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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2010

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT FOR MARCH

THE LONE RANGER/ZORRO: THE DEATH OF ZORRO #1

Written by Ande Parks, art by Esteve Polls, covers by Alex Ross, Francesco Francavilla and Tom Yeates.

The legendary masked crimefighter called Zorro, now in his sixties, has hung up his cape and sword. Living on a peaceful ranch in the new state of California, Don Diego tends to his cattle, breaks horses, and enjoys the company of his wife. When a renegade band of Confederate bushwhackers attack a nearby Indian settlement, though, Don Diego cannot just stand by and let innocents be slaughtered. Zorro heads back into action again... for the last time. Guest starring another legendary masked lawman -- The Lone Ranger!

32 pages, $3.99.

WARLORD OF MARS: DEJAH THORIS #1

Written by Arvid Nelson, art by Carlos Rafael, covers by Arthur Adams, Paul Renaud, Joe Jusko, Sean Chen, Ale Garza and Greg Land.

Martians live forever -- everyone knows that. So what was Dejah Thoris doing all those hundreds of years before John Carter arrived? Four hundred years before the events of Warlord of Mars took place, Dejah's nation of Helium was divided into two warring city-states. An unscrupulous overlord from afar encouraged that rivalry to his own advantage, until he discovered a terrible secret from Mars' ancient past beneath Dejah Thoris' capital. A secret to kill for!

32 pages, $3.99.

WARLORD OF MARS #6

Written by Arvid Nelson, art by Lui Antonio, covers by Joe Jusko, Lucio Parrillo, Stephen Sadowski and Patrick Berkenkotter.

Dejah Thoris and John Carter travel to the dreaded city of Thark, where the green Martian warlord awaits. Unfortunately for them, the big, slobbery green monster has a "thing" for red Martian girls. Fortunately, John Carter has super-human strength, and a super-human will to go along with it! Carter realizes he and Dejah cannot remain captives of the green Martians any longer. But the green Martians aren't giving up without a fight. And if they do escape, what terrors await them in the harsh and desolate wilderness of Mars?

32 pages, $3.99.

THE LAST PHANTOM #8

Written by Scott Beatty, art by Eduardo Ferigato, covers by Alex Ross, Stephen Sadowski and Fabiano Neves.

As the violence in Bengali escalates, Kit Walker realizes that it's time for The Phantom to return to his fated role as protector of the Deep Woods! But getting back to Africa is the hardest part! First, The Ghost Who Walks has to escape from New York! On the road and on the run, Kit, Hero, and Devil make for the border with hired assassins in hot pursuit! And in the shadows of a legendary natural wonder, someone will find out that it just might not be the Falls that kill you!

32 pages, $3.99.

VAMPIRELLA #5

Written by Eric Trautmann, art by Wagner Reis and Fabiano Neves, covers by Jelena Kevic-Djurdjevic, Paul Renaud, Ale Garza and Stephen Segovia.

Carving a bloody swath through Dracula's forces, facing down the Lord of the Vampires himself, Vampirella is now face to face with an ancient, unknowable evil, a terrifying force that plans to make Vampirella its eternal queen.

32 pages, $3.99.

GARTH ENNIS' JENNIFER BLOOD #2

Written by Garth Ennis, art by Adriana Batista, covers by Tim Bradstreet, Jonathan Lau, Ale Garza and Eric Basaldua.

Meet Jen. She's married with two kids, seemingly living a fine suburban life. But her life is far from normal now that she is a ruthless vigilante by night; calling herself Jennifer Blood! Issue #2 contains more mayhem as Jennifer Blood continues to make her presence known in the criminal underworld. Also, watch as Jen and her family meets her new neighbors!

32 pages, $3.99.

THE BOYS #52

Written by Garth Ennis, art by John McCrea, cover by Darick Robertson.

Beginning the four-part "Barbary Coast": Hughie travels out west to finally meet Lieutenant-Colonel Greg Mallory, the man who started The Boys. All kinds of secrets await our hero, beginning with the terrible story of the first supes to see action in World War Two. When the revelations cease, will Hughie return -- or walk away from the team forever?

32 pages, $3.99.

DEAN KOONTZ'S NEVERMORE #1

Written by Dean Koontz and Keith Champagne, art by Leno Carvalho, covers by Darick Robertson, Tyler Walpole and Carvalho.

From the moment they first met, Bobby Godric and Nora Watson were meant only for each other. Together, the two built an empire from their true love and hard work. Young, brilliant, and wealthy, the entire world was open to them until fate cruelly intervened, and Nora died suddenly. Bobby Godric won't take the loss of his soulmate lying down. Backed by a team of brilliant minds, Bobby invents Project: Nevermore, a way to travel to parallel worlds, searching among infinite earths for an exact, duplicate version of the love of his life. But when his travels attract the attention of THE HYDRA, an alien race conquering every Earth they can find, Bobby finds himself drawn into an ancient war he never dreamt existed, fighting to save humanity from a threat on the verge of extinguishing mankind forever. All for the sake of love.

32 pages, $3.99.

