SNEAK PEEK: Dyanmite Comics for July 06, 2011
Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles expected to be in stores this week. Take the jump for The Boys #56, Kato Origins #10, and Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time: The Eye of the World #11.
THE BOYS #56
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Mature
Written by GARTH ENNIS
Art by RUSS BRAUN
Cover by DARICK ROBERTSON
The countdown to the end begins, as Jack from Jupiter takes one step beyond- or does he? Hughie’s triumphant return is not all he’d hoped for, but Butcher has bigger fish to fry. The Boys meet the mysterious Doctor Peculiar, in part one of the four-part “The Big Ride”.
KATO ORIGINS #10: THE HELLFIRE CLUB
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by JAI NITZ
Art by COLTON WORLEY
Covers by COLTON WORLEY (main) & FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA (1-in-10)
Kato is undercover investigating business collusion for the Sentinel when a whodunit murder happens. Kato’s undercover identity as a Siamese prince quickly erodes. What will the guests do when they find him out? Will they think he’s the killer?
ROBERT JORDAN’S WHEEL OF TIME: THE EYE OF THE WORLD #11
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by ROBERT JORDAN & CHUCK DIXON
Art and cover by ANDIE TONG
Following a nightmarish conversation, Rand discovers more about the connection between himself, Perrin, and Mat and, after Perrin begs out, is left on his own to explore the city of Baerlon. During the course of the day Rand meets Min, whose mysterious visions confuse and scare him, and runs across an unexpected face from the past that calls his trust in Moiraine into question.
QUEEN SONJA VOL. 2: THE RED QUEEN TRADE PAPERBACK
136 pages FC • $19.99 • Teen +)
Advance-Solicit for July 2011
Written by ARVID NELSON
Art by JACK HERBERT
Cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
Red Sonja has seized the crown of the tiny nation of Sogaria. She finds herself plunged into a dark world of intrigue, rivalry and assassination. Lord Ariok, foremost of the rebellious lords of eastern Sogaria, takes the opportunity of her ascension to incite a rebellion against the new queen. The signs are unclear, but it’s possible Ariok is the one prophesied to defeat Sonja and take her for a wife. Sonja, much to her surprise, finds herself charmed by Ariok, and by his little sister, Alethia. But what of the terrible, demonic sword Ariok wields, and the grisly murders that follow in his wake?
• Issues 6 through 10 of the She-Devil’s second ongoing series
• All of the beautiful covers by artists Lucio Parrillo, Jack Herbert and Mel Rubi!
“I definitely recommend that you go out and give this book a try,” – majorspoilers.com
“For my first exposure to an actual Red Sonja comic, this was a pretty good one.” – comicbookresources.com
“I am enjoying where Queen Sonja is going so far. I like how she’s trying to maintain a bridge between her old life and her new one; it’s only a matter of time before we know which life she will embrace in full.” – cxpulp.com
“Conan eventually became king during his time in comics, it is only fitting that Sonja gets to wear a crown, too.” -brokenfrontier.com