Archive for November, 2009

Thank the Gods

Posted in General on November 26, 2009 by nemedian bard

Happy Thanksgiving from The Nemedian Chronicles

Queen Sonja #2

Posted in Comics, Previews on November 23, 2009 by nemedian bard

Here’s an advance look at Queen Sonja #2 on sale November 25.

Queen Sonja #2 Lucio Parillo coverQueen Sonja #2 Mel Rubi coverQueen Sonja #2 Jackson Herbert coverQueen Sonja #2 Page 1Queen Sonja #2 Page 2Queen Sonja #2 Page 3Queen Sonja #2 Page 4Queen Sonja #2 Page 5

The story of Sonja’s march to the throne continues as writer Joshua Ortega and artist Mel Rubi weave an incredible tale of intrigue and power in the ancient lands of Hyboria!

Sales: Red Sonja #49 & Queen Sonja #1

Posted in Comics, Sales on November 19, 2009 by nemedian bard

Diamond Comics Distributors released sales estimates for comics and trade paperbacks sold in the direct market for October 2009. The numbers are from sales within the Diamond channel and do not take into account data from newsstands, book stores or overseas market. After seeing an increase in September, sales of Red Sonja #49 were lower than the previous issue, selling 11,487 copies and ranking 153 on the list. Meanwhile, the red-headed warrior’s new title, Queen Sonja, ranked 138 with 13,849 copies sold.
Red Sonja #49Queen Sonja #1

Original Sonja Sketch by Frank Brunner

Posted in Art on November 18, 2009 by nemedian bard

A blank cover edition of Red Sonja #25 with an original hand-drawn sketch by Frank Brunner (Red Sonja #19 cover artist) is up for auction on eBay. The art was originally offered through the HERO Initiative with a limited number produced. Each comic is sealed with a certificate of authenticity. The listing ends November 19, 2009 at 2:16 PM PST.
Original Red Sonja sketch by Frank Brunner

Dynamite‚Äôs February 2010 Solicitations

Posted in Comics, Solicitations on November 18, 2009 by nemedian bard

Comics Continuum posted Dynamite Entertainment’s solicitations for the month of February 2010. There are two Red Sonja items listed:

Queen Sonja #5
Queen Sonja #5
The first story arc comes to a conclusion! Sonja is seated on the throne, and now the adventures can truly begin!

Red Sonja: Wrath of the Gods #1
Red Sonja: Wrath of the Gods #1
Written by Luke Lieberman and Ethan Ryker, art by Walter Geovani, cover by Lucio Parrillo.

While the adventures of Queen Sonja continue to thrill and amaze readers both new and old, follow the She-Devil with a Sword in a classic tale of the primordial gods themselves as Red Sonja faces the “Wrath of the Gods.” The story explores the mysteries of Sonja’s past, while presenting her with the malicious threat of Loki in the present! Can Thor, the God of Thunder, and Odin, the All-Father, aid the warrior woman and prevent their fellow god from destroying the very world?

Rose McGowan Gives Update on Red Sonja

Posted in Movies on November 16, 2009 by nemedian bard

The Red Sonja movie fansite on ComicBookMovie.com reported an update on the film by actress Rose McGowan.

More Sonja Sketches by Pablo Marcos

Posted in Art on November 16, 2009 by nemedian bard

Two more blank cover editions of Red Sonja #25 with original hand-drawn sketches by Pablo Marcos (Red Sonja #31) are up for auction on eBay. Each comic is sealed with a certificate of authenticity. The listings end November 19, 2009 at 2:11 PM and 2:13 PM PST.
Original Red Sonja sketch by Pablo MarcosOriginal Red Sonja sketch by Pablo Marcos