Hail To The Chief, Baby! Ash Is The “New Hope?”

by Jeff

Media Release — Hold onto your boom-sticks, deadite fans!!! Dynamite Entertainment is proud to announce that Ashley J. Williams, the wisecracking, chainsaw-wielding star of their hit Army of Darkness series, is meeting the man in charge and taking a trip to the White House in the all-new mini-series event appropriately called, ASH SAVES OBAMA: A NEW HOPE?

“We’ve addressed this a bit, but for the record, there’s a lot of skepticism about all these Obama appearances in comics these days,” said Dynamite Associate Editor Joe Rybandt. “But hands down, we feel this is the best out of all of them, because really, no one else gets to throw Ash, Obama, a comic book convention and hordes of Deadites into one four issue series mixed in with the realism of President Obama trying to help save the auto industry. So, for all the “posting haters” out there, we’ve heard them all (and even came up with a few of our own): Army of Darkness: Beating a Deadite Horse, Army of Darkness: Jumping the Deadite Shark, Army of Darkness: What, Again? – of wait, that’s the sequel we’ve got brewing… and so on.”

He’s faced them all, but Ashley J. Williams is about to face the greatest horror of his entire deadite-kickin’ career – a comic book convention! But this ain’t any ol’ comic book convention; this one features a special appearance from the president of the United States of America – Barack Obama! How do things go from there when Ash and Obama are in the same place at the same time? And did we happen to mention that the Necronomicon is there doing the thing it does best – turning ordinary humans into the demon possessed undead!

This special Army of Darkness four-issue mini-series event is written by Elliott (Army of Darkness/Xena) Serrano, illustrated by Ariel Padilla and features covers by Todd (Amazing Spider-Man) Nauck and Lucio Parillo!

ARMY OF DARKNESS: ASH SAVES OBAMA #1 (OF 4) is scheduled for an August release. Also available,
ARMY OF DARKNESS: ASH SAVES OBAMA #1 special Foil Edition!

Covers: Todd Nauck, TBD
Writer: Elliot Serrano
Penciller/Inker: Ariel Padilla
Rating: TEEN+ …$3.50

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DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT, the publishing division of DYNAMIC FORCES, INC., was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including Red Sonja, Project Superpowers, The Boys, Army of Darkness, Battlestar Galactica, The Lone Ranger, Zorro and more!

In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and best selling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Michael Turner, Jim Lee, Michael Avon Oeming, Brian Reed, Mel Rubi, Marc Guggenheim, Stephen Sadowski, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner¬ and a host of up and coming new talent and fan favorite creators!

DYNAMITE is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their more recent launches – including Alex oss and Jim Krueger’s PROJECT SUPERPOWERS – have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005 Diamond awarded the company a “GEM” award for Best New Publisher and another “GEM” in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%). The company has also been nominated for several industry awards, including the prestigious “Eisner” Award.

Aside from their monthly periodical comic book series, DYNAMITE also produces new and classic material, including Tim Truman’s SCOUT, Carlos Trillo and Eduardo Risso’s BORDERLINE and TALES OF TERROR, Jim Starlin’s DREADSTAR, as well as well as reprint editions of classic RED SONJA material

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