Dynamite Entertainment MAY 2010 Solicitations

Dynamite Entertainment MAY 2010 Solicits

DYNAMITE MAY 2010 SOLICITS

KEVIN SMITH’S GREEN HORNET #3

Written by KEVIN SMITH          

Art by JONATHAN LAU          

Covers by ALEX ROSS (50%), JOHN CASSADAY (50%), JOE BENITEZ (1-in-10 chase cover) & STEPHEN SEGOVIA (1-in-25 chase cover)

1-in-25 retailer incentive black, white & green cover by JOHN CASSADAY

1-in-50 retailer incentive black, white & green cover by ALEX ROSS

Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #3 green foil cover by ALEX ROSS

32 pages $3.99

This is the one you WILL NOT WANT TO MISS! The stunning final pages of this issue will have fans talking for the rest of the year… and beyond!

Join writer Kevin Smith, artist Jonathan Lau and a host of talented cover artists (Ross, Cassaday, Segovia and Benitez!) as they unveil the next generation of The Green Hornet, Kato, and the mysterious Black Hornet! The Black Hornet is the Green Hornet's GREATEST foe!  Will the original Green Hornet rise up to fight again for justice? Where has Kato been all this time? Who is the mysterious and beautiful Mulan? Three will LIVE! One will DIE! For Good! Find out all of this and more in this very issue!

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Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet #3 Alex Ross green foil cover

John Cassaday Black, White & Green cover signed by John Cassaday

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PRESENTED FOR THE FIRST TIME: KEVIN SMITH’S GREEN HORNET #1 GREEN FOIL COVER

Best Shots Extra: GREEN HORNET STRIKES!
Best Shots Extra: GREEN HORNET STRIKES!
THE GREEN HORNET STRIKES! #1

Written by BRETT MATTHEWS          

Art by ARIEL PADILLA          

Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

1-in-25 retailer incentive black, white & green cover by JOHN CASSADAY

1-in-50 retailer incentive negative art cover by JOHN CASSADAY

32 pages $3.99

WHO IS THE GREEN HORNET? A hero? A criminal? He doesn't even know, himself...

In a near future where the financial crisis has not been resolved, Chicago is more corrupt than ever. The rich are few and wield unimaginable power and influence. The poor are countless and live without hope. Gangs vie for control of the streets. Heroes have long been forgotten...

Until now. Witness the birth of a new GREEN HORNET in THE GREEN HORNET STRIKES! #1

An ultimate tale in the making, THE GREEN HORNET STRIKES! Features the writing of acclaimed Lone Ranger scribe Brett Matthews, cover artist John

Cassaday and interior artist Ariel Padilla!

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Signed (regular cover) by Brett Matthews

Dynamite Authentix (blank) cover

Dynamite Authentix cover signed and remarked by artist Ariel Padilla

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KATO ORIGINS #1: WAY OF THE NINJA

Written by JAI NITZ

Art by COLTON WORLEY,

Cover by COLTON WORLEY & FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (1-in-10 chase cover)

1-in-25 retailer incentive “Vintage” cover by COLTON WORLEY

1-in-50 retailer incentive “Vintage” cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA

Dynamite debuts an all-new Kato series, set during the earliest adventures of the original Green Hornet and his faithful sidekick!

Early 1942, just months after Pearl Harbor, a police detective knocks on Britt Reid's door.  He’s looking for Kato.  There’s been a murder in the small Korean

section of town.  They want Kato's help with the locals.  They find a murder crime scene and their detective instincts kick in.  They piece together the crime until they find a single Japanese character written in blood.  It reads "coward".

So begins the Dynamite tale, from writer Jai Nitz, artist Colton (THE COMPLETE DRACULA) Worley and cover artists Worley and Francesco Francavilla!

32 pages FC  .$3.99

Also Available:

Signed and remarked (regular cover) by artist Colton Worley

Rare “Spot Color” Variant - MSRP will be $50.00, but available at a limited, introductory price (allocations will occur)

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KEVIN SMITH’S KATO #2

Written by ANDE PARKS

Art by ALÉ GARZA

Main cover by JOE BENITEZ, ALÉ GARZA (1-in-10 chase cover) & JOHNNY D. (1-in-25 chase cover)

1-in-25 retailer incentive black, white & green cover by ALÉ GARZA

1-in-50 retailer incentive black, white & green cover by JOE BENITEZ

The second issue exploring the days just before the ongoing Dynamite Green Hornet series (by writer Kevin Smith!). Join writer Ande Parks as he tells a tale of loves lost and ultimate revenge featuring the original Kato, his daughter and the mysterious Black Hornet!

