DYNAMITE NOVEMBER 2010 Solicitations

DYNAMITE NOVEMBER 2010 Solicitations

Dynamite is launching their new incarnation of Vampirella in November (Click for our interview with writer Eric Trautmann), and shipping two issues of the main Green Hornet title.

VAMPIRELLA #1

40 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN  •  Art by WAGNER REIS

Covers by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL (25%), ALEX ROSS (25%), JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (25%), JOE MADUREIRA (25%) & ALEX ROSS (1-in-21 original art variant)

“Negative Art” retailer incentive cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

“Virgin Art” retailer incentive cover by ALEX ROSS

“Black & White” retailer incentive cover by JOE MADUREIRA

“Black & White” retailer incentive cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

Dynamite Entertainment is pleased to reintroduce readers to the scourge of the undead: VAMPIRELLA, and she is all that stands between us and the end of the world!  Vampi's back and hot on the corpse-strewn trail of her nemesis, Vlad Dracula.  It's a darker world for Vampirella, and something more sinister than vampires lurks in the shadows, something even Dracula himself has cause to fear…  Written by Eric Trautmann (ACTION COMICS) and illustrated by Wagner Reis.

As a bonus feature - A rare Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale story!

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VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVE VOL. 3 HARDCOVER

376 pages FC  •  $49.99  •  Teen +  • (C:0-1-2)

By Archie Goodwin, Jose Gonzalez, Neal Adams, Wally Wood,

Jeff Jones, Denny O’Neil, Steve Englehart, Dave Cockrum, Frank Brunner, Esteban Maroto and more!

Cover by SANJULIAN

Collecting issues #15-21 of the original Vampirella Magazine series, Dynamite continues it’s resurrection of classic horror! Some of Vampirella’s most memorable stories, including the classic tale “...And To Be A Bride Of Chaos” and her unforgettable encounter with Dracula in “Dracula Still Lives!”  A showcase of other short stories not seen in print since their inception are once again included in this collection. Also collected are more rare and vintage content like “Vampi’s Scarlett Letters,” “Vampi’s Feary Tales” and “Vampi’s Flames” showcasing some of Vampirella Magazine’s best creators. Legendary talent whose work also appears in this amazing collection include Archie Goodwin, Jose Gonzalez, Steve Englehart, Doug Moench, Estebon Maroto, Richard Corben and many more.

Advanced-solicit. In stores December 2010.

WARLORD OF MARS #2

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by ARVID NELSON  •  Art by STEPHEN SADOWSKI

Covers by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL (50%), JOE JUSKO (50%), PATRICK BERKENKOTTER (1-in10) & LUCIO PARRILLO (1-in-15)

“Black & White” retailer incentive cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL

“Black & White” retailer incentive cover by JOE JUSKO

Warlord of Mars continues with a second round of adventure!  In issue #2, we’ll see Tarkas confront his rival, Tars -- only one of them is walking away from the encounter.  As for John Carter, he’s still prospecting for gold in the Arizona wilderness.  But his life is about to take a very unexpected turn!

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KEVIN SMITH’S GREEN HORNET #9

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by KEVIN SMITH  •  Art by JONATHAN LAU

Covers by ALEX ROSS (50%), GREG HORN (50%) & JOE BENITEZ (1-in-10)

“Negative Art” retailer incentive cover by ALEX ROSS

“Virgin Art” retailer incentive cover by ALEX ROSS

Green Hornet and Kato's confrontation with The Black Hornet has left them in an unimaginable death trap of epic proportions. Only Kato's drastic, dangerous gambit can save them. Even if it does, The Black Hornet's insidious plans for Century City spell doom for our heroes. Only their self-sacrifice can prevent the utter destruction of their beloved city. Will the new Green Hornet's first mission also be his last?

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KEVIN SMITH’S GREEN HORNET #10

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by KEVIN SMITH  •  Art by JONATHAN LAU

Covers by ALEX ROSS (50%), GREG HORN (50%) & JOE BENITEZ (1-in-10)

“Negative Art” retailer incentive cover by ALEX ROSS

“Virgin Art” retailer incentive cover by ALEX ROSS

TOP SECRET! CONFIDENTIAL! NO, REALLY, WE CAN’T TELL YOU WHAT HAPPENS HERE!

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KEVIN SMITH’S GREEN HORNET VOL. 1: SINS OF THE FATHER TRADE PAPERBACK

144 pages FC  •  $19.99  •  Teen + • (C:0-1-2)

Written by KEVIN SMITH  •  Art by JONATHAN LAU  •  Cover by ALEX ROSS

SHIPPING IN ADVANCE OF THE RELEASE OF THE MOVIE!

The Green Hornet is back, and Dynamite is the new home for the avenging hero, his faithful sidekick, Kato and their sweet ride – the Black Beauty!

