SOLICITATIONS: Dynamite Entertainment for September 2011

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Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers the cover images and solicitation information for titles arriving in September 2011.

GEORGE R.R. MARTIN’S A GAME OF THRONES #1
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by GEORGE R.R. MARTIN & DANIEL ABRAHAM
Art by TOMMY PATTERSON
Cover by ALEX ROSS (main), MIKE MILLER (1-in-10)
“Virgin Art” Retailer Incentive cover by ALEX ROSS
“Negative Effect Art” Retailer Incentive cover by ALEX ROSS
“Virgin Art” Retailer Incentive cover by MIKE MILLER
George R.R. Martin has been called “the American Tolkien” by Time Magazine, and now his landmark fantasy series is being adapted to a graphic format, starting with the first book of the series: A Game of Thrones. The premiere issue introduces readers to George’s world, adapting the prologue and first three chapters of the novel, and bringing onto the graphic stage such iconic characters as Eddard and Catelyn Stark, Jon Snow, young Bran Stark, and Daenerys Targaryen. This novel has also been adapted as a major miniseries by HBO – with HBO’s highest ratings to date, since having premiered on April 17, 2011!

Featuring 29 pages of art and story!

THE BIONIC MAN #2
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by KEVIN SMITH w/ PHIL HESTER
Art by JONATHAN LAU
Cover by ALEX ROSS (main), JONATHAN LAU (1-in-10)
“Negative Effect Art” Retailer Incentive cover by ALEX ROSS
“Black & White” Retailer Incentive cover by JONATHAN LAU
“Sketch Art” Retailer Incentive cover by ALEX ROSS
Colonel Steve Austin is at death’s door after the catastrophic crash landing of his experimental aircraft, and even as surgeons struggle to save his life, the shadowy figures in the upper echelons of the espionage service O.S.I. plot to augment him with dangerous, untested bionics. Meanwhile, the entity known as Hull amasses a secret army bent on wiping humanity from the face of the Earth. The only person
capable of stopping Hull is Steve Astin, the Bionic Man, but will he survive his own genesis as the world’s first cyborg?!

KIRBY: GENESIS #4
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Plot by KURT BUSIEK & ALEX ROSS
Script by KURT BUSIEK
Art by JACK HERBERT & ALEX ROSS
Covers by ALEX ROSS (main), RYAN SOOK (1-in-10)
“Black & White” Retailer Incentive cover by RYAN SOOK
“Sketch Art” Retailer Incentive cover by ALEX ROSS
“Marvelous Acetate” Retailer Incentive cover by ALEX ROSS
Who – or what – are The Primals? As Kirby, trapped on the Phantom Continent with
Reptar and Thunderfoot, battles the Life-Eaters to understand, alliances are made back in the United States: Alliances of heroes – as Silver Star, Captain Victory, the Glory Knights and Galaxy Green come together. And alliances of villains, as Roag, the Lightning Lady, Sundance and Darius Drumm make a devil’s bargain. And if the wrong side reaches the Proto-Seed first – it may spell the end, for all of us.

WARLORD OF MARS: DEJAH THORIS #7
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Mature
Written by ARVID NELSON • Art by CARLOS RAFAEL
Covers by JOE JUSKO (33%), PAUL RENAUD (33%), ALÉ GARZA (33%)
“Martian Red” Retailer incentive cover by PAUL RENAUD
“Risqué Art” Retailer incentive cover by ALÉ GARZA
Pirate Queen of Mars, part 2! Dejah Thoris’s kingdom of Helium is in tatters, and, even worse, it’s running out of water. Water is worth more than all the gold and jewels on Mars… except for the fabled treasure Phondari, the Pirate Queen of Mars, is hunting for. The treasure is just the thing Dejah needs to kick-start the reconstruction of Helium, But Phondari has attracted the attention of Xen Brega, her old master. Both Xen and Phondari are black pirates from the further moon of Mars. No one on Mars has a worse reputation than the moon pirates, and Dejah’s going to find out why first hand in Dejah Thoris #7: The Sunstealer – don’t miss it!

