Dynamite Entertainment Solicitations – Previous Three Months

• November 2012

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• September 2012


Sherlock Holmes: The Liverpool Demon #1

Written By: Leah Moore and John Reppion

Art By: Matt Triano

Cover By: Francesco Francavilla

Description: Sherlock Holmes is busy doing what he does best, solving a case of far-reaching international notoriety. It has landed him at the Port of Liverpool, a bustling hub of commerce both legitimate and illicit. As that chapter closes, ours begins. They head to Lime Street Station, to catch a fast steam locomotive home to London and Baker Street, when violent weather keeps The Great Detective and Watson in Britain’s second city a while longer. Long enough to encounter a monster, discover the Liverpool underworld, and to become embroiled in one of his strangest cases yet.

32 pages, $3.99.

Masks #2

Written By: Chris Roberson

Art By: Dennis Calero

Covers By: Alex Ross, Jae Lee, Ardian Syaf and Howard Chaykin

Description: Powerful criminals and crooked politicians have taken over New York, and instituted a fascist police state. With the law bent to their own purposes, the so-called “Justice Party” and their army of Black Legion troopers imprison, extort, and execute any citizens who stand in their way. Only vigilantes like the Shadow, Green Hornet, and the Spider have any hope of standing against them, but instead of operating outside the law as they have always done, these masked heroes must now oppose the law in their fight for justice. But they will not be fighting alone, as more men and women don masks and emerge from the shadows to stand alongside them.

32 pages, $3.99.

The Shadow #9

Written By: Victor Gischler

Art By: Aaron Campbell

Covers By: Alex Ross, Michael Golden, Tim Bradstreet and Francesco Francavilla

Description: “Revolutionary.” Part 2 of 4). The Shadow finds himself face to face with George Orwell smack dab in the middle of the Spanish Civil War, but his mystic powers fail to illuminate what significance this literary legend holds for the world. No time to figure that out! The Shadow’s campaign against a murderous gang of gun runners takes him on a tour of Barcelona’s underbelly where he meets the beautiful and dangerous Black Sparrow! But is he really an old friend in disguise? Pause to ponder that and you might miss the deadly dogfight over the Spanish countryside. Pack a parachute, Shadow, because you’re going to need it!

32 pages, $3.99.

The Shadow Special #1

Written By: Scott Beatty

Art By: Ronan Cliquet

Cover By: Alex Ross

Description: The Shadow knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men. But when Lamont Cranston crosses paths with an old friend–a fellow veteran of “the war to end all wars”–Cranston’s justice serving alter ego must judge a man whose path to villainy began with their friendship! At the risk of his own secrets being laid bare, Cranston accepts an invitation to join a very exclusive club of adventurers whose dark hearts might be the worst The Shadow has ever encountered!

40 pages, $4.99.

The Boys Vol. 12: The Bloody Doors Off TP

Written By: Garth Ennis

Art By: Russ Braun and Darick Robertson

Cover By: Darick Robertson

Description: The war is over and the world is saved. The supes have been beaten down so far they’ll never get up again. So why would anyone want one hundred and eighteen metric tons of the only substance on earth that can kill them all stone dead? Bad days start coming thick and fast, as the Boys are caught in the last throes of the battle they were recruited to fight so long ago. Hughie, all on his own and out of luck, finds himself walking down one last bloody trail- and the truth he finds waiting for him at the end of it will be nothing short of shattering. Billy Butcher’s vengeance comes full circle, in this twelfth and final entry in the story of The Boys. The Boys Vol. 12: The Bloody Doors Off contains issues #66-72 as well as a complete cover gallery!

176 pages, $19.99.

Garth Ennis’ Battlefields #2

Written By: Garth Ennis

Art By: Carlos Ezquerra

Cover By: Carlos Ezquerra

Description: Stiles and Frankie are up against it: trapped on Gloster Hill with a small unit of British soldiers, facing a murderous onslaught by ten thousand Chinese troops. Worse still, they didn’t bring their tank along this time. It’s last man, last round, as the Tankies face their sternest test to date…

32 pages, $3.99.

Jennifer Blood #22

Written By: Al Ewing

Art By: Kewber Baal

Cover By: Mike Mayhew

Description: The Trial Of Jennifer Blood continues, as we find out more about the apocalyptic circumstances that led to Jen’s downfall. Contents may include: The Ninjettes vs. Jen! The increasingly odd Detective Elaine Pruitt vs. Internal Affairs! Ray Buwick vs. A Large Milkshake! Life Imprisonment vs. Execution! (Can we have a phone vote? No? Okay.)

32 pages, $3.99.

Jennifer Blood: First Blood #4

Written By: Mike Carroll

Art By: Igor Vitorino

Cover By: Mike Mayhew

Description: On the surface, Jennifer is a diligent housewife and doting mother, but that calm surface hides a turmoil of rage, hatred and a burning desire for bloody retaliation: when Jen was a child, her five uncles murdered her father, then drove her mother to suicide. In her quest for vengeance against the vicious Blute brothers Jen finally comes face-to-face with their top enforcer Wendell Cortland, and sees first-hand the true nature of his cold, efficient brutality.

32 pages, $3.99.

The Ninjettes Volume 1 TP

Written By: Al Ewing

Art By: Eman Casallos

Cover By: Admira Wijaya

Description: Tearing out of the pages of Garth Ennis’ Jennifer Blood comes The Ninjettes — a searing four-color indictment of a society that turns blushing college girls into ninjas hungry to kill! Kelly, Skyler and Chelsea — once-wholesome Americans caught in a nightmare of sin, scandal and shurikens! What made them the way they are — twisted, violent, depraved? That’s the question that will explode across your mind with the shocking fury of a Cobalt Bomb as you breathlessly turn these pages! This volume collects the complete, 6-issue miniseries by Al Ewing and Eman Casallos as well as sketches and designs by Eman Casallo, a writer’s commentary on issue #1 by Al Ewing and all of the covers by Admira Wijaya, Johnny Desjardins and more.

160 pages, $15.99.

Evil Ernie #3

Written By: Jesse Blaze Snider

Art By: Jason Craig

Covers By: Ardian Syaf, Dan Brereton, Kyle Hotz and Stephen Segovia

Description: “Origin of Evil,” Part 3! It’s Ernie versus Widmark Prison’s gen pop in a battle to the death, but Ernie’s powers are running low – how will he survive?! Plus, Ernie comes face to face with his wicked foster father, Buford for the first time since his transformation! Will it be the last? Also, Uriel, the angel in charge of people’s destinies comes down from Heaven to tell Ernie what’s what and Smiley doesn’t like it one bit!

32 pages, $3.99.

Vampirella #26

Written By: Brandon Jerwa

Art By: Heubert Kahn Michael

Covers By: Paul Renaud, Lucio Parrillo and Fabiano Neves

Description: The third year of Dynamite’s Vampirella starts here! There’s a new dawn on Earth, and a new beginning for Vampirella in the aftermath of war. Who are Mother Rowan and the Sleepless Boys, and why have they called for our heroine’s help? A Dynamite stand alone story, perfect for longtime fans and a great jumping on issue for new readers!

32 pages, $3.99.

Vampirella Archives Vol. 6 HC

Written By: Archie Goodwin, Doug Moench, Rich Margopoulos, Flaxman Loew, Fernando Fernandez, Gerry Boudreau and Steve Skeates

Art By: Jose Gonzalez, Auraleon, Luis Bermejo, Paul Neary and Ramon Torrents

Cover By: Enrich

Description: Featuring the best in iconic horror, science fiction and fantasy, comes Vampirella Archives Volume 6! Starting off with issue #36 which celebrates the 5th anniversary of Vampirella and her magazine and ending the volume with #42. All the best in the industry are featured in this collection showcasing memorable classics by Archie Goodwin, Jose Gonzalez, Esteban Moroto, Felix Mas, Sanjulian, Enrich and countless others.

