Here we have an exclusive early look at the covers and solicitations for the crime and espionage titles from Dynamite Entertainment shipping in February 2017. The books include James Bond: Hammerhead, James Bond: Felix Leiter, Intertwined, The Green Hornet: Reign of the Demon, Grand Passion and the collected editions of Shaft: Imitation Life and The Shadow: The Death of Margo Lane.
THE SHADOW: THE DEATH OF MARGO LANE LIMITED EDITION HC (DIAMOND EXCLUSIVE COVER)
Cover: Matt Wagner Writer: Matt Wagner Art: Matt Wagner, Brennan Wagner
Format: Hardcover Page Count: 144 pages
Presenting the Diamond Exclusive Cover Limited Edition Hardcover of Matt Wagner’s The Shadow: The Death of Margo Lane! Legendary creator Matt Wagner returns to both write and draw an all-new tale for the first and most famous of all pulp heroes, The Shadow! Following his critically-acclaimed work on The Shadow: Year One and Grendel vs. The Shadow, Wagner once again lends his masterful talents to unveil “what evil lurks in the hearts of men”, joined by talented colorist Brennan Wagner. For years, Margo Lane has served as The Shadow’s faithful friend and companion, the closest and most intimate of all his many agents. But when will that proximity to The Shadow’s dark and violent world take its ultimate toll on her? And what effect will his lover’s loss have on the driven and brooding Master of Darkness? A powerful and resonant tale in the sort of pulse-pounding pulp style that only Matt Wagner could deliver! Also includes Matt Wagner’s 8-page story from The Shadow #100.
GRAND PASSION #4 (of 5)
Cover A: John Cassaday Writer: James Robinson Art: Tom Feister
GREEN HORNET: REIGN OF THE DEMON #3 (of 4)
Cover A: Moritat Cover B: Anthony Marques Writer: David Liss Art: Kewber Baal
There’s a new hero in town – and it isn’t Britt Reid! The Swashbuckler’s showing up the Green Hornet at his own game—but the cavalier vigilante has made Britt suspicious of his motives. Is the Swashbuckler a real hero? Or is one of the Hornet’s foes playing a far more subtle game? Meanwhile, the demonic kingpin of crime—Demone—has his own nefarious plans…and they spell doom for our distracted heroes!
INTERTWINED #5 (of 6)
Cover: Roland Boschi Writer: Fabrice Sapolsky Art: Fred Pham Chuong
The countdown to the end starts here! As one murder case closes, another one is re-opened! Learn the shocking truth behind the murder of the previous Spirit of the Earth! Juan Jin’s first battle as the new Spirit in town could definitely be his last. He’ll have to really accept to become the hero his peers saw in him and embrace his destiny. An explosive issue featuring a smashing cover by fan-favorite artist Roland Boschi! Written by the co-creator of Marvel’s Spider-Man Noir and Image’s One-Hit Wonder!
JAMES BOND: FELIX LEITER #2
Cover A: Mike Perkins Writer: James Robinson Art: Aaron Campbell
It was supposed to be an easy mission. Hot on the trail of a Russian agent in Tokyo, Felix Leiter is unwittingly drawn into the investigation of a major terrorist attack when a suicidal cultist releases a bio-weapon in Shinjuku. Now Felix and Tiger Tanaka – the Japanese James Bond – must track down the villainous cult leader responsible, and unravel the mystery behind their deadly new biological weapon…
JAMES BOND: HAMMERHEAD #5 (of 6)
Cover: Francesco Francavilla Writer: Andy Diggle Art: Luca Casalanguida
Kraken’s trap is sprung—and M and Moneypenny are caught in its jaws! As the Royal Navy moves in to retaliate, James Bond leads a covert Special Boat Squadron unit on a suicide mission to infiltrate a nuclear reprocessing facility. But time is running out. The nukes are flying, and death is only a trigger-pull away…
SHAFT: IMITATION OF LIFE Trade Paperback
Cover: Matthew Clark Writer: David F. Walker Art: Dietrich Smith
Format: Softcover Page Count: 104 pages
After a high-profile case puts him in the headlines, private detective John Shaft is looking for something low profile and easy that will keep him out of the spotlight, out of danger. Shaft takes a missing person case that proves to be more difficult than he initially thought. At the same time, he is hired to be a consultant on a low budget film that may or may not be based on his life, and proves to be as dangerous as any job he’s ever had. But when there’s danger all about, John Shaft is the cat that won’t cop out – even if it means squaring off against sadistic gangsters that want him dead.
WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT: THE CORPSE-MAKERS #2
Cover: Francesco Francavilla Writer: Francesco Francavilla Art: Francesco Francavilla
It started like a very ordinary investigative case for the Spirit, but just when he seemed to have it all figured out, the tale took an unexpected turn to reveal a larger criminal plan at work. Will Danny Colt find a way out or will this end up with a BANG? Eisner winner Francesco Francavilla continues building a web of intrigue around our hero in this chilling second chapter.