WARLORD OF MARS #12
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Mature
Written by ARVID NELSON • Art by STEPHEN SADOWSKI
Covers by JOE JUSKO (50%), STEPHEN SADOWSKI (50%), LUCIO PARRILLO (1-in-15)
“Risqué Art” Retailer incentive cover by ALÉ GARZA
Dejah Thoris and her son tie up their investigation into the death of the Caretaker of the Atmosphere Factory, uncovering a conspiracy that reaches all the way back to the dim pre-history of Mars. The assassin is unmasked, but can the shadowy killer be stopped before there’s another attempt on Dejah’s life? Will the powers behind the scene be brought to justice? Nothing is for certain without John Carter around. The thrilling conclusion to “Heretic of Mars” awaits you in Warlord of Mars #12: Death is this Communion!

WARLORD OF MARS VOL. 1 TRADE PAPERBACK
230+ pages FC • $24.99 • Mature • (C:0-1-2)
Written by ARVID NELSON • Art by STEPHEN SADOWSKI & LUI ANTONIO
Cover by JOE JUSKO
The original warrior of Mars comes to Dynamite! Warlord of Mars is an incredible enhancement of the classic Edgar Rice Burroughs story, Princess of Mars. If you thought you knew the story, think again! Featuring John Carter, an ex-cavalry officer in the Confederate Army who finds himself mysteriously transported to Mars, joined on his adventures by Tars Tarkas, his Martian comrade, and Dejah Thoris, a Martian Princess.

Collects the first 9-issues of the hit series, along with bonus material and a complete cover gallery featuring such great artists as Alex Ross, Joe Jusko, J. Scott Campbell, Lucio Parrillo, and more.

“One handsome looking comic”- COMIC BOOK RESOURCES

“the perfect combination of well told story and fantastic art… 4.5 out of 5 stars”
– Major Spoilers

“I’ve got a new favorite on my cosmic pull list and it’s called Warlord of Mars.”
– Comic Book News

“(Warlord of Mars can) go toe-to-toe with anything Marvel or DC is producing right now.” – Weekly Comic Book Review

WARLORD OF MARS: FALL OF BARSOOM #3
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by ROBERT PLACE NAPTON • Art by ROBERTO CASTRO
Covers by JOE JUSKO (main), FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (1-in-10)
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by JOE JUSKO
“Virgin Art” Retailer incentive cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
General Van Tun Bor leads the survivors of Thark on a perilous exodus across the Red desert. The once proud race of Orovars are reduced to the survival of the fittest as the tide of barbarism begins to sweep across the face of Barsoom. At the Atmosphere Plant, Scientist Tak Nan Lee and the Red Martian Anouk face unexpected danger from Anouk’s own people! The tale of Barsoom set 100,000 years before the time of John Carter continues!

THE BOYS #58
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Mature
Written by GARTH ENNIS • Art by RUSS BRAUN
Cover by DARICK ROBERTSON
A return visit to Doctor Peculiar’s yields more damning evidence against Jack from Jupiter- but even with a major supe in his sights, Butcher seems less and less happy with where the Boys’ latest investigation is leading them. Hughie goes peeping where he really shouldn’t, and learns more about Queen Maeve than he ever wanted to know. And before they know it, our heroes find themselves face to face with their deadliest enemies of all. Things go nuclear fast, in part three of The Big Ride.

THE BOYS: BUTCHER, BAKER, CANDLESTICKMAKER #3 (of 6)
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Mature
Written by GARTH ENNIS • Art and cover by DARICK ROBERTSON
The love of a good woman turns Billy Butcher’s life around in the nick of time. Smart decision follows smart decision, new horizons open up, friends and family come together to celebrate newfound joy. Life was never sweeter- and will never get this good again.

JENNIFER BLOOD #8
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Mature
Written by AL EWING • Art by MARCOS MARZ
Cover by TIM BRADSTREET (main), ALÉ GARZA (1-in-15)
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by TIM BRADSTREET
“Virgin Art” Retailer incentive cover by TIM BRADSTREET
Jen finds out exactly what happened to Jack, and decides it’s time for a neighborly chat. Meanwhile, the cops find a new lead, the conspiracy to avenge the Ninjettes grows, and the worst person in the world discovers Jen’s dark secret. And Kusu. Please, try some.

ZORRO RIDES AGAIN #3 (OF 12)
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by MATT WAGNER • Art by ESTEVE POLLS
Cover by MATT WAGNER
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by MATT WAGNER
Matt Wagner (MAGE, GRENDEL) continues the finale of his epic story of Zorro! How will Don Diego’s personal life affect Zorro’s continuing crusade against the alcalde of Los Angeles, Luis Quintero? Find out in ZORRO RIDES AGAIN #3!

