Dynamite Entertainment and Groupees Team Up For A Bundle of “Pure Dynamite” to Benefit CBLDF

Dynamite Entertainment again partners with Groupees, the unique media and charity bundling site, to unleash a bundle of “Pure Dynamite,” featuring over 85 comics from this leading publisher! This Pay-What-You-Want bundle features books by top creators (including Tim Seeley, Kate Leth, Kurt Busiek, Mark Waid, David Walker, Fred Van Lente, Ande Parks, Leah Moore, John Reppion, Garth Ennis, Andy Diggle, Gail Simone, and many other great reators); some of comics’ most recognizable characters like Red Sonja, Vampirella, and Green Hornet; media tie-ins Bob’s Burgers and SMOSH; and even literary legend Sherlock Holmes. This new bundle has something for everyone!

The “Pure Dynamite” Groupees Bundle promotion begins today (Monday, August 15) at 2:00pm EST, and can be found at: www.groupees.com/puredynamite

“We’re very excited to be partnering with Dynamite Entertainment for the Pure Dynamite bundle,” says Thomas Brooke, Groupees Founder. “Once again, Dynamite is offering an amazing deal on a collection of digital comics as well as providing some extra special items to those comic lovers who contribute above the  standard bundle pricing tiers. With a number of awesome bonus items to be added along the way, we expect another successful promotion with our fantastic partner.”

A percentage of proceeds will go to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, to help continue their efforts of protecting first amendment rights in the comic book industry.

“Dynamite does incredible work, with comics that appeal to an ever-expanding set of readers and an ongoing commitment to giving back to the industry. We’re grateful that their efforts to support Comic Book Legal Defense Fund will continue with this Groupees bundle, and will allow us to advance our important work protecting the freedom to read!” says Charles Brownstein, Executive Director of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.

“Dynamite has had great success with past bundles with Thomas and the Groupees team,” says Dynamite CEO/Publisher Nick Barrucci. “We decided that for our latest bundle, we were going to pull something to highlight from every corner of our publishing line. This is one of our best offerings yet!”

The first tier is unlocked with only a $1.00 contribution, while a $5.00 minimum investment offers fans an additional batch of graphic novels, andeven more available at $15.00. Additional special deals are available to fans who commit to larger dollar values, including physical comics, original character sketches hand-illustrated by artist Ken Haeser, and even Vampirella statues! Full details for tiers and special deals can be found below.

The $1.00 Tier includes 25 comics at an approximately $45.00 value:

  • Amanda Hocking’s The Hollows: A Hollowland Graphic Novel #1-10
  • The Boys #7-14
  • Control #1
  • Dejah Thoris (2016) #1
  • Pathfinder Special 2013
  • Pathfinder: Origins #1
  • Red Sonja (2016) #1
  • Swords of Sorrow #1
  • Vampirella (2016) #1
The $5.00 Tier features an additional 24 issues, at an additional value of $45.00:

  • A Train Called Love #1-3
  • Bob’s Burgers #4-5
  • Brickleberry: Armoogeddon #1
  • John Carter Warlord of Mars 2015 Special
  • The Mocking Dead #1-5
  • Red Sonja Goes East
  • Seduction of the Innocent #1-4
  • SMOSH #1
  • Swords of Sorrow #2-6
  • Vampirella vs. Dracula #1

The $15.00 Tier features 39 additional comics, at an approximate value of $75.00:

  • Dead Irons #1-4
  • Hack/Slash/Eva: Monster’s Ball #1-4
  • Kirby: Genesis #0-8
  • Mark Waid’s The Green Hornet #1-6
  • Red Sonja: One More Day
  • Shaft: A Complicated Man #1-6
  • Sherlock Holmes: The Trial of Sherlock Holmes #1-5
  • The Twilight Zone: Shadow & Substance #1-4
Special Deals Include: Dynamite Physical High-End Ultra-Limited Comics: First, fans who contribute a minimum of $25 will receive a box of five (5) physical random hardcovers and/or trade paperbacks amounting to an MSRP of $75 or more, in addition to the digital bundle. (Note: shipping and handling is extra and to be paid by buyers of these tiers.)Also, fans who contribute a minimum of $50 will receive two (2) Dynamite Premium Comics Valued at $100.00 or more, in addition to the previous threshold items, comprising five (5) random collections and the digital bundle. The total value of this reward level is estimated at $190.00 or more. (Note: shipping and handling is extra and to be paid by buyers of these tiers.)Original Artwork for 25 Lucky Fans: The first 25 fans to contribute a minimum of $75 can pick a Dynamite character of their choosing (from a selection of over a dozen characters) hand-drawn by Ken Haeser, in addition to the items attained in the previous thresholds. The total value of this reward level is estimated at $265.00 or more. (Note: shipping and handling is extra and to be paid by buyers of these tiers.)
Vampirella Statue Collectible to Five (5) Super Fans: The first five (5) fans to contribute a minimum of $189 will receive a special Women of Dynamite: Vampirella Artist Proof Edition collectible statue (with a regular MSRP of $300), plus all prizes from lower-priced tiers. The total value of this reward level is estimated at $565.00 or more.  (Note: shipping and handling is extra and to be paid by buyers of these tiers.)
Group bonuses will continue to be unlocked throughout the promotion, giving fans the chance to earn even bonus items.To support the “Pure Dynamite” bundle promotion, Groupees will be hosting a Q&A at their website, hosted by Groupees CEO Thomas Brooke and Kevin Ketner, a member of Dynamite’s editorial team. They will address questions from dedicated Dynamite fans and curious newcomers today at 2:30pm.Dynamite will also supply customers with the opportunity to download previews of newly-released and upcoming comic books, as well as desktop wallpapers, absolutely free. The free previews include: Army of Darkness: Ash for PresidentControl – The Original Issue #1 Script by Andy Diggle,Evil Ernie: Godeater #1, James Bond #7, Kiss #1, Red Team: Double Tap, Center Mass #1, and Wolfcop #1. Wallpapers will include VampirellaThe Mocking DeadRed SonjaKiss, and Dejah Thoris.Check out the Groupees Pure Dynamite bundle for more information: www.groupees.com/puredynamite
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About Dynamite Entertainment:
Dynamite was founded in 2004 and is home to several best-selling comic book titles and properties, including The BoysThe ShadowRed SonjaWarlord of MarsBionic 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 VampirellaPanthaEvil ErnieSmiley the Psychotic ButtonChastity, 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.Dynamite Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/dynamitecomics

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