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EXCL. “Xena,” “Gold Key: Alliance” Debut in Dynamite’s April 2016 Solicitations

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EXCL. “Xena,” “Gold Key: Alliance” Debut in Dynamite’s April 2016 Solicitations

Dynamite Entertainment is launching several new series in April, and CBR has the exclusive first look at the publisher’s full solicitation text and covers for the month.

RELATED: New “Xena: Warrior Princess” Comic Debuting in April From Dynamite

Xena returns to the publisher with an all-new ongoing series courtesy of “Catwoman” scribe Genevieve Valentine and artist Ariel Medel. Plus, Magnus, Solar and Turok team up in”Gold Key: Alliance,” from the creative team of Phil Hester and Brent Peeples. Plus, the latest from the continuing adventures of Red Sonja, Vampirella, Ash Williams and more!

GOLD KEY: ALLIANCE #1 (OF 5)

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Felipe Massafera

Cover B: Phil Hester

Writer: Phil Hester

Art: Brent Peeples

Genre: Superhero, Science Fiction

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

Turok, Dinosaur Hunter. Magnus, Robot Fighter. Solar, Man of the Atom. The Mighty Samson. The legendary heroes whose adventures have thrilled comic book readers for over half a century are back, only this time they all share the same time and the same world – ours! In this breakneck first issue, each warrior wrestles with the perils of the twenty-first century, but a greater evil is approaching, one that will unify the legendary champions in a struggle that will change each forever. Join Eisner-nominated writer Phil Hester (Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, The Bionic Man) and rising star artist Brent Peeples (Last of the Greats, Legenderry: Green Hornet) for the latest and greatest chapter in the Gold Key saga.

GOLD KEY: ALLIANCE #1 (OF 5) BLANK AUTHENTIX EDITION

Price: $10.00

Rating: Teen +

Writer: Phil Hester

Art: Brent Peeples

Genre: Superhero, Science Fiction

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

The Blank Authentix Edition – available only as a variant for the first issue of Gold Key: Alliance #1 – features the same great story, but with a blank cover that you can get your favorite artist to draw! In this issue, the legendary heroes whose adventures have thrilled comic book readers for over half a century are back, only this time Turok, Magnus, Solar, and The Mighty Samson all share the same time and the same world – ours! Each warrior wrestles with the perils of the twenty-first century, but a greater evil is approaching, one that will unify the legendary champions in a struggle that will change each forever. Join Eisner-nominated writer Phil Hester (Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, The Bionic Man) and rising star artist Brent Peeples (Last of the Greats, Legenderry: Green Hornet) for the latest and greatest chapter in the Gold Key saga.

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR D 10-COPY HESTER B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Phil Hester “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR E 25-COPY HESTER VIRGIN INCV”) For every 25 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Phil Hester “Virgin Art” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

THE TWILIGHT ZONE: THE SHADOW #1 (OF 4)

Price: $3.99

XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS #1

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Greg Land (50%), Jenny Frison (50%)

Writer: Genevieve Valentine

Art: Ariel Medel

Genre: Fantasy, Media Tie-In

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 13

After the Twilight of the Gods, the world is precariously uncertain – and Xena and Gabrielle have been missing from it for twenty-five years. Even without Livia, the power of Rome is growing: Caesar is determined to conquer by lies what he can’t conquer by force, and the people at its edges know what’s coming. (All roads lead to Rome, and Rome is hunting.) Xena and Gabrielle scramble to stop him before they have to wage war against a man they once called a friend. But along the way, Xena will have to confront her past against a rogue band of women warriors, and Gabrielle, whose secret visions are becoming prophecy, will have to protect Xena – at any cost.

XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS #1 BLANK AUTHENTIX EDITION

Price: $10.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover C Blank Authentix: N/A

Writer: Genevieve Valentine

Art: Ariel Medel

Genre: Fantasy, Media Tie-In

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 13

The Blank Authentix Edition – available only as a variant for the first issue of Xena: Warrior Princess #1 – features the same great story, but with a blank cover that you can get your favorite artist to draw! In this issue, the world is precariously uncertain – and Xena and Gabrielle have been missing from it for twenty-five years. Even without Livia, the power of Rome is growing: Caesar is determined to conquer by lies what he can’t conquer by force, and the people at its edges know what’s coming. (All roads lead to Rome, and Rome is hunting.) Xena and Gabrielle scramble to stop him before they have to wage war against a man they once called a friend. But along the way, Xena will have to confront her past against a rogue band of women warriors, and Gabrielle, whose secret visions are becoming prophecy, will have to protect Xena – at any cost.

