First Look: Alex Ross' Cover to Thulsa Doom #2

Red Sonja Presents: Thulsa Doom #2, cover by Alex Ross

Last July we brought you word that twice-Nominated for an Oscar actor Djimon Hounsou would be producing (along with Dynamite Entertainment’s Nick Barrucci and Arthur and Luke Lieberman) and starring in a film based on Thulsa Doom, the Hyperborian villain who has plagued both Conan and Red Sonja.

The character has most recently seen life in Dynamite’s Red Sonja comic book series, where he is something of a transplant from Robert E. Howard’s Conan “universe” in which originated in the ‘30s. Doom has been one of Red Sonja’s primary antagonists in the ongoing Dynamite series, and co-starred with Sonja in 2006's Red Sonja vs. Thulsa Doom miniseries.

As the film version of Thulsa Doom’s life moves along towards Hollywood, Dynamite has announced an August start of the ongoing Red Sonja Presents: Thulsa Doom series, written by Arvid (Rex Mundi, Kull) Nelson, with art by Lui Antonio. And while #1 hits comic shops in July, Dynamite has provided Newsarama with an exclusive look at the Alex Ross-painted and very Hounsou-inspired cover to September’s issue #2.

The solicitation for the first issue reads:

Red Sonja Presents: Thulsa Doom #1, cover by Alex Ross




Cover by ALEX ROSS

Virgin art retailer incentive cover by ALEX ROSS

Negative art incentive cover by ALEX ROSS

Rare spot color cover by ALEX ROSS

From the pages of writer Robert E. Howard comes the debut of Dynamite’s Thulsa Doom!

Written by Kull writer Arvid Nelson and illustrated by Lui (Red Sonja) Antonio, the opening story arc also features cover artist Alex Ross! Featuring the origins of the ultimate anti-hero, Thulsa Doom #1 opens after the destruction of Atlantis, when the world was in chaos and Thulsa sought his own path to ultimate power!

32 pages FC

MSRP: $3.50

Also available: Rare spot color cover

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