Dynamite Entertainment August 2021 Solicitations

by Charles LePage

The kind folks at Dynamite Entertainment have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products featured in the June 2021 Previews, scheduled to ship starting August 2021.

KISS: Phantom Obsession #1

GEM
SKU: C72513030924201011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Jae Lee
UPC: 725130309242 01011
Cover B: Stuart Sayger
UPC: 725130309242 01021
Cover C: Tim Seeley
UPC: 725130309242 01031
Cover D: Celor
UPC: 725130309242 01041
Cover E: Photo
UPC: 725130309242 01051
Cover F: Blank Authentix
UPC: 725130309242 01061
Writer: Ian Edginton
Artist: Celor
Genre: Horror Adventure
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 8/4/2021

Marketing Description: KISS Comics are back! Dynamite Proudly presents the best, because you wanted the best… KISS in “Phantom Obsession”!

Darius Cho is the richest man in existence and the most reclusive. To many, he’s a ghost, a phantom… whilst other believe he doesn’t exist and is actually a front for a maze of companies and consortiums. Truth is, he does exist and he’s a KISS fan! KISS are hired by Cho to play a private party and from there, Cho’s obsession takes center stage and it’s the fight of the band’s life!

Featuring the most metal of heavy metal covers by super star artist Jae Lee, Stuart Sayger, Tim Seeley, series artist Celor and a special photo cover featuring the one-and-only legends of Rock and/or Roll – KISS!

Ian Edginton is a British comic book writer, known for his work on such titles as X-Force, Scarlet Traces, H. G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds and Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast. Celal Koc aka Celor is based in Ankara, Turkey. He worked as an animator for several years before working as sequential artist for Action Lab Entertainment (2016). An incredible talent with a dynamic and striking style, artist Jae Lee has worked for every major publisher drawing every major character and team! Hack/Slash: Resurrection (2017) from Image Comics and then Hack/Slash vs Chaos! (2018) from Dynamite. They all rock and roll all night and party every day.

Elvira Meets Vincent Price #1

SPOTLIGHT
SKU: C72513030925901011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Dave Acosta
UPC: 725130309259 01011
Cover B: Juan Samu
UPC: 725130309259 01021
Cover C: John Royle
UPC: 725130309259 01031
Cover D: Photo
UPC: 725130309259 01041
Cover E: Blank Authentix
UPC: 725130309259 01051
Writer: David Avallone
Artist: Juan Samu
Genre: Horror, Comedy
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 8/4/2021

Marketing Description: The two titans of horror and comedy untie in comics for the very first time! Dynamite Entertainment Proudly Presents… Elvira Meets Vincent Price!

Elvira is back, with her most historic AND greatest costar ever! The ghost of Vincent Price is a spirit with a mission, and only the Mistress of the Dark can help! The Apocalypse is coming, and it’s going to be live-streamed for binge-watching, but a long-lost movie can save the world… if only the movie star specter and the horror hostess with the mostest can find it in time! Thrills, chills, and all sorts of terrible puns!

Issue #1 features an all-star cast of cover artists, including fan favorites Dave Acosta, John Royle, series artist Juan Samu and a stunning photo of the gorgeous lady herself – Elvira: Mistress of the Dark!

Things You Didn’t Know About Elvira
-Screenrant.com
— Her mother owned a costume shop.
— Elvis gave her career advice.
— She worked with Federico Fellini.
— She’s An Award-Winning Actress
— She’s A Well-Established Author

Fascinating Facts About Vincent Price
-MentalFloss.com
— Vincent Price initially studied for a master’s degree in fine arts.
— A museum in East Los Angeles is named after Vincent Price.
— Vincent Price was a major foodie.
— Tim Burton’s Vincent Price documentary remains incomplete and unreleased to this day.
— Vincent Price’s voice is featured on a Disneyland attraction.

David Avallone is Dynamite’s ghastly and fantastic Elvira scribe, having recently and successfully completed several arcs of the horror hostess with the mostest’s adventures and joined for the first time by artist Juan Samu, fresh from drawing the great adventures of Hasbro’s comics universe at IDW.

