Kevin Duane, Archie Goodwin, Scott Hampton, Bruce Jones, Val Lakey, Esteban Maroto, Rich Margopoulos, Timothy Moriarty, Noly Panaligan, Carl Wessler
Art:Auraleon, Luis Bermejo, Laura Buscemi, Enrich, Alfonso Font, Jose Gonzalez, Scott Hampton, Ken Kelly, John Lakey, Val Lakey, Esteban Maroto, Gonzalo Mayo, Jose Ortiz, Leopold Sanchez, Sanjulian, Felix Santos
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Hardcover
Page Count:336 pages
Caution Code:C: 0-1-2
ON SALE DATE:5/25
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Behold the tome of spine-chilling terror and mind-blowing fantasy to haunt your dreams at night... the fourteenth volume of Vampirella Archives! Explore the hidden vaults of the Warren Publishing library with horror hostess extraordinaire Vampirella, thrilling to some of her finest (and most fear-fraught) adventures from yesteryear, plus an intoxicating selection of the era's best horror and science fiction stories. As you face Haitian Voodoo and star beasts, zombie hordes and the Blood Red Queen, you'll witness the storytelling magic of such luminaries as Archie Goodwin, Bruce Jones, Auraleon, Jose Ortiz, Rich Margopoulos, and many more.
 
This edition of Vampirella Archives collects Vampirella Magazine #97-103, and features a wealth of bonus materials from a bygone era, including the "Feary Tales" feature on urban legends, the monthly "Scarlet Letters" column, "Vampi's Vault" of creator biographies and literary reviews, and intact vintage advertisements.
 
 
 
 
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JUL100912           VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 01                                                                           $49.99
AUG100943        VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 02                                                                           $49.99
SEP100932           VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 03                                                                           $49.99
MAR111029        VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 04                                                                           $49.99
APR121012          VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 05                                                                           $49.99
OCT121008          VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 06                                                                           $49.99
NOV128025        VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 07                                                                           $49.99
SEP131135           VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 08                                                                           $49.99
JAN141137          VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 09                                                                           $49.99
MAY141363        VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 10                                                                           $49.99
OCT141395          VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 11                                                                           $49.99
APR151393          VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 12                                                                           $49.99
OCT151358          VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES HC VOL 13                                                                           $49.99
 
 
 
 

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25) WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT #11
SKU:C72513023508411011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen +
Cover A:Eric Powell
Writer:Matt Wagner
Art:Dan Schkade, Brennan Wagner (Colorist)
Genre:Crime Noir, Superhero
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count: 32 pages
UPC: 725130235084 11011
ON SALE DATE: May 25
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:In the penultimate chapter of this critically-acclaimed story arc, the noose tightens as The Spirit’s quest finally leads him to confront Sachet Spice, daughter of the internationally feared criminal mastermind, Mikado Vaas!  A desperate chase brings all parties to the very precipice of disaster.  Meanwhile, Ellen Dolan must deal with both her convalescing father as well as figuring out how to cleanly end things with her former paramour, Archie Shales.  Will Mikado Vaas allow his beloved daughter to suffer prosecution at the hands of Central City law enforcement?  Or will the infamous crime lord take steps to wipe out his former prisoner?  Will Eisner’s The Spirit is one of the hallmarks of the comic art form and his adventures come to life again at the hands of Eisner Award-winning author, Matt Wagner along with the visual team of artist Dan Schkade, colorist Brennan Wagner and the stylish lettering of A Larger World studios.
 
“The chemistry between Matt Wagner, Dan Schkade, Brennan Wagner, and A Larger World Studios couldn’t be any better. They all know how to bring out the emotions of the characters and bring them to life.”   —Bounding Into Comics
 
 
RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY POWELL VIRGIN INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Eric Powell “Virgin Art”variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each!
UPC: 725130235084 11021
 
 
 
 
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MAY158354        WILL EISNER SPIRIT #1 2ND PTG POPE                                                                    $3.99
 
 
 
 
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1) KINGS QUEST #1 (OF 6) RARE MARC LAMING “VIRGIN ART” EDITION
SKU:C72513024751301091
Price:$50.00
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Marc Laming
Writer:Ben Acker, Heath Corson
Art:Dan McDaid
Genre:Superhero, Science Fiction
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130247513 01091
ON SALE DATE:May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Marc Laming brings his perfect interpretation of Earth’s defenders to this gorgeous super-rare cover edition, presented in a “virgin art” style to preserve his artistic skill in all its glory. In this issue, join Flash Gordon, TWO Phantoms, Mandrake the Magician, and Prince Valiant on a disastrous intergalactic rescue mission! All they have to do is defeat a limitless alien armada and NOT get eaten by a space jungle. Brought to you by the innumerable talents of Ben Acker (The Thrilling Adventure Hour), Heath Corson (Bizarro), and Dan McDaid (Judge Dredd)!
 
 
 
 

2) SMOSH #1 (OF 6) RARE JERRY GAYLORD “MAY THE FOURTH - VIRGIN ART” EDITION
SKU:C72513024752001051
Price:$50.00
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Jerry Gaylord
Writer:Michael Mcdermott, Yale Stewart
Art:Franco Viglino, Yale Stewart
Genre:Media Tie-In, Humor
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130247520 01051
ON SALE DATE:May 4

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Since SMOSH #1 hits stores on the same day as the annual “May the Fourth” celebration of a Galaxy Far, Far Away, Dynamite proudly commissioned a Jerry Gaylord cover that serves to parody the classic sci-fi film with SMOSH sensations Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla! Hardcore fans – enjoy the fantastic artwork with this super-rare “Virgin Art” edition (hey – that makes sense with the “Super Virgin Squad” story inside, doesn’t it?)!
 
