Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR News with advance looks at new comics shipping this week -- December 19, 2007 -- to finer comics stores everywhere. When you're done checking out these exciting previews, don't forget to stop by CBR's Indie Comics forum to discuss these Dynamite titles with fellow readers.
THE BOYS #14
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV07 3467
Writer: Garth Ennis
Penciller: Darick Robertson and Peter Snjeberg
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 (who provide the opening sequence for this issue) and fill-in artist Peter Snjeberg!
It's Hughie and Vas- aka Love Sausage- alone against the might of Russian Organized Crime. Meanwhile Butcher organizes one surprise for Little Nina and an even bigger one for everybody else. The balance of power shifts dramatically in the conclusion of "Glorious Five Year Plan."
Recommended for Mature Readers.
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: OCT07 3404
Writer: Brian Reed
Penciller: Edgar Salazar
Colorist: Romulo Fajardo Jr.
Covers: Michael Turner
The best-selling video game from Pandemic Studios is the next new DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT comic book event! Get ready to join up with the MERCENARIES!
Mercenaries the game has revolutionized the world of 3rd-person action-shooters by putting players in the middle of real world combat with the kind of freedom only a mercenary has. And now DYNAMITE'S MERCENARIES places you in the middle of the action!
Issue #3 weighs in at another impressive 40 pages, all under another stunning Michael Turner cover! Writer Brian Reed and artist Edgar Salazar continue the pounding tale of Mattias, Chris and Jennifer - the MERCENARIES - as they are caught between the Chinese Army and a group of Freedom Fighters in the nation of Taiwan! But all is not as it seems and betrayals abound!
Ask your local retailer for the Michael Turner Virgin Art cover.
SWORD OF RED SONJA: DOOM OF THE GODS #4
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: NOV07 3462
Writer: Luke Lieberman
Penciller: Lui Antonio
Covers: Paul Renaud (50%), Aaron Lopresti (25%), and Mel Rubi (25%)
Colorist: Will Murai
Red Sonja and Thulsa Doom face off in the concluding issue of this special Sword of Red Sonja mini-series event! The world quakes as these two meet and the gods themselves stumble and fall before the power of the Thulsa Doom! From writer Luke Lieberman and artist Lui Antonio!
Featuring cover art by Paul (Red Sonja: VACANT SHELL) Renaud (50%), Aaron (Incredible Hulk) Lopresti (25%) and Mel (Red Sonja/Spider-Man) Rubi (25%)!
ARMY OF DARKNESS: LONG ROAD HOME #5
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: OCT07 3412
Writer: JAMES KUHORIC with MIKE RAICHT
Penciller: FERNANDO BLANCO
Covers: Arthur Suydam (75%), FABIANO NEVES (25%)
Colorist: IVAN NUNES
After the Apocalyptic events of "from the Ashes (AOD #'s 1-4) Ash is reunited with Sheila as the two set out to remake the world and reclaim the legacy of humanity. How can Ash possibly screw this up? Oh, just you wait.... It all starts here in Ash's "Long Road Home"!
Featuring another stunning script by James Kuhoric and co-writer Mike (Marvel's Zombie, Savage Tales) Raicht, awesome art by Fernando Blanco and sure-to-be coveted covers by Arthur Suydam (75%) and a vicious variant chance cover by Fabiano (Marvel Zombies vs. the Army of Darkness) Neves, this is destined to be THE most talked about AOD series yet!