Dynamite Entertainment has sent us a batch of exclusive extended previews for the new Nancy Drew series from Kelly Thompson and Jenn St-Onge, Dejah Thoris #5 and Xena: #5 along with previews for the Ash vs Army of Darkness trade, Greatest Adventure HC and Pathfinder Vol 6: Runescars HC.
Ash vs Army of Darkness TP
writers: Chad Bowers, Chris Sims artist: Mauro Vargas cover: Nick Bradshaw
FC | 144 pages | $19.99 | Teen+ | 5/2
COLLECTING ISSUES 0-5 "The name is Ash, but you can call me Mr. Williams!" Ash finds out the hard way that major corporations frown upon the dismemberment of Deadites on company property and has to seek a new form of employment. What better place for the man with the chainsaw hand to be than in the public school system! The Chosen One goes undercover as a substitute teacher to find out who is messing with the Necronomicon. Along the way he encounters a secret government agency called S.M.A.R.T. who are charged with ridding the world of the undead menace. Oh, and they have modeled themselves after the methods of everyone's new favorite "cool" teacher. Ash vs. The Army of Darkness collects issues #0-5 of the series written by Chad Bowers & Chris Sims (X-Men '92, SwordQuest) and artists Mauro Vargas (Star Wars) & Sam Lotfi (DC New Talent Showcase).
Dejah Thoris #5
writer: Amy Chu | artist: Pasquale Qualano covers: Mike McKone (A), Sean Chen (B), Sergio Davila (C)
Water, water, everywhere… The Princess of Mars discovers the hard way what it means to be a Jeddak as she faces an unthinkable situation on the barren planet of Barsoom, death by drowning…
Greatest Adventure HC
writer: Bill Willingham artist: Cezar Razek cover: Cary Nord
FC | 248 pages | $29.99 | Teen+
COLLECTING ISSUES 1-9 + BONUS CONTENT Heroes and heroines – along with the villains – from the entire Edgar Rice Burroughs library stand together! Tarzan, Jane Clayton and Meriem Clayton, John Carter and Dejah Thoris, Korak The Killer, Jason Gridley, Billy Byrne, Bridge, The Oskaloosa Kid, Barney and Victoria Custer, Jim Stone, Townsend Harper, Virginia Maxon, Johnny La Fitte, The Rider, Shannon Burke, Ulysses Paxton, and more! Together for the first time! Tarzan and Jason Gridley have assembled a crew of the greatest adventurers their world has to offer. Aboard the Martian sky ship Venture, they've set off in pursuit of a powerful gemstone called the Eye of Judgment. They're in a race to find the gem against an alien battleship called the Resolve. If the villains aboard the Resolve get it first, they'll be able to construct a death ray that can reach across the stars themselves, and kill anyone on any world, with the touch of a button. Explore the worlds of Edgar Rice Burroughs as never before with Eisner Award-winning writer Bill Willingham (Fables) and artist Cezar Razek (Red Sonja) exploring every corner of the Burroughs world in this 248-page hardcover collecting the complete, 9-issue epic, and featuring all of the covers by Cary Nord (Conan), Greg Smallwood (All-New Guardians of the Galaxy), Roberto Castro (Red Ronja/Conan), and more!
Nancy Drew #1
writer: Kelly Thompson artist: Jenn St-Onge covers: Tula Lotay (A) Marguerite Sauvage (B) Annie Wu (C) Jenn St-Onge (D-Sub)
Nancy Drew is seventeen and good at everything…ESPECIALLY solving crimes. But her totally-in-control-and-obviously-running-perfectly- smooth-(but-not-really) life hits a snag when a mysterious message drags her back to the hometown she left behind. There she'll have to find out which of her friends are still her friends, which are enemies, and who exactly is trying to kill her…and (hopefully) stop them before they succeed. KELLY THOMPSON (Hawkeye, Star Wars, Rogue & Gambit) and JENN ST-ONGE (Giant Days, The Misfits) team up to present an all-new modern spin on a classic mystery icon!
Pathfinder Vol. 6: Runescars HC
writers: F. Wesley Schneider, James L. Sutter artist: Ediano Silva cover: Igor Lima
FC | 168 pages | $29.99 | Teen +
COLLECTS ISSUES 1-5 + BONUS MATERIAL An exciting new Pathfinder adventure begins! The Pathfinder heroes receive a desperate plea to unmask a killer stalking the chaos-gripped city of Korvosa. A new queen has ascended the city's Crimson Throne, and now deadly armored Hellknights and Gray Maidens clash in the streets. With the help of a cagey adventuring detective, the heroes race down the perilous trail of a brutal murderer—only to realize that the next target might be one of their own! Dare the magic and monsters of gothic Korvosa in this adventure from Pathfinder co-creators F. Wesley Schneider & James L. Sutter, with art from Ediano Silva Contains pull-out poster map and official Pathfinder RPG bonus encounters!
writer: Meredith Finch | artist: Vicente Cifuentes covers: Sergio Davila (A), Vicente Cifuentes (B)
Confronted by a victim from her murderous past, Xena must decide what price she is willing to pay for her sins. But is Gabrielle willing to let her? All roads lead to one final epic battle between present and past, for the soul of a Warrior Princess.