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PREVIEWS: "Savage Tales," "Painkiller Jane" and "Raise the Dead"

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PAINKILLER JANE #0 (FEB073317) WRITTEN BY JIMMY PALMIOTTI; ART BY LEE MODER; COVERS BY RON ADRIAN AND LEE MODER

The larger than life star of her own brand-new series on SCI FI is back and this time, the bodies are piling up all around her! And Dynamite is bringing her to you in the most affordable form possible - as an introductory priced quarter book - to both reward existing fans and introduce a larger audience to the world of Painkiller Jane!

From last year's debut to the release of the classic Painkiller Jane material, everyone's talking about Jane! Now, the creative team is reunited - Jimmy Palmiotti, Joe Quesada and Lee Moder - for a specially priced introductory issue that leads directly into Jane's new series this Summer - all for just one thin quarter! PLUS: THE INTRODUCTION OF A BRAND NEW CHARACTER!

SAVAGE TALES #1 (JAN073508) STORIES AND ART BY VARIOUS; COVERS BY ARTHURSUYDAM (50%), MEL RUBI (25%) AND RICHARD ISANOVE (25%)!

Dynamite presents an all new series featuring the most the most savage stories that comic creators have ever told! Each issue of the bi-monthly Savage Tales will feature a rotating cast of characters and creators featuring the savage and brutal worlds of Red Sonja and the Hunter, Cthulu and the Old Ones, Gleaming Atlantis and much, much more!

Issue #1 is led by Part One of a special Red Sonja story from Ron Marz and Adriano (NBSG: ZAREK) Batista! Savage Tales also features:

* Battle for Atlantis from writers Leah Moore and John Reppion with artists Pablo Marcos and Stjepan Sejic * The Hunter -- from the pages of Red Sonja -- from writers Luke Lieberman and Michael Avon Oeming with artist Kevin Sharpe * Cthulu and The Old Ones by Mike (Marvel's ZOMBIE) Raicht and artist Pere Perez.

Savage Tales will ship to comic shops 6 times a year, with each issue featuring a new cast of characters, stories and creators! Covers from Arthur (Marvel Zombies) Suydam, Richard (Stephen King's Dark Tower) Isanove and Mel (RED SONJA) Rubi!

RAISE THE DEAD #1 (JAN073502) WRITTEN BY LEAH MOORE AND JOHN REPPION; ART BY HUGO PETRUS; COVERS BY "DYNAMITE" ZOMBIE ARTISTS - ARTHUR SUYDAM (75%) ANDSEAN PHILLIPS (25%)!

Dynamite enters the land of the dead with an all-new Zombie tale set in the middle of a full scale zombie infestation! This time though, there's a twist as Dynamite puts the "living" into the living dead! Writers Leah Moore and John Reppion are joined by the newest Dynamite artistic sensation, Hugo Petrus, for this special Zombie event! Raise the Dead will also feature two covers from two Zombie experts - Sean (Marvel Zombies) Phillips and Arthur (Marvel Zombies, MARVEL ZOMBIES VS. THE ARMY OF DARKNESS) Suydam! From its shocking opening to its ever-evolving cast of doomed humans facing an overwhelming number of the undead, Raise the Dead sets a new standard in horror storytelling - and all the gory details will be presented in full color! Don't miss it!

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