Sneak Peeks: Dynamite Entertainment May 18, 2016

The Fellowship has obtained sneak peeks of comics from Dynamite that will come out this week...

Xena: Warrior Princess #2
Writer: Genevieve Valentine
Artist: Ariel Medel
Covers: Jenny Frison (a 90%), Tony Fleecs “cute”  (b 10%)
Incentive cover: Jenny Frison  (“virgin art”),
Tony Fleecs (“virgin art”)

The fight is on! Xena and Gabrielle battle for their lives against the Harpies, who quickly reveal themselves to be more than they seem – but what happens when Gabrielle finds herself trapped between the past and the future?

Grumpy Cat & Pokey #4
Writers: Ben McCool, Ben Fisher, Royal McGraw
Artist: Steve Uy, Ken Haeser, Michelle Nguyen
Covers: Michelle Nguyen (a), Billy Martin (b), Ken Haeser (c)
When Pokey suggests a game of hide-and-seek in the woods, Grumpy Cat declines; anything involving effort is totally out of the question! But Pokey raises the stakes, offering his sullen sister a hearty stash of treats if she’s able to find him. In no time at all, though... Grumpy Cat gets lost! Will a traveling sideshow bring joy to the curmudgeonly kitty? Also, inspired by the mirthless beast from holiday tradition, Grumpy recounts the age-old legend of the fearsome feline known as "Grumpus"!!!

Jim Butcher’s The Dresden Files: Wild Card #2
Writers: Jim Butcher, Mark Powers
Artist: Carlos Gomez
Cover: Carlos Gomez

A mysterious supernatural threat has invaded the Windy City, commanding the attention of Harry Dresden. Yeah, yeah — what else is new? Well, this one seems to be able to instantaneously extract the life force of its victims… a very rare ability that compels Harry to seek an audience with Lara Raith, head of House Raith and the White Court. Meanwhile, another powerful Chicago faction is targeted…

John Carter: Warlord of Mars Vol. 2
Writer: Ron Marz, Ian Edgington
Artist: Ariel Medel
Cover: Abhishek Malsuni

John Carter, a hero of the American Civil War now at home on Mars, has survived the Kahori invasion alongside his beloved princess, Dejah Thoris. As the capital city of Helium rebuilds, the loving couple leave for the outlands to recuperate... but rest and relaxation are not in their future. All across Barsoom, sinister forces conspire against them. From savage Warhoon raiding parties to the artificial (and lovelorn) beast known as the Hormad, from the god-like sand spirit Jartak to the last of the world-conquering White Martians, the most evil creatures to ever walk the Red Planet stalk forth from the shadows to challenge the Warlord of Mars!

The King Collection
Writers: Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, Roger Langridge, Paul Tobin, Nate Cosby, Ben McCool, Brian Clevinger, Jeff Parker
Artists: Richard Case, Ryan Cody, Felipe Cunha, Lee Ferguson, Tadd Galusha, Scott Godlewski, Sandy Jarrell, Marc Laming,
Ivan Rodriguez, Ron Salas, Brent Schoonover, Jeremy Treece
Cover: Darwyn Cooke

When Ming the Merciless launched an all-out assault on planet Earth, the colorful band of heroes known as Kings Watch led the resistance… and triumphed! Now, across the cosmos, in the dark corners of our very planet, and even throughout time, Earth's defenders continue the mission, separate and yet together in spirit! Flash Gordon, Dale Arden, Dr. Zarkov, Mandrake the Magician, Jungle Jim, Lothar (in his identity as the new Phantom), and Prince Valiant join friends new and old to face the combined forces of Ming and the all-new, all-deadly Cobra!

Lords Of The Jungle #3
Writer: Corinna Bechko
Artist: Roberto Castro
Covers: Felipe Massafera (a), Roberto Castro (b)
Incentive cover: Roberto Castro (B/W art)

London of 1937 doesn't feel much like home to Sheena, but that doesn't stop her from bringing a bit of the wild with her into the city. Meanwhile, Tarzan has problems of his own, and the chaos that Sheena seems to attract just might get Jane killed! These two forces of nature have learned to respect each other, but can they join forces for long enough to accomplish each of their goals… or will the course of history be altered forever?!

Masks Vol. 2
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Artist: Eman Casallos
Cover: Butch Guice

The Shadow. The Green Hornet and Kato. Black Terror. The Spider. Peter Cannon, Thunderbolt. Miss Fury. These are just a few of the masked vigilantes drawn into a mystery that spans the decades. Inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's infamous short story and able to kill thousands of people in mere seconds, the Red Death hosts a bizarre masquerade across the 1930s, 1970s, modern day, and beyond, exposing her hapless victims to plague and threatening a legacy of costumed heroes. Over a dozen crime-fighters must risk their lives, hurling themselves into the time stream, to halt the madwoman's bloodbath!

Red Sonja Vol. 3 #5
Writer: Marguerite Bennett
Artist: Aneke, Diego Galindo
Covers: Marguerite Sauvage  
Incentive cover: Marguerite Sauvage (B/W art)

Hyrkania explodes into civil war – with Sonja leading the rebellion against the king she once loved! King Savas imprisons Midyan in his lair as the desperate rebels hunt for a creature out of legend to come to their aid...

The Twilight Zone: The Shadow #2
Writer: David Avallone
Artist: Dave Acosta
Cover: Francesco Francavilla
Incentive cover: Francesco Francavilla (“virgin art”)

Picture if you will: in your own world, you’re a fearsome crime fighter who stalks the night. But you wake up today in another world, where the fearsome crime fighter is just a character you play in a radio show that bears his name. You are no longer a man with a mission, just a 22 year old prodigy with an impressive voice, and a lot of questions… an honored guest who has been invited into… the Twilight Zone.