Dynamic Forces is proud to announce that their third television special hosted by EVINE Live (evine.com), the digital retailer and television network delivering entertainment shopping to millions of viewers, will include one of the comic industry’s preeminent artists, Jae Lee (Batman/Superman
, Stephen King’s The Dark Tower
), illustrating live on-air for the viewing audience to enjoy. After successful appearances on EVINE Live in April and early May, Dynamic Forces will return with an all-new selection of high-end comic book collectibles, featuring some of the most wildly popular brands in mainstream culture, includingBatman/Superman
, Harley Quinn
, The Invaders
, and many more. The two-hour event will take place during EVINE Live’s 24 hour Collectors Day Event on Tuesday morning, May 26th, beginning at 3:00am EST (12:00am Midnight PST).
Dynamic Forces will offer a wide selection of products featuring autographed limited editions and hand-drawn sketches from the highest caliber of comic book creators. Their products range from all-time classics that celebrate milestone anniversaries to the hottest titles of this very year. The dedicated Dynamic Forces landing page at EVINE Live’s website is located at http://bit.ly/1IM0H8u, displaying their full assortment of collectible offerings.
Jae Lee’s participation in the television special will allow audiences a rare glimpse of a master comic storyteller in-process. Lee, a Korean-American artist with over twenty years’ experience in comic book illustration, has worked on dozens of high-profile projects, including Namor the Sub-Mariner
, The Dark Tower: Gunslinger Born
, The Inhumans
, Batman: Jekyll & Hyde
, and Before Watchmen: Ozymandias
. His work on The Inhumans
earned him the coveted Eisner Award, the highest honor in the comic book industry.While Dynamic Forces will offer numerous items on Tuesday morning’s airing, they proudly share a few spotlighted items in advance, including:Invaders Now! #1 Dynamic Forces Variant, Featuring Silver Signature by Artist John Romita
The greatest super heroes of World War II blaze into action, this time in the modern world. For the first time in decades, the original Invaders are alive and active at the same time, but a mysterious force has drawn them all together. This special #1 issue features fan-favorite characters Captain America, the Sub-Mariner, the original Human Torch, Toro, the Golden Age Vision, Spitfire, and Union Jack. John Romita, the masterful comic book artist who brought so many of Marvel Comics’ greatest heroes to four-color life, signs this exclusive variant edition — only available from Dynamic Forces — as part of their limited Silver Elite Signature program.Harley Quinn Invades Comic-Con #1, Signed by Inker Robert Campanella
Harley Quinn — the beloved Joker fanatic that stole fan hearts in Batman: The Animated Series
and is set to appear in the upcoming Suicide Squad
blockbuster film, takes over San Diego Comic-Con in this over-the-top issue. Amid the long lines and rambunctious crowds, she strives to get her own comic book published. Robert Campanella, a contributing artist to dozens upon dozens of Marvel and DC Comics, signs this fun-filled issue, in which he served as an inker.The Mighty Thor #1, Signed by Matt Fraction
A cornerstone of the Marvel comic book universe and major player in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (and the film, Avengers: Age of Ultron
), Thor returned to comics in this #1 launch issue, teaming up with fellow warrior Sif on a mission deep into the heart of the fractured World Tree to reclaim an artifact from beyond time and space… an item linked to the Silver Surfer and his dreaded master, Galactus the World-Eater. Matt Fraction — one of the hottest writers in comics today — not only wrote this issue, but provided his autograph as a seal of approval on his first issue.Superior Spider-Man #1 Skottie Young Variant, Signed by Stan Lee (Co-Creator of Spider-Man)
Stan Lee, the industry legend and co-creator of “marvelous” characters includingSpider-Man
, The Avengers
, Iron Man
, and Thor
, autographs this special variant edition of Superior Spider-Man
#1, featuring a cover illustration by wildly popular artist Skottie Young (Rocket Raccoon
). When Peter Parker met his demise, an all-new Spider-Man took to the skies of New York City… a once-fearsome foe who is better in every way. This is the must-have first chapter in the saga of revenge and redemption that shook the foundations of the Marvel Universe ever since.The Fantastic Four #587, Signed by Stan Lee (Co-Creator of The Fantastic Four)
In a move that shocked comic fans worldwide, Marvel’s ever-popular superhero The Human Torch met his demise and died heroically in this very issue. This concluded the “Three” storyline that captivated the mainstream media and industry press alike. This issue — and the death of such a renowned character from the First Family of Comics — signaled the beginning of major changes for the Marvel Universe as the Fantastic Four lost one of their founding members. To commemorate the occasion, Dynamic Forces welcomed Stan Lee, the co-creator of The Human Torch, to autograph the landmark issue, bringing a close to the story of his fiery hero.Franken-Castle #17 Variant, Signed by Artist John Romita
