Comings and goings: Robertson, Atkins, Scott

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A number of comics coming and goings of late: § Dark Horse has promoted Sarah Robertson to director of sales. Robertson will be responsible for business development, overseeing the in-house sales team, managing distributor and retailer relationships, sales forecasting, increasing department performance, and other functions key to leading Dark Horse’s in-house sales division. “Sarah has […]

Hellboy in Hell is ending with issue #10

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In an interview with Vulture, Mike Mignola reveals that his much-lauded Hellboy in Hell series will end with issue #10 which comes out early next year. And while he’ll remain busy with overseeing BPRD and other Hellboy-verse projects—and his Frankenstein Underground gn with art by Ben Stenbeck and Dave Stewart just dropped, he has no […]

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

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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 […]

The Beat’s Best Comics of 2015

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The Comics Beat’s staff votes on the best Comic Books and Graphic Novels of the year.

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

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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

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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

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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.