Exclusive First Look At The Gaming-Related Titles Dynamite Is Shipping August 2017

Posted by May 19, 2017 Comment

We’ve got an exclusive first look at the covers and solicitations for the game related titles Dynamite is shipping in August 2017. These include the Atari related titles of Centipede and Swordquest, an Animal Jams trade and new Pathfinder comics plus an Art of the Path of Exile hardcover.

CENTIPEDE #2
Cover A: Francesco Francavilla | Cover B: Eoin Marron | Writer: Max Bemis | Art: Eoin Marron

Dale is on a hero’s journey, but it is not one for glory. It is for revenge. He has survived this long on his own, but now he has decided the only thing left for him to do is kill the giant monster that took everything away from him!

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SWORDQUEST #3
Cover A: Goñi Montes | Cover B: George Pérez | Cover C: Mel Rubi | Writers: Chad Bowers, Chris Sims | Art: Ghostwriter X

Peter and the twins are joined on their mission by a mysterious stranger who brings them vital information…or could be a crazy person. The jury is still out. They are now on the cusp of some seriously misguided wish fulfillment or steering directly into their destiny, which is a road filled with danger and magic. The for real kind of magic!

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ATARI CLASSICS: SWORDQUEST (Trade Paperback)
Cover: George Pérez | Writers: Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, Hope Shafer | Art: George Pérez, Dick Giordano, Frank Cirocco, Ray Garst, Hiro Kimura

For the first time ever, the classic Swordquest mini-comics created by comic book industry legends Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, George Perez, and Dick Giordano (and originally packaged with the Atari cartridges of their namesake) are gloriously remastered and collected in a trade paperback for long-waiting fans to enjoy! Adventurous siblings Torr and Tarra set forth on a quest across four worlds to recover the Sword of Ultimate Sorcery…a prize that sets them one step closer to overthrowing King Tyrannus and his sinister ally, the wizard Konjuro.

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THE ART OF THE PATH OF EXILE Hardcover
Cover: Erik Olofsson | Writers: Various | Art: Various

Dynamite Entertainment and Grinding Gear Games are proud to present Art of Path of Exile, a visual history from the online action role-playing game’s initial development through the five subsequent expansions. With behind-the-scenes concept art for characters and creatures, expansive vistas of vividly colorful environments, and a sneak peak at upcoming content, this all-encompassing retrospective gives millions of fans an insider’s perspective of Path of Exile’s dark fantasy world.

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ANIMAL JAM: WELCOME TO JAMAA Hardcover
Cover: Fernando Ruiz | Writers: Fernando Ruiz, Eric Esquivel | Art: Fernando Ruiz

National Geographic’s Animal Jam, the online playground for kids to adopt and play with wildlife, is one of today’s fastest-growing multiplayer games, with a millions of players worldwide! Now, Dynamite Entertainment is proud to welcome comic book fans of all ages to the fictional world of Jamaa, where zoological adventure awaits! In the graphic novel debut of Animal Jam, Clover Greenleaf, a cheery and curious rabbit, arrives in the colorful new habitat of Jamaa. During a celebration of her arrival, Clover accidentally stumbles across Graham the Monkey’s scientific equipment…and opens a portal to a fearsome new realm! Can the Alphas, the animal guardians of Jamaa, save the beleaguered bunny? And what other awesome adventures will Clover’s creature friends embark on?

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PATHFINDER: RUNESCARS #4
Cover A: Jonathan Lau | Cover B: Pasquale Qualano | Cover C: Geraldo Borges | Writer: James L. Sutter | Art: Ediano Silva

Still reeling from the death of one of their own, the Pathfinder heroes must chase a rogue Hellknight sorcerer to the foot of an ancient monument in the city of Korvosa. Inside lies a magical storehouse of treasures from a forgotten age, including the fabled Runescar Stylus capable of waking an army of petrified spellcasters. Yet, the ancient Runelords didn’t leave their treasures unguarded…

Dungeon-delving excitement abounds in this wisecracking adventure from Pathfinder co-creator James L. Sutter (Pathfinder Hollow Mountain, The Redemption Engine), with art from Ediano Silva (Grimm Fairy Tales, Hellchild: The Unholy). Contains pull-out poster map and official Pathfinder RPG bonus encounter!

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PATHFINDER: WORLDSCAPE VOLUME 1 Hardcover
Cover: Reilly Brown | Writer: Erik Mona | Art: Jonathan Lau

The Pathfinders Valeros, Seoni, Kyra, and Merisiel are drawn into the interdimensional Worldscape, where the greatest warriors throughout the history of Barsoom, Golarion, and Earth clash in an ancient battle of life and death! Only the most dangerous among the combatants — a motley assortment which includes such legendary heroes as Red Sonja, John Carter and Tars Tarkas of Mars, the jungle adventurers Tarzan and Thun’da — have any hope of surviving the deadly gladatorial pits and joining with the Pathfinder heroes in armed revolt against their oppressors!

Written by Erik Mona (Paizo Publisher and Chief Creative Officer) and featuring sensational artwork by Jonathan Lau (Kevin Smith’s Bionic Man), the Worldscape saga draws the greatest fantasy heroes of literature and comics into the mythos of Paizo’s award-winning fantasy world, fiction line, and tabletop RPG. Bonus materials include over thirty pages of character sheets, encounters, and world detail for the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game, including a poster map.

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(Last Updated May 19, 2017 1:40 pm )

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.

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