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

ProjSPII-03-Ross-Cov.jpgPROJECT SUPERPOWERS: CHAPTER TWO #3
Written by ALEX ROSS & JIM KRUEGER
Art by EDGAR SALAZAR (main story)
Art by DOUG KLAUBA (painted Man-Cat origin story)
Main cover by ALEX ROSS
Chase covers by LUCIO PARRILLO (1-in-5) & STEPHEN SEGOVIA (1-in-12)

32 pages FC
$2.99

The Superpowers continue to battle one of their own in the continuing adventures of Dynamite’s powerful superhero odyssey! Featuring the FIRST appearance of TRUTH & DARE! Overseen by Alex Ross and written by Jim Krueger, artist Edgar Salazar continues to sizzle and issue #3 also features the painted – by Doug Klauba – origin sequence (2 BIG pages) of Man-Cat!

Project Superpowers: Chapter 2 #3 features a main cover by Alex Ross and chase covers by Lucio Parillo (1-in-5) and Stephen (Wolverine) Segovia (1-in-12)!

ProjSPMeetBads02-cov-ross.jpgPROJECT SUPERPOWERS: MEET THE BAD GUYS #2 (OF 4)
Written by ALEX ROSS & JOE CASEY
Art by MIKE LILLY
Cover by ALEX ROSS

32 pages FC
$2.99

Dynamite invites you to “Meet the Bad Guys!” with this special PROJECT
SUPERPOWERS series plotted by Alex Ross, scripted by Joe Casey and illustrated by Dynamite artistic sensation Mike (The Black Terror) Lilly! As the heroes return, the villains rise – this second villainous issue introduces The Revolutionary… an awesome force to be reckoned with for the Fighting Yank! Special 4-issue series!

Athena01-Cov-Renaud.jpgATHENA #1
Written by DOUG MURRAY
Art by PAUL RENAUD & FABIANO NEVES (main story)
Main and foil covers by PAUL RENAUD (25%)
Variant covers by DENNIS CALERO (25%), FABIANO NEVES (25%) & PATRICK BERKENKOTTER (25%)
Athena/Obama flip-cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
B&W sketch retailer incentive cover by PAUL RENAUD
Negataive Art retailer incentive cover by DENNIS CALERO

32 pages FC
$3.50

Dynamite presents the debut of Athena! Featuring a story from veteran writer Doug (Savage Tales, Red Sonja) Murray and illustrated by both Paul Renaud and Fabiano Neves, the goddess Athena is reborn into our world! Each issue will feature a special flashback sequence from Paul (Red Sonja) Renaud, with modern-day sequences illustrated by Fabiano (Army of Darkness vs. Marvel Zombies) Neves! The series also kicks off with a special flip sequence featuring the meeting of the Obama Family and the Goddess Athena!

All of that, plus four incredible covers on issue #1 (and a special flip-cover for the Obama back-up) by Fabiano Neves, Paul Renaud, Patrick Berkenkotter and Denis Calero!
Retailers, check order form for ordering incentives.

Boys34-cov-Robertson.jpgTHE BOYS #34
Written by Garth Ennis
Art by Carlos Ezquerra
Cover by Darick Robertson

32 pages FC
$2.99

Stormfront: the super-nazi, the Aryan demigod, the worst of the Third Reich’s racial dreams come true… versus what’s left of The Boys. Can our ragged little band defeat this dreadful ubermensch? Will the Female ever awaken from her coma? Will the cavalry arrive in time, or ever? All this and more, in the bone-snapping, gut-rupturing  conclusion to The Self Preservation Society.

Herogasm05 cov-Robertson.jpgTHE BOYS: HEROGASM #5 (OF 6)
Written by Garth Ennis
Art by JOHN McCREA
Cover by Darick Robertson

32 pages FC
$2.99

Welcome to The Supies, a night of glitz and glamour beyond any awards ceremony mere mortals could devise. Who will win Best New Team? Greatest Hero? Best Meat In the Sandwich? Exactly what is the Homelander hinting at in his acceptance speech? And in light of last issue’s developments, how do Vought American’s plans for the Presidency impact on the world of all things supe-ish? Find out in the penultimate episode of Herogasm.

Thulsa02-covers-Ross.jpgRED SONJA PRESENTS: THULSA DOOM #2
Written by ARVID NELSON
Art by LUI ANTONIO
Cover by ALEX ROSS
Spot color cover by ALEX ROSS

32 pages FC
$3.50

The origin of the ultimate anti-hero, Thulsa Doom Continues!  Atlantis is destroyed! The world is in chaos! And Thulsa seeks his own path to ultimate power!

From the pages of writer Robert E. Howard comes Dynamite’s Thulsa Doom! Written by Kull writer Arvid Nelson and illustrated by Lui (Red Sonja) Antonio, the daring opening story arc continues!

