Five New Comics From Dark Horse In November – Clown Fatale, Ghost, Never Ending, Sledgehammer 44, Star Wars: Force War

"Make new things". Well at least two of these count… from Dark Horse's November offerings, five new series. But which will be the next Mind MGMT?

And why do I think it will be the first one?

ClownFatale_1Clown Fatale #1 (of 4)
Victor Gischler (W), Maurizio Rosenzweig (A), Moreno DiNisio (C), and Tim Seeley (Cover)
On sale Nov 13
FC, 32 pages
Sexy female clowns are mistaken for contract killers and abandon their shabby traveling circus for a world of violence and cruelty—with clown makeup.
• Featuring covers by Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, Revival)
• By Victor Gischler (Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike—A Dark Place, Punisher MAX, X-Men)!
"[Victor Gischler]'s proven . . . to be a writer that can balance humor, drama and action in an entertaining, fast paced package."–Bleeding Cool

Ghost_1 Ghost_1_VariantGhost #1
Kelly Sue DeConnick (W), Chris Sebela (W), Ryan Sook (A), Terry Dodson (Cover), and Paolo Rivera (Variant cover)
On sale Nov 6
FC, 32 pages
Ghost, the hero trapped between two worlds, fights to protect Chicago from extradimensional demons disguised as humans. When a familiar stranger destroys an el train, Ghost makes a deal with a devil for the chance to uncover her own mysterious past. The perfect issue to join this action-packed superhero title!
• Ryan Sook on interiors!
• Cover artist Terry Dodson!
• Chris Sebela (High Crimes) joins the fray!
• Kelly Sue DeConnick (Captain Marvel) continues her hit run on the Dark Horse hero.
"DeConnick has a strong sense of dialogue and the rhythms that sound right; the end result is a script that isn't just natural but hard to pull yourself away from."–Comic Book Resources

NeverEnding_1NEVER ENDING #1 (of 3)
Adam Knave (W), D. J. Kirkbride (W), and Robert Love (A/Cover)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
Fighting crime isn't superhero Charles Baxter's main problem—it's fighting time! Trapped for decades in a superpowered body that never ages but is now driving him insane, Chuck's only hope for a "permanent cure" is to team up with his archnemesis Archibald Crane. He just needs the evil scientist to stop hitting him first!
• The writers behind Amelia Cole deliver a strange, stunning superhero adventure!
• Robert Love's superheroic follow-up to Number 13!
How do you kill an unkillable man?

Sledgehammer44_LightningWar_1Sledgehammer 44: Lightening War #1 (of 3)
Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Laurence Campbell (A), and Dave Stewart (C)
On sale Nov 27
FC, 32 pages
After the classified, advanced airplane known as the Flying Wing is hijacked by the Nazis, Sledgehammer is sent on a special recovery mission that pits him against the deadly Black Flame!
• Cover by Mike Mignola!
• From the pages of Hellboy!
• Laurence Campbell takes the reins of Sledgehammer!
"Sledgehammer 44 has been an entirely enjoyable look into a heretofore unexplored portion of both the Hellboy universe and Mike Mignola's storytelling." – Weekly Crisis
"Laurence Cambell's art is fantastic…The monsters look creepy as always and overall the art is a big highlight of the issue." – Unleash the Fanboy

SW_DawnOfTheJedi_ForceWar_1Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi—Force War #1 (of 5)
John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (P), Dan Parsons (I), Wes Dzioba (C), and David Michael Beck (Cover)
On sale Nov 20
FC, 32 pages
The fearsome Rakata have invaded the Tython system, and war rages on every world. With Forcesabers in hand, the Je'daii have aligned themselves with unlikely generals: Daegen Lok, the mad Je'daii, and the stranger, the Force Hound Xesh—one the devil they know, the other the wild card they don't!
• The battle that will decide the future of the Jedi!
• John Ostrander and Jan Duursema pull out all the stops!

About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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