Webcomics Tuesday: Empowered by Adam Warren is being serialzed online FREE


Empowered isn’t for everyone…but it is for a LOT of people. Adam Warren’s pastiche on manga is billed as a “sexy superhero comedy” and that it is, but it’s also a long running story with a lot of heart and characterization that propel it far beyond mere cheesecake comics. And with nine volumes (!) in […]

Dark Horse to publish Gaiman stories with Doran, Bá, and Moon


Dark Horse is expanding its series of comics adaptations of short stories by Neil Gaiman with two new titles in 2016.
Gabriel Moon and Fabio Bá will adapt “How to Talk to Girls at Parties” and Colleen Doran does “Troll Bridge”. Dark Horse will also re-release Creatures of the Night and The Facts in the Case of the Departure of Miss Finch, which were previously adapted by Michael Zulli.

Margaret Atwood is writing a series of all-ages graphic novels for Dark Horse


Canadian literary treasure Margaret Atwood has been toying with comics for a while, showing up at conventions and expressing her interest in the form. And now she’s taken the plunge! With a band new graphic novel, Angel Catbird, which will be illustrated bu Johnnie Christmas (Sheltered). The book is the first in a trio of all-ages (!) graphic novel that tell the story of “an unusual superhero. The first book comes out in fall of 2016, published in conjunction with Keep Cats Safe and Save Bird Lives, a charity led by conservation group Nature Canada.

24 Hours of Halloween: Dark Horse digital sale with Creepy, Hellboy and more


It doesn’t really get any more Halloween-y than Dark Horse’s outstanding line up of horror books…and there’ a big digital sale going on at Comixology which ends tomorrow, as spirits go back to their graves. Books on offer include Creepy archives, Eerie Archives and the incomparable Hellboy.

Hirings: Dark Horse hires four, including Means-Shannon


Well, those who saw her tweets about a cross country journey may have figured it out, but former Bleeding Cool editor in chief (and Beat contributor back in the day) Hannah Means-Shannon has landed at Dark horse as an associate editor. Big Roadtrip day 5! Canyons are cool. pic.twitter.com/rgOH7c2DJx — Hannah Means-Shannon (@HannahMenzies) October 28, […]

INTERVIEW: Dean DeBlois and Richard Hamilton Reimagine Berk in “How to Train Your Dragon” GNs


The How to Train Your Dragons franchise is one of the biggest critical successes in animation from the last decade.  Spawning two movies and three seasons of television, the story of a scrawny viking boy and his toothless dragon have captured hearts and minds through screens around the world.  Now, film series director Dean DeBlois and Dreamworks’ […]

NYCC ’15: Dark Horse Announces “Bird Boy” and “Action Cat” at All-Ages Panel


Saturday afternoon hosted Dark Horse’s All-Ages: Comics are for Everyone! panel where the publisher announced two new comics: Bird Boy and a new Aw Yeah Comics! story. Artist Annie Szabla has been creating comics since 2009 crafting her rich stories and incredible artwork. She is taking her acclaimed Bird Boy series and publishing it through Dark Horse […]

NYCC’15: Dark Horse Brings James Cameron’s Avatar to Comics


During a special panel at New York Comic Con 2015, Dark Horse Comics in conjunction with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and James Cameron’s Lightstorm Entertainment announced that AVATAR, the highest-grossing film in history, will expand into the world of comic books in anticipation of the three upcoming film sequels. The books are said to tell […]