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: Fully returnable for qualifying retailers whose orders of XENA #1 meet or exceed their initial orders for DEVOLUTION #1 (NOV151268).

RETAILER INCENTIVE #2: (“CVR D 10-COPY LAND B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Greg Land “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

RETAILER INCENTIVE #3: (“CVR E 25-COPY FRISON VIRGIN INCV”) For every 25 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jenny Frison “Virgin Art” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

JIM BUTCHER’S THE DRESDEN FILES: WILD CARD #1 (OF 6)

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A Main: Carlos Gomez

Writer: Jim Butcher, Mark Powers

Art: Carlos Gomez

Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

Jim Butcher’s worldwide bestselling Dresden Files saga continues in this original limited series! Set in the aftermath of the novel White Night and comic series Down Town, a bizarre double murder draws the interest of Chicago’s only wizard for hire. But as Harry Dresden begins his investigation, the clues lead to troubling conclusions about the possible perpetrator, and set him on a path that will place him in the middle of a conflict between the city’s three most powerful factions-a conflict that could engulf all of Chicago!

MISS FURY VOL. 2 #1

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Tula Lotay

Cover B: Jonathan Lau

Writer: Corinna Bechko

Art: Jonathan Lau

Genre: Superhero

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

The Golden Age heroine returns! New York during the second World War is a place of mystery and intrigue, but with all our boys fighting in Europe, who will stand up to the forces of darkness at home? Miss Fury is ready to step into the breach, but even she doesn’t understand the shadow she carries within herself. Is it a force of good or of evil? And can she learn to control it in time to stop the deadly attack that threatens to destroy the Big Apple?

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR C 10-COPY LAU B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jonathan Lau “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

RETAILER INCENTIVE #2: (“CVR D 25-COPY LAU VIRGIN INCV”) For every 25 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jonathan Lau “Virgin Art” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

MISS FURY VOL. 2: WALK THROUGH THE VALLEY Trade Paperback

Price: $17.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Dennis Calero

Writer: Rob Williams

Art: Jackson Herbert

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 136 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

Marla Drake, the untamable costumed adventurer known as Miss Fury, fought Nazis with wild abandon not just during World War II, but – due to a scientific mishap – throughout time, as well. Now trapped in the 1943 of a parallel universe, she comes face-to-face with her mirror double, a hedonistic murderess whose soul was never saved by the love of a good man. Realizing what her life could be like now that she has lost her own beloved Matthew Chandler, she surrenders to the slimy promises of Schauburger, a rogue (and dead) Nazi agent whose ghost can alter the timestream and set things right. The cost? Killing the alternate Marla Drake, the Pharaoh of Time, the Mafia superhero The Mob, a US Naval Intelligence nuclear physicist… and the list goes on. No matter how hard she tries, people just seem to want Miss Fury to murder for them. How many must die so that she can become a good person again?

Reviews:

“Miss Fury is freaking awesome!” – Following The Nerd

“I found myself absolutely enjoying this release every step of the way. Highly recommended.” – Unleash The Fanboy

“Firing on all cylinders.” – Comic Book Therapy

A TRAIN CALLED LOVE #7 (OF 10)

Price: $3.99

Rating: Mature

Cover A: Russ Braun

Writer: Garth Ennis

Art: Mark Dos Santos

Genre: Crime, Romance

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 13:

Marv shows his true colors as bullets fly and lives are snatched, while Marcy and Penny come up against another brick wall. Meanwhile, Myles and Valerie seek inspiration from above – or, at least, the next best thing.

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY BRAUN B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Russ Braun “Black & White” cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

ARMY OF DARKNESS: FURIOUS ROAD #2 (OF 5)

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Gabriel Hardman

Writer: Nancy A. Collins

Art: Kewber Baal

Genre: Horror, Media Tie-In

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

Twenty years from now, the world has fallen to the Deadite invasion. The remains of civilization is holed up in what was once the city of Lansing, Michigan – now renamed simply “Alive.” It is up to the Chosen One, the Keeper of the dread Necronomicon Ex Mortis, a.k.a. Ashley “Ash” Williams, and a rag-tag group of humans and monsters – including the Daughter of Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, and the witch Heckuba – to save humanity and send the Deadites back to Hell. But to do that, they must first battle their way past Ash’s evil twin, The General, and his demonic Army of Darkness with the help of a werewolf biker gang, Dracula and his Brides, and Ash’s custom Murder-Mobile.

