You want Red Sonja, Battlestar Galactica and more? You got it with a look at some of Dynamite’s titles for January. Enjoy!
BAD ASS #1 (OF 4)
Cover Artist(s): Bruno Bessadi
Writer: Herik Hanna
Art: Bruno Bessadi
If Kick-Ass and Deadpool had a baby, it would be Bad Ass! The only difference being that Dead End is a villain through and through with no intentions of serving anyone. What makes Dead End so great is his self-aware humor and biting sarcasm— the mark of a true evil genius. Hard to hate and even harder to kill, Dead End is an eloquent psychopath who fights for something better than justice: himself.
RED SONJA #7
Cover Artist(s): Jenny Frison, Amy Reeder, Stephanie Buscema
Writer: Gail Simone
Art: Walter Geovani
Part 1 of a new story arc! Fresh from her ordeals in the Queen of the Plague epic, Sonja is charged with the task of playing bodyguard to Hyborea’s greatest chef, even though seemingly everyone wants him dead! Join us for this unique issue of recipes, culinary technique, and decapitation!
LEGENDS OF RED SONJA #3 (OF 5)
Cover Artist(s): Jay Anacleto, Frank Thorne
Writer: Gail Simone, Rhianna Pratchett, Leah Moore, Nicola Scott
Art: Jack Jadson, Naniiebim, Tula Lotay, Doug Holgate
This anthology story continues as the GREY RIDERS continue their quest to hunt and kill Red Sonja, but is she truly guilty of the horrendous crimes she is accused of? Spectacular short stories by Rhianna (Tomb Raider) Pratchett, Leah (Damsels, Sherlock Holmes) Moore, Nicola (Earth Two, Secret Six) Scott, and series regular Gail (Batgirl) Simone.
ASH AND THE ARMY OF DARKNESS #3
Cover Artist(s): Arthur Suydam, Dennis Calero
Writer: Steve Niles
Art: Dennis Calero
An old love returns and Ash finds himself with an ally after escaping Wiseman’s City of the Dead. Now the search for the Book of the Dead is on! Only a book and a few words are all the separate the world of the living and the dead and a new war is brewing.
Cover Artist(s): Lucio Parrillo, Photo Edition
Writer: Marc Gaffen and Kyle McVey
Art: Rod Rodolfo
The Portland Police Department finds itself in disarray as a mysterious, hulking Wesen starts picking off cops one by one in its frantic search for the “Grimm.” With his fellow officers caught in the crossfire, Nick must throw himself headfirst into danger if he has any hope to stop the monster before it claims another colleague’s life.
GRIMM: THE WARLOCK #2 (OF 5)
Cover Artist(s): Greg Smallwood
Writer: Jai Nitz
Art: José Malaga
Nick and Monroe investigate a murder on the grounds of Portland’s famous Pittock Mansion. A Wesen treasure hunter dies and it’s ruled an accident, but everyone in the community thinks a Blutbad is behind it. Can Nick defeat a deadly opponent who has prepared for a Grimm? Read the comic based on the hit NBC show!
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA #9
Cover Artist(s): Livio Ramondelli, Chris Eliopoulos
Writer: Dan Abnett
Art: Cezar Razek
The terrifying story arc concludes. The Galactica has led the fleet into an uncharted storm zone to escape the Cylons, and encountered a vast and mysterious artifact. What is its purpose, and what part will it play in the fate of the human race? And what happens if the Cylons get to it first? The final secrets are revealed in the last part of “Dreams of the Thirteenth”!
BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: STARBUCK #3 (OF 4)
Cover Artist(s): Sean Chen
Writer: Tony Lee
Art: Eman Casallos
The origin of Lt. Starbuck continues, told by #1 New York Times best-selling author Tony Lee! Framed for a murder he didn’t commit, Starbuck is forced on the run with only Apollo by his side, while Adama gains help against Osiris from a trader named Baltar…
RED SONJA VOL. 13: THE LONG MARCH HOME TPB
Cover Artist(s): Walter Geovani
Writer: Eric Trautmann, Brandon Jerwa
Artists: Edgar Salazar, Marcio Abreu, Sergio Davilla
In The Lone March Home, Red Sonja succumbs to insanity and is imprisoned within a Turanian asylum. Has Sonja lost her wits, or does she have a secret agenda of her own? And in The Crimson Well, The She-Devil with a Sword faces her most fearsome foe yet: the time-lost vampire lord, Dracula! After years of wandering abroad, Red Sonja returns to her homeland of Hyrkania. Can Red Sonja defeat Dracula… or will she succumb to his vampire bite and kill in his name? Issues 72–80 of Red Sonja: She-Devil with a Sword by Eric Trautmann, Marcio Abreu, Brandon Jerwa and Sergio Fernandes Davilla. All of the beautiful covers by artists Walter Geovani, Mel Rubi, Erik Jones, and Lucio Parrillo.
KINGS WATCH #5 (OF 5)
Cover Artist(s): Marc Laming, Ramón Pérez
Writer: Jeff Parker
Art: Marc Laming
Final Issue! The Cobra and Ming The Merciless have dealt our world an apocalyptic blow that will change the course of the 21st century! In the 11th hour, Flash Gordon, Mandrake The Magician and The Phantom will all make the toughest decisions of their lives for the sake of Earth! Daring risks and ultimate sacrifices. The biggest adventure of the century just got bigger! It all ends–and begins–here!
CODENAME: ACTION #5 (OF 6) Price: $3.99 Cover Artist(s): Jae Lee, Jonathan Lau, Art Baltazar Writer: Chris Roberson Art: Jonathan Lau Infiltrating the secret island headquarters of the enemy, Operative 1001 and his allies manage to free the prisoners, and it seems that the day has been won. But when he learns the true identity of Dr. Thorpe, he discovers that the threat is much larger in scope than he had ever imagined, and that the danger is far from over.
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