Vampirella in Dynamite’s July 2019 Solicitations

Dynamite released their July 2019 solicitations today and Vampirella is featured quite heavily. Rather than talk about each one individually, I will list each one below. There are a few brand new announcements that we haven’t heard about previously such as a reprinting of Vampirella #1 from 1969 and new enamel pins based on the work of Jose Gonzalez and Joseph Michael Linsner.

VAMPIRELLA #1
Writer: Christopher Priest
Art: Ergun Gündüz
Cover A: Frank Cho
Cover B: Alex Ross
Cover C: Joe Jusko
Cover D: Guillem March
Cover E: Cosplay
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen +
Genre: Horror, Action/Adventure
Page Count: 32 Pages
ON SALE DATE: 7/17/2019
In July 1969, the world was first introduced to Vampirella.  50 years later, she doesn’t look a day older!!!!  Now, to celebrate her gold anniversary, Dynamite is launching a brand-new, ongoing series featuring the talents of Christopher Priest (Black Panther, Deathstroke, Quantum & Woody, Justice League) and European star/American star-in-the-making, Ergün Gündüz (Tales of the Great War, Taxi Tales)!  You’ll experience the first, mysterious taste of things to come in Vampirella Free Comic Book Day #0, and the story continues here!!

VAMPIRELLA #1 – BLANK COMIC EDITION
Cover A: Blank Comic
Writer: Christopher Priest
Art: Ergun Gündüz
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen +
Genre: Horror, Action/Adventure
Page Count: 32 Pages
ON SALE DATE: 7/17/2019
In honor of Vampirella’s 50th Anniversary, Dynamite’s embracing the extraordinary talent of her dedicated fanbase and offering a Vampirella #1 Blank Comic Edition! Featuring sketch-quality paper inside one of our logo’d, Blank covers, you can now craft and draft your very own Vampi adventure!

VAMPIRELLA #1 (1969) REPLICA EDITION
Cover: Frank Frazetta
Writer: Forrest J. Ackerman, Don Glut, Nicola Cuti
Art: Frank Frazetta, Tom Sutton, Billy Graham, Reed Crandall, Neal Adams, Mike Royer, Tony Tallarico, Ernie Colon
Genre: Horror, Action/Adventure
Publication Date: July 2019
Price: $6.99
Rating: Teen +
Page Count: 66 Pages
ON SALE DATE: 7/17/2019
Dynamite Superstar Vampirella got her start in 1969 as a Horror comic ‘hostess,’ and she’s gone through 50 years of story evolution since to become the iconic character that we all know and love! While we’re celebrating her illustrious career, we’re also taking a look back at where this blood-sucking babe got her start!
This Limited Replica Edition of Vampirella #1 is exactly what it says on the tin, a magazine-sized, 66-Page celebration of the Daugher of Draculon’s first time in print! This special reprint includes every story and even advertisements exactly as they looked half a century ago! Warren’s sharp-eyed editors assembled the best talents across the world to write and draw timeless stories. This first issue features a diverse range of masters, including Neal Adams (Batman, Green Lantern), Reed Crandall (Blackhawk, EC Comics), longtime Jack Kirby inker Mike Royer, and other greats such as Tom Sutton, Ernie Colon and Tony Tallarico. All under an unforgettable cover by Frank Frazetta.
Check out the Vampirella Archive HC series for more Warren-Era Vampirella!

RED SONJA & VAMPIRELLA MEET BETTY & VERONICA #3
Writer: Amy Chu
Art: Maria Sanapo
Cover A: Fay Dalton
Cover B: Robert Hack
Cover C: Laura Braga
Cover D: Dan Parent
Cover E: Cat Staggs
Price: $3.99
Rating: Teen +
Genre: Crossover Adventure
Page Count: 32 Pages
ON SALE DATE: 7/24/2019
Things are getting weirder and weirder in Riverdale as Red Sonja and Vampirella investigate a string of grisly murders with the help of their new friends Betty and Veronica. But as the body count increases and the leads dry up, police suspicion turns to the outsiders who need to find the real murderer and FAST.

