Official Press Release
February 20, 2006, RUNNEMEDE, NJ – DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT announced today that they have extended their agreement with MGM Entertainment with one of the greatest film to comic series, the ARMY OF DARKNESS.
The exclusive licensing agreement will allow the publisher to continue the ongoing ARMY OF DARKNESS comic book series, trade paperback collections as well as specials and one-shots for years to come.
"We've got some great, great stories coming up and we're very pleased that we were able to secure more time with Ash and the Army of Darkness to bring it all out for the legions of fans," commented DYNAMITE SPOKESPERSON J. ALLEN. "The really exciting news is that we're also going to be able to release the remastered John Bolton adaptation of the movie and fans should look for more info on that in the weeks to come."
DYNAMITE currently produces an ongoing ARMY OF DARKNESS comic book series, along with collections, mini-series and one-shots. A major cross-over with the Classic Monsters is available for order now and the story kicks in with issue #8! In the works for '06 will begin the countdown for Ash's 13th Anniversary, which will start off with issue #13, and features Ash against his deadliest foe! Also on tap to finally be released is the aforementioned release of the Bolton painted adaptation.
Fans can check it all out at the official AOD section of the DYNAMITE website.
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 ¹04 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.
Now, in addition to the ongoing Red Sonja and AOD series, DYNAMITE is preparing and launching the all-new Painkiller Jane series from creators Joe Quesada and Jimmy Palmiotti; the Lone Ranger with Brett Matthews and John Cassaday, Battlestar Galactica with Greg Pak and Nigel Raynor, Classic Battlestar Galactica, the Re-Animator, Highlander ,have launched Red Sonja Vs. Thulsa Doom with Luke Lieberman and Peter David and a Red Sonja Vs. Claw cross-over with DC Comics¹ Wildstorm imprint, 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, Doug Moench¹s Six from Sirius, Carlos Trillo and Eduardo Risso¹s Borderline and other titles, Jim Starlin 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.