Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR News with advance looks at new comics shipping this week, October 24, 2007, to finer comics stores everywhere. When you’re done checking out these exciting previews of “The Lone Ranger” #9, “Witchblade: Shades of Gray” #3 and “Savage Tales” #4, don’t forget to stop by CBR’s Indie Comics forum to discss these titles with fellow readers.
THE LONE RANGER #9
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: JUN07 3413
Covers: John Cassaday
Writer: Brett Matthews
Artist: Sergio Cariello
Colorist: Marcelo Pinto of Impacto Studio
AWARDS: EISNER NOMINEE (2007) FOR BEST NEW SERIES AND BEST COVER ARTIST!
The Eisner Nominated (Best News Series and Best Cover artist) series continues from Dynamite, writer Brett Matthews, artist Sergio Cariello and art director/cover artist John Cassaday!
The Lone Ranger #9 continues the explosive story arc that begin in issue #7 of the all-new ongoing series, all in the powerful shadow of Dynamite’s FCBD flip-book which featured the Ranger and reached thousands of new fans and readers!
It’s frontier justice versus legal justice in Issue #9 as the Ranger and Tonto find themselves at odds as they transport a man accused of murder through lands owned by the relatives of the man he killed.
Fans, ask your retailers for the Cassaday Virgin Incentive Cover!
WITCHBLADE: SHADES OF GRAY #3
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: JUL07 3437
Covers: E-Bas (50%), Adriano Batista (25%) and Stephen Segovia (25%)
Writer: Leah Moore and John Reppion
Artist: Walter Geovani
Colorist: Romulo Fajardo Jr.
Rating: Teen +
Shrouded in mystery, the Witchblade has known many friends and many foes in its long history, but it has never faced such a mystery as the troubled Dorian Gray! Now, the two meet in a special DYNAMITE/Top Cow CROSSOVER EVENT!
Dorian and Sara continue their dance, each of them searching for clues as to the other’s motivations and past secrets… while the past history of Gray and the Witchblade continues to be revealed! Plus, our first look at Gray’s portrait and the Count makes his move!
Written by Leah Moore and John Reppion, who are joined by interior artist Walter Geovani and cover artists eBas, Adriano Batista and Stephen Segovia!
Ask your local retailer for the E-Bas Black and White Incentive Cover!
SAVAGE TALES #4
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: JUL07 3429
Covers: David Michael Beck, Stjepan Sejic
Genre: Sword & Sorcery/Fantasy
Issue #4 of Savage Tales is here! The smash new series from Dynamite continues with an all-new series of the most brutal and savage comic stories ever told!
In this issue, we feature the debut of a two-part Red Sonja tale from Death Dealer writer Joshua Ortega (and artist Walter Geovanni)! It’s a Savage Sonja tale you won’t find anywhere else!
Also this month, the debut of part 1 of writer Doug Murray’s “Sellsword” (featuring artist Diego Bernard) – starring a mysterious stranger who rides into town and sets two families at each other’s throats, but with a twist you won’t see coming! Also look for “The Art of War” by writer Brandon Jerwa and artist Noah Salonga and the first installment of “The Ripper” featuring a shocking tale of brutal murder among the royal court of a most mysterious land by writer Michael Raicht (art by Pere “Savage Tales: Elder Things” Perez)!
All under two more stunning covers from artists David Michael Beck and Stjepan (“The Darkness”) Sejic!
Ask your local retailer for the Sejic Virgin Art Cover!