32 pages FC 

Also Available: Alé Garza Signed and remarked edition

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THE GREEN HORNET: YEAR ONE #2

Written by MATT WAGNER

Art by AARON CAMPBELL

Main Cover by JOHN CASSADAY & FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (1-in-10 chase cover)

1-in-25 retailer incentive black, white & green cover by JOHN CASSADAY

1-in-50 retailer incentive negative art cover by JOHN CASSADAY

32 pages $3.99

The earliest days of the original Green Hornet and his faithful sidekick Kato continue under the masterful hand of writer Matt Wagner and artist Aaron Campbell! Follow the two as they move into the pages of history and form the ultimate crime-fighting duo!

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Signed by award-winning writer Matt Wagner

Rare “spot color” variant

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PROJECT SUPERPOWERS: CHAPTER TWO #11

Written by ALEX ROSS & JIM KRUEGER

Art by EDGAR SALAZAR (main story) & DOUG KLAUBA (origin story)

Main cover by ALEX ROSS & STEPHEN SADOWSKI (1-in-10 chase cover)

1-in-25 retailer incentive negative art cover by ALEX ROSS

32 pages $2.99

This is it! The penultimate issue of PROJECT SUPERPOWERS! Witness the terrible resurrection of the Claw and the ultimate fate of Zeus as our reborn heroes

struggle with the challenges of their very existence and place in this strange new world!

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PROJECT SUPERPOWERS: CHAPTER TWO #11 CHARITY EDITION COVER

A special cover of PROJECT SUPERPOWERS in which every sale goes to help out the charitable efforts of our good friend Mark Millar!

$29.99

BLACK TERROR #11

Written by ALEX ROSS & PHIL HESTER

Art by WAGNER REIS

Covers by ALEX ROSS & WAGNER REIS (1-in-10 chase cover)

1-in-25 negarive art chase cover by ALEX ROSS

32 pages $3.50

Writer Phil Hester takes the Terror on a thrilling new adventure, joined by new story artist Wagner Reiss and all under the watchful eye of mastermind Alex Ross! Featuring the ultimate exploration of the one-man power-house that is the Black Terror!

HOWARD CHAYKIN’S BLACK KISS HARDCOVER

Story, art and cover by HOWARD CHAYKIN

136 page B&W hardcover $24.99

Howard Chaykin’s Black Kiss is hardboiled, erotic tour-de-force now available from Dynamite Comics in a remastered hardcover edition!

Originally published in 1988 Black Kiss became one of the most controversial North American comics of the late 1980s, with living legend Howard Chaykin amping up the sex and violence to levels never seen before – and still shocking and titillating today!

Featuring all 12 issues of the series, overseen by Chaykin and remastered for today’s discerning comic book consumer!

Suggested for Adults only.

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Signed and remarked by Howard Chaykin

THE BOYS #42

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Art and cover by DARICK ROBERTSON

32 pages $2.99

Things get serious as MM takes a terrible risk, setting him on a collision course with Butcher- whose own suspicions about Hughie grow stronger by the minute. Annie ponders whether honesty is really the best policy, Superduper lay down the law with team leader Malchemical, and someone quite unexpected drops in on Hughie from above... in the penultimate episode of "The Innocents".

Suggested for mature readers.

BATTLEFIELDS VOL. 4: HAPPY VALLEY TRADE PAPERBACK

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Art by PJ HOLDEN    

Cover by GARRY LEACH

80 page trade paperback $12.99

Dynamite Entertainment is proud to present the return of the acclaimed

BATTLEFIELDS series by writer Garth Ennis!

England, January 1942: young Australian Ken Harding arrives at his first operational squadron, keen to play his part in the aerial attack on Germany as the commander of a bomber crew. Losses have been high and life expectancy is low, but Ken remains undaunted- until he meets his crew, a foulmouthed, battle-hardened bunch with no time for new boys who can't stand the pace. Together, they must take the war to the enemy over the most heavily-defended region of the Third Reich- the industrial heartland of the Ruhr, known to the men who face the flak and nightfighters as Happy Valley

BATTLEFIELDS #6 (of 9): THE FIREFLY AND HIS MAJESTY PART 3

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Art by CARLOS EZQUERRA    

Cover by GARRY LEACH

32 pages $3.50

Sergeant Stiles' hatred of the Nazis has got him right where he wants to be: sitting behind a high-velocity cannon with a mighty German tank in his sights. But Tigers are never more dangerous than when they're cornered, and the Panzer crew will be only too happy to take their enemies with them. The cat and mouse battle is fought to the finish, as the second Battlefields arc concludes with a bang.

Suggested for mature readers.