Also Available: Spot color cover

Galactica1980-01-Cov-Parrillo.jpgGALACTICA 1980 #1
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by CEZAR RAZEK
Cover by LUCIO PARRILLO

32 pages FC
$3.50

One of the most controversial series in Sci Fi’s history is back! Some fans love it, some fans hate it, but one thing’s for certain, writer Marc Guggenheim is going to do Galactica 1980 the “right” way! Lives will be lost as the re-imagining of 1980 begins here and unlike anything you’ve seen before in a Galactica comic book!

Featuring artist Cezar (Zorro) Razek along with a fully painted cover from Lucio Parrillo.

LR18-cov-Previous Art.jpgTHE LONE RANGER #18
Written by BRETT MATTHEWS
Art by SERGIO CARIELLO
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY (50%)
Variant (black & white) cover by JOHN CASSADAY (50%)

32 pages FC
$3.50

The Lone Ranger rides again! Continuing their plan of releasing incredible Lone ranger comics as the story arcs are complete, Dynamite is unveiling the next thrilling chapter in their saga of the Lone Ranger! The creative team remains in place: Covers by John Cassaday, Writing and direction by Brett Matthews and Art by Sergio Cariello!

Zorro16 Cov-Wagner.jpgZORRO #16
Written by MATT WAGNER
Art by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Main cover by MATT WAGNER (75%)
Variant cover byJOHN SNYDER III (25%)

32 pages FC
$3.50

Artist Francesco Francavilla returns to the pages of Zorro! Under the skillful hand of Eisner nominated writer and cover artist Matt Wagner, Dynamite’s Zorro series continues with issue #16 and the explosive second chapter of our third story arc. This time, El Zorro faces a band of merciless pirates and the line continues to blur between the masked avenger and his alter-ego Diego!

GBU03-Cov-Cariello-NotFinal.jpgTHE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY #3
Written by CHIUCK DIXON
Art by ESTEVE POLLS
Main cover by DENNIS CALERO (75%)
Variant cover by SERGIO CARIELLO (25%)

32 pages FC
$3.50

From the classic movie, the Good, The Bad, and The Ugly! The Man with No Name rides again, this time under the veteran hand of writer Chuck (G.I.Joe) Dixon in a brand-new Dynamite series! The Man is on a new trail, one the leads to a $5000 bounty for Miles Devereaux, a thief of epic proportions….

Buck04 cov-Cass-NotFinal.jpgBUCK ROGERS #4
Written by SCOTT BEATTY
Art and variant cover by CARLOS RAFAEL (25%)
Main cover by JOHN CASSADAY (75%)

32 pages FC
$3.50

The Future is here! From Dynamite, Scott Beatty, John Cassaday and Carlos Rafael…. Buck Rogers! It is ray guns and jet packs galore in this next exciting issue of Buck Rogers! Fans are still reeling from the explosive events of our first three issues, and now…… Find out in Buck Rogers #4, the science fiction comic book of the 2009 and beyooooond!

AODObama02-cov-Nauck.jpgARMY OF DARKNESS: ASH SAVES OBAMA #2 (OF 4)
Written by ELLIOT SERRANO
Art by ARIEL PADILLA
Covers by TODD NAUCK
Variant cover by LUCIO PARRILLO (25%)

32 pages FC
$3.50

After surviving the Necro-Comic-Con 2009, our hero, Ashley J. Williams, wakes to (drum roll please) Dawn of the Dorks. The President has been sold a piece of the Necronomicon, so what’s a chosen one to do? Find out in the second chapter of ARMY OF DARKNESS: ASH SAVES OBAMA! You know you want to!

This special Army of Darkness mini-series event is written by Elliott (Army of Darkness/Xena) Serrano, illustrated by Ariel Padilla and features covers by Todd (Amazing Spider-Man) Nauck and Lucio Parillo!

AOD25-cov-Cohn.jpgARMY OF DARKNESS #25
Written by MIKE RAICHT
Art by SCOTT COHN
Cover by SCOTT COHN

32 pages FC
$3.50

That’s right, you medieval deadites 25 issues of chainsaw-swingin’ good times for the Ashley J. Williams! What surprises does the creative team and Dynamite have in mind for Ash and company for this monstrous milestone? (You got me! These scripts give me nightmares!) Find out in this issue from writer Mike Raicht and artist Scott Cohn!

SHERLOCK HOLMES #5 (OF 5)
Written by LEAH MOORE & JOHN REPPION
Art by AARON CAMPBELL
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

32 pages FC
$3.50

The acclaimed mystery from Dynamite concludes. Can the world’s greatest detective unravel his greatest mystery? Find out in the conclusion of “The Trial of Shelock Holmes!”

THE COMPLETE DRACULA #5 (OF 5)
Story by BRAM STOKER
Adapted by LEAH MOORE & JOHN REPPION
Art by COLTON WORLEY
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

40 pages FC
$4.99

Dynamite’s Complete Dracula concludes here! With Van Helsing’s group in pursuit of the Lord of the Undead, Dracula returns to Transylvania. Here, see the final showdown between Van Helsing and Dracula… with the soul of Mina at stake (literally).

