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*FLASH: New Sonja Poster By Frank Cho!!!*
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    Smile *FLASH: New Sonja Poster By Frank Cho!!!*



    AWESOME news from the coalface guys! Into it!



    FRANK CHO'S "SAVAGE" RED SONJA FEATURED AS DYNAMITE SELECT POSTER

    Cover of Savage Red Sonja #1 Available as a "Dynamite" New Poster!




    February 20, 2007, Runnemede, NJ
    - Dynamite Entertainment released images and information today announcing the next Dynamite Select Poster which will showcase Frank Cho's amazing cover for Savage Red Sonja: Queen of the Frozen Wastes #1. Advance orders are being taken for the Dynamite Select: Savage Red Sonja Poster by Frank Cho now, with shipping scheduled for a May release.

    2007 marks the 35th anniversary of Red Sonja's first comic book appearance, and the Dynamite Select: Savage Red Sonja Poster by Frank Cho is another outstanding contribution to Dynamite's celebration of the She-Devil with a Sword's anniversary. Originally presented as a cover to the premier issue of the acclaimed mini-series Savage Red Sonja: Queen of the Frozen Wastes, this Dynamite Select Poster by Frank Cho captures the danger and excitement that has made Dynamite's Red Sonja series so popular.

    The SAVAGE RED SONJA: QUEEN OF THE FROZEN WASTES mini-series was co-written by Frank Cho and veteran comic book writer Doug Murray, with art by "Dynamite" artistic sensation Homs. Queen of the Frozen Wastes follows Red Sonja into the chilling northern territories of the Hyborian Age where she encountered an evil destined to conquer the world. This dramatic action packed series featured covers by Frank Cho, Mark Texeira, Stjepan Sejic and series artist Homs! The series will be available in a deluxe hardcover edition on May (http://www.dynamiteentertainment.com...en_Wastes.html)




    SAVAGE RED SONJA POSTER BY FRANK CHO (FEB073347)

    The Frank Cho cover for Savage Red Sonja #1 is now available as a Dynamite poster - measures 18" x 24"!

    NOTE: ADVANCE SOLCITED SHIPPING IN MAY

    For art and more information please visit: http://www.dynamiteentertainment.com...p-C106970.html

    Dynamite plans to have incredible support for this release with house ads, Diamond Previews Ads, online ads through news websites, as well as prints ads in Comic Shop News!


    ABOUT DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT

    DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling titles and properties. Beginning with their Army of Darkness comic book series - launching as the #1 independent comic in July of '04 - and recently ranked the #1 selling Independent Horror comic -- and continuing to their best-selling Red Sonja series - issue #0 alone selling over 240,000 copies and ongoing issues and one-shots recently ranked among the best-selling titles in unit sales and dollar volume - and not only has Dynamite consistently released Red Sonja as THE top selling single comic outside of Marvel and DC Comics, Dynamite successfully places more titles in the Top 100 than most non-Marvel, non-DC publishers. Dynamite's new monthly Battlestar Galactica series is the company's first major launch of '06, debuting with an impressive 175,000 copies in initial orders sold for the introductory #0 issue. Dynamite's ongoing Highlander comic book series launched to excess of 100,000 copies sold for issue #0. The recently released The Lone Ranger #1 sold out on its first day in comic shops, went in to an immediate 2nd printing, and the 2nd printing sold out from Dynamite!

    Now, in addition to the ongoing Red Sonja and AOD series, DYNAMITE has released the all-new Battlestar Galactica comic by Greg Pak and Nigel Raynor - launching with a specially priced #0 issue, having sold in excess of 175,000 copies and recently featured in the pages of TV Guide, A classic Battlestar Galactica comic book series, Xena by John Layman and Fabiano Neves, a Darkman vs. the Army of Darkness mini-series and is preparing the Lone Ranger with Brett Matthews and John Cassaday - and Dynamite has more on the horizon!

    In addition to the creators mentioned - Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics, including Alex (Justice) Ross, John (Astonishing X-Men) Cassaday, Michael (Superman/Batman, Aspen Comics) Turner, Jim (All-Star Batman) Lee, Michael (Red Sonja) Avon Oeming, Mike (Red Sonja/X-Men) Carey, Jim (Justice) Kruegar, Greg (The Incredible Hulk) Pak, Brett (Serenity, The Lone Ranger) Matthews - as well as working with up and coming new talent and enhancing strong creators!

    The company also produces new and classic material from such creators as Paul Gulacy and Doug Moench's Six from Sirius, Tim Truman's Scout, Carlos Trillo and Eduardo Risso's Borderline and other titles including Jim Starlin's Dreadstar, in addition to reprint editions of classic Red Sonja material and more.


    For updated information on Dynamite Entertainment and their titles, please visit the Dynamite website at
    www.dynamiteentertainment.com

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    Default Since I'm in an anally-retentive mood...

    One small detail - Sonja is right-handed; but her sword is slung as if she were left-handed.

    One huge (in more ways than one) detail; that axe is FAR to big and cumbersome to be any use in battle. At best you'd get one blow in - but then you'd get stabbed fifteen times while you're trying to pick the damn thing up again. Especially if (as the presence of the shield implies) you're trying to do it one-handed.

    Yes, I KNOW this is fantasy, and that every action hero from Achilles to James Bond is shown doing some pretty improbable things - but sometimes a line can be crossed and you end up with something that's just silly.

    Or is it just me?

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    Eh, that sort of thing doesn't bother me. But I have to agree that there was a better selection of covers for posters.

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    The axe doesn't bother me, primarily because she's not actually wielding it - -it could even be a trophy from some dead frost giant.

    What I do like about Cho's art, is that he can make Sonja look physically formidable while still sexy.

    ~Richard

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Pace
    The axe doesn't bother me, primarily because she's not actually wielding it - -it could even be a trophy from some dead frost giant.
    The Cho wraparound cover to issue 13? She's wielding someting pretty similar there.

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