Archive for June, 2011

Red Sonja Writer Peter V. Brett Interviews Walter Geovani

Posted in Comics, Interviews on June 24, 2011 by nemedian bard

Red Sonja: Blue writer Peter V. Brett interviews artist Walter Geovani on his website.

Red Sonja sketch by Walter Geovani

Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #4

Posted in Comics, Miniseries, Previews on June 20, 2011 by nemedian bard

Here’s an advance look at Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #4 on sale June 22.

Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #4Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #4 Page 1Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #4 Page 2Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #4 Page 3Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #4 Page 4Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #4 Page 5

Loki has unlocked the gates of hell, and Ragnorok ravages the land. Thor and Sonja struggle to hold back the tide of evil, but this doom is larger then both them. Can they stop Loki before the tree of life is felled and the world is remade in the devil’s image?

Dynamite’s Solicitations for September 2011

Posted in Books, Collectibles, Comics, Solicitations on June 20, 2011 by nemedian bard

Dynamite Entertainment posted their solicitations for September 2011. There are four Red Sonja items:

Red Sonja #63
Red Sonja #63 Walter Geovani coverRed Sonja #63 Wagner Reis cover
Written by Eric Trautmann, art by Walter Geovani, covers by Geovani and Wagner Reis.

There are countless secrets buried in the time-lost sands of Stygia, a land of dark magic and powerful gods…and it will take all of Red Sonja’s skill and daring to avoid being buried with them. The She-Devil With A Sword has faced numerous foes and bested them all, but now she faces her toughest enemy yet: the consequences of her past actions. Traveling to a hidden fortress deep in the Stygian desert, she faces a cabal of zealots and the kin of a fallen enemy. Her goal: a long-hidden weapon of terrible destructive power, which may also be the key to Red Sonja’s redemption…

Queen Sonja #23
Queen Sonja #23 Lucio Parrillo cover
Written by Luke Lieberman, art by Fritz Casas, covers by Lucio Parrillo and Adriano Batista.

The empire strikes back! A flaw emerges in Sonja’s plan, her ruse has pulled the emperor’s forces south and exposed the capital – but that means his army is at Sogoria’s doorstep. Her allies desperately try to hold the fort, while Sonja storms the imperial capital.

Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods Trade Paperback
Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods TPB
Written by Luke Lieberman, art by David Sampere, cover by Lucio Parillo.

Defeat is eating away at the trickster god Loki. He hates being banished to the barbaric, backward lands of Hyboria. He hates the food, the wine, the women… and he hates Red Sonja most of all for putting him in the position! He dreams of revenge, and putting this backwater land under his heel. Sometimes dreams come true. The sequel to Red Sonja: Wrath of the Gods, this trade paperback collects the 5-issue series, along with bonus material and a complete cover gallery.

Red Sonja Statue Inspired by J. Scott Campbell — Diamond Eyes Edition
Red Sonja Statue Inspired by J. Scott Campbell -- Diamond Eyes Edition
Sculpted by Tom Snyder and Joy Snyder.

This beautiful statue was inspired by the incredible Red Sonja artwork of J. Scott Campbell. Tom and Joy Snyder sculpted, painted and painstakingly reviewed every detail of this statue under the watchful eye of J. Scott, creating one of the most compelling and beautiful Red Sonja statues of all time. Measuring approximately 8.5″ tall with a base 4″ long x 6″ wide, this magnificent piece shows that we created a piece that fans will appreciate for years to come.

Red Sonja Sales for May 2011

Posted in Comics, Sales on June 17, 2011 by nemedian bard

Diamond Comics Distributors released sales estimates for comics and trade paperbacks sold in the direct market for May 2011. The numbers are from sales within the Diamond channel and do not take into account data from newsstands, book stores or overseas market. Red Sonja #56 ranked 177 with 8,319 copies sold. Queen Sonja #16 placed at 191 with 7,287 issues sold. Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #3 came in at 215 with 6,053 copies purchased.

Red Sonja #56Queen Sonja #16Red Sonja: Revenge of the Gods #3

Red Sonja: Blue

Posted in Comics, Previews on June 13, 2011 by nemedian bard

Here’s an advance look at Red Sonja: Blue on sale June 15.

Red Sonja: Blue Walter Geovani coverRed Sonja: Blue Mel Rubi coverRed Sonja: Blue Page 1Red Sonja: Blue Page 2Red Sonja: Blue Page 3Red Sonja: Blue Page 4Red Sonja: Blue Page 5

Peter V. Brett, New York Times bestselling author of the Demon Cycle, takes the reins for this special issue, teaming up with fan favorite artist Walter Geovani to take Red Sonja back to her barbarian roots — and the She-Devil isn’t going without a fight! When an unfortunate encounter with a demon deprives her of her trademark chainmail bikini, Sonja is forced to don a familiar blue fur tunic for the remainder of this adventure. Brett brings a mix of deft characterization, wry humor, and hard action to this one-shot homage to the Sonja legacy, honoring longtime fans while offering the perfect self-contained story for new readers.