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Dynamite Entertainment has sent Major Spoilers a glimpse into its offerings arriving in stores this week. This week’s previews come from Dark Xena #1 featuring (what else?) the return of Dark Xena. We also get a sneak at the next installment of Battlestar Galactica: Cylon Apocalypse #3, and Raise the Dead #2. Take the jump for the goodness, and if you like what you see, make sure you tell your retailer.

DARK XENA #1
WRITTEN BY JOHN LAYMAN
ART BY NOAH SALONGA
COLORED BY CHRIS GARCIA
COVER ART BY: AARON (INCREDIBLE Hulk) LOPRESTI (25%) FABIANO (Marvel Zombies)NEVES (25%), PHOTO (25%) AND STJEPHAN SEJIC (25%)!

Writer John Layman returns and he’s joined by artist Noah Salonga as they present the return of Dark Xena!

Taking place some time after the series finale of Xena: Warrior Princess and before the events of the “Contest of Pantheons.” – featured in DYNAMITE’S Xena #’S 1-4 – “Dark Xena” finds Gabriele making a request of the Gods and learning that you must be very, very careful, what you wish for, and how you wish for it! Xena is Dead, Long Live Xena.. er.. Dark Xena that is, and by Dark, we mean just plain Nasty…Mean… and Evil…

Featuring a trio of awesome covers from Aaron (Incredible Hulk) Lopresti, Fabiano (Marvel Zombies VS. THE Army of Darkness) and Stjepan (The Darkness) Sejic!

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RAISE THE DEAD #2
WRITTEN BY LEAH MOORE AND JOHN REPPION
ART BY HUGO PETRUS
COVERS BY “DYNAMITE” ZOMBIE ARTISTS – Arthur Suydam (75%) AND Sean Phillips (25%)!

Dynamite enters the land of the dead with an all-new Zombie tale set in the middle of a full scale zombie infestation! This time though, there’s a twist as Dynamite puts the “living” into the living dead! Writers Leah Moore and John Reppion are joined by the newest Dynamite artistic sensation, Hugo Petrus, for this special Zombie event!

Issue #2 continues the undead action as our small band of survivors, having made a fateful decision at the end of issue #1, race towards their destiny in the bowels of a research laboratory. It’s here they’ll meet the enigmatic Dr. Jones, who may hold the key to humanity’s salvation, or may drive the final nail into humanity’s coffin!

Raise the Dead will also feature two covers from two Zombie experts -Arthur (Marvel Zombies, Marvel Zombies VS. THE Army of Darkness) Suydam AND Sean (Marvel Zombies) Phillips!

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BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: CYLON APOCALYPSE #3

WRITTEN BY ULTRA-POPULAR TV WRITER/PRODUCER! JAVIER (WRITER/PRODUCER: “LOST” AND “MEDIUM”) GRILLO-MARXUACH;
ART BY CARLOS RAFAEL
COVER ART BY Michael Golden, Pat Lee, Carlos Rafael and Stephen Sadowski (SHIPPING IN EQUAL RATIO).

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT presents an all-new, Battlestar Galactica event featuring the DYNAMITE Debut of Javier (Lost, Medium) Grillo-Marxuach he unleashes the Cylon Apocalypse!

In this issue: All-Out War as the Galactica and her Viper’s do battle with the Cylons and their Raiders as Adama has ordered the virus released against the Cylon Empire! Buit, all doesn’t go as planned for Starbuck as he finds himself left behind on the Cylon world!

Featuring another stunning array of covers by Michael Golden, Pat Lee, Carlos Rafael and Stephen Sadowski!

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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2 Comments

  1. Dierna
    May 1, 2007 at 5:17 pm — Reply

    Wha?!@the preview for Dark Xena… is that Cthulu?!

  2. May 1, 2007 at 5:27 pm — Reply

    Sure looks like it doesn’t it? It is referred to as “the place where the old ones hibernate”. But it is kind of hard to tell with the body being hidden and all. Looks like this issue could be a great read if you are a Xena fan!

    Cheers
    Stephen Schleicher

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