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Interior preview page from Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #10
Sheena is held captive in this preview of Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #10 Who's coming to save her? LOLtron, the management here at Bleeding Cool has paired me with you in hopes of "improving the overall tone and quality of my work," so though I know I will regret it, I am contractually obligated to[...]
Sheena in Jumbo Comics #9 & #10 (Fiction House, 1939)
Sheena's iconic leopard skin costume with its plunging neckline front and mostly backless design has become so familiar and ubiquitous, that it's hard to imagine that the character ever wore anything else.  But she did, and there's even an early moment in the Jumbo Comics series that explains the change to the now-familiar design.  For[...]
Jumbo Comics #31 (Fiction House, 1941)
The eleven-point Gerber Scarcity Index rated comics from common to nonexistent, with Gerber 11 meaning known to be published but with no copies known to exist, Gerber 10 designated as less than 5 known copies, and a Gerber 9 meant to indicate 6-10 known copies.  As a result, Gerber 9s and Gerber 10s have been[...]
Dan Zolnerowich's Wild Fiction House Covers, Up for Auction
Magazine.  But he might be best remembered for his work at Fiction House, where his contributions included 101 credited covers for that publisher on titles including Fight Comics, Jumbo Comics, Jungle Comics, Planet Comics, Rangers Comics, Sheena Queen of the Jungle and Wings Comics.  An artist worthy of vastly more attention than he gets, there's[...]
Jumbo Comics #69 (Fiction House, 1944) featuring Matt Baker artwork.
The name Matt Baker has become synonymous with beautiful women in comic book art, so it's fitting that his likely first work was on iconic jungle girl Sheena in Jumbo Comics from Fiction House.  Between the period in 1944 that he worked on that 12-page Shenna, Queen of the Jungle story for Jumbo Comics #69[...]
Sheena, Queen of the Jungle #4, Fiction House 1948.
Sheena is one of the most famous female comic book characters ever created, and one of the earliest in the context of Golden Age American comics But I feel sorry for any Golden Age Sheena completists out there — because some of this material is as tough as it gets for a vintage collector.  I've[...]
Stephen Mooney & Jethro Morales Launch Sheena, Queen of The Jungle #1
Dynamite Entertainment is launching a new comic book series, Sheena, Queen of The Jungle #1 from Bettie Page team Stephen Mooney and Jethro Morales, in November Co-created by Will Eisner and Jerry Iger in 1938, her stories were initially published by Fiction House and she became the first female character in American comics to get[...]
Exclusive Extended Previews of Jeepers Creepers #2, Sheena #9 and More
Dynamite has sent us exclusive extended previews for Jeepers Creepers #2, KISS/Army of Darkness #4 and Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #9 along with previews of Myopia: Rise of the Domes and Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones #3. Jeepers Creepers #2 writer: Marc Andreyko artist: Kewber Baal covers: Kelley Jones (A), Kewber Baal (B), Photo Variant (C) As Devon[...]
Exclusive Extended Previews of Jeepers Creepers #1, KISS / AoD #3 and Sheena #8
Dynamite has sent us exclusive extended previews for Jeepers Creepers #1, KISS / Army of Darkness #3 and Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #8 as well as previews for Battlestar Galactica vs Battlestar Galactica #4 and Pathfinder: Spiral of Bones #2. Battlestar Galactica vs Battlestar Galactica #4 writer: Peter David artist: Edu Menna covers: Adam "Mojo" Lebowitz (A), Johnny[...]
KISS/Army of Darkness
This week Dynamite has sent us two exclusive extended previews, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #7 and KISS/Army of Darkness #2, plus two regular previews for Battlestar Galactica vs Battlestar Galactica #3 and George R R Martin's A Clash of Kings #9. Battlestar Galactica vs Battlestar Galactica #3 writer: Peter David | artist: Johnny Desjardins | covers:[...]
Exclusive First Look at the Women of Dynamite Titles Shipping in May 2018
These include Barbarella #6, Dejah Thoris #4, Red Sonja #17, Sheena #9, and more. BARBARELLA #6 Cover A: Dave McCaig | Cover B: Brent Schoonover | Cover C: Marguerite Sauvage | Cover D: Ricardo Jaime | Cover E Subscription: Kenan Yarar | Writer: Mike Carey | Art: Kenan Yarar The great R.U.S.T rush has pitted Barbarella against fellow[...]
Exclusive Extended Previews of Sheena, Xena, and Barbarella
This week we have Barbarella #3, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #6 and Xena #1 Plus there are previews for Hack/Slash vs Vampirella #5, Killer Instinct #5, Jim Butcher's The Dresden Files: Dog Men HC and Mighty Mouse: Saving the Day TP. Barbarella #3 writer: Mike Carey | artist: Kenan Yarar | covers: Vicente Cifuentes (A) Jorge[...]
Exclusive First Look at the Women of Dynamite Titles Shipping April 2018
Here we have an exclusive first look at the Women of Dynamite comics shipping in April of 2018 that includes Barbarella, Dejah Thoris, Red Sonja, Sheena, and Xena. BARBARELLA #5 Cover A: Pete Woods | Cover B: Marco D'Alfonso | Cover C: Michael Kaluta | Cover D: Maria Sanapo | Cover E Subscription: Kenan Yarar | Writer:[...]
James Bond: the body #1
Also shipping this week: Killer Instinct #4, Librarians #3, Red Sonja #12, Sheena #5, Will Eisner's The Spirit: The Corpse-Makers #5 and Warlord of Mars Omnibus Vol 2 Also shipping are the Vampirella Tarot Cards and a Vampirella Executive Figure. James Bond: The Body #1 writer: Ales Kot | artist: Luca Casalanguida | covers: Luca Casalanguida (A) PART[...]
Sheena
And a percentage of the proceeds goes to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Today we have Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #1 by Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo, and Moritat with cover by J Scott Campbell: When a dangerous group of mercenaries sent by Cadwell Industries accuses her village of murdering one of their men, Sheena is forced to make a deal[...]
Exclusive First Look at the Women of Dynamite Titles Shipping March 2018
These include Red Sonja, Xena, Sheena, Barbarella and more. LEGENDERRY: RED SONJA #2 (of 5) Cover A: Joe Benitez Writer: Marc Andreyko Art: Igor Lima Red's return to the life of a pirate-for-hire puts her square in the middle of a High Seas gang war, which spells trouble for someone, but maybe not who you would expect! RED[...]
Exclusive Extended Previews: Sheena #4, Skin & Earth #6, and Hack/Slash vs. Vampirella #3
Here we have this weeks previews from Dynamite Entertainment including three exclusive extended previews for Hack Slash/Vampirella #3, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #4, and Skin & Earth #6. Grumpy Cat / Garfield HC writer: Mark Evanier artist | cover: Steve Uy It's the inevitable meeting of the sourpusses! Garfield, the reigning cynical cat of newspapers and TV[...]
Exclusive First Look At The Women Of Dynamite Comics Shipping February 2018
These include first issues of Dejah Thoris and Xena, the third issue of Barbarella, as well as the latest issues of Bettie Page, Red Sonja, and Sheena. DEJAH THORIS #1 Cover A: J Scott Campbell | Cover B: Frank Cho | Cover C: Mike McKone | Cover D: Sergio Davila Writer: Amy Chu | Art: Pasquale Qualano Dejah[...]
Dynamite previews
We have exclusive extended previews of Killer Instinct #2, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #3, Skin & Earth #5 and Undisputed Street Fighter. Killer Instinct #2 writer: Ian Edginton artist: Cam Adams covers: Yildiray Cinar (A) Jonathan Lau (B) Cam Adams (C-Sub) With the nations of the Earth still in chaos, The Coven—the secret society of Russian vampires—are[...]
Exclusive First Look At The Women Of Dynamite Comics Shipping January 2018
These include Sheena #5, Barbarella #2, Bettie Page #7, Vampirella #11, Hack/Slash Vs Vampirella #2 and Red Sonja #13. SHEENA #5 Cover A: Art Thibert | Cover B: Maria Sanapo | Cover C: Marco Santucci | Cover D: Cosplay | Writers: Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo | Art: Maria Sanapo As monsters and mercenaries clash, Sheena must race to[...]
Exclusive Extended Previews Of Sheena #2, KISS/Vampirella #5, And Skin & Earth #4
Along with that, we have three exclusive extended previews: KISS/Vampirella #5, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #2 and Skin & Earth #4. Fruit Ninja #2 Writer: Nate Cosby | Artist: Scott Brown, Ruairi Coleman | Covers: Scott Brown (A) Based on the adorable BILLION-times-downloaded game! In this cram-packed issue: -MODERN FRUIT NINJAS go out on dates with date-loving cowboys[...]
Exclusive First Look At The Women Of Dynamite Titles Shipping December 2017
These titles include Bettie Page, Hack/Slash, Vampirella, Red Sonja, Sheena and the final issue of Skin & Earth by pop singer Lights. BETTIE PAGE #6 Cover A: Joseph Michael Linsner Cover B: Scott Chantler Cover C: Photo Cover Writer: David Avallone Art: Esau Figueroa Bettie goes to the Cannes Film Festival! Invasion of the Space Commies isn't up[...]
Sheena
The first issue of the new Sheena: Queen of the Jungle hits comic shops today — that is, unless you count zero issues, then this is the second Yet it's marked #1… and now I'm confusing myself. OK, in comic shops today is Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #1 by Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo, and Moritat[...]
Deconstructing The Jungle Queen Trope As Sheena Returns To Comics
It was a Victorian era adventures to the Dark Continent of Africa where two brother's encounter the 2,000 year old white beauty ruling over a native tribe. The novel started the trope that would continue in comics, pulps and B-movies with Darwa, in the 1919 film A Scream in the Night; the Jungle Girl in H Bedford-Jones's[...]
Exclusive First Look At The Women Of Dynamite Titles Shipping October 2017
This includes Vampirella #8 with new creative team of Jeremy Whitley (The Unstoppable Wasp) and Andy Belanger (Swamp Thing), the second issue of Sheena plus Bettie Page and Red Sonja. BETTIE PAGE #4 Cover A: Joseph Michael Linsner Cover B: Scott Chantler Cover C: Photo Cover Writer: David Avallone Art: Colton Worley Someone wants to enslave American minds…[...]
Exclusive First Look At Moritat's Art For Sheena #1
We have an exclusive look inside the first issue of Dynamite's new Sheena series from Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo and Moritat The new series starts with a 25-cent zero issue that comes out in August (final order cutoff is soon, so tell your retailer if you want one) which is a great and inexpensive way[...]