Dark Horse Digital Announces Sabertooth Swordsman

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Tweet“There’s only seven kinds of story”, people say. “There’s no new stories to be told”, they moan. And then one day Dark Horse announce a comic called Sabertooth Swordsman and suddenly the world is a finer place. From the creative team of Damon Gentry and Aaron Conley, this will be a six-issue series released exclusively […]

REVIEW: Double Great Art in HELLHEIM #3 & THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER

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Tweet[*spoilers throughout] I’ve been following Oni Press’s HELHEIM since it started and have been impressed with it all along, but some of the plot elements have finally started emerging that make it not only an interesting story, but a very promising one for a longer run. HELHEIM follows the life, death, and undead life of […]

Is Dark Horse Entering a Golden Age?

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TweetDark Horse appears to be increasing their list of titles at a gradual but steady pace, with some laudable caution but what seems to be a specific agenda to build on their successes rather than simply allowing those successes to maintain their reputation over time. Many readers have been following the publisher’s works since their […]

The Ten Best Free Comic Book Day Comics You Need To Read This Saturday

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TweetThis year, publishers have distributed fifty-two titles for Free Comic Book Day this Saturday. While it is not uncommon for many comics shops to order all of the titles, it is becoming common that most comics shops anticipate large crowds of customers.  While this is a good thing, it means that the stores must limit the […]

Aw Yeah! Comics Also Team up with Dark Horse for Itty Bitty Hellboy

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TweetYou just want to see the image, don’t you. Announced on, of all places, Nerdist.com, Itty Bitty Hellboy came about due to the all-seeing eye of Dark Horse editor Scott Allie. Doesn’t everything? After the Aw Yeah! Comics kickstarter got funded, Allie got in contact with the creative team. Hellboy creator Mike Mignola had been looking […]

C2E2 Liveblogging Dark Horse Spring Fever

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TweetC2E2 is on this weekend and we’re liveblogging the Dark Horse panel.  Get ready to start hitting refresh. Scott Allie is on the stage and talking about a horror line New Orleans is a Werewolf Town Alexi DiCampi doing a grindhouse horror title. David Lapham on Del Toro’s Strain comic – second arc Steve Niles […]

Dark Horse Announce ‘Hellboy: The Midnight Circus’ from Mignola and Fegredo

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TweetI feel like Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo have more than earned the status of being referred to simply by their surnames. Their creative partnership has lasted for years and years, and at C2E2 their new project has been announced. Returning to Hellboy, the new graphic novel Hellboy: The Midnight Circus will see the iconic […]

FYI, RIPD is not MIB. IMO.

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TweetThe official trailer for upcoming movie R.I.P.D. hit the internet last week, and sparked a stampede of people rushing to label the supernatural buddy cop romp as stepping a little too neatly into the swanky shoes of the Men in Black. Some went so far as to write R.I.P.D. off as a poor MiB rip-off. Here’s […]

Dynamite to Publish their Comics through Dark Horse Digital

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TweetDark Horse have announced today that Dynamite Comics have signed a deal to make their comics available through the Dark Horse Digital Comics store. Thirty Dynamite Comics have been made available as of today, and future releases will be made available through the store as well, day/date digital.

TREKKER omnibus is coming with intro by Gail Simone

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Tweet Looking for a strong comics heroine who wears a reasonable amount of clothes and has a lot of kick-ass adventures? Look no further than TREKKER, Ron Randall’s long running SF bounty hunter who debuted many moons ago in Dark Horse Presents. Mercy St. Clair has been back as both a webcomic and a new […]

MEGA-INTERVIEW with Matt Kindt: ‘find the territory that nobody has staked out yet’

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Tweet Interviewing Matt Kindt at WonderCon brought with it some unusual circumstances. Just prior to speaking to Kindt, I had the opportunity to hear him talk about his career history in a mammoth 90 minute panel interview, which I later covered for The Beat. This posed a serious question: what could I possibly ask him […]

Weekly news wrap-up: Catalyst, Red Giant, Superman

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Instead of Kibbles ‘n’ bits, we present a bunch of things I had tagged that I never got to write up in all the excitement. The news never sleeps!

300: Rise of an Empire is actually happening and here are some photos to prove it

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Tweet In 2006, Zack Snyder’s 300 was a innovative blockbuster that gave America’s frustration over the war in Iraq an acceptable outlook, made Gerard Butler’s codpiece an enduring movie star, and put the Frank Miller/comic book/high contrast esthetic on everyone’s radar. Since then a sequel was considered problematic becuase—spoiler! —everyone died in the end, but […]

Dark Horse Show You How To Make… Dream Thief Paper Dolls

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TweetI love strange publicity bits, and Jai Nitz has released something ace in advance of the publication of Dream Thief — his new Dark Horse series with Greg Smallwood. Paper dolls! Dolls what you can make! Dolls what you can dress up! Dolls what you can awkwardly pretend are dating your other dolls! Publicised as […]

Dark Horse to Adapt George Lucas’ Original Star Wars Script

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TweetGeorge Lucas made a few revisions before settling on the original screenplay for Star Wars, later Star Wars: A New Hope, later Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, and soon to probably be rebooted as Star Wars #0 once JJ Abrams starts wonking around the timestream. Regardless, Dark Horse have announced that they’ll be […]

On the Scene: WonderCon 2013 Recap and Photo Gallery

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TweetAs I suggested in my early con impressions, WonderCon had a reasonable amount of space and handled the numbers of attendees pretty well. It was no surprise that Saturday brought bigger numbers than Friday, and the crowding was more obvious, but still never reached that feeling of pushing and shoving that can easily erupt at […]