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SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2017

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT FIRST LOOKS

DEJAH THORIS #1

Written by Amy Chu, art by Pasquale Qualano, covers by J. Scott Campbellm Frank Cho, Mike McKone, Sergio Davila.

Dejah Thoris, obsessed with finding the legendary Gardens of Mars, recruits her own expedition team of scientists. But once outside the palace walls, things don't go as planned, and the Princess learns the hard way just how dangerous Barsoom really is.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

PUMPKINHEAD #1

Written by Cullen Bunn, art by Blacky Shepherd, Kyle Strahm, covers by Kelley Jones, photo, Ken Haeser.

"For each of Man's evils, a special demon exists.”

For thirty years, the demon of vengeance has been still, its corpse buried in a pumpkin patch graveyard in the hills. But when a reckless driver accidentally kills a pair of children, the creature is called up once more. This time, though, the monster's intended target is protected by a cruel backwoods crime family. They hatch their own supernatural plans for dealing with Pumpkinhead. For each of man's sins, a special demon exists, and when seven infernal creatures roam the hills and the hollows, no one--guilty or otherwise--is safe. Plus! The first part in a backup story about everyone's favorite, Haggis.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

XENA #1

Written by Meredith Finch, art by Vicente Cifuentes, cover by David Finch, Vicente Cifuentes.

The path to redemption is never easy, and the journey of a warrior princess seeking to wash the blood of innocents from her hands is no exception. Xena travels to Athens, to plead for redemption in the temple of Eleos. But some things can never be forgiven and the shadows of past sins are long. Will Xena find redemption or betrayal waiting for her in the temple of the gods? The power, the passion, the danger… her courage would change the world. Xena: Warrior Princess.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

KISS/ARMY OF DARKNESS #1

Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Ruairí Coleman, covers by Kyle Strahm, Goni Montes, Ken Haeser.

KISS is on top of the world and rocking faces until the night disciples of The Destroyer show up and the band disappears. With the tour canceled, a young Ash misses one of the most important events of his life that will change his destiny. Now the Chosen One has to get back on the right path and join the KISS Army of Darkness!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 28.

LEGENDERRY: RED SONJA #1

Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Igor Lima, covers by Joe Benitez.

The last we saw of Red Sonja of the Legenderry world, she was living the pirate's life aboard her ship, The Nautilus. But times have changed. As she tries to rebuild her life once again, she must save the Big City from two houses divided and the star crossed love bringing them to the brink of war!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

JAMES BOND: M

Written by Declan Shalvey, art by PJ Holden and Dearbhla Kelly, cover by Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire.

James Bond's superior, code-named M, scrambles MI6's secret agents across the globe. Sometimes, he knowingly sends them to their deaths, for the greater good. But a traumatic event from M's early days in the field returns to haunt him, forcing M to return to the scene of a crime…HIS crime.

40 pages, $4.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

MYOPIA: THE RISE OF THE DOMES

Written by Richard Dent, art and cover by Patrick Berkenkotter.

In the second installment of this speculative steampunk thriller, the stakes are raised as the government decodes more of the virus that has been planted in the mysterious domes discovered at the magnetic poles. This leads to Ledge betraying Molly's trust and placing Matthew's psychological health in danger. Meanwhile the mysterious James Chase begins his first day of work at the invasive Formula Media Corporation where he meets Jill, the executive Formula Media Assistant who processes all the psychic imprints connected to the Central Lens Network.

40 pages, $4.99, in stores on Feb. 28.

MYOPIA SPECIAL #1 NEW PRINTING

Written by Richard Dent, art by Patrick Berkenkotter, cover by Cezar Razek.

Based on an award-winning story by writer Rich Dent, "Myopia" merges speculative fiction and steampunk into a thrilling alternative reality. Armed with a special set of lenses that make him almost invisible inside the Central Lens Network, James Chase sets out on a mission to stop the new world order's violation of the Magnetic Energy Agreement. At first sold as a device to make life more convenient, the lens now works as a tool for the government to hide the devastation unleashed from excessive mining of the earth's core.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 28.

RED SONJA #14

Written by Amy Chu, Erik Burnham, art by Carlos Gomez, covers by Jonboy Meyeres, Carlos Gomez, Gisele Legace, Cosplay photo, Art Baltazar.

Red Sonja and Wallace have faced the darkness and made their way out from Hell -- or have they? They've crossed the River Styx, but the land of the living looks just as desolate as the land of the Dead -- and it soon becomes all too clear that this is the handiwork of Kulan Gath, enraging Sonja. She didn't travel back and forth through time and escape from Hell just to find her homelands in ruin…Kulan Gath may be more powerful than ever, but a reckoning is coming!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

VAMPIRELLA: THE DYNAMITE YEARS OMNIBUS VOL. 2

Written by Brandon Jerwa, art by Heubert Khan Michael, Patrick Berkenkotter, cover by Paul Renaud.

