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August 17th, 2011, Runnemede, NJ – Dynamite home entertainment has signed a extensive licensing contract with Conde Nast for comic books based on one of the most prominent cultural icons in comics – The Shadow! probably the most well-known pulp hero of the 20th century, The shadow has been featured in comic books, comic strips, television, video games, as well as at least five movement pictures!

“We are delighted as well as thrilled to entrust The shadow to the capable, innovative hands of Dynamite Entertainment,” stated Jerry Birenz, licensing attorney for Conde Nast.  “We look ahead to a continuation of the long custom of The shadow in comic books, as well as the enjoying of the new adventures as well as experiences Dynamite home entertainment will bring us.”

The shadow by Alex Ross

Introduced as a mysterious radio narrator by David Chrisman, William Sweets, as well as Harry Engman Charlot for street as well as Smith Publications, The shadow was completely established as well as transformed into a pop culture icon by pulp writer Walter B. Gibson.

The shadow debuted on July 31, 1930, as the mysterious narrator of the street as well as Smith radio program Detective story Hour. After acquiring popularity among the show’s listeners, the narrator ended up being the star of The shadow magazine on April 1, 1931, a pulp series produced as well as mainly written by the prolific Gibson.

The shadow by Jae Lee

“Pursuing The shadow has been a life time quest,” states Dynamite home entertainment president as well as publisher Nick Barrucci.  “Dynamite is working to introduce the shadow with a few of the comic markets leading skill including John Cassaday, Alex Ross, Ryan Sook as well as Jae Lee, with much more to be revealed – creators who will bring justice to The Shadow.  We will be releasing much more interesting news about The shadow series soon!”

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DYNAMITE home entertainment was established in 2004 as well as is house to a number of very popular comic book titles as well as properties, including The Boys, eco-friendly Hornet, Vampirella, Warlord of Mars, job Superpowers, Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time as well as more!

In addition to their critically-acclaimed titles as well as finest selling comics, Dynamite works with a few of the most high profile creators in comics as well as 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 as well as a hold of up as well as coming new talent!

DYNAMITE is consistently placed in the upper tiers of comic book publishers as well as a number of of their titles – including job SUPERPOWERS – which debuted at #4 in the top ten listings created by diamond Comics Distributors. In 2005 diamond awarded the business a GEM award for finest new publisher as well as one more GEM in 2006 for Comics publisher of the Year (under 5%). The business has likewise been nominated for a number of market awards, including the prestigious Eisner Award.

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