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 myself that it has taken […]

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 well as a bonus section […]

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 ever after that was never […]

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 collection showcases the artist’s most […]

God of War #1 Review: War Never Ends

By Nolan P. Smith It’s one of the best games of 2018, and one of the greatest franchises to hit consoles. Thanks to Dark Horse Comics, God of War is now a comic, giving us an early look at Kratos and his son, Atreus. Written by Chris Roberson (Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.) , with art by Tony Parker (This Damned […]

Dive Into the Deep End With Berger Books The Girl In The Bay

By Staff Reports As revealed at the “Berger Books: The Second Wave” panel at New York Comic Con, The Girl in the Bay is the latest addition to the critically acclaimed Berger Books imprint at Dark Horse Comics. Eisner Award-winning writer J.M. DeMatteis (Brooklyn Dreams, Seekers into the Mystery, Impossible, Incorporated) and acclaimed artist Corin Howell (Transformers Windblade, The Mighty […]

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 be a fixed number of […]

The Behemoth of Manga Berserk to Receive Deluxe Editions at Dark Horse

By Staff Reports Kentaro Miura’s Berserk has outraged, horrified, and delighted readers since 1989. Now, the champion of adult fantasy manga is presented in a handsome embossed hardcover edition amassing the first three Berserk volumes in Kentaro Miura’s preferred 7×10″ format, with further volumes to come to present the entire series in deluxe matching bookshelf collections. One of the most […]

War Bears #1 Review: A Comic Within A Comic

I didn’t quite know what to expect from Dark Horse Comics’ War Bears. I checked out the last book from Margaret Atwood, Angel Catbird, and figured this had to be somehow connected to it. Instead, we get a story embroiled in Toronto, 1943 of a young comic book artist trying to make a name for himself. From Atwood and Ken […]

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, and transforms the classic stories […]

Dark Horse to Release Comics Worthy of the Gods with God of War

By Staff Reports Following the immense success of the God of War video game for PlayStation®4 and the art book chronicling its creation, Dark Horse, Santa Monica Studio, and Sony Interactive Entertainment are pleased to reveal art from the upcoming God of War comic series. This new four-issue miniseries is full of Norse mythology-inspired action. Writer Chris Roberson (iZombie, Witchfinder), […]

She Could Fly #1 Review: Disturbingly New Heights

By Nolan P. Smith As part of the new imprint, Berger Books, from Dark Horse Comics, She Could Fly offers a totally different look at the world of an emerging superpower. Instead of seeing the world through this flying woman, we see it through the eyes of a mentally disturbed high school girl with an unhealthy obsession for the new […]

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 American landscape filled with death […]

Stranger Things Becomes a Comic Book Series at Dark Horse

By Staff Reports Dark Horse and Netflix are excited to announce a strange, new partnership of a multi-year publishing line based on the hit Netflix Original series, Stranger Things! Set to debut in September 2018, the officially licensed publishing program will give fans of the beloved show an opportunity to explore the mysterious world of Hawkins, Indiana. Dark Horse will […]

Sword Daughter #1 Review: To the Point

By Nolan P. Smith I had been looking forward to this book since it was first announced. It sounded interesting, looked great, and had some high power talent connected to it. Now that I have read the debut issue of Sword Daughter from Dark Horse Comics, I can say it was worth the wait. From Brian Wood, with art by […]

Berger Books Takes a New Trip with “LaGuardia”

By Staff Reports From Hugo, Nebula and World Fantasy Award-winning author Nnedi Okorafor and critically acclaimed illustrator Tana Ford comes LaGuardia. This new four-issue miniseries is the latest addition to the second wave of titles in the Berger Books imprint at Dark Horse. LaGuardia reunites Nnedi Okorafor (Who Fears Death, Binti, Akata) and Tana Ford (Silk, Duck!), the powerhouse creative […]

Berger Books to Publish a Dystopian Spin on the Dickens Classic in “Olivia Twist”

By Staff Reports Dark Horse and Berger Books are pleased to announce the next series in the critically-acclaimed imprint, Olivia Twist, a female-centric futuristic fable. Olivia Twist marks the first time internationally-bestselling novelist Darin Strauss (Chang and Eng, More Than It Hurts You) will venture into the comics medium. Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for his memoir […]

Ether: The Copper Golems #1 Review: Where I Belong

  By Nolan P. Smith When Matt Kindt and David Rubin brought us the first Ether mini-series in 2016-2017, it caught readers off guard. The story of a broken down man of science Boone Dias and his adventures that traversed our world into a mythical world known as the Ether is one that caught the public’s eye and heart. Back […]

Dark Horse to Publish Library Edition of “Black Hammer”

By Staff Reports Black Hammer fans will have another opportunity to visit their favorite superhero farm in the Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1! Black Hammer Library Edition Volume 1 collects the first chapter of the highly acclaimed, Eisner Award-winning superhero saga in a deluxe, oversized hardcover format from Jeff Lemire (Gideon Falls, Descender) and Dean Ormston (Lucifer, Sandman). “I […]

“Usagi Yojimbo” Creator Stan Sakai Wins Inaugural Joe Kubert Storyteller Award

By Staff Reports Dark Horse is thrilled to congratulate our longtime friend and partner Stan Sakai as the first winner of the Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award presented to the celebrated cartoonist Saturday at Ontario’s Comic Con Revolution. Sakai is best known as the creator of the iconic anthropomorphic rabbit ronin Usagi Yojimbo, a fan-favorite comic series that has delighted […]