ZORRO VOL. 3: TALES OF THE FOX TRADE PAPERBACK
160 pages FC • $19.99 • Teen + • (C:0-1-2)
Written by MATT WAGNER • Art by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Cover by MATT WAGNER
Artist Francesco Francavilla (Man Without Fear) 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 #15 and the beginning of their 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!

Collecting issues #15-20 of the series, plus a complete cover gallery.

VAMPIRELLA #11
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN (story)
BRANDON JERWA (story/script)
Art by JOHNNY DESJARDINS
Covers by PAUL RENAUD (25%), JOHNNY DESJARDINS (25%),
JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC (25%), WAGNER REIS (25%)
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by WAGNER REIS
“Blood Red” Retailer incentive cover by PAUL RENAUD
While en route to their first international adventure, Vampirella and Sofia are summoned to the German countryside. They’re tasked with security detail for
a sacred ceremony, but the original mission becomes something entirely
different once they reach their destination. It’s a mind-bending tale of demons, denial and dark secret fears.

VAMPIRELLA AND THE SCARLET LEGION #5
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by JOE HARRIS • Art by JOSÉ MALAGA
Covers by BILLY TUCCI (50%), JOHNNY DESJARDINS (50%)
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by BILLY TUCCI
Following last issue’s shocking conclusion, Vampirella confronts the Mad God where Chaos dwells. But when newer allies’ true intentions are revealed, and older friends pay the ultimate price, she’ll learn just who her true enemies are. Will this be the Scarlet Legion’s explosive finale, or only the rebirth of a never-ending war?

CURSE OF THE WENDIGO TRADE PAPERBACK
48 pages FC • $7.99 • Mature • (C:0-1-2)
Written by MATHIEU MISSOFFE • Art & cover by CHARLIE ADLARD
From the New York Times Bestselling artist of the Walking Dead hit series comes another horror classic!

July 1917. The night air is rent by sentries’ screams. Everyone thinks it’s a trap laid by the enemy, but soon they hear screams from the German lines. Both camps are obliged to declare a truce and send a team of men, French and German, to solve the mystery. With them goes Wohati, a Red-skin, one of the 12,000 Indians in the U.S. Army. And probably the only man who knows what’s out there, lying in wait. Illustrated by Charlie Adlard (The Walking Dead), this is the story of a strange phenomena to strike the French and German trenches. Their only chance: to unite, and survive, the Wendigo!

THE LIVING CORPSE: EXHUMED #2 (OF 6)
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by and art by KEN HAESER & BUZ HASSON
Covers by KEN HAESER & TABITHA HAESER (33%), JAY FOTOS (33%),
KEN HAESER (33%)
THE LIVING CORPSE’S friend LILITH has been transformed into the thing that she has always wanted to be—- a blood sucking VAMPIRE! But will it be everything that she’s dreamed of or will she find that the grass is always greener on the other grave? And will THE LIVING CORPSE even let her survive the experience?

Also find out what happened that first night that THE LIVING CORPSE came back from the grave and took the job of keeping the dead… dead.

LIQUID’S PURGATORY TRADE PAPERBACK
64 pages FC • $7.99 • Teen + • (C:0-1-2)
Written by JULIAN METTER • Art & cover by EDISON GEORGE
Is there life after death? People across the globe have been trying to answer this question since the beginning of time. Many have had near death experiences claiming to have seen the light. Some have claimed to arrive at heavens gates. Some claim to have spoken to dead souls below. But no one has ever been able to prove it…. until now. Rogue scientist, Professor Alscott, secretly hired by the Vatican, sets out to prove what no one else has. Does heaven and hell really exist? With the help of his four brightest students, Professor Alscott sets out to prove this age old question by putting his students in near death conditions and recording what they see. It works! Until something goes terribly wrong… Written by Julian Metter with artwork by Edison George (John Woo’s Seven Brothers, Beyond).

PATRICIA BRIGGS’ ALPHA AND OMEGA: CRY WOLF #2
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by PATRICIA BRIGGS & DAVID LAWRENCE • Art by TODD HERMAN
Cover by JENNY FRISON
Changed to a werewolf against her will…ripped from her Chicago home to the Montana wilds…bound as mate to an Alpha wolf she met only day’s before. It’s been a rough ride for she-wolf Anna Latham.

And it’s about to get worse.

