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DC Comics Puts Black Label and Generation Five Titles on Pause

Diamond Comic Distributors' note last week about not paying publishers caused a lot of concern in the comic book industry. It was the reason given to me more than any other, that some publishers asked their creators to cease working on certain comic books right now. Diamond already announced they had shuttered their doors, to […]

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All Comics Published This Week From Marvel, DC, Image and More

Diamond Comic Distributors closed its doors to new product two weeks ago. This led to the biggest print comics publishers restricting their digital output as well. This was an attempt to support physical comic book stores, unable to receive print comics from Diamond. The suggestion is that continued digital publication right would cannibalise future print […]

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"Legend of Korra" Voice Actors to Reprise Roles in Comic Live-Reading

Legend of Korra voice actors Janet Varney and Seychelle Gabrielle, who voiced the titular Korra and her romantic partner Asami respectively on the show, will reprise their roles on Monday in a special comic book live reading event presented by Dark Horse Comics. Dark Horse, which publishes comics based on Avatar: The Last Airbender and […]

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Dark Horse is Giving Away Free Digital #1 Issues

Dark Horse Comics may not be releasing any digital comics this week, but the publisher doesn't want to leave you with nothing Dark Horse to read. To solve this problem, Dark Horse is following in the footsteps of Dynamite Entertainment and making a bunch of #1 issues free tor read digitally on their web store, […]

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Dark Horse is Making Art Books for Android, Arkham Horror and Keyforge

Dark Horse and Asmodee are making art books based on tabletop games from Asmodee's intellectual property library. In a press release Tuesday, Dark Horse and Asmodee Entertainment announced their burgeoning partnership, leading with three licensed art books for the game universes of Android, Arkham Horror, and Keyforge. Containing purportedly never-before-seen production art and commentary from […]

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Rick Remender Had Plans for a Dark Horse Mega-Crossover Event

Superstar comic book writer Rick Remender revealed an outline for a crossover between Fear Agent, The Goon, Hellboy, The Mask, Aliens, and Predator. Sadly, it was not to be. The coronavirus pandemic has shut down comic shops and halted the publication of new comics, leaving many comic book readers, along with the media, without anything […]

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Batman #92, Empyre #0 Lead Scheduled Releases This Week on ComiXology

Batman #92, Empyre #0: Avengers and Empyre #0: Fantastic Four lead the list of scheduled releases this week on Comixology. Bleeding Cool has taken a look at all the titles that the major comic book publishers still have scheduled on ComiXology for release this coming Wednesday, April 1st. While a number of publishers have pulled […]

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Comprehensive Rundown of Every Comic Book Publisher's Current Status

It's been a hectic month full of announcements from comic book publishers reacting to the rapidly-changing business conditions created by the coronavirus pandemic. We've been keeping you informed about current matters within the industry here at Bleeding Cool, as every comic book publisher in the business assesses how to navigate these unprecedented conditions. Here's a […]

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Dark Horse Will Not Release New Digital Comics Next Week

With Diamond shut down and no comics shipping to local comic stores, even ones that are still open, next week, the world is waiting to see what's going to happen on the first week with no new comics. As the direct market prepares to suffer, one question left unanswered has been: what about the publishers? […]

BANG!, Blackwood, BPRD, Tomorrow, Hidden Society and Predator Hunters III Launch in Dark Horse Comics February 2020 Solicits

Dark Horse Makes All Comics Returnable For 3 Months, Reduces Schedule

Dark Horse has released their plans regarding the current coronavirus pandemic to comic book retailers. With Diamond closing doors to new product and Dark Horse's printer in Canada also closing its doors, in an address titled 'Committed to Helping Support Your Business', Dark Horse Comics CEO Mike Richardson states, We hope you and your loved […]

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The State of the Comics Industry Under Coronavirus – On Tuesday

I have been writing this article for almost twenty-four hours. Been talking to senior comic book industry figure after another. The problem is, the second I get a hold of what might actually be going on, the situation changes from under me. But everyone is agreeing that this current coronavirus pandemic, and the reaction to […]

Umbrella Academy and DCeased On Covers of Next Week's Diamond Previews

The April edition of Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly Previews catalog arrives in comic shops and digitally on Wednesday, March 25th (Thursday in the UK now it seems) and features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning June 2020. Unless things change. The front cover features Dark […]


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New Orville, Umbrella Academy and Black Hammer in Dark Horse June 2020 Solicitations

Comingfrom Dark Horse in July 2020 solicitations… You Look Like Death: Tales from the Umbrella Academy #1 from Gerard Way and Shaun Simon of the True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys! Barbalien: Red Planet #1, a groundbreaking new sci-fi action series in the world of Black Hammer and Predator: The Original Screenplay #1 adapted from […]

Dark Horse Explores Origin of Ursula the Sea Witch in New Disney Villains Series

Dark Horse Explores Origin of Ursula the Sea Witch in New Disney Villains Series

For years, Ursula the Sea Witch has gotten a bad rap. Portrayed as the villain in The Litle Mermaid, has anyone ever considered Ursula's perspective? In the new Dark Horse comic from Sherri L. Smith and Gabriele Bagnoli, Disney Villains: Ursula and the Seven Seas, we will learn Ursula's origin… and perhaps we'll learn that […]

Black Hammer Universe Explores HIV-AIDS Crisis in Barbalien: Red Planet

Black Hammer Universe Explores HIV-AIDS Crisis in Barbalien: Red Planet

The latest series set in Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston's Black Hammer Universe will be Barbalien: Red Planet, a five-issue series by Lemire, Tate Brombal, Gabriel Hernández Walta, Jordie Bellaire, and Aditya Bidikar launching in June. Set during the height of the HIV-AIDS crisis on Earth, Dark Horse notes Barbalien: Red Planet #1 will be […]


James Romberger Takes "Post York" One-Shot And Expands It Into a Graphic Novel

James Romberger is best known for graphic novels 7 Miles a Second with David Wojnarowicz and his wife Marguerite Van Cook, and Aaron and Ahmed, with Jay Cantor. Post York by James Romberger was a 2013 Eisner Award nominee for Best Single Issue (or One-Shot), published from Uncivilized Press. It also span off into a […]

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The Witcher Needs Bernie Sanders in New Comic from Dark Horse

Dark Horse Comics and CD Project Red have announced another Witcher comic book set to hit stores in June. By Bartosz Sztybor and Amad Mir, The Witcher: Fading Memories is a four-issue mini-series showing the titular Witcher coping with rampant Witcher unemployment, destitute and desperately seeking any kind of job now that monsters are no […]