JIM BUTCHER’S THE DRESDEN FILES: STORM FRONT VOL. 2 #2

Written by MARK POWERS

Art and cover by ADRIAN SYAF

32 pages $3.99

Now that Harry's the prime suspect in the killings he was charged to solve, even his best friend doesn't trust him.  And it could cost Lt. Murphy her life!  Can Harry reach her in time?

The Dresden Files: Storm Front rolls on with its hallmark mix of mystery and adventure that made Jim Butcher's novels a smash hit!

Covers pending licensor approval

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STARGATE: VALA MAL DORAN #1

Written by BRANDON JERWA

Art by CEZAR RAZEK

Main cover by BRETT BOOTH (50%), BRIAN ROOD (25%)  & CHASEN GRIESHOP (25%)

1-in-25 retailer incentive black & white cover by BRETT BOOTH

32 pages $3.99

Dynamite opens the Stargate and kicks things off with writer Brandon (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA) Jerwa and Cezar (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA) Razek and featuring the sexiest star of the Stargate franchise – Vala Mal Doran (played by the incomparable Claudia Black)!

We start our story during the years when Vala was acting as a free agent in the intergalactic underworld.  While the ever-growing Lucian Alliance attempts to recruit her, Vala puts together an Ocean’s Eleven-style team of freelancers (though her team numbers around 5 people) to help her track down a mysterious sentient plant believed to be a source of great power.

Featuring an introduction by Claudia Black!!

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BUCK ROGERS #12

Written by SCOTT BEATTY

Art by CARLOS RAFAEL

Covers by CARLOS RAFAEL (75%) & JOHN WATSON (25%)

32 pages $3.50

Concluding “Moonfall” part 2 (of 2) - Buck and his allies have discovered that the greatest threat to Earth is not aliens or warring city-states, but from a Lunar “separatist” colony that has the most dangerous (and simplest) weapon ever devised: Rocks THE GRAND FINALE TO THE SERIES!!

DEAN KOONTZ’S FEAR NOTHING VOL. 1 TRADE PAPERBACK

Written by DEAN KOONTZ w/ GRANT ALTER & DEREK RUIZ

Art by BIB GILL    

Cover by NA

128 page trade paperback $14.99

Fear Nothing tells the story of 28-year-old oddball hero Christopher Snow, who lives in the city of Moonlight Bay, California, along with his hyper-intelligent dog Orson, his best surfing buddy Bobby and his late-night deejay girlfriend Sasha.  Snow has XP—xeroderma pigmentosum—a very rare genetic affliction that forces him to avoid light at all costs, and will likely give him cancer later in life.  His parents died under mysterious circumstances and he’s now being stalked by the shadowy characters who want Snow to stop trying to find out how they died--or else they'll bump off his remaining loved ones.

NOTE: Advance-solicit. In stores July 2010

PATRICIA BRIGGS’ ALPHA & OMEGA: CRY WOLF VOL. 1 #1

Written by PATRICIA BRIGGS w/ DAVID LAWRENCE

Art by JORDAN GUNDERSON    Cover by BRETT BOOTH

1-in-10 black & white chase cover by BRETT BOOTH

32 pages $3.99

Anna never suspected that werewolves exist, till the night she became one herself!  A rare Omega wolf, for three long years she's kept her head down at the bottom of the pack, learning to trust no one.  Now, Anna's caught the eye of a powerful Alpha wolf, who recognizes her true value as a member of the pack.  

Cry Wolf is the latest series of supernatural adventure by New York Times best selling fantasy author Patricia Briggs.  Set in the same world as her popular Mercy Thompson novels, it's sure to be a hit with fans old and new!

Covers pending licensor approval

THE EXPENDABLES #1 (OF 4)

Written by CHUCK DIXON

Art by ESTEVE POLLS    

Cover by LUCIO PARRILLO

1-in-10 virgin art chase cover by LUCIO PARRILLO

32 pages $3.99

After years of corruption, murder of American hostages, and betrayal of foreign policies, the US - with the help of other Nations who secretly put together a squad of their most highly trained military personal - will finally attempt to overthrow the dictator who has caused devastation in South America for over 20 years.

This is the story before the story…

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Signed by writer Chuck Dixon

Covers pending licensor approval

ROBERT JORDAN’S THE WHEEL OF TIME: EYE OF THE WORLD VOL. 1 #2

Written by ROBERT JORDAN & CHUCK DIXON

Art and cover by CHASE CONLEY

1-in-10 chase cover by SEAMAS

32 pages $3.99

Strangers, a Gleeman, a peddler from afar and even fireworks might possibly make this the best Bel Tine ever in Two Rivers. Well, if it wasn't for the bestial Trollocs and fearsome Myrddraal waiting to attack Two Rivers in search of the Dragon Reborn... Moiraine Damodred, an Aes Sedai, and her Warder, al'Lan Mandragoran, are all that stand in the way of the Darkness that has descended on Two Rivers. And Rand al'Thor and his two friends, Matrim Cauthon and Perrin Aybara, must leave the only home they have ever known if they want to spare their loved ones from any further danger.

