What’s Halloween without a little Mike Mignola? This year Mignola’s been working on Mr. Higgins Comes Home, a graphic novel which he’s writing and Warwick Johnson-Cadwell is illustrating. It concerns some vampire hunters, a sad werewolf and the undead. Mignola’s using the old Hammer horror films as his starting point for this send up of the […]
Ann Nocenti talks to The Beat about her career in comics and launching the sci-fi political thriller The Seeds with artist David Aja for the Dark Horses’ newly minted Berger Books imprint.
We’ve made no secret of our admiration for Black Hammer, the deconstructed superhero saga by Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston. Writer Lemire offers an off kilter view of a superteam that was transported to a strange dimension after they defeated their greatest menace in an epic, crossover worthy battle. Now they find themselves living on a […]
Kate Leth talks to The Beat about her self-made beginnings and transition to licensed work, which led to her current series Spell on Wheels for Dark Horse.
The Once and Future Queen Vol. 1 Written by D.J. Kirkbride and Adam P. Knave Illustrated by Nick Brokenshire Letters and Logo Design by Frank Cvetkovic Published by Dark Horse After wrapping up the ongoing Amelia Cole series, the creative team of D.J. Kirkbride, Adam P. Knave and Nick Brokenshire are back for a new ongoing […]
Welcome to the Diamond Retailer Breakfast! Ever wonder what goes on at these regular-fans-can’t-get-into-panels? Wonder. No. More. Before heading into the presentation, I had a chance to sit down with a few retailers over eggs, bacon, sausage and much-needed coffee. “What do you think of the breakfast?” “Well, at least it didn’t arrive late […]
Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston’s Black Hammer has been both a critical darling and one of Dark Horse’s better selling titles. Which means that the superhero title, isn’t going away, it’s getting a relaunch. Black Hammer: Age of Doom will launch in April. Says Lemire, “One thing BLACK HAMMER has always done is comment on the […]
Dark Horse has announced it’s line of limited edition comics and merchandise for New York Comic Con 2017. Behold: The Witcher: Wolf Wall Sculpture Light Up Convention Exclusive $60.00 Limited Edition of 500 2 per person per day Mass Effect: Andromeda Tempest Ship Replica Convention Exclusive Bronze Edition $50.00 Limited Edition of 300 2 […]
It’s time to take a look at the sales distribution charts of Image and the other independent publishers for August. Standard disclaimers: The numbers are based on the Diamond sales charts as estimated by the very reliable John Jackson Miller. These charts are pretty accurate for U.S. Direct Market sales with the following caveats: 1) you […]
There’s a life cycle for comics, particularly the creator-owned ones that tell a saga: first comes the single issue serial, then comes the trade paperback (preceded by a hard cover if it’s really popular). Then you get some fancier HC’s that span a couple of the previous volumes and finally, once the series has wrapped […]