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 […]
From Vertigo to Berger Books, Karen Berger has been on a lifelong journey to bring new ideas to comics.
Piece by piece, the newest cinematic incarnation of Hellboy is coming together. Today comes a big casting coup, as Deadwood and American Gods actor Ian McShane has jumped aboard the big-screen revamp of the Mike Mignola creation per THR. McShane, the master-thespian who gave one of my favorite quotes like year, when he described Game […]
On Thursday at SDCC, Dark Horse editor Ian Tucker sat down with 343 Industries (Halo Wars 2) Frank O’Connor and Blizzard Entertainment’s (Overwatch) Robert Simpson to talk about bringing beloved video game franchises to comics and art books. Opening with a bit of light Q&A among the dais, O’Connor and Simpson talked about parts of […]
On early Saturday afternoon, former DC Comics publisher Paul Levitz sat down for an in-depth discussion with Vertigo founding editor and current editor of Dark Horse’s Berger Books imprint, Karen Berger. Levitz, who recently wrapped work on Brooklyn Bloods for “Dark Horse Presents” dropped a little bit of a bombshell when he mentioned that he […]
As I’ve said many times before on this very site, the Mignolaverse is without any doubt, my favorite ongoing shared universe. From the poetic and tragic recently concluded Hellboy in Hell, the war-inflected tales of the BPRD series (soon to pick back up), the rip-roaring pulp adventures of Lobster Johnson, the Victorian horror of Witchfinder, […]
4 days ago, Alex had reported that Netflix and Dark Horse were drying the ink on a deal that would turn The Umbrella Academy, Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba‘s creator-owned Dark Horse series, into the next comics-based offering from the streaming giant. As of this evening, it’s now official, as Netflix and Dark Horse have released […]
Revealed today by Entertainment Weekly, the long talked-about prequel to Frank Miller’s 300, told from the Persian perspective, will finally see print next year from Dark Horse. Xerxes: The Fall of the House of Darius and the Rise of Alexander, which focuses on the Persian emperor Xerxes, whose armies invaded Greece in the fifth century BC, […]
Out of development hell at last?
Anyone who’s read comics knows the work of Dave McKean. Hell, plenty of people who haven’t read comics know the work of Dave McKean.