Official Press Release
Runnemede, NJ – Spike TV’s SCREAM Awards 2006, the 1st Annual Televised Event Celebrating Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy And Comic Books will be premiering Tuesday, October the 10th and DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT is honored to be up for an award!
The Categories and Nominations were announced at this past week’s Comic-Con in San Diego and DYNAMITE’s ARMY OF DARKNESS comic book series is up for a “BEST SCREEN-TO-COMIC ADAPTATION”!
“We’re honored of course, and very excited about just being nominated,” stated DYNAMITE SPOKESPERSON J. ALLEN. “and on behalf of the entire creative team, especially writer James Kuhoric and all the AOD artists from Nick Bradshaw to Kevin Sharpe and all those that have worked so hard on AOD including colorists Kevin Sneft, Etienne St-Laurent, Jim Charalampidis and letterer Bill Torillini. And we couldn’t have done it without the hard work of our friends at MGM – special thanks to Jon Rosenberg, Tricia Samuels, Karol Mora and Albert J. Park.”
Ballots were sent out to Spike TV’s SCREAM Awards 2006 Advisory Board, made up of respected and well-known members of the horror, sci-fi, fantasy and comic book worlds, and were responsible for advising on categories and determining nominees in each category. All films, television shows and comic books were deemed eligible for inclusion if they were released between June 1, 2005 to July 8, 2006 and were representative of the genres listed. Winners will be determined by viewer voting.
Members of this year’s advisory board included: Wes Craven (writer/director A Nightmare on Elm Street); David S. Goyer (screenwriter, Batman Begins); Geoff Johns (comic book writer, Green Lantern); R. Eric Lieb (Comic book writer, Saw: Rebirth); Brian Pulido (“Lady Death”); Judd Winick (executive producer/creator, The Life and Times of Juniper Lee); Jonathan Woods (Storyboard artist, Team America: World Police); and Rob Zombie (writer/director, House of 1,000 Corpses).
Fans can vote for their favorites by visiting www.screamawards.spiketv.com.
The Current issue of ARMY OF DARKNESS is available in stores now! Check out the info here – or log on to www.dynamiteentertainment.com
ARMY OF DARKNESS #9 (MAR063124) WRITTEN BY JAMES KUHORIC AND ART BY KEVIN SHARPE! COVERS BY PABLO MARCOS, NICK BRADSHAW, KEVIN SHARPE, AND A SURPRISE MONSTERS COVER!
The ultimate horror showdown continues as Ash faces off with Dracula!
A rampant vampire plague ravages New York rotting the Big Apple to the core. As hordes of vampire bats descend on the unsuspecting city, Ash orders up some whoop ass in a greasy spoon overrun by the undead. Armed with the boom stick and chainsaw Ash gives the blood suckers a taste of 21st century chutzpah. When Sugarbaby is turned into one of Dracula’s concubine, Ash discovers that a whack-job monster hunter may be his only chance to save the save the girl and his own soul. When the Necronomicon rears its blood inked head all hell breaks loose sending Ash on a time traveling snipe hunt to find the sole holy artifact capable of permanently killing the Prince of Vampires once and for all!
FANS: BE SURE TO CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL RETAILER ABOUT THE KEVIN SHARPE VIRGIN INCENTIVE COVER!
FANS: BE SURE TO CHECK WITH YOUR LOCAL RETAILER ABOUT THE SNEAK PEEK COVER TO ISSUE #10!
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ABOUT DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT:
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling titles and properties. Beginning with their Army of Darkness comic book series – launching as the #1 independent comic in July of ’04 – and recently ranked the #1 selling Independent Horror comic — and continuing to their best-selling Red Sonja series – issue #0 alone selling over 240,000 copies and ongoing issues and one-shots recently ranked among the best-selling titles in unit sales and dollar volume – and not only has Dynamite consistently released Red Sonja as THE top selling single comic outside of Marvel and DC Comics, Dynamite successfully places more titles in the Top 100 than most non-Marvel, non-DC publishers. Dynamite’s new monthly Battlestar Galactica series is the company’s first major launch of ’06, debuting with an impressive 175,000 copies in initial orders sold for the introductory #0 issue. The recently released ongoing Highlander comic book series has exceeded 100,000 copies for issue #0.
Now, in addition to the ongoing Red Sonja and AOD series, DYNAMITE has released the all-new Battlestar Galactica comic by Greg Pak and Nigel Raynor – launching with a specially priced #0 issue, having sold in excess of 175,000 copies and recently featured in the pages of TV Guide, A classic Battlestar Galactica comic book series, Xena by John Layman and Fabiano Neves, a Darkman vs. the Army of Darkness mini-series and is preparing the Lone Ranger with Brett Matthews and John Cassaday – and Dynamite has more on the horizon!
In addition to the creators mentioned – Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics, including Alex (Justice) Ross, John (Astonishing X-Men) Cassaday, Michael (Superman/Batman, Aspen Comics) Turner, Jim (All-Star Batman) Lee, Michael (Red Sonja) Avon Oeming, Mike (Red Sonja/X-Men) Carey, Jim (Justice) Kruegar, Greg (The Incredible Hulk) Pak, Brett (Serenity, The Lone Ranger) Matthews – as well as working with up and coming new talent and enhancing strong creators!
The company also produces new and classic material from such creators as Paul Gulacy and Doug Moench’s Six from Sirius, Tim Truman’s Scout, Carlos Trillo and Eduardo Risso’s Borderline and other titles including Jim Starlin’s Dreadstar, in addition to reprint editions of classic Red Sonja material and more.
For updated information on Dynamite Entertainment and their titles, please visit the Dynamite website at www.dynamiteentertainment.com
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