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY HARDMAN B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Gabriel Hardman “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

BIONIC WOMAN: SEASON FOUR Trade Paperback

Price: $14.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Sean Chen

Writer: Brandon Jerwa

Art: David T. Cabrera

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 104 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

The Bionic Woman returns! Jaime Sommers, the iconic heroine of the wildly popular television series which ran from 1976 to 1978, is back in action in an all-new adventure that features guest appearances by fan favorites Oscar Goldman and Steve Austin, the Six Million Dollar Man!

Finally coming to terms with her life as a bionic woman, Jaime Sommers balances her personal life with the occasional mission as a top agent for the OSI. Recently upgraded with new bionic components and software, she is deployed to Mexico on a routine assignment… and discovers herself the target of Maureo Morales, a rogue general formerly of the Air Force. The machinations of this new enemy – and his obsession with cyborgs and Fembots – will lead her to North Eden, a picturesque community billed as being “just a little bit closer to Heaven.” What is the bizarre secret of North Eden, and how will Sommers survive the general’s master plan?

Reviews:

“Enjoyable… with solid art.” – The Geekality

“It’s all a nice mix and easy read for fans of the classic Bionic universe.” – Borg.com

“Bionic Woman: Season Four will no doubt entertain the reader from beginning to end.” – Comic Bastards

“Jerwa’s writing shows a very creative mind. His writing includes secrets and plot twists designed to keep readers guessing and engaged.” – ComicWow!

“Plenty of action.” – Unleash The Fanboy

BOB’S BURGERS ONGOING #10

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Anthony Aguinaldo

Cover B: Damon Wong

Writer: Jeff Drake, Brian Hall, Rachel Hastings

Art: Anthony Aguinaldo, Marcelo Benavides, Tom Connor, Maggie Harbaugh, Hector Reynoso

Genre: Humor, Media Tie-In

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

The tenth issue of the Bob’s Burgers comic book is sizzling with new stories! Louise finds herself pixelated when she’s sucked into a videogame; Gene’s rhymes climb to new heights in Jack and the Gene-stalk; and Tina tells a particularly tall tale about a nuclear accident, a school dance, and a fleet of Russian submarines. Everyone loves Bob’s Burgers, the fan-favorite animated sitcom that airs on Fox television with other hits such as The Simpsons and Family Guy!

(CLASSIC) BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: STARBUCK Trade Paperback

Price: $14.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Sean Chen

Writer: Tony Lee

Art: Eman Casallos

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 96 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

Finally, the origin of Lt. Starbuck can be told! Battlestar Galactica’s roguish Viper pilot, unbeatable gambler, and notorious womanizer has always been a mystery. How did he wind up a feral child on the planet Umbra, and when did he first fight Cylons alongside Commander Adama? What early adventures solidified his friendship with Apollo, and how will Starbuck react once he discovers the identity of the traitor responsible for destroying his family? It’s the world-shaking origin story that fans have been begging over thirty years for, as revealed by #1 New York Times best-selling author Tony Lee and artist Eman Casallos.

Reviews:

“If you’re a fan of the series, this can only be the best love letter you’ll ever get.” – SciFi Pulse

“An excellent outing for fans of classic BSG.” – Following The Nerd

“It’s genuinely a lot of fun!” – Unleash The Fanboy

COMPLETE ALICE IN WONDERLAND SOFTCOVER

Price: $19.99

Rating: All Ages

Cover: John Cassaday, Erica Awano

Writer: Lewis Carroll, Leah Moore, John Reppion

Art: Erica Awano

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 184 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 27

Available for the first time in softcover! Join Alice on her whimsical journey down the rabbit hole. For the first time ever, Lewis Carroll’s beloved masterpiece is faithfully adapted and illustrated in its entirety, including the long-lost chapter, “The Wasp in a Wig!” From her initial meeting with the White Rabbit in Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, to her final dinner party with the entire (and outrageous) Through the Looking Glass cast, every moment of Alice’s adventures in that astonishing landscape is captured in gorgeous detail. With old favorites like the Cheshire Cat and the Mad Hatter joined now by a long-forgotten Carroll creation, The Wasp, in one of the book’s latter chapters, children and adults alike can rediscover the complete Alice tale and fall in love with Wonderland all over again!

