Here we have the June solicitations for Dynamite Entertainment that includes a new Vampirella series, The Blood Queen, Doodle Jump, more Chaos!, the return of the Dresden Files and the four Gold Key series. We have 33 listings in all and a ton of covers. Check with your retailer for which cover you want specifically.
Main Cover: Terry Dodson
Variant Cover: Jenny Frison
Variant Cover: Art Adams
Variant Cover: Jay Anacleto
Variant Cover: Joe Jusko
Writer: Nancy A. Collins
Art: Patrick Berkenkotter
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Celebrating Vampirella's 45th anniversary! In FEAST OF SHADOWS, the first in the six-part OUR LADY OF SHADOWS story arc. Vampirella is sent by the Vatican to investigate the kidnapping of a little girl by Ethan Shroud and the Chaos cultists, only to become the centerpiece of a ritual invoking Lady Umbra, the sister-bride of Chaos, that leaves her marked as a living sacrifice to the dark goddess who rules the shadows. VAMPIRELLA is back and returns to her horror roots with Bram Stoker Award-winning author Nancy A. Collins (Swamp Thing, Sunglasses After Dark, Jason vs. Leatherface) and Patrick Berkenkotter (Avengers/Invaders, Red Sonja).
THE ART OF VAMPIRELLA: THE DYNAMITE YEARS HC
Cover: Paul Renaud
Writer: Eric Trautmann, Brandon Jerwa, and David Roach
Art: J. Scott Campbell, Alex Ross, Joseph Michael Linsner, Joe Maduriera, Paul Renaud, Joe Jusko, Lucio Parrillo, David Finch, Michael Turner, and many more
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Since the 1970's, Vampirella has been known as the good-hearted bad girl of vampire lore. Brought back to life once again by the creative minds at Dynamite, she's graced cover after cover with her piercing stare and iconic red outfit. Now, all of her stunning covers over the past few years are collected in this one volume. This must have art edition showcases the work of all the fantastic artists who have put pen to paper for the Drakulonian beauty. Including covers by: J. Scott Campbell, Alex Ross, Paul Renaud, Alé Garza, Joe Jusko, Lucio Parrillo, Fabiano Neves, Rodolfo Migliari, Johnny Desjardins, and many more!
CHAOS! #2 (OF 6)
MAIN COVER: Emanuela Lupacchino
VARIANT COVER A: Tim Seeley
VARIANT COVER B: Nei Ruffino
Writer: Tim Seeley (Batman: Eternal)
Art: Mirka Andolfo
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: The hunt is on as the Chosen kids raise the dead in the search for Evil Ernie. Chastity revolts against Purgatori, leading to a vampire catfight to end all vampire catfights.
THE BLOOD QUEEN #1
Cover A: Jay Anacleto
Cover B: Alé Garza
Writer: Troy Brownfield
Art: Fritz Casas
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: A new dark fantasy epic begins here! In a fairy tale land of knights and magic, a royal child's life hangs in the balance. Summoned to save the princess, a young woman of untold power begins a journey that will uncover secrets, reveal forbidden desires and stoke the fires of war! The reign in blood is about to be born! Inspired by the nightmares of your youth and the notorious Countess Elizabeth Bathory, THE BLOOD QUEEN comes from writer Troy Brownfield!
DOODLE JUMP #1 (OF 6)
Cover A: Meredith Gran
Cover B: Steve Uy
Cover C: James Silvani
Writer: Meredith Gran
Art: Steve Uy
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: The hugely popular, award-winning game makes its comic debut! Our jump-inclined hero Doodler has landed in a mysterious wintry world — and an inhospitable one, at that! With the help of an enthusiastic new friend, can he dodge killer penguins and weather the storm? Find out in this charming first issue, written by Meredith Gran (Adventure Time: Marceline and the Scream Queens) with fantastic art by Steve Uy (Avengers Initiative, JSA Classified).
Doodle Jump, first released in 2009, is one of mobile gaming's most successful titles, and has earned continual praise for its excellence in innovation, performance and user experience. It's addictive yet accessible gameplay has made it a must-have classic and the #3 All-Time Top Paid iPhone app. Described by some as "Pac Man meets Ugly Dolls," Doodle Jump is everywhere…from prime time sitcoms (BIG BANG THEORY) to Late Night TV (JIMMY FALLON) to a fashion accessory for pop stars (LADY GAGA).
