Here we have the full December solicitations from Dynamite Entertainment including new series Shaft, Lady Demon, Battlestar Galactica: Death of Apollo, a new Army of Darkness by Cullen Bunn plus the second issue of Django / Zorror.
Writer: David Walker Art: Bilquis Evely Covers: Dennis Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz, Francesco Francavilla, Michael Avon Oeming, Ulises Farinas, Matt Haley
Who's the black private dick that's a sex machine with all the chicks? Shaft! Created by author Ernest Tidyman, and made famous in a series of novels and films, iconic hero Shaft makes his comic book debut in an all-new adventure. He's gone toe-to-toe with organized crime bosses, stood up to the cops, squared off against kidnappers, and foiled assassination attempts. But who was John Shaft before he became the hardboiled investigator with a reputation as big as New York City itself?
Army of Darkness #1
Writer: Cullen Bunn Art: Larry Watts Covers: Gabriel Hardman, Tim Seeley, Art Adams, Walter Flanagan
As the Chosen One, Ash has seen some strange things and visited some strange times and places. But nothing has prepared him for this! Catapulted into the depths of space, Ash must confront the Deadites in a place where no one can hear his screams… or his chainsaw… or his boomstick! What do the forces of the evil dead want with the International Space Station? Whatever it is, Ash embarks on his most out-of-this-world adventure in order to stop them!
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: THE DEATH OF APOLLO #1
Writer: Dan Abnett Art: Dietrich Smith Covers: Mike Mayhew, Dietrich Smith, Livio Ramondelli,
The shocking new Battlestar Galactica event starts here! The fleet has been travelling for ten years, and at last the human survivors seem to be leaving the war and the Cylons behind them. But the threats never go away. A voice from the past and a bizarre twist of fate leads Galactica into danger once again, and events will take place that will change everything, forever. A milestone in Battlestar continuity, by Guardians of the Galaxy writer Dan Abnett and cosmic superstar artist Dietrich Smith.
Lady Demon #1
Writer: Aaron Gillespie Art: Mirka Andolfo Covers: Joyce Chin, Mirka Andolfo, Allison Sohn, Cat Staggs, Cedric Poulat "Bombshell"
On the run from Lucifer's hit squad, Lady Demon rides a newly arrived soul back to earth. Little does she know, the soul is attached to a woman in the middle of a dark conspiracy. That suits Lady Demon just fine because it means she gets to kill a whole lot of people.
The Art of The Boys: The Complete Covers by Darick Robinson
Writer: Darick Robertson Art: Darick Robertson Cover: Darick Robertson
HC 208 Pages Mature 12/24
In a world where superheroes roam the earth in search of justice for the common man, who brings justice to the superheroes? The Boys do. Butcher, Wee Hughie, Mother's Milk, The Frenchman and The Female are the badasses that keep the supes in line—protecting mankind from some truly deranged superheroes. Now, for the first time ever, fans can experience the entire collection of fantastically controversial cover art from series artist and co-creator Darick Robertson. This edition also includes all of the exclusive variant covers by legendary guest artists Jim Lee, Dave Gibbons, Howard Chaykin, David Lloyd, and John Cassaday. Topped off with a bonus afterward by producer Adam McKay (Anchorman, Talladega Nights), the definitive collection of covers fans have been clamoring for has officially arrived—all in one glorious hardcover!
DOCTOR SPEKTOR: MASTER OF THE OCCULT VOL. 1 Trade Paperback
Writer: Mark Waid Art: Neil Edwards, Roberto Castro Cover: Christian Ward
TPB 136 Pages Teen+ 12/17
TV legend. Wall Street wolf. Internet mogul. Tabloid bad boy. Master metaphysicist. Spiritualist. Monster hunter. Doctor Adam Spektor is all of these things… and less. For fifteen years, Spektor has traveled the globe to smoke out and defeat werewolves, vampires, ghosts, and everything else that goes bump in the night… and yet, his success has brought him no peace. Some part of him is missing, something he needs but can't name. But he's about to find what's missing in an unlikely place. A supernatural thriller that shatters all realities, courtesy of award-winning author Mark Waid (Kingdom Come, Daredevil, Indestructible Hulk)!