Reviews:

“By adapting Carroll’s work so faithfully, writers Leah Moore and John Reppion remind everyone that there is a reason the title of his novel was not just ‘Wonderland.’ In their hands, readers can’t help but realize that Alice is a remarkable creation.” – Philadelphia Daily News

“This is a wonderful re-imagining of a classic tale.” – Comic Book Resources

“Carroll’s wildly imaginative story rightfully explodes onto the page of a comic. Of course, it helps that artist Erica Awano and colorist PC Siqueira are easily up to the task; the work is a glorious mash-up of westernized manga and pastels, giving this book the unique visual look it demands.” – Comic Book Waiting Room

“They have instilled in me a desire to understand the original as well as continue to read this version. As far as adaptations are concerned, I can think of few higher compliments.” – Broken Frontier

DEJAH THORIS #3

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: NEN

Writer: Frank J. Barbiere

Art: Francesco Manna

Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

She’s been exiled from her home and is searching for answers, but now Dejah has a new destiny – leading a platoon in the army of Barsoom! Dejah ventures into the badlands on her first military operation, and there’s danger lurking around every corner. See Dejah as you’ve never seen her before, as she unravels the mystery of her past in DEJAH THORIS #3 from Frank J. Barbiere and Francesco Manna!

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY NEN B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a NEN “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

DEVOLUTION #4 (OF 5)

Price: $3.99

Rating: Mature

Cover A: Jae Lee

Writer: Rick Remender

Art: Jonathan Wayshak, Jordan Boyd (Colorist)

Genre: Science Fiction

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

Once a bastion of forward thinking and the arts, San Francisco is now anything but. Can our crew survive the home of the most savage tribe of Thralls alive and make it to the re-evolution agent? Check out the thrilling new series that Rick Remender (Black Science, Deadly Class) describes as “a heavy dose of high-octane action, character drama, a world of strange reverse mutations, and social commentary – as we follow the last tribe of humans inoculated from the devolution agent as they set out on a desperate journey to try to find a way to re-evolve life on Earth.”

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY LEE B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jae Lee “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR C 20-COPY LEE VIRGIN INCV”) For every 20 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Jae Lee “Virgin” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

DOC SAVAGE: THE SPIDER’S WEB #5 (OF 5)Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Wilfredo Torres

Writer: Chris Roberson

Art: Cezar Razek

Genre: Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 13

Doc Savage and his companions have discovered that a number of closed cases that they’ve dealt with over the decades and considered to be isolated threats were instead interconnected, all part of a larger web of crime. And now Doc finds himself at the center of that web, face to face with the man behind it all!

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY TORRES B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Wilfredo Torres “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

GRUMPY CAT & POKEY #3 (OF 6)

Price: $3.99

Rating: All Ages

Cover A: Steve Uy

Cover B: Billy Martin

Cover C: Ken Haeser

Writer: Ben McCool, Elliott Serrano, Royal McGraw

Art: Steve Uy, Ken Haeser

Genre: Comedy, Media Tie-In

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

Grumpy Cat tells Pokey a story of one of her “ancestors”, the infamous Cat With No Smile. It’s a tale of the Old West with gun-toting felines, tail-chasing canines, and the biggest catnip heist in American history. Meanwhile, our curmudgeonly kitty takes a road trip with Pokey and Dog… with the intent to sabotage everyone’s fun and turn the car around for home! And finally, the cats find a drone hidden in the garage, resulting in an unintended flight and crash landing in the desert. Enjoy more misadventures and mopey expressions from the World’s Grumpiest Cat!

JAMES BOND #6

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Dom Reardon

Writer: Warren Ellis

Art: Jason Masters

Genre: Action/Adventure, Media Tie-In

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

The secret of VARGR is revealed, and it means that Bond has to descend into a nightmare scenario – alone. Just his gun and his skills versus a murderous conspiracy to turn Britain into a testing zone for death drugs. Dynamite Entertainment proudly concludes the debut storyline to the first ongoing James Bond comic book in over 20 years! “Ian Fleming’s James Bond is an icon, and it’s a delight to tell visual narratives with the original, brutal, damaged Bond of the books.” – Warren Ellis

LORDS OF THE JUNGLE #2 (OF 6)

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Felipe Massafera

Cover B: Roberto Castro

Writer: Corinna Bechko

Art: Roberto Castro

Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

Displaced in time, lost in an unfamiliar wilderness, and beset by enemies on all sides, Sheena must search for a way home before her own jungle is destroyed. There’s only one man who might have the key to her salvation, but Tarzan has problems of his own as he battles for his name and his family in London’s underbelly, a place more vicious than Sheena can imagine!

