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Co-Founder Of Dark Horse Randy Stradley Retires After 35 Years

Co-Founder Of Dark Horse, Randy Stradley, Retires After 35 Years

After 35 years, the co-founder of Dark Horse Comics, and VP – Publishing, Randy Stradley, has retired. In 1985, comic store owner Mike Richardson approached his friend and Star Wars comic writer for Marvel, Randy Stradley, with his plan to start a comic book publishing company.  The idea was to not only allow writers and […]

Immortals Fenyx Rising: Ubisofts Video Game Becomes A Graphic Novel

Immortals Fenyx Rising: Ubisoft's Video Game Becomes A Graphic Novel

Ubisoft's Immortals Fenyx Rising is a popular action-adventure video game where players get to role-play in the fantasy world of Greek Mythology, and now they're hoping that translates just as well into the comics medium.  The game's creators at Ubisoft are teaming up with Dark Horse Comics to release Immortals Fenyx Rising: From Great Beginnings, a new […]

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

More Diamond Comics Delays To Comic Shops This Week

There have been a lot of delays to comic book deliveries of late, with current weather issues hitting all manner of aspects of the industry. Both Diamond Comic Distributors and Lunar Distribution have faced delays to comic book stores and we now have the latest. Last week, Bleeding Cool reported that "Diamond Comic Distributor's Olive […]

A Look Through X-Ray Spex At X-Ray Robot

A Look Through X-Ray Spex At X-Ray Robot

If there's a more unabashedly COMICS title than X-Ray Robot, I'm not aware of it. It's tough to write about the Allred Family's work (Mike Allred and Laura Allred) and not write the word joy. X-Ray Robot is another piece of their joyous science fiction. Depending on how generous you are to X-Ray Robot, it's […]

Diamond Discounts Free Comic Book Day 2020 Comics To Retailers

Diamond Discounts Free Comic Book Day 2020 Comics To Retailers

Free Comic Book Day was a bit of a damp squib in 2020. When FCBD was cancelled, the books had already been printed, and when it was rearranged for a month-long promotion, it didn't have the impact the original would have done, with many stores operating social distancing or being closed entirely. As a result, […]

Keanu Reeves to Blade Runner Origins: Thank FOC Its Friday &#8211 29/1/21

Keanu Reeves to Blade Runner Origins: Thank FOC It's Friday – 29/1/21

Thank FOC It's Friday –  Planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors. And now Lunar Distribution as well. Here's a lot of product coming through that needs adjusting because this represents the comic book industry returning to comic book stores en masse. Traditionally FOC is the […]

Dark Horse To Publish YouNeek Line of Superhero Graphic Novels

Dark Horse To Publish YouNeek Line of Superhero Graphic Novels

You may have read a little about YouNeek Studios on Bleeding Cool in the past. Odds you will be seeing a lot more in the future. Since 2012, Roye Okupe, has been building a universe of superheroes that spans centuries centered around African stories, crafted by African creators. Now, Dark Horse will be adding YouNeek […]

Dark Horse Comics Full Solicits April 2021 &#8211 Take Pride

Dark Horse Comics Full Solicits April 2021 – Take Pride

The Dark Horse Comics April 2021 solicitations are up, including the launch of the new Beasts of Burden: Occupied Territory, series, the launch of Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden's Cojacaru the Skinner #1 and a new Cyberpunk 2077: You Have My Word series – as well as the arrival of Joe Glass's The Pride to Dark […]

286 Bleeding Cool Comics-Related Posts About Donald Trump 2016-2021

286 Bleeding Cool Comics-Related Posts About Donald Trump 2016-2021

Bleeding Cool has been covering the effects of Donald Trump on the comic book world and industry. On his final day in the role of President Of The United States, we take a look back at both the lead-up to the election, his Presidency, the cultural reflection and refraction, the actions of Marvel chair, personal […]

Some Thoughts On The Seeds from Dark Horse Comics

Some Thoughts On The Seeds from Dark Horse Comics

It's dangerous to buy anything on name value alone (just ask Cyberpunk 2077 players), but sometimes, a person can be tempted. The Seeds, a comic from Ann Nocenti and David Aja, is that temptation. Nocenti's a world-traveling comics veteran, and Aja, you know, from his trend setting work on Marvel's Hawkeye. Eagle-eyed readers will note […]