TUROK: DINOSAUR HUNTER #5
Covers: Bart Sears
Writer: Greg Pak
Art: Mirko Colak
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: A NEW ARC for our favorite Dinosaur Hunter! Turok has faced horrible forces from the east…but what's now coming from the WEST? If you were shocked by the first four issues, you won't BELIEVE what's coming next! An incredible change of direction from superstar writer GREG PAK (Batman/Superman)!
MAGNUS: ROBOT FIGHTER #4
Covers: Gabriel Hardman
Writer: Fred Van Lente
Art: Cory Smith
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: THE SWARM. A robotic collective that devours metal and recombines into modular monstrosities. They cannot be destroyed. They cannot be stopped. But screw it, Magnus is gonna try and punch 'em anyway. It's the action-packed end of Arc 1 by FRED VAN LENTE (Conan) and CORY SMITH (Fathom)!
SOLAR: MAN OF THE ATOM #3
Covers: Juan Doe
Writer: Frank Barbiere
Art: Joe Bennett
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: A BOLD NEW STEP FOR THE GOLD KEY UNIVERSE! Solar is reborn! But who bears the mantle and what will become of the original Doctor Solar? Can this new player stop the extraterrestrial threat that looms over earth, and not destroy herself in the process? Cosmic-fueled chaos comes from FRANK BARBIERE (Five Ghosts) and JOE BENNETT (Iron Man)!
DOCTOR SPEKTOR: MASTER OF THE OCCULT #2
Main Cover: Christian Ward
Writer: Mark Waid
Art: Neil Edwards
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Nothing makes sense…everything that Doctor Spektor has ever known is called into question, and he'll stop at nothing to uncover the secrets and lies that hide beneath the surface of reality. Can the Master Of The Occult overcome his fears, and learn the unfathomable secrets of the universe? Only the legendary MARK WAID (Daredevil) and NEIL EDWARDS (X-Factor) can tell you…
RED SONJA #12
MAIN COVER – JENNY FRISON
JOYCE CHIN VARIANT COVER
Writer: Gail Simone
Art: Walter Geovani
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: The wild and untamed climax to Sonja's epic journey to collect the six most gifted individuals of her age…but will she give them over to the sadistic emperor, as she promised?
RED SONJA: SANCTUARY (ONE-SHOT)
Covers: Sergio Fernandez Davila
Writer: Marc Mason
Art: Noah Solanga
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Raven returns! In a distant, hidden forest, Sonja finds Scathach's other chosen warrior has turned over a new leaf and renounced violence. Can Sonja do the same? Offered a chance to have friends, family, and a life without the sword, Sonja begins to see the course of her life change. But when a group of mercenaries determined to bring Raven to justice enter the mix, Sonja discovers that perhaps the only course her life can ever take is one of violence and tragedy!
CAPTAIN ACTION CAT: The Timestream CATastrophe! #3 (OF 4)
Covers: Art Baltazar
Writer: Art Baltazar, Franco and Chris "ZOD" Smits
Art: Art Baltazar
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: HA! The Timestream CATastrophe continues. What happens when our heroes, Captain Action Cat, Golden Age Action Cat, Ghost and X, wind-up in a SAVAGE Land and come face-to-face with a SAVAGE Beauty? RIGHT! A CATastrophe! I hope that boiling pot of water doesn't have anything to do with their visit. WATCH OUT for those throwing spears! Our heroes are in serious trouble! Make sure to keep an eye on the evil Dr. Evil Cat! AAAHH!! I think MAGIC may be the only thing that can save the good guys this time! Meanwhile…in Beautiful Downtown Skokie, Action Cat battles EVIL CAT as they meet some strangely transformed travelers. Guest starring Captain Midnight! Sky-Man! The Occultist! And the Phantom Lemur! It's true. Highly recommended by Franco's mom. Aw Yeah! She says to buy 2. :-D
JIM BUTCHER'S DRESDEN FILES: WAR CRY #1 (OF 6)
Covers: Stjepan Sejic
Writer: Jim Butcher, Mark Powers
Art: Carlos Gomez
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Four months have passed since the events depicted in Dead Beat, Jim Butcher's New York Times-bestselling 7th novel in the Dresden Files series. A war is raging between the vampire forces of the Red Court and the White Council—a war the wizards are losing. So desperate are the Council that they've dragooned the experienced and the outcast to reinforce their thinning ranks of Wardens. One of these draftees is one Harry Dresden, Chicago's only wizard for hire and a guy who's long been looked upon with suspicion by the supernatural authorities. Now, he's one of them, and his first big mission as a Warden is a doozy: take a small team of greenhorns to a frigid town in the middle of nowhere to rescue a handful of mortals who've been targeted by the Red Court. The question is, why exactly are these particular mortals so crucial to the outcome of the war? The answer will come only if Harry can keep them, and his team, alive for one very long night. An all new, original Dresden Files story featuring stunning artwork from Carlos Gomez, and covers by the amazing Stjepan Sejic!
THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN: SEASON 6 #4
MAIN COVER – ALEX ROSS
KEN HAESER "LI'L DOLLAR MAN" VARIANT COVER
Writer: James Kuhoric
Art: Juan Antonio Ramirez
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: We can rebuild him. Better than he was before. Better. Stronger. Faster. The Six Million Dollar Man is back with an original comic book continuation of the classic television series! Oliver Spencer has lost control of Maskatron and it may cost him and everyone in the OSI their lives. And amid the chaos and fear of alien infection, Steve is reunited with Jaime Sommers, the Bionic Woman. But can even two bionic powered agents stem the tide rising against humanity?
THE SHADOW: MIDNIGHT IN MOSCOW #2 (OF 6)
Covers: Howard Chaykin
Writer: Howard Chaykin
Art: Howard Chaykin
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: The streets of New York run red with criminal blood, as the families of organized crime wage war on each other. The streets of London conceal an international conspiracy that may very well put an end to humanity. And Lamont Cranston, aka The Shadow, has retired. WTF!?!!
THE SHADOW MASTER SERIES VOL. 2 TPB
Cover: Kyle Baker
Writer: Andy Helfer
Art: Kyle Baker, Marshall Rogers
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: This second volume of The Shadow Master Series collects the critically acclaimed "Seven Deadly Finns" storyline by Andrew Helfer and Kyle Baker, as well as Helfer and Marshall Rogers' prologue "Harold Goes to Washington," in which The Shadow races to save President Reagan from a most unlikely assassin! Collecting issues #7-13.
THE SHADOW: 1941: HITLER'S ASTROLOGER HC (NEW PRINTING)
Cover: Michael Kaluta
Writer: Denny O'Neil
Art: Michael Kaluta
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: New printing of Dynamite's 25th anniversary edition! Re-Mastered! On Easter Sunday of April 1941, a young woman pushes through the Manhattan crowds, racing for her life. It's a chase that will lead from the bustling American metropolis all the way to Berlin, the dark heart of the Nazi regime. Like marionettes dangling from invisible hands, neither Allies nor Axis agents can tell if they are the puppeteers… or the dolls whose strings get cut. Behind it all, The Shadow looms, a master of men with cold, hollow laughter and blazing .45 pistols! The acclaimed collaboration of Batman scribe Denny O'Neil and artist Mike Kaluta completely remastered!
FLASH GORDON #3
Covers: Marc Laming
Writer: Jeff Parker
Art: Evan Shaner
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: THE MAN FROM EARTH vs. THE BEAST-MEN OF ARBORIA! Flash must be crushed in public to prove all those who oppose Ming shall perish! Will Flash's wits and wiles win the day, or might Ming massacre his menace? Full-throttle space epic action from dream team JEFF PARKER (Batman '66, Aquaman), EVAN SHANER (Adventures of Superman) and JORDIE BELLAIRE (Moon Knight)!
DEJAH OF MARS #2 (OF 4)
Covers: Jay Anacleto
Writer: Mark Rahner
Artist: Jethro Morales
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: The more rocks Dejah Thoris overturns to find the missing John Carter, the more clues point to something bigger and more insidious than his disappearance. And the greater the chance she'll disappear – or be disappeared – herself!
