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The Great Super-Costume Poll: S.E.X.

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Today's poll is all about sex. Some superheroes are known for their provocatively sexy costumes, and because sex in superhero costumes isn't always terribly sophisticated, that often just means costumes that are revealing and/or skintight. But just because a costume is sexy doesn't mean it can't also be stylish. Here are five costumes and characters known for their eye-candy appeal.

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Dynamite Launches ‘Swords of Sorrow’ Event with Simone, Scott, Wilson, Moore, Bennett, and More

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Dynamite has announced a new big event series from Gail Simone and Sergio Davila, Swords of Sorrow. Crossing over between many of their female characters, the series will lead into a series of tie-in stories written by some of the most talented women in the business, including Marguerite Bennett, Leah Moore, Mairghread Scott, Emma Beeby, Mikki Kendal, Nancy Collins, and G. Willow Wilson.

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Bizarro Back Issues: Wait, What’s Vampirella’s Deal Again? (1997)

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Of all the spooky characters that I throw the spotlight on at Halloween, there's one that I've never really written too much about: Vampirella. That seems like a pretty big oversight, too. I mean, I once wrote about the Tomb of Dracula anime for Halloween, you'd think I could muster up a few words for one of the most recognizable horror characters of the '70s, right?

Well, the fact is, Vampirella's not actually that scary. I mean, despite her name, she's not actually a vampire. She's an alien from planet Drakulon, a planet where water has the same composition as blood. Or at least, I think that's how it worked, until 1997, when it was revealed that Drakulon was the product of memory implants and she was actually the daughter of Lilith, mother of all vampires, who sent her to destroy a 2,000 year-old conspiracy organized like a vampire Catholic Church (complete with a Vampire Pope) with the help of a time-traveling nun. Hoo boy. This is going to get complicated.

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Women Of Dynamite: Gail Simone To Oversee The Vampirella/Dejah Thoris/Red Sonja Crossover You’ve Been Waiting For

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When a company acquires the rights to a bunch of licensed characters, a crossover between them is almost inevitable -- and honestly, that's pretty exciting for a reader. I mean, who doesn't want to see the G.I. Joes throw down with the Ninja Turtles, or watch Doc Savage and the Shadow tear through pulpy crime lords, or see a time-spanning battle between RoboCop and the Terminator? It's something that we are pretty hard-wired as fans to be up for whenever it happens.

Today Dynamite announced one of those crossovers, but with a couple of twists. Firstly, the publisher is teaming up not two, but three of its licenses. Secondly, they're all women heroes, aligning for what writer Gail Simone describes as a "big, fun, noisy event book, full of action and fun and drama and sex and villainy," starring Vampirella, Red Sonja and Dejah Thoris.

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‘Li’l Dynamites’ One-Shots Promise The Cutest Examples Of Vampirism And Space Genocide You’ve Ever Seen [NYCC 2013]

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Each week in January, Dynamite Entertainment will unleash a burst of cuteness upon the world.

The Li'l Dynamites series of one-shots takes five series -- Battlestar Galactica, Vampirella, Bionic Man, Evil Ernie and Red Sonja -- and makes them adorable.

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Modern Horror, Sex and Death: Dynamite’s ‘The Art of Vampirella’ [Review]

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Only in comics would you get a character like Vampirella in such a prominent role in the medium's history. Vampirella is arguably, with Wonder Woman and Red Sonja, one of the most iconic female characters in comics. Which is somewhat problematic gi

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Dynamite Says Happy Halloween With Complete Vampirella Short Story By Bruce Timm & Ty Templeton [Exclusive]

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If it was traditional to give gifts on Halloween, one item near the top of my wish list would be The Art of Vampirella. Published by Dynamite Entertainment (the outfit also responsible for the great Howard Chaykin

Dynamite Explodes At NYCC 2012 With New Remender, Waid, Ennis, Wagner And More

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Dynamite Entertainment got really real last weekend at New York Comic-Con, coming out swinging with numerous new projects from an impressive roster of mainstream creators who've been given free rein on brand new series. Among them, Rick Remende

Betty And Veronica Go Full-On Batty In ‘Vamp It Up’

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My affection for Archie comics has been well-documented here at ComicsAlliance, and I never love them more than when things get weird for the teenagers of Riverdale. Magical gender reassignment, hillbil

WHAT: ‘Vampirella’ Short Story By Bruce Timm And Ty Templeton [Preview]

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It should come as no surprise to ComicsAlliance readers, particularly those of you who're regular followers of our Best Art Ever (This Week) pin-up feature, that we are devoted fans of Bruce Timm, the artist, writer and producer behind such hits as Batman: The Animated Series and Justice League Unlimited. Unfortunately, Timm has produced relatively few comic books, no doubt a consequence of his c

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