Celebrate Hellboy Day with Comics or…chocolate

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Tweet March 22, 1994 was the debut of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction #1, the first appearance of Mike Mignola’s now-iconic character. There have been special things going on all over as detailed by Dark Horse Comics, today there are giveaways and brimstone and kittens and stuff. Find participating retailers in the link above. I have […]

New Titles from Dark Horse, Coming Next Fall and Spring!

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Tweet— — — — — This is raw catalog data from Edelweiss, so some titles may be cancelled in the future. Yes, there is some duplication, with similar editions having more than one EAN. This is the first catalog from Dark Horse via Random House Publisher Services, so the learning curve is slightly parabolic. My […]

PREVIEW: THE ELTINGVILLE CLUB #1 takes on Fake Geek Girls and so much more

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Tweet Hold on to your pogs. Dark Horse has just released a preview of ELTINGVILLE CLUB #1 by Evan Dorkin the first part of a 2-issue mini series that does for the members of what True Detective episode 8 did for Rust and Marty. And from reading these pages you can see that Dorkin’s satire […]

First SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR trailer released

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Tweet Nine years after the first SIN CITY created a whole new look for the movies, the first trailer for the sequel has been released. Starring Josh Brolin, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Rosario Dawson, Jaime King, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Dennis Haysbert, Jamie Chung, Bruce Willis, Eva Green, Julia Garner, Ray Liotta, Juno Temple, Jeremy Piven and […]

Nice Art: Toshiro crew reimagines The Beat as a sufragette

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TweetToshiro is a new graphic novel from Dark Horse by writer Jai Nitz (Dream Thief) and artist Janusz Pawlak. According to Nitz, it’s a mash-up of “Victorian steampunk, alternate history, Lovecraftian monsters, and the magic of Tezuka’s Astro Boy.” The story involved a mechano-samurai named Toshiro who travels back to a Victorian clockwork world, fighting Lovecraftian […]

Bandette’s Coover and Tobin Talk about Digital Comics Going into Print [Interview]

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TweetOne of the real breakout comics of 2013 was Bandette, from the husband and wife team Colleen Coover and Paul Tobin. A digital comic that is creator-owned and sold by Monkeybrain for only 99¢, the tale of young Parisian cat-thief Bandette and her team of accessories has been a hit both creatively and commercially. Awarded […]

Evan Dorkin reveals cover to Eltingville Club #2

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Tweet Here. It’s hard to say what I love the most about this image. The Eltingville Club #1, first of two issues wrapping up heir saga, ships in April. #2 is the FINAL Eltingville story, wrapping up a saga of nerds who really ARE outcasts, and not cute cuddly catch phrases. I’ll be there.

Uniting and Dividing The Valiant Universe with Matt Kindt [Interview]

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TweetValiant’s relaunch has been an incredible success, but what’s been most interesting is that the company have been able to balance commercial success with creative success. If you look at reviews for any of their titles, you’ll find that the reaction to every single one has been positive. And that goes for their newest launch, […]

Dark Horse Announce The Stan Sakai Project

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TweetTo celebrate thirty years of Usagi Yojimbo, and to raise donations for the series’ creator Stan Sakai, Dark Horse have today announced The Stan Sakai Project. An oversized hardcover, the project will feature a number of different creators as they pay tribute to the character and series. All proceeds from the book will go to […]

Dark Horse Donate Digital Comics to Children’s Cancer Association

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TweetDC and Archie have both been using their comics to help raise money and support for charity in significant charity campaigns this last year, something for which they should be applauded. And last week Dark Horse Digital also helped spread a bit of cheer, as they opened their digital comics archive to the Children’s Cancer […]

Dynamite Week: AW YEAH!! Art Baltazar and Franco Search for Captain Action… Cat?! [Interview]

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TweetDynamite will see an epic clash of the time-crossed titans this April, as a new four-issue miniseries from Art Baltazar and Franco crosses over the cast of Aw Yeah Comics with a whole heap of Silver Age Heroes, as well as Dark Horse heroes Ghost, The Occultist, X and Captain Midnight! It’s the comic event […]

It’s official: Stars Wars license moving from Dark Horse to Marvel

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Tweet Marvel and Dark Horse just sent out statements confirming what many had long expected: that Disney would move the Star Wars comics license to its in-house company, Marvel, and away from Dark Horse which ran the franchise with immense success for many years. The move comes as no surprise, and Mike Richardson acknowledges that […]

Hellboy Comes to Madefire

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TweetMadefire and Dark Horse have announced that Hellboy will be coming to the Motion Book service, starting with the current Hellboy in Hell series.

Preview: Ghost #1 by DeConnick, Sebela and Sook

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Tweet Among the comics on sale tomorrow, Ghost #1, an ongoing continuation of the mini-series from a year ago. The creative team includes writers Kelly Sue DeConnick and Chris Sebela with artist Ryan Sook, so it looks very nice indeed. The first issue has a cover by Terry Dodson and an variant by Paolo Rivera. […]

INTERVIEW: Justin Aclin and Nicolás Selma S.H.O.O.T. First

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TweetAlthough published by Dark Horse, S.H.O.O.T. First isn’t a biography of Greedo from Star Wars. In fact, this miniseries from Justin Aclin and Nicolás Selma is an action-adventure, in which a team of atheists track down and shoot up a succession of horrific monsters from around the globe. Why are the team all atheist, you ask? […]

NYCC ’13 Panel Recap: Editors on Editing with Scott Allie, Chris Ryall and Warren Simons

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TweetUnder the watchful eye of Buddy Scalera, the editors-in-chief for Dark Horse, IDW and Valiant gathered to advise writers and artists on how to break into the industry – offering an invaluable look at the comics industry from the editorial perspective. Scott Allie, Chris Ryall and Warren Simons are some of the sharpest people in […]