Dynamite has a good number of books hitting the shelves this week including Battlestar Galactica, Charmed, John Carter, Grand Passions plus collected editions of Grimm and James Bond. We have three exclusive extended previews for their Red Rising: Sons of Ares series based on the Pierce Brown novels, a new Red Sonja one-shot and the second issue of the Z Nation comic series.
Red Rising: Sons Of Ares #1
writers: Pierce Brown, Rik Hoskin artist: Eli Powell covers: Toby Cypress (a), Eli Powell (b)
From the world of the best-selling YA series Red Rising comes a story of love and loss and rage! In the future, when mankind has spread across the stars, the hierarchy of man is dictated by the color of one’s caste. The Golds rule all, but what will happen when one falls for a lowly Red? See how a forbidden love will set the course of events for the future and lead to the formation of the formidable Sons of Ares! Written by author Pierce Brown (The Red Rising Trilogy) and Rik Hoskin (Heroes of Skyrealm, Brandon Sanderson’s White Sand), with art by Eli Powell (Yakuza Demon Killers, The 13th Artifact), comes the in-continuity story of revolution and Red Rising!
Red Sonja: The Long Walk To Oblivion One Shot
writer: Erik Burnham artist: Tom Mandrake cover: Moritat
The people of Meru are in terrible danger from an ancient evil, and there is only one person who can save them — the Hyrkanian warrior woman, Red Sonja! A lone Meruvian is sent to find Sonja and bring her back east — a treacherous trip that ends in a trap laid by Sonja’s old enemy, the evil wizard Kulan Gath in Red Sonja #0! It’s the adventure set before the new hit series, in this extra-sized one-shot!
Z Nation #2
writers: Craig Engler, Fred Van Lente artist: Edu Menna covers: Denis Medri (a), Lucio Parrillo (b), Photo Cover (c)
Specialist Israel Johnson and Private Edie Cutter find themselves trapped aboard the floating zombie fortress The Empress of the Seas as the world around them descends into starvation and chaos. Their mission is to retrieve the food substitute Soylent Z and bring it back to the survivors led by Charles Garnett in Fort Benning, but first they’ll have to steal it back from the sadistic Captain and his Crew. From acclaimed writer Fred Van Lente (Marvel Zombies, G.I. Joe) and Craig Engler (Co-Creator of Z Nation), based on the long running series Z Nation created by Karl Schaefer and Craig Engler, and produced by The Asylum.”