Fire and Ice returns! The beloved sword and sorcery masterpiece of artwork, animation, and storytelling is making its way back to the hearts and hands of fans thanks to a new partnership between Dynamite Entertainment, the Frazetta Girls brand, and Bakshi Productions for both new comic books and tabletop games.
A comic book series is set to debut that will serve as a prequel and continue the themes and ideas of the original film. In addition to a thrilling comic book prequel, Fire and Ice will also be coming to gamers’ tabletops! The expansive fantasy mythos and memorable characters will translate perfectly to the roleplaying sphere where these tropes are beloved by gamers who play the likes of Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder as more, with many games taking inspiration from Fire and Ice and Bakshi’s other fantasy films. More details on the exact format and design of the game will be announced at a later time.
Renegade Game Studios has announced a new partnership with William M. Gaines Agent, Inc., the proprietors of EC Comics to bring the worlds and art of influential comics from the 1950s to the tables of fans.
With this partnership, puzzle collectors and pop culture fans can look forward to seeing the historically significant and unique art in an upcoming line of puzzles. Among them include cover art from EC Comics’ seminal series Weird Science and Weird Science-Fantasy featuring art from by Will Eisner Comic Book Hall of Famers Wally Wood, Al Feldstein, and Frank Frazetta.
These culture-defining works of art will be brought to the tables of fans in the form of 1000-piece jigsaw puzzles debuting in Spring 2021. Measuring approximately 26” by 19” when completed, collectors and puzzle enthusiasts will be able to appreciate the art at a scale larger than the original comics, beautifully showcasing the detailed illustrations that helped make the pioneering comics such a cultural landmark.
Ahead of the launch, collectors, fans, and puzzle enthusiasts are invited to vote on their favorite comic cover from all of the covers in the series Weird Science (no. 1-22) and Weird Science-Fantasy (no. 23-29) in the Collector’s Choice Survey. The winning comic cover will be printed among the first wave of EC Comics jigsaw puzzles.
Fans who wish to participate in the Collector’s Choice Survey and vote on their favorite comic covers can visit http://www.renegadegames.com/ec-comics-collectors-choice.
Vampirella Tarot Cards
artists: Frank Frazetta, José Gonzalez, Esteban Maroto, Paul Gulacy, Enrich, Sanjulian, and more!
FC | 78 Cards | 4.75” x 2.75” | $19.99 | Teen +
Dynamite Entertainment celebrates the vibrant history of the one and only Vampirella with a functioning Tarot Card Deck that captures the timeless images of the 1969 Vampirella Magazine art in a unique and enjoyable collectible. Created in 1969 by horror icon Forrest J. Ackerman, Vampirella has thrived for nearly 50 years delivering classic tales of terror in comics, graphic novels, and magazines. These cover images helped to define the horror comic genre with master illustrators like Frank Frazetta, Sanjulian, Bill Hughes, Jose Gonzalez, Enrich, Esteban Maroto, and Paul Gulacy along with a host of other legendary contributing artists.
This first game offering from Dynamite Entertainment is a fun and exciting way to immerse yourself in the world of Vampirella. This set of 78 Vampirella Tarot cards illustrates the major and minor arcana and comes in a deluxe illustrated box with instructions for divining the future. The cards are built in a beautiful art deco style that embraces the vintage look and feel of the classic Vampirella Magazine covers.