Preview: "Red Sonja" #23

Thu, March 8th, 2007 at 12:00am PST

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Official Press Release

March 08, 2007, Runnemede, NJ - DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT released images and information today concerning RED SONJA #23 -- part of the continued commemoration of the 35th Anniversary of Red Sonja's first appearance in comics!

Red Sonja #23 continues "The Long Way Back Home", the exciting storyline from series writer Michael Avon Oeming and artist Homs. Scheduled for a May release, Red Sonja #23 will be available with covers by Joe Prado, Steven Segovia, Joyce Chin and Homs.

"The Return of Kulan Gath" (Red Sonja #'s 11-18) concluded with Kulan Gath in control of the land and Red Sonja and her companions battling to survive on the other side of the world in a land full of strange and dangerous creatures in "Animals" (Red Sonja #'s 19-21). Now "The Long Way Back Home" features Red Sonja and her surviving companions, as well as some unexpected allies, journeying to face their destiny and return to a land ravaged and ruled by Kulan Gath. From series writer Michael Avon Oeming and sensational artist Homs, "The Long Way Back Home" is the next exciting storyline for Red Sonja and the beginning of the lead up to the world-shattering storyline beginning in issue #25!

About the release, Dynamite stated, "Since issue #11 and the beginning of 'The Return of Kulan Gath', series writer Michael Avon Oeming has really been putting Sonja's strengths to the test. She has made the ultimate sacrifice and now heads for a showdown with the villainous Kulan Gath. This is fantasy and adventure at their absolute best!"

RED SONJA #23 (MAR07333) WRITTEN BY MICHAEL AVON OEMING, ART BY HOMS; COVER ART BY: STEPHEN SEGOVIA, JOE PRADO, HOMS AND JOYCE CHIN (SHIPPING IN EQUAL RATIO)!

Sonja and her companions face an undead group of pirates and the wrath of an Old God as they desperately make their way back to take the battle back to Kulan Gath. It's all heading to issue #25 and along the way, new characters are introduced and one of her companions will sacrifice his life to the journey!

Plus: More of the Pirate Queen Valera and her crew as they face Gath's demonic generals at seas as well as Kulan Gath's plans for the imprisoned Goddess!

Featuring a new series of covers by Stephen Segovia, Homs, Joe Prado and the Red Sonja cover debut of Joyce Chin!

FANS: ASK YOUR LOCAL RETAILER ABOUT THE BLACK AND WHITE SEGOVIA INCENTIVE COVER!

For art and more information please visit: http://www.dynamiteentertainment.com/htmlfiles/p-C107130.html

Dynamite plans to have incredible support for this release with house ads, Diamond Previews Ads, online ads through news websites, as well as prints ads in Comic Shop News!

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