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR C 10-COPY CASTRO B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Roberto Castro “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

PATHFINDER: HOLLOW MOUNTAIN #6 (OF 6)

Price: $4.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A Main: Carlos Gomez

Cover B Variant: Sebastian Cichon

Writer: James L. Sutter

Art: Tom Garcia

Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 27

The thrilling conclusion of Pathfinder: Hollow Mountain! With their weapons supercharged by the power of an ancient artifact, it’s time for both heroes and villains to band together and destroy the demonic Castellan. Yet even when everyone’s lives are on the line, can Seltyiel and his band of mercenaries truly be trusted? Pathfinder: Hollow Mountain comes to a thrilling conclusion in this issue, written by Pathfinder co-creator James L. Sutter (Pathfinder Origins, The Redemption Engine) and drawn by rising star Tom Garcia (Mercy Thompson)! Contains pull-out poster map and official Pathfinder RPG bonus encounter!

PATHFINDER: HOLLOW MOUNTAIN #6 (OF 6) EXCLUSIVE SUBSCRIPTION VARIANT COVER

Price: $4.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover C Subscription: James Boyle

Writer: James L. Sutter

Art: Tom Garcia

Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 27

An exclusive Sebastian Cichon cover, only available to comic shop subscribers and limited to initial orders. In this issue, it’s the thrilling conclusion of Pathfinder: Hollow Mountain! With their weapons supercharged by the power of an ancient artifact, it’s time for both heroes and villains to band together and destroy the demonic Castellan. Yet even when everyone’s lives are on the line, can Seltyiel and his band of mercenaries truly be trusted? Pathfinder: Hollow Mountain comes to a thrilling conclusion in this issue, written by Pathfinder co-creator James L. Sutter (Pathfinder Origins, The Redemption Engine) and drawn by rising star Tom Garcia (Mercy Thompson)! Contains pull-out poster map and official Pathfinder RPG bonus encounter!

PATHFINDER: HOLLOW MOUNTAIN #6 (OF 6) ULTRA-LIMITED EDITION VARIANT COVER

Price: $19.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover D Ultra-Limited: Adam Moore

Writer: James L. Sutter

Art: Tom Garcia

Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 27

A super-special, exclusive Adam Moore ultra-limited cover, only available to comic shop subscribers and limited to initial orders! In this issue, it’s the thrilling conclusion of Pathfinder: Hollow Mountain! With their weapons supercharged by the power of an ancient artifact, it’s time for both heroes and villains to band together and destroy the demonic Castellan. Yet even when everyone’s lives are on the line, can Seltyiel and his band of mercenaries truly be trusted? Pathfinder: Hollow Mountain comes to a thrilling conclusion in this issue, written by Pathfinder co-creator James L. Sutter (Pathfinder Origins, The Redemption Engine) and drawn by rising star Tom Garcia (Mercy Thompson)! Contains pull-out poster map and official Pathfinder RPG bonus encounter!

THE PRECINCT #5 (OF 5)

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen+

Cover A: Sergio Davila

Writer: Frank J. Barbiere

Art: Crizam Zamora

Genre: Steampunk, Fantasy

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 13

The explosive finale is here! With the Big City under siege, Mort has to face the one enemy he never expected – Jo! Will the rivalry between them come to a deadly conclusion, or will Mort be able to free her from the clutches of evil? Find out the fate of our heroes in The Precinct #5 from Frank J. Barbiere and Crizam Zamora!

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY DAVILA B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Sergio Davila “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

RED SONJA VOL. 3 #4

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Marguerite Sauvage

Writer: Marguerite Bennett

Art: Aneke

Genre: Fantasy

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

Hunted by the elite assassins of her own King, Sonja is forced to hide – even among her ex-lovers! With the aid of those from her past, she must rally a rebellion against the new despot, ending his dreams of conquest. Sonja plots a desperate gambit of her own as Hyrkania teeters on the brink of civil war!

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY SAUVAGE B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Marguerite Sauvage “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

SHAFT: IMITATION OF LIFE #3 (OF 4)

Price: $3.99

Rating: Mature

Cover A: Matthew Clarke

Writer: David F. Walker

Art: Dietrich Smith

Genre: Crime, Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 13

Working as a consultant on a film proves to be more difficult that Shaft had expected. Not to mention more dangerous. Things take a potentially deadly turn when the police bring Shaft in for questioning on an unrelated case.

VAMPIRELLA VOL. 3 #2

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Chrissie Zullo

Cover B: Sergio Davila

Writer: Kate Leth

Art: Eman Casallos

Genre: Horror

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

Vampirella makes her stage debut as an icon, but the spotlight can be deadly. Everyone in Hollywood seems to have their secrets, from the mysterious Slade to Vampi’s new agent, Juliette Court. As her star rises, so do… (wait for it) …the STAKES!

