ARMY OF DARKNESS Returns February, 2012

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Army of Darkness fans get ready; Dynamite Entertainment is preparing for the return of the series this coming February, 2012. The series, which will be written by writer Elliot Serrano with art by Marat Mychaels will feature Ash and and Army in an all new ongoing series.

The evil Necronomicon return in this all new series, but the book will open with a new ally. Who is Ash, and how does she relate to "the chosen one"? Will they manage to stop the Necronomicon from spreading its evil throughout the universe? In this new series Serrano will be exploring these characters and taking them to new places while staying true to the stories we've seen in the popular films.

"With the relaunch of the Army of Darkness series, we're hoping to take the story of Ashley J. Williams' struggle against the forces of the Necronomicon in interesting new directions, while remaining faithful to the spirit of the original film," says writer Elliot Serrano. "We're going to meet new characters, face bigger baddies and explore what it truly means to be the 'Chosen One' in the AOD universe...So many talented people have contributed to the AOD mythos - not only in the movies but also in comics and video games - and living up to their efforts has been a real challenge. But I'm also drawing inspiration from those creators who've gone before me. As a HUGE AOD fan myself, I'm trying to tell a story that I would love to read myself!"

The creative team will take the characters to the Egyptian pyramids of a parallel universe, and this will undoubtedly be great news for Army of Darkness fans. Check out the full size covers for the first issue below. What do you think about the return of the series? Do you think bringing back Necronomicon is a good way to relaunch the book?

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#1 Posted by Dedlok (16 posts) - - Show Bio

"The evil Necronomicon return in this all new series, but the book will open with a new ally. Who is Ash, and how does she relate to "the chosen one"?"

I say Ash's relation to The Chosen one is the fact he is The Chosen one. :D

#2 Posted by MetropolisKid41 (515 posts) - - Show Bio

Man Dynamite continues to put out some damn good series, this one might have to get added to the pull list.

#3 Posted by Adnan (1037 posts) - - Show Bio

The chick is wearing a very impractical shirt in that 2nd cover...even Ash is looking at it funny lol

#4 Posted by MetropolisKid41 (515 posts) - - Show Bio

He's just doesn't want to miss when they inevitably slip out. It looks like she must have a wedgie in the first cover, man that thong's sides are up high on her sides haha

#5 Posted by longbowhunter (7097 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm a massive Evil Dead/Army of Darkness fan, but never read the comics on a regular basis.

#6 Posted by TheMess1428 (2176 posts) - - Show Bio

By "Ash", they mean the girl's name is Ash as well.

#7 Posted by biggkeem89 (1421 posts) - - Show Bio

Alternate universe female Ash who may be the real Chosen One over the Ash we know and love? I'm down for the ride. Hail to the King, Baby

#8 Posted by NightFang (10068 posts) - - Show Bio

Hail to the King and Queen baby.

#9 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

Man you gotta love high rise thongs, lol. Still, this is ROCKING. Loved the movie and absolutely would love to have this as well!

#10 Edited by MetropolisKid41 (515 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't believe they haven't made a 4th movie or tried to revamp the series like they did with Halloween and Friday the 13th. I mean there is supposed to be an Evil Dead movie in the pipeline, but no Ash. Ash is kind of a cult classic pop culture icon, I'm surprised they haven't tried to revive him in the film world.

#11 Posted by Mbecks14 (2068 posts) - - Show Bio
#12 Posted by moywar700 (2775 posts) - - Show Bio

dem high thongs rises

#13 Posted by The Stegman (24446 posts) - - Show Bio

Does Ash still use the metal hand he got in Army of Darkness (film) ?? or is it just the chainsaw now?

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#14 Posted by Sammo21 (696 posts) - - Show Bio

I wish the art was better in these. I loved the older series until it went off the rails even farther than I liked.

#15 Edited by Mr. Dead Pool (2625 posts) - - Show Bio

YES!!!! FINALLY!!!!! RETURN OF THE KING!!!!!!!

WHOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!

#16 Posted by The Impersonator (5483 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice!

#17 Posted by TheCheeseStabber (8110 posts) - - Show Bio

Return of the king just in time for the remake of the Evil Dead film being made Coincidence? Yeah right .. But i love ash anyway i hope theyll at least have a oneshot for the sequel to AoF Vs MZ

#18 Posted by oldgum (326 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually, that Ash is from Mass Effect Universe lol.

#19 Posted by Dedlok (16 posts) - - Show Bio

@TheMess1428: Except everywhere else in the article they refer to "Ash" as "Amy." :p

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