Playboy Britt Reid Jr. has lived a frivolous life of luxury. But when a mysterious figure from the past brutally and publicly murders his father, all of that changes. Now, driven by a thirst for vengeance and guided by two generations of Katos, this one time underachiever will find those responsible and take his father’s place as Century City’s greatest protector – The Green Hornet!

Collecting issues one through five of the series based on Kevin Smith’s unproduced Green Hornet film, this volume also features a complete cover gallery by industry greats Alex Ross, John Cassaday, J. Scott Campell and more, as well as an introduction by the man himself, Kevin Smith!

“…an enjoyable popcorn movie read…” – Comicbookresources.com

“….definitely worth the read” – ifanboy.com

“top notch” – brokenfrontier.com

THE GREEN HORNET: YEAR ONE #8

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by MATT WAGNER  •  Art by AARON CAMPBELL

Covers by MATT WAGNER (main) & FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (1-in-10)

“Black, White & Green” retailer incentive cover by MATT WAGNER

Continuing to dog the operations of Skid Caruso leads the Green Hornet and Kato to the bloody aftermath of a mob execution.  Our heroes soon find themselves cornered at the scene of the crime by the police, leading to a daring rooftop confrontation.   Meanwhile, flashbacks to Britt and Kato’s past reveal the creation of the Hornet’s underground hideaway in the very heart of 1938 Chicago and a highly unusual request that the Hornet makes of his operations technician.  Will the Hornet and Kato succeed in discovering the secret vault that houses the sum of Caruso’s ill-gotten treasure?

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GREEN HORNET: BLOOD TIES #2 (of 4)

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by ANDE PARKS  •  Art & cover by JOHNNY DESJARDINS

“Black, White & Green” retailer incentive cover by JOHNNY DESJARDINS

As Green Hornet and Kato face off against one of Century City's most powerful drug lords, forces are gathering strength in the remaining crime families.  Don Fannelli and Oni Juuma, straight from the pages of Kevin Smith's Green Hornet series, are aligning their forces and gathering strength.  Murder, betrayal, and tested loyalties as all of these powerful forces race headlong toward a climactic conclusion that will shape Century City and Green Hornet forever.

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KEVIN SMITH’S KATO #8

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by ANDE PARKS  •  Art by DIEGO BERNARD

Covers by ALÉ GARZA (main) & CARLOS RAFAEL (1-in-10)

“Black, White & Green” retailer incentive cover by ALÉ GARZA

As Mulan continues to battle the villainous head of one of Black Hornet's splinter cells of assassins, she finds herself facing an entirely new kind of enemy.  The crime lord Takeshi has imported a Japanese Shaman to launch a spiritual assault on Mulan.  The all-new Kato finds herself fighting her most personal and intense battle yet as she deals with the ghosts of her own past.  This issue ties in directly to the events of Kevin Smith's Green Hornet series.

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KATO ORIGINS #7: THE HELLFIRE CLUB

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by JAI NITZ  •  Art by COLTON WORLEY

Covers by COLTON WORLEY (main) & FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (1-in-10)

Get the first chapter of an all-new story arc!  Kato travels to New York, and the infamous Hellfire Club, to sniff out a story for the Sentinel.  Kato goes undercover as a Siamese prince to unearth an illegal business collusion from some of the East Coast's richest families.  But when a prominent businessman is murdered in a closed room, everyone becomes a suspect.  This looks like a job for a ninja crime fighter!

THE GREEN HORNET: PARALLEL LIVES #5

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by JAI NITZ  •  Art by NIGEL RAYNOR

Cover by PAUL RENAUD

“Negative Art” retailer incentive cover by PAUL RENAUD

In the final issue of the movie prequel, Kato finally arrives in America.  Kato puts all his past experiences together (gadgets, martial arts, cars, and chemistry) in the city of Los Angeles.  Kato meets a girl and gets his big break in Hollywood as a stuntman for action star Johnny Tong!  Everything looks great until Johnny Tong goes out partying with Britt Reid.

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THE GREEN HORNET: GOLDEN AGE RE-MASTERED #5

40 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Based on the stories by FRAN STRIKER

Art by BERT WHITMAN ASSOCIATES

Cover by JOE RUBINSTEIN

Whether you are a recent or long-time Green Hornet fan, this series of classic Green Hornet reprints will be enjoyed by fans of all ages!  Featuring stories written by Fran Striker, these 40 page issues are re-mastered for the first time!  Featuring a new cover by artist, Joe Rubenstein!

THE LAST PHANTOM #4

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by SCOTT BEATTY  •  Art by EDUARDO FERIGATO

Covers by ALEX ROSS (main), JOE PRADO (1-in-10) & FABIANO NEVES (1-in-15)

“Negative Art” retailer incentive cover by ALEX ROSS

“Virgin Art” retailer incentive cover by ALEX ROSS

The Phantom's legacy comes full circle as the epic "Ghost Walk" continues! The very first Ghost Who Walks battled buccaneers nearly five centuries ago in his earliest recorded adventures. Almost a half-millennium later, the current Kit Walker encounters modern-day piracy on the high seas! As he sets a course East to avenge his loved ones, does The Last Phantom have what it takes to avoid a watery grave?!

