Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR News with advance looks at new comics on sale this week in finer comics stores everywhere. When you’re done checking out these exciting images of "The Boys" #15, "Army of Darkness: Long Road Home" #6, "Jungle Girl" #4 and "New Battlestar Galactica: Origins" #2, don’t forget to stop by CBR’s Indie Comics forum to discuss these Dynamite titles with fellow readers.
THE BOYS #15
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: DEC073537
Writer: GARTH ENNIS
Penciller: DARICK ROBERTSON
Covers: DARICK ROBERTSON
Colorist: TONY AVINA
The most talked about comic of the year continues from DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT, writer/co-creator Garth Ennis and artist/co-creator Darick Robertson!
Part one of the four part "Good For The Soul": Hughie visits The Legend, determined to find out more about The Boys- their history, their personalities, and their mysterious hidden agenda. Meanwhile, Annie January (alias Starlight) has her own doubts about membership of The Seven. This storyline also reveals a little more about the other members of the team- beginning with Butcher, and his relationship with CIA director Susan Rayner.
Recommended for Mature Readers.
ARMY OF DARKNESS: LONG ROAD HOME #6
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV073463
Writer: JAMES KUHORIC with MIKE RAICHT
Penciller: FERNANDO BLANCO
Covers: FABIANO NEVES (75%), STJEPAN SEJIC (25%)
Colorist: IVAN NUNES
Awards: SCREAM AWARD (2006), SCREAM AWARD NOMINEE (2007)
The adventures of Ashley J. Williams continue in the Army of Darkness #6 from writers James Kuhoric and Mike Raicht, along with artist Fernando Blanco!
As "The Long Road Home" continues, Ash has made the fateful decision to continue in his "Chosen One" duties, not knowing that hell has literally been unleashed on earth and he’s about to face the baddest of the bad, the evilest of the evil… the Four Horseman of the Apocalypse!
Featuring a cover by fan-favorite artists Fabiano Neves and Stjepan Sejic!
JUNGLE GIRL #4 (OF 5)
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: OCT073393
Writer: FRANK CHO (Plot, Art Direction), DOUG MURRAY (Script)
Penciller: ADRIANO BATISTA
Covers: FRANK CHO (75%) and ADRIANO BATISTA (25%)
Colorist: FRANK MARTIN
Dynamite proudly presents "Frank Cho’s Jungle Girl"! Co-Plotted and overseen by Frank Cho, scripted by Doug Murray and crafted by artist Adriano Batista and Frank Martin, the Jungle Girl is destined to be THE Dynamite series of 2007!
Our first series of Jungle Girl adventures nears its a smashing conclusion with a closing on its way that is going to be talked about for years to come! More secrets of the island and its cast-away’s are revealed as it all counts down to the end, or is it? Each and every beautiful page is provided by series artist Adriano Batista (along with the beautiful colors of Frank Martin!)! Featuring two covers, one by Mr. Jungle Girl himself, Frank Cho (shipping at 75%) and the variant chase cover by Batista (shipping at 25%)! This leads in to the ongoing series launching in ’08!
Fans, ask for the VIRGIN ART CHO INCENTIVE COVER!
NEW BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: ORIGINS #2
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: OCT073400
Writer: KEVIN FAHEY
Penciller: JONATHAN LAU
Covers: FABIO LAGUNA, PHOTO COVER
Colorist: INLIGHT STUDIO
Genre: Science Fiction
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT continues their successful run of Galactica "origins" with an all new series focusing on the characters and events of the award-winning Sci Fi series!
Continuing our story by Kevin Fahey (writer on the show and prot?g? of comics legend Mark Verheiden) that explores the origins of Gaius Baltar and his life and loves that lead up to the second Cylon War. In this issue, set approximately 2 years before the Cylon Apocalypse as seen in the SCIFI mini-series, Baltar takes his place as the head of the Colonial Defense Network at the Defense Ministry on Caprica. But, as Baltar holds the fate of the Colonies in his hands, "Six" continues to enact her Cylon plan for the cocky Baltar, all the while the pair is heading towards the apocalypse.