COLLECTIONS

THE BOYS DEFINITIVE EDITION VOL. 2 HARDCOVER
Written by Garth Ennis
Art by DARICK ROBERTSON with JOHN HIGGINS
Cover by Darick Robertson

400+ pages
$75.00

The series all of your friends want you to read continues in its second “definitive” edition as Dynamite presents issues 15 through 30 of The Boys in one massive, oversized hardcover!

This edition  includes the storylines “I Tell You No Lie, GI”, “Good For the Soul” and “We Gotta Go Now”, and features bonus art materials, a complete cover gallery with the alternate cover art by such talent as Steve Dillon, John Cassaday, Dave Gibbons and Jim Lee, and much more!

Volume 1 is sold out, and Volume 2 will be printed and limited to initial orders!

NOTE: ADVANCED SOLICIT FOR NOVEMBER 2009

PowerGloryTPB-Cov.jpgPOWER AND GLORY TRADE PAPERBACK
Written by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Art by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Cover by HOWARD CHAYKIN

120+ pages
$19.99

Written and created by Howard Chaykin. A crime fighter is genetically engineered to be a super-hero – but when the test goes awry and he doesn’t have the super-hero qualities needed, he has to be teamed up with a former CIA agent who is the brains behind the duo. One gets all the glory while one has all the power.

Collects issues 1-4 as well as the Holiday Special one-shot!

LRStripArchiveCover.jpgTHE LONE RANGER COMIC STRIPS COLLECTION HARDCOVER
Written by CARY BATES
Art by RUSS HEATH
Cover by RUSS HEATH

300+ pages
$39.99

Presenting a deluxe 10” x 7” hardcover collection of Cary Bates and Russ Heath’s timeless Lone Ranger comic strip. Features over 500 comic strips originally syndicated from 1981 through 1984, complete with an overview and introduction and historical material. This collection features both the black & white daily strips as well as the full color Sunday strips!

NOTE: ADVANCED SOLICIT FOR NOVEMBER 2009
Retailers, check order form for ordering incentives.

DeadIronsVol1Cov-Lee.jpgDEAD IRONS HARDCOVER
Written by JAMES KUHORIC
Art by JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER

Cover by JAE LEE
120 pages
$19.99

Three undead bounty hunter siblings blaze a path of death and destruction across the old west as a lone tortured soul tracks them, hoping to put an end to the curse upon his family.

This year’s biggest supernatural western tale is collected here for the very first time! Written by James Kuhoric (Freddy vs Jason vs Ash), illustrated by Jason Alexander (BPRD), and based on character designs and covers by Jae Lee (The Dark Tower).

Retailers, check order form for ordering incentives

BSGOrigStarbuckHeloTPB-Cov.jpgNEW BATTLESTAR GALACTICA ORIGINS: STARBUCK & HELO TRADE PAPERBACK
Written by SEAMUS KEVIN FAHEY & CLAY CARMOUCHE
Art by JONATHAN LAU

Photo cover
80 pages
$12.99

SyFy’s Battlestar Galactica series writer Seamus Kevin Fahey – joined along with co-writer Clay Carmouche – is joined by artist Jonathan Lau for a special “origin” series focusing on Kara and Helo!

From the academy to their assignment onboard the Galactica, follow the previously untold tale in Dynamite’s “Origin” series! Reprinting the 3 issue series along with a complete cover gallery by Lau and the Galactica photo covers!

BSGGhostsTPB-Cov-Calero.jpgNEW BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: GHOSTS TRADE PAPERBACK
Written by BRANDON JERWA
Art by JONATHAN LAU
Cover by DENNIS CALERO

136 pages
$19.99

Meet the Ghost Squadron, a black-ops Viper team that calls the Pegasus home. Separated from the Pegasus at the time of the Holocaust, they join forces with a freelance salvage team and their ship, Orion’s Pride. After the apocalypse, unlike their fellow survivors on the Galactica, the Ghost Squadron isn’t looking for Earth – they’re just trying to stay alive.

Written by Brandon Jerwa, with art by Jonathan Lau and covers by Dennis
­(Legion of Super-heroes) Calero! Features a complete cover gallery.

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PROJECT SUPERPOWERS BLACK TERROR BUST

BlackTerrorBustFront.jpg

$59.99
Based on the art of ALEX ROSS!
Spinning out of Alex Ross’ Project SUPERPOWERS comes the premiere character in the Project Superpowers line to have his very own Bust: The Black Terror. Based on designs and art directed by Alex Ross himself – just for this exclusive line of mini-busts – this piece has been sculpted by Joy & Tom Studio and stands approximately tall 6 3/8 inches tall from the base to the tip of his sword.  Fully painted and ready to display this bust ships in Fall of 2009.

Also Available: Limited Artist Proof Edition with a certificate of authenticity signed by Alex Ross. – $99.99

via Dynamite Entertainment

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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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