Next month, the world's most famous fictional Private Dick / Sex Machine / Bad MotherSHUTYOURMOUTH will make his first-ever appearance on comic shop shelves, when Dynamite Entertainment releases the premiere issue of Shaft, by the creative team of David Walker and Bilquis Evely. And while John Shaft is a well known figure to moviegoers and soul music listeners worldwide, this title promises to focus on the rough-and-tumble version of the character that originated in Ernest Tidyman's series of novels. We spoke to series writer Walker about the character's long history in multiple media, and his plans for the comic incarnation.
One of Jack Kirby's most celebrated (if short-lived) post-DC creations is once again getting an all-star treatment from its latest publishing home at Dynamite Entertainment. Coming this July is a new Captain Victory and the Galactic Rangers series from writer Joe Casey and an army of artists including Farel Dalrymple, Ulises Farinas, Michel Fiffe, Nathan Fox, Jim Mahfood, Benajmin Marr, Jim Rugg and Connor Willumsen.
Just as Comic-Con International is getting going, Dynamite Entertainment has announced it acquired a slew of high-profile TV licenses that will turn into comics in the near future. NBC's Heroes will be making its return as a comic with writer Cullen Bunn, The Twilight Zone will get a new series written by J. Michael Straczynski, and Robotech will cross over with Voltron. But the one I'm really excited about? The Fox animated series Bob's Burgers is coming to comics.
Garth Ennis, Darick Robertson and Russ Braun's The Boys is a series that makes a point out of mining the darker underbelly of the superhero genre, in the process exposing more violent and sexual elements than many are comfortable with... including, it seems, o
In one of the first major announcements to come out of this year's San Diego Comic-Con, Dynamite Entertainment has confirmed Masks, a new mini-series that not only sees the first team-up of classic pulp heroes like the Shadow, the Spider and the Green Hornet, but also sees Alex Ross' first full interior work on a comic in years. The book is written by Chris Roberson (MonkeyBrain Comics, iZombie).Although he's contributed pages to other
With its new ongoing Voltron comic series in full swing, Dynamite Entertainment is turning back the clock and digging into the past of the giant robot's five mechanical lion pilots this April in Voltron: Year One. Written by Brandon Thomas, with interior art by Craig Cermak and covers by Admira Wijaya and Jonathan Lau, the
The second volume of Dean Koontz's "Frankenstein: Prodigal Son" is headed to stores in July, bringing a reimagined Frankenstein and his monster back to comics for another round of...being handsome?
Here's the official synopsis of "Dean Koontz' Frankenstein: Prodigal Son" Vol. 2 #1:
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As of last month, Dynamite Entertainment was putting out five simultaneous "Green Hornet' series, but in a special supplement to this month's "Previews" catalog that was released Thursday afternoon, the publisher has added fourteen additional "Green Hornet" titles to their publishing schedule in preparation for the release of the feature film later this year.
From the character's earliest days at Warren Publishing more than 40 years ago, Vampirella's distinct brand of costumed monster-slaying has held a popular place in fandom somewhere between superhero and horror titles