Elvira Lithograph by Dave Acosta

SKU: C130976
Price: $69.99
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating: Teen +
Size: 18″x24″
Art: Dave Acosta
Genre: Horror
Publication Date: OCT 2021
UPC: 725130309761
Caution Code: none
ON SALE DATE: OCT 2021

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Elvira has teamed up with comic artist Dave Acosta to create this “quarantine special” image now being offered to stores for the first time as a limited-edition lithograph. Printed on thick, high-quality paperstock.

Elvira Collectible Half Dollar Coin

SKU: C130977
Price: $29.99
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating: Teen +
Size: n/a
Art: photo
Genre: Horror
Publication Date: OCT 2021
UPC: 725130309778
Caution Code: none
ON SALE DATE: OCT 2021

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: How do you increase the value of a half-dollar? Put Elvira’s fabulous face on it! This real, uncirculated U.S. half dollar coin has Elvira painted on one side, with the original coin sculpt showing on the other. Each limited edition coin comes in an acrylic protective case and includes a certificate of authenticity.

Elvira Mini Trading Card Set with Custom Envelope

SKU: C130978
Price: $40
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating: Teen +
Size: n/a
Art: photos
Genre: Horror
Publication Date: OCT 2021
UPC: 725130309785
Caution Code: none
ON SALE DATE: OCT 2021

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: This rare set of 5 promo cards features some amazing photos of our favorite horror icon, Elvira! Celebrating Elvira’s 40th Anniversary, this complete set of cards comes packaged in a custom printed Elvira envelope and a very small print run means its first time being offered in stores may be its last!

Red Sonja: Black, White, Red #2

SPOTLIGHT
SKU: C72513030811502011
Price: $4.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Lucio Parrillo
UPC: 725130308115 02011
Cover B: Jonboy Meyers
UPC: 725130308115 02021
Cover C: David Nakayama
UPC: 725130308115 02031
Cover D: Tabitha Lyons Cosplay
UPC: 725130308115 02041
Writer: Jonboy Meyers, Jeff Parker, David F. Walker
Artist: Jonboy Meyers, Natalie Nourigat, Will Robson
Genre: Sword and Sorcery
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 40
On Sale Date: 8/11/2021

Marketing Description: The greatest tales! The most amazing storytellers! Red Sonja, like you’ve NEVER seen before…all presented in beautiful black, white, and red!

JONBOY MEYERS (Teen Titans) presents an aging Queen Sonja, face-to-face with a long-forgotten foe who threatens to change the world for the worse…

JEFF PARKER (Aquaman) and NATALIE NOURIGAT (Disney) toss Sonja into a living sentient fungus bog, with no easy exit out…

DAVID F. WALKER (Naomi, Bitter Root) and WILL ROBSON (Fantastic Four) feature a creature from myth, with a craving for the blood of a She-Devil…

Barbarella #2

SPOTLIGHT
SKU: C72513030812202011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Lucio Parillo
UPC: 725130308122 02011
Cover B: Derrick Chew
UPC: 725130308122 02021
Cover C: Carla Cohen
UPC: 725130308122 02031
Cover D: Mike Krome
UPC: 725130308122 02041
Cover E: Rachel Hollon Cosplay
UPC: 725130308122 02051
Writer: Sarah Hoyt
Artist: Madibek Musabekov
Genre: Science Fiction/Adventure
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 8/18/2021

Marketing Description: Mystery abounds on the planet Camelot, and it’s up to Barbarella to unravel it all in order to save a secretly enslaved populace in what’s supposed to be a literal paradise. Answers will be forthcoming, but getting there will be half the fun—at least for you, gentle reader! And those answers may just bring down paradise…and lead to an even greater galactic evil! Love, lasers and liberty—this one’s got it all, courtesy of acclaimed novelist SARAH HOYT and visionary artist MADIBEK MUSABEKOV!

