Legends Of Red Sonja Launches With Gail Simone, Nancy A. Collins, Devin Grayson, Jack Jadson, Noah Salonga, and Carla Speed McNeil

Plenty of names in that title to be very happy about, but for me I've always had a real soft spot for the work of Carla Speed McNeil. And she's drawing Red Sonja for Dynamite in November. Here's a look at that solicitation, and a few others from the publisher…

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Jay Anacleto, Frank Thorne
Gail Simone, Nancy A. Collins, Devin Grayson
Jack Jadson, Noah Salonga, and Carla McNeil
Page Count:
32 pages
On Sale Date
: November 6
Dynamite Entertainment presents a bold new experiment in graphic storytelling, as the biggest female stars in the worlds of prose, television, gaming and comics gather together to tell thrilling stories from the life of Red Sonja, which combine to make up her greatest adventure yet! This issue includes stories by Bram Stoker Award Winner Nancy A. Collins, and beloved Batman scribe, Devin Grayson, all braided together by an epic framing story told by Red Sonja scribe Gail Simone! This book is designed to appeal not just to fans of Sonja, but also the countless readers of these talented writers!

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Price: $3.99
Covers: Stefano Caselli, Tim Seeley, Ben Templesmith, Ken Haeser (Cute Exclusive Cover)
Writer: Tim Seeley
Art: Daniel Leister
Page Count: 32 pages
On Sale Date: November 20
Cassie and Ash must use the Necronimicon to travel back in time to Ancient Greece to prevent the Army of Darkness from aiding the alchemist Akakios! Are they ready for the debauchery of the Bacchanalians, and lots of olive oil?

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Price: $3.99
Covers: Marc Laming, Ramón Pérez
Writer: Jeff Parker
Art: Marc Laming
Page Count: 32 pages
On Sale Date: November 13
Jeff Parker (Batman '66, Agents Of Atlas, Thunderbolts) and Marc Laming (Planet Of The Apes, Splinter Cell) propel further into their epic event! Phantom, Mandrake and Flash Gordon have gone through hell to stop The Cobra from reaching the Kings Watch, but the mastermind pulls one last deception on them all…and gets exactly what he seeks! Now the forces of the universe turn against us and unleash a fate that changes the world…

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Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Covers: Joseph Michael Linsner
Writer: Eric Trautmann
Art: Milton Estevam
Page Count: 32 pages
On Sale Date: November 20
Lady Rawhide faces off against Adélina, leader of the Sisters of the White Rose. But all around them, forces loyal to the corrupt governor draw nearer, bent on killing everyone who stands against them. New alliances are formed, secrets revealed, and the final battle against oppression is about to begin…

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Price: $3.99
Rating: Mature
Covers: Alex Ross, Noah Salonga
Writer: Arvid Nelson
Art: Roberto Castro
Page Count: 32 pages
On Sale Date: November 6
The legendary ape-man starts having second thoughts about his newfound Martians "pals", the devious Therns, who just so happen to be the bitter enemies of John Carter. But all that might not matter – Carter is paying the Therns a little visit, and he and the ape-man are on a collision course that will change the face of two planets forever. Jane, the ape-man's wife, goes looking for proof of the Therns' treachery, and she ends up finding more than she bargained for. The sky erupts with fire in Lords of Mars #4 – War in Heaven!

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Price: $3.99
Covers: Christian Meesey, Jainai Jeffries
Writer: Jeremy Holt, F. Wesley Schneider
Artist: Christian Meesey, Jainai Jeffries
Page Count: 32 pages
On Sale Date: November 6
In "The Gobbling Goblin", as a small band of goblin's forage for food, one of them tells the legend of Kronkshaft– a cautionary tale of one goblin's ambition to eat the impossible, and the humorous series of events that his insatiable hunger gets him into. And in "Horsechopper", everyone knows that goblins hate horses, even going so far as to craft vicious weapons called "horsechoppers." So what happens when a pair of unsuspecting goblins suddenly come face to face with their worst nightmare one day? A darkly comic spin on a survival horror tale!

Price: $4.99
Cover: Carlos Gomez
Writer: Jim Zub
Art: Kevin Stokes
Page Count: 40 pages
On Sale Date: November 27
Magnimar is a city of mythic architecture and colorful occupants. When Merisiel and Kyra decide to 'hit the town' and explore their new home, they end up with more trouble than they bargained for – cutthroat thieves, betrayal, swashbuckling swordplay and much more are found in this super-sized story that couldn't be contained in the regular Pathfinder series.


Price: $19.99
Cover: Walter Geovani
Writer: Eric Trautmann
Artists: Marcio Abreu, Edgar Salazar
Page Count: 128 pages
Red Sonja, heroine for hire, is drawn to the jade kingdom of Khitai with the promise of riches beyond belief. A land of rigid honor codes and fanatical warriors loyal to a god-emperor, Khitai is the perfect place for a master swordswoman to ply her trade. But when honor demands she aids the fabled land's most revered warrior in conflict against an ancient creature of limitless power, can Sonja save this jade kingdom from running red with blood?

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Price: $3.99
Covers: Jenny Frison, Becky Cloonan, Stephanie Buscema
Gail Simone
Art: Walter Geovani
Page Count: 32 pages
On Sale Date: November 13
Red Sonja, still recovering from her near-death ordeal, leads a small band of rebels in a stealth war against the invading armada, while the supreme dealer of death Dark Annisia returns to wreak havoc on Sonja's small band of allies! Blood, lust and vengeance surround Red Sonja as she faces her ultimate foe!


Price: $3.99
Cover: Francesco Francavilla
Writer: Ande Parks
Artist: Esteve Polls
Page Count: 32 pages
On Sale Date: November 27
Blizzard! On their way across the endless plains of Kansas, Tonto and The Lone Ranger are caught in the snowstorm of the century. In addition to the snow, the West's greatest heroes must battle a band of cold-blooded killers and a case of pneumonia. The old west wasn't always high noon, a bright sun and dust. Sometimes it was midnight, a full moon and pure white for as far as the eye could see. The snow of the plains will be stained with blood by the end of this long night for The Lone Ranger.

Price: $3.99
Cover: Colton Worley
Writer: David Liss
Artist: Ivan Rodriguez
Page Count: 32 pages
On Sale Date: November 20
FINAL ISSUE! It's the series finale, and Wentworth must take on the greatest threat to the New York: Wentworth Industries! With his back to the wall, his family business in criminal hands, and his allies gone, the Spider has never been more desperate – or more dangerous. This is the thrilling, exploding, guns-a-blazing series conclusion that will change the character forever!


Price: $3.99
Covers: Sean Phillips, Dan Panosian
Writer: Andy Diggle
Art: Aaron Campbell
Page Count: 32 pages
On Sale Date: November 27
When both sides are gunning for you, keep your head down and play them off against each other. That's Weaver's only chance to get out alive. If he runs, he'll lose his last chance to discover the truth about his own origins. But if he stands his ground, he might just find there's a worse fate than death awaiting the Specials…


About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.

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