Official Press Release
The Shadow #1 has sold out through Diamond Comics Distributors, and we’re going to a second printing on #1.Â The second printing cover for The Shadow #1 will feature a brand-new cover by Eisner nominated cover artist, Francesco Francavilla!
Meanwhile, The Shadow #2 is nearly sold out and will have a second printing upon it selling-out!Â And when we release the 2nd print cover to The Shadow #2, it will also feature a new cover by Francesco Francavilla!
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men? The Shadow knows! The Shadow returned to comic stores written by the man born to write him – Garth Ennis. The artist joining Garth will be Aaron Campbell. Issue #1 features covers by Alex Ross, Howard Chaykin, Jae Lee and John Cassaday!Â Issue #2 features covers by fan favorite artists Alex Ross, Howard Chaykin, Ryan Sook, Jae Lee and John Cassaday. Make sure to get The Shadow #1 and #2, now that copies are being made more readily available!
In the first issue of the The Shadow #1, it’s 1938 and The Shadow returns in a tale of blazing action and deadly intrigue, as a night of carnage on the New York waterfront plunges the mysterious vigilante into a conspiracy involving the fate of the world itself. As storm clouds gather across the globe, American Military Intelligence meets with a certain Lamont Cranston, determined to beat a host of spies and assassins to the greatest prize of all… but what that might be, only the Shadow knows. Be sure to get The Shadow #1 in April 2012!
In The Shadow #2, Lamont Cranston and Margo Lane fly west on Pan Am’s fabulous China Clipper- but the golden age of air travel might just mean fiery death above the clouds for our heroes. In Shanghai, Major Tateo Kondo of Japanese military intelligence puts his own plans in motion, while his American counterparts struggle to catch up. The Shadow battles aerial assassins and worse, in part two of the six-part The Fire Of Creation.
“We want to thank the fans and publishers for supporting The Shadow #1!Â We also want to thank the creators – Garth Ennis and Aaron Campbell – for such a superb job with the series.Â It’s gratifying to see fan and retailer support on such an iconic character on such an important launch for Dynamite!” states Dynamite Publisher Nick Barrucci.
About Dynamite Entertainment:
The company was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Shadow, The Boys, Green Hornet, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, Game of Thrones and more!
In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and best selling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Michael Avon Oeming, Mel Rubi, Marc Guggenheim, Stephen Sadowski, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Jae Lee, Matt Wagner and a host of up and coming new talent!
Dynamite recently won the Diamond Gem Award for Best Publisher Under 4% of market share for 2011!
DYNAMITE is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles – including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger’s PROJECT SUPERPOWERS – have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. Several of their titles have also hit The New York Times Best-Sellers list: The Boys, Vampirella Archives, Robert Jordan’s New Spring and Wheel of Time graphic novels. In 2005 Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%). The company has also been nominated for several industry awards, including the prestigious Eisner Award.