GREEN HORNET #14

Written by Phil Hester, art by Jonathan Lau, covers by Alex Ross, Hester and Lau.

In this shocking conclusion to this multi-part epic Green Hornet stands alone against the unholy power of Santa Muerte. With Mulan Kato on death's door, will the training of the Kato clan be enough to keep The Green Hornet alive in his first solo showdown? Meanwhile, the original Kato and his nephew Clutch become a target for the Yakuza's deadliest assassin, a man known only as Red Hand.

32 pages, $3.99.

KEVIN SMITH'S GREEN HORNET VOL. 2: WEARING O' THE GREEN TP

Written by Kevin Smith, art by Jonathan Lau, cover by Alex Ross.

The war between The Black Hornet and The Green Hornet reaches its shattering climax in this second volume of Kevin Smith's daring reimagining of the classic character. As The Green Hornet and Kato pursue his father's killer, The Black Hornet reveals a plan that could spell doom for the world itself. Played out on the streets of Century City, a deadly struggle between Hornets threatens to destroy not only our heroes, but the legacy they hoped to restore. It's high octane action, drama, and humor, as only famed filmmaker Kevin Smith could provide. Collecting issues #6-10 of the series based on Kevin Smith's unproduced Green Hornet film, this volume also features a complete cover gallery by industry greats Alex Ross, John Cassaday and Greg Horn.

144 pages, $19.99.

THE GREEN HORNET: YEAR ONE #12

Written by Matt Wagner, art by Aaron Campbell, covers by Matt Wagner, Francesco Francavilla and Wagner.

Brace yourself for the exciting conclusion of the second story arc of Green Hornet: Year One! Green Hornet finally manages to infiltrate the fortress-like Imperial Hotel and comes face-to-face with the undisputed king of organized crime in Chicago, Vincent "Skid" Caruso. Alone in a hive of his enemies, how will the Hornet manage to nab Caruso and get out alive?

32 pages, $3.99.

THE GREEN HORNET STRIKES! #8

Written by Brett Matthews, art by Ariel Padilla.

Luke's journey toward becoming Chicago's newest defender continues! With help from Kato's new and old, The Green Hornet calls upon the resources of Hornets past to forge his new identity. But can one man make a difference in a city built upon thousands of lies? Or will the would-be hero be forced to become what he hates the most...

32 pages, $3.99.

KATO #12

Written by Ande Parks, art by Diego Bernard, covers by Ale Garza and Carlos Rafael.

Now a full-fledged crime fighter in her own right, the daughter of the original Kato carries on her father's legacy. Mulan finds life in Century City a bigger challenge than she imagined. The new Kato has to deal with a league of local kung fu killers intent on revenge, complex relationships with the new Green Hornet and her father, as well as a new friend who is actually intent on destroying her. She may become the crime fighter her legendary father was... if she can survive her first month on the job.

32 pages, $3.99.

KATO ORIGINS #11: THE HELLFIRE CLUB

Written by Jai Nitz, art by Colton Worley, covers by Worley and Francesco Francavilla.

The conclusion of the whodunit murder mystery comes to a shocking end. Everyone is disguised and everyone is hiding something, even Kato! Can the masked master of martial arts bring justice to society's elite? Or will it get pinned on the butler?

32 pages, $3.99.

GRANT MORRISON'S 18 DAYS HC -- SIGNED BY GRANT MORRISON

Written by Grant Morrison, art and cover by Mukesh Singh.

The story of three generations of superwarriors, meeting for the final battle of their age. Signed by superstar writer Grant Morrison, 18 Days is a re-imagining of the great eastern myth, Mahabharata and follows the course of the climactic war that concludes the age of the gods and begins the age of man. It is the prototype for every war ever fought. This hardcover illustrated script book from Dynamite Entertainment and Liquid Comics, will allow readers a first glimpse into the mythic animated series being developed by Morrison. Unsigned edition still available!

144 pages, $14.99.

CORNBOY ORIGINAL GRAPHIC NOVEL

Written by Joshua Dysart, art and cover by George Edison.

Cornboy is the bizarre story of a boy who is half man/half corn. Raised without ever being allowed outside, one day he is set free in the care of a curious doctor, and begins to experience the outside world for what it really is.

96 pages, $12.99.

RED SONJA: REVENGE OF THE GODS #2

Written by Luke Lieberman, art by Daniel Sampere, covers by Lucio Parrillo.

Loki just loves it when a plan comes together, this usually means bad news for, well, everyone else. Red Sonja struggles to defend her friend's kingdom from destruction and stop Loki from unleashing an even greater danger on the Hyborian world.

32 pages, $3.99.

RED SONJA #59

Written by Eric Trautmann, art by Walter Giovani, covers by Fabiano Neves and Giovani.

Trapped between rival factions eager to seize the throne of Koth, Sonja discovers that there's more than shifting allegiances and court intrigues at work. Ancient alchemy and forgotten sciences may be more powerful than even Red Sonja's blades.

32 pages, $3.99.

QUEEN SONJA #18

Written by Arvid Nelson, art by Chris Bolson, covers by Fabiano Neves and Carlos Rafael.

