Fandoms Collide at Rose City Comic Con 2019

By Kevin Hoskinson Photos by Kevin Hoskinson Staff Reporter The worlds of comics, toys, cosplay, movies, television, and celebrity collided in Portland this weekend for the annual Rose City Comic Con. From its humble beginnings in 2012, it has grown into one of the most significant pop culture events in the Pacific Northwest. The con…Read moreRead more

Angel #1 Review

By Laura Streppone Angel, the vampire, non-vampire, with a soul, is living to see another day in the new Twenty-First Century, with his return thanks to BOOM! Studios, a publishing house owned by 20th Century FOX. Angel, a character created originally by Joss Whedon, who also created the highly well known Buffy the Vampire Slayer,…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 Galaxy Awaits- The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Coming This November

By Staff Reports Dark Horse Books, Lucasfilm Ltd., Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts present The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The new book, which was created in close collaboration between the four companies, is a full-color, oversized hardcover volume that captures the design process of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a galaxy-spanning, action-adventure…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

The Devil Gets His Due in The Art of Cuphead

By Staff Reports Come one, come all! It’s time for a special announcement of a thrilling compendium!! Dark Horse Books and Studio MDHR are thrilled to present The Art of Cuphead! This vintage-style art extravaganza is the perfect book for fans of Cuphead. Get transported back to the golden age of 1930s animation with an…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

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 and Disney Expand on the Magic of “Dumbo”

By Staff Reports On March 29, 2019, fans of all ages will experience the magic of Disney’s beloved classic Dumbo like never before on the big screen with a live-action adaptation by the one and only Tim Burton. Ahead of this highly anticipated family feature is a graphic novel from Disney and Dark Horse Books…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

The Whimsical and Beautiful Meet in Tara McPherson’s Latest Art Book

By Staff Reports Extraordinary illustrations, vibrant colors, and bold fantasies fill the pages of artist Tara McPherson’s most recent collection of work: Wandering Luminations: The Art of Tara McPherson. The chaotic wonders of science, mythology, and the power of the feminine form are at the core of the works compiled in Wandering Luminations. This powerful…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Unmasks a Second Edition of The Mask Omnibus

By Staff Reports From creative team John Arcudi (B.P.R.D., Rumble) and Doug Mahnke (Lobo, Green Lantern), Dark Horse Comics is thrilled to bring fans a second edition of The Mask Omnibus, collecting The Mask, The Mask Returns, and The Mask Strikes Back in full size for the first time! This original comic trilogy inspired the…Read moreRead more

NYCC 2018: Dark Horse Announces Convention Exclusives for New York Comic Con 2018

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is proud to announce its selection of exclusive merchandise available at NYCC! We have two new gorgeous convention exclusive variant covers set to debut: The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1 and Stranger Things #1! Dark Horse will also reveal a new American Gods: Sweeney’s Coin Replica. Please note, there will…Read moreRead more

Matt Kindt Titles Mind MGMT and Dept. H Get the Omnibus Treatment at Dark Horse

By Staff Reports Fans of visionary creator Matt Kindt will soon have the chance to collect some of his greatest works in a new and affordable omnibus format! Mind MGMT Omnibus: The Manager and the Futurist and Dept. H Omnibus Volume 1: Pressure & After the Flood are the first installments in Matt Kindt’s omnibus…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Comics will Publish the Final Graphic Novel Written by Anthony Bourdain

By Staff Reports Anthony Bourdain’s Hungry Ghosts reunites the bestselling writer, chef, and award-winning television host with accomplished co-writer Joel Rose, his friend and longtime collaborator, for a series of horror stories inspired by the popular Japanese Edo period parlour game of Hyakumonogatari Kaidankai. The graphic novel substitutes chefs in place of the traditional samurai,…Read moreRead more

Ryan Ferrier and Alejandro Aragon Present a Vision of Post-WW3 America in “Death Orb”

By Staff Reports From the creator of D4VE and Kennel House Blues and the artist of 28 Days Later and Robocop comes Death Orb, a fast-paced manga-style action adventure in the vein of Mad Max. Writer Ryan Ferrier, artist Alejandro Aragon, and colorist Chris O’Halloran invite you to take a wild ride through their post-apocalyptic…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse and Dice Step Back Onto the Battlefield

By Staff Reports Dark Horse Books and EA DICE are proud to present The Art of Battlefield V! This new art book is the latest installment in Dark Horse and EA DICE’s partnership, following 2016’s The Art of Battlefield 1 tome. Discover the art behind the action of DICE’s iconic first-person shooter, collected in a…Read moreRead more

