Archive for April, 2010

Dynamite’s July 2010 Solicitations

Posted in Comics, Solicitations on April 27, 2010 by nemedian bard

Dynamite Entertainment posted their solicitations for the month of July. There are three Red Sonja items:

Red Sonja #51
Red Sonja #51 Joseph Michael Linsner coverRed Sonja #51 Paul Renaud cover
Written by Peter Brett, art by Walter Geovani, covers by Joseph Michael Linsner, Paul Renaud.

Red Sonja returns to her roots under the skillful hand of new writer Peter V. Brett! Brett, an acclaimed writer of fantasy novels, is the author of the ongoing Demon Trilogy, whose first volume The Painted Man, was published in 2008, and the second novel, The Desert Spear was published in 2010.

Queen Sonja #10
Queen Sonja #10 Lucio Parrillo coverQueen Sonja #10 Mel Rubi cover
Written by Arvid Nelson, art by Jackson Herbert, covers by Jackson Herbert, Mel Rubi, Lucio Parrillo.

The second story arc of Queen Sonja concludes! Writer Arvid Nelson has pushed the She-Devil to her limits, taunting her with forbidden love, palace intrigue and a world filled with monsters and demons! See how it all concludes here!

Classic Red Sonja “Re-Mastered” #2

Written by Roy Thomas, art by Esteban Maroto, cover by Frank Brunner.

Classic Sword and Sorcery action! An all new series reprinting classic Red Sonja tales! Continuing the incredible story (“The Ring of Ikribu” from Savage Sword of Conan) by the legendary Roy Thomas, joined by artist Esteban Maroto. Remastered in color for the first time ever!

Queen Sonja #6 Review

Posted in Comics, Reviews on April 27, 2010 by nemedian bard

Comic Book Resources posted a review of Queen Sonja #6.

Queen Sonja #6

The Artists and Writers of Red Sonja #50

Posted in Comics, Interviews on April 27, 2010 by nemedian bard

Dynamite Entertainment’s Red Sonja comic book series is back and Newsarama talks to some of the artists and writers on issue #50.


Comic Shop News #1191

Posted in Comics, Previews on April 21, 2010 by nemedian bard

Red Sonja #50 made the cover of Comic Shop News #1191 and is featured in an article by Cliff Biggers.

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Queen Sonja #6

Posted in Comics, Previews on April 19, 2010 by nemedian bard

Here’s an advance look at Queen Sonja #6 on sale April 21.

Queen Sonja #6 Lucio Parrillo coverQueen Sonja #6 Mel Rubi coverQueen Sonja #6 Jackson Herbert coverQueen Sonja #6 Page 1Queen Sonja #6 Page 2Queen Sonja #6 Page 3Queen Sonja #6 Page 4Queen Sonja #6 Page 5

After the thrilling opening adventures of the all-new, all-different Queen Sonja, Dynamite proudly presents the next chapter!

Featuring the Dynamite debut of writer Arvid (Kull) Nelson and artist Jackson (Avengers/Invaders) Herbert, Sonja finds herself warily upon the throne and facing a new and deadly threat from within… and without!

A New Era for Red Sonja

Posted in Comics, Previews on April 15, 2010 by nemedian bard

Here is the ad for Red Sonja #50 appearing in comic books published by Dynamite Entertainment.

Red Sonja #50 ad

Red Sonja Sales for March 2010

Posted in Books, Comics, Sales on April 14, 2010 by nemedian bard

Diamond Comics Distributors released sales estimates for comics and trade paperbacks sold in the direct market for March 2010. The numbers are from sales within the Diamond channel and do not take into account data from newsstands, book stores or overseas market. Queen Sonja #5 ranked 168 on the list with 10,393 copies sold. Red Sonja: Wrath of the Gods #2 ranked 202 with 8,155 copies sold.

Queen Sonja #5Red Sonja: Wrath of the Gods #2

For sales on graphic novels by Diamond U.S. to comic specialty stores during March 2010, Red Sonja Vol. 7: Born Again ranked 171 with 693 copies sold.

Red Sonja Vol. 7: Born Again trade paperback