DYNAMITE ENTERTAINMENT AND LYNNVANDER STUDIOS GO LOVECRAFT!
September 13, 2017
 
September 12, 2017, Mt. Laurel, NJ:  Dynamite Entertainment continues its expansion into the collectible game space thanks to their latest partnership with Lynnvaner Studios, which will see the two companies team up to create the exciting new board game, ReAnimator!  Based on H. P. Lovecraft’s Herbert West: ReAnimator, the game will draw from both Lovecraft’s original story, as well as the comic book series published by Dynamite. Highlighting the incredible artwork from the Dynamite series, the new co-operative game is expected to retail for $39.99, and will be coming to Kickstarter beginning September 18, 2017!
Up to four players will work together, taking on the role of the narrator from Lovecraft’s original story, in order to perfect the protagonist’s experimental re-animation serum. Classic characters Herbert West, the Watch, and the Undead will traverse their way through Arkham gathering ingredients, tomes, and cadavers to use for their dark work. Sub-plots will develop based on gameplay, forcing players to respond to new adventures and challenges only the ReAnimator world can provide!
“The opportunity to publish the ReAnimator comic book series, based on the writings of one of science fiction’s greatest authors, was an honor on so many fronts,” says Nick Barrucci, CEO and Publisher for Dynamite. “It’s thrilling to continue the expansion of Lovecraft’s universe in this exciting new game, and we know both ReAnimator and horror fans everywhere will be hooked from the moment they first roll the dice!”
“The opportunity to delve into a product based upon Lovecraft’s mythos is a dream come true,” says Thomas Gofton, Influencer at Lynnvander. “We can’t wait to share this game for you and your friends, taking you into the world of pulp and horror.”
With an expected shipping date of February 2018, fans can get animated for all the exciting bonuses and rewards they’ll unlock as backers of the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign, beginning September 18th!  To learn more, please follow Dynamite on both Facebook and Twitter!

 

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.

 

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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