Dark Horse Comics To Run Harassment/Discrimination Prevention Training

Dark Horse Comics To Run Harassment/Discrimination Prevention Training

After allegations against a number of Dark Horse Comics employees over recent years, including Scott Allie and Brendan Wright, the Portland-based comic book publisher committed to undertake a number of measures regarding the policing if such issues going forward. Last night they tweeted out the following statement. With the help of outside HR Consultant, McGeachy […]

Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden Expand Outerverse Continuity

Mike Mignola and Christopher Golden Expand "Outerverse" Continuity

Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, Hellboy novelist Christopher Golden, and artist Peter Bergting are creating three new Outerverse  titles as part of the expansion of the continuity at Dark Horse Comics Cojacaru The Skinner, Imogen Of The Wyrding Way and The Golem Walks Among Us, are three one-shots that will expand the shared world of Baltimore, […]

Multiple Printings From Dark Horse Boom Image Marvel Scout Vault

Multiple Printings From Dark Horse, Boom, Image, Marvel, Scout, Vault

Plenty of comics getting second, third and even fifth printings, Phantom Starkiller from Scout Comics, Ha Ha from Image, Gwenom Vs Carnage and Amazing Spider-Man from Marvel, I Walk With Monsters from Vault and lots for Seven Secrets from Boom. Covers where we have them… PHANTOM STARKILLER #1 3RD PTG DEC208153 SCOUT COMICS (W) Peter […]

Craig Rousseaus Young Hellboy Cover For Forbidden Planet And Jetpack

Craig Rousseau's Young Hellboy Cover For Forbidden Planet And Jetpack

Forbidden Planet in the UK and Jetpack Comics in New Hampshire, USA share an exclusive variant cover drawn by artist Craig Rousseau for the new Young Hellboy comic book, out from Dark Horse in February. Mike Mignola, Tom Sniegoski, Craig Rousseau, Clem Robbins, and Dave Stewart will explore an untold chapter of Hellboy's childhood in […]

Jeff Lemire &#8211 Black Hammer Reborn Mazebook and Madame Dragonfly

Jeff Lemire – Black Hammer Reborn, Mazebook and Madame Dragonfly

Jeff Lemire has told readers of his newsletter – well, quite a lot, it seems. Bleeding Cool TV already looked at some of the news he was giving about the upcoming TV series of Sweet Tooth. He also talked about two planned DC Comics projects as part of their mature-reader superhero line, Black Label, including […]

James Hepplewhites Top 6 Comics Of 2020

James Hepplewhite's Top 6 Comics Of 2020

Here are my top 6 comics of what came out in 2020. 2020 was an awful year, but some great comics came out last year, and they're worth highlighting. There are links to where you can buy these comics if you click on the name. I tried to avoid Amazon, but alas, I couldn't find […]

Dark Horse Announce New Dave McKean Graphic Novel: Raptor

Dark Horse Announce New Dave McKean Graphic Novel: Raptor

Oregon-based comics publisher Dark Horse Comics announced Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel, a new original graphic novel from superstar artist Dave McKean, due out July 7, 2021. The OGN, Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel, isn't McKean's first rodeo with Dark Horse. Dark Horse previously published a lot of Dave McKean's catalog, including Black Dog: The […]

Youth For The New Year &#8211 Thank FOC Its Friday 1st of January 2021

Youth For The New Year – Thank FOC It's Friday, 1st of January 2021

Thank FOC It's Friday –  Planned to coincide and cover the demands of Final Order Cut Off at Diamond Comic Distributors. And no Lunar as well. Not UCS anymore, though. Of course, in these times, so much of this is up in the air.  There's a lot of product coming through that needs adjusting. Because […]

The Top 101 Most-Read Stories On Bleeding Cool In 2020

The Top 101 Most-Read Stories On Bleeding Cool In 2020

Here are the 101 most-read stories on Bleeding Cool of the year. The numbers don't lie. Our May scoop that DC comic book series Lucifer was cancelled mid-run and would conclude as an original graphic novel is now coming to fruition and will be published in February 2021. The full list runs below; the numbers […]

Dark Horse Comics March 2021 Solicitations In Full with James Stokoe

Dark Horse Comics March 2021 Solicitations In Full with James Stokoe

And now we have Dark Horse Comics March 2021 solicitations in full, including the launch of James Stokoe's Orphan: Five Beasts, the new Critical Role series, Tyler Boss' Dead Dogs Bite, a new God Of War: Fallen God by Chris Roberson and Tony Parker, a new Dragon Age: Dark Fortress by Nunzio Defilippis, Christina Weir and […]