VAMPIRELLA ARCHIVE VOLUME ONE Hardcover – NEW PRINTING
Writer: Various
Art: Various
Cover: Frank Frazetta
ISBN-13: 978-1-60690-175-5
Price: $49.99
Rating: Mature
Genre: Horror
Publication Date: July 2019
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 232 Pages
ON SALE DATE: 7/17/2019
In September 1969, Vampirella #1 debuted with a stunning cover by the legendary Frank Frazetta — and quickly made publishing history! The writers and artists that contributed during the magazine’s original run included Jose Gonzalez, Archie Goodwin, Doug Moench, Bernie Wrightson, Barry Windsor Smith, Esteban Maroto, Frank Brunner, Mike Ploog, Rudy Nebres, Richard Corben, Pablo Marcos, Wally Wood, and many more! Dynamite now collects this legendary magazine in a hardcover archive collection!
Featuring work by Forest J. Ackerman, Don Glut, Tom Sutton, Neal Adams, Ernie Colon, Billy Graham, Alan Weiss, Jeff Jones, and Frank Frazetta, Volume One collects the first five terrifying issues of the magazine’s original run, reprinted in its original magazine-sized format.

VAMPIRELLA: ROSES FOR THE DEAD Hardcover
Writer: Kristina Deak-Linsner
Art: Joseph Michael Linsner
Cover: Joseph Michael Linsner
ISBN-13: 978-1-5241-0833-5
Price: $19.99
Rating: Teen +
Genre: Horror, Superhero Adventure
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 104 Pages
ON SALE DATE: 7/10/2019
Fan Favorite artist Joe Michael Linsner is joined by writer Kristina Deak-Linsner to create a Vampirella story that takes Vampi back-to-basics as Dynamite prepares to celebrate her 50th Anniversary in 2019!
Vampirella hunts down a sexual predator in order to feed her insatiable thirst for blood. While tracking him down to a Philadelphia nightclub, Evily the Witch bars her path. They clash and the plan is thwarted. Do they both decide to team up against him, or remain at odds? Whatever the means, Vampi vows to get revenge!

VAMPIRELLA VS. REANIMATOR Trade Paperback
Writer: Cullen Bunn
Art: Blacky Shepherd
Cover: Johnny Desjardins
ISBN-13: 978-1-5241-1149-6
Price: $17.99
Rating: Mature
Genre: Horror
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 104 Pages
ON SALE DATE: 7/3/2019
Herbert West–the Reanimator–has long sought the secret to perfecting his reagent and break death’s hold on mankind once and for all. The key to his success lies in only one place–the forbidden tomb of the Aztec god of death! But disturbing sleeping gods is as troubling (to put it mildly) as raising the uncontrollable, murderous dead… especially when this deity is an ancient enemy of Vampirella of Drakulon! It’s vampire versus mad scientist in a battle that threatens to tear the gates of the underworld asunder!

J. MICHAEL LINSNER VAMPIRELLA 50th ANNIVERSARY PREMIUM ENAMEL PIN
Price: $12.99
Art: Joseph Michael Linsner
Size: 3” H
2019 marks Vampirella’s 50th year as the “ultimate queen of the vampires” and Dynamite is celebrating her long history with two premium enamel pins representing her past and present. With the success of Vampirella: Roses for the Dead and Dawn/Vampirella, Joseph Michael Linsner is currently one of Vampirella’s most memorable artists, and his modern rendering of her makes a beautiful pin for her big year!

JOSE GONZALEZ VAMPIRELLA 50th ANNIVERSARY PREMIUM ENAMEL PIN
Price: $12.99
Art: Jose Gonzalez
Size: 3” H
2019 marks Vampirella’s 50th year as the “ultimate queen of the vampires” and Dynamite is celebrating her long history with two premium enamel pins representing her past and present. Renown illustrator, Jose Gonzalez, created one of Vampirella’s most iconic images that continues to exemplify her character to this day, making this strong and impressive pose the clear choice to represent Vampirella’s origins 50 years ago.

