DREADSTAR NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER!
Jim Starlin’s Epic Creation Reborn!
25, 2003, Runnemede, NJ -- Dynamic Forces proudly presents,
for the first time anywhere, the epic Jim Starlin Dreadstar
series in a full-color deluxe hardcover collection!
Forces has arranged with Jim Starlin to collect the first
12 issues of
the groundbreaking series that was originally published by
Epic in 1982. This classic series not only helped to launch
the original Marvel Epic imprint, but was the first creator-owned
property from Marvel. The series was so popular at the time,
that Marvel also republished these stories to the newsstand
market under the title Dreadstar & Company in 1985, a
first at the time!
features the adventures of Vanth Dreadstar and his crew. The
series began in Epic Illustrated as “Metamorphasis Odyssey,”
continued at Eclipse with the “The Price” one
shot, started under its own title with the Marvel Graphic
Novel, and then came out as a monthly series under the Epic
of Starlin's series was that of Vanth Dreadstar, the last
survivor of the destroyed Milky Way galaxy, as he found himself
transported to the Empirical Galaxy, where he was recruited
by the sorcerer Syzygy Darklock to help bring an end to a
two-hundred-year-old war between the corrupt Monarchy and
the fanatical Instrumentality.
DREADSTAR DEFINITIVE HARDCOVER COLLECTION!
classic Dreadstar is finally collected in Hardcover format!
Over 20 years in the making and close to 400 pages of story,
art and more! This beautiful Hardcover Edition is available
exclusively through the comic and specialty market!
first time ever, the first and complete arc (made up of the
first 12 issues) from Starlin’s epic saga is collected
in one place! The pages in this new edition have been produced
by digitally scanning from the original film, and new dust-jacket
art created by Starlin exclusively for this Definitive Hardcover
Edition! Also featuring the original covers and character
art! Plus, each hardcover edition will be personally signed
by Jim Starlin on a special tip-in sheet! Also features an
introduction by Walter Simonson!
Suggested Retail Price
LIMITED TO INITIAL ORDERS
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can't tell you how happy I am to see this series get republished,"
Jim Starlin, creator, writer and artist of the Dreadstar series.
"Thanks to modern technology, a new generation will get
the chance to go soaring with Mr. D."
Note: Special Ordering incentives are available, please contact
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P Starlin, on October 9th, 1949 in Detroit Michigan, Jim was
educated in a Parochial (Catholic) grade school and public
high school. He served in the U.S. Navy, 1968-71, as a photographer’s
mate and then started at Marvel Comics in 1972, and has been
working on and off with comics ever since. His credits include
Amazing Spiderman, Avengers, Batman, Batman: The Cult, Batman
Family, 'Breed, Brute, Captain Marvel, Cosmic Odyssey, Creepy,
Daredevil, Daredevil/Black Widow: Abattoir, Darklon The Mystic,
DC Comics Presents, Death of Captain Marvel, Detective, Doctor
Strange, Dreadstar, Eerie, Epic Illustrated, Fear, Fighting
American, Gilgamesh II, Hardcore Station, Heavy Metal, Heroes
Against Hunger, Heroes for Hope, Hellboy's Weird Tales, House
of Secrets, Incredible Hulk, Infinity Abyss, Infinity Crusade,
Infinity Gauntlet, Infinity War, Iron Man, Legion of Superheroes,
Marvel Spotlight, Marvel Team-Up, Marvel Two-in-One, Master
of Kung Fu, Omac, The Price, Punisher, Rampaging Hulk, Silver
Surfer, Silver Surfer/Warlock: Resurrection, Spaceknights,
Special Marvel Edition, Star*Reach, Strange Tales, Supreme,
Sword of Sorcery, Thanos Quest, Thor, Unity 2000, Warlock,
Warlock and the Infinity Watch, Warlord, The Weird, and Wyrd:
The Reluctant Warrior and most recently Marvel: The End and
the Thanos series for Marvel and "Luna Moth" in
Michael Chabon Presents . . . The Amazing Adventures of the
Escapist. Jim also co-wrote four novels with Diana Graziunas:
Among Madmen, Lady El, Pawns (serialized in Dreadstar) and
Thinning the Predators (released in paperback as Predators).
He remains a co-founder of Electric Prism, a software design,
new media company in Woodstock, NY.
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