Dynamite April 2022 Solicitations

Dynamite April 2022 Solicitations

The Dynamite April 2022 Solicitations are here! The Boys by superstar writer Garth Ennis rocks out with its first omnibus, Priest’s Vampirella finishes its collection, Ron Marz and Andy Lanning team up on Fractured States, and much more!

Common abbreviations

  • TP/TPB: Trade Paperback
  • SC: Softcover (like a TPB)
  • HC: Hardcover
  • FC: Full Color
  • DM: Direct Market. This refers primarily to comic book stores or online shops that order via the same means as a comic book store (primarily Diamond or Lunar). Places like Amazon or Barnes and Noble will generally NOT have these variants.
  • FOC: Final Order Cutoff – The time an order has to be submitted by the vendor. Also when you need to get your order in by at TalesofWonder for preorders.
  • RES: Resolicit – A new listing for a product that was previously solicited in PREVIEWS or New to Order, and which is being listed anew since the original Solicitation was cancelled either by the vendor or by Diamon
  • O/A: Offered Again – This designates an item that has been previously solicited and released, but is being solicited agai

ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE DUE TO PAPER SHORTAGES, PRINTER JAMS, AND SHIPPING CONFLICTS.

Hardcovers

THE BOYS OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC

Writer: Garth Ennis
Artist: Darick Robertson
Cover: Darick Robertson

On Sale Date: 04/27/2022

To Celebrate the 15th Anniversary, Dynamite is offering three all-new oversized hardcover omnibus volumes of The Boys. This first volume compiles the first 30 amazing issues of the critically acclaimed series, with a hit television adaptation currently running on Amazon Prime!

This is going to hurt! In a world where costumed heroes soar through the sky and masked vigilantes prowl the night, someone’s got to make sure the “supes” don’t get out of line. And someone will!

Billy Butcher, Wee Hughie, Mother’s Milk, The Frenchman, and The Female are The Boys: A CIA-backed team of very dangerous people, each one dedicated to the struggle against the most dangerous force on Earth – superpowers! Some superheroes have to be watched. Some have to be controlled. And some of them – sometimes – need to be taken out of the picture. That’s when you call in The Boys!

Contains the stories: The Name of the Game, Get Some, Cheery, Glorious Five Year Plan, Good for the Soul, I Tell you No lie, GI and We Gotta Go Now. Also includes all covers and bonus materials, including script pages, special introductions, alternate covers and more!

Collecting The Boys #1-30.

792 PGS./RATED M …$99.99
ISBN-13: 978-1-5241-2177-8

Trade Paperbacks

VAMPIRELLA VOL. 4: RED MASS TP

Writer: Chrisopher Priest
Artist: Ergun Gunduz, Giovanni Timpano, Madibek Musabekov, Chris Graves
Cover: Kyuyong Eom

ON SALE DATE: 04/27/2022

This final volume of Christopher Priest’s core run on the record-breaking 50th anniversary celebration of Vampirella includes a trio of pivotal and exciting tales of the Daughter of Drakulon. The star of the show here is “”The Long Night,”” concluding his long arc, as Vampirella returns from her interstellar journey pursued by the enigmatic vampire-hunting Shane. Events are set in motion and past secrets revealed that will lead to the blockbuster final issue featuring… Vampi’s wedding to Dracula!

Then flash back to the “”Chokula”” arc featuring a beach vacation, a romantic fling, and more development of the all-new Draculina as the title celebrated Black History Month with guest artist Giovanni Timpano and striking covers by some of the greatest African American artists of our time. Last but certainly not least, artist Madibek Musabekov checks in for a special horror themed issue artistically tributing the Warren era.

Collecting Vampirella (2019) #7-8, 15, 22-25

136 PGS./RATED T+ …$19.99
ISBN-13: 978-1-5241-2143-3

THUNDEROUS TP

Writer: M. L. Smoker and Natalie Peeterse
Artist: Dale Deforest
Cover: Oriol Vidal

ON SALE DATE: 04/13/2022

If Aiyana hears one more traditional Lakota story, she’ll scream! More interested in her social media presence than her Native American heritage, Aiyana is shocked when she suddenly finds herself in the magical Spirit World-with no cell coverage!

Pursued by the evil trickster Raven, Aiyana struggles to get back home, but is helped by friends and allies she meets along the way. Her dangerous journey through the Spirit World tests her fortitude and challenges her to embrace her Lakota roots. But will it be enough to defeat the cruel and powerful Raven?

96 PGS./RATED T+ …$19.99
ISBN-13: 978-1-9482-0646-4

PAW PATROL: PAWSOME PUPPETS! TP

ON SALE DATE: 04/13/2022

Preschoolers love puppets! With All Paws On Deck!

Make Your Own PAW Patrol PUPpets!, no book is too big, and no PUPpet too small, as young PAW Patrol fans learn to create their own fun, colorful PUPpets for endless hours of homespun fun and Adventure Bay play! Simple step-by-step craft instructions matched with clear photographs and illustrations guide boys and girls through the totally “paws on” process of crafting 12 different bright, playful PAW Patrol puppets, using age-appropriate materials and tools . . . and with only limited help from adults.