392 pages, $49.99.

Dark Shadows/Vampirella #5

Written By: Marc Andreyko

Art By: Jose Malaga

Cover By: Fabiano Neves

Description: The blood-drenched conclusion! Vampirella and Barnabas face off against Lady Bathory and Jack the Ripper! Can Barnabas keep his vow and save an innocent girl from certain death? Or will the ancient evil of Lady Bathory destroy everyone in her path? If our heroes fail, Bathory’s mad plan will forever change the world! And who is that lurking in the shadows…?

32 pages, $3.99.

Damsels #4

Written By: Leah Moore and John Reppion

Art By: Aneke

Cover By: Joseph Michael Linsner

Description: From the tales of Cinderalla, Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid and Snow White comes Damsels! As the twin armies of Perrault and Caumont thunder across the plains, Rapa and Heinrich search for clues to the true identity of Queen Talia in Perrault castle but soon find themselves fighting for their lives. Meanwhile in Villeneuve Queen Belle tries to reason with her husband, the king, as her subjects take matters into their own hands.

32 pages, $3.99.

Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt #4

Written By: Steve Darnall and Alex Ross

Art By: Jonathan Lau

Covers By: Alex Ross and Stephen Segovia

Description: In “Magnificent Obsessions,” Peter Cannon — the hero known as Thunderbolt — returns to New York after defeating the murderous Master Tiger, only to find another unexpected threat awaiting him at the airport. Meanwhile, the General’s cabal unfolds their plan for destroying the dragon… with the help of an angry (if not quite mad) scientist!

32 pages, $3.99.

Pathfinder #4

Written By: Jim Zub

Art By: Andrew Huerta

Covers By: Matteo Scalera, Lucio Parrillo, Erik Jones and Tyler Walpole

Description: The Pathfinder adventurers have trekked deep into the Mosswood, overcoming dangerous creatures and perilous terrain to reach their goal. With victory so close, the brutal defeat to come will be even more bittersweet… Paizo’s incredible award-winning fantasy world, fiction line and tabletop RPG is now the ultimate fantasy comic from Dynamite Entertainment. Includes over 5 pages of character profiles and Pathfinder RPG game statistics, plus an exclusive removable, playable tactical map and poster.

40 pages, $3.99.

Red Sonja #75

Written By: Eric Trautmann

Art By: Marcio Abreu

Covers By: Mel Rubi, Erik Jones and Walter Geovani

Description: On the snowy steppes of Hyrkania, Red Sonja faces off against an army bent on crushing her homeland. Old scores are settled, alliances are broken, and rest assured, with the She-Devil With A Sword entering the fray, blood will surely flow.

32 pages, $3.99.

Queen Sonja #34

Written By: Luke Lieberman

Art By: Milton Estevam

Cover By: Lucio Parrillo

Description: Sonja takes the fight to Hyrkania itself, and finishes the war where it all began. The question is, who will stand when kingdoms fall?

32 pages, $3.99.

Prophecy #7

Written By: Ron Marz

Art By: Walter Geovani

Cover By: Paul Renaud

Description: The fate of the world balances on the edge of Red Sonja’s blade! Will Sonja, Vampirella, Dracula and the rest of their allies be able to destroy Kulan Gath forever, or will his Army of Darkness triumph? Sonja and Vampirella will never be the same, as crossover kings Ron Marz and Walter Geovani reveal one last surprise. Is this the end… or just the beginning?

32 pages, $3.99.

Thun’da #5

Written By: Robert Place Napton

Art By: Cliff Richards

Cover By: Jae Lee

Description: The war with the Monkey Men reaches a climax as Roger Drum calls upon a dangerous power to defend Pha and the Shareen against the ruthless incursion of the talking primates! The concluding chapter of Thun’da’s first adventure!

32 pages, $3.99.

The Lone Ranger Vol 2 #12

Written By: Ande Parks

Art By: Esteve Polls

Cover By: Francesco Francavilla

Description: The epic conclusion of the Native Ground arc. The Lone Ranger has traveled through Indian lands in search of a healer for his friend Tonto. Now, the healer has been found, and she is not at all what the Ranger expected. Has the Ranger come all this way just to watch his friend die? The battle for Tonto’s life and soul will be resolved. Your understanding of this iconic character will be forever changed.

32 pages, $3.99.

George R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones #13

Written By: George R.R. Martin and Daniel Abraham

Art By: Tommy Patterson

Covers By: Mike S. Miller and Michael Komarck

Description: In the aftermath of Jaime Lannister’s brutal attack upon Eddard Stark and his men, King Robert meets with the wounded Eddard — and presents him with a choice of evils: either Eddard accepts the heavy mantle of the King’s Hand once more… or Robert will appoint Jaime to the position. Adding to the troubles of House Stark, Tyrion Lannister wins his freedom from Catelyn Stark; now the Imp will return to his father, intent on revenge for his treatment at the hands of Cat and her mad sister. Meanwhile, far to the north, the bastard Jon Snow becomes a sworn brother of the Night’s Watch and must put his loyalty to the Starks aside.

32 pages, $3.99.

The Bionic Man #17

Written By: Aaron Gillespie

Art By: Ed Tadeo

Covers By: Mike Mayhew and Ed Tadeo

Description: Part one of an exciting new story arc! The country of Libue is in the bloody throes of a desperate rebellion. While a brutal dictator uses whatever means necessary to squash the rebels, the American government orders OSI to locate and disarm Libue’s nuclear missles before they go rogue. Steve plunges into the unforgiving desert on the hunt for the nukes, but finding them could be far tougher and deadlier than the Bionic Man bargained for.

32 pages, $3.99.

The Bionic Woman #9

Written By: Paul Tobin

Art By: Juan Antonio Ramirez

Cover By: Erik Jones

Description: Jaime has a war on her hands when a wave of Fembots launch an all-out attack on the Russian mob, the Russian government, and pretty much everything Russian! But which side of the war will the Bionic Woman choose, and how will her new abilities affect the fight?

32 pages, $3.99.

Green Hornet #35

Written By: Jai Nitz

Art By: Jethro Morales

Cover By: Stephen Sadowski

Description: There’s only enough room for one Green Hornet and Kato in Century City! One Green Hornet is back from the dead, the other is loathe to let go of his mantle. The legacy of the emerald insect looms large over this battle to the death. Did we mention a dirty bomb is poised to go off and the city hangs in the balance?

32 pages, $3.99.

The Green Hornet: Year One Special #1

Written By: Nate Cosby

Art By: Ariel Padilla

Cover By: Sean Chen

Description: Ruby’s thirteen. She sells newspapers for pennies. And she’s got The Green Hornet’s gun. Will Hornet and Kato find Ruby before the mob does…or can The Green Gun Girl save herself? The original Green Hornet in a super special tale.

40 pages, $4.99.

Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris #22

Written By: Robert Place Napton

Art By: Carlos Rafael

Covers By: Paul Renaud and Fabiano Neves

Description: Dejah and Gunbor’s shocking discovery of Mortus’ true plan for Barsoom leads them into an unlikely alliance with some of Barsoom’s most dangerous assassins!

32 pages, $3.99.

Lord of the Jungle #13

Written By: Arvid Nelson

Art By: Roberto Castro

Cover By: Lucio Parrillo

Description: The savage ape-man clashes with Russian super-fiend Nicholas Rokoff in the shadow of the legendary city of Opar. Don’t worry! It’s only the fate of the free world hanging in the balance. Rokoff is holding the ape-man’s true love hostage, and he won’t hesitate to kill her. But wait – the savage denizens of Opar are out for vengeance following the ape-man’s escape from their clutches, and they could ruin everyone’s plans.

32 pages, $3.99.

The Spider #7

Written By: David Liss

Art By: Ivan Rodriguez

Cover By: Francesco Francavilla

Description: Police Commissioner Kirkpatrick lies dead. His wife grieves, and a twisted killer stalks the city. The Spider has inadvertently set into motion the chain of events that leads to his friend’s death, and now he’s out for bloody vengeance — Spider style! But will Richard Wentworth be able to resist the grieving window when she’s the woman he loves? It’s a game-changing issue of the neo-pulp sensation.

32 pages, $3.99.

Army of Darkness Vol. 3 #10

Written By: Elliott R. Serrano

Art By: Dietrich Smith

Cover By: Daniel Leister

Description: Dames and Deadites abound in Prohibition Era Chicago, as Ash finds himself trapped by a wanna-be gangster who’s gotten his hands on a copy of the Necronomicon! How can this be possible if Ashley J. Williams is supposed to be its keeper? How will he be able to escape the clutches of the Deadite Mob without his trusty chainsaw and boomstick? And how will he ever find his way back to the present, where an old enemy is plotting his revenge? It’s the continuing adventures of the hero from the cult-classic horror/adventure film!

32 pages, $3.99.

Voltron #11

Written By: Brandon Thomas

Art By: N. Steven Harris

Cover By: Sean Chen

Description: Commander Keith and Princess Allura love each other very much, and have done their best to remain committed to one another despite being constantly pulled away by their larger responsibilities to the Voltron Force and the planet Arus. But their best is no longer good enough, and they’re both beginning to suspect that they don’t know everything there is to know about each other. That perhaps they’re both keeping secrets for the so- called “greater good,” that if revealed, could tear them apart forever. The shocks keep coming in “Double Blind,” and it’s apparent that this relationship is yet another thing at risk in this brave new world…

32 pages, $3.99.

Voltron: Year One Volume 1 TP

Written By: Brandon Thomas

Art By: Craig Cermak

Cover By: Admira Wijaya

Description: For years, Voltron fans all over the world have wondered — why this specific team of space explorers? How did they receive the important mission to bring back Voltron? Were they sent because their superiors hoped they would succeed, or because they knew they would fail? Featuring issues #1-6 of the series as well as a complete cover gallery!

144 pages, $19.99.

Dark Shadows #13

Written By: Mike Raicht

Art By: Guiu Vilanova

Cover By: Francesco Francavilla

Description: A glimpse of the dark future of the Collins’ bloodlines is revealed. What horrors reside in Collinwood in the year 1984? Will Barnabas be able to find out where it all went wrong and stop it? Or has his family’s fate already been written in blood?

32 pages, $3.99.

Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World #32

Written By: Robert Jordan and Chuck Dixon

Art By: Francis Nuguit

Cover By: Adam Moore

Description: The quest to find the Eye of the World draws nearer to an end! The group finally makes their way into the cursed northern land known as The Blight — a place fouled by evil in all possible ways — as they continue on their way to the Eye! Also, we discover more about the Warder Lan’s mysterious past, and how it ties to the fall of Malkier, a country now consumed by the Blight! All this and a little heartbreak too!

32 pages, $3.99.

Chosen #3

Written By: Chuck Dixon

Art By: Edison George

Cover By: Edison George

Description: The epic finale the Chosen saga. After the unsettling conversion of Ryan’s mentor from master to madman, Ryan and Ashley retreat to a remote and idyllic setting far away from the madness of their past. For Ryan, this fragile existence is nothing more than his biding time until the inevitable onslaught of fate. One last confrontation looms with the one warrior that will determine the course of the future for all – himself.

32 pages, $3.99.

SOURCE: Comics Continuum