SNEAK PEEK: Dynamite Entertainment for September 21, 2011

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Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of Geroge R.R. Martin’s A Game of Thrones #1, The Bionic Man #2, The Boys: Butcher, Baker, Candlestickmaker #3, Green Hornet #18, Vampirella and the Scarlet Legion #3, and Zorro Rides Again #3.

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 Austin, the Bionic Man, but will he survive his own genesis as the world’s first cyborg?!

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.

GREEN HORNET #18
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Plot by PHIL HESTER
Script by ANDE PARKS
Art by IGOR VITORINO
Covers by PHIL HESTER (33%), BRIAN DENHAM (33%), JONATHAN LAU (33%)
“Black White & Green” Retailer incentive cover by PHIL HESTER
The killer-for-hire known as Redhand has taken down Green Hornet and the new Kato. Now, this highly-skilled assassin sets his sights on the original Kato. It’s an epic kung-fu battle as Hayashi Kato battles the man he helped create. Redhand won’t be satisfied, even by defeating Green Hornet and both Katos. He wants to assume the criminal mantle our heroes have established in Century City, making the villainous cover of Green Hornet and Kato a reality, once and for all.

VAMPIRELLA AND THE SCARLET LEGION #3
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by JOE HARRIS
Art by JOSÉ MALAGA
Covers by BILY TUCCI (50%), JOHNNY DESJARDINS (50%)
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by BILLY TUCCI
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by JOHNNY DESJARDINS
Caught between the forces of Chaos and those she once counted as both friends and allies, Vampirella seeks comfort and common cause with old enemies instead. But as the Scarlet Legion pursues and Chaos’ heavy shadow grows, can she trust the Mad God’s former servant… Ethan Shroud?

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!

via Dynamite Entertainment