Here’s a look at the covers, the storyline, and preview pages for this week’s new release from Dynamite Entertainment on New Comic Book Day! #NCBD
DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT COMICS
New Release for the week of April 3rd, 2019
Obey Me #1
Cover Artist: Ben Herrera
FC | 32 pages | Action/Adventure | $3.99 | Mature
Locked in a millennial conflict, the forces of Heaven and Hell wage war in the Material Realm using servants and mortals as proxies. Vanessa Held is a low-ranking lesser demon serving Ammon, the Archduke of Greed. She takes part in missions to further her boss’ plans while collecting the souls of those who had sold their soul to him. Join Vanessa and her Hellhound companion Monty through their assignments, becoming more powerful while taking on demons, corrupted humans and more. Welcome to the world of “Obey Me”
A wicked Mafia Don sold his soul to the devil and thought he could escape the pact. Ammon, the demon who sealed the pact is not having it, so he has sent one of his operatives to take the soul that is his property. Vanessa Held is tasked to find the target and reap his soul and for that purpose, she will be joined by Monty, a demon who committed a great sin and was punished, becoming a Hellhound, a familiar of sorts for younger demons, to serve as a mentor and guide.
Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment
Dynamite was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The Boys, The Shadow, Red Sonja, Warlord of Mars, Bionic Man, A Game of Thrones, and more. Dynamite owns and controls an extensive library with over 3,000 characters (which includes the Harris Comics and Chaos Comics properties), such as Vampirella, Pantha, Evil Ernie, Smiley the Psychotic Button, Chastity, and Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt. In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles and bestselling comics, Dynamite works with some of the most high-profile creators in comics and entertainment, including Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, Neil Gaiman, Andy Diggle, John Cassaday, Garth Ennis, Jae Lee, Marc Guggenheim, Mike Carey, Jim Krueger, Greg Pak, Brett Matthews, Matt Wagner, Gail Simone, Steve Niles, James Robinson, 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%) and again in 2011. The company has also been nominated for and won several industry awards, including the prestigious Harvey and Eisner Awards.