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Dynamite Entertainment has sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in January 2009.

COMICS:

AOD18covCohn.jpgARMY OF DARKNESS #18
Elliott Serrano (W) Dave Simons (A)
Cover: Scott Cohn

Army of Darkness/Xena co-writer Elliott Serrano strikes out on his own for a special “done-in-one” AOD story featuring the art of Dave Simon! Ash goes south of the border to wrestle with a resurrected Aztec warlord who plans to use the Spanish Necronomicon to take take revenge on the descendants of those who killed him and then take over the world.

BlackTerror04_Cov_Ross.jpgBLACK TERROR #4
Alex Ross, Jim Krueger (W) Mike Lilly (A)
Covers: Alex Ross, Mike Lilly, Surprise Artist!

From the shocking last page of issue #3 comes the startling conclusion to the opening story arc of DYNAMITE’S PROJECT SUPERPOWERS series!

Overseen by Alex Ross, scripted by Jim Krueger and illustrated by Mike Lilly, issue #4 promises to close this arc with a BANG as the Terror may finally get an answer and the SUPERPOWERS make another drastic and dramatic move that changes the world forever!

Featuring three covers: ALEX ROSS, Mike Lilly (1-in-12) and Surprise Artist cover (1-in-15)! All on high-end cardstock covers ala Marvel’s Civil War and Secret Invasion!

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Boys26_Cov_Robertson.jpgTHE BOYS #26
Garth Ennis (W) Darick Robertson, John Higgins (A)
Covers: Darick Robertson, Garry Leach

Hughie takes a break from his undercover op, hoping to find a little Romance amidst the chaos of the G-world. MM’s investigations take him down some dark paths- though not as dark as Butcher’s, who gets a nasty surprise and promises even worse for the culprit. And in the senses-shattering story of the year, featuring two-fisted titanic action the way you demanded it, the endlessly uncanny G-Men go for… brunch?

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THE DEATH-DEFYING ‘DEVIL #2
Alex Ross, Joe Casey (W) Edgar Salazar (A)
Covers: Alex Ross, John Cassaday, George Tuska, Edgar Salazar

Issue #2 continues the adventure from Alex Ross, Joe Casey and Edgar Salazar as the spin-off from PROJECT SUPERPOWERS races through its first story arc! Featuring the Dynamite debut of the Silver Streak AND a surprise appearance on the last page of another “lost” ally of the ‘Devil’s in his quest to rid this new world of The Claw once more! Plus, more clues to the mysterious and shattering origin of the “Dragon”!

Featuring two “Dynamite” main covers for this amazing second issue by ALEX ROSS (50%) and JOHN CASSADAY (50%).
PLUS chase covers by Golden Age great, GEORGE TUSKA (1-in-12) and interior artist EDGAR SALAZAR (1-in-15)! All on high-end cardstock covers ala Marvel’s Civil War and Secret Invasion! (Visit www.DynamiteEntertainment.com to see the Tuska and Salazar covers.)

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Also Available: Signed by Alex Ross
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BF-Billy01CovCassaday.jpgGARTH ENNIS’ BATTLEFIELDS: DEAR BILLY #1
Garth Ennis (W) Peter Snejbjerg (A)
Covers: John Cassaday, Garry Leach

More incredible stories from Garth Ennis as his “BATTLEFIELDS” series continues exclusively from DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT! For this second mini-series – DEAR BILLY – Garth is joined by artist Peter Snjeberg and cover artist John Cassaday for a haunting tale of wartime in 1942…

1942: In the tropical splendour of the South China sea, as the Second World War spreads across the far east, a young woman finds herself in paradise… and then in hell. Nurse Carrie Sutton is caught up in the Japanese invasion of Singapore, suffering horrors beyond her wildest nightmares- and survives. Now she attempts to start her life anew, buoyed up by a growing friendship with a wounded pilot- only for fate to deliver up the last thing she ever expected. Carrie at last has a chance for revenge… but should she take it? In the midst of a world torn apart by war, you can fight and you can win- but you still might not get the things you truly want.

Also, features a variant cover by Garry (Dan Dare) Leach!

Also Available: B/W Cassaday cover signed by Garth Ennis
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HIGHLANDER ORIGINS: THE KURGAN #1
Brandon Jerwa (W) Carlos Rafael (A)
Covers: Stephen Segovia (50%), Carlos Rafael (25% and 25%)

Highlander mastermind Brand Jerwa returns to the mythos with a special 2 issue mini-series event telling the origin of the barbaric Kurgan for the first time ever!

Joined by artist Carlos Rafael and lead cover artist Stephen Segovia, HIGHLANDER ORIGINS: KURGAN #1 (OF 2) is the definitive tale of the immortal Kurgan, Connor MacLeod’s most deadly foe! Never what you expect, Dynamite’s Highlander continues to thrill old and new fans alike!

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Also Available: Limited Edition Foil Cover
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JG2-03_Cov_Cho-noUPC.jpgJUNGLE GIRL SEASON 2 #3
Frank Cho, Doug Murray (W) Adriano Batista (A)
Covers: Frank Cho, Adriano Batista

Jana the Jungle Girl awakens inside a very damp cave, captured and surrounded by the mer-men — along with one of Captain Mason’s crewman, these strange underwater beings are prepared to sacrifice the pair of them to their god!

Featuring covers by Frank Cho (and a special variant cover by interior artist Adriano Batista) and scripts by Doug Murray, Jungle Girl continues to thrill fans of all types!

THE LONE RANGER AND TONTO #2
Brett Matthews, Neil Turitz (W) Vatche Mavlian (A)
Cover: John Cassaday

In “Reston” writers Brett Matthews and Neil Turitz are joined by illustrator Vatche Mavlian for a haunting tale of monsters and broken dreams… all in the once bustling mining town of Reston, where things are decidedly not what they seem.

40 page special featuring a cover by John Cassaday!

THE MAN WITH NO NAME #9
Luke Lieberman, Matt Wolpert (W) Wellington Dias (A)
Covers: Richard Isanove, Homs

Savage Tales writers Luke Lieberman and Matt (Entourage) ­Wolpert take their turn at the man with no name with a story arc entitled “Holliday in the Sun” which kicks off here and runs for 5 issues (with new story artist Diego Bernard)! Featuring painted covers by Richard (Dark Tower) Isanove and Homs!

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NEW BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: CYLON WAR #1
Joshua Ortega, Eric Nylund (W) Nigel Raynor (A)
Covers: Stephen Segovia, Nigel Raynor

Before the time of mankind’s exodus from the twelve colonies (as told in the current award winning Battlestar Galactica series on SCI FI) and the returned menace of the Cylons, a war was fought between man and machine. A story that has never before been told, until now….

Now, Dynamite Entertainment is proud to present the CYLON WAR mini-series event, from writers Joshua (Frank Frazetta’s Death Dealer) Ortega and Eric (Halo) Nylund, Galactica veteran artist Nigel Raynor and cover artists Stephen (Wolverine) Segovia (50%) and Nigel Raynor (50%)

Fully authorized by Sci Fi and the show producers, the world of Galactica and the first “apocalypse” with the Cylons is explored here as only Dynamite can!

48 pages total featuring eight pages of production art and script excerpts!

Also Available: Limited Edition Foil Cover
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RED SONJA #42
Brian Reed (W) Walter Geovanni (A)
Covers: Adriano Batista, Fabiano Neves, Jackson Herbert

The countdown is on! As her quest for the Blood Dynasty continues, Red Sonja is about to face her ultimate destiny, only she has no idea what’s waiting for her! Reed and Geovani continue to astound and cover artists Adriano Batista (25%), Jackson Herbert (25%), Fabiano Neves (50%) delight fans new and old!

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TermRevo02covRaynor.jpgTERMINATOR: REVOLUTION #2
Simon Furman (W) Lui Antonio (A)
Covers: Richard Isanove, Nigel Raynor

The loss of the T-Infinity causes consternation and alarm within the Skynet Hub. Has it been destroyed? Captured? Could it be used against them? They have to know. Skynet preps an advanced Hunter/Killer in the form of a feral dog (known as a Dire Wolf) — sending it through time to salvage or destroy the T-Infinity, whichever comes first!

XENA vs. AOD 2: WHAT.. AGAIN?! #4
Thank GOD it’s over… I mean, this one was really running on fumes, wasn’t it? Four. Issues. Of. This? Oof!

But, when Dynamite gives you lemons you make lemonade (w/alternate covers) and that’s what we have here as we wrap up this mess by Brandon (I can do more than licensed books) Jerwa, Elliott (who am I again) Serrano and Miguel (never make fun of the artist, he’s the most important part of this mess) Montenegro!

Zorro11_Cov_Francavilla.jpgZorro11_Cov_Wagner.jpgZORRO #11
Matt Wagner (W) Cezar Rezik (A)
Covers: Matt Wagner, Francesco Francavilla

More action and adventure from Dynamite, Matt Wagner and Cezar Rezik – with alternate covers by Francesco Francavilla — as Zorro continues!

The growing love triangle between the cunning Diego (alter ego of El Zorro), the beautiful Lolita and the thuggish Pasquale continues, but when Pasquale conspires to win Lolita by deception, Zorro is forced to step in!

COLLECTIONS:

AODXenaVol1TPBCov.jpgARMY OF DARKNESS vs. XENA: WHY NOT? TPB
John Layman, Brandon Jerwa (W) Miguel Montenegro (A)
Cover: Fabiano Neves
104 pages

The cross-over no one expected is here! Too big for the movie or television screen, Dynamite presents the ultimate “Why Not?” tale as Ash and his Army of Darkness meets Xena, the Warrior Princess in the this 4-issue mini series event!

Written by John Layman and illustrated by Miguel Montenegro, our series finds Ashley J. Williams transported to the world of Xena and Gabrielle — and most importantly Autolycus, who of course, bears more than a passing resemblance to our main man Ash. Throw in the Necornomicon and an evil little ash taking charge of a group of fairies (the winged kind) and you’ve got yourselves one rollicking adventure!

This collection also includes a complete cover gallery, featuring the art of Fabiano Neves and UDON Studios!

DvE_TPB_Cov.jpgDARKNESS / EVA: DAUGHETER OF DRACULA TPB
Leah Moore, John Reppion (W) Edgar Salazar (A)
Cover: Paul Renaud
104 pages

Dynamite Entertainment and Top Cow Productions follow-up their first crossover – Witchblade: Shades of Gray (now available in trade paperback) – with a titanic team-up of epic and arcane proportions.

As Jackie Estacato’s control over the Darkness teeters on collapse, Eva tracks the rogue Darklings fleeing his control and confronts Jackie himself – but not before the two of them come to the attention of Count Von Orlok, who has his sights set on both the elimination of Eva, and control of the Darkness!

Featuring the complete four issue series, along with a cover art gallery by Paul Renaud, Brett Booth and Edgar Salazar

LoneRangerCoverBook.jpgTHE LONE RANGER: THE COVER ART OF JOHN CASSADAY
Art by John Cassaday
Introduction by Brett Matthews

Every Lone Ranger cover produced by John Cassaday is presented here in this special edition, treasury size comic! Previously available only at Wizard World Texas 2008, limited quantities available, allocations may occur.

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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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