Dynamite Comics announced they will be developing a new XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS ongoing series. These new adventures, that will debut next April, will be written by Vita Ayala. The latter is responsible foe writing Black Panther, Shuri, Wonder Woman, and The Wilds. The art comes from newcomer Olympia Sweetman, while the colors are done by Rebecca Nalty (WWE, Sparrowhawk) and lettered by Ariana Maher (James Bond 007, Nancy Drew).
“Journey back to Ancient Greece with the reformed warlord. Take up your swords and chakrams to follow the newest adventures of the cult classic TV phenomenon and her trusted companion Gabrielle. As they will first have to investigate a mysterious village where children are miraculously strong. Could the infamously petty Greek Gods be involved, and if not how long before they stick their meddlesome hands in?”
The first issue will have a variety of covers by several artists. They art of these diverse covers come from David Mack (Daredevil, Jessica Jones), Emanuela Lupacchino (Wonder Woman, Supergirl), Erica Henderson (Squirrel Girl), and Paulina Ganucheau (Black Panther). Other artists involved in the various covers are as Raúl Allén and Patricia Martin (Wonder Woman, Livewire).
“I am INCREDIBLY excited to be working on Xena! She is my favorite character of all time, and to be able to work on any project involving her is an honor. The team has a lot of fun things in store for readers, including some old frenemies and travel to places that even XENA has never seen before!”, said Vita Ayala
XENA: WARRIOR PRINCESS #1 will be released in April 2019. The series will be available for individual customer purchase. Also, Xena can be bought through digital platforms courtesy of Comixology, Kindle, iBooks, Google Play, Dynamite Digital and ComicsPlus.
Here are some of the other covers for this first issue: