Dynamite Week: Red Sonja and Cub from Jim Zub and Jonathan Lau

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The next announcement from Dynamite is the arrival of an oversized one-shot coming out in April from creators Jim Zub and Jonathan Lau, Red Sonja and Cub.

Dynamite Week: Parker, Shaner and Bellaire Bring Back Flash Gordon

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Dynamite Week is going on this week, and so say Dynamite themselves. There’ll be several announcements coming from the company over the next few days – and the first of which is a new Flash Gordon series for the character’s 80th Anniversary, written by Jeff Parker, drawn by Evan ‘Doc’ Shaner, and coloured by Jordie […]

Preview: Codename Action #4

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CODENAME: ACTION #4 (of 6) Chris Roberson (w) Jonathan Lau (a) Jae Lee, Jonathan Lau (c) FC • 32 pages • $3.99 • Teen+ Operative 1001 has managed to locate the hidden headquarters of the shadowy organization that is driving the world to the brink of war. But even if he manages to rescue Operator […]

Gail Simone Continues Red Sonja’s Rollicking Rampage [Interview]

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This week sees the end of the relaunched Red Sonja’s first arc, with Gail Simone and Walter Geovani drawing the story to a – likely rather bloody, one would imagine – conclusion. The last few months have seen Simone redefine the character whilst blatantly having a load of fun with it. There’s been singing, there’s […]

Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: Chris Roberson on Doc Savage

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Yet anther big debut this week for Dynamite with the new DOC SAVAGE written by the always insightful Chris Roberson. Robert Napton asks the questions: Q: Hi, Chris, Doc Savage has a long history: pulps, radio, novels, comics, film. What influences did you decide to draw upon for this new comic series? ROBERSON: The principle […]

Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: Jai Nitz on GRIMM: THE WARLOCK #1

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GRIMM: THE WARLOCK is based on the popular TV show, and Jai Nitz is here to talk about the first issue of the book. Robert Napton is asking the questions on this Dynamite Friday. Q: Jai, it’s always fun and challenging to write comics for a show thats on the air because it’s a fluid […]

Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: David Liss on Moriarty Lives! #1

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Continuing our interview series, here’s Robert Napton talking to David Liss about Moriarty Lives #1, on sale now, which investigates Sherlock Holmes great nemesis: Q: Before we start talking about the specifics of your series, let me ask a question about Moriarty in general. Those who know the Holmes mythos from films or television might […]

Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: Tony Lee on BSG: Starbuck #2

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It’s Dynamite Friday here at The Beat with DEJAH THORIS writer Robert Napton interviewing various peeps. Here’s Tony Lee on that rogue, Starbuck: Q: As a fellow writer of Battlestar comics, I think focusing on the time before the destruction of the colonies and specifically the origin of Starbuck is a very compelling idea. How […]

Dynamite Friday Pre-vinterview: Andy Diggle on Uncanny and his big 2014

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It’s Dynamite Friday here at The Beat with DEJAH THORIS writer Robert Napton interviewing various peeps. First up, Andy Diggle, whose UNCANNY #5 just came out Q: Andy, just a general question first — if someone hasn’t ready Uncanny, can you tell us what it’s about? DIGGLE: UNCANNY is a noir-tinged supernatural action thriller about […]

Greg Pak Talks Turok and the Lost Art of Dinosaur Hunting [Interview]

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One of Dynamite’s big announcements this year was the imminent revival of their Gold Key Properties – with four titles relaunching as a result. This will see Doctor Spektor, Magnus: Robot Fighter and Solar: Man of the Atom relaunch next year with new creative teams and their own mini-universe. The fourth series announced, with Greg […]

INTERVIEW: Bill Willingham Brings Legenderry To Life

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Coming in January this year, Legenderry: A Steampunk Adventure will see writer Bill Willingham and artist Sergio Fernandez Davila take on a host of Dynamite’s most recognisable characters for a seven-issue re-imagining. Not only will the story have characters as diverse as Green Hornet, Vampirella, The Six Million Dollar Man and Red Sonja all in the […]

The Dynamite Interviews: Brandon Jerwa Interviews Fred Van Lente

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Dynamite have been conducting creator-on-creator interviews over the last few weeks, sending out the transcripts to various websites – ComicVine, Bleeding Cool, and so on. And here’s an interview between Vampirella writer Brandon Jerwa and The Mocking Dead’s Fred Van Lente – but what is The Mocking Dead, exactly?

Dynamite Interviews: Brandon Jerwa Interviews Victor Gischler

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You may have noticed the interview chain Dynamite have sent spiralling around the internet these last few weeks, in which they ask several of their writers to interview each other about the various titles that are coming out. Previous editions of the interview series have been seen on here, on ComicVine, on Bleeding Cool and […]

31 Days of Halloween: Mark Rahner on ARMY OF DARKNESS/REANIMATOR One Shot

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[Wrapping up this week's Dynamite sponsored series of peer-to-peer interviews, Jim Zub interviews writer Mark Rahner on the Army of Darkness Reanimator team-up one shot!] ZUB:  The horror genre seems cover a huge spectrum from psychological terror all through to exaggerated gory stuff. What are some of your favorite horror films and how do they […]

The Jim Zub Interviews: Andy Diggle on Uncanny #4

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[Continuing our Dynamite sponsored series of peer-to-peer interviews, Jim Zub interviews writer Andy Diggle on his sharp looking series UNCANNY #4]

31 Days of Halloween: Jim Zub Interviews Brandon Jerwa on Vampirella

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[Continuing our Dynamite sponsored series of peer-to-peer interviews, Jim Zub interviews writer Brandon Kerwa about Vampirella #35] ZUB: When did you first come across Vampirella? Do you remember the first story you read or any particular aspects of the character that stood out? JERWA: It was almost certainly around 1979 or ’80, so I would have […]