Here is the second half of Dynamite’s previews as they send 16 new items to comic shops this week. We have exclusive extended previews of Killer Instinct #2, Sheena: Queen of the Jungle #3, Skin & Earth #5 and Undisputed Street Fighter.
Killer Instinct #2
writer: Ian Edginton artist: Cam Adams covers: Yildiray Cinar (A) Jonathan Lau (B) Cam Adams (C-Sub)
With the nations of the Earth still in chaos, The Coven—the secret society of Russian vampires—are eager to fill the power vacuum following the fall of the evil Shadow Lord, Gargos. Their leader, the Vampire Tsar, has a hunger for the mega-corporation Ultratech – but the corporation’s CEO—the artificial intelligence, ARIA—is not in the mood for a hostile takeover.
Meanwhile the warrior Jago has renounced violence—but how long that will last when the Vampire Tsar’s Wendigo assassins catch up with him?
Nancy Drew & The Hardy Boys: The Big Lie TP
writer: Anthony Del Col artist: Werther Dell’Edera cover: Fay Dalton
A Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys mystery unlike any other you’ve ever read! When the teenage brothers Frank and Joe Hardy are accused of the murder of their father – a detective in the small resort town of Bayport – they must team up with Nancy Drew to prove their innocence (and find the real guilty party in the process) in a twisting noir tale, complete with double-crosses, deceit, and dames. Writer Anthony Del Col (Assassin’s Creed, Kill Shakespeare) and artist Werther Dell’Edera (Batman: Detective Comics, House of Mystery) bring the iconic teen detectives into the modern age, and redefine noir for a new generation of readers!
Pathfinder: Worldscape Vol. 2 HC
writers: Erik Mona, James L. Sutter, Christopher Paul Carey artists: Roberto Castro, Andrea Mutti, Tom Mandrake, Moritat, Matt Gaudio, Giovanni Valletta cover: Roberto Castro
Four new tales as part of Paizo’s groundbreaking “Worldscape” saga, drawing the greatest fantasy heroes of literature and comics into the mythos of their award-winning fantasy world and tabletop RPG! Red Sonja must escape a dungeon with a religious icon of Issus, Goddess of Death and Life Eternal, to use as a bargaining chip in the grim political war of the Worldscape! A battle against a vicious red dragon maroons John Carter and the Martian Tars Tarkas in a dangerous jungle filled with monsters and the greatest soldiers of three worlds! Tarzan clashes head-on with the original feral heroes of mythology: the demigods Romulus and Remus! The iconic antihero and half-elf Seltyiel finds himself in the gladiatorial Worldscape, facing off against two of Earth’s most sinister figures! Written by Erik Mona (Paizo Publisher and Chief Creative Officer), James L. Sutter (Paizo Senior Editor) and more, 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.
Sheena: Queen Of The Jungle #3
writer: Marguerite Bennett, Christina Trujillo artist: Moritat, Dimi Macheras covers: Moritat (A), Maria Sanapo (B), Rodney Buchemi (C), Cosplay Photo Variant (D)
Sheena must navigate the forbidden temple grounds or risk losing the key to saving her home, but something deep within the temple has awoken…Something hungry.
Skin & Earth #5
writer: Lights artist: Lights covers: Lights (A, B)
Exhausted by the hopelessness of her surroundings, En considers a strange offer to enter Mitsuki’s world. Is this experience a temporary lapse in reality or is it truly a portal to a better place? What might be the consequence of leaving her existence behind? Written and drawn by alt-pop phenomenon Lights, Skin & Earth ties directly into her next full length album, released in Fall 2017 on Warner Bros Records.
Undisputed Street Fighter
writers: Steve Hendershot, Tim Lapetino artists: Various
Since its inception 30 years ago, the Street Fighter™ video game series from Capcom has thrived based on a lethal combination of innovation, style and technique. From first-of-their-kind advances such as selectable characters and secret combo moves, to imagination-capturing characters such as Ryu, Chun-Li, and Akuma, Street Fighter has stayed a step ahead of the competition en route to be coming one of the most enduring and influential franchises in video game history. Undisputed Street Fighter™ features more than 75 interviews with Street Fighter’s creators, artists and championship players about the making of the Street Fighter games, and the iconic art, design, and imagery from across the Street Fighter universe.
Vampirella 1:6 scale Mamegyorai Statue
Art: Shin Tanabe (sculptor), Yoshinori Yatake (painter)
A MAMEGYORAI Release! This stunning Vampirella polystone resin cast statue, measuring 11″ in height (1/6th scale) is a limited edition masterpiece of modeling, sculpted by Shin Tanabe and painted by Yoshinori Yatake! A majestic and macabre depiction of the monster-hunter… just what the striking Daughter of Drakulon deserves!
Vampirella: Arthur Adams Bust
Art: Arthur Adams
Presenting the all-new Vampirella bust inspired by the artwork of comic book master Arthur Adams! Dynamite continues to build upon its relationship with creative partner rvckvs and skillful sculptor Jason Smith for this second offering in the Women of Dynamite bust series, a limited edition poly-resin bust with cast-metal details measuring 7 1/2″ in height. Packaged in a four-color display box, each of these highly-detailed busts celebrates the vampiricvision one of the industry’s finest artists!