Book includes a bonus chapter, with tips for putting on the best puppet shows, ways to construct a cool puppet theater at home, and simple performance ideas and funny mini-scripts for even the youngest PAW Patrol fans to act out with their puppets!

All Paws On Deck! Make Your Own PAW Patrol PUP-pets! comes with punch-outs of the characters’ facial features and accessories (for making realistic replicas of their favorite characters, and hand/finger puppet templates for tracing . . .while helping bring their homemade PAW Patrol PUPpets to life!

48 PGS./RATED ALL AGES …$12.99
ISBN-13: 978-1-9482-0644-0

Single Issues

PROJECT SUPERPOWERS: FRACTURED STATES #1

Writer: Ron Marz, Andy Lanning
Artist: Emilio Utrera
Cover A: Mike Rooth
Cover B: Gary Frank
Cover C: Geraldo Borges
Cover D: Paula Andrade
Cover E: Rus Wooten

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: SuperHero
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/06/2022

As the nation is torn apart, someone is murdering all the patriotic heroes.

A mysterious amnesiac awakens in a sealed underground base, naked and abandoned. This John Doe emerges to the year 2052, where the entire Project Superpowers Universe has been turned on its head. The United States is no more, ravaged by environmental disaster, and fragmented into warring regions. The Black Terror is now many — revolutionaries trying to save the republic. But who IS John Doe? Why can’t he remember anything? And does his presence in this brave new world bring its salvation…or its doom?

JOHN CARTER OF MARS #1

Writer: Chuck Brown
Artist: George Kambadais
Cover A: Jonathan Case
Cover B: Joseph Michael Linsner
Cover C: Sebastian Piriz
Cover D: George Kambadais
Cover E: Cosplay

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Science Fiction/Fantasy
Page Count: 32
On Sale Date: 04/20/2022

Soldier. Outcast. Husband. Hero. Award-winning author CHUCK BROWN (Bitter Root, Aquamen) and dynamic illustrator GEORGE KAMBADAIS (Firefly) present a bold sci-fi vision of a classic titan!

It is the year 1919. An asteroid of pure Ninth hurtles towards Earth. Its teeming power slowly melds the people of Earth to Mars, and Mars to Earth. John Carter is RIPPED from everything he knows, powerless and confused, suddenly in battle with Martian Apes…in Virginia.

Strap in for full-octane adventure every month…in JOHN CARTER OF MARS!

IMMORTAL RED SONJA #1

Writer: Dan Abnett
Artist: Alessandro Miracolo
Cover A: Jae Lee
Cover B: Junggeun Yoon
Cover C: Joseph Michael Linsner
Cover D: Sean Izaakse
Cover E: Cosplay

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Sword & Sorcery
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/13/2022

Sonja…as you have never witnessed!

It is a time of British legend! A young Red Sonja, cursed by mysterious chainmail, seeks counsel with the mysterious MERLIN. She seeks to be rid of her curse, in order to forge a future of fantasy and adventure! She will be pursued by the loathsome GREEN KNIGHT, and if she survives and arrives at the Castle Of Merlin, what she finds would be infinitely more than she bargained for.

By the all-star creative team of DAN ABNETT (Justice League Odyssey) and ALESSANDRO MIRACOLO (Red Sonja)!

Bettie Page #2: The Alien Agenda

Writer: Ani-Mia
Artist: Celor
Cover A: Joseph Michael Linsner
Cover B: Josh Burns
Cover C: Stephane Roux
Cover D: Jimmy Broxton
Cover E: Ani-Mia (Cosplay)

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Action/Adventure
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/13/2022

Bettie and her team are hot on the trail to discover the location of the alien stash of potential weapons. After working together to deduce that their first stop is in Egypt, the ladies head off to start exploring the ancient tombs of Djosser. What will they find hidden deep within the stone pyramid? Booby traps? Snake pits? Aliens? Follow Bettie, Sofia and Young-ja as they continue pursuing their alien enemies in order to protect humanity from possible devastation. 

DIE!NAMITE NEVER DIES #2

Writer: Fred Van Lente
Artist: Vincenzo Carratu
Cover A: Tony Fleecs
Cover B: Lucio Parrillo
Cover C: Arthur Suydam
Cover D: Lesley “Leirix” Li
Cover E: Cosplay

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: SuperHero, Horror
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/06/2022

Vampirella! Evil Sonja! Pantha! Tarzan! Against soooooooooooooooooooo many zombies! To stop the invasion, they’re going to have to travel to Barsoom to find Issus, the Martian Goddess of Death…but Zombie John Carter and Zombie Dejah Thoris are waiting to stop them!