RED SONJA ANNUAL #3

Written and cover by DAN BRERETON

Art by DAN BRERETON & ADRIANO BATISTA

1-in-10 virgin art chase cover by DAN BRERETON

48 pages $5.99

A special Red Sonja Annual, written by Dan Brereton – who also paints selected pages of the story and drawn by Adriano Batista!

On her way through a mountain pass to meet a client she’s been hired to guide, Sonja meets the former subjects of a fallen king said to haunt the mountains in the years since losing the war and his life to a savage tribe of mountain trolls. When the young girl she was hired to escort off the mountain is spirited away right before her eyes, Sonja follows, dragging along the town hag. In the crags above the village, she discovers the Hall of the Lonely King, where folk have disappeared to for years, never to return again. Its here she meets the lonesome king, his spectral guard…and the flesh-eating enemies who feast on the King’s kidnapped subjects.

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Signed by writer/artist Dan Brereton

QUEEN SONJA #8

Written by ARVID NELSON

Art by JACKSON HERBERT

Covers by LUCIO PARRILLO (50%), MEL RUBI (25%) & JACKSON HERBERT (25%)

32 pages  $2.99

The all-new adventures of fantasy’s most fantastic heroine continue from Dynamite, writer Arvid (Kull) Nelson and Jackson Herbert! Has the throne and her discovered royalty finally allowed Sonja to at last find love? Find out in this issue!

RED SONJA: WRATH OF THE GODS #4 (of 5)

Plot by LUKE LIEBERMAN & ETHAN RYKER

Script by LUKE LIEBERMAN

Art by WALTER GEOVANI

Cover by LUCIO PARRILLO

32 pages $3.99

Sonja continues her life-or-death battle with Loki, the Prince of Lies as Odin, the All-Father makes his move and Thor, son of Odin and brother of Loki, fights back-to-back with the She-devil with the fate of the very world at stake!

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S WILD CARDS: THE HARD CALL #6

Written by GEORGE RR MARTIN w/ DANIEL ABRAHAM

Art and cover by ERIC BATTLE

32 pages $3.99

The final confrontation! Will The Sleeper finally become the hero Alex believes him to be? Or does Croyd Crenson’s fate lie down a darker path? Will Alex find his friend Kira? What price will he pay to save her? What about Simon? Where does his destiny lie?

And can any of them stop the ghost-like Dog Face killer before he does the unthinkable to Jokertown? The Hard Call is finally made... but who will survive in the end?

ZORRO MATANZAS #4 (of 4)

Written by DON McGREGOR

Art and cover by MIKE MAYHEW

32 pages $3.99

The long lost adventure of Zorro concludes! Join the classic creative team of writer Don McGregor and artist Mike Mayhew as they present an untold tale of the legendary Fox in the wilds of old California!

BLACKBEARD #5

Written by ROBERT PLACE NAPTON & JAMIE NASH

Story by GREGG HALE & EDUARDO SANCHEZ

Art by MARIO GUEVERA

Cover by LUCIO PARRILLO

32 pages $3.99

The ultimate origin of the world’s most famous pyrate continues! Blackbeard takes command and the Queen Anne’s Revenge is born – the most famous pyrate ship to ever sail the seas!

THE LONE RANGER #22

Written by BRETT MATTHEWS

Art by SERGIO CARIELLO

Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

32 pages $3.50

In this issue, “Resolve” continues and takes a deadly turn as Cavendish tears through the Ranger’s family to strike at the man himself…

ROBOCOP #5

Written by ROB WILLIAMS

Art by TBD

Cover by DAVID MICHAEL BECK

32 pages $3.50

A special done-in one as writer Rob Williams prepares for his next thrilling arc. In this issue, someone very close to Robocop dies, not a dream, not a hoax, not an imaginary story!

THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY VOL. 1 TPB

Written by CHUCK DIXON

Art by ESTEVE POLLS

Cover by DENNIS CALERO

200 page trade paperback $19.99

Featuring issues 1-8 of Chuck Dixon’s fan-favorite take on the classic anti-hero, The Man with no Name! Featuring Dxon’s complete run, along with a complete cover gallery!

NOTE: Advance-solicit. In stores July 2010

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