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The Back Order List 9/2/2020: 2nd Prints Small Press &#038 Manga

The Back Order List 9/2/2020: 2nd Prints, Small Press, & Manga

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond. Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need more. […]

Critical Role Overwatch in Dark Horse Comics December 2020 Solicits

Critical Role, Overwatch in Dark Horse Comics December 2020 Solicits

Dark Horse Comics have their December 2020 solicitation ready to go. Including the return of Overwatch comic books with Overwatch: Tracer — London Calling #1 from Mariko Tamaki and Babs Tarr, and Matthew Mercer, Jody Houser and Olivia Samson have a third volume of Critical Role: Vox Populi. The Eisner-nominated one-shot Post York TP expands to […]

Ian Flynn Writes the Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-Speed-Ia

Ian Flynn Writes the Sonic the Hedgehog Encyclo-Speed-Ia

Starting with the Legend Of Zelda over-sized reference books, Dark Horse Comics has set up quite the cottage industry in high-end gaming bible for all manner of franchises and format. And for 2021, for Sonic the Hedgehog's 30th anniversary, he will be the latest gaming figure to feature,  a new full-colour hardcover historical retrospective that […]

Legend of Korra: Turf War Continues the Avatars LGBTQ+ Representation

Legend of Korra: Turf War Continues the Avatar's LGBTQ+ Representation

When The Legend of Korra ended in 2014, fans watched as the two protagonists walked hand in hand into the spirit portal. Although there was a certain level of ambiguity in their relationship, show creators confirmed once the series concluded that Korra and Asami were absolutely a couple, in a move that gave LGBTQ+ fans […]

Spy Island #1 Review: A Weird Stylish Genre Thriller

Spy Island #1 Review: A Weird, Stylish Genre Thriller

Spy Island reunites writer Chelsea Cain with two artists from her Image Comics series, Maneaters: Lia Miternique, who is credited as co-creator, cover artist, and artist for supplemental material, and Elise McCall, who handles the main art. Rachelle Rosenberg is on colors, Joe Caramagna does the lettering, and Stella Greenvoss handles more supplemental material for this Dark Horse debut. Cain is known for making […]

The Young Billy and Thea in Bill And Ted Are Doomed #1 Out Tomorrow

The Young Billy and Thea in Bill And Ted Are Doomed #1 Out Tomorrow

As Bill And Ted return with Face The Music – we are also seeing a comic book turn, a new Bill And Ted series written by Evan Dorkin, who created the Marvel series that was a real comic book highlight of the nineties, along with the movie co-creator snd writer Ed Solomon, and drawn by […]

Dark Horse Reschedules Gert and the Sacred Stones For March 2021

Dark Horse Reschedules Gert and the Sacred Stones For March 2021

Earlier this year, Dark Horse Comics announced the increasing of their international line of graphic novels including from Italian publisher Tunué, creators Marco Rocchi and Francesca Carità, and translator Jamie Richards, the middle-grade graphic novel Gert and the Sacred Stones, being made available in English for the first time. Publication was planned for August but, […]

Dark Horse Reschedules Joe Death And The Graven Image to May (Preview)

Dark Horse Reschedules Joe Death And The Graven Image to May (Preview)

Last year, Dark Horse Comics has announced a new original graphic novel by artist Benjamin Schipper, Joe Death And The Graven Image, to be published this month, described as a cross between Mike Mignola, A Fistful of Dollars, and Johnny Cash's Ghost Riders in the Sky.  It didn't happen, due to the usual. But it […]

The Orville: Launch Day (Season 2.5) #1 Review: Spaceborne Adventure

The Orville: Launch Day (Season 2.5) #1 Review: Spaceborne Adventure

The Star Trek franchise has spawned a number of ersatz simulacra, from Galaxy Quest to the Seth McFarlane-led franchise, and each one has its own twist on spaceborne adventure and diplomacy. The Orville: Launch Day #1, written by the show's executive producer, wonderfully captures the voices of the characters and the struggles they normally face. […]

Paul Levitz Graphic Novel Unfinished Business Rescheduled For April

Paul Levitz' Graphic Novel, Unfinished Business Rescheduled For April

Former DC Comics publisher and president Paul Levitz' new graphic novel with 2000AD artist Simon Fraser was planned to be published in June this year. But, you know, things happened. The graphic novel, to be published by Dark Horse Comics, has now been rescheduled for April 2021. It was previously described as "a tantalizing original […]