VAMPIRELLA JOSE GONZALEZ VINTAGE DOOR POSTER
Price: $34.95
Art: Jose Gonzalez
BACK IN PRINT!! AGAIN!! You’ve been begging for it! Now, you got it! Dynamite is reprinting one of the crown jewels of Vampirella collectibles: the Jose Gonzalez Door Poster! Die-hard fans have often paid top dollar for this, but now you too will finally be able to take one home! Measuring 24” x 72”, this big, beautiful baby allows you to put your love of Vampi on display!

VAMPIRELLA 50TH ANNIVERSARY ULTRA-PREMIUM TRADING CARDS – INDIVIDUAL FOIL PACK
Rating: Teen +
Art: Various
Genre: Horror
Dynamite proudly presents the definitive VAMPIRELLA 50th Anniversary trading card set featuring a large selection of the iconic and seductive siren’s fan-favorite art and artists. This specially culled, rare art portrays five decades of the world-renown raven-haired beauty in all her majestic, blood-curdling glory! This set is a collector’s dream and includes an 18-card base set, PLUS Dynamite chase cards that include: 12 autographed cards, 12 Line Art cards, 9-card puzzle cards, 2-box-topper special cards, and thousands of one-of-a-kind hand drawn original art signed sketch cards.  Every autographed card featuring a color ink or ultra-rare, gold ink signature!  Every individual foil pack includes 2 Base Cards, 2 Sketch Cards, 1 Line Art Card, 1 Puzzle Card, and 1 Autographed Card. Every specially designed, 4-color box includes 12 foil packs.
Featuring art from: Joe Jusko, Joseph Michael Linsner, Jae Lee, Mike Mignola, Bill Sienkiewicz, Adam Hughes, David Mack, Tom Mandrake, Nei Ruffino, Maria Sanapo, Joe Quesada, Jimmy Palmiotti, Luis Small Jr., Mark Texiera, Mike Mayhew, Tyler Kirkham, Joe Chiodo, Dorian Cleavanger, Kevin Lau, David Finch, Jose H. Williams, Greg Hildebrandt, Brian Stelfreeze, Gary Frank, Nelson, Beck, Michael Golden, Mike Choi, Mike Lilly, Amanda Conner, Alex Horley, Arthur Suydam, Steven Segovia, Dan Brereton, Al Rio, Jenny Frison, Bruce Timm, Neal Adams, Mike Deodato Jr., Rudi Nebres, Pablo Marcos and many, many more!
This set includes an 18-card base set, PLUS Dynamite chase cards that include:
18 Base Cards
12 Line Art Cards
9 Puzzle Cards
12 Autographed Cards
Thousands of hand-drawn original art Sketch Cards
2-Box-Topper Special Cards

JOE JUSKO VAMPIRELLA 50TH ANNIVERSARY MASTERPIECE HIGH-END GICLEE
Art: Joe Jusko
Price: $699.99
For the latest premium piece in the Dynamite Giclée Program, a beautiful Vampirella painting by the legendary Joe Jusko has been selected to celebrate the heroine’s banner 50thanniversary. Jusko is treasured by Vampirella fans for his classic, fully-painted Blood Lust (1997) prestige miniseries with James Robinson, as well as countless captivating covers and other projects. In this piece, originally used for a rare, out-of-print box set, he portrays Vampi alongside her greatest friends and foes. Featured cast include Vampi’s frenemy Pantha, her manipulative mother Lilith, foes Dracula and the Blood Red Queen of Hearts, and longtime allies Adam Van Helsing and Pendragon. The giclée measures 34 3/4″ X 17 1/2”.
Giclée are highest-end reproductions that capture every detail of the original humanly, mechanically, or technically possible. The resulting print has no perceptible dot pattern, an endless array of richly-saturated color, and every nuance of the original image. The latest inks offer a 70-year light-fastness and UV-resistance under museum archival conditions. Beyond this description, a giclée print simply must be seen to be fully appreciated. Printed on canvas, stretched, then framed, these high-end Canvas giclée are the ultimate tribute to this famous moment in comic book history! There are less than a handful of these being made, so hurry now!

 

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