Dynamite Entertainment has provided CBR News with advanced looks at new comics shipping this week to finer comics stores. When you're done checking out these exciting previews of "Painkiller Jane" #3, "Eva: Daughter of the Dragon," "The Boys" #10 and "Dark Xena" #4, stop by CBR's Indie comics forum to discuss them with fellow readers.
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: JUN07 3410
target="PopUp">PAINKILLER JANE #3
Writer: JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Penciller: Lee Moder
Colorist: CHRIS GARCIA
Covers: AMANDA (Supergirl, THE PRO) CONNER (50%). ALECIA RODRIGUEZ (25%), AND DARWYN COOKE (25%)!
As seen on the Sci-Fi Channel! Jane is back! The creative team of Joe Quesada, Jimmy Palmiotti and Lee Moder return for an all-new Painkiller Jane event!
The opening arc - featuring the return of Painkiller Jane from DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT -- from Jimmy Palmiotti and Lee Moder comes to a stunning, fiery, explosive and downright messy conclusion as they close the case on "The Infidel!" Featuring a trio of incredible covers, including: Amanda (Supergirl, The Pro) Conner (50%). Alecia Rodriguez (25%), And Darwyn Cooke (25%)!
Fans, ask your retailer for the Amanda Conner Black and White Sketch Cover!
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: JUN07 3392
target="PopUp">EVA: DAUGHTER OF THE DRAGON
Writer: Brandon Jerwa
Penciller: Edgar Salazar
Covers: Jo Chen (75%) and Edgar Salazar (25%)
Colorist: Frank Martin
>From the pages of Army of Darkness (Ash vs. the Monsters) comes the first one-shot starring Eva, Daughter of Dracula and sworn vampire slayer!
Fresh from her appearance battling her father, Dracula, in the pages of Army of Darkness, Eva's adventures are chronicled by writer Brandon Jerwa and artist Edgar Salazar, all under an incredible painted cover by Jo (Buffy) Chen and TBD! This story shifts from the past to the present and features not only Eva, but a classic line-up of horrific characters including Dracula, Frankenstein's monster and more!
Eva is Dynamite's next break-out character and set to star with The Darkness in the next Dynamite/Top Cow cross-over - don't miss this pivotal one-shot!
Fans, ask your retailer for the Jo Chen Black and White and Virgin Art Incentive Covers!
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: JUL07 3416
target="PopUp">THE BOYS #10
Writer: Garth Ennis
Penciller: Darick Robertson
Cover: Darick Robertson
Colorist: Tony Avina
The most talked about comic of the year continues from DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT, writer/co-creator Garth Ennis and artist/co-creator Darick Robertson!
Hughie has pieced together the mysterious death of a young man and a super-human is to blame...but is apprehension of the culprit going to be possible? Can a murderer who wears a cape be punished? Recommended for Mature Readers
target="PopUp">DARK XENA #4
DIAMOND ORDER CODE: JUN07 3421
Writer: JOHN LAYMAN
Penciller: NOAH SALONGA
Covers: FABIANO (Marvel Zombies) NEVES (25%), STJEPAN SEJIC (25%), JONATHAN LAU AND Xena PHOTO (25%)!
Colorist: CHRIS GARCIA
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 Gabrielle 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!
As our story concludes, Xena prepares for her wedding to Ares, as Gabrielle and Joxer make their move to save their friends very soul, all while battling against her new, dark crew. Will they succeed? Or will Xena remain dark at heart and a scourge of the age?
Featuring a trio of art covers: Stjepan Sejic, Jonathan Lau and Fabiano Neves along with a "dynamite" Xena photo cover!
Fans, ask your retailer for the Neves Black and White Incentive Cover!