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #2 Review- Dance with the Devil

By Nolan P. Smith It’s that time again, time for the latest issue of Dark Horse Comic’s Black Hammer series as Age of Doom #2 hits shelves. Last issue, we saw Lucy Weber, daughter of the lost hero Black Hammer, become lost herself in a hellish place that lacks any common sense. Does she make…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse and CD Projekt Red Present “The Witcher Library Edition”

By Staff Reports The Witcher fans rejoice! Dark Horse and CD PROJEKT RED are making it easier than ever for The Witcher fans to catch up on the tie-in graphic novels and comics series in The Witcher Library Edition. CD PROJEKT RED’s The Witcher is a dark fantasy RPG game series with a character-driven, non-linear…Read moreRead more

The Art of God of War Review: You Are Not Ready

By Nolan P. Smith It’s the biggest game to come out so far this year, and it’s exceeding all expectations. Santa Monica Studio brought back Kratos in a brand new God of War game for the PlayStation 4. With this art book from Dark Horse, we get to see the detail and beauty that went…Read moreRead more

Black Hammer-Age of Doom #1 Review: Back to Life, Back to Reality

By Nolan P. Smith It’s been awhile since we visited the team in the Black Hammer universe, as we have seen the world from Sherlock Frankenstein’s view, and we have seen what the forgotten hero Doctor Star has been struggling with, but what about Abraham Slam? Col. Weird? Golden Gail and the rest? And the…Read moreRead more

American Gods: My Ainsel #2 Review

By Nolan P. Smith You know Ainsel, right? Mike Ainsel? Quiet guy, big guy, stays to himself. No? Well, you might know him as another name: Shadow Moon. The second issue of Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: My Ainsel rolls on, and Shadow continues his “new life” in Lakeside. Based on the novel by Neil Gaiman,…Read moreRead more

American Gods: My Ainsel #1 Review

By Nolan P. Smith The next installment of American Gods starts right here as Dark Horse Comics brings us American Gods: My Ainsel #1, from the same creative folks that brought us the last series, Shadows. Written by Neil Gaiman and P. Craig Russel with art by Scott Hampton and P. Craig Russel, we get…Read moreRead more

American Gods Volume 1: Shadows Review

By Nolan P. Smith American Gods is one of the most celebrated books in recent memory. With a hit TV series on Starz, Dark Horse made every fan’s dream come true when they announced they would be adapting the book into a comic book series. With volume 1, we get the entire first mini-series, which…Read moreRead more

Matt Kindt Tells More Tall Tales at Dark Horse

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is pleased to announce an Expanded Edition of 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man from New York Times bestselling graphic novelist Matt Kindt! 3 Story: The Secret History of the Giant Man (Expanded Edition) is a decades-spanning tale of love, secrets, aging, espionage, and family set in…Read moreRead more

Doctor Star and the Kingdom of Lost Tomorrows #1 Review: Look to the Sky

By Nolan P. Smith I have said it numerous times in my reviews: Dark Horse Comics’ Black Hammer is one of my favorite books in recent memory. The exploration of the superhero archetypes we know and love become grounded and humanized, with fantastic results. With Doctor Star, we get another spin-off that introduces a new…Read moreRead more

Rashomon: A Commissioner Heigo Kobayashi Case Review

By Nolan P. Smith When I first came across this book, I knew I had to get it. Set in one of my favorite time periods, that being feudal Japan, and by one of the most talented guys in the business, Victor Santos (Mice Templar, Violent Love), right off the bat, my expectations rose. With…Read moreRead more

The Art of Rick and Morty Review: A “Rick”ing Good Time

From Tiny Rick to Hamurai, It’s all in The Art of Rick and Morty By Nolan P. Smith One of the most popular animated series on the planet has to be the absurd, sometimes frightfully realistic Rick and Morty. The misadventures of a genius grandfather and his not so genius grandson just returned for a…Read moreRead more

Dark Horse Reveals Breathtaking Limited Edition of The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts

Legend of Zelda Fans, Prepare to Be Unsheathed By Staff Reports In late 2016, Dark Horse announced the next installment in their legendary partnership with Nintendo® would be The Legend of Zelda™: Art & Artifacts. Today, Dark Horse is excited to reveal a limited edition of The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts! Fans who…Read moreRead more