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY DAVILA B&W INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Sergio Davila “Black & White” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each.

VAMPIRELLA / ARMY OF DARKNESS Trade Paperback

Price: $14.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Tim Seeley

Writer: Mark Rahner

Art: Jethro Morales

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Softcover

Page Count: 104 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 13

Horror icons from two universes collide as Ash Williams, the chainsaw-armed Chosen One of the small and big screen, crosses paths with the supernatural superheroine Vampirella in a story set during the events of the cult classic film, Army of Darkness!

When Ash misspoke the incantation to acquire the Necronomicon, an unholy book written in blood, the spell ripped Vampirella – a force for good, despite her blood-hungry fangs – from her own time and back to 1300 AD. Infected by Deadite magic, she stalks the halls of Lord Arthur’s castle, unable to control her thirst. Even if that time-lost chucklehead Ash can free her of the demonic mutation, can he convince his allies – primitive screwheads that they are – that she shouldn’t be burned at the stake?

Reviews:

“An epic clash between the iconic figures of Ash and Vampirella… Downright groovy!” – Horror News Network

“Jett Morales’ art does full justice.” – Multiverse Magazine

“Dynamite seems to have really taken a shine to two of cult pulpdom’s fan favorites.” – The Pullbox

“Mark Rahner does a solid job… I can mostly hear Bruce Campbell’s voice.” – The Fandom Post

“Come for the drunken revelry, stay for the… mayhem.” – Comics for Sinners

“One wild ride.” – Big Glasgow Comic Page

“Rahner definitely knows all of Ash’s and Vampirella’s mannerisms and ticks” – Graphic Policy

VAMPIRELLA RETRO GRAY T-SHIRTPrice: $20.00

Rating: Teen +

Art: Mike Mayhew

Genre: Horror

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Apparel

ON SALE DATE: April 6

A vintage, dark gray t-shirt, showing the lovely horror heroine Vampirella as she lounges on one of comics’ most iconic logos! Presenting a full-color illustration of Drakulon’s favorite daughter as illustrated by celebrated artist Mike Mayhew, this polyester/cotton blend shirt features a purposely distressed aesthetic, and comes available in Women’s S, M, and L; and Men’s M, L, XL, and 2XL.

VAMPIRELLA “DRAKULON ATHLETIC” LIGHT GRAY T-SHIRT

Price: $10.00

Rating: Teen +

Art: Mike Mayhew

Genre: Horror

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Apparel

ON SALE DATE: March 6

Everyone loves those Athletic Department shirts… so why not celebrate Vampirella’s interplanetary alma mater with the “Drakulon Athletic” t-shirt! You’ll want to get the blood pumping while wearing this light gray shirt, made from 100% cotton and available in Women’s S, M, and L; and Men’s M, L, XL, and 2XL.

WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT #10

Price: $3.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover A: Eric Powell

Writer: Matt Wagner

Art: Dan Schkade, Brennan Wagner (Colorist)

Genre: Crime Noir, Superhero

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 27

The web of danger begins to tighten as The Spirit continues his quest to track down his kidnapper, the mysterious Mikado Vaas – and his best bet is to first locate the crime lord’s equally evasive daughter, Sachet Spice! Convinced that she is in Central City, The Spirit’s search leads him into unexpectedly fragrant territory. Meanwhile, Ebony and Sammy manage to find a lead to tracking down the mysterious assassin sent by Vaas, the cold-blooded Pinky Fingers. The explosive finale is coming… one that might change The Spirit’s world forever! This sensational revival of Will Eisner’s iconic hero is brought to you by the creative talents of legendary author Matt Wagner and the visual team of artist Dan Schkade and colorist Brennan Wagner.

“I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: you need to be reading The Spirit.”-Comic Bastards

“If this book isn’t up for an Eisner award next year, I will be extremely surprised.”-Bounding Into Comics

RETAILER INCENTIVE #1: (“CVR B 10-COPY POWELL VIRGIN INCV”) For every 10 copies ordered and received, retailers will qualify to order a Eric Powell “Virgin Art” variant cover at the net cost of $2.00 each!

