February 21, Mt. Laurel, NJ: Behold... the daughter of fire! Red Sonja rescued and helped raise Sitha the Red from a fate eerily similar to her own. Now worldwide superstar creator Mirka Andolfo (Mercy, Unnatural) is expanding the breakout character into her own spotlight series coming this May!
Sitha's village was ransacked and brutalized by bandits, most of her family slain, not too unlike her adoptive mother Red Sonja's origin. Further, she was posessed by the spirit of the flame, Xamul. Through a perilous journey, Sonja was able to protect the young girl and teach her the ways of the warrior.
A decade has passed since those pivotal events in the flagship ongoing Red Sonja series by Mirka Andolfo. Sitha is now grown up, getting by as a fearsome young bounty hunter across the lands of Aquilonia. Her whole life is about to be upturned once more, when a figure from her past returns to loop her into a suicide mission. And how does Red Sonja factor in..?
The sensational Mirka Andolfo writes this series starring the character who first appeared in her Red Sonja (2021) #1. She's joined by fellow Italian artist Valentina Pinti, for what is sure to be a breakout project for the rising star.
Andolfo and Pinti both contribute gorgeous covers themselves to the title. In addition to them, they're joined by Junggeun Yoon and Paulina Ganucheau. Plus, a cosplay cover featuring Gracie the Cosplay Lass.
RED SONJA: RED SITHA #1 is solicited in Diamond Comic Distributors’ March 2022 Previews catalog, the premier source of merchandise for the comic book specialty market, and slated for release in May 2022. Comic book fans are encouraged to preorder copies of the issue with their local comic book retailers. It will also be available for individual customer purchase through digital platforms courtesy of Comixology, Kindle, iBooks, Google Play, Dynamite Digital, ComicsPlus, and more!
About Dynamite Entertainment
Dynamite was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, The Shadow, Red Sonja, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more. Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as Vampirella, Pantha, Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity, and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt. In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high-profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Gail Simone, Christopher Priest, Leah Moore, Kevin Smith, David Walker, Vita Ayala, Danny Lore, Neil Gaiman, Garth Ennis, Darick Robertson, Mark Russell, Brandon Thomas, Amy Chu, Reginald Hudlin, Nancy Collins, David Walker, Steve Orlando, Greg Pak, Jenny Frison, Matt Wagner, and a host of up-and-coming new talent. Dynamite is consistently ranked in the upper tiers of comic book publishers and several of their titles - including Alex Ross and Jim Krueger's Project Superpowers - have debuted in the Top Ten lists produced by Diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005, Diamond awarded the company a GEM award for Best New Publisher and another GEM in 2006 for Comics Publisher of the Year (under 5%) and again in 2011. The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards.