Thursday, December 11, 2014

Humble Bundle and Dynamite Comics Re-Team for Holiday's Biggest Comics Bundle



If there's anything that the Humble Bundles know, it's offering a slew of great media for a good price that goes to a great cause. And seeing as how Dynamite Entertainment is celebrating it's tenth anniversary, it only makes sense that the publisher team up with the Humble Bundle for a second time this year. This time, they'll be pulling out all the stops with top tier titles such as Bob's Burgers, The Twilight Zone and the Django/Zorro crossover, co-authored by Quentin Tarantino and Matt Wagner. In addition, this bundle boasts works by some of the industry's biggest superstars including Mark Waid, Darick Robertson, Garth Ennis, Gail Simone, Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, J. Michael Straczynski, David Mack, Howard Chaykin, Bill Willingham, Sean Phillips, Tim Seeley, Chuck Dixon, Andy Diggle, Duane Swierczynski, Joshua Hale Fialkov and many more fantastic writers and artists.

"Humble Bundle allows us a venue to reward our existing fans, and also an entry level to bring in new readers," said Dynamite Publisher and CEO Nick Barrucci. "We were truly humbled by the response to our first partnership earlier this year and really wanted to bring the biggest bundle possible for the grand finale of our 10th Anniversary celebration! We've now exceed the number of issues of our first bundle to over 3,500 pages of comics to read and enjoy from Dynamite's best-selling and award-winning creators. giving fans a lot of books to read over the holidays. This is the perfect gift to give to oneself during the holidays while also supporting several great causes."

Fans who choose to pay what they want for the Dynamite Bundle will receive 56 comics with a value of over $200 which includes Kevin Smith's Green Hornet #1, Dead Irons #1-4, Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson: Moon Called Vol. 1, Devilers #1-2, Hack/Slash/Eva: Monster's Ball #1-4, Doodle Jump #1, Alice Cooper #1, Mark Waid's The Green Hornet #1-3, Howard Chaykin's American Flagg! #1-6, Red Sonja: She Devil with a Sword #0-6, Chaos! #2-3, Legenderry #4-5, Pathfinder Vol. 2: Of Tooth and Claw, Dark Shadows: Year One #1-6, Queen Sonja #1-2, The Warriors #1-4 and Ex-Con #1.

Fans who beat the average price will also receive 105 comics total with a combined value of over $380 including Living Corpse Omnibus, Doodle Jump #2, Dean Koontz: Frankenstein - Prodigal Son, Curse of the Wendigo, Monster War #1-4, Devilers #3-4, Twilight Zone #1-4, Uncanny #1, Alice Cooper #2, Mark Waid's Green Hornet #4-6, Red Sonja Vol. 2, Pathfinder Vol. 2: Tooth and Claw, Kirby Genesis #0-8, Shaft #1 and Jim Butcher: Dresden War Cry #1-3. Super fans who support Dynamite's comics and creators by spending $15 or more will receive 143 comics total with a combined value of over $600 will receive all of the above, PLUS Zorro Vol. 1, The Complete Dracula, The Romita Legacy, The Boys: Definitive Edition Vol. 1 and The Heart of the Beast Graphic Novel 20th Anniversary Edition. Customers who buy the bundle will receive the first three issues of Bob's Burgers and can share the first issue with a friend, by utilizing Dynamite's gifting promotion. Those who refer this bundle to a friend will be rewarded with a copy of the first issue of the Django/Zorro crossover.

Additionally, every day at 2:00pm EST throughout the promotion, a digital comic book will be made available as a free download to fans, kicking off with a free digital copy of Red Sonja #7 written by Gail Simone. And as with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the publisher and charity. The Humble Dynamite MEGA Holidays Bundle supports Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières, Make-A-Wish, as well as the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund which defends first amendment rights of comic book professionals nationwide. The Humble Dynamite MEGA Holidays Bundle runs for two weeks and ends Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11 AM Pacific time.

Full press release below.
HUMBLE BUNDLE & DYNAMITE COMICS RE-TEAM 
FOR HOLIDAY'S BIGGEST COMICS BUNDLE

The Grand Finale of Dynamite's 10th Anniversary Celebration with over 140 Comics in Humble's Final Comics Bundle of 2014

San Francisco, Calif. - Mt. Laurel, NJ - December 10, 2014 - Humble Bundle is excited to once again be teaming with Dynamite Entertainment after enjoying an incredibly successful partnership this past summer. Dynamite is the gatekeeper to some of comics' hottest licenses and original properties, and this go-round they will be pulling out all the stops with top tier titles such as Bob's Burgers, The Twilight Zone, and the highly anticipated Django/Zorro crossover, which was the talk of San Diego Comic Con and is co-authored by the inimitable Quentin Tarantino with Award-Winning writer Matt Wagner. In addition, this bundle boasts works by some of the industry's biggest superstars including Mark Waid, Darick Robertson, Garth Ennis, Gail Simone, Kevin Smith, Alex Ross, J. Michael Straczynski, David Mack, Howard Chaykin, Bill Willingham, Sean Phillips, Tim Seeley, Chuck Dixon, Andy Diggle, Duane Swierczynski, Joshua Hale Fialkov and many more fantastic writers and artists.

