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  • *FLASH: Ross! Krueger! Dynamite! Superpowers!*

    News from the coalface guys! Into it!

    Alex Ross and Jim Krueger Unite for Dynamite's Golden Age Epic

    July 18, 2007, Runnemede, NJ
    - Dynamite Entertainment announced today that Alex Ross and Jim Krueger would be making "SUPERPOWERS" their next comic book project following their two-year smash run on DC's Justice! SUPERPOWERS was developed by Dynamite with the pair of fan-favorite creators.

    The project, described by Dynamite Publisher Nick Barrucci as "being in development for the last three years," is scheduled for release at the end of 2007 and marks the return of a host of classic Golden Age heroes and villains, all under the creative and artistic direction of Ross and writer Jim Krueger.

    "SUPERPOWERS will be unlike anything that Dynamite has done to date," continued Barrucci. "Not only in terms of the subject matter, but in terms of every approach we're taking with the series. After all, it's not everyday you get to work with Alex Ross. Although, I should throw in a tease that I'm living the dream of two lifetimes as this is just one of the projects we have cooking with Alex in 2007 and 2008!"

    I'm excited to work with so many classic comic icons," said Ross. "Dynamite's enthusiasm matches ours, and it's great working with them.

    ""SUPERPOWERS, for me, is a chance to do things with characters that don't have to live by the end of the series," said Krueger. "To a degree, this project is the best of two worlds -- the characters here are vital parts and icons in the history of heroes and comics. But at the same time, they can bleed, they can die, they don't have to remain the good guys. This project, both in story and in content, is about the freedom to be and create. Oh, and I get to work with Alex again."

    SUPERPOWERS will feature covers and character designs by Alex Ross, who is also co-plotting the series with Dynamite and writer Jim Krueger. The image accompanying this release is the first painted piece by Ross, and will be available through the booth #2419 at this month's Comic-Con International in San Diego. A special preview comic of "SUPERPOWERS" will also be available at the booth.

    More details on the series, including the launch and further creative details are forthcoming. The project is being teased by Dynamite with the following:

    From the dawn of the 20th Century came a new chapter in mankind's history, unleashed during a time of great war and destruction.

    It was the beginning of the Age of the SUPERPOWERS, yet with the closing of the Second World War, this new spark seemingly flickered and died.

    Until now...

    Now the story can be told of the great lost Superpowers -- men and women with incredible abilities who changed the course of mankind forever . . . and who had been thought lost . . .

    Until now . . .


    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 and whose 2nd print sold out within a short time of releasing in comics shops.

    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

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  • #2
    i'm impressed tell us more please


    • #3



      I remember these characters from Steranko's 2 volume "History of Comic Books" which I had as a lad. The Black Terror, the Flame, Green Lama, Pyroman, and ESPECIALLY Daredevil really captured my imagination. I always wanted to read their adventures and know what happened to them.

      Looks like I'll finally get the chance ...


      • #4

        Does this means we can also expect some golden age hardcover Dynamite Entertainment Archives or some best of hardcover all characters mixed up together related stories and origins?

        like Daredevil
        Last edited by Renaud; 07-21-2007, 06:33 PM.