Separated At Birth: Tristan Jones and Greg Land on Aliens

Separated At Birth: Tristan Jones and Greg Land on Aliens

This is the new Marvel cover to the Aliens Omnibus by Greg Land, reprinting the Dark Horse Aliens tales in its first volume. But does it look a little familiar? Here is some work from Tristan Jones who has drawn for Dark Horse's Aliens titles (though not in this volume) and who noted some of […]

Early Hellboy Goes To Auction &#8211 John Byrnes Next Men #21 9.0 Vs 9.6

Early Hellboy Goes To Auction – John Byrne's Next Men #21 9.0 Vs 9.6

Both published by Dark Horse Comics at the time, Mike Mignola's Hellboy made one of his earliest appearances in John Byrne's Next Men #21, albeit it a fictionalised version of himself, before Dark Horse published Hellboy #1. As a result, it has become quite the collectible over the years. On Wednesday, at the ComicConnect Auctions, […]

The Back Order List 8/12/20: More Empyre Manga &#038 Seven Secrets #1

The Back Order List 8/12/20: More Empyre, Manga, & Seven Secrets #1

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond. Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need […]

Dark Horse Puts ComiXology Originals Into Print- Start With Afterlift

Dark Horse Puts ComiXology Originals Into Print- Start With Afterlift

Dark Horse Comics will be publishing print editions of comiXology Originals's digital line of original graphic novels and collections. Select titles from the creator-owned line of comiXology Originals will be available in print for the first time for customers in comic shops, bookstores, and libraries, beginning next spring 2021 with the release of paperback editions […]

Dark Horse Publishes Mike Mignola: The Quarantine Sketchbook

Dark Horse Publishes Mike Mignola: The Quarantine Sketchbook

During the coronavirus quarantine, legendary Hellboy creator Mike Mignola posted original pencil sketches online and auctioned off the art to raise money for Chef José Andrés' World Central Kitchen. The sketches went viral and were the talk of the comics internet. Now those sketches will be in print for the first time in a new, oversized hardcover […]

Looking at Blacksad: Collected Stories and Vampire: The Masquerade #1

Looking at Blacksad: Collected Stories and Vampire: The Masquerade #1

A couple of recent releases caught my eye, Dark Horse Comics' Blacksad: Collected Stories and Vault Comics' Vampire: The Masquerade #1. I thought I'd give them a look. Blacksad: Collected Stories Sometimes, there's not much to say about a comic except that it's particularly good and deserves the praise it gets. Blacksad is that comic, […]

Stranger Things D&#038D Crossover on Cover of Next Weeks Previews

Stranger Things, D&D, Crossover on Cover of Next Week's Previews

Next Wednesday's edition of Diamond Comic Distributors' monthly Preview catalogue features comic books, graphic novels, toys, and other pop culture merchandise scheduled to go on sale beginning November 2020. And it is slowly going up online right now, cover by cover. Talking of covers, the front cover features Dark Horse Comics' Stranger Things and Dungeons & […]

Marvel To Publish Aliens Omnibus Of Dark Horse Comics

Marvel To Publish Aliens Omnibus Of Dark Horse Comics

We knew that Marvel Comics had the rights to publish new Alien, Aliens and Predator comic books, after taking the rights from Dark Horse Comics. Disney owns Marvel, Disney owns Fox, you can see how that was going to go. Now Marvel Comics is to publish the Aliens Omnibus to be published in April 2021, […]

The Witcher Stranger Things/D&#038D in Dark Horse November 2020 Solicits

The Witcher, Stranger Things/D&D in Dark Horse November 2020 Solicits

Dark Horse Comics has issued their November 2020 solicitations, including the IP crossover series Stranger Things and Dungeons & Dragons #1, the new Resident Alien: Your Ride's Here #1 ahead of the SyFy television series, a new series based on the game and Netflix show, The Witcher: Fading Memories #1 featuring Geralt, and a collection of […]

Marvel Titan Dark Horse Release Free Comic Book Day 2020 Digitally

Marvel, Titan, Dark Horse Release Free Comic Book Day 2020 Digitally

Marvel Comics has released their two Free Comic Book Day titles for 2020, digitally, on their Marvel Unlimited server. Though, because they are free, you don't have to be a subscriber to read them. They are also both free on ComiXology. Free Comic Book Day 2020 (X-Men) #1 FCBD is headlined by a brand new […]