Dejah Thoris vs. John Carter of Mars #2

SPOTLIGHT
SKU: C72513030813902011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Lucio Parrillo
UPC: 725130308139 02011
Cover B: Joseph Michael Linsner
UPC: 725130308139 02021
Cover C: Alessandro Miracolo
UPC: 725130308139 02031
Cover D: Rachel Hollon Cosplay
UPC: 725130308139 02041
Writer: Dan Abnett
Artist: Alessandro Miracolo
Genre: Fantasy/Science-Fiction
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 8/25/2021

Marketing Description: The epic continues! Dejah takes a calculated risk, and trusts someone that could aid in defending against the dreaded Longborn. Little did she anticipate the arrival of THE BLACK PIRATES! Sweeping sci-fi action by DAN ABNETT (Justice League Odyssey) and ALESSANDRO MIRACOLO (Red Sonja)!

DIE!namite Lives! #3

SKU: C72513030722403011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Lucio Parrillo
UPC: 725130307224 03011
Cover B: Arthur Suydam
UPC: 725130307224 03021
Cover C: Joseph Michael Linsner
UPC: 725130307224 03031
Cover D: Dave Acosta
UPC: 725130307224 03041
Cover E: Gracie The Cosplay Lass & Elizabethrage
UPC: 725130307224 03051
Writer: Fred Van Lente
Artist: Vincenzo Carratu
Genre: Superhero, Horror
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 8/18/2021

Marketing Description: HAWAII! Surfers! Bikinis! Evil zombies! Flesh-eating superheroes! And Vampirella meets the wrong end of Ash’s BOOMSTICK! Absolute batsh*t craziness from FRED VAN LENTE (Wolverine) and VINCENZO CARRATU (Zorro)!

Bettie Page & The Curse of The Banshee #3

SKU: C72513030723103011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Marat Mychaels
UPC: 725130307231 03011
Cover B: Joseph Michael Linsner
UPC: 725130307231 03021
Cover C: Stephen Mooney
UPC: 725130307231 03031
Cover D: Ani-Mia Cosplay Photo
UPC: 725130307231 03041
Cover E: Bettie Page Vintage Pin-Up
UPC: 725130307231 03051
Writer: Stephen Mooney
Artist: Jethro Morales
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 8/11/2021

Marketing Description: The pin-up queen… of adventure is back! Dynamite Entertainment proudly presents: Bettie Page in “The Curse of the Banshee!”

An all-new Bettie Page series under the guidance of writer Stephen Mooney, ably assisted by artist Jethro “Jet” Morales and a host of incredible covers artists, cosplay goddesses and the queen of the pin-up herself – Bettie Page!

In issue 3 Bettie and the Banshee seem to become as one as the curse unfolds all around our hero in high heels (or sensible flats!) Plus: more clues as to the whereabouts of the Key Artefact.

Covers by: Marat Mychaels, Joseph Michael Linsner, Stephen Mooney, Rachel Hollon(Cosplay) and Bettie Page (Vintage Pin-Up Photo)

Stephen Mooney has worked for DC, Marvel and a host of other publishers, but is perhaps best-known as the creator (AND writer AND artist) of Half-Past Danger!

The Invincible Red Sonja #4

SKU: C72513030634004011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Amanda Conner
UPC: 725130306340 04011
Cover B: Joseph Michael Linsner
UPC: 725130306340 04021
Cover C: Celina
UPC: 725130306340 04031
Cover D: Frank Cho “Outrage”
UPC: 725130306340 04041
Cover E: Dominica Cosplay
UPC: 725130306340 04051
Writer: Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artist: Moritat
Genre: Sword and Sorcery
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 8/18/2021

Marketing Description: This issue is all out action as the Grim Reaper descends upon the kingdom of Erkhara in response to Red Sonja’s actions, dangerously destabilizing the realm, and as for Sonja herself? Let’s just say those glowing eyes of hers in issue #1 are a clue!

AMANDA CONNER, JIMMY PALMIOTTI and MORITAT continue to reveal an epic which will stand the test of time!

Sonjaversal #7

SKU: C72513030225007011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Lucio Parrillo
UPC: 725130302250 07011
Cover B: Joseph Michael Linsner
UPC: 725130302250 07021
Cover C: Jae Lee & June Chung
UPC: 725130302250 07031
Cover D: Junggeun Yoon
UPC: 725130302250 07041
Cover E: Savannah Polson Cosplay
UPC: 725130302250 07051
Writer: Christopher Hastings
Artist: Kewber Baal
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 8/25/2021

Marketing Description: Welcome to the gothic steampunk world of YELLOW SONJA! You’re just in time to watch YS struggle to trust her recently-resurrected vampire-hunting family. Meanwhile, Sonja Noir discovers that the roomful of mobsters she killed a SECOND time is starting to attract a bevy of paranormal weirdness. How are these two resurrecting tale connected? Find out, courtesy of CHRISTOPHER HASTINGS (Deadpool) and PASQUALE QUALANO (DIE!namite)!

Vengeance of Vampirella #21

SKU: C72513028475421011
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover A: Lucio Parrillo
UPC: 725130284754 21011
Cover B: Ben Oliver
UPC: 725130284754 21021
Cover C: Stephen Segovia
UPC: 725130284754 21031
Cover D: Marissa Ramirez Cosplay
UPC: 725130284754 21041
Writer: Tom Sniegoski
Artist: Kewber Baal
Genre: Horror
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Comic Book
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 8/25/2021

Marketing Description: Issue #21! Writer Tom Sniegoski continues to weave a post-apocalyptic tale featuring a literal hell on earth as a reborn Vampirella fights against the literal forces of chaos to save humanity from its ultimate destruction!

Mistress Nyx is no more, but the evil she was responsible still infects the world. Vampirella wanders a wasteland on the verge of rebirth while searching for her own, lost humanity. Will she find it, or will she succumb to the darkness that still grips the world once ruled by Chaos?

Red Sonja: The Superpowers TPB

SKU: C9781524120290
ISBN-13: 978-1-5241-2029-0
Price: $19.99
Rating: Teen+
Cover: Junggeun Yoon
Writer: Dan Abnett
Artist: Jonathan Lau
Genre: Fantasy, Action/Adventure
Publication Date: August 2021
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 128
On Sale Date: 8/25/2021

Marketing Description: The She-Devil With A Sword has battled barbarians, scuffled with sorcerers, and mangled magical creatures of all sizes. But when a collective of superheroes from THE PROJECT enter her world, will Sonja know how to adjust to their foreign ways, before they all kill each other?

…and be sure to pick up the parallel story, VAMPIRELLA: THE DARK POWERS!

RED SONJA TRADING CARDS PREVIEW SET

SKU: C725130262158
Price: $10
DISCOUNT: 60%
Rating: Teen +
Size: 2 ½” x 3 ½”
Art: Card #1 – Nick Bradshaw / Card #2 – Jenny Frison/Walter Geovani and
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure
Publication Date: October 2017
UPC: 725130262158
Caution Code: Not Applicable
ON SALE DATE: October 4, 2017

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: To commemorate Red Sonja’s 45th Anniversary, Dynamite launched a Deluxe Ultra-Premium limited edition trading card series in 2018. To promote this historic set in advance, Dynamite in 2017 produced a rare two-card set of special Promo Preview Cards only available at select conventions. A select amount of this unique set is released again and available for fans to order through their local retailer!

FRANK THORNE RED SONJA 45th ANNIVERSARY BLACK & WHITE “BERZERKER” EDITION COLLECTOR’S STATUE

SKU: C128845
Price: $275.00
DISCOUNT: 52% OFF
Rating: Teen +
Art: Steve Kiwus (sculptor) Frank Thorne (art)
Genre: fantasy
Dimensions: 12.5″ H, 3.75″ W base
Publication Date: in stock
UPC: 725130288455
Caution Code: C:0-2-1
ON SALE DATE: OCT 2021

MARKETING DESCRIPTION: Few artists can capture Red Sonja’s strength and power like Frank Thorne! For decades, Thorne rendered some of her most iconic comic covers and Dynamite welcomes the 45th anniversary of Red Sonja with this deluxe, commemorative statue based on Thorne’s striking cover for 1976’s Red Sonja #4. Standing over a foot tall, Red Sonja is at the ready, with a weapon in each hand and a stylized shield base under her feet. With those almond eyes and powerful pose, there’s no mistaking Thorne’s artistic influence on Dynamite’s 3D homage to Frank’s legend. The “Black & White Berzerker” edition variant features war-ravaged paint details and is strictly limited to just 250 units.

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