MAGNUS: ROBOT FIGHTER #10
Writer: Fred Van Lente Art: Roberto Castro Cover A Main: Jonathan Lau
In this chapter entitled "Lair of the Basilisk", Leeja has discovered a horrible truth that rocks her to her core. And it's all Magnus' fault. But that'll have to wait, because 1A has a new mission for his "son" Magnus…free the Basilisk, a horrendous monstrosity capable of destroying the world…
SOLAR: MAN OF THE ATOM #9
Writer: Frank J. Barbiere Art: Jonathan Lau Cover A Main: Marc Laming
Earth! It's pretty cool. There's cable, and other stuff. But now that Erica's been all around the universe and discovered that she can do pretty much anything…the transition back to normal life has been kinda challenging. Luckily she's got distractions, like her ghost-dad bugging her about galactic math, her brother trying to screw her out of her inheritance…and villains trying to take over the world. It's enough to make a girl want to adopt 30 or so dogs and cats. Check out a brand new arc of Solar!
CHAOS! Holiday Special
Writer: Steve Seeley, Michael Moreci Art: Rodolfo Rodriguez, Juan Antonio Ramirez, Carlos Reno Cover: Emanuela Lupacchino
Join your favorite characters from the Chaos universe for holiday mayhem! This oversized one shot has the slashers, lunatics, and dark heroes you know and love–Evil Ernie, The Chosen, and more show the dark side of killer Santas and psycho snowmen on the loose!
Writer: Marc Andreyko Art: Dave Acosta Cover A Main: Emanuela Lupacchino
It's Christmas! And nothing says "Happy Holidays" like —-a vampire Santa Claus? Chastity returns home to New York City, but her most likely lonely holiday is interrupted by the evil machinations of a child-collecting Saint Nick! Can Chas overcome the flood of melancholy memories of family holidays past before "Santa Claws" adds more victims to his horrifying collection? He knows if you've been bad…
Evil Ernie #3
Writer: Tim Seeley, Steve Seeley Art: Rafael Lanhellas Covers: Tim Seeley, Ardian Syaf,
Ernie and Smiley have made their way to a Ghost Hunting Convention, but they aren't here to see "celebrities." It's superhuman slasher against superhuman slasher as Evil Ernie takes on the Death worshiping psycho Carrion Jane! Meanwhile, it's up to Mary Young to save innocent bystanders, because Ernie and Jane only have eyes for each other!
Writer: Aaron Gillespie Art: Javier Garcia Miranda Covers: Nei Ruffino, Joyce Chin
With the chalice of regeneration in her hot red hands, Purgatori is one step closer to regaining her powers. But in order to get them back, she's going to have to return to the fiery pits of hell…this time as a mere mortal. Don't miss the Hell and Back story arc's action-packed penultimate issue!
The Devilers #6
Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov Art: Matt Triano Cover: Jock
The team is in retreat, all hope is seemingly lost, and the traitor in their midst may have shown their hand. It's up to Chun-Bai to see the true nature of their situation before it's too late.
Writer: Duane Swierczynski Art: Keith Burns Cover: Tim Bradstreet
When you're sitting next to a blonde ladykiller and you've got a dead body in the trunk and you're violating your parole big-time, there's only one way to go, hombre: south of the border. But you can't sit in a cheap Mexican resort slamming tequila and watching Chinese tourists square dance all night long. You've got to deliver that body to the one shady man who can hide it forever. Problem is, it looks like the garbage man is sizing you up for a grave of your own! If you thought Cody Pomeray tripped into his own personal hell in the first three issues of EX-CON, you're not going to believe where he ends up next…
TERMINAL HERO #5
Writer: Peter Milligan Art: Piotr Kowalski Cover: Jae Lee
Addicted and dangerous, in a desperate attempt to strengthen Treatment Q, Mia and Minesh kidnap scientists at the research station where it was developed, and where professor Q is being kept in a ghastly half life. Meanwhile, Rory is struggling with his own demons until a meeting with an old and very unwelcome "friend" spins his life in an even more horrible direction. Addictive loops, jealous monsters, and an unlikely offer of a pact.
Alice Cooper #4
Writer: Joe Harris Art: Eman Casallos Cover: David Mack
Alice Cooper has broken free from his bondage and worked hard to reconsolidate his power. But when the Nightmares in his realm begin following a new Lord who walks among them, can an old rock n' roller survive? Over-the-top shock and worst nightmares collide in the penultimate chapter of our first arc!
The Avenger Special
Writer: Mark Rahner Art: Edu Menna Cover: Robert Hack
1939: Ordinary, law-abiding citizens are turning into shambling maniacs who attack and eat their victims. As The Avenger and his Justice Inc. crew investigate, a new client comes to the man with the dead face and icy eyes for help: a young singer named Billie Holiday, who's received death threats before her appearance on a new invention called "television." Pulp-era thrills and horror from writer Mark Rahner (The Twilight Zone, Army of Darkness/Reanimator).
THE BIONIC WOMAN: SEASON FOUR #4
Writer: Brandon Jerwa Art: David T. Cabrera Cover A Main: David T. Cabrera
It's the final issue of Dynamite's Bionic Woman revival! Jaime Sommers will do anything she can to escape North Eden…but not if it means leaving the town's innocent citizens behind. There are surprises around every corner (and we mean that), with plenty of bionic action and intrigue along the way! Guest-starring The Six Million Dollar Man!
BOB'S BURGERS #5 (OF 5)
Writer: Chad Brewster, Justin Hook, Rachel Hastings, Mike Olsen, Jeff Drake Art: Tony Gennaro, Frank Forte, Tyler Garrison, Robin Brigstocke, Steven Theis, Hector Reynoso
Cover A Main: Hector Reynoso
The final issue in the first-ever Bob's Burgers miniseries, featuring five original stories of the Belcher family! In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, Tina finds a familiar face; Bob cultivates a list of literary classics; Louise tries to shed light on a Boyz 4 Now mystery while denying having any interest in them whatsoever; Linda imagines an alternate universe; and Gene presents a musical set at Robot College.
CAPTAIN VICTORY AND THE GALACTIC RANGERS #5 (OF 6)
Writer: Joe Casey Art: Nathan Fox, Connor Willumsen Cover A Main: Nathan Fox
The crew of the Dreadnaught Tiger is within reach of their goal! But can they get to Captain Victory — either one of them — before they're destroyed by the hostile environments they're stuck in? Cosmic Armageddon is right around the corner!
THE DAMNATION OF CHARLIE WORMWOOD #3 (OF 5)
Writer: Christina Blanch, Chris Carr Art: Chee Cover: Chee
Charlie seems to have his home life under control. However, he gets an offer than he can't refuse. Or can he? But did the teacher learn enough from the student to complete the assignment? If he fails this assignment, the consequences could be fatal.
DJANGO / ZORRO #2
Writer: Quentin Tarantino, Matt Wagner Art: Esteve Polls Covers: Jae Lee, Francesco Francavilla,
In anticipation of the Transcontinental Railroad, Archduke of Arizona Gürko Langdon has enslaved the natives for labor on a state-wide railway, while he waits for the United States to honor his claim as sovereign of the territory, per the Treaty of Hidalgo-Guadalupe. Learning of the archduke's injustice to the people of Arizona, Don Diego de la Vega enlists the bounty hunter Django as his personal bodyguard as he sets off to undo Langdon's schemes. All too familiar with the cruelties of slavery, Django is eager to assist Diego on this mission, though it is more political than the gunslinger prefers… even so, there seems to be more to the old fox than his fussy millionaire persona lets on.
DOC SAVAGE SPECIAL
Writer: David Walker Art: Kewber Baal Cover: Robert Hack
Known as the cousin of world famous adventurer Doc Savage, Pat Savage wants nothing more than to prove she has what is takes to be a hero. What starts out as a thankless job as a babysitter, soon turns into an epic life-and-death struggle that finds Pat squaring off against sinister forces. It's a double-size tale of two-fisted action starring the first lady of pulp adventure, Pat Savage, Woman of Bronze.
Flash Gordon Holiday Special
Writer: Elliott Kalan, Dan Mccoy, Stuart Wellington Art: TBA Cover: Evan Shaner, Jordie Bellaire, Ken Haeser
Deck the galactic halls! You're getting three titanic tales for the price of one, by the triple-team of Elliott Kalan, Dan McCoy and Stuart Wellington from The Daily Show and the hit podcast, The Flop House! Flash and Zarkov head back to Arboria to teach their alien friends about Christmas, only to find that Arboria…already knows what Christmas is? Then a tale on Earth, featuring an abandoned Beast-Man helped by a Jewish family during Hanukkah! And finally, Dale Arden rings in the New Year on the violent and horrifically frigid Frigia!
Jennifer Blood: Born Again #5
Writer: Steven Grant Art: Kewber Baal Cover: Stephen Segovia
Final issue in the character-defining Born Again miniseries! As her mysterious benefactor's agenda becomes clear, Jen and her psychopathic doppleganger finally square off in their ultimate death match. But even if she somehow survives that, she faces being mercilessly hunted by a world that now knows she's still alive. Where can you run to when everyone's out to get you? Does she face an endgame she can't possibly win, or can Jennifer Blood carve out a new direction for her life and gain a new lease on death?
JIM BUTCHER'S THE DRESDEN FILES: WAR CRY Hardcover
Writer: Jim Butcher, Mark Powers Art: Carlos Gomez Cover: Stjepan Sejic
An original graphic novel, set in official canon with the ongoing Dresden Files novel series, created exclusively for comics! A war is raging between the vampire forces of the Red Court and the White Council – a war that 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.
This graphic novel collects the critically acclaimed five-issue series in one volume, and features a bonus section with Jim Butcher's original story outline, sketchbook artwork from Carlos Gomez, cover gallery with roughs from Stjepan Sejic, and more!
JOHN CARTER: WARLORD OF MARS #2
Writer: Ron Marz Art: Abhishek Malsuni Cover: Ed Benes, Bart Sears, Emanuela Lupacchino,
Alien invaders are on the verge of conquering all Barsoom. Only one man stands between them and the planet's annihilation: John Carter, Warlord of Mars. But John is marooned deep in the Martian wastes, confronted by a savage white ape. Even if he survives, how will he return to the side of his beloved Dejah Thoris in time to save his adopted world? Ron Marz finally tackles the series he's always wanted to write, teaming with rising artistic star Abhishek Malsuni for the best Barsoom ever!
JUSTICE, INC. #5 (OF 6)
Writer: Michael Uslan Art: Giovanni Timpano Covers: Alex Ross, Francesco Francavilla, Gabriel Hardman, Ardian Syaf
When Doc Savage's Fortress is blown to bits by the combined brain-trust of The Voodoo Master and our all-powerful mystery villain, the battleground for the soul of mankind moves to New York City where the agents of The Shadow and Doc's team are nowhere to be found! As Doc battles a dark menace over the skies of New York, The Shadow confronts The Voodoo Master in Coney Island's House of Horrors. Stalemated, it's up to Richard Henry Benson, the world's newest Avenger, to learn how to manipulate his frozen, zombie-like face and mold it into masterful disguises, to stop them from controlling Time, itself, to solve the mystery of his wife and daughter's disappearance, and to do what he is now cruelly fated to do— Avenge!
LONE RANGER: VINDICATED #2 (OF 4)
Writer: Justin Gray Art: Rey Villegas Cover A Main: Marc Laming
In the second chapter of Vindicated, the Lone Ranger and Tonto cross paths with criminals and cutthroats as they rescue damsel in distress, Fiona Doyle who instantly capture's the Ranger's heart. Meanwhile Tonto encounters some men who will stop at nothing to get their revenge.
LONE RANGER VOL. 8: THE LONG ROAD HOME Trade Paperback
Writer: Ande Parks Art: Esteve Polls Cover: Francesco Francavilla
The legend of the Lone Ranger and Tonto lives on, in two-fisted tales from the Old West! Thrill to the famous masked man's adventures as he avenges the cold-blooded murder of Abilene marshal Tom "Bear River" Smith, rescues a stranded wagon and its precious cargo from a deadly Colorado blizzard, saves an elderly rainmaker from a lynch mob during a season of drought, pursues a high-strung outlaw after a botched bank heist, foils the train robbery by a war-obsessed Chiricahua renegade, and averts the starvation of an Arapaho tribe after pleasure-seekers hunt their only food source — the American buffalo — to near extinction. Also, Tonto takes center stage in a origin story that proves that a rider is only as good as his horse, as his escape from Fort Garland leads to a fateful first encounter with his trusty stead, Scout.