DRACULINA #3

Writer: Christoper Priest
Artist: Michael Sta. Maria
Cover A: Collette Turner
Cover B: Rose Besch
Cover C: Guillem March
Cover D: Rafael Kayanan
Cover E: Cosplay (Panda Valentine)

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Horror, Action/Adventure
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/13/2022

“Immortal Beloved”

Having been tipped off to Draculina’s arrival in our plane of existence, the demon Belial—who stole Draculina from Vampirella’s and her mother Lilith when Draculina was small—sets out to reclaim his lost child, taking in the preteen Katie, Draculina’s snotty alter ego, for the strangest father’s day in history. Meanwhile Draculina continues assembling pieces of the Daemon Periapt, an ancient talisman capable of killing Belial, while she struggles to break the demonic bond linking her to the child Katie.

PANTHA #4

Writer: Tom Sniegoski, Jeannine Acheson
Artist: Igor Lima
Cover A: Giuseppe Matteoni
Cover B: Vincent Aseo
Cover C: Elena Pianta
Cover D: Jorge Fornes
Cover E: Al Barrionuevo

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Horror, Action/Adventure
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/06/2022

Gravely injured from her battle with Ta-Nakht’s newest insect drones, Pantha and Nick escape to the Mortalists’ safe house, the House of Woe.  But there may be a traitor in their midst, one of their own who will use their greatest fears against them as they prepare for the final confrontation with the god-eater that is Ta-Nakht.  

HELL SONJA #4

Writer: Christopher Hastings
Artist: Pasquale Qualano
Cover A: Lucio Parrillo
Cover B: Jae Lee
Cover C: Junggeun Yoon
Cover D: Joseph Michael Linsner
Cover E: Cosplay – Gracie The Cosplay Lass

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Horror, Action/Adventure
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/06/2022

Rumors of escape plots have made Hell Sonja paranoid. She refuses to divulge mission pertinent information to her strike team, before sending them off on an impossible mission. This leads to the Hell Sonjas finding themselves trapped on a modern day airliner mid-flight without the use of their weapons…and unsure which fellow passenger is their quarry!

Vampirella/Dracula: Unholy #5

Writer: Christopher Priest
Artist: Donny Hadiwidjaja
Cover A: Lucio Parrillo
Cover B: Rose Besch
Cover C: Shannon Maer
Cover D: Adam Hughes
Cover E: Cosplay (Nereid)

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Horror, Action/Adventure
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/27/2022

Vampirella’s efforts to save the man she loves have completely collapsed. After the shocking revelation concluding our last issue (see below, which Matt absolutely won’t spoil here), Vampirella finds herself completely outflanked by the Lord of Darkness! Dracula has fully assimilated his human host while his shadow army, Lumea Următoare, prepares Vampirella as a ritual sacrifice—with her mother’s blessing! Can this unholy love survive?

EVIL ERNIE #5

Writer: Scott Lobdell
Artist: Ariel Medel
Cover A: Arthur Suydam
Cover B: Phillip Tan

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Horror
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/13/2022

This is it, dare we say, the fiery conclusion of the Dynamite rebirth of Evil Ernie under the steady hand of writer Scott Lobdell and artist Ariel Medel!

Yes, we dare! It. Ends. Here. Or does it? (well, yes, this series does, but Ernie will “live” on, that’s for sure!) In any event, things get very complicated in our story of the ultimate split personality from hell (and the love triangle from hell!) as Ernie and Ernest come face-to-face… in a way you’d never expect!

JENNIFER BLOOD #7

Writer: Fred Van Lente
Artist: Vincenzo Federici
Cover A: Tim Bradstreet
Cover B: Joseph Michael Linsner
Cover C: Lesley “Leirix” Li
Cover D: Junggeun Yoon
Cover E: Cosplay (Rachel Hollon)

Price: $3.99
Rating: Mature
Genre: Action/Adventure
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/20/2022

“BLOOD DEBT” continues! Jennifer Blood’s body count was high enough already…now that she’s teamed up with a legendary hitman with a death wish, all hell’s gonna break loose!

RED SONJA #8

Writer: Mirka Andolfo
Artist: Giuseppe Cafaro
Cover A: Mirka Andolfo
Cover B: Lesley ‘Leirix’ Li
Cover C: Joseph Michael Linsner
Cover D: Sozomaika
Cover E: Cosplay (Tabitha Lyons)

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Sword and Sorcery
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/27/2022

As a new, deadly threat comes fuller into focus, the schism between Red Sitha and Red Sonja widens. Their connection dims. Sitha’s penchant for violence, her inability to keep her demons at bay, are soon to lead to a confrontation, with only one surviving…

BARBARELLA #9

Writer: Sarah Hoyt
Artist: Madibek Musabekov
Cover A: Carla Cohen
Cover B: Derrick Chew
Cover C: Butch Guice
Cover D: Celina
Cover E: Cosplay (Rachel Hollon)

Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen+
Genre: Science Fiction/Adventure
Page Count: 32

On Sale Date: 04/27/2022

The penultimate issue for this current installment! Beauty meets beautiful (and highly defended) beast as Barbarella takes the fight right to The Lady’s doorstep. Doing so means tracking down The Lady’s hidden home world and doing that means fighting through the masses determined to keep it hidden! If it’s that hard to make planetfall, what the heck awaits our hero?  And what is the incredible, tragic connection between The Lady and Taln?! All this, and cringy one-liners, too!