SNEAK PEEK: Dynamite Entertainment for October 31, 2012

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Dynamite Entertainment sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek of titles arriving in stores this week.  Take the jump for an early look at Vampirella vs. Fluffy One-Shot, Dark Shadows, Army of Darkness, Red Sonja: Atlantis Rises, Green Hornet, and more.

VAMPIRELLA VS. FLUFFY ONE-SHOT
40 pages FC •  $4.99  •  Teen +
Written by MARK RAHNER
Art by CEZAR RAZEK
Cover by NICK BRADSHAW
THE (sorta) CROSSOVER YOU’VE BEEN (kinda) DEMANDING!
Young, horny high school couples are being horribly mutilated by demonic Puritans. Time for Fluffy to take a study break and kick some supernatural ass! Meanwhile, Fluffy’s pals are wagging their tongues at the hot new substitute teacher – Vampirella. When the iconic vampire and the teenage warrior face off, the clash is more epic than stripes and polka dots! Vampi continues to tear her way through pop-culture vampirism in dark, brutal – and cathartic –satire from writer Mark Rahner (Vampirella Annual #2, Rotten).

DARK SHADOWS #9
32 pages FC  •  $3.99  •  Teen +
Written by MIKE RAICHT
Art by GUIU VILANOVA
Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
The Children arc ends here! Who is the man known as Lockwood and what does he mean to Barnabas Collins? What about this mysterious man is forcing Barnabas to come face to face with the sins of his vampire nature? Will Barnabas be able to bury those sins for all eternity or will he, and his family, be consumed by his past once again?

VAMPIRELLA #24
32 pages FC •  $3.99  •  Teen +
Written by BRANDON JERWA  
Art by HEUBERT KHAN MICHAEL
Covers by PAUL RENAUD (33%), FABIANO NEVES (33%), ALÉ GARZA (33%)
Fans, ask your retailer for the variant incentive cover!
• GARZA “risqué art” cover retailer incentive
The battle lines have been drawn! Dracula’s horrific soldiers – and his new lieutenant – are on the offensive, but they’ll have to get past Vampirella and her allies! The two-part HELL ON EARTH epic starts here! (And be sure to check out PANTHA #5 for even more of the story!)

ARMY OF DARKNESS VOL.3 #6
32 pages FC  • $3.99  •  Teen +
Written by ELLIOTT R. SERRANO
Art by DIETRICH SMITH
Cover by TIM SEELEY
As darkness falls in the Land of the Rising Sun, Ash finds himself teaming up with a Chosen One of the past. Will it be enough to thwart the forces of evil? Will Ash survive his greatest challenge yet? And even if he does, how will he ever get back home to the present? How do you say “Klaatu Berada Nikto” in Japanese anyway?

RED SONJA: ATLANTIS RISES #3
32 pages FC • $3.99 • Teen +
Written by LUKE LIEBERMAN
Art by MAX DUNBAR
Cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
Fighting fire with fire. To overcome the ancient evil that threatens Hyborea Red Sonja must avail herself of an older evil from the heart of the Nameless Isle. Meanwhile, King Kazel has continued his conquest, but when the victorious king returns to Atlantis, he may find Doom awaits him.

GREEN HORNET #30
32 pages FC  • $3.99  •  Teen +
Written by ANDE PARKS
Art by JETHRO MORALES
Covers by PHIL HESTER
(50%), STEPHEN SADOWSKI (50%)
A new villain has arrived in Century City. Gravilov is a high-tech arms dealer, bent on using Green Hornet’s city as a base from which to ship death worldwide. As Green Hornet and Kato try to stop Gravilov, the fight becomes very personal. Old enemies must become new allies, to save the lives of those dear to Kato.

THE GREEN HORNET STRIKES! #10 (of 10)
32 pages FC  •  $3.99 •  Teen +
Written by BRETT MATTHEWS  
Art by DAN BORGONOS
Cover by ARIEL PADILLA
“Black & White” Retailer incentive cover by ARIEL PADILLA A new Green Hornet and Kato take to the streets of a near-future Chicago… to find out that being a crime-fighter isn’t as easy as it looks. Must they become criminals themselves in order to deal with Gregor Kaast, the man that has destroyed both their lives? The Climactic Conclusion!

LORD OF THE JUNGLE VOL. 1 TP
216 pages FC  • $19.99  •  MATURE •  (C:0-1-2)
Written by ARVID NELSON  
Art by ROBERTO CASTRO
Cover by ALEX ROSS
An English lord and his pregnant wife are stranded on a remote African coastline in the late 1800s. Twenty years later a crew of mutinous sailors arrives at the very same spot with a chest full of Spanish gold and a beautiful young prisoner named Jane Porter. Who is the mysterious wild man stalking Jane’s every move, and what terrors lie waiting for her in the depths of the savage jungle? The greatest pulp fiction hero the world has ever known swings into life in Lord of the Jungle Book One. Action, romance, danger, primates – it’s the Lord of Greystoke as he was meant to be!
COLLECTION FEATURES:
•   Issues 1-8 of the hit series by Arvid Nelson, Roberto Castro and Sergio Fernandez Davila
•   All of the covers by Alex Ross, Paul Renaud, Francesco Francavilla, Lucio Parrillo, Ryan Sook and more
•   Writer’s commentary on issue #1 by Arvid Nelson
•   Character designs and sketches by Roberto Castro

WARRIORS OF MARS TP
128 pages FC • $19.99 • Mature
Written by ROBERT PLACE NAPTON  
Art by JACK JADSON
Cover by JOE JUSKO
From the pages of Warlord Of Mars. The time is post Civil War America. LT. GULLIVAR JONES, a distinguished Navy officer, is tired of not receiving the promotion he feels he deserves and desperately needs to be able to marry his fiancée. While sulking through the streets of New York, Gullivar encounters an aged man and a strange carpet that appears to have originated in the Far East.   Little does he know that this carpet will become the vehicle that will transport him not only through space but time
– as he is hurtled into the past, present and future of JOHN CARTER’S Mars. In Barsoom’s past, Gullivar meets the beautiful Princess Heru, a mysterious red woman whose kidnapping leads him directly to Barsoom’s present where he forges an uneasy alliance with the Warlord of Mars himself, John Carter, and his beloved Dejah Thoris, all before rocketing into the future where Barsoom faces a threat unlike any it has known before! This is a must read for fans of John Carter and great science
fiction
COLLECTION FEATURES:
•   Issues 1-5 of the acclaimed series by Robert Place Napton and Jack Jadson
•   Al of the breathtaking covers by Joe Jusko

“Fun and impressive… Reading like an old science fiction adventure from long past times, Gullivar Jones’ tale is sure to please fans of the genre” – Broken Frontier
“4.5 out of 5 stars” – Major Spoilers

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