Dynamite is continuing the golden anniversary of one of their top characters at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. The publisher announced today an exciting panel celebrating Red Sonja. In addition to a retrospective discussion on the character’s legacy and past, the panel will also look to her future, which includes new comics and novels. Fans will also get to view an exclusive teaser trailer debut for her upcoming Millennium Media film starring Matilda Lutz.

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The panel will be held on Friday, July 21 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM local San Diego time in room 5AB.

Red Sonja, LLC president, executive editor, and a producer of the coming film Luke Lieberman will serve as panel moderator, joined by franchise contributors Jimmy Palmiotti, Amanda Conner, Amy Chu, Dan Panosian, producer Mark Canton, and other guests.

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Dynamite shared more:

The beloved She-Devil With a Sword’s story began in comics in 1973, and now 50 years later she remains the greatest sword-and-sorcery female heroine of them all! She’s hacked and slashed her way into the hearts of fantasy and comics fans all around the world. An incredible range of writers and artists have taken on her stories in her native comics medium, including the likes of Roy Thomas, Frank Thorne, Gail Simone, Mirka Andolfo, Mike Carey, Michael Avon Oeming, Jim Zub, Louise Simonson, Mark Russell, Alex Ross, Mel Rubi, and countless more.

With the first issue launching right in sync with San Diego Comic Con, fans will get to dive right into her latest epic series celebrating the anniversary by Torunn Grønbekk (Thor, Realm of X) and fan-favorite franchise artist Walter Geovani. How this series came together and teases for what comes next will be discussed on the panel. As well as a surprise additional comic series by a top creator!

Attendees of the panel will be the first to see a teaser trailer of the upcoming highly anticipated Millennium Media (Expend4bles) film starring Matilda Lutz (Revenge, Rings, Medici) as the fearsome warrior, Wallis Day (Sex/Life, Batwoman) as Annisia, and Robert Sheehan (The Umbrella Academy, Misfits) as Draygan with M.J. Bassett (Solomon Kane) directing and a script written by Tasha Huo (Netflix’s Tomb Raider).

The audience will also get the opportunity to watch a fun tribute video from some of the biggest creators associated with the character.

Key details from the panel will be shared widely with fans following the event.

Dynamite also announced this week that their new Red Sonja series’ first issue “has confirmed orders following Final Order Cutoff in excess of 72,000 copies. In anticipation of enthusiastic advance reorders and more fans picking up the book in stores following release and word of mouth, Dynamite is currently set to initially print a total of over 85,000 copies.”

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Writer Torunn Grønbekk (Thor, Realm of X) and longtime franchise artist Walter Geovani lead the book, with Sonja on the run as she ruminates on everything that has gotten her to this point, what her destiny holds, and where she will venture next. Cover artists include Shannon Maer, Jim Cheung, Jenny Frison, Kevin Eastman, Mike Mignola, Alan Quah, Bryan Hitch, Mike Mignola, Joshua Middleton, Frank Cho, Stephen Platt, InHyuk Lee, and more.

Red Sonja #1 is in stores on July 19.