WARLORD OF MARS VOL. 1 TPB (NEW PRINTING)
Cover: Joe Jusko
Writer: Arvid Nelson
Art: Stephen Sadowski, Lui Antonio
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: New Printing! The original warrior of Mars comes to Dynamite! Warlord of Mars is an incredible enhancement of the classic Edgar Rice Burroughs story, Princess of Mars. If you thought you knew the story, think again! Featuring John Carter, an ex-cavalry officer in the Confederate Army who finds himself mysteriously transported to Mars, joined on his adventures by Tars Tarkas, his Martian comrade, and Dejah Thoris, a Martian Princess. Collects the first 9-issues of the hit series, along with bonus material and a complete cover gallery featuring such great artists as Alex Ross, Joe Jusko, J. Scott Campbell, Lucio Parrillo, and more.
WARLORD OF MARS VOL. 4 TPB
Cover: Joe Jusko
Writer: Arvid Nelson
Art: Vincente Cifuentes, Leandro Oliviera, Everton Sousa, Rafael Lanhellas
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: John Carter smashed the power of the Therns, the evil priests who enslaved Mars for thousands of years with their false religion. But Matai Shang, the Holy Father of their order, has found the perfect way to strike back: through Carter's beloved, Dejah Thoris. Shang has kidnapped the princess and is heading for a remote kingdom that still blindly clings to his discredited faith. Meanwhile, distressing evidence emerges of a conspiracy that threatens to break the fragile peace, plummeting the Red Martians against the savage Green hordes! Can Carter's most steadfast ally, the mighty Tars Tarkas, overcome his own bestial urges and save the planet?
(NEW) BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: SIX #3 (OF 5)
MAIN COVER – JENNY FRISON
CRIS BOLSON VARIANT COVER
Writer: J.T. Krul
Art: Rod Rodolfo
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Alone and on the run, Eve begins to piece together the fragmented memories swirling in her head, as the time comes to face the truth. She is a Cylon. But what does that mean for her life and her purpose? What other lessons must she learn before realizing her destiny? And can anyone help show her the way? Witness the birth of a Cylon from the inside in this enthralling sci-fi adventure!
PATHFINDER: CITY OF SECRETS #2 (OF 6)
Main Cover: Genzoman
Variant Cover: Carlos Gomez
Writer: Jim Zub
Artist: Leandro Oliveira
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: The Pathfinder heroes are plunged into danger as a new threat emerges in Magnimar. Ezren ambushed, Kyra targeted, Merisiel tempted by her past… Will the group endure? Come see why Pathfinder is the industry's best-selling fantasy tabletop game. Each issue features an EXCLUSIVE removable, playable tactical map and poster!
DOC SAVAGE #7
Covers: Alex Ross
Writer: Chris Roberson
Art: Bilquis Evely
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: When his adventures began in 1933, Doc Savage was aided by five loyal associates. By 2014, his operation is truly global in reach, thanks to a smart phone of Doc's own design that allows anyone anywhere to ask for help or help others in return, and millions of people take part every day. But when everyone using the device is suddenly and without warning becomes immediately violent and aggressive, Doc might only have himself to blame…
DOC SAVAGE ARCHIVES VOL. 1 THE CURTIS MAGAZINE ERA HC
Cover: Ken Barr
Writer: Doeg Moench
Art: John Buscema, Tony DeZuniga, Ernie Chan
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: The Man of Bronze is back with a vengeance! In this brand new archival edition, the harrowing adventures of Doc Savage return straight from the 1970's—fully remastered and ready for action. With art done by John Buscema, Tony DeZuniga, and Ernie Chan to accompany writer Doug Moench, this book is a must have for any and all fans of Doc Savage and his Amazing Five. Revisit the classic Curtis magazine issues 1 through 8 and relive the glory days of the Man of Bronze.
THE TWILIGHT ZONE #6
Covers: Francesco Francavilla
Writer: J. Michael Straczynski
Art: Guiu Vilanova
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Diana Clark has discovered she can see the future. There's a lot to be said for that power. A lot of ways you can make money. A lot of ways to protect yourself from harm. But when one of those visions involves a mushroom cloud rising over the city, Diana must choose between saving her own life, and risking it all to save millions.