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THE BOYS #48

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Mature Readers

Written by GARTH ENNIS  •  Art by RUSS BRAUN

Cover by DARICK ROBERTSON

With Hughie absent, Butcher re-examines the Boys' first encounter with the Seven, trying to figure out what went wrong. But first there's some disquiet in the ranks to be dealt with, not to mention the return of an old and unexpected enemy- who finally, incredibly, has come into his own. Meanwhile, on the Seven's floating headquarters, a flying lesson goes badly awry...

Proper Preparation And Planning, part one.

THE BOYS: HIGHLAND LADDIE #4 (of 6)

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Mature Readers

Written by GARTH ENNIS  •  Art by JOHN McCREA

Cover by DARICK ROBERTSON

Hughie looks into the past of his erstwhile girlfriend Annie- aka Starlight of The Seven- but what he finds is not what he expected. Meanwhile, the true horror of Joe Tupper's smuggling operation is revealed...

THE BOYS VOL. 7: THE INNOCENTS

190+ pages FC  •  $19.99  •  Mature Readers  •  (C:0-1-2)

Written by GARTH ENNIS  •  Art by DARICK ROBERTSON & RUSS BRAUN

Cover by DARICK ROBERTSON

So where are the good superheroes? The warriors for truth and justice, the defenders of the American way? The supes can't all be dirtbags... can they? Meet the true heroes of The Boys' universe, the young men and women who fight to make things right and ask nothing in return: the teenage adventurers from our far future that the world knows as SUPERDUPER! Meanwhile, convinced that Hughie was never what he seemed, Butcher goes to see the Legend... and sets something terrible in motion for our little Scots pal.

The Innocents reprints The Boys issues #39-47, along with a complete cover gallery by artist Darick Robertson.

RED SONJA #55

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN  •  Art by STEPHEN SADOWSKI

Covers by PATRICK BERKENKOTTER (50%), MICHAEL AVON OEMING (25%) & WALTER GEOVANI (25%)

What do you do when the war is over and your comrades are dead on the battlefield? You find the nearest tavern and drink a toast:  "To Absent Friends."  Red Sonja considers her next move after the deadly conflicts in Shem (issues #51-#54), but where there's a tavern, there's some drunken fool who starts a fight…

QUEEN SONJA #14

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by LUKE LIEBERMAN  •  Art by MEL RUBI

Covers by FABIANo NEVES (50%) & CARLOS RAFAEl (50%)

From wild child, to thief, to warrior - the metamorphosis is nearly complete as Sonja and Kain confront Lord Fellon in his lair.  A suicide mission, but they must atone for their sins.  And what of Jubal, their master, where do his loyalties lay?  A thrilling episode that strikes at the heart of Red Sonja's psyche!

RED SONJA: DELUGE ONE-SHOT

48 pages FC  •  $4.99 •  Teen +

Written by DAN BRERETON  •  Art by CHRIS BOLSON

Covers by DAN BRERETON (main) & CHRIS BOLSON (1-in-4)

“Virgin Art” retailer incentive cover by DAN BRERETON

A violent storm floods the lonely countryside, and Sonja takes shelter in a cramped Inn. After a deadly altercation with the town bully, Sonja vows to keep out of the locals' power struggles. But when the dead man's brothers appear, all Hell breaks loose indoors as Mother Nature rages around them, threatening to awaken a long buried horror in the earth.  

Also featuring reprints of classic Sonja material!

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PATRICIA BRIGGS’ MERCY THOMPSON: MOON CALLED #3

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by PATRICIA BRIGGS w/ DAVID LAWRENCE  

Art and cover by AMELIA WOO

“TBD” retailer incentive cover by AMELIA WOO

A dead werewolf’s been dumped at Mercy Thompson’s front door.  The leader of the local wolf pack is desperately wounded by the assassins.   His teen-age daughter kidnapped by the attackers.  Our coyote shape-shifter needs help…but where can she turn?

With the loyalty of the pack in doubt Mercy’s headed back home to the one man she’s sure she can trust...and to a town that drove her out years ago.  Will Mercy find the help she needs…or will old enemies make this trip her last?

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ROBERT JORDAN’S THE WHEEL OF TIME: THE EYE OF THE WORLD #7

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by ROBERT JORDAN & CHUCK DIXON  

Art and cover by ANDIE TONG

Rand and the others discover they are not alone on the road to Taren Ferry: they're being hunted by someone... or something.  Can they escape safely across the river?  And what can Moiraine do to ensure that they do?  Find out in the next installment of ROBERT JORDAN'S WHEEL OF TIME: THE EYE OF THE WORLD!

