Thursday, July 18, 2013
Comic-Con Day Zero-Dynamite Wins
Well, Comic-Con is underway and the clear winner yesterday was Dynamite Entertainment!! While there were some announcements by other companies, but with all the new properties, titles and creators that DE revealed yesterday, they were hands down the winner. Here's a recap:
Heroes: Based on the hit TV series, writer Cullen Bunn will pen this series, which he calls "Heroes Season 5". The series will focus on Claire, Hiro and Sylar.
The Twilight Zone: Long time TV and comic writer, J. Micheal Straczynski will write this series featuring stories based in science fiction and the supernatural, just like the popular television series.
Bob's Burgers: While no creative team has been announced yet, Dynamite says they're working closely with the creative team of the show to bring the style of the show to comics.
The Shadow: Midnight in Moscow: HOWARD CHAYKIN returns to The Shadow!!!!!!! This mini focuses on The Shadow's disappearance in 1949.
Untitled Projects: DE recruited some GREAT creators for original series, James Robinson, Peter Milligan & Duane Swierczynski all have titles lined up Dyanmite..
Legends of Red Sonja: After the GREAT numbers for Gail Simone's Red Sonja title, Dynamite will launch an anthology series with some fantastic writers like Kelly Sue DeConnick, Marjorie Liu, Lea Moore and others.
Ash & The Army of Darkness: Dynamite is relaunching their Evil Dead inspired series with writer Steve Niles and artist Dennis Calero. This series will pick up after the ending of the 1992 film Army of Darkness and take the franchise down a different and darker path.
Voltron/Robotech: Tommy Yune is behind this crossover mini series. The best part?? After the crossover Dynamite will be publishing a solo Robotech series!!!
-.Congratulations to Dynamite on all of the great announcements yesterday and congratulations to US, because it looks like we're getting some great new kick-ass comics from Dynamite!! These, plus the fact that DE is ALL READY knocking things out of the park with it's current comic line-up, is going to make this once small company HUGE!!!