TWILIGHT ZONE VOL. 1 TPB
Cover: Francesco Francavilla
Writer: J. Michael Straczynski
Art: Guiu Vilanova
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: From the mind of J. Michael Straczynski, Hugo Award-winning creator of Babylon 5 and writer for the blockbuster films Thor, Changeling, and World War Z! Trevor Richmond is a Wall Street investor who embezzled millions and is about to tank the economy. Desperate to avoid the consequences for his actions, he goes to Expedited Services, which offers to help him disappear and enjoy a life of leisure in a new identity. But what exactly is this new life, how much is freedom worth, and what happens to the old life when someone else shows up to claim it? This captivating first volume will push the boundaries of The Twilight Zone into new and uncharted territory — a journey that will travel into the past and the future, into murder and revenge, and finally into the sunrise of nuclear Armageddon!
THE TWILIGHT ZONE ANNUAL 2014
Covers: Roberto Castro
Writer: Mark Rahner
Art: Randy Valiente, Andrea Mutti, Edu Menna
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Three stand-alone tales of the bizarre: A politician determined to cut aid to the poor finds himself in a Dust Bowl town in the Great Depression. Reality begins to slip away for a crusader against social network "over-sharing." And a Renaissance player who doesn't fit in with his present-day peers gets an ugly taste of the real thing.
ROBOTECH/VOLTRON #4 (OF 5)
Covers: Tommy Yune
Writer: Tommy Yune, Bill Spangler
Art: Elmer Damaso
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Bimonthly! Part 4 of 5. The mighty Super Dimension Fortress One has become the target of not just Khyron, but also King Lotor. Captain Gloval now finds the SDF-1 and its crew trapped in the conflict between the conquered world of Arus and the dark powers of the Drule Empire. Back on Earth, Commander Keith Kogane and the partially reassembled Voltron Force must venture away from the relative safety of Macross Island to search for their lost teammate Allura. A clue left by her late father Alfor may be the missing key to find their way back home.
ASH AND THE ARMY OF DARKNESS #8
Covers: Justin Erickson
Writer: Steve Niles
Art: Nacho Tenorio
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: FINAL ISSUE!!! Ash comes face to face with his own destiny as he discovers a possible clue to the origin of the curse of the dead. But before he can get any answers he has to go through…Sheila. This is the final throw down in the haunted woods that leads to the beginning of the end for the Army of Darkness.
ARMY OF DARKNESS VS. HACK/SLASH TPB
Cover: Stefano Caselli
Writer: Tim Seeley
Art: Daniel Leister
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: After a painful personal tragedy, Cassie Hack — the killer of supernatural serial killers — is doing her best to live a normal life. But an attack by the demonic Deadites forces the buttkickin' heroine back into action… and this time, she's not alone! Meet Cassie's new partner: Ashley J. Williams! Can this volatile pair keep from killing each other long enough to find the mystical Book of the Dead's stolen pages? Will Ash get some sugar? Or will Cassie make him kiss her bat? Two horror icons join in the mash-up that fans demanded! Intro by Tim Seeley with a complete script to issue #1 and a cover gallery.
CODENAME: ACTION TPB
Cover: Jonathan Lau
Writer: Chris Roberson
Art: Jonathan Lau
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: During the height of the Cold War, unknown forces scheme to heat up a global conflict. As key officials on both sides of the Iron Curtain are replaced with doppelgangers, the infiltration threatens to disrupt the precarious state of world affairs. The security of the Free World depends on a young secret agent, one assigned to shape the world's masked heroes into a force with singular purpose and unyielding resolve! Witness Operative 1001's transformation into the international secret agent and master of disguise, Captain Action… and his alliance with Green Hornet, Kato, Operator 5, Black Venus, American Crusader, Death Defying Devil, Fighting Yank, and The Spider! Features a complete cover gallery, the script to issue #1 and much more!
SHERLOCK HOLMES: MORIARTY LIVES #4 (OF 5)
Covers: Francesco Francavilla
Writer: David Liss
Art: Carlos Furuzono
MARKETING DESCRIPTION: The deadly game of cat-and-mouse between the world's most notorious villain and the most dangerous man in Switzerland continues to unfold with skull-cracking, wife-stealing, cattle-mutilating action! Moriarty begins to move his plan into his endgame, but he may have already been outwitted by the master alchemist who delights in murder and atrocity. Can Moriarty be evil enough to emerge as a hero, or will the people who have trusted him find themselves betrayed? The game is afoot in the penultimate issue!