Review: Once Upon A Hard Time Is A Good Time For The Goon

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If there’s a textbook that exist on making comics, then Eric Powell probably wrote about half of it. The five time Eisner Award winner consistently crafts quality stories with every book he produces. His latest, The Goon: Once Upon A Hard Time is yet another example of how great a work of art comic books can be.

Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service gets an omnibus

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If you have room on your shelf for ONE MORE omnibus series, make a little room for Dark Horse’s just announced omnibus series for The Kurosagi Corpse Delivery Service. Eiji Otsuka and Housui Yamazaki’s manga is a dark humored tale about five college students who form a special team to help spirits move on. It’s […]

Dark Horse Gives Nathan Drake The Art Book Treatment

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The pantheon of PlayStation has a rich library of quality games, but few have impacted the art of storytelling like the UNCHARTED franchise.

Review: X “I’m Coming Over… Mostly To Kill”

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There’s X-Men, Xzibit, the band X (if you get the reference I’ll buy you a soft pretzel if you’re onsite at SDCC), and there’s Dark Horse Comics vigilante simply known as X. Since the characters reboot under writer Duane Swierczynski and artist Eric Nguyen the series continues to be a rollercoaster of highs and lows.

Image Does Humble Bundle Once Again

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By Bruce Lidl Lost somewhat in the initial burst of news from last week’s ImageExpo was the announcement of a new Image Humble Bundle offering, beginning that morning and lasting until January 21. The “Humble Image Comics Bundle 2: Image Firsts” is a massive collection of digital comics that can be purchased for whatever price […]

Review: Red Sonja and Conan Together Again For The First Time

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Simone, Zub, and Panosaian put peanut butter and jelly together then served it alongside a big juicy porterhouse steak. Fans of both characters will find plenty to enjoy in this limited series.

Preview: Dark Horse Brings More Hollywood Talent to Comics With Shaper

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Eric Heisserer aims to tell a tale in the tradition of Arthurian legends and Star Wars. With artwork by Felipe Massafera (Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors, Captain Midnight), Shaper looks to carve a niche for itself in the rich tapestry of sci-fi adventure.

Preview: Rat God #1 by Richard Corben brings the backwoods horror

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This preview of the new Richard Corben book from Dark Horse came in my email yesterday to promote the FOC of the book—the last day that retailers can adjust orders. So I missed posting it when it would do any good (I was in meetings and on deadline yesterday). But perhaps consumers will be interested as well! Corben is a powerhouse of the first wave of self-publishing and “ground level” publishing in the 80s, and he’s still rocking out with the art.

Dark Horse hires Steve Sunu for PR

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CBR mainstay Steve Sunu is making the jump to company publicist, as he’s going to Dark Horse to join their PR department, which was left a man down when Jeremy Atkins left.

Congrats Steve and talk to you very soon!

Huge Boxing Day digital comics sales: Sequential, Comixology, Dark Horse Star Wars Megabundle

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Got some Christmas loot you’re itching to spend? Various comics publishers and digital vendors have just what you need in the form of some tempting sales, including digital graphic novel app Sequential, Image and Submit sales at Comixology and a massive Star Wars megabundle that gives you digital editions of EVERY Dark Horse Star Wars comic.

Dark Horse Announces a He-Man Art Book With More Power

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By David Nieves The holiday isn’t quite over yet but Dark Horse Comics is already getting set to take our Christmas money. Today the publisher announced The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe will receive a limited edition release. Restricted to 4,000 copies, The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the […]

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Lady Killer’ Cover art by Joëlle Jones & Laura Allred

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Today is your last chance to tell your retailer that you want to take a chance on the inaugural issue of Jamie Rich’s and Joëlle Jones’ gritty Dark Horse series “Lady Killer“. The first issue will debut on Wednesday, Jan. 7. LADY KILLER #1 | Joëlle Jones | Jamie S. Rich | Laura Allred Josie Schuller is […]

Tomorrow: Publishers Weekly Webcast on how Comics are Finding New Audiences

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Want to find more about how graphic novel publishers are approaching the massive changes in comics readership and marketing now underway?

Then fire up your computer tomorrow at 1 pm EST for a webcast with these industry experts.

Dark Horse Presents unleashes 80 page 200th issue with Gillian Flynn, Groo, Mignola and more

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Novelist Gillian Flynn (Gone Girl) seems to be the headliner in the gala 200th issues of Dark Horse Presents. This groundbreaking anthology has introduced a ton of great comics to the world—a couple of little comics called Sin City and Concrete— and it was also the very first Dark Horse publication. To celebrate, the 200th issue has a stellar line up and a HELLBOY cover by Gabriel Bá, an APE-X variant cover by THE GOON creator Eric Powell and more including the US publication of a comic Flynn and Dave Gibbons originally commissioned for the Guardian in the UK.

31 Days of Halloween Review Special: Hellboy & the BPRD #1

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By Matthew Jent Hellboy and the BPRD #1 Writers: Mike Mignola & John Arcudi Artist: Alex Maleev Colorist: Dave Stewart Cover Artist: Alex Maleev Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Action/Adventure Publisher: Dark Horse Comics   “You’re taking Hellboy with you.” In the mid-1990s I was in high school and looking for rebellion. Something to get pretentious about. […]

31 Days of Halloween Review Special: Hellboy & the BPRD #1

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By Matthew Jent Hellboy and the BPRD #1 Writers: Mike Mignola & John Arcudi Artist: Alex Maleev Colorist: Dave Stewart Cover Artist: Alex Maleev Genre: Horror, Fantasy, Action/Adventure Publisher: Dark Horse Comics   “You’re taking Hellboy with you.” In the mid-1990s I was in high school and looking for rebellion. Something to get pretentious about. […]