Preview : Michael Turner Cover Mercenaries

25 octobre 2007 Non Par Comic Box

[ENGLISH] Dynamite Entertainment tells us: DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT today has released images and information for the second and third issues of their hit action title, Mercenaries, the all-new comic book series based on the hard-hitting Mercenaries video game from Pandemic Studios! Mercenaries #1 (featuring connecting covers by Michael Turner!!!) hits the stands soon, and fans will be happy to know that issues #2 and #3 will be in stores soon after and will each weigh in at an impressive 40 pages each and feature stunning Michael Turner covers!

Writer Brian Reed and artist Edgar Salazar continue the pounding tale of Mattias, Chris and Jennifer – the MERCENARIES – as they are caught between the Chinese Army and a group of Freedom Fighters in the nation of Taiwan! But all is not as it seems and betrayals abound! Also, fans of Mercenaries should ask their retailer about the special « Foil » edition of Mercenaries #3.

« You are not a soldier. You don’t have to play by anyone’s rules. You have your own code: EVERYBODY PAYS. »

MERCENARIES #3 (OCT073404) Writer: Brian Reed; Pencils: Edgar Salazar; Covers: Michael Turner
MERCENARIES #2 (SEP073512) Writer: Brian Reed; Pencils: Edgar Salazar; Covers: Michael Turner
MERCENARIES #1 (AUG073484) Writer: Brian Reed; Pencils: Edgar Salazar; Covers: Michael Turner

Also Available: MERCENARIES #3 – FOIL COVER (OCT073406)
Also Available: MERCENARIES #2- FOIL EDITION (SEP073514)
Also Available: MERCENARIES #1 – FOIL EDITION (AUG073487)

About Pandemic Studios
With a long series of top-selling, critically acclaimed game releases, Pandemic Studios is one of the world’s premier developers of console and PC entertainment. Over its nine year history, Pandemic has established a reputation for producing award-winning, cutting edge original content and for enhancing the value of existing intellectual properties. Recent hits include sales-record setters Star Wars Battlefront™, and Star Wars Battlefront™ II, and three original Pandemic-created IPs: Mercenaries™, Destroy All Humans™, and Full Spectrum Warrior™. In addition to the recently released Destroy All Humans® 2, Pandemic is developing a number of new, original titles for next generation platforms at its Los Angeles and Brisbane studio locations. For more information on Pandemic and its games visit <> <> .

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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