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Dark Horse to Release New Edition of Steven Grant and Vince Giarrano’s Crime Drama Badlands!

Steven Grant and Vince Giarrano’s crime drama Badlands is the fictional depicting of events leading up to the assassination of JFK and examines the question of whether there was a second shooter.

Dark Horse is releasing a new edition of the long out of print Badlands – with a new cover by Tim Bradstreet – on March 14, 2018. Pre-orders are now being taken.

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Dark Horse Bringing The Art of Metal Gear Solid I–IV To North America!

Dark Horse and Konami are partnering to publish The Art of Metal Gear Solid I–IV – a collection twenty years in the making, and translated into English for the first time.

The Art of Metal Gear Solid I–IV offers fans a look at twenty years of concept and key art from Yoji Shinkawa, art director and illustrator behind Metal Gear Solid, MGS2: Sons of Liberty, MGS3: Snake Eater, MGS4: Guns of the Patriots, and MGS: Peace Walker.

The Art of Metal Gear Solid I–IV will be in stores on May 8, 2018. Pre-orders are now being taken.

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Dark Horse Offers 15-Year Retrospective On Rachet & Clank!

Dark Horse Books, Insomniac Games and Sony Interactive Entertainment have partnered to create a look back at eleven games and  fifteen years of Ratchet & Clank in The Art of Rachet & Clank.

The Art of Ratchet & Clank collects a wealth of never before seen concept art combined with commentary that chronicles the games’ evolution.

The Art of Ratchet & Clank will be released on February 21, 2018. Pre-orders are being taken at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, TFAW, and your local comic shop.

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BOOM! Studios’ Archaia Releasing Full-Color Hardcover Pizzeria Kamikaze!

In Pizzeria Kamikaze, after committing suicide, narrator Mordy is condemned to an afterlife where he still has to attend a crappy job in a place no less crappy than the place he came from. When he discovers that his beloved ex-girlfriend is there, too, he embarks on a much-needed road trip through an absurdist and fantastical landscape to find her.

First published in black and white by Alternative Comics in 2006, writer Etgar Keret (The Seven Good Years) and artist Asaf Hanuka’s graphic novel will be released in a full-color, hardcover edition. It will be in stores in February at comics shops, bookstores and digital content providers.

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Dark Horse Publishing The Hellboy Omnibus Collection!

Dark Horse Books will be undertaking the task of publishing Hellboy’s complete story – collected in chronological order for the first time – beginning with the first Hellboy series, Seed of Destruction.

There will be four volumes of Hellboy Omnibus and two volumes of Hellboy: The Complete Short Stories. Each volume will feature new covers by Mike Mignola and Dave Stewart.

Hellboy Omnibus Volume 1: Seed of Destruction will be in comics shops on May 23, 2018 and bookstores on June 5, 2018. Pre-orders are now being taken for Hellboy Omnibus Volume 1: Seed of Destruction and Hellboy: The Complete Short Stories Volume 1.

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Voyageur Press To Release TREKNOLOGY: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive!

Over the course of its various incarnations, Star Trek® has influenced scientists, astronauts and inventors.

Now, Voyaguer Press is releasing TREKNOLOGY: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive – a book that examines how Trek technology works – and how some of it has crossed over into the real world (and why some of it won’t).

TREKNOLOGY: The Science of Star Trek from Tricorders to Warp Drive, by Ethan Siegel, will be in stores on October 15th.

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Unique Relationship Propels A Small Charred Face!

A gentle vampire named Bamboo saves the life of a small boy named Kyo and a unique friendship is born in Kazuki Sakuraba’s novel A Small Charred Face (translated by Jocelyne Allen).

A Small Charred Face is the next release from VIZ Media’s Haiksoru imprint – bringing the best of Japanese science fiction and fantasy to North America. It will be in stores on September 19th.

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Inside Moebius Part 1 Newest Addition to Dark Horse’s Moebius Library!

Dark Horse and Moebius Production have announced that Inside Moebius Part 1 will be the third volume in Dark Horse’s Moebius Library.

Moebius Library: Inside Moebius Part 1 follows Moebius as he explores both his mind and the beautiful, expansive desert of his own creation.

Moebius Library: Inside Moebius Part 1 is set for a February, 2018 release.

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Dark Horse To Adapt Neil Gaiman’s Only the End of the World Again As Deluxe Hardcover!

Dark Horse will release a deluxe hardcover edition of Neil Gaiman’s Only the End of the World Again on January 24, 2018.

Blending the worlds of H.P. Lovecraft and Roger Zelazny, the book follows a claims adjuster who sets up shop in Innsmouth, Massachusetts only to discover that the world may be ending and that the instrument of destruction is a werewolf . . . which he also happens to be.

Only the End of the World Again is available for pre-order on Amazon, TFAW, and at your local comic shop. Visit DarkHorse.com for more information.

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VIZ Media and Wizards of the Coast Announce Fifth Magic: The Gathering Art Book!

VIZ Media and Wizards of the Coast have announced the release date for the fifth book in the series of art books taken from Magic: The Gathering – The Art of Magic: The Gathering – Ixalan.

The 240-page volume will feature dozens of full-color works by an impressive array of talented artists, including Christine Choi, Daarken and Titus Lunter, and will be complemented with additional in-depth lore by bestselling author and Magic: The Gathering Senior Game Designer James Wyatt.

Magic: The Gathering – Ixalan will be released in January, 2018.

In addition, pre-orders are now being taken for The Art of Magic: The Gathering – Amonkhet, which will be released on July 4th.

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VIZ Media Celebrates Two Studio Ghibli Anniversaries with Castle in the Sky and Princess Mononoke Books!

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Hayao Miyazki’s first film, Castle in the Sky. It’s also the 20th anniversary of what many consider to be his magnum opus, Princess Mononke.

To celebrate these anniversaries, VIZ Media will release full-color picture books for each film in December.

The new books capture the magic of the legendary studio’s animated films with easy-to-read text, full-color pictures direct from the film, and a family-friendly oversized hardcover format aimed at readers of all ages.

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