It has been a big week in news from Dynamite and here’s a big old round-up with lots of art! § A new original series by Ben Fisher and Adam Markiewicz, The Great Divide In The Great Divide, humanity awakens in the near future to the horrifying reality that the faintest touch from another’s skin results […]
If you’ve been reading the Beat regularly – and I know you have – you may have noticed that Dynamite is the King of Bundling – that is, the kind of pay-what-you-want services such as Humble Bundle that give consumer vast access to digital comics for a pretty low fee. Dynamite has two notable recent bundles, the “Bundle […]
Garth Ennis is having his moment with the debut of the AMC tv series based on Preacher coming on this Sunday, May 22 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on AMC. YOu can catch the man himself in converstion with producer Seth Rogen and the stars Dominic Cooper, Ruth Negga and Joseph Gilgun tonight at the 92nd Street Y […]
Dynamite is bundling again! This time with Pathfinder, the comics spin-off of the popular video game tabletop game***. Over 100 pages of comics and 30 maps will ba available via the “pay what you want” model. A portion of the proceeds also goes to various charities, including Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, Doctors Without Borders, […]
One of the great female characters of the 90s is back in the Comics this April when Xena #1 debuts from Dynamite. Written by Genevieve Valentine with art by Ariel Medel, it’s a rousing reintroduction of a seminal character, the warrior princess of a savage land, who accompanied by her very good friend Gabrielle had rousing adventures without apology.
Dynamite is staffing up! They recently hired Alan Payne and had just added Patrick O’Connell as sales manager; and I hear a few more hires re on the way, many of them the result of DC’s west coast move freeing up a lot of talented people.
Completing today’s personnel merry go round, Alan Payne, formerly of IDW, has joined Dynamite as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Payne perviously worked at ToykoPop, Malibu and Dream Haven Books, so suffice to say he’s one of comics most experienced execs in the book trade, and he should do a lot to grow Dynamite’s […]
A number of comics coming and goings of late: § Dark Horse has promoted Sarah Robertson to director of sales. Robertson will be responsible for business development, overseeing the in-house sales team, managing distributor and retailer relationships, sales forecasting, increasing department performance, and other functions key to leading Dark Horse’s in-house sales division. “Sarah has […]
Dynamite has launched a line-wide sale at Dark Horse Digital, allowing fans to finally try out the first few issues of coveted new series James Bond 007: Vargr for $.99. The entire line is discounted, including J. Michael Straczynski’s excellent Twilight Zone run, David Walker’s Shaft, Gail Simone’s Red Sonja, a couple of graphic novels from Neil […]