Vampirella, a lethal beauty waging a war against the undead and demonic, must defend her recent actions to a tribunal deep within Vatican City. Hell is coming to Earth, and only Vampirella and her trusted allies can stop it! Bad blood and old grievances are put aside when a deadly coven of witches threatens to unrival all time and reality, and Vampirella finds herself stranded one hundred years in the future. A vision of things to come forces our heroine to make a painful decision, forever altering her fate.

Then, what begins in the shadowy jungles of a voodoo island empire will reach its astonishing conclusion in Hell itself! Everyone's favorite dark heroine will be pushed to the breaking point as her sanctuary is threatened, her love is at risk, and her own mother might just be her worst enemy after all! It's a story of endings and beginnings!

496 pages, $39.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

KISS/VAMPIRELLA

Written by Christopher Sebela, art by Annapaola Martello, cover by Carli Ihde.

L.A. is a strange town on the best of days, but in the summer of 1974, the City of Angels feels especially demonic. As temperatures soar and wildfires burn, all sorts of strange creatures are drawn to town, including Vampirella. While Vampi goes out and hunts down monsters all across La La Land -- defending humanity from evil -- she's also killing it every night on stage as a member of the all-girl rock group Witchkraft -- defending rock 'n' roll from a dying scene. Help arrives in the form of four creatures who've just flown into town: The Starchild, The Demon, The Spaceman and The Catman. Away from their home turf and trying to record their new album, KISS discovers that all their favorite L.A. bands have mysteriously broken up, disappeared, sold out, or gone crazy. Led by a driver who moonlights in the occult and haunted by satanic strangers dressed in black, KISS finds themselves drawn into a web conspiracy that threatens to kill rock 'n' roll itself.

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

HACK/SLASH VS. VAMPIRELLA #5

Written by Shawn Aldridge, art by Rapha Lobosco, covers by Chrissie Zullo, Goran Sudzuka.

The final hand is dealt as Cassie, Vlad, and Vampirella try to stop the Blood Queen from getting the final heart she needs to summon the Mad God Chaos…and before one of them falls. Listen, someone is falling in this issue!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

BARBARELLA #3

Written by Mark Carey, art by Kenan Yarar, covers by Vicente Cifuentes, Jorge Fornes, Caspar Wingaard, Tom Feister, Kenean Yarar.

To stop a war a planet must fall. For Barbarella the ends don't justify the terrible means, but if she acts to save billions of innocents it may spell defeat and disaster for Earth. Oh, if there were only another way.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA VS. BATTLESTAR GALACTICA #2

Written by Peter David, art by Johnny Desjardins, covers by Aaron Lopresti, Johnny Desjardins, Michael Adams, Roberto Castro.

Two crews, separated by more than mere time and space, meet at last! And for all they share in common, they have just as many differences, which leads to suspicion and trouble. Meanwhile, Captain Cain and the Pegasus continue their quest with a most unlikely ally. Are they headed for home or straight into a trap?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

AGENT 47: BIRTH OF THE HITMAN #4

Written by Chris Sebela, art by Ariel Medel, covers by Jonathan Lau, gameplay.

Since taking control of her mentor's criminal operation, Diana Burnwood's life has blossomed into a world of possibilities she could only ever dream of. As her quest for revenge nears completion, her targets begin to fight back with an unlikely ally. Meanwhile, 47, recaptured by The Institute after his attack, goes underground with the remaining Subjects and Dr. Ort-Meyer. Having sacrificed his freedom and his humanity, 47 takes his first steps onto the road to becoming the Hitman.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

BETTIE PAGE #8

Written by David Avallone, art by Esau Figueroa, covers by Joseph Michael Linsner, Scott Chantler, photo.

Bettie hunts an alien artifact and Soviet spies at the 1952 Cannes Film Festival! Will she manage to get Gene Kelly's autograph and save the world? Only David Avallone and Esau Figueroa have been authorized to tell you the classified story, in this thrilling climax to Bettie's French Riviera adventures.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 28.

THE BIONIC MAN OMNIBUS VOL. 1

Written by Kevin Smith, Phil Hester, Aaron Gillespi, art by Jonthan Lau, Ed Tadeo, Ray Villegas, cover by Alex Ross.

Three full graphic novels in one very large volume.

First, Steve Austin, the iconic action hero of The Six Million Dollar Man, returns! Kevin Smith rebuilds the world's first bionic man, making him better, stronger, and faster than ever before! Joined by Phil Hester and Jonathan Lau, his collaborators on the critically-acclaimed Green Hornet revival, Smith plunges Steve Austin into a dangerous world of espionage and high adventure. Reunited with Jaime Sommers (of The Bionic Woman fame), Austin must face a maniacal enemy built from deadly technology and dedicated to the collapse of entire nations!

