Monday, April 4, 2011

Random Geekery: Preview Of Black Dynamite Comic Book

Press Release
Ape Entertainment, in partnership with Ars Nova, is proud to announce the release of the original 48 page one-shot Black Dynamite: Slave Island, inspired by the major motion picture BLACK DYNAMITE.

“Between the streets, Vietnam and the C.I.A., Black Dynamite thought he had seen it all. But nothing could have prepared him for his most dangerous mission yet! In BLACK DYNAMITE: SLAVE ISLAND, the world’s greatest Blaxploitation sensation uses his fists of fury to shut down a secret island where the Man still plays by 1850’s rules!” SLAVE ISLAND is based on a story by Michael Jai White, Byron Minns and Scott Sanders. Written by Brian Ash (The Boondocks),with inks by Jun Lofamia, one-shot is due in stores April 2011.

“We pick right up where the movie left off and continue with the same over the top action in the one-shot,” explained Brent E. Erwin, COO of Ape Entertainment. “When you are dealing with the quintessential badass, tough-as-nails hero, why would you change a thing?”

“SLAVE ISLAND is a blacktastic journey into a dynamite new world,” says the film’s director, Scott Sanders. “Ash and LoFamia created a spot-on recreation of the comics I loved as a kid, with an added Black Dynamite twist!”

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