A Red Sonja Cover Gallery XXXIX:
Steampunk

This is the thirty-ninth installment in our Red Sonja themed cover galleries, continuing from the first gallery. Below, we present ten selected covers from various comic books, featuring Red Sonja in a Steampunk setting.

1

  • title: Legenderry (2013)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Joe Benitez
  • writer: Bill Willingham
  • artist: Sergio Fernandez Davila
  • issue: #2 of 7
  • release date: January, 2014
  • cover: A cover
  • commentary: Legenderry is a setting Dynamite created to bring some of its licensed characters into a Steampunk world. The first Legenderry series ran seven issues and came out in 2014. It featured Green Hornet, Red Sonja and Vampirella among others. The A covers of all seven issues of this series were drawn by Joe Benitez, of Lady Mechanika fame. The second issue features Red Sonja on the cover in her initial Steampunk outfit.

    In addition to the covers shown on this page, other galleries feature covers from the Legenderry series, including

2

  • title: Legenderry (2013)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Johnny Desjardins
  • writer: Bill Willingham
  • artist: Sergio Fernandez Davila
  • issue: #1 of 7
  • release date: December, 2013
  • cover: concept art variant
  • commentary: All seven of the issues of the initial Legenderry series had one or two concept art cover variants by Johnny Desjardins. This is the first concept art variant for Red Sonja. There is another Red Sonja concept art variant for issue #6, where she dons another outfit.

3

  • title: Legenderry (2013)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Sergio Fernandez Davila
  • writer: Bill Willingham
  • artist: Sergio Fernandez Davila
  • issue: #1 of 7
  • release date: December, 2013
  • cover: Phantom Comics retailer exclusive variant
  • commentary: The Legenderry series had a variety of interesting retailer exclusive variants. This cover for Phantom Comics features both Red Sonja and Vampirella.

4

  • title: Legenderry (2013)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Johnny Desjardins
  • writer: Bill Willingham
  • artist: Sergio Fernandez Davila
  • issue: #6 of 7
  • release date: August, 2014
  • cover: Travelogue variant
  • commentary: Each issue of the Legenderry series also had a "Travelogue" variant, which featured a poster that might appear in the Steampunk era. In this cover, we see the Steampunk outfit that came to be Red Sonja trademark in the Legenderry world. It incorporates her the scalemail bikini top that she made famous.

5

  • title: Legenderry (2013)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Joe Benitez
  • writer: Bill Willingham
  • artist: Sergio Fernandez Davila
  • issue: #7 of 7
  • release date: September, 2014
  • cover: A cover
  • commentary: Other characters, such as Zorro, also made guest appearances in the Legenderry series.

6

  • title: Legenderry: Red Sonja (2015)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Joe Benitez
  • writer: Marc Andreyko
  • artist: Aneke
  • issue: #1 of 5
  • release date: February, 2015
  • cover: A cover
  • commentary: In 2015, Dynamite released three simultaneously running series, Legenderry: Red Sonja, Legenderry: Vampirella and Legenderry: Green Hornet. Each series ran for five issues. For each of the three series, Joe Benitez drew the A cover for the first issue.

    The covers from Legenderry: Red Sonja (2015) are featured in the following galleries

7

  • title: Legenderry: Red Sonja (2015)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Cedric Poulat
  • writer: Marc Andreyko
  • artist: Aneke
  • issue: #1 of 5
  • release date: February, 2015
  • cover: C variant
  • commentary: This variant cover by Cedric Poulat to the first issue of Legenderry: Red Sonja (2015) translates Red Sonja's scalemail armor into a kind of corset.

8

  • title: Legenderry: Red Sonja (2015)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Sergio Fernandez Davila
  • writer: Marc Andreyko
  • artist: Aneke
  • issue: #3 of 5
  • release date: April, 2015
  • cover: A cover
  • commentary: Sergio Davila drew the A covers for the second through fifth issues of Legenderry: Red Sonja, Legenderry: Vampirella and Legenderry: Green Hornet. This vision of Red Sonja hearkens much more strongly to her barbarian roots, though she retains the goggles and her foe displays a combination of mechanical and organic traits.

9

  • title: Legenderry: Red Sonja (2018)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Joe Benitez
  • writer: Marc Andreyko
  • artists: Igor Lima & Rodney Buscemi
  • issue: #1 of 5
  • release date: February, 2018
  • cover: A cover
  • commentary: With no offense to Vampirella or Green Hornet, when the Legenderry series resumed in 2018, there was only one series, Legenderry: Red Sonja. This also ran for five issues. All five A covers were drawn by Joe Benitez.

    The covers from Legenderry: Red Sonja (2018) are featured in the following galleries

10

  • title: Legenderry: Red Sonja (2018)
  • publisher: Dynamite
  • cover artist: Tyler Kirkham
  • writer: Marc Andreyko
  • artists: Igor Lima & Rodney Buscemi
  • issue: #1 of 5
  • release date: February, 2018
  • cover: KRS Comics retailer exclusive variant
  • commentary: This cover by Tyler Kirkham was a retailer exclusive variant to Legenderry: Red Sonja (2018). There were two other variants of this Kirkham cover.

    We have featured covers by Tyler Kirkham in galleries with themes including
    • Hapax Legomena (Masculine): #26
    • Steampunk: #10
    • Unplaced Issues: #41

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