MERCY THOMPSON #3 (OF 6)
Writer: Patricia Briggs, Rik Hoskin Art: Tom Garcia Cover: Tom Garcia
Continuing the all-new Mercy Thompson comic book adventure by New York Times' bestselling author Patricia Briggs, set in official continuity! While Mercy establishes a fae connection to the unearthed child's bodies, her step-daughter Jesse continues to suffer at the hands of the local school bullies. Then, new student Jill starts taking an unhealthy interest in the bullies — but why?
NEIL GAIMAN'S THE LAST TEMPTATION Hardcover Remarked Edition – Signed by Neil Gaiman and Remarked by Michael Zulli
Writer: Neil Gaiman Art: Michael Zulli w/ remastered art by David Curiel at InLight Studios Cover: Dave McKean
HC 168 Pages Teen+ 12/10
Signed by Neil Gaiman and remarked by Michael Zulli! Revisit this tall tale in its new stunning, hardcover format by Neil Gaiman, Alice Cooper and Dave McKean! Re-enter the world of the Grand Guignol and the Theatre of the Real as Dynamite celebrates the release of the fully colored and totally remastered version of Alice Cooper and Neil Gaiman's terrifying series, Last Temptation. Young Steven has a grave choice to make— will he join the Showman and accept the horror? Featuring remastered Michael Zulli art by David Curiel at InLight Studios! Also, the collection contains complete scripts to all three issues, Neil Gaiman's original correspondence with Alice Cooper, and Neil Gaiman's original outline. The Remarked edition is limited to only 200 copies in the world!
RED SONJA #18
Writer: Gail Simone Art: Walter Geovani Covers: Jenny Frison, Adriana Melo
Gail Simone concludes her epic run on Red Sonja with the most heart-wrenching event in the life of our heroine! Face-to-face with the man she hates and distrusts most in the world, Red Sonja hears – for the first time ever – his side of the story. The last survivor of the craven murderers who wiped out her tribe finally comes clean at the end of Sonja's blade. But then… something wholly shocking and unexpected happens. Nothing will prepare you for what's to come, as Sonja's infamous blood rage comes to a boil!
RED SONJA: THE BLACK TOWER #4 (OF 4)
Writer: Frank Tieri Art: Cezar Razek Cover: Amanda Conner
Final issue! The pulse pounding finale to the biggest Red Sonja event of the year! But after last issue's shocking ending– where can our story go from here? What will happen to Red Sonja as the Black Tower reveals all its secrets and the true force behind it is revealed? Find out in our startling conclusion!
THE SHADOW NOW Trade Paperback
Writer: David Liss Art: Colton Worley Cover: Tim Bradstreet
Having spent decades in the east to rejuvenate himself, the greatest pulp hero of them all, The Shadow, returns to New York in modern times. Lamont Cranston seeks to resume his old life, and his heroic alter-ego is ready to stand once more as an enemy to evil. But while he slept, his foes have remained vigilant, and the most dangerous man that The Shadow has ever faced prepares to rise once more… with his wicked progeny by his side! It's the shocking beginning to a new era for the Shadow!
THE SHADOW ONE-SHOT
Writer: Michael Moreci Art: Anthony Marques Cover: Robert Hack
Faced with a world without The Shadow, his agents must step up and take down a crime syndicate that is crippling the city! From the mean streets to the mountains of China, the agents run a counter operation to break up this menace and uncover its mysterious leader. Margo, Jericho, Cliff, and more unite to stem the bitter fruit of crime!
SHERLOCK HOLMES VS. HARRY HOUDINI #3
Writer: Anthony Del Col, Conor McCreery Art: Carlos Furuzono Covers: Aaron Campbell, Colton Worley
Detective Sherlock Holmes' and magician Harry Houdini's refusal to investigate the attacks on Houdini's shows together leads to a horrific attack on a loved one and puts Holmes and Houdini face to face with a deadly force that defies death…
SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN: SEASON 6 Trade Paperback
Writer: James Kuhoric Art: Juan Antonio Ramirez, David T. Cabrera Cover: Alex Ross
TPB 144 Pages Teen+ 12/24
Better. Stronger. Faster. The original Six Million Dollar Man, Steve Austin, was a man barely alive until the OSI transformed him into the world's first Bionic Man. Now, he and Oscar Goldman are the most effective team in National Security. But a rogue faction in the OSI is making a power play for that position with a new type of infiltration agent – one that is completely obedient and robotic. Fan-favorite classic action figure Maskatron joins the official Six Million Dollar Man original television continuity. Can a soulless machine that wears Steve Austin's very face make the Six Million Dollar Man obsolete? And as Steve's world is threatened from within, his very actions unknowingly release an alien menace upon an unsuspecting world. It's a return to the original 1970s Six Million Dollar Man in all its groovy bionic glory – Da-Na-Na-Na-Na!
The Twilight Zone #12
Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Art: Guiu Vilanova Cover: Francesco Francavilla
The final issue of J. Michael Straczynski's epic return to The Twilight Zone! Wall Street embezzler Trevor Richmond, who exchanged one life for another and ended up with neither…barrista Diana Westby, who blinked in the face of nuclear terror and disappeared into an eternity of fear…and private investigator Roy Chambers, who has entered the past and must make the ultimate sacrifice for another…three stories, three lives that converge in this final issue. One final choice in this final issue has the potential to save all of them…or destroy them. You may think you know what happened in the first eleven issues of this series, but can you ever really be sure about anything…in the Twilight Zone?
Writer: Nancy A. Collins Art: Patrick Berkenkotter Cover: Mike Mayhew, Jenny Frison
Vampirella assumes the role and obligations of the Drago, joining the Kabala clandestine organization of supernatural creatures. When a strange, rabies-like plague spreads through the slums of Sao Paolo like wildfire, infecting victims with homicidal fury, the Kabal calls upon Vampirella to capture the disease's murderous creator — one of The Accursed, a human condemned to eternal life for his sins: the fabled Dr. Faustus.
VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVES VOL. 11 Hardcover
Writer: Bruce Jones, Len Wein, Steve Englehart, Bill DuBay, Gerry Boudreau, Nicola Cuti, Cary Bates Art: Jose Gonzalez, Esteban Maroto, Leo Duranona, Russ Heath, Enrich, Bob Larkin Cover: Penalva
HC 400 Pages Teen+ 2/4
More exciting horror and science fiction tales are collected in this eleventh volume of Vampirella Archives. These classic Warren-era storylines showcase Vampirella's acting career as she meets supernatural menaces both on-screen and off, plus tales of ghosts, dragons, zombies, yetis, and all matter of unearthly danger. Collecting Vampirella Magazine #72-79, featuring the work of Jose Gonzalez, Esteban Maroto, Bruce Jones, Len Wein, and many more. Includes a wealth of bonus materials from a bygone era, including the "Feary Tales" feature on urban legends, the monthly "Scarlet Letters" column, "Vampi's Vault" of creator biographies and literary reviews, and intact vintage advertisements.
VAMPIRELLA: FEARY TALES #3 (OF 5)
Writer: Nancy A. Collins, Elaine Lee, Joe R. Lansdale Art: Jack Jadson, Eman Casallos, Elmo Eklabuz Cover: Jay Anacleto, Art Adams
Vampirella is still trapped inside the nightmarish netherworld of the Feary Tales book, tormented by the disembodied voice of the mysterious Storyteller, and her only hope of escaping is if she can survive the ghoulish mix-ups of familiar nursery tales until she reaches the last story. But first she must weather Stephen R. Bissette (Swamp Thing) and Denis St. John's (Monster Pie) macabre re-imagining of the classic Betty Boop version of "Snow White", then help track down a little missing mermaid in Gail Simone's (Red Sonja) "Thirsty, Thirsty Town".