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Dynamite Entertainment has a large selection of books to read this week including The Boys #36, The Boys: Herogasm #6, Project Superpowers: Chapter Two #4, Project Superpowers: Meet the Bad Guys #3, Athena #2, Army of Darkness: Ash Saves Obama #3, The Boys Vol. 1: The Name of the Game Limited Edition hardcover, and Sherlock Holmes Vol. 1: The Trial of Sherlock Holmes hardcover.  Dynamite sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of the issues, that you can see after the jump.

THE BOYS #36
Writer: GARTH ENNIS
Penciller/Inker: DARICK ROBERTSON
Covers: DARICK ROBERTSON
Colorist: TONY AVINA

Genre: SUPERHERO
Rating: MATURE
Mother’s Milk’s story concludes with a bang, as we find out the nature of the debt he owes Butcher and see him bear witness to a great American tragedy. Hughie gets another view of The Boys’ mission, one he hadn’t considered before, in part two of Nothing Like It In The World.

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THE BOYS: HEROGASM #6 (OF 6)
Writer: GARTH ENNIS
Penciller/Inker: JOHN McCREA
Covers: DARICK ROBERTSON
Colorist: TONY AVINA

Genre: SUPERHERO
Rating: MATURE
The Boys are forced into action as a surprise development threatens to reveal their presence on Isla McFarlane. The Supes are leaving- but exactly what has happened to the Homelander, and what are his intentions now that Vought have set the scene for Vic the Veep’s next great political leap forward? Sudden death and shocks galore, as Herogasm shudders to its gasping, spurting climax.

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PROJECT SUPERPOWERS: CHAPTER TWO #4
Writer: ALEX ROSS & JIM KRUEGER
Penciller/Inker: EDGAR SALAZAR (main story), DOUG KLAUBA (special origin story)
Covers: ALEX ROSS, STEVE SADOWSKI (1-in-5), STEPHEN SEGOVIA (1-in-12)
Colorist: IVAN NUNES

Genre: SUPER-HERO, SCIFI, ADVENTURE
Rating: TEEN+
The Superpowers continue to battle one of their own in the continuing adventures of Dynamite’s powerful superhero odyssey! 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 The Flame!

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PROJECT SUPERPOWERS: MEET THE BAD GUYS #3 (OF 4)
Writer: ALEX ROSS, JOE CASEY
Penciller/Inker: CARLOS PAUL
Covers: ALEX ROSS
Colorist: DEBORA CARITA

Genre: SUPER-HERO
Rating: TEEN+
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 Carlos(The Black Terror) Paul! As the heroes return, the villains rise – this third villainous issue introduces Dagon… an awesome force to be reckoned with for The Mighty Samson!

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ATHENA #2
Writer: DOUG MURRAY
Penciller/Inker: PAUL RENAUD AND FABIANO NEVES
Covers: PAUL REANUD (50%), DENNIS CALERO (25%), PATRICK BERKENKOTTER (24%), FABIANO NEVES (25%)
Colorist: MARCELO MAIOLO & PAUL RENAUD

Genre: SUPER-HERO, FANTASY
Rating: TEEN+
Featuring the stunning art combination of Paul Renaud and Fabiano Neves, along with the powerful storytelling of veteran writer Doug Murray, Athena is Dynamite’s next breakout book!
More in control of her powers and memories, Athena faces the perils of the modern world and comes to realize she may not be the only “god” walking the earth of present day!

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ARMY OF DARKNESS: ASH SAVES OBAMA #3 (OF 4)
Writer: ELLIOTT SERRANO
Penciller/Inker: ARIEL PADILLA
Covers: TODD NAUCK (75%), LUCIO PARRILLO (25%)
Colorist: RAEL SIDHARTA

Genre: SUPER-HERO, HORROR
Rating: TEEN+
Ash is hell bent to make to Washington D.C. and destroy the last copy of the Necrocomicon, but the forces of Darkness keep getting in his way. In the meantime, members of the President’s staff are noticing strange goings-on in the White House….

This special Army of Darkness mini-series event – featuring the unusual pairing of Ashley J. Williams and President Barack Obama — 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!

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THE BOYS VOL. 1: THE NAME OF THE GAME LIMITED EDITION HARDCOVER
Writer: GARTH ENNIS
Penciller/Inker: DARICK ROBERTSON
Covers: DARICK ROBERTSON
Colorist: TONY AVINA

Genre: SUPER-HERO
Rating: MATURE
In a world where costumed heroes soar through the sky and masked vigilantes prowl the night, someone’s got to make sure the “supes” don’t get out of line. And someone will.

Billy Butcher, Wee Hughie, Mother’s Milk, The Frenchman and The Female are The Boys: a CIA-backed team of very dangerous people, each one dedicated to the struggle against the most lethal force on Earth- superpower. Some superheroes have to be watched. Some have to be controlled. And some of them- sometimes- need to be taken out of the picture.

That’s when you call in The Boys.

Dynamite Entertainment presents, for their fifth anniversary, a limited edition hardcover collection of their controversial hit series. Written by Garth Ennis (Preacher, The Punisher) and drawn by Darick Robertson (Transmetropolitan, Wolverine), this collection features the first six-issue story arc, all of the original covers, sketches by Darick Robertson and, for the first time, Garth Ennis’ scripts for each and every issue!

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SHERLOCK HOLMES VOL. 1: THE TRIAL OF SHERLOCK HOLMES HARDCOVER
Writer: LEAR MOORE & JOHN REPPION
Penciller/Inker: AARON CAMPBELL
Covers: JOHN CASSADAY
Colorist: TONY AVINA

Genre: MYSTERY
Rating: TEEN +
Dynamite Entertainment presents the ultimate in thrilling mystery as they unveil Sherlock Holmes!

Writing with reverence and a modern edge, Leah Moore and John Reppion breathe new life into the classic character, with artist Aaron Campbell completing the Victorian mood under the striking and iconic John Cassaday cover.

And so begins “Trial of Sherlock Holmes” which presents the great detective with an all-too personal quandary and explores the nature of the man and his world with a mix of refined ambiance, carefully crafted mystery and chilling suspense!

This hardcover collected edition features a complete cover gallery, a Sherlock Holmes short story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and other exciting bonus materials!

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via Dynamite Entertainment

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1 Comment

  1. Brian
    November 4, 2009 at 8:54 am — Reply

    Anyone read Athena? It looks interesting but i’d like a second oppinion before i chance it.

    P.s.- The Boys … yeah … that’s messed up.

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