A rogue werewolf is slaughtering humans in the mountain wilderness and Anna must help new mate Charles find the killer before his crimes expose the pack to the world. But Charles is badly wounded. Can the Alpha catch the killer even with Anna by his side?

JIM BUTCHER’S DRESDEN FILES: FOOL MOON #6 (OF 8)
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by JIM BUTCHER & MARK POWERS • Art & Cover by CHASE CONLEY
Harry’s barely survived an attack by the legendary loup-garou — a werewolf of unimaginable power and ferocity — but the worst is not over yet. A building full of Chicago police officers has been utterly savaged, and one of the beast’s victims is an officer he’s worked with countless times in the past. With the deaths of friends and strangers alike weighing on his conscience, and a multitude of enemies hell-bent on his destruction, Harry comes face to face with the one person who might be able to unravel the mysteries tearing apart his life: Himself…

WAREHOUSE 13 #2
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by Mike Johnson & Ian Maddox • Art by BEN MORSE
Covesr by BEN MORSE (50%), PHOTO (50%)
The comic book series based on SyFy’s hit TV show continues! When people begin disappearing into the mists of a small island off the coast of Ireland, Pete and Myka travel to the Emerald Isle to solve a mystery worthy of Sherlock Holmes! What’s the artifact responsible? Why were those people targeted? And the biggest question of all: when Myka is taken, can Pete snag, bag and tag the artifact is in time to save her from disappearing forever?! Written by WAREHOUSE 13’s very own Mike Johnson & Ian Maddox!

THE LAST PHANTOM ANNUAL #1
40 pages FC • $4.99 • Teen +
Written by SCOTT BEATTY • Art by JOHNNY DESJARDINS
Cover by ALEX ROSS
What happens in the Skull Cave… STAYS in the Skull Cave!

Clues to the fate of the previous Phantom are uncovered in this untold tale of skullduggery in the heart of the Deep Woods! As the Ghost Who Walks battles to thwart tomb raiders, Kit Walker’s estranged father may be sealing his own doom within the Phantom’s own secret sanctum!

BONUS: Secrets of the Skull Cave revealed in a dynamite double-page spread!

GREEN HORNET #20
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by PHIL HESTER (plot), ANDE PARKS (script) • Art by IGOR VITORINO
Covers by PHIL HESTER (33%), JONATHAN LAU (33%), BRIAN DENHAM (33%)
A new exhibit has opened in Century City; a look back at the mysterious figures from the city’s crime-ridden past, the original Green Hornet and Kato. The heirs of the Green Hornet legacy have decided to take in the displays, remembering what it was like to grow up with legendary fathers. But, as Britt Reid, Jr. and Mulan Kato stroll through the relics of their fathers’ past, their peaceful day ends with a bang. A villain from the past wants something back from the display cases. Now, the new Green Hornet and Kato must fight their fathers’ battles all over again. Lucky for Britt and Mulan, some of their fathers’ weapons are right at hand!

KEVIN SMITH’S KATO VOL. 2: LIVING IN AMERICA TRADE PAPERBACK
128 pages FC • $19.99 • Teen + • (C:0-1-2)
Written by ANDE PARKS • Art by DIEGO BERNARD • Cover by ALÉ GARZA
From the pages of Kevin Smith’s Green Hornet comes this thrilling offshoot, starring Mulan Kato, daughter of the Green Hornet’s faithful companion, Kato! Having squared off against Black Hornet in Japan, the new Kato travels to the states to continue the battle against the man who killed her mother. As Kato begins her quest in America, she finds herself facing off against a league of Black Hornet’s Swarm ninjas, as well as a gang of super-deadly teen assassins!

Collecting issues #6-10 of the series, along with bonus material and a complete cover gallery.

TERMINATOR/ROBOCOP: KILL HUUMAN #3 (OF 4)
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Mature
Written by ROB WILLIAMS • Art by P.J. HOLDEN
Covers by WALTER SIMONSON (33%), TOM FEISTER (33%),
JONATHAN LAU (33%)
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by WALTER SIMONSON
Having travelled back to the past to try and stop the horrific future he was newly awakened in, Robocop must create a brand new timeline. Meanwhile, the events of Terminator 2 play out in askew fashion – Sarah and John Connor flee from Cyberdyne Systems but Robocop has successfully shut John’s protector, The Terminator down. The deadly T1000 closes in and a pivotal moment in the history of mankind and Skynet approaches. Will Robocop respect the timeline? Or is there something truly shocking lying in wait for the T1000?