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GOLD KEY: ALLIANCE #1 (OF 5) RARE FELIPE MASSAFERA “VIRGIN ART” EDITION

Price: $50.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Felipe Massafera

Writer: Phil Hester

Art: Brent Peeples

Genre: Superhero, Science Fiction

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

The glorious return of the Gold Key heroes is perfectly captured courtesy of exceptional painter Felipe Massafera, and Dynamite proudly presents this image without trade dressing for art lovers everywhere! In this issue, the legendary heroes whose adventures have thrilled comic book readers for over half a century are back, only this time Turok, Magnus, Solar, and The Mighty Samson all share the same time and the same world – ours! Each warrior wrestles with the perils of the twenty-first century, but a greater evil is approaching, one that will unify the legendary champions in a struggle that will change each forever. Join Eisner-nominated writer Phil Hester (Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, The Bionic Man) and rising star artist Brent Peeples (Last of the Greats, Legenderry: Green Hornet) for the latest and greatest chapter in the Gold Key saga.

JIM BUTCHER’S THE DRESDEN FILES: WILD CARD #1 (OF 6) RARE CARLOS GOMEZ “VIRGIN ART” EDITION

Price: $50.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Carlos Gomez

Writer: Jim Butcher, Mark Powers

Art: Carlos Gomez

Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

Phenomenal artist Carlos Gomez continues to bring Jim Butcher’s worldwide bestselling Dresden Files saga to comics, and Dynamite proudly presents his beautiful cover artwork in “Virgin Art” style on this super-rare variant. In this issue, set in the aftermath of the novel White Night and comic series Down Town, a bizarre double murder draws the interest of Chicago’s only wizard for hire. But as Harry Dresden begins his investigation, the clues lead to troubling conclusions about the possible perpetrator, and set him on a path that will place him in the middle of a conflict between the city’s three most powerful factions-a conflict that could engulf all of Chicago!

JIM BUTCHER’S THE DRESDEN FILES: WILD CARD #1 (OF 6) RARE CARLOS GOMEZ “VIRGIN ART” EDITION, SIGNED BY JIM BUTCHER

Price: $89.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Carlos Gomez

Writer: Jim Butcher, Mark Powers

Art: Carlos Gomez

Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

For the enjoyment of his dedicated fans, New York Times bestselling author Jim Butcher autographs the super-rare Carlos Gomez “Virgin Art” variant edition! In this issue, set in the aftermath of the novel White Night and comic series Down Town, a bizarre double murder draws the interest of Chicago’s only wizard for hire. But as Harry Dresden begins his investigation, the clues lead to troubling conclusions about the possible perpetrator, and set him on a path that will place him in the middle of a conflict between the city’s three most powerful factions-a conflict that could engulf all of Chicago!

MISS FURY VOL. 2 #1 RARE TULA LOTAY “VIRGIN ART” EDITION

Price: $50.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Tula Lotay

Writer: Corinna Bechko

Art: Jonathan Lau

Genre: Superhero

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

Tula Lotay’s gorgeous interpretation of the Golden Age heroine is celebrated in this super-rare “Virgin Art” variant edition, unblemished by pesky trade dressing! New York during the second World War is a place of mystery and intrigue, but with all our boys fighting in Europe, who will stand up to the forces of darkness at home? Miss Fury is ready to step into the breach, but even she doesn’t understand the shadow she carries within herself. Is it a force of good or of evil? And can she learn to control it in time to stop the deadly attack that threatens to destroy the Big Apple?

XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS #1 RARE GREG LAND “VIRGIN ART” EDITION

Price: $50.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Greg Land

Writer: Genevieve Valentine

Art: Ariel Medel

Genre: Fantasy, Media Tie-In

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 13

Comics sensation Greg Land (Uncanny X-Men, Ultimate Fantastic Four) illustrates the triumphant return of Xena on this gorgeous cover, presented here as a super-rare “Virgin Art” variant. In this issue, the world is precariously uncertain – and Xena and Gabrielle have been missing from it for twenty-five years. Even without Livia, the power of Rome is growing: Caesar is determined to conquer by lies what he can’t conquer by force, and the people at its edges know what’s coming. (All roads lead to Rome, and Rome is hunting.) Xena and Gabrielle scramble to stop him before they have to wage war against a man they once called a friend. But along the way, Xena will have to confront her past against a rogue band of women warriors, and Gabrielle, whose secret visions are becoming prophecy, will have to protect Xena – at any cost.

XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS #1 RARE GREG LAND “VIRGIN ART” EDITION, SIGNED BY GREG LAND

Price: $89.99

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Greg Land

Writer: Genevieve Valentine

Art: Ariel Medel

Genre: Fantasy, Media Tie-In

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 13

Greg Land (Uncanny X-Men, Ultimate Fantastic Four) autographs his super-rare “Virgin Art” variant edition to the triumphant return of Xena: Warrior Princess. In this issue, the world is precariously uncertain – and Xena and Gabrielle have been missing from it for twenty-five years. Even without Livia, the power of Rome is growing: Caesar is determined to conquer by lies what he can’t conquer by force, and the people at its edges know what’s coming. (All roads lead to Rome, and Rome is hunting.) Xena and Gabrielle scramble to stop him before they have to wage war against a man they once called a friend. But along the way, Xena will have to confront her past against a rogue band of women warriors, and Gabrielle, whose secret visions are becoming prophecy, will have to protect Xena – at any cost.

BOB’S BURGERS ONGOING #10 RARE ANTHONY AGUINALDO “VIRGIN ART” EDITION

Price: $50.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Anthony Aguinaldo

Writer: Jeff Drake, Brian Hall, Rachel Hastings

Art: Anthony Aguinaldo, Marcelo Benavides, Tom Connor, Maggie Harbaugh, Hector Reynoso

Genre: Humor, Media Tie-In

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

To satisfy the appetite of Bob’s Burgers fans everywhere, Dynamite is proud to offer this super-rare “Virgin Art” variant edition featuring a playful concept by artist Anthony Aguinaldo! In this issue, Louise finds herself pixelated when she’s sucked into a videogame; Gene’s rhymes climb to new heights in Jack and the Gene-stalk; and Tina tells a particularly tall tale about a nuclear accident, a school dance, and a fleet of Russian submarines. Everyone loves Bob’s Burgers, the fan-favorite animated sitcom that airs on Fox television with other hits such as The Simpsons and Family Guy!

DEJAH THORIS #3 RARE NEN “VIRGIN ART” EDITION

Price: $50.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover: NEN

Writer: Frank J. Barbiere

Art: Francesco Manna

Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

Fan-favorite cover artist NEN proudly displays her fantastic and unique vision of the Princess of Mars in its complete intricate detail on this super-rare Virgin Art variant edition! In this issue, Dejah has a new destiny – leading a platoon in the army of Barsoom! Dejah ventures into the badlands on her first military operation, and there’s danger lurking around every corner. See Dejah as you’ve never seen her before, as she unravels the mystery of her past in DEJAH THORIS #3 from Frank J. Barbiere and Francesco Manna!

LORDS OF THE JUNGLE #2 (OF 6) RARE FELIPE MASSAFERA “VIRGIN ART” EDITION

Price: $50.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Felipe Massafera

Writer: Corinna Bechko

Art: Roberto Castro

Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

Rising superstar painter Felipe Massafera provides this gorgeous depiction of exotic jungle action icons Sheena and Tarzan on this super-rare “Virgin Art” variant edition. In this issue, Sheena is displaced in time, lost in an unfamiliar wilderness, and beset by enemies on all sides… and yet must search for a way home before her own jungle is destroyed. There’s only one man who might have the key to her salvation, but Tarzan has problems of his own as he battles for his name and his family in London’s underbelly, a place more vicious than Sheena can imagine!

RED SONJA VOL. 3 #4 RARE MARGUERITE SAUVAGE “VIRGIN ART” EDITION

Price: $50.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Marguerite Sauvage

Writer: Marguerite Bennett

Art: Aneke

Genre: Fantasy

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 20

Marguerite Sauvage (DC Comics Bombshells) provides this intense cover artwork to the third issue of the redesigned Red Sonja’s adventures, available here as a super-rare “Virgin Art” variant! In this issue, Sonja is hunted by her own King’s elite assassins and forced to hide – even among her ex-lovers! With the aid of those from her past, she must rally a rebellion against the new despot, ending his dreams of conquest. Sonja plots a desperate gambit of her own as Hyrkania teeters on the brink of civil war!

VAMPIRELLA VOL. 3 #2 RARE CHRISSIE ZULLO “VIRGIN ART” EDITION

Price: $50.00

Rating: Teen +

Cover: Chrissie Zullo

Writer: Kate Leth

Art: Eman Casallos

Genre: Horror

Publication Date: April 2016

Format: Comic Book

Page Count: 32 pages

ON SALE DATE: April 6

Chrissie Zullo, whose covers to Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love (among other titles) captured the hearts and minds of comic-lovers everywhere, celebrates the new era of Vampirella with this super-rare “Virgin Art” cover edition! In this issue, Vampirella makes her stage debut as an icon, but the spotlight can be deadly. Everyone in Hollywood seems to have their secrets, from the mysterious Slade to Vampi’s new agent, Juliette Court. As her star rises, so do… (wait for it) …the STAKES!

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