Second, Steve Austin, the unstoppable hero of The Six Million Dollar Man, tracks a deadly conspiracy to foreign territory, where he discovers his strangest adversary yet -- the legendary Bigfoot! What is this unnatural creature of primal instincts and mechanical parts? What role does the Bionic Man play in the monster's origin? If one such Bigfoot exists, could others still roam the wilderness... or be manufactured on an assembly line? Also, Steve Austin has a tearful reunion with Jaime Sommers. How will he react when he discovers a terrible truth -- that he may have unwittingly been responsible for the tragic accident that transformed her into the Bionic Woman, and erased her memories?

Third, Steve Austin, the iconic hero of television's Six Million Dollar Man, faces new threats both foreign and domestic! When the brutal dictator of Libue threatens to use whatever means necessary to squash the rebels of his wartorn nation, the American government sends the Bionic Man to prevent the detonation of nuclear missiles on millions of innocents. Meanwhile, the Office of Scientific Intelligence is under siege by rogue agents. Will Austin's close friend and OSI handler Oscar Goldman survive an attack on his life... and a mechanized terror with a face all too familiar?

624 pages, $39.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

JAMES BOND: THE BODY #2

Written by Ales Kot, art by Antonio Fuso, cover by Luca Casalanguida.

Part two - "The Brain." James Bond leads the interrogation of a scientist who allowed a lethal virus to be stolen. But when the investigation takes a surprising turn, Bond begins to question whether he is enough.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 21.

JIM BUTCHER'S DRESDEN FILES: DOG MEN

Written by Jim Butcher, Mark Powers, art and cover by Diego Galindo.

Harry Dresden is a man on the edge -- and that is something that can be dangerous to friend and foe alike. He's been drafted by a senior member of the White Council of Wizards to investigate a series of murders in rural Mississippi. As always, there's more afoot than is immediately apparent. The question is, will Harry's state of mind keep him from seeing it, and will his actions lead him into direct conflict with the wizard who's depending on his help?

136 pages, $24.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

KILLER INSTINCT #6

Written by Ian Edginton, art by Eduardo Silva, covers by Yildiray Cinar, Alvaro Sarraseca, Cam Adams.

The finale is here! Gargos is back, and while the Shadow Lord may be vulnerable, he is far from defenseless. Kim Wu and her fellow heroes race against time to defeat this monstrous foe. Meanwhile, ARIA and the Tsar have formed an unholy alliance, and are ready to slay whoever survives this Astral showdown.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 28.

SHEENA #6

Written by Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo, art by Maria Sanapo, covers by Maria Sanapo, Marco Santucci, Dan Parent, Cosplay photo.

The start of a bold new adventure! Mother Forest is beset by a terrible plague that sickens the very jungle, but this deadly evil is not the only danger Sheena must face. A ruthless huntress prowls the forest, seeking a girl with golden hair, and the mark of the jaguar.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

THE SHADOW/BATMAN #5

Written by Steve Orlando, art by Giovanni Timpano, covers by Brandon Peterson, Philip Tan, Derek Charm, Robert Carey, Giovanni Timpano.

The Silent Seven fight a war on multiple fronts. But if you follow the strings high enough, are Batman, the Shadow, and Robin still just puppets? Robin and the Shadow fight for their lives, while the actions of the Seven leave Batman unsure if he can trust anyone in his life, including himself. Three generations of crimefighting are deserted and alone, but if they can come together to finally confront the Seven where they live, is it their final victory? Or exactly what the Seven has wanted all along?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 7.

THE SOVEREIGNS: END OF THE GOLDEN AGE

Written by Ray Fawkes, art by Johnny Desjardins, cover by Stephen Segovia.

The epic that will redefine the Gold Key heroes continues! The year is 2025, Turok has gone missing and Magnus is good and worried about that. When even a time traveling mission to confer with Doctor Spektor and the creature once known as Solar don't yield any answers, Magnus must brave the unknown to track the missing hero down.

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

SWORDQUEST: REALWORLD

Written by Chad Bowers, Chris Sims, art by Ghostwriter X, cover by Goni Montes.

In 1984, Peter Case was on his way to being crowned champion of SwordQuest, set to win the last of four contests and lay claim to a golden sword worth over $50,000! But when the game was discontinued, Peter found himself without a game to finish. Now, over thirty years later, Peter's stuck in a different kind of game entirely -- the game of life, and he's losing fast. But when he learns that all the prizes meant for the SwordQuest contest of his youth are on display in the World Arcade Museum, he finds an unknown determination that sees him put together a team of like-minded losers for the ultimate heist job -- a real-life sword quest!

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 14.

LAST TEMPTATION LITHOGRAPH SIGNED BY NEIL GAIMAN AND MICHAEL ZULLI

Art by Michael Zulli.

From Neil Gaiman's collaboration with Alice Cooper comes this gorgeous piece by artist Michael Zulli, a black and white lithograph of the Showman from the Theater of the Real. Signed by superstar writer Neil Gaiman and artist Michael Zulli! This high-quality lithograph measures 11" x 17" and is composed of high-grade 100# archival stock, the perfect measure of durability to ensure its proud owner's enjoyment for years to come. Packaged individually in its own protective tube to guarantee safe shipping.

$89.99, in stores on Feb. 28.







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