RED SONJA #63
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN • Art by WALTER GEOVANI
Covers by WALTER GEOVANI (50%), WAGNER REIS (50%)
There are countless secrets buried in the time-lost sands of Stygia, a land of dark magic and powerful gods…and it will take all of Red Sonja’s skill and daring to avoid being buried with them.

The She-Devil With A Sword has faced numerous foes and bested them all, but now she faces her toughest enemy yet: the consequences of her past actions.

Traveling to a hidden fortress deep in the Stygian desert, she faces a cabal of zealots and the kin of a fallen enemy. Her goal: a long-hidden weapon of terrible destructive power, which may also be the key to Red Sonja’s redemption….

QUEEN SONJA #23
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by LUKE LIEBERMAN • Art by FRITZ CASAS
Covers by LUCIO PARRILLO (50%), ADRIANO BATISTA (50%)
The empire strikes back! A flaw emerges in Sonja’s plan, her ruse has pulled the emperor’s forces south and exposed the capital – but that means his army is at Sogoria’s doorstep. Her allies desperately try to hold the fort, while Sonja storms the imperial capital.

RED SONJA STATUE INSPIRED BY J. SCOTT CAMPBELL DIAMOND EYES EDITION
8.5”H x 6”W x 4”D • Introductory price of $229.99­­ • Regular MSRP: $289.99
Advance-Solicit. in stores October­ 2011 • (C:0-1-2)
Sculpted by TOM & JOY SNYDER

This beautiful statue was inspired by the incredible Red Sonja artwork of J. Scott Campbell.

Tom and Joy Snyder sculpted, painted and painstakingly reviewed every detail of this statue under the watchful eye of J. Scott, creating one of the most compelling and beautiful Red Sonja statues of all time. Measuring approximately 8.5″ tall with a base 4″ long x 6″ wide, this magnificent piece shows that we created a piece that fans will appreciate for years to come.

Note: Advance-solicit. in stores October 2011

RED SONJA: REVENGE OF THE GODS TRADE PAPERBACK
128 pages FC • $19.99 • Teen + • (C:0-1-2)
Written by LUKE LIEBERMAN • Art by DAVID SAMPERE
Cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
Defeat is eating away at the trickster god Loki. He hates being banished to the barbaric, backward lands of Hyboria. He hates the food, the wine, the women… and he hates Red Sonja most of all for putting him in the position! He dreams of revenge, and putting this backwater land under his heel. Sometimes dreams come true.

The sequel to Red Sonja: Wrath of the Gods, this trade paperback collects the
5-issue series, along with bonus material and a complete cover gallery.

ROBERT JORDAN’S WHEEL OF TIME: THE EYE OF THE WORLD #17
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by ROBERT JORDAN, CHUCK DIXON • Art by FRANCIS NUGUIT
Cover by SEAMAS GALLAGHER
Separated from the others and stranded on the other side of the Arinelle, Perrin and Egwene decide to try and journey to Caemlyn on their own. Trudging along in hopes of finding someone to give them directions, they eventually meet a stranger – Elyas – a man with a curious ability that he claims Perrin shares! What is this ability, and will our heroes ever find their way? Find out in the next installment of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World!

DEAN KOONTZ’S NEVERMORE #6 (or 6)
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by DEAN KOONTZ & KEITH CHAMPAGNE • Art by LENO CARVALHO
Cover by TYLER WALPOLE
Alone against a world of Hydra, Bobby Godric finds allies he could never have suspected. Can he save the true Earth from invasion? Will Bobby’s quest to reunite with his beloved Nora finally bring her back into his life? It’s the end of the beginning! Find out in the ultimate issue of Nevermore!

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA SEASON ZERO OMNIBUS TRADE PAPERBACK
312 pages FC • $24.99 • Teen + • (C:0-1-2)
Written by BRANDON JERWA • Art by JACK HERBERT, STEPHEN SEGOVIA
Cover by ADRIANO BATISTA
Season Zero details the untold tale of the crew of the Battlestar Galactica. Set approximately two years before the SCI-FI mini-series which relaunched Battlestar Galactica to such acclaim, the material collected here follows Commander Adama and crew as they take on their first mission on board the Galactica. Everything in that time frame is explored, including the menace and return of the Cylons as events hurtle towards the Apocalypse!

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