Fans who choose to pay what they want for the Dynamite Bundle will receive 56 comics with a value of over $200 which includes Kevin Smith's Green Hornet #1, Dead Irons #1-4, Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson: Moon Called Vol. 1, Devilers #1-2, Hack/Slash/Eva: Monster's Ball #1-4, Doodle Jump #1, Alice Cooper #1, Mark Waid's The Green Hornet #1-3, Howard Chaykin's American Flagg! #1-6, Red Sonja: She Devil with a Sword #0-6, Chaos! #2-3, Legenderry #4-5, Pathfinder Vol. 2: Of Tooth and Claw, Dark Shadows: Year One #1-6, Queen Sonja #1-2, The Warriors #1-4, and Ex-Con #1.

Fans who beat the average price will also receive 105 comics total with a combined value of over $380 including Living Corpse Omnibus, Doodle Jump #2, Dean Koontz: Frankenstein - Prodigal Son, Curse of the Wendigo, Monster War #1-4, Devilers #3-4, Twilight Zone #1-4, Uncanny #1, Alice Cooper #2, Mark Waid's Green Hornet #4-6, Red Sonja Vol. 2, Pathfinder Vol. 2: Tooth and Claw, Kirby Genesis #0-8, Shaft #1, and Jim Butcher: Dresden War Cry #1-3.

Super fans who support Dynamite's comics and creators by spending $15 or more will receive 143 comics total with a combined value of over $600 will receive all of the above, PLUS Zorro Vol. 1, The Complete Dracula, The Romita Legacy, The Boys: Definitive Edition Vol. 1, and The Heart of the Beast Graphic Novel 20th Anniversary Edition. 

Customers who buy the bundle will receive the first three issues of Bob's Burgers and can share the first issue with a friend, by utilizing our gifting promotion. Those who refer this bundle to a friend will be rewarded with a copy of the first issue of the Django/Zorro crossover.  A great way to share your Dynamite comics with a best-selling title as well as receiving a best-selling title for your own collection.  Dynamite is the premiere comics publisher to launch this program with Humble Bundle.

Click here for more to see all of the great creators and comics: www.humblebundle.com/books

In addition, for those who wish to sample Dynamite's diverse line, every day at 2:00pm EST throughout the promotion, a digital comic book will be made available as a free download to fans, kicking off with a free digital copy of Red Sonja #7 written by fan-favorite author Gail Simone (of Batgirl and Wonder Woman fame).

That's just for starters with additional titles to be unveiled mid-promotion.

"Humble Bundle allows us a venue to reward our existing fans, and also an entry level to bring in new readers," said Dynamite Publisher and CEO Nick Barrucci.  "We were truly humbled by the response to our first partnership earlier this year and really wanted to bring the biggest bundle possible for the grand finale of our 10th Anniversary celebration! We've now exceed the number of issues of our first bundle to over 3,500 pages of comics to read and enjoy from Dynamite's best-selling and award-winning creators. giving fans a lot of  books to read over the holidays. This is the perfect gift to give to oneself during the holidays while also supporting several great causes."
As with all Humble Bundles, customers can choose how their purchase dollars are allocated, between the publisher and charity. The Humble Dynamite MEGA Holidays Bundle supports Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières, Make-A-Wish, as well as the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund which defends first amendment rights of comic book professionals nationwide.To date Humble Bundle has raised over 49 million dollars for charities around the world. With Dynamite's help last summer they were able to give over $100,000.00 during The Humble Dynamite 10th Anniversary Bundle in July. 

The Humble Dynamite MEGA Holidays Bundle runs for two weeks and ends Wednesday, December 24, 2014 at 11 a.m. Pacific time. Fans should follow on Dynamite on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram for the latest updates as new offerings become available. 

About Humble Bundle
Humble Bundle organizes pay-what-you-want plus charity promotions for awesome digital content and puts the power directly in the hands of the consumers, offering them fully-featured titles at prices they set themselves. Consumers pay what they want and decide how to allocate their money between content creators, charity and a humble tip. Humble Bundle also offers the Humble Store, a digital storefront that features great games at great prices with a portion of sales going to select charities. Since the company's launch in 2010, Humble Bundle has helped empower its community to allocate more than $48 million toward charity to date. For more information, please visit https://www.humblebundle.com

About Dynamite Entertainment

Dynamite was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including  The Boys, The Shadow,  Vampirella, War lord 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,  Purgatori, 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.  www.dynamite.com

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