JT Krul, Alex Ross Resurrect "The Owl" At Dynamite

Wed, April 3rd, 2013 at 7:46am PDT

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Official Press Release

The Owl returns to comics in his own limited series.  Written by the critically acclaimed , J.T. Krul, with art by Heubert Khan Michael, and covers by Alex Ross and special Subscription Only Exclusive Covery Ardian Syaf, The Owl #1 hits stores this coming July!

In issue #1, lost for 50 years in an ethereal limbo, the Owl has come back to find a violent and desperate world of strangers.  The woman he loved is gone, but he remains determined to continue his fight for justice.  Can the Owl withstand the challenges awaiting him… or will this new reality crush his body and spirit?

"With a character like the Owl, I get to explore the heart of a true hero whose greatest threat seems to be the soul of the entire world around him," says writer J.T. Krul. "Nick Terry used to live in a golden age it seemed, but he now finds himself in our present day - and a world filled with greed, apathy, and utter desperation at every turn. It's the mark of a true hero, staying true to one's ideals when there is little hope to be found. In this story, he'll see what his mission and legacy has become and it will scare him more than anything else."

"We at Dynamite extremely excited to work with J.T. again, hot off his DC Comics Exclusive," adds Dynamite CEO / Publisher Nick Barrucci.  "We hope that this is the first of many more projects with J.T. and we are all in such anticipation for The Owl to ‘take flight'!  The Owl is a bridge series for more to come from Dynamite, and we couldn't be happier."

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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, The Shadow, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more!

Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as Vampirella, Pantha, Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity, Purgatori, and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt.

In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Jae Lee, Marc Guggenheim, 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. 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%) and again in 2011. The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards. 

TAGS:  dynamite entertainment, the owl, jt krul, alex ross

 
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