As art director of Marvel Comics in the 1970’s, John Romita designed some of Marvel’s most famous and infamous characters, including the brutal vigilante known as the Punisher. “Jazzy John” signs this marvelous collector’s item, a rare variant edition from the “Franken-Castle” Punisher
series.Django/Zorro #7, Signed in Gold by Cover Artist Jae Lee
Oscar Award-winning writer/director and Django creator Quentin Tarantino teams with Eisner Award-winning comic book creator Matt Wagner to write the official Django Unchained
sequel, uniting the gun-blazing Western hero with the legendary swordsman of literature, film, and comics: Zorro! Cover artist Jae Lee not only provided the instant-classic cover to this epic Western pairing, but signed the cover as part of Dynamic Forces’ Gold Elite Signature program.Batman/Superman #1, Signed in Red by Artist Jae Lee
The legendary meeting of two iconic heroes, the Dark Knight Detective and the Man of Steel, begins with this very issue, courtesy of cover and interior artist Jae Lee. With the upcoming team-up (and face-off) between the world’s finest superheroes in the feature film Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice
, this issue is undoubtedly a must-have collector’s item. This rare comic comes signed in red ink by Jae Lee himself.Masks 2 #1, Signed in Gold by Cover Artist Jae Lee
Legendary pulp heroes The Shadow, The Green Hornet, Kato, Black Terror, and many more join forces across the decades to face The Red Death, a villain who appears impossible to stop… and holds the devastating power to kill thousands of people in a matter of seconds. Jae Lee, the superstar artist of Batman/Superman
and the Eisner-Award winning Inhumans
, graces this cover with powerful image of these masked vigilantes — and signs the issue as part of Dynamic Forces’ Gold Elite Signature program.Uncle Scrooge #1 Golden Nugget Edition, Signed & Remarked in Gold by Artist Ken Haeser
Scrooge McDuck, the “richest duck in the world”, has been a hero to generations of comic book and cartoon fans, thanks to the classic Uncle Scrooge
comic book series and Disney’s very popular Ducktales
program. This #1 launch issue of the all-new Uncle Scrooge series comes with a blank white cover, illustrated in gold ink by renowned artist Ken Haeser (The Living Corpse
), capturing the wealthy waterfowl in the color he loved most.
The upcoming special marks the third time that Dynamic Forces has partnered with EVINE Live to provide rare and coveted comic book items to the network’s 88 million US homes. Dynamic Forces has over twenty years of experience in selling comic book-related merchandise on television, and their inclusion on EVINE Live continues a proud tradition of bringing comic book collectibles to television audiences directly in their homes.
Nick Barrucci, CEO of Dynamic Forces, says, “Our partnership with EVINE has been fantastic. It’s an absolute thrill, and I’m extremely excited to continue to bring comics to new fans young and old. And to make our third show even more special, we are fortunate to be able to bring superstar artist Jae Lee on the air. If you haven’t seen any shows to date, this is one you can’t miss!”
Viewers are invited to tune in to EVINE Live via cable and satellite, mobile apps, and live streaming online at evine.com. EVINE Live airs on DIRECTV channels 73 and 316, DISH Network channels 134 and 228 and the nation’s top cable providers. Find EVINE Live in your area: http://bit.ly/1CNa450. For more information on EVINE Live and to shop Dynamic Forces’ full assortment, visit http://bit.ly/1IM0H8u.
Earlier this week, Bleeding Cool reported that Valiant’s Divinity
#1 was going to a fifth printing. Here’s why.
For the second time in as many months, a new printing of Divinity
#1 by Matt Kindt
and Trevor Hairsine
has sold out at Diamond in advance of its on sale date, triggering an allocation at Diamond and the record-setting (for Valiant) fifth printing.
Just last month, the same scenario played out with the third printing, leading to the now sold-out fourth. Will you be able to find a copy on stands next week when it arrives alongside the series’ final chapter in Divinity
, which reveals the origin of Valiant’s first brand new, from-scratch character to headline their own title since the publisher’s award-winning relaunch, has been burning up in both critical and collector circles since issue #1 debuted in February.
And although his debut series will be over soon, we’re told by reputable sources to expect more from the character in the coming months. Earlier this week, Valiant’s August solicitations revealed that Divinity will be returning in Imperium
#7 by Joshua Dysart
and Scot Eaton
with more likely to follow from there… It would seem Valiant has big plans for their Soviet cosmonaut with god-like powers…
#1 warrants a sixth printing, the series will join the rarified ranks of Ms. Marvel
#1, Justice League
#1, Sex Criminals
#1 and only a few other titles in recent comics history. With so much heat behind it, could a proper sequel be too far behind? As they say…watch this space