Official Press Release
Dynamite is proud to announce that we have received the award for 2011 Comic Book Publisher of the Year - Under 4 % Publisher Award! 2011 was a banner year for Dynamite. From launches including Kevin Smith's Bionic Man, Game of Thrones, Warlord of Mars, Kirby: Genesis, to our ongoing series which includes Vampirella, Red Sonja, The Boys and many more!
Here's a sneak peak of things to come from Dynamite Entertainment in 2012!
The Shadow returns to comic stores written by the man born to write him - Garth Ennis. The artist joining Garth will be Aaron Campbell. Featuring covers by fan favorite artists Alex Ross, Howard Chaykin, Jae Lee and John Cassaday. The Shadow #1 his stores in April 2012!
The Spider, one of the greatest pulp characters of all time is now re-launched into the 21st century! Dynamite Entertainment proudly presents The Spider #1, which will hit comic book stores everywhere in May 2012! The series will be written by acclaimed writer David (Black Panther: The Man Without Fear) Liss and drawn by Colton Worley, with covers by Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Francesco Francavilla and Ron Lesser!
Capitalizing on the success of Vampirella, comes the launch of Pantha in June 2012! First appearing in Vampirella #30, this ally of Vampirella is an ancient Egyptian cursed to live forever by the gods because of a killing spree she went on in ancient times. Dynamite Entertainment proudly presents Pantha #1, which will be written by Brandon Jerwa and drawn by Pow Rodrix, with covers by Mark Texiera and Sean Chen!
Dynamite is proud to announce our first major cross-over (self-contained) event, Prophecy! In 2012, the Mayan doomsday prophecy is coming to pass, and the end of the world makes for strange allies. Vampirella, Red Sonja, Kulan Gath, Dracula, Eva, Herbert West The Reanimator, Alan Quatermain, Athena, Dorian Gray, Purgatory, Pantha and many more choose sides and clash in battles that will decide the fate of the Earth and all of mankind. Will the forces of good be able to stop the end of days? Or will an army of darkness rise? Find out in Prophecy #1, coming this June from Dynamite Entertainment!
Dynamite has had incredible critical and commercial success with Warlord of Mars, Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris, and Warlord of Mars: Fall of Barsoom series. Now comes Dejah Thoris and the White Apes of Mars #1! Dejah Thoris and the White Apes of Mars is written by Mark Rahner and drawn by Lui Antonio, with covers by Brandon Peterson and Alé Garza and will hit comic stores in April 2012! After experiencing great success with Voltron #1, Dynamite Entertainment is bringing back the iconic Defender of the Universe in an all-new adventure! Written by Brandon Thomas, illustrated by Craig Cermak, with covers by Admira Wijaya and Jonathan Lau, Voltron: Year One will be released wherever comic books are sold beginning April 2012.
And this is just the FIRST HALF of the year! It's going to be a GREAT 2012!
Thanks again for voting for us and here's to a great 2012!
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About Dynamite Entertainment:
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, Green Hornet, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, Game of Thrones and more! In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and best selling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Michael Avon Oeming, Mel Rubi, Marc Guggenheim, Stephen Sadowski, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner and a host of up and coming new talent! DYNAMITE is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles - including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger's PROJECT SUPERPOWERS - have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. Several of their titles have also hit The New York Times Best-Sellers list: The Boys, Vampirella Archives, Robert Jordan's New Spring and Wheel of Time graphic novels. In 2005 Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%). The company has also been nominated for several industry awards, including the prestigious Eisner Award.
Dynamite won the Diamond Gem Award for Best Publisher Under 4% of market share for 2011!