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Dynamite Entertainment has sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek at titles arriving this week. Among the new releases; The Lone Ranger #7, Dark Xena #3, Painkiller Jane Volume 2 #2, and Terminator 2: Infinity #1.

I’m really impressed by the properties Dynamite has been able to obtain over the years, and with what they have been able to do with them.

THE LONE RANGER #7
Writer: Brett Matthews
Penciller: Sergio Cariello
Covers: John Cassaday (50/50 ratio)
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Western

The Lone Ranger continues from Dynamite with issue #7 of the ongoing series – beginning a brand new storyline – – and debuting after the extra special story from The Lone Ranger Free Comic Book Day Comic read by the hundreds of thousands of fans on Free Comic Book Day!

That’s right, The Lone Ranger is back with the creative team that has forever left their mark on the most famous of lawmen – John Reid as he continues his quest for justice in the Old West. Aided by Tonto, Lone Ranger #7 opens a new chapter for the famous duo and, to help launch this dynamite new story John Cassaday is creating two connecting covers!
Find out what everyone’s been talking about in June as The Lone Ranger rides again!

Fans, ask your local retailer for the Cassaday Black and White, Virgin and Wraparound incentive covers!

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DARK XENA #3
Writer: JOHN LAYMAN
Penciller: NOAH SALONGA
Colorist: INLIGHT STUDIO
Covers: FABIANO (Marvel Zombies) NEVES (25%), STJEPAN SEJIC (25%), JONATHAN LAU AND XENA PHOTO (25%)!
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Fantasy/Adventure

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 Gabrielle 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!

In this issue: Dark Xena continues as Gabrielle and Joxer devise a plan to infiltrate Xena’s deadly gang and save their friend! Plus, what plans does Ares, the God of War, have for this new and deadly Warrior Princess! Find out in this issue “(Re)Born Bad!”
Featuring a trio of art covers: Stjepan Sejic, Jonathan Lau and Fabiano Neves along with another Xena photo cover!

Fans, ask your local retailer for the Neves Black and White Incentive Cover!

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PAINKILLER JANE VOLUME 2 #2
Story: JOE QUESADA and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Writer: JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Penciller: LEE MODER
Colorist: CHRIS GARCIA
Covers: AMANDA (Supergirl, THE PRO) CONNER (75%) and ALECIA RODRIGUEZ (25%)!
Genre: Action Adventure
Rating: Teen+

As seen on the Sci Fi Channel! Jane is back! The creative team of Joe Quesada, Jimmy Palmiotti and Lee Moder return for an all – new Painkiller Jane event!

The story that exploded (literally!) out of issue #0 and barreled into issue #1 continues here as Jane faces “the Infidel” – – a new character that will play a major role in note only this series, but in Jane’s entire future! All guided by Jane creators Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti and PKJ artist Lee Moder!

Fans, ask your local retailer for the Conner Black and White Incentive Cover!

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TERMINATOR 2: INFINITY #1
Writer: SIMON FURMAN
Penciller: NIGEL RAYNOR
Colors: INLIGHT STUDIO
Covers: PAT LEE, STJEPAN SEJIC; AND NIGEL RAYNOR
Genre: Science Fiction
Rating: Teen +

He said he’ll be back and DYNAMITE’S got him – only it’s not just the T – 800 that will be featured in the all new Terminator comic book series, but the T – 1000 and the all – new T – Infinity!

Legendary Transformers writer Simon Furman is at the helm along with NEW BATTLESTAR Galactica artist Nigel Raynor as they unleash the “Trial by Fire”! In this opening DYNAMITE TERMINATOR 2 event, Skynet sets out to destroy the Terminators in the past to preserve their (mostly) human free future! Starring all the familiar characters from the smash film in the dark, post – apocalyptic future as seen in the films!

Fans, ask your local retailer for the Sejic Virgin, Lee Negative Art incentive covers!

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THE LONE RANGER: NOW AND FOREVER HARDCOVER COLLECTION
Writer: Brett Matthews
Artist: Sergio Cariello
Covers and Art Direction: John Cassaday
Colors: Dean White

A fiery horse with the speed of light, a cloud of dust and a hearty hi-yo Silver. The Lone Ranger! With those words, fans young and old grew to love The Lone Ranger and now, DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT proudly presents the definitive collection of their all-new Lone Ranger series! Featuring the all-star creative team of writer Brett Matthews, art director and cover artist John Cassaday, artist Sergio Cariello, colorist Dean White and letterer Simon Bowland, The Lone Ranger has grown to be THE most talked about comic of the year! And now, all 6 issues are presented in one ultimate hardcover collection — the complete story of how John Reid was transformed into The Lone Ranger, and, along with his partner Tonto, set a new standard of justice in the Old West! Also features a complete cover gallery featuring all of Cassaday’s covers for the series, a look into the sketchbooks of Cassaday and Cariello and more!

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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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1 Comment

  1. J'osh
    July 18, 2007 at 11:20 am — Reply

    First post on the site I’m going by the Martian translation of Josh to differentiate from the other one.

    Would anyone else love to see Dynamite pick up “Brisco County Jr.”? Maybe just me.

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