JIM BUTCHER’S THE DRESDEN FILES: FOOL MOON VOL. 1 #2

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by JIM BUTCHER & MARK POWERS  •  Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH

Adapting Book Two of the NY Times bestselling saga!

Harry`s been on the outs with his close friend and most important client, Lt. Karrin Murphy, for months. Now, she`s finally brought him back into the fold -- to help her solve a series of brutal, bloody murders that appear to have been committed by a werewolf. But even as he begins his investigation, Harry`s problems are already piling up: there`s no shortage of suspects, and apparently, no shortage of werewolves in Chicago; the Chicago PD still looks at him with suspicion; and the FBI doesn`t trust him or Murphy. And his old ``friend,`` mob boss Gentleman Johnny Marcone, is waiting for the right moment to enter the fray...

DEAN KOONTZ’ FRANKENSTEIN: PRODIGAL SON VOL. 2  #5

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by DEAN KOONTZ & CHUCK DIXON  •  Art and cover by SCOTT COHN

This is it, the exciting final chapter to Dean Koontz' Frankenstein!  Who will find Harker first?  Will it be Carson, Michael, and Deucalion, or will it be Victor?  And what of Harker's progeny?  Father Duchaine's crisis of non-faith?  Answers to these questions and more in the pulse-pounding finale to the thrilling PRODIGAL SON!

THE LONE RANGER & TONTO #4

40 pages FC  •  $4.99  •  Teen +

Written by BRETT MATTHEWS

Art by SERGIO CARRIELLO, ESTEVE POLLS & MORE

Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

Who was that Masked Man?  A bandit?  A hero?  A daring and resourceful rider of the plains...?  As the reporter who sets out to uncover the truth behind the growing 'rural legend' of The Lone Ranger discovers, it all depends on who you ask.

“UNTOUCHABLE” ONE-SHOT

56 pages FC  •  $5.99  •  Teen +

Written by MIKE CAREY & SAMIT BASU  •  Art and cover by ASHOK BHADANA

Young Vimal is an outcast, constantly bullied and brutalized by his peers. Having never met his father, he has been told by his schoolmates that he's the horrific offspring of a demon that impregnated his noble mother. When he accidentally awakens Jara, an actual demon of sinister beauty and malevolent power, from a centuries-long slumber, his life takes a turn for the evil. Fed by the boy's anger and pain, Jara twists the trauma into a thirst for vengeance, offering him a 'magic' powder with which to exact revenge on his tormentors. But such gifts come with a price...

JOHN MOORE PRESENTS: DEAD SOLDIER #3

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +

Written by JOHN MOORE & RICHIE SMITH  •  Art by DEAN HYRAPIET

Cover by ROMEK DELIMATA

Some wars are waged across decades, generations, and even realities. In the tortured trenches of Bellicourt, France something horrible has been conceived. As soldier John Doe struggles to survive, both he and the worn unit that stumble upon him discover a horrifying truth. Amidst this fog of war, when yet another firefight ensues, the merciful are the ones who die by the bullet. Because those who don’t fall squarely in Doe’s crosshairs and the unfathomable, brutal truth that fuels his being

BULLET TO THE HEAD #6 (of 6)

32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Mature Readers

Written by MATZ  •  Art and cover by COLIN WILSON

The final chapter of the critically acclaimed masterpiece arrives this November! All of the violence, mayhem, and carnage of the previous issues come together in an intensely suspenseful and violent issue.  Written by Matz and drawn by Colin Wilson (Ed Brubaker’s Point Blank), enjoy the exciting conclusion of the best crime noir masterpiece in today’s comics!

ATHENA TRADE PAPERBACK

104+  pages FC  •  $14.99  •  Teen +  •  (C:0-1-2)

Written by DOUG MURRAY  •  Art by PAUL RENAUD & FABIANO NEVES

Cover by PAUL RENAUD

The goddess Athena is reborn into our modern world!

Athena faces great dangers on present day earth and soon realizes that she is not the only god walking among us! Unfortunately, some of these gods are not friendly to her, or to all of humanity!

Written by Doug Murray and illustrated by Paul Renaud and Fabiano Neves, this collection also features a complete cover gallery.

STARGATE: VALA MAL DORAN TRADE PAPERBACK

102+  pages FC  •  $14.99  •  Teen +  •  (C:0-1-2)

Written by BRANDON JERWA  •  Art by CEZAR RAZEK

Cover by BRETT BOOTH

Explore the early days of Stargate's hottest star! While the ever-growing Lucian Alliance attempts to recruit her, Vala gathers a team to help her track down a mysterious sentient plant believed to be a source of great power.

 Collects issues #1-4, along with a complete cover gallery.

So what do you think happens in Green Hornet #10?

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