 
 
 
3) BOB'S BURGERS ONGOING #11 RARE RYAN MATTOS “VIRGIN ART” EDITION
SKU:C72513023359211031
Price: $50.00
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating:Teen +
Cover: Ryan Mattos

Writer:Brian Hall, Rachel Hastings

Art:Anthony Aguinaldo, Marcelo Benavides, Maggie Harbaugh, Anthony Imperato, Hector Reynoso
Genre:Humor, Media Tie-In
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count: 32 pages
UPC: 725130233592 11031
ON SALE DATE: May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:To satisfy the appetite of Bob’s Burgers fans everywhere, Dynamite is proud to offer this super-rare “Virgin Art” variant edition featuring a playful concept by artist Ryan Mattos! In this issue, Louise’s video game adventure comes to an end; Jack (Louise) faces off against a Gene-ish giant in Jack and the Gene-stalk, Part 2; and Tina tells a dance-filled drama about the fate of a famous ship and an almost-as-famous iceberg. Everyone loves Bob’s Burgers, the fan-favorite animated sitcom that airs on Fox television with other hits such as The Simpsons and Family Guy!
 
 
 
 

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4) DEJAH THORIS #4 RARE NEN “VIRGIN ART” EDITION
SKU:C72513024475804031
Price:$50.00
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating:Teen +
Cover:NEN
Writer:Frank J. Barbiere
Art: Francesco Manna
Genre:Science Fiction, Fantasy
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130244758 04031
ON SALE DATE:May 4

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Fan-favorite cover artist NEN proudly displays her fantastic and unique vision of the Princess of Mars in its complete intricate detail on this super-rare Virgin Art variant edition! In this issue, Dejah takes command of an elite unit in the People’s Army of Barsoom and ventures into the badlands to search for secrets of her past. But when her unit is captured by powerful enemies, she must truly learn what it means to be a leader or suffer the consequences! An all-new chapter in the life of Dejah Thoris continues from the creative team of Frank J. Barbiere and Francesco Manna.
 
 
 
 
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SKU:C72513024591503041
Price:$50.00
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Felipe Massafera
Writer:Corinna Bechko
Art:Roberto Castro
Genre:Fantasy, Action/Adventure
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130245915 03041
ON SALE DATE:May 18
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Rising superstar painter Felipe Massafera provides this gorgeous depiction of exotic jungle action icons Sheena and Tarzan on this super-rare “Virgin Art” variant edition. In this issue, Sheena may not feel at home in London of 1937… but that doesn't stop her from bringing a bit of the wild with her into the city. Meanwhile, Tarzan has problems of his own, and the chaos that Sheena seems to attract just might get Jane killed! These two forces of nature have learned to respect each other, but can they join forces for long enough to accomplish each of their goals… or will the course of history be altered forever?
 
 
 
 
6) MISS FURY VOL. 2 #2 RARE TULA LOTAY “VIRGIN ART” EDITION
SKU:C72513024650902051
Price:$50.00
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Tula Lotay
Writer:Corinna Bechko
Art:Jonathan Lau
Genre:Superhero
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC: 725130246509 02051
ON SALE DATE:May 4
 
MARKETING DESCRIPTION:Tula Lotay’s gorgeous interpretation of the Golden Age heroine is celebrated in this super-rare “Virgin Art” variant edition, unblemished by pesky trade dressing! Marla is drawn deeper into the mystery surrounding the missing ship plans even as she comes to grips with her own troubled past. But who – or what – is stalking her through the snowy streets of New York? As friends are unmasked, enemies circle… leaving Marla's alter ego Miss Fury all alone to fight a foe she can barely comprehend!
 
 
 
 
7) RED SONJA VOL. 3 #5 RARE MARGUERITE SAUVAGE “VIRGIN ART” EDITION
SKU:C72513024366905031
Price:$50.00
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Marguerite Sauvage
Writer:Marguerite Bennett
Art: Aneke
Genre:Fantasy
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130243669 05031
ON SALE DATE:May 18

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells) provides this intense cover artwork to the latest issue of the redesigned Red Sonja’s adventures, available here as a super-rare “Virgin Art” variant! In this issue, Hyrkania explodes into civil war – with Sonja leading the rebellion against the king she once loved! King Savas imprisons Midyan in his lair as the desperate rebels hunt for a creature out of legend to come to their aid...
 
 
 
 
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SKU:C72513024575503041
Price:$50.00
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating:Teen +
Cover:Chrissie Zullo
Writer:Kate Leth
Art:Eman Casallos
Genre:Horror
Publication Date:May 2016
Format:Comic Book
Page Count:32 pages
UPC:725130245755 03041
ON SALE DATE:May 4

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Chrissie Zullo, whose covers to Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love (among other titles) captured the hearts and minds of comic-lovers everywhere, celebrates the new era of Vampirella with this super-rare "Virgin Art" cover edition! In this issue, Vampirella and her companions dive into research on the mysterious Slade, with no shortage of trouble in the way – from witches to taxidermy to mutated monsters on the attack, it's one hell of a week for Hollywood's favorite vampire!
 

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