PREVIEWS: "Dark Xena" #1, "Raise the Dead," and More

Tue, May 1st, 2007 at 12:00am PDT

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Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR News with advance looks at new issues of some of their hottest titles. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Raise the Dead," "Dark Xena" and "Battlestar Galactica: Cylon Apocalypse," stop by CBR's Indie Comics forum to discuss them with fellow fans.

RAISE THE DEAD #2

WRITTEN BY LEAH MOORE AND JOHN REPPION

ART BY HUGO PETRUS

COVERS BY "DYNAMITE" ZOMBIE ARTISTS - Arthur Suydam (75%) AND Sean Phillips (25%)

DIAMOND ORDER CODE: FEB07 3321

Dynamite enters the land of the dead with an all-new Zombie tale set in the middle of a full scale zombie infestation! This time though, there's a twist as Dynamite puts the "living" into the living dead! Writers Leah Moore and John Reppion are joined by the newest Dynamite artistic sensation, Hugo Petrus, for this special Zombie event!

Issue #2 continues the undead action as our small band of survivors, having made a fateful decision at the end of issue #1, race towards their destiny in the bowels of a research laboratory. It's here they'll meet the enigmatic Dr. Jones, who may hold the key to humanity's salvation, or may drive the final nail into humanity's coffin!

Raise the Dead will also feature two covers from two Zombie experts -Arthur (Marvel Zombies, Marvel Zombies VS. THE Army of Darkness) Suydam AND Sean (Marvel Zombies) Phillips!

FANS, ASK YOU LOCAL RETAILER ABOUR THE INCENTIVE VARIANT COVERS, INCLUDING: A BLACK AND WHITE SUYDAM INCENTIVE COVER!

DARK XENA #1

WRITTEN BY JOHN LAYMAN

ART BY NOAH SALONGA

COLORED BY CHRIS GARCIA

COVER ART BY AARON (Incredible Hulk) LOPRESTI (25%), FABIANO (Marvel Zombies) NEVES (25%), PHOTO (25%) AND STJEPHAN SEJIC (25%)

DIAMOND ORDER CODE: MAR07 3330

Writer John Layman returns and he's joined by artist Noah Salonga as they present the return of Dark Xena!

Taking place some time after the series finale of Xena: Warrior Princess and before the events of the "Contest of Pantheons." - featured in DYNAMITE'S Xena #'S 1-4 - "Dark Xena" finds Gabriele making a request of the Gods and learning that you must be very, very careful, what you wish for, and how you wish for it! Xena is Dead, Long Live Xena.. er.. Dark Xena that is, and by Dark, we mean just plain Nasty...Mean... and Evil...

Featuring a trio of awesome covers from Aaron (Incredible Hulk) Lopresti, Fabiano (Marvel Zombies VS. THE Army of Darkness)Neves  and Stjepan (The Darkness) Sejic as well as a Xena photo cover!

BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: CYLON APOCALYPSE #3

WRITTEN BY JAVIER (WRITER/PRODUCER: "LOST" AND "MEDIUM") GRILLO-MARXUACH

ART BY CARLOS RAFAEL

COVER ART BY MICHAEL GOLDEN, PAT LEE, CARLOS RAFAEL AND A TBD COVER (SHIPPING IN EQUAL RATIO)

DIAMOND ORDER CODE: FEB07 3331

DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT presents an all-new, Battlestar Galactica event featuring the DYNAMITE Debut of Javier (Lost, Medium) Grillo-Marxuach he unleashes the Cylon Apocalypse!

In this issue: All-Out War as the Galactica and her Viper's do battle with the Cylons and their Raiders as Adama has ordered the virus released against the Cylon Empire! Buit, all doesn't go as planned for Starbuck as he finds himself left behind on the Cylon world!

Featuring another stunning array of covers by Michael Golden, Pat Lee, Carlos Rafael and TBD!

 
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