Dark Horse just announced a new original graphic novel called Best Wishes written by Dark Horse founder Mike Richardson (Star Wars: Crimson Empire, 47 Ronin, Echoes) with art by and the great Paul Chadwick (Concrete, The World Below, Gifts of the Night). It’s Chadwick’s first comics work since 2013! When two strangers cast coins into a Central […]
Dark Horse has announced the second volume in their Moebius Library reprint project.
Berserk, the best selling manga by Kentaro Miura, is big in Japan and since it launched from Dark Horse in 2003 it’s been a solid hit here with more than 1.2 million copies sold. That makes it one of the most successful seinen (older male) manga series ever in the US. After a three year […]
Unless you were on a particularly good vacation, you probably heard the news a few weeks back that Vertigo editors were in high demand. Karen Berger, who founded and ran the Vertigo imprint, was hired by Dark Horse and will be having her own imprint. Then Shelly Bond, who took over after Berger’s departure, was […]
Comixology Sunday! If you’ve never been introduced to Mike Mignola’s sardonic demon, the Hellboy Sampler will do just that, All stories are written by Mignola, with art by him, Fabio Moon (below) and Cameron Stewart. And exar fun pages by R. Sikoryak. Hellboy the franchise is known for always having awesome art, as you can […]
Periodically (pun intended), it’s useful to take a look at where the sales of a publisher’s titles are clustered. It helps widen the picture of how things are going. The idea is to break the sales chart into 10K slices. While it’s not particularly insightful to compare DC and Marvel to most of the independent […]
Periodically (pun intended), it’s useful to take a look at where the sales of a publisher’s titles are clustered. It helps widen the picture of how things are going. Things get a little different when you get into the independent comics world. The sales tend to be clustered in a subset of shops, with high […]
Once in a while I like to point you in the direction of something that won’t be free for long. Such is the case of Henchgirl by Kristen Gudsnuk, which ran as a webcomic but will soon be coming down from the web. It’s sort of Sex in the City meets Superheroes, as the sidekick of […]
Back in 2001, Neil Gaiman wrote a book called American Gods. It won some awards, inspired a sequel called Anansi Boys, a TV adaption will be coming out soon… oh, yes. They’re also doing a comic book adaption. You’d have thought as big as that novel was, there’d already be a comics adaption of it, but Dark […]
A bunch of new comics and other major news will roll out at ECCC over the next few days, and here’s an announcement of a new creator owned Dark Horse tilte: Bankshot by Alex de Campi, artist ChrisCross (Convergence: Justice League of America), and colorist Snakebite. It’s described as all out action by de Campi. The five-issue mini series launches in June.