Sonja's taken enough poison to kill a wooly Rhinoceros. But she's no wooly Rhino, she's Sonja! She awakens from her poison-induced coma into a very new reality: Thulsa Doom has destroyed her capital, and with the help of his evil god, Set, he is rounding up Sonja's subjects, for an unknown but surely extremely unpleasant purpose. Thulsa hires the very mercenary band whom Sonja fielded against the Emorans to hunt the refugee Queen down. Not all of the mercenaries are feeling good about their new assignment, but don't they have much say in the matter -- Thulsa will kill them if they don't succeed!

32 pages, $3.99.

SHERLOCK HOLMES: YEAR ONE #3

Written by Scott Beatty, art by Daniel Lindro, covers by Francesco Francavilla, Aaron Campbell and Lindro.

"The Twelve Caesars" Killer strikes again... and again... and again! With a dozen ways to die, intrepid sleuths Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson race to solve a murder mystery that brings out the very worst in fearful Londoners fascinated by the terrible serial slayer! But as Holmes begins to unravel the method to the Killer's madness, Watson deduces that his eccentric partner-incrimestopping might be part of the problem!

32 pages, $3.99.

RAISE THE DEAD 2 #4

Written by Leah Moore, John Reppion and Mike Raicht, art by Guiu Vilanova, covers by Lucio Parrillo and Vilanova.

The conclusion of the second Raise the Dead series and it's a doozy! Zombies, blood, and gore galore! Alfredo Bay is under siege by the undead! The doomsday government has made a decision which will effect all of our survivors, but will it save them or condemn them? Will anyone find a way to survive this world gone made? Or are all of our survivors headed for a extremely dead end?

32 pages, $3.99.

BRING THE THUNDER #4

Written by Jai Nitz, art by Wilson Tortosa, covers by Alex Ross and Tortosa.

Wayne goes back to Afghanistan to confront Fariad, an Afghan sniper with the same sonic powers. How far will Wayne go to stop a living bomb? In their epic battle, only one will survive.

32 pages, $3.99.

PATRICIA BRIGGS' MERCY THOMPSON: MOON CALLED VOL 1 TPB

Written by Patricia Briggs and David Lawrence, art and cover by Amelia Woo.

Mercy Thompson inhabits two worlds without truly belonging to either. To the human inhabitants of the Tri-Cities she's an oddity, a female mechanic operating her own garage. To the town's darker residents, werewolves, vampires, and fae, she's a walker, a last-of-her-kind magical being with the power to become a coyote. Mercy warily straddles the fine line dividing our everyday world from that darker dimension...

Five Mercy Thompson novels have topped the New York Times best-seller list, and her premiere graphic novel Homecoming did the same. Now Patricia Briggs' heroic shape-shifter returns to comics! Featuring gorgeous digitally painted interior art by Amelia Woo and a complete cover gallery, as well as bonus material.

104 pages, $16.99.

PAT LEE'S WIDOW WARRIORS TPB

Written by Lloyd, Christine Chi and Long To, art and cover by Pat Lee.

Over a thousand years ago, the great kingdom of China was under constant threat of invasion by powerful tribes and warring states along its rugged western border. For generations, one fiercely-patriotic clan of warriors -- the "Yang" -- battled bravely in the nation's defense. The widows of the clan pleaded with the Emperor, whose own court had become weakened by corruption and greed, to send reinforcements. But none came. Soon, the last remaining Yang soldiers were overwhelmed by a sea of bloodthirsty invaders. Distraught and incensed, the Yang widows -- a few hundred strong and many of whom also seasoned warriors -- took arms and set off to the western border. But even before reaching the enemy, the journey itself would be fraught with peril. In their determination to avenge the deaths of their loved ones, the Widow Warriors would face the full fury of nature's most destructive forces, a vast enemy army with sorcery and monsters on its side, and perhaps most powerful of all, the demons within themselves! Pat Lee's return to comics! Collecting the four-issue series, plus bonus material and cover gallery in one volume.

120 pages, $16.99.

ROBERT JORDAN'S WHEEL OF TIME: THE EYE OF THE WORLD #11

Written by Robert Jordan and 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.

32 pages, $3.99.

JIM BUTCHER'S DRESDEN FILES: FOOL MOON #4

Written by Jim Butcher and Mark Powers, art and cover by Chase Conley.

He's made himself the enemy of the Chicago PD, the FBI, and a werewolf biker gang. His closest friend no longer trusts him. His one time student is dead -- the latest victim of a spree of werewolf killings. Now, Harry finds himself face to face with the man (or beast) who could be behind it all. And the full moon is about to rise...

32 pages, $3.99.

THE WARRIORS: JAILBREAK #2

Written by Erik Henderson, art and cover by Herb Apon and Todd Herman.

The comics continuation of the cult classic film The Warriors charges onward! As Swan grows into his role as leader of the toughest gang in New York, he rallies his Warriors for a daring jailhouse assault. Meanwhile, imprisoned Warrior Ajax makes a desperate and vicious enemy -- one who proves that when there's nowhere to run, prison can be just as dangerous as the streets.

32 pages, $3.99.



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