Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris #1 Sells Out!


From the press release

April 8, 2011, Runnemede, NJ - Dynamite Entertainment is pleased to announce that Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris #1 has sold out at the distribution level twice at Diamond, and with Dynamite’s aggressive overprinting on the hit series, we shipped in emergency re-orders right away both times! Issues #2 and #3 are also selling well and #2 looks to be selling out as well! With no plans to go back to press for a second printing, we encourage retailers to advance re-order Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris #2, as well as the upcoming #3 while supplies last and to advance order plenty copies of #4 as this continues to be yet another huge hit for Dynamite Entertainment!

“There is clearly a huge demand from fans regarding Edgar Rice Burroughs’ stories, Warlord of Mars,” says Dynamite’s President and Publisher Nick Barrucci. “After our initial Warlord of Mars series exceeded all expectations - both creatively and commercially, we knew that our next book in the series would focus on Dejah Thoris, the Martin Princess. And retailers and fans have shown us that we made the right decision! The overwhelming demand for this first issue surpassed our expectations and we cannot wait for our fans to see what’s coming up!”

And in the highly anticipated issue #2 of Warlord of Mars: Dejah Thoris, Dejah Thoris is in the hands of the treacherous, conniving and downright sleazy Jeddak of Yorn. Yorn wants to make Dejah his concubine, but death is a thousand times preferable to dishonor for a Martian princess. Yorn had better watch his back, because Dejah is a whole lot more than just a pretty face! He is working to resurrect the ancient evil buried in the catacombs beneath Dejah’s city of Helium. Valian, his son, is soft and unassuming, the opposite of his father in every way. But it takes more than muscles to make a hero. Valian’s got a few surprises for his father in Dejah Thoris #2: The Awakening!

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DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, Green Hornet, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, Project Superpowers, Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time and more!

In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and best selling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Alex Ross, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Michael Avon Oeming, Mel Rubi, Marc Guggenheim, Stephen Sadowski, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, 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%). The company has also been nominated for several industry awards, including the prestigious Eisner Award.

Dynamite also controls and owns multiple library’s, including but not limited to the Vampirella library of casts and characters, The Superpowers library of characters, The Kirby: Genesis world of characters, and the Chaos! Comics universe of characters.

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