Pastrami Nation Issues #5: No One Left to Fight #3 Review

By Nolan P. Smith Welcome back to another installment of Issues, our audio only podcast dedicated to the review of single issue comic books. With this episode, we look at No One Left to Fight #3 from Dark Horse Comics. Music from filmmusic.io “Lost Time” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) License: CC BY (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

Pastrami Nation Issues: Tommy Gun Wizards #1 Review

By Nolan P. Smith Welcome back to Pastrami Nation Issues! Our audio-only podcast dedicated to the review of single-issue comic books! For this episode, I review Dark Horse Comics’ Tommy Gun Wizards #1! Make sure to visit  PastramiNation.com for news, reviews, podcasts, videos, giveaways and more! Also on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest! Music Revival…Read moreRead more

No One Left to Fight #2 Review: When the Bell Rings

By Nolan P. Smith With the second installment of No One Left to Fight, we dive deeper into a world where a born warrior has saved the world, and now is searching for purpose once again. A kindred spirit to Dragonball Z, this book continues to look at a world when the fighting stops. By…Read moreRead more

Berserker Unbound #1 Review: Modern Day Mongrel

By Nolan P. Smith When you have two well respected and talented creators like Jeff Lemire and Mike Deodato Jr. come together for a creator-owned series, the world should take notice. Berserker Unbound is a brand new series from Dark Horse Comics that takes a dangerous warrior and flings him into the modern-day. The Berserker…Read moreRead more

Strayed Invades the Galaxy August 14

By Staff Reports The fate of the universe rests in the paws of Lou, an astral-projecting cat and his loving owner Kiara. Desperate to preserve the well-being of billions, their revolt against the status quo is a battle for love, friendship, and the soul of humanity, all brought to you from psychedelic space! Strayed comes…Read moreRead more

Advance Review: No One Left to Fight #1

By Nolan P. Smith I love comic books, of course. But I also love anime and manga just as much. So when Dark Horse announced No One Left to Fight as ‘inspired by Dragon Ball,’ I was intrigued and a bit nervous. Those are enormous shoes to fill, even for a title inspired by the…Read moreRead more

Advance Review: Black Hammer/Justice League #1

By Nolan P. Smith One team is the premier supergroup in the DC Universe; the other is a universe displaced shell of the world’s greatest heroes. Thanks to DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics, we get the crossover I never thought would happen: Black Hammer/Justice League comes together for the Hammer of Justice. From Jeff…Read moreRead more

The Line Between Good and Evil is Never Clear

By Staff Reports Artist and writer John Allison (Giant Days, Bad Machinery) colorist Sarah Stern (Star Wars Adventures, Zodiac Starforce), and letterer Jim Campbell (Giant Days, LadyCastle) welcome you to Steeple, a land where the world isn’t as black and white as it may appear. Tredregyn Parish – in a sleepy Cornish coastal town fabled…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Gives The Umbrella Academy The Deluxe Treatment

By Staff Reports Whether you discovered The Umbrella Academy this year with the release of the new Netflix series, or you’ve been a fan since the beginning, you can indulge in this dysfunctional superhero family in greater detail than ever before with the upcoming The Umbrella Academy Library Editions! From co-creators Gerard Way (My Chemical…Read moreRead more

The World of Black Hammer Encyclopedia Hits Stores This July

By Staff Reports If you’re a fan of the Eisner Award-winning series but have questions about the weird and wonderful world filled with Golden Age pulp heroes and alien warlords then you won’t want to miss this! Critically acclaimed writer and Black Hammer co-creator Jeff Lemire is teaming up with writer Tate Brombal to explore…Read moreRead more

Hellboy: The Art of the Motion Picture Review

By Nolan P. Smith I love artbooks. I love seeing the creative process and how a concept comes to life. With the Art of the latest Hellboy film, Dark Horse brings a fantastic look at the world of Hellboy in 2019. The 175-page book is packed with concept art, illustrations, designs, and accompanying comic book…Read moreRead more

The Hellboy Review

By Nolan P. Smith Since it was first announced, the new Hellboy film has been circled in controversy, the main topic being: no Ron Pearlman? Not my Hellboy. But to make such a statement without giving this new iteration a shot, that’s is just insane. Well, the latest version of Hellboy is here, right hand…Read moreRead more

Daniel Chabon Promoted To Senior Editor at Dark Horse

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is pleased to announce the promotion of Daniel Chabon to the role of Senior Editor. Chabon joined the Dark Horse family in 2009 as an assistant editor on Mike Mignola’s Hellboy. He’s an Eisner Award-nominated comic book and graphic novel editor with a master’s degree in book publishing from Portland…Read moreRead more

Matt Wagner’s Grendel Returns to Dark Horse

By Staff Reports Grendel Prime searches the stars for a new home for mankind, and Matt Wagner returns to his darkest creation! Today, Dark Horse is happy to announce a new Grendel series from Eisner Award-nominated creator Matt Wagner (Grendel, Mage), joined by colorist Brennan Wagner (Grendel vs. The Shadow, Batman), and letterer Dave Lanphear…Read moreRead more

Calamity Kate #1 Review: The Rock Star of Monster Hunters

By Nolan P. Smith Monster hunting has been all the rage for years now. From Van Helsing to the Winchester brothers on Supernatural, we gravitate towards these heroes in every creative medium. With Dark Horse Comic’s Calamity Kate, we get an over the top, celebrity status monster hunter with a charm all her own. From…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Comics and DC Universes Collide with Black Hammer/ Justice League

By Staff Reports Dark Horse Comics and DC Publishing present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019 in Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! Black Hammer co-creator Jeff Lemire (Essex County, Descender, Green Arrow, Sweet Tooth) and artist Michael Walsh (Spider-Man, Star Wars) join forces to bring the heroes of Metropolis to the Black Hammer…Read moreRead more

ECCC 2019: Dark Horse and Critical Role Launch Major Publishing Campaign

By Staff Reports Dark Horse Comics and Critical Role are proud to announce three new projects set to release in 2019. Based on epic tales from the world of Exandria, these new comics, art books and more will explore this universe in new and original ways! The most popular digital tabletop game in the world,…Read moreRead more

Black Hammer ’45 #1 Review: War Never Ends

By Nolan P. Smith The Black Hammer universe has been growing and expanding at Dark Horse. Each spin-off brings it’s own flare, it’s own heart and soul, yet retains ties to the heroes of Black Hammer. With Black Hammer ’45, we are transported to the past as the Black Hammer Squadron flew the skies fighting…Read moreRead more

ECCC 2019: Sword And Sorcery Meets Urban Sprawl in Berserker Unbound

By Staff Reports Writer Jeff Lemire (Black Hammer), artist Mike Deodato Jr. (Thanos), and colorist Frank Martin (East of West) are joining forces once again, this time to bring a modern twist to an epic fantasy in Berserker Unbound. Dark Horse Comics is excited to release this action-packed new series, with covers by both Mike…Read moreRead more

Netflix The Umbrella Academy Review- Best in the Class

By Nolan P. Smith When it comes to original comics in the past decade or so, you cannot make a list without including The Umbrella Academy from Dark Horse Comics. The off-beat, smart series following a strange retired superteam tasked with saving the world by Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba has taken the world by…Read moreRead more

666 Cases of Hellboy Beer On Tap from Gigantic Brewing and Dark Horse Comics

By Staff Reports To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the publication of Hellboy: Seed of Destruction, Oregon’s Gigantic Brewing and Dark Horse Comics are teaming up to create 666 cases of Hellboy beer, based on award-winning cartoonist Mike Mignola’s legendary character. All told, Gigantic Brewing will release six different Hellboy beers, with flavors inspired by…Read moreRead more

The Girl in the Bay #1 Review: Dead Isn’t Always Dead

By Nolan P. Smith Death isn’t always the end, as years of comic books, movies, novels and more have led us to believe. For Kathrine Sartori, death didn’t mean death; it meant something far more exciting and puzzling: that’s the premise for Dark Horse Comics latest Berger Books release, The Girl in the Bay. From…Read moreRead more

Wyrd #1 Review: When You’re Strange

By Nolan P. Smith Dark Horse always brings out the strange and wondrous, I mean, look at Hellboy and The Umbrella Academy for two perfect examples. With Wyrd, we get a tale that follows a somewhat familiar protagonist down a twisted, funhouse version of a legend. With a description like that, why wouldn’t you pick…Read moreRead more

Battleship Yamato Prepares For Launch

By Staff Reports 2199 will be Earth’s final year—unless the voyage of Space Battleship Yamato can succeed, and you can follow their mission as it begins with volume 1 of Star Blazers: Space Battleship Yamato 2199, coming to Dark Horse July 2019! Aliens from the planet Gamilas have devastated the biosphere, determined to reshape our…Read moreRead more

New Trailer for The Umbrella Academy Series on Netflix

By Staff Reports When it rains, it pours. Here’s your first look at The Umbrella Academy. Coming to Netflix February 15. A dysfunctional family of superheroes comes together to solve the mystery of their father’s death, the threat of the apocalypse and more. Adapted from the comic created by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá. Watch…Read moreRead more

Polar Vol 1 Review: Stone Cold

By Nolan P. Smith With the Netflix original film debuting on January 25th, I figured now would be a great time to check out and review the three Polar volumes, available at your local comic shops, bookstores and the Dark Horse Comics app. Being a big fan of Victor Santos’ work, I am surprised at…Read moreRead more

The Out of This World Moonshadow Comes to Dark Horse

By Staff Reports America’s First Fully Painted Graphic Novel, Moonshadow, has a new home at Dark Horse! Known as America’s first fully painted graphic novel, the poetic, philosophical, and groundbreaking Moonshadow gets a deluxe hardcover treatment available Spring 2019. This definitive edition with over 500 pages includes a new introduction by creator J.M. DeMatteis, as…Read moreRead more

Mirror, Mirror On the Wall— Who’s the Villain After All?

By Staff Reports Neil Gaiman’s chilling retelling of the Snow White fairytale, Snow, Glass, Apples has been gloriously adapted by Colleen Doran, who previously adapted Gaiman’s award-winning short story Troll Bridge. Terrified of her monstrous stepdaughter and determined to repel the creature and save her kingdom, a not-so-evil queen desperately tries to stop a happily…Read moreRead more

Polar Trailer Online Now, Hits Netflix This January

By Nolan P. Smith Ready for a bloody, cold time? Then I can’t think of a better film than the upcoming Polar, hitting Netflix this month! Based on the amazing Dark Horse Comics book by Victor Santos, the film is about the world’s top assassin, The Black Kaiser, going into retirement. But nothing is that…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Goes Back to the Drawing Board with Expanded Edition of the Art of Comic Book Inking

By Staff Reports The Art of Comic Book Inking is the industry-standard manual for aspiring comic book inkers and industry professionals alike. Now, Dark Horse is proud to present an expanded edition with new art and text by Gary Martin and a bonus chapter on digital